Workshop: Perspectives on Students Who Learn Differently

Saturday, October 20, 2012
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
School of Education
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Events and Lectures

Perspectives on Students Who Learn Differently: Their Challenges and Gifts

Presenter: Fr. Ralph Metts, S.J.
Fomer president of the Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA) and an advocate of students with learning differences. He earned his doctorate in Special Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.


  • To explore students who are experiencing academic difficulties from a variety of lenses to assess both their strengths and limitations.
  • To examine current brain research and its implications for learning.
  • To provide an opportunity for participants to analyze and discuss challenging student situations.

This event is part of the ICEL Fall 2012 Workshop Series. The fee is $50 per person and includes lunch. Please register with Emily Johnson, (415) 422-2874. Space is limited.


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