Annual Conference for Middle Level Education

Nashville, TN • November 7–9, 2019

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These collaborative and interactive sessions are quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to learn at the AMLE Annual Conference for Middle Level Education. Each 60-minute session is divided into three 15-minute segments, allowing you to get more personal attention from the experts and more information in a short amount of time. Pick your experts, pick your topics, and get ready for engaging presentations and discussions.

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Watch for the digital program guide to be released October 1 with full session details including date, time, and room number.

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DateStrandNameMain PresenterSession Type
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceAdvisory, Relationships, and Student SuccessBledsoe, CareySpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesCo-Teaching: The Professional Behind The M.A.S.K.Christian, ReginaSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesCreating Voracious ReadersMoore, Sara E.Speed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceCultivating a Community of Learners Through Collaborative Professional DevelopmentLesley, PamelaSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceEmpowering Mathematics Intervention Students to Love MathematicsAmick, LisaSpeed Learning
11/07Principal and Teacher Leadership that TransformsEnriching Pre-Practicum Student Teachers Education Through an Embedded Learning Experience Lead by AdministratorsFerguson, KeriannSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesFostering Student Engagement in Meaningful MathematicsFetterly, JamesSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesH3- Healthy Habits of Harmony: An Adventure-Based School Counseling ProgramWilmot, SaraSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceHidden Homelessness in the Middle: Who, What, Where, and Moving ForwardMoulton, Matthew J.Speed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesLet's Give 'Em Something to Talk About: Meaningful Student-led DiscussionBrogan, ChristaSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceMiddle Level Professional Development School (PDS): Intern and Faculty ReflectionsJohnson, Karen J.Speed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesMotivating Students Through Authentic, Hands-on Projects - The Pigman Mock TrialMilligan, DavidSpeed Learning
11/07Characteristics of High Performing Middle SchoolsOne Middle School + Nine MLED Program Graduates from One University = Success for AllYocum, Lois J.Speed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesReading, Research, and Revelations: Student Voice and Community EngagementWright, AngelaSpeed Learning
11/07Principal and Teacher Leadership that TransformsSolving Climate Change Through FailuresShort, DanielSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesStriving for Success in Special Education “Creating the teacher technology toolbox”Monteleone, TinaSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesSuccessful Strategies for Robust Writing!Levy, RoseanneSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesTeaching History in the Online ClassroomYund, NicholasSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceTreats and Threats... Do They Really Work?Hill, DanielSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesUsing Technology to Boost EQ/SEL While Meeting Common Core StandardsColapietro, Lisa A.Speed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom Strategies21st Century Warm-ups: Beginning Lessons with EngagementGomez, MiguelSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesA Middle School Video Production Lab - Our Story from Beginning to End (...so far!)Palchesko, Susan T.Speed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesAre My School’s Technology Implementation Methods Instrumental or Detrimental?Hart, KatieSpeed Learning
11/07Principal and Teacher Leadership that TransformsBuilding an Instructional Dream Team to Ensure Active & Challenging Learning for StudentsMilo, CherylSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceClosing the Achievement Gap Through PartnershipsDietz, Michael J.Speed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceFirst Steps of SEL Implementation in the Middle GradesKilgore, Tobias S.Speed Learning
11/07Principal and Teacher Leadership that TransformsGrowing People & Powerful Teams: Secrets to Creating Dynamic Middle Learning CommunitiesRalph, LukeSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesHow Content Area Teachers Can Increase Student's Literacy Skills through High Impact Learning StrategiesHenderson, LoriSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesIncreasing Engagement with 3-Act Math ActivitiesFitzgerald, JenniferSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesInnovative Technology for Middle Level LearnersPatterson, Tammie T.Speed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceOpen the Circle: TransculturalismKundan, Jitendrapal S.Speed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesPoppin' Off: Leveraging the Influence of Popular Culture for Middle Grades LearnersSmith, KristieSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesPut the World in the Hands of Your Students! Augmented Reality for Social StudiesMiller, NicoleSpeed Learning
11/07Characteristics of High Performing Middle SchoolsSocial Inclusion through Sports and Youth Leadership: The Unified Champion Schools ProgramJacobs, HollySpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesSTEM Careers Begin in Middle GradesKendall, KatherineSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesStrategies and Activities for Teaching Active ListeningFischer, CharlesSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesStudent Voice Among Historically Underrepresented and Economically Disadvantaged StudentsFichera, Dawn M.Speed Learning
11/07Characteristics of High Performing Middle SchoolsSuccessful PLCs in a Small SchoolBono, AliciaSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceThe Holistic Student: Strategies to Promote a Balanced Culture to Meet Students’ NeedsBouldin, CarmenSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesThinking about Problem-Based Learning? Use These 4 Tools for Effortless ImplementationGinel, CathySpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesBuilding Community in the World Language ClassroomConroy, MaureenSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceCreating Peer Leaders at the Middle School LevelAnderson, NinaSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceEmpowered Educators, EMPOWER: Educator Resiliency Matters!Fabre, MonicaSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesGrade By Day, Sleep By Night: Promoting Student Ownership Using Standards Based Learning!DiVenere, DaynaSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceI Got a Story To Tell: Conversations About Race & Identity Among Adolescent Black MalesId-Deen, EffatSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceI Won!! How to Use Video Gaming to Help Students Manage Anxiety and Stress EffectivelyDobson, SuzanneSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesLearning Through Play: Engaging Students Through the Game Design ProcessHolliday, JeffreySpeed Learning
