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Effective Solutions for Motivating Struggling Students Webinar
May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm$35.00
If we can’t engage them we can’t teach them,
and engaging struggling students can be so challenging and frustrating. That’s why we’re bringing in nationally renowned researcher, speaker, and consultant, Dr. Melissa Orkin, an expert on motivating struggling learners.
2 Continuing Ed. Hrs. for All & CMHs or SLPs
Join live or watch the recording to get practical, research-based strategies that foster engagement, persistence, and intrinsic motivation among elementary and middle school students who are struggling in reading and other academic areas. Learn how to help students motivate themselves during the learning process using proven, creative techniques. Decrease avoidance behaviors while increasing student autonomy. firstname.lastname@example.org
About our Presenter
Melissa Orkin, Ph. D. is a Developmental Psychologist who specializes in learning disabilities and achievement motivation. Dr. Orkin has broad experience directing specialized literacy programs at Tufts and Northeastern University; working as a reading teacher in the classroom, and managing assessments in clinical settings. Dr. Orkin instructs on learning disabilities at Tufts University, and has also lectured on reading disabilities at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She contributes to publications on a variety of educational topics including literacy development and executive function skills. Dr. Orkin regularly provides professional development workshops and consults with public and private schools on best practices for students with learning disabilities. Currently, Dr. Orkin is an educational consultant with Crafting Minds, craftingmindgroups.com.