Webinar: Growing Student Engagement and Accelerating Learning

What are the experts saying about how to best grow student engagement and accelerate learning during this unprecedented time? What’s their advice on how to make this happen in your district?
In these webinar recordings, you’ll hear from leaders in education who will help you rethink how to engage students in meaningful learning that creates the conditions needed to combat learning loss and build future-ready skills. They share their perspectives on how we can put student engagement and achievement at the center of our work with PBL.
Featured Educators:

KJ Johnson

Kyndra Johnson

Executive Director of STEM & Innovation, Richardson ISD, TX

Dr. Suzanne Lacey

Dr. Suzanne Lacey

Superintendent, Talladega County Schools, AL

Dedric McGhee

Dedric Mcghee

STEM Director, Shelby County, TN

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Jay McTighe

Award-winning author of the Understanding by Design Framework

Dr. Singh

Dr. Candace Singh

Former Superintendent of Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, CA

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Brandi Stroecker

Director of the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, TN



Success Stories



The collection of performance tasks developed by Defined Learning supports the UbD framework for curriculum, instruction and assessment. Through the utilization of ‘real world’ performance tasks and related resources, teachers engage their students in meaningful learning and authentic assessment – and that is the best preparation for the world outside of school.

Jay McTighe