11/07Characteristics of High Performing Middle SchoolsLearning Together: Involving Stakeholders for Early-Post Secondary Opportunities in Middle GradesKing, LyndiSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesMath Talks: Fostering Quality Mathematics Conversations in the ClassroomBennett, Kelly A.Speed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesMythbusting Project Based Learning-standards, Structure & AssessmentPieratt, JenniferSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesNight at the Museum! Create A Museum Exhibit Project to Display Learning In Any ClassroomSpears, TamaraSpeed Learning
11/07Characteristics of High Performing Middle SchoolsPersonalized Learning and Student Agency...Make A Difference!Collins, Robert J.Speed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesPhenomenon-based Learning Using Digitized Museum CollectionsLarson, MadlynSpeed Learning
11/07Principal and Teacher Leadership that TransformsPromoting Teacher Leadership for Beginning Teachers: Lessons Learned from a B.A. to M.Ed. Leadership ProgramJohnson, DustinSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceSchool Safety 101: The Making of a KillerWebb, SteveSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesStand Up For Something!Spencer, JosephSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesStandards Based Grading: What, Why, How?Schmittou, DaveSpeed Learning
11/07Principal and Teacher Leadership that TransformsTeacher TLCGorman, AshleySpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesThe Binomial Cube: Moving from the Concrete to the AbstractWalsh, CSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesUsing the Engaging Books of Graeme Base to Highlight the Care of Our EnvironmentFetterly, JamesSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom Strategies"TinkerCADing" with Tech to Bring Old-School PBL into the 21st CenturyMurphy, ShannonSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesActive Learning in the Middle Grades Math ClassroomEdwards, SusanSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesBefore You Avoid Coding, See Me!Stepp, JulieSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceBuilding a Math Intervention from the Ground UpThomashow, JeremySpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceCitizenship and Civility in the MiddlePowell, SaraSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesContent Literacy Gold MineJohnson, Melissa H.Speed Learning
11/07Characteristics of High Performing Middle SchoolsEmpowering Students through Responsive Advisory MeetingsTilley, JoeSpeed Learning
11/07Characteristics of High Performing Middle SchoolsFlexible Seating in Middle SchoolKocanda, JessicaSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceGoing to College in the Middle GradesSchaefer, Mary BethSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesI Love Nancy, I Hate Nancy: Making Friends with In the MiddleKing, RonaldSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesIn the Middle: Creative Thinking in the Middle School Math ClassroomWeyland-Rodenbo, AmberSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesIncreasing Student Dialogue and Discourse to Improve AchievementPratt, BlakeSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceIt's Not WHAT You Say, it's HOW You Say It!Lever, PamelaSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesMiddle Level Strategies for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive InstructionCantrell, SusanSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesMore than a Game: Tic Tac Toe and Student AutonomyMcCormick, SarahSpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceShow Me the Money - Implementing a Token-Based Economy in the ClassroomBishko, JeremySpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesStudent Choice Through PBLsRequa, ChristinaSpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesThe Person Project: Creating Connection to Fiction Through Inquiry-Based LearningAllison, AmySpeed Learning
11/07Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceTrauma Informed Practices in Middle SchoolBurns, CourtneySpeed Learning
11/07High Impact Classroom StrategiesWhat If Students Ruled The World?York, ChristopherSpeed Learning
11/08Characteristics of High Performing Middle SchoolsA Coaching Approach to Students Coaching StudentsScott, DaveSpeed Learning
11/08Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceBeyond Detention: Consequences that Build Student/Teacher RelationshipsTucker, KatieSpeed Learning
11/08Principal and Teacher Leadership that TransformsBuilding Positive School Climate Through The Use of QR Codes for Positive & Negative BehaviorSnodgrass, RoseanneSpeed Learning
11/08Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceExpect the Unexpected: Uncovering Community History & Resources Through Service-LearningThompson, KatherineSpeed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesFlipped Classroom Made SImpleHighfill, ElizabethSpeed Learning
11/08Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceMirrors & Windows: Books We NeedKaufman, MelissaSpeed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesOne Idea; Many StoriesPennington, SarahSpeed Learning
11/08Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceProven Ideas to Improve Parental InvolvementShepard, David A.Speed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesReady, Set, Go! Across the Curriculum with Virtual Reality Field TripsDoonan, JenniferSpeed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesRevision RebootThompson, LynnSpeed Learning
11/08Creating a Culture that Makes a DifferenceSet Sail: Motivation through RelationshipsSanders, CarrieSpeed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesStudent-Led Multimodal Research Projects: Lessons LearnedDiCicco, MichaelSpeed Learning
11/08Principal and Teacher Leadership that TransformsThe "Power of Yes:" Principal and Teacher Leadership That Inspires Student VoiceBurget, MichelleSpeed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesThe Global Citizens Project - Changing the "World" of Middle Years EducationSomes, AdamSpeed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesThe Power of Student Reflection and How to Get Students to Understand the ImportanceMahon, SharonSpeed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesThe View of the Cell: WatercolorsKnapp-Witt, AmandaSpeed Learning
11/08Characteristics of High Performing Middle SchoolsTransition Traditions: Celebrating the IndividualFabijanic, BethSpeed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesValuing Student Voice: Middle School Videogame Book GroupsStufft, CarolynSpeed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesWhen “Good Job” Isn’t Good Enough: Tips and Tricks to Improve Assignment FeedbackFalbe, Kristina N.Speed Learning
11/08High Impact Classroom StrategiesWhen the Lion Roars Everyone Listens: Scary Good Middle School Social StudiesClabough, Jeremiah C.Speed Learning