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Post-Event Resources

ISACS will post resources from recent conferences, workshops and learning bridge webinars as they become available. If you are looking for a past resource and do not see it posted on the website, please contact us.
 

2016 ACADEMY FOR DIVISION HEADS 

We hope you enjoyed ISACS' 2016 Academy for Division Heads at the Hotel Palomar in Chicago, IL.

Please find the post conference speaker resources for the 2016 ISACS Academy for Division Heads.

Pat Bassett
Click here for Heads Up Educational Consulting Resource Page

Hadley Ferguson/Ed Camp
Click here for Ed Camp Presentation
Click here for Ed Camp Session Board
 

2016 HEADS OF SCHOOL CONFERENCE

We hope you enjoyed ISACS' 2016 Heads Conference at the Swissotel in Chicago, IL.

To date, we have received the following speaker handouts and other links to resources. They are listed alphabetically by presenter. Please check back periodically as we will continue adding handouts as they are received.

Jennifer Abrams
Click here for Having Hard Conversations PDF
Click here for Discussion Protocols PDF

Greg Bamford
Click here for Innovation, Practices and Pitfalls PDF
Click here for Leadership Through Design PDF

Tim Calkins
Click here for Creating a Powerful Marketing Plan PDF
Click here for Find Your Niche: Creating a Powerful Value Proposition PDF

Claudia Daggett
Click here for Identity and Direction PDF

Marc Levinson
Click here for Advanced Placement: Evaluating the Head of School Transition (Presentation)
Click here for Advanced Placement: Evaluating the Head of School Transition (Booklet)
Click here for more information on MISBO

Devereaux McClatchey & Ada McElroy: Carney, Sandoe & Associates
Click here for Reimagining Multicultural Recruitment for the 21st Century PDF

Caryn Pass
Click here for Hot Legal Issues Facing Independent Schools: Lessons from the Front Line PDF
 

2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

We hope you enjoyed the 2015 Annual Conference, Doing, Designing, Connecting & Thinking. We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 Annual Conference, Doing, Designing, Connecting & Thinking 2 in Columbus, OH on November 3-4, 2016. 

To date, we have received the following speaker handouts and other links to resources. Resources are listed alphabetically by presenter. Please check back periodically as we will continue adding resources as they are received.

If you have any questions, please call the ISACS office at 312-750-1190.

FEATURED PRESENTERS

Pat Bassett
For links to Pat Bassett’s presentations, click here: www.headsuped.com/resources.

Susan Cain
Visit her website for more information: www.quietrev.com

Chris Everett
Click here for T-50 Conduct & Use the ISACS School Community Survey
Click here for T-64 Analyze & Interpret the ISACS School Community Survey Results

Steve Freedman & Sara Hallermann
Click here for T-5 Assessing Creativity & Innovation
Click here for T-42 Assessing Creativity & Innovation
Click here for ISACS Student Work Protocol – Assessing Creativity

Carrie Goldman
Click here for F-3, F-47 Social Media, Cyberbullying, & Digital Citizenship: Healthy Online Interaction 
Click here for F-25, F-68 The Difference Between Normal Social Conflict & True Bullying
Click here for three conference worksheets
Click on the links below for pre-conference readings from Carrie:

  • Click here to read How Do I Know What's Bullying and What's Normal Conflict?
  • Click here to read the Top Ten Steps You Should Take to Respond to Cyberbullying.
  • Click here to read Why Telling Bullying Victims to "Just Fight Back" Doesn't Work.

Gaye Gronlund
Click here for F-5 Individualizing Curriculum in EC: Finding Delight in Each Child
Click here for F-26 Planning for Play-Based Curriculum Based on Individualized Goals in EC
Click here for F-48 Connecting Assessment Documentation to Individualized Planning in EC

Sara Hallermann & Saul Rube
Click here for T-23 Authentic 4Cs Performance Assessment
Click here for T-57 Authentic 4Cs Performance Assessment
Click here for ISACS 4Cs Performance Assessment - Infer the Characteristics

Jean Kaneko
Click below for T-4, T-20, T-39, & T-55 resources:

Sylvia Martinez
Click here for F-2, F-24, F-46, & F-67 resources
Click here to access keynotes, videos, articles and webinars related to the Maker Movement
Click on the links below for more resources from Sylvia:

John Noltner
Click on the links below for more resources from John:

Bob Pearlman
Click here for From Students to Learners: New Learning Environments for 21st Century Learners resources
Click here for We Make Makers! The new Innovation Labs, Makerspaces, and Learning Commons
Click below for more resources from Bob:

  • Click here to read Innovation Labs, Makerspaces, and Learning Commons.
  • Click here to read New Learniing Environments for 21st Centrury Learners.

Penumbra Theatre
Visit the Penumbra Theatre website: www.penumbratheatre.org.

