Transition to High School
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Webinar Date: May 02, 2012
Presenter: Karen Kruger
Topic: General Education
Spring is an excellent time to begin to prepare 7th grade students for their transition to high school. This HSWOW webinar will cover how to teach students about their personal learning styles, and how to become effective communicators and self-advocates for success in high school. The course will include different types of communication skills necessary for helping 8th graders write to their future high school teachers, plan and run meetings with high school teachers, and communicate the content of their IEPs (Individualized Education Program).
Karen Kruger, MS, is the Director of Curriculum & Professional Development at the Charles Armstrong School in California, a school that serves children with language based learning disabilities. Prior to that position, Ms. Kruger was the Director of Education at Hidden Sparks, and served as Hidden Sparks’ Internal Coach Program school- based mentor, a regional facilitator, and the lead trainer for Title funded workshops. Ms. Kruger also served as a field facilitator and course instructor for Schools Attuned, teaching courses offered by All Kinds of Minds, developed curricula for workshops, and mentored and supervised teachers in grades K-12. A former adjunct professor at Bank Street College of Education, where she received her Master’s degree, Ms. Kruger has taught in elementary and middle schools.