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2017 NCGS Conference - Post Conference Materials

To download a PDF version of the complete program for the 2017 NCGS Conference, Education Innovation: Building Cultures of Creativity, click here.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
The Place for Girls' Schools in a Non-Binary Gender World: A Human-Centered Design Approach
When Ostriches Fly-New Solutions to Existing Fundraising Challenges
WELCOME MASH-UP & OPENING REMARKS
Jaime Casap, Iteration and Innovation in Education
Amar Bakshi
INNOVATION ODYSSEYS (2:45 PM – 3:45 PM)
An Odyssey Through the Internet: Using Portals to Foster Global Citizenship
From STEM to STEAM to DREAMS: Building a Culture of Innovation in a Girls' School
Mad, Bad, and Dangerous: The New Public Purpose of Private Education
What We Learned: Two Years Teaching Anti-Bias, Empathy, Respect in the Classroom
Who Owns the Learning? We Do! Students as Global Leaders, Collaborators and Conference Planners
CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE (4:45 PM – 5:45 PM)

Innovation Odysseys

Community from Day 1: Where Incoming Student Support Meets Institutional Advancement
EPICS Engineering Inspires Girls' Creative Problem Solving for Service Learning
Experimenting with an Interdisciplinary Approach
Re-designing Learning Spaces for 21st Century Girls
Rethinking Grading to Promote Love of Learning
The Urban Classroom: Taking Advantage of Everything a City has to Offer

SNAP! Sessions

Renewable Resources in an Age of Change

Monday, June 26, 2017

INSPIRE! SESSIONS (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM)
Bringing Past Communities to the Present
Creating a Culture of Confidence through Entrepreneurial Thinking
Creativity in Community Partnerships Creates Innovation for Schools
Middle School Electives: Inspiring Curiosity and Engagement
Senior Electives: Making Them a Tool for Legacy, Change, and Innovation
Global Science: Where Culture, Geography, and Life Science Intersect in 6th Grade
EXTENDED EXPLORATIONS (10:45 AM – 12:15 PM)
Creating an iTeam: Shifting Your Culture & Pedagogy towards Innovative Practice
DIY Learning: A Deep Dive for Both Students and Faculty through Modulation and Design Thinking
Got Political Ambitions? We’ve Got Your Back @IGNITE
One Movement, One Love: How the One Love Foundation's Innovative Approach is Ending Relationship Violence
Race-Based Differences in Students' Perceptions of Teacher Feedback
Re-shaping Curriculum to Foster Global Competence
STEM for Sale
Transformed Futures
INNOVATION ODYSSEYS (1:50 PM – 2:50 PM)
Empowering and Inspiring Girls in STEM through Robotics
Empowering Young Women as Leaders in the Fight Against Child Sexual Exploitation
Fostering Girl Advocates in a New Political Climate
Iterate to Innovate: Jenga and the Art of Program Design at Annie Wright Schools
School Milestones: Smart, Savvy, and Strategic Ways to Celebrate
Surveys, Dashboards, Information Overload-Now What?
CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE (3:40 PM – 4:40 PM)

Innovation Odysseys

Learning Service-Flipping Service Learning on Its Head

SNAP! Session: Re-Thinking the Classroom

Using Pop Culture to Teach Histology (or Zombie Anatomy)

SNAP! Session:

ME, Inc. -- Creating Your Very Own Dream Job as a Financial Planner

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

FEATURED SPEAKER (8:30 AM – 9:30 AM)
Tricia Edwards
INSPIRE! SESSIONS (8:30 AM – 9:30 AM)
Fostering a Culture of Kindness-The ThinkGive Challenge
Girls Solving Real Social Issues
Global Links: Raising Globally Competent Girls
Inspiring Girls to Commit to a Lifelong Journey of Personal Growth… Online!
The Sacred Beltway: Religious Studies From The Ground Up
INNOVATION ODYSSEYS (9:45 AM – 10:45 AM)
Borders, Boundaries, and Edges-Crossing Disciplines with Peer Faculty
A Competency Framework for the 21st Century for Girls' Schools
Expanding Your Educational Innovations through Social Enterprise
Innovation and Research: Implementing a Positive Wellbeing Program into our School
Saint Joseph Academy Health Science Honors Program
Spatial Skills: The Untapped Means to Opening STEAM Potential of Girls
Walking Together: Taking Mindful Action in a Complex World