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Monday, October 8 • 10:15am - 11:30am
Finish Strong: Teaching Academic Perserverance

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Perhaps the most important skill that students must learn at school is academic perseverance. In this workshop Jacob Clifford will focus on the six main reasons why students give up and provide specific activities and teaching strategies that help students develop tenacity and grit. Emphasizing the importance of this skill will improve your students’ capacity and willingness to learn. Teachers will walk away from this workshop with a renewed desire to reach out to students and help them succeed.

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Jacob Clifford

College Board
Jacob Clifford is a teacher at San Pasqual High School in Escondido, California. SPHS is a Title I suburban high school with a diverse student population. In 2004, Jacob was asked to develop a summer bridge program that prepared new students for the rigor of Advanced Placement* courses... Read More →

Monday October 8, 2018 10:15am - 11:30am CDT
B100: Auditorium