Mid-Atlantic Facilitators Network
Duration: 90-minute workshop
About the workshop:
Are you optimizing your engagement and outcomes in your workshops? Adults bring significant insights, experiences, and connections from prior learning to new learning opportunities. The Learner Variability Navigator (LVN) is designed to help you leverage the different factors that can impact adult learners and provide research-based strategies to support them. Join us to learn how two veteran educators use this free tool to design creative and engaging learning experiences for adults. We will show you how to use the LVN, reflect on your own learner variability, discuss a case study, and then provide an opportunity for you to try yourself.
In this session, participants will be able to:
This is a 90-minute workshop. It will take place from 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT.
Jessica Jackson is director of professional learning for the Learner Variability Project at Digital Promise where she designs professional learning for educators that helps them address the needs of the whole learner through research-based practices. Jessica has over 20 years of experience in education which reflects her passion for creativity, curiosity, leadership, and social justice. As a New Leader alum, she founded an integrated arts elementary school in Memphis, TN where she designed a pathways program that helped students explore their own curiosity and creativity. As Director of Academics, she designed instructional systems, coached leaders, and organized full-scale professional development for a network of schools at Capstone Education Group. She has her Masters in Education from Pace University and her undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond.
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