March 12, 2014 - Breakout Sessions

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Broadway ASignature Features of High-Quality Career Technical Programs - Southern Regional Education Board, Brentwood

Broadway BWays to Use the iPad and Web 2.0 Tools as Tools to Implement Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom. - Unity High School, Tolono

Coral"Fracking"! The Transformation of the Energy Landscape - Three Rivers Education for Employment System (TREES), Joliet

JadeMelding Climate, Culture, College Readiness and Project Lead the Way Together to Achieve Increased Student Achievement on the ACT. - Catalyst-Maria , Chicago

Marsalis IStudents, Courses, Teachers, Grades and Assessments - Connecting the Dots - Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield

Marsalis IIOne School's Cross-Disciplinary Approach to the "Art of Argument" - Neuqua Valley High School , Naperville

New Orleans BallroomLessons from the Back of the Classroom - Hope 4 the Wounded LLC,

Preservation Hall AiPad the Interactive Whiteboard: Teach from Anywhere in the Room - Bloom High School District 206, Chicago Heights

RubySupporting Rigorous FCS Programs Through Project Based Learning and Entrepreneurship - Lanphier High School, Springfield

Salon IIRules of Engagement: Winning the "This is Boring" War - Middle Matters & More, Lexington

Salon IVHigh School RTI-Making it Work at the Secondary Level - Kaneland High School , Maple Park

Salon VProject Lead The Way BioMedical Sciences-- Project-Based STEM - University of Illinois, Champaign

Salon VIRecycled as Art: Sparking Interest in Welding Programs - Indian Valley Vocational Center, Sandwich

SapphireCreating Coherence and Clarity to Your School Improvement Plan - LaSalle-Peru Township High School, LaSalle

TheaterPlanning With the End in Mind - Performance Learning Systems, Allentown

Turquoise ALiteracy Strategies in CTE - Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove

1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Broadway CImplementing the Accountability Mechanism: A Reflection on Curriculum-Based Reform Initiatives - Elmwood Park High School, Elmwood Park

Salon IIIPractical Solutions for Serious Problems in Standards-Based Grading. - College of Education, University of Kentucky, Lexington

Turquoise BPARCC Assessment and Common Core State Standards: Implications for the Classroom - Partner in Education, Alpha