2016 - 26th Annual Learning Symposium
Passion, Perseverance, Purpose – Developing the Mindset for Success
Presented by David Meketon, Research Coordinator Duckworth Lab, University of Pennsylvania
The focus of the 26th Annual Learning Symposium was Mindset. David Meketon, the Research Coordinator for the Duckworth Lab started by Dr. Angela Duckworth at the University of Pennsylvania, was our Keynote Presenter. He delivered an informative lecture on the effect of grit and mindset on a person’s education. For privacy reasons, we are unable to share his presentation.
Below, you can find video recordings of breakout sessions that were conducted on January 29, 2016, after Mr. Meketon’s keynote lecture. Each of these breakout sessions complemented Mr. Meketon’s keynote lecture and focused on a variety of topics associated with “GRIT: Passion, Perseverance, and Purpose, Developing the Mindset for Success”.
The Ins and Outs of ADHD
Ins and Outs of ADHD, Presented by Mel Cohen, M.D.
Response to Intervention (RTI),
Presented by Susan Houser, LSSP
LD Assessment and Eligibility
LD Assessment and Eligibility, Presented by Diana Kenny, LSSP
Challenging Behaviors at Home and School
Presented by John Reynolds, M.A., LSSP, BCBA
Sense of Self – Healthy Support for Identity Development
Presented by Jill Thurber, PhD
Ethics Track, Presented by a panel of professionals:
Medical Presenter: Thomas C. Jefferson, M.D.
Education Presenter: Laurie Klose, PhD, LSSP
Communication Disorders Presenter: Patricia Brannon, M.A., CCCSLP
Legal Presenter: Gabe Quintanilla