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Are you looking for opportunities to learn more about student agency? The following curated list guides educators and families to events sponsored by Gateway and other student agency allies. If you are interested in visiting Gateway to understand how we implement student agency practices, you can schedule a visit here

Learning How to Learn

Learning How to Learn

Conference

Friday, November 22 - Sunday, November 24, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA Map

Applying Learning Sciences for Deeper Reasoning, Retention, and Reflection

Join us for our 20th anniversary event, which will explore the science of effective teaching and ways to engage deeper learning

"Pretty much anyone can do better in any subject if they know about learning. Your brain is more powerful than you think."
– Barbara Oakley, PhD, Oakland University; Co-Author, Learning How to Learn

Educating Anxious Mind

Educating Anxious Mind

Conference

Friday, February 14 - Sunday, February 16, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, CA Map

Using Brain Science and Mindfulness to Reduce Anxiety, Adversity, and Trauma and Create Safer, Calmer Schools

Teaching in an Age of Rising Trauma and Anxiety in Children 

This conference will explore the science of adversity and the effects of toxic stress, anxiety, and trauma on brain development, learning, and achievement. Discover ways to establish mindful, trauma-sensitive classrooms and interventions for children and teens and the importance of promoting safer, secure schools and stable, caring, and supportive relationships with parents and teachers.

Fostering Self-Actualized Minds in School

Fostering Self-Actualized Minds in School

Conference

Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 3, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel, New York, NY Map

Improving School Climate, Social Connections, Self-Esteem, and Self-Compassion to Increase Achievement and Wellbeing

Using Psychology to Meet Children's Self and Social Needs

 This conference will explore the science of love, belonging, and social connections, self-esteem and self-compassion, mindfulness, and meaning; how they are connected to academic achievement and wellbeing; and ways you can help your students, and yourselves, feel secure, accepted, connected, confident, and successful.

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