Alan Proctor
Click here for T-8 Using Social Enterprise to Achieve Sustainability While Preserving Your Mission

Michael Thompson
Visit his website: www.michaelthompson-phd.com
Click here for F-1 Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Community, Friendship, Social Power & Bullying 
Click here for F-23 Top 12 Suggestions for Teaching Boys
Click here for F-45 Understanding Families & Dealing with Difficult Parents
Click here for F-66 Coming to Grips with Girl Overachievement & (Relative) Boy Underachievement

David Walsh
Click below for T-2, T-18, T-37 & T-54 resources:

  • Click here for 8 Tips for Making Sure the Mental Health System Works for Your Teen.
  • Click here for 8 Ways to Reduce Digital Distractions and Boost Productivity.
  • Click here for an Addiction Negative Consequences Inventory.
  • Click here to read Addressing Cyberbullying.
  • Click here to read Adolescent Mental Health: 14 Ways to Support Your Teen.
  • Click here to read Can Kids Multitask.
  • Click here for a Cyber-Addiction Symptom Checklist.
  • Click here for Do You Know the Three Pillars for Digital Success?
  • Click here for Executive Function: Skills for School and Life.
  • Click here to read How to Talk to Teenagers: Keeping Your Cool When Things Get Heated.
  • Click here to view the "I'd Rather" Test.
  • Click here to read The Science Behind Tired Teens.
  • Click here for Three Pillars of Digital Health.
  • Click here for Ten Steps to Prevent Discipline Deficit Disorder.
  • Click here to read Why We Can't Always Trust Our Kids (Or Ourselves) to Resist Digital Distractions.
     

MEMBER PRESENTERS

Michelle Beninga & Lindsey Hoyt
Click here for T-62 Connecting Cultures of Kindness

Megan Black and Didi DeBoer
Click here for F-54 Cultivating Stewardship and Eco-Innovation in School Gardens

Shannon Browne & Andrew Roy
Click here for T-48 Doing Design Thinking in Middle School

Mark Childs & Luke Felker
Click here for T-60 Teaching Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines

Laura Crowley & Ellie Des Prez
Click here for F-51 Interdisciplinary Teaching: Economics in A Raisin in the Sun

Nicola De Torre
Click here for F-71 Underwater Robotics: ROV Design & Construction

Sharon Deighton & Dean Haratsaris
Click here for F-72 Create CODE: Coding Opportunities Delivered in Education

Sara Dreiling & Elizabeth Shutters
Click here for T-63 The Power of Student Voice

Eric Engel
Click here for T-30 Creative Spelling & Vocabulary Strategies
Click here for T-30 Creative Spelling & Vocabulary Strategies (Photo Zip File)

Nataliya Fillers
Click here for T-26 Positive Discipline: A Class for Parents & Teachers

Erica Foster
Click here for F-57 The Growth Mindset Classroom

David Fript & Daniel Streicher
Click here for F-20 Designing Simulations for Better Learning and Assessment

Susan Freymiller deViller & Josh Pretzer
Click here for F-40 Mindsets, Fitbits, and Atticus Finch

Brad Gill & Mary Beth Hilborn
Click here for F-38 The eContinuum: Documenting Meaningful Student Progress

Raina Green
Click here for F-17 Stereotype Threat in the Social Studies Classroom

Kari Greenan & Johnathan Woodward
Click here for F-43 Celebrating the Gift of Gab

Chelsie Jolley & Richard Magnuson
Click here for F-62 So You want a MakerSpace? Lessons From Our First Year
Click here for the resource page as well.

Timothy Leet & Melissa Soderberg
Click here for T-31 Blow Up Your Silos: Integrating Mission Into School Life

Nikki Lucyk & Deidre McCain
Click here for F-33, titled Truly Innovate with Students in Technology Support

Dominique Metze & Jaci Sloan
Click here for T-13 Preschoolers Today: Leaders of Tomorrow

Diane Nead & Erick Rome
Click here for F-10 Personalize Math Instruction Through Technology

Kathy Novak & Kathy Sapienza
Click here for F-21 Apples: Not Just for Teachers

Adrian Pumphrey
Click here for F-55 Making Sense of a Multi-Dimensional Curriculum (Google Doc)
Click here for F-55 Making Sense of a Multi-Dimensional Curriculum (Handout)

Sébastien Saunoi-Sandgren
Click here for F-13 Designing activities to motivate students to read in foreign language

Karl Sikkenga
Click here for T-16 Progressive Education in Any Setting

Stephanie Sommer
Click here for F-84 Design Thinking in the Upper School Classroom

Mya Sullivan & Sarah Wilson
Click here for T-29 Implementing Skills-Based Equity Curricula

Jessica Wanless
Click here for F-53 Game Based Learning & Assessment​

Lisa Wiltz
Click here for F-34 Fostering Executive Function Skills in Young Learners
(This is a large file with strong graphics, therefore I would suggest saving it to your desktop before viewing.)

Bridget York
Click here for F-29 The National Writing Project Across the Curriculum

 

2015 DIVERSITY SUMMIT: GENDER & GENDER IDENTITY

We hope you enjoyed ISACS' 2015 Diversity Summit: Gender & Gender Identity at the Hotel Allegro in Chicago, IL.

To date, we have received the following speaker handouts and other links to resources. They are listed alphabetically by presenter. Please check back periodically as we will continue adding handouts as they are received.

Dena Samuels
Click here for Challenging Implicit Bias handout
Click here for Practices of Inclusive Educators handout
Click here for Stereotype Threat handout
Click here for Unpacking Colorblindness handout

 







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