Jeff Carpenter gives invited presentation at High Schools That Work conference
The assistant professor of education gave two presentations at the 27th Annual High Schools that Work Conference in Charlotte, NC on July 18th and 19th.
Jeff Carpenter, an assistant professor of education, gave two presentations to more than 500 educators at the 27th Annual High Schools that Work Conference in Charlotte, NC. High Schools that Work, a program administered by Southern Regional Education Board, is the nation's largest school improvement initiative for high school leaders and teachers, with more than 1,200 sites in 30 states. The annual conference featured over 500 sessions and more than 4,500 participants.
On July 18, Carpenter first gave an invited presentation, titled "Sharing Responsibility for Learning - The Student's Role," which expanded upon ideas from an October 2012 Phi Delta Kappan article he published with colleague Jennifer Pease of James Madison University. On July 19, Carpenter gave a presentation titled "How Twitter can Support Student and Teacher Learning." Both presentations attracted standing-room only audiences.