2023 Conference

Bridging the Gap

IMLA is proud to partner with South Hills Middle School in Twin Falls for our next conference.

Join us February 3rd and 4th for learning and laughing.

We are please to announce our Keynote speaker: Erik M. Francis

Erik M. Francis

Erik M. Francis, M.Ed., M.S., is an international author, educator, presenter, and professional development provider with over 25 years of experience in education. He is the author of Deconstructing Depth of Knowledge: A Method and Model for Deeper Teaching and Learning published by Solution Tree. He is also the author of Now That’s a Good Question! How to Promote Cognitive Rigor Through Classroom Questioning published by ASCD. Erik is the owner of Maverik Education, providing professional development and support on how to develop and deliver rigorous and responsive teaching and learning experiences that are standards based, socially and emotionally supportive, and student centered. He is also consistently ranked as one of the World’s Top 30 Education Professionals by the international research organization Global Gurus.

Erik’s sessions include:

The (Edu)Matrix Rebooted: How to Shift Education to Serve All Stakeholders

Knowing Is Half the Battle! Deconstructing Depth of Knowledge (DOK)

Inquiring Minds: Teaching and Learning with Good Questions


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