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Thursday, February 23 • 1:00pm - 3:20pm
ACADEMIC TRUST: What It Is and How It Can Close the Achievement Gap. A Guide for Teachers

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Hour one workshop explores the science of interpersonal trust (three pillars) and institutional trust (two pillars) and how these are foundational to the health of any organization and then introduces the concept of Academic Trust, the kind of trust that must exist between a teacher and their students for optimum instructional impact to take place in every classroom. A definition, conceptual framework, and model of Academic Trust (six things all teachers control and three significant influences) is introduced and developed, along with an exploration of what is described as the teaching trust distrust dilemma, and the level of authentic instructional complexity that is present in every classroom everywhere, that is largely misunderstood and consequently ignored when it comes to system, school, and classroom change.
Hour two of Creating Academic Trust In the Classroom focuses on the practical support of how to close the achievement gap in every classroom. It examines, in detail, the six practical things every teacher can do in their instructional practice to build academic trust with every student they instruct and then explores the three major influences each teacher can have on supporting the development of creating enough critical mass to positively impact school wide improvement as measured by student achievement. A systematic approach to teacher team capacity building is offered.

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Tony Rice

Owner, Tony Rice Educational Consulting
My education career began in 1980 when I began my training at the University of Winnipeg. In 1984 I started my first teaching position in a small northern Manitoba village named Cranberry Portage with Frontier Collegiate Institute, a 7-12 school. I went north for 2 years and stayed... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2023 1:00pm - 3:20pm MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2304
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