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Teach Like Yourself: Why Your Students Need You to Be You

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by Gravity Goldberg

In this time when everyone seems to have an opinion or quick fix for what teachers need to do, it is time to hold on even tighter to your own core values and beliefs. When you are your most authentic teacher self you give permission for your students to be the same and the real work of learning can happen. Your students don’t need scripted lessons or gimmicks. They need you to align your teaching practice to your core values, build balanced relationships, drive your own professional growth, and practice self-care. Attend this webinar from Gravity Goldberg for special insight on how to use your gifts to be the teacher you’re uniquely intended to be.


Reimagining "Classroom Management" for Equity

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by H. Richard Milner IV

Hear firsthand from Richard Milner what classroom learning could be if we strive for more culturally responsive and equitable environments—environments that are safe, affirming, learner-centered, intellectually challenging, and engaging. Explore six ways to reimagine “classroom management” and to preempt last-resort punishment practices—practices like office referrals, suspension, and expulsion, which largely “exclude” students of color and those who may live below the poverty line. A must-attend for teachers and school leaders working with diverse student populations!


Making Sense of Learning Transfer

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by Julie Stern and Nathalie Lauriault

Most educators want students to be strong thinkers and problem-solvers; and to be empowered to use their learning beyond the school walls. But applying what we’ve learned to new contexts – also known as learning transfer – can be incredibly difficult to achieve. Nearly all learners, young and old, struggle with learning transfer. Do you want to help students become more conscious of their thinking and increase their ability to unlock complex situations? Join us for this cutting-edge webinar that will help you to promote depth and breadth of understanding by using learning transfer as both a means and an end goal of learning.


Building and Developing Assessment-Capable Learners

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by John Hattie

Join Professor John Hattie as he discusses the importance of fostering an environment where students are encouraged to take ownership of their learning. Hattie will share insights into what it means to learn and what fuels learning, the importance of self-assessment, the characteristics of assessment-capable learners, and the influences educators can employ to help their students build capacity and become assessment-capable Visible Learners. Participants can expect to leave the session with a better understanding of the strategies necessary for empowering students to shape their own educational success.


Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by John Almarode and Kateri Thunder

Learn the strategies that build conceptual understanding of mathematical ideas and problem solving to help students demonstrate more than a year's worth of growth for every year spent in school. John Almarode and Kateri Thunder’s webinar will help participants learn how. By using the right approach at the right time you can design classroom experiences that maximize mathematics learning.


PLC+: The Plus Is YOU

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Almarode

Join Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Almarode for a preview of their newest work, PLC+, as they place student learning, effective teaching, and a focus on equity at the heart of what we all strive to accomplish. Learn how PLC+ provides a framework for the planning and implementation of student learning, teacher professional learning, and cycles of assessment and reflection that direct next steps.


Writers Read Better: The Writing-Reading Connection

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by M. Colleen Cruz

We know that writing skills reinforce reading skills, but what’s the best way to capitalize on this beneficial relationship? By flipping the traditional “reading lesson first, writing lesson second” sequence, Colleen Cruz ingeniously helps you make the most of the writing-to-reading connection with carefully matched, conceptually connected lesson pairs. Attend this webinar to discover how you can do the same and establish a healthy reciprocity that effectively and efficiently develops students’ literacy skills.


Collaboration for English Learners: Foundational Strategies for Successful Integrated Practices

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria G. Dove

When it comes to accelerating EL achievement, there is no silver bullet. But this, Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria Dove promise you: when EL specialists and general ed teachers pool their expertise, your ELs’ language development and content mastery will improve exponentially. Attend this webinar to hear firsthand from Andrea and Maria what exemplary teacher collaboration looks like, which frameworks must be established, and how integrated approaches to ELD services benefit all stakeholders.


Developing Expert Learners

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by Michael McDowell

We strive to empower our students to lead their own inquiry, discover knowledge, and construct approaches to solving real-life challenges. Often, though, we make the mistake of designing learning experiences that burden students with the unrealistic expectation of expertise that hasn’t yet been developed. The solution: proper scaffolding for surface, deep, and transfer learning. In this webinar, Michael McDowell will discuss practices that strategically support students as they move from novices to experts in core academics.


This Is Balanced Literacy, Grades K-6

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Nancy Akhavan

What factors come to mind when you hear the term “Balanced Literacy?” It is a term that has been used (and misused) for so long that it has lost meaning. Time to restore and refine! To create the perfect balance of high-impact learning experiences that engage and excite learners, teachers must be intentional in the design of learning activities, purposeful in the selection of instructional materials, utilize evidence-based teaching methods, and be strategic in groupings of students based on assessment data. Join reading experts Nancy Akhavan, Doug Fisher, and Nancy Frey as they outline the essential evidence-based approaches that define the balance for your students, lighting the path for you to implement balanced literacy in your classroom.



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