Ariel Sacks

Teacher and Author, ArielSacks.com

United States of America

Ariel Sacks is in her 13th year as a teacher of English Language Arts in New York City.  She divides her time between teaching 54 Eighth Graders, writing about teaching and education issues, and supporting teachers to implement student-centered methods, most notably the whole novels approach. Whole Novels for the Whole Class: A Student Centered Approach is Ms. Sacks's first book. She has written about teaching and other education issues for years on her blog, On the Shoulders of Giants, hosted by Center for Teaching Quality (#CTQCollab), and has published articles. Ms. Sacks was a member of the team that co-authored Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Public Schools--Now and in the Future and is featured in the book Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead Without Leaving.

08 October, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
TEACHER TALK
A Profile Of Tomorrow's Quality Teaching
Good teaching stimulates and guides students’ development so that their achievements go beyond even their own expectations. How can we further improve teacher quality as we move into the future?
Participating Teachers:
• Emma Russo, Physics Teacher and Science coordinator, Highgate School, UK
• Mareike Hachemer, Teacher, Berufliche Schulen Groß- Gerau, Germany
Speakers

Ariel Sacks

United States of America

Teacher and Author, ArielSacks.com

Moderators

Pablo Fraser

Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) Analyst, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

07 October, 02:45 pm - 03:15 pm
COFFEEHOUSE SESSIONS
Reading Skills
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Speakers

Ariel Sacks

United States of America

Teacher and Author, ArielSacks.com

07 October, 12:15 pm - 01:00 pm
EXPERT MASTERCLASS
Whole Books for the Whole Class
How can teachers blend the best in literacy theory and classroom practice to develop lifelong reading skills in students?
Discover a hands-on approach and resources to help your students develop a genuine love of reading and a community in which to practice.
Keywords: Teaching Strategies
Speakers

Ariel Sacks

United States of America

Teacher and Author, ArielSacks.com