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Personalizing Content and Promoting Metacognition

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All teachers want to meet their students' needs, but some tasks can seem pretty daunting for beginners and experts alike. In this session, we'll tackle two scary ones: creating personalized lessons and promoting students' metacognition. Join us for this thought-provoking session - literally!

About the Speakers


Professor & Director of Secondary Education, University of Indianapolis

Dr. Angie Ridgway began her career in middle and high school Spanish teaching. She's now working with future secondary teachers at the university level. Her passion lies in supporting new teachers' work in the implementation of original pedagogies that strive to meet all students' needs. She holds an M.Ed. and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with areas of emphasis in secondary education and Spanish.


High School History Teacher & Author of "Don't Ditch That Tech"

Nathaniel Ridgway is a tech-loving history teacher in Indianapolis, Indiana. He specializes in lesson design and differentiation and also is licensed in Special Education Mild Interventions. He's taught in both middle school and high school settings, but currently is enjoying teaching World History & Dual Credit U.S. History. He currently is working on finishing a Masters degree in History at the University of Indianapolis.

Angie and Nate can be reached at Training from the Ridge