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Tuesday, February 25 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Making it real: Authentic Learning/Engaging Instruction and preparation for the workplace and citizenship

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Deep and lasting learning results when learners are intrinsically motivated, and intrinsic motivation is a common result of providing students with Authentic Learning opportunities. Students will learn curriculum and standards more deeply when they are solving real problems for real people, and these units and lessons also provide the perfect opportunity for students to learn and practice the essential skills for success in the workplace and society. Join us to learn why this is important and how to create these experiences in your classroom.

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Jason Klein

Director of P-20 Initiatives, Northern Illinois University
Jason Klein is currently the Director of P-20 Initiatives at Northern Illinois University. In this role, he facilitates the P-20 Network to support school district and community college leaders, engages in statewide and local research projects, and working with directly with educators... Read More →

Tuesday February 25, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am
Schaumburg C