Who Let the Dogs Out?
Instructor: Dr. Phil Johnson is the founder and president of Global Next Leadership Institute. A former teacher and
administrator, Dr. Johnson focuses on training new generations of students and educators to lead in an ever-changing world. With
an emphasis on cultural shifts, interpersonal relationships, and geopolitical understanding, Global Next operates programs
throughout Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, and East Asia, training tens of thousands of students and educators throughout
Course Description: “Who Let the Dogs Out?” provides insightful training to help educators develop an understanding of students,
increase inuence, and improve educational eectiveness. This session is designed to help you identify the primary “breed” of your
students and then use those insights to modify classroom teaching, to individualize instruction, and to actively meet the emotional
needs of students. When you “scratch students where they itch,” you create an environment where eective learning can take place.
Classroom Management Solutions to Create a Respectful, Engaged Class
Instructors: Mrs. Linda Kardamis is the founder of Teach 4 the Heart—a website centered on providing practical advice,
encouragement, and support for Christian teachers. Linda has written three books and is the creator of online courses such as
Classroom Management 101 and Beyond Classroom Management. All of Linda's work and programs focus on her faith-based passion
and calling to help teachers across the country and around the globe excel and thrive.
Course Description: Do you ever feel like getting your students to listen and learn is a battle? Discover practical beginner and
advanced strategies to regain control of your classroom, create a conducive learning environment, and excite your students to learn.
Topics include strategies for cutting out chatter and blurting, building strong rapport, preventing discipline issues, and helping
students take responsibility.
Instructor: Mrs. Cindy Hall, director of the Dyslexia Center at Lindsay Lane Christian Academy (Athens, AL), is a graduate of
Faith Baptist Bible College with post-graduate work in special education and training in the Orton-Gillingham approach for dyslexic
learners. She has 17 years of classroom teaching experience and 12 years of experience working specically with dyslexic learners,
who inspire her to educate teachers everywhere about dyslexia and how to teach dyslexic students.
Course Description: Just reading over notes is the least eective study method, yet it is the way most students prepare for
tests. If you are searching for the science behind learning and evidence-based, eective methods for your students to study, you will
want to join this session. Fill your teacher toolbox with knowledge of how learning takes place as well as many engaging and varied
Teaching a Child to Pay Attention
Instructor: Dr. Daniel R. Berger is the founder and director of Alethia International Ministries (AIM). He is also an experienced
pastor, counselor, school administrator, and the author of ten books on Biblical counseling, practical theology, education, and the
history and philosophy of the current mental health construct. Daniel holds degrees in counseling, psychology, pastoral studies, and
Course Description: Many people falsely believe that children naturally pay attention correctly and that they normally give
their attention to the right objects/values. Yet, the Bible reveals that a child’s paying attention rightly is a dicult task and one of the
parents’ most important responsibilities. Furthermore, Proverbs oers a clear pattern of how parents and teachers can teach children
to pay attention and to what they should give their attention. Learn how to teach a child to pay attention according to God’s
Go Beyond Paper and Pencils: Incredible Technology Tools You Can Use Today
Instructors: Dr. Jenny Copeland holds degrees in elementary education, educational leadership, and curriculum and instruction.
She is a member of the National Association of Elementary School Principals, the International Society for Technology in Education,
and the South Carolina Association of Educational Technology. She has served as in many roles, including as an elementary teacher
and as a workshop speaker. Currently, Dr. Copeland is the Bob Jones Academy Elementary Principal. Miss Katie Klipp holds degrees
in elementary education. She has over 14 years of experience teaching rst grade and currently serves as lead teacher for rst grade
at Bob Jones Academy. She conducts workshops as well as hands-on technology help sessions for educators and has assisted BJU
Press in curriculum revision and professional development projects.
Course Description: If you are satised with paper and pencil assessments and raised-hand responses from your students, there is
no need to read any further; but if you are searching for engaging assessment methods that go beyond the page, join this session to
learn great ways to assess students using interactive response tools and exciting online assessments! From rst grade to high school,
from one laptop to a set of iPads, we will show you how to use the technology you have to actively engage and excite students while
nding out what they really know! Leave some of those pencils and papers behind! Join the future of assessments and watch your
students come alive!