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.
Click here for Having Hard Conversations PDF
Click here for Discussion Protocols PDF
Click here for Innovation, Practices and Pitfalls PDF
Click here for Leadership Through Design PDF
Click here for Creating a Powerful Marketing Plan PDF
Click here for Find Your Niche: Creating a Powerful Value Proposition PDF
Click here for Identity and Direction PDF
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
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.
For links to Pat Bassett’s presentations, click here: www.headsuped.com/resources.
Visit her website for more information: www.quietrev.com.
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
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.
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
Click below for T-4, T-20, T-39, & T-55 resources:
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:
Click on the links below for more resources from John:
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.
Visit the Penumbra Theatre website: www.penumbratheatre.org.
Click here for T-8 Using Social Enterprise to Achieve Sustainability While Preserving Your Mission
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
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.
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
Click here for T-30 Creative Spelling & Vocabulary Strategies
Click here for T-30 Creative Spelling & Vocabulary Strategies (Photo Zip File)
Click here for T-26 Positive Discipline: A Class for Parents & Teachers
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
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
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)
Click here for F-13 Designing activities to motivate students to read in foreign language
Click here for T-16 Progressive Education in Any Setting
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
Click here for F-53 Game Based Learning & Assessment
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.)
Click here for F-29 The National Writing Project Across the Curriculum