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Sharpening the Saw - How to Craft a Presentation

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Facilitator(s): Michele Jones
Date:December 06, 2017
Time:1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Sherwood Park (Elk Island Catholic Schools, Central Learning Services)
160 Festival Way
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Course code: 18-LE-158

Target Audience

New and experienced Consultants and Coaches

About this learning opportunity

This interactive session is designed to support new and experienced consultants and coaches who would benefit from some "quick win" tips and strategies to enhance their work in the district.
The goal is to help consultants deliver compelling, engaging sessions and avoid pitfalls in their design for facilitating adult learning oportunities. 
Key topics in the session include:
  • Slip-Ups & Pet Peeves
  • Intentional Design
  • Maximizing Components of a Session
  • Our Role as Change Agent
  • Professional Presenters & Audience Awareness
  • Designing Visuals & Sharing Session Content
  • Group Structures
  • Brain-friendly practices - Making Learning Stick

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Michele Jones is on secondment from Black Gold Regional Schools. Michele has worked in the educational field since 1996. She recently completed a year as a full time instructional coach, working primarily with beginning teachers. She has taught a wide variety of subjects, in divisions 1, 2 and 3. She has led numerous professional learning opportunities, such as peer walk-throughs’ and the cross-curricular competencies sessions at the school level. She was an AISI lead teacher for 5 years and has been a Health Champion lead teacher since 2007. Michele holds a Masters of Education degree in the area of Educational Leadership. She is also a certified Google Educator. She is passionate about all things that support our Alberta student and adult learners in today’s fast paced world.

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