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About the Instructor – Wade McJacobs

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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

WADE McJACOBS has been working with struggling students for over 30 years. He has worked in a variety of settings across all grades K-12 including regular schools, alternative schools and residential treatment centers. Wade has shared his strategies and techniques at multiple conferences as well as in a published article, "Stages of Studenting", and in his book, The Read Through It Strategy: Building Confidence First Then Comprehension for Secondary Struggling Readers.

Using stories, humor, and true-to-life simulations of student experiences, Wade shares practical techniques and strategies that effectively empower students to feel success. Furthermore, Wade's approach toward mindset empowers participants to creatively develop their own strategies for building confidence in their students. He is the author of the extensive digital resource handbook MOTIVATING THE UNMOTIVATED: Teaching the Hard-to-Reach Student, which you will receive as a participant in this seminar. Join Wade for a day of story-telling and sharing of proven techniques and strategies for building confidence that allows students to feel motivated to engage in their lives of learning.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

"Wade is a trailblazer in his creation of a reading technique that helped students below grade level achieve their goals."

"Wade's strategies for helping build confidence in students make so much sense! These are perfect for my at-risk students."

"I have a whole new perspective on how to engage the hard-to-reach student in class. The interactions and examples with Wade were very helpful."

"I'm so glad I was able to attend Wade's workshop. I'm not even sugar coating it when I say it's one of the best workshops I've been to in years. I was engaged start to finish."

"Wade is genuine and committed to all students' learning. He walked us through practical ways to apply this to our classrooms."