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researchED Philadelphia 2018

27th October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

After New York (twice) and Washington, researchED USA moves to Philadelphia with a killer line up of teachers, academics, leaders, researchers, and everyone in between, to discuss what works, what works best, and when, in education. Come along and be part of an evidence informed revolution that brings a democratic voice to the practitioner, and helps improve the life chances of children everywhere.


Internationally renowned education expert Dylan Wiliam, Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at the UCL Institute of Education

Session: Why what we’re doing right now won’t help much, and what we can do instead

Twitter: @dylanwiliam

Confirmed Speakers so far:
Naomi Baron, Professor of Linguistics & author of Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World
Katharine Beals & Catherine Johnson, @KatharineBeals
Tom Bennett, @tombennett71
Harvey Bischof, @HarveyBischof
Karin Chenoweth @karinchenoweth
Daisy Christodoulou, @daisychristo
Pedro de Bruyckere @thebandb
Max Eden @maxeden99
David Fortin, @stuckinphilly1
Efrat Furst, @EfratFurst
Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, author of Becoming Brilliant @KathyandRo1
Amy Holbrook, Rebecca Parker, Mandy Polen (@MreaAmy@BeckyParkerMRLS@MandyPolen)– Instructional Coaches from Mad River School District, Dayton, OH
Cara Jackson, @caragerber
Eric Kalenze, @erickalenze
Ian Kelleher  & Glenn Whitman, @ijkelleher @gwhitmancttl
North Landesman @mrlandesman
Sherry Lewkowicz, @sherrylewkow, @TheWritingRevol
Andrew Lyman-Buttler @TAquaticus
Tanji Reed Marshall, Ph.D. @Remarsh76
Nancy Peter, Director of the McKinney Center for STEM Education, Philadelphia Education Fund
Ben Riley, @benjaminriley
Ian Rowe, @IanVRowe
Tom Sherrington, @teacherhead
Pamela Snow, @PamelaSnow2
Stanford Thompson, @stanfordleon
Cassy Turner, @Cassyt
Christopher Weiss, @chrisweiss_175
Parent-Advocacy Panel — including NYC Parents Union’s Mona Davids @MonaDavids, Clive Packer @clivepacker, Robert Pondiscio @rpondiscio  & Erika Sanzi (@esanzi) as moderator
Thanks to our partnership with the Philadelphia Education Fund, Act 48 credits will be available to PA-based educators


Nancy Peter

Evaluating Professional Development: Did it Make a Difference?

Max Eden

Discipline Reform - The Rhetoric vs. The Evidence

Ian Rowe

18 to 18 - How Public Prep charter school network operationalizes its core values

Amy Holbrook, Becky Parker & Mandy Polen

Practitioner Insights on Implementing High-Quality, Knowledge-Building Curriculum

Tanji Reed Marshall

Working Towards Linguistic Equity: Language Varieites in the English Language Arts Classroom

Daisy Christodoulou

Assessing student writing with comparative judgement: How it works, why it's so reliable, and what it looks like for teachers

Pedro De Bruyckere

The Ingredients for Great Teaching

Katharine Beals & Catherine Johnson

Facilitating Un-facilitated Communication in Autism: how systematic instruction and implicit learning can unlock what’s locked inside

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D.

How high quality language environments create high quality learning environments

Dave Fortin

Hannah Arendt's The Crisis in Education

Stanford Thompson

Orchestras of Change: Building Transferable Executive Functioning Skills

Parent Advocacy Panel

Mona Davids, Clive Packer, Robert Pondiscio, Gwen Samuel, and Erika Sanzi as moderator

Tom Sherrington

Why is Barak Rosenshine's Principles of Instruction paper so good?

Andrew Lyman-Buttler

Retrieval practice and effective assessment in secondary science: a blended approach

Ian Kelleher & Glenn Whitman

Using the Science of Learning to Teach Teachers the Science of Learning

Naomi Baron

Reading in Print or Onscreen: Does It Matter for Learning?

Pamela Snow

Can targeted teacher professional development improve children's oral language, literacy, and mental health at Grade 3?

Karin Chenoweth

ExtraOrdinary Districts

North Landesman

The Research on Homework: Evidence based suggestions and the obstacles to implementing them well

Dylan Wiliam

How is educational research supposed to improve education?

Sherry Lewkowicz

The Writing Revolution

Harvey Bischof

What's the Union Doing Here?

Eric Kalenze

What the Academy Taught Us

Christopher Weiss

What's New with the What Works Clearinghouse

Tom Bennett

Behaviour lessons from the best UK schools

Efrat Furst

The science of acquiring new knowledge

Benjamin Riley

Learning by Scientific Design

Cara Jackson

Should We Trust "What the Research Says"? How to Evaluate Research Claims

Cassy Turner

How to derive basic facts so students can master them


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27th October 2018
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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St. Joseph’s Preparatory School
1733 West Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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