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Preparing Children for Success in School and Life

Monday, January 23, 2023 - 3:30pm

Presented by Marcia L. Tate

Children’s brains develop faster in the early years than at any other time in their lives. If you want to make the most of this pivotal period, there is no time to waste. In this webinar with Marcia Tate, you’ll discover techniques that help to ensure children are physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally healthy from the start.


Learn, CA! State Budget for Schools

Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 10:00am

Stay up-to-date on how state legislation, budget, and K-12 priorities will impact your school or district

Hosted by Aaron Heintzman, Senior Professional Learning Advisor, Corwin


How Scaffolding Works

Monday, January 9, 2023 - 3:30pm

Presented by Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, John Almarode

Scaffolding student learning has the potential to move learning forward in a significant way. For many of us, this is easier said than done. What is scaffolding, when do we scaffold learning, who needs scaffolding, and how long should we scaffold? This webinar breaks-down the latest research on how we support student learning and, most importantly, how scaffolding works.


Opening Windows and Opening Minds

Monday, December 19, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Afrika Afeni Mills

Educators who are interested in continuing along an antiracist path must recognize that racialization has harmed White students and Students of Color. Traditional curriculum has provided inaccurate messages about their identities, history, and understanding of the damage the social construct of race inflicts on society. Building on the content of the book Open Windows, Open Minds: Developing Antiracist, Pro-Human Students, this webinar will offer an approach to teaching and learning that can equip White teachers and students as informed, empathetic, inclusive, racially and historically literate global citizens who genuinely value diversity and will actively engage in dismantling systemic inequities.


Learn, CA! Fiscal Outlook for the Coming Year

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 10:30am

Stay up-to-date on how state legislation, budget, and K-12 priorities will impact your school or district

Hosted by Aaron Heintzman, Senior Professional Learning Advisor, Corwin


Putting FACES on the Data: What Great Teachers and Leaders Do

Monday, December 12, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Dr Lyn Sharratt; Dr Michael Fullan

Celebrating the newly published 10th Anniversary Edition of 'Putting FACES on the Data,’ Lyn Sharratt and Michael Fullan bring together their exciting work over the last ten years and will cover fresh case studies and research that will help you think about data and competencies and how they come together to improve system, school, and student performance.


Truly Impactful Early Childhood Education

Monday, December 5, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Kateri Thunder, John Almarode, Alisha Demchak, Doug Fisher, & Nancy Frey

Discover how research can guide our decisions as we plan, teach, document, and partner with learners, families and colleagues. In this webinar, join authors Kateri Thunder, John Almarode, Alisha Demchek, Douglas Fisher, and Nancy Frey as they unpack coherent practices that form a strong foundation for learning over time.


Responsive Collaboration for IEP and 504 Teams

Monday, November 21, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Laurel Peltier, Albert Johnson-Mussad

Ignite a spirit of inquiry and discover how to approach IEP and 504 Team meetings as an opportunity to strengthen relationships and networks of support. Join authors Albert Johnson-Mussad and Laurel Peltier as they present their framework for identifying opportunities to build connections between educators, establish relationships with service providers, strengthen school-family partnerships, address inequities, and develop student self-determination.


7 Mindshifts for School Leaders

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Connie Hamilton

How do we shift our thinking from can we or should we solve a problem to how? In this webinar Connie Hamilton introduces the mindset that effective leaders use during a crisis. This innovative way of thinking creates a necessary mindshift that can and should be applied to our biggest perennial problems in education - numeracy, reading ability, equity, grading, and teacher retention.


Teaching Reading

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 4:00pm

Presented by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey

We know that reading is an active process that is impacted by the text, task, and sociocultural context in which the reading occurs. These crucial components include systematic development of word recognition and language comprehension skills.


Confronting Uncomfortable Truths About Inequity in Schools

Monday, November 7, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Carmella S. Franco, Maria G. Ott, Darline P. Robles

Using their unique insights and life experiences as Latina superintendents, the authors of Now What? Confronting Uncomfortable Truths About Inequity in Schools present a guide to navigating barriers, managing differences, and creating an actionable equity plan.


Supporting Educators to Become Equity-Focused Change Agents

Monday, October 31, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Justin Cohen, Derek Mitchell, Cynthia Moultrie and William Hill

Change Agents: Transforming Schools from the Ground Up tells stories of real educators in low-income communities of color working to turn their underperforming schools into vibrant places to teach and learn. In this webinar, author Justin Cohen will be joined by two educators featured in the book and Derek Mitchell, the CEO of Partners in School Innovation, a nonprofit organization that supported educators in this work.


Mathematics Lessons to Explore, Understand, and Respond to Social Injustice

Monday, October 24, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Courtney Koestler, Jennifer Ward, Eva Thanheiser, and Tonya Bartell

This webinar will walk through the process of applying critical frameworks to instruction, using standards-based mathematics to explore, understand, and respond to social justice issues. Learn to plan instruction that engages children in mathematics explorations through age-appropriate sample lessons and focus on how to build classrooms in which such lessons can be implemented.


De-implementation: Making Space to Focus on What Works

Monday, October 17, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Peter DeWitt

The workload of principals has increased over the last two decades and teachers are more stressed and anxious now than they were one year ago at the height of the pandemic (Education Week). Teachers and leaders are at risk of being spread too thin.


Understanding Students Through Their Perspectives

Monday, October 3, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Dr. Tommie Mabry

This interactive webinar will provide teachers with real-world insight into how shifting their own perspective on their students can transform the educational process. By taking a deep dive into what shapes students’ perspectives, educators can better understand the beliefs, values, and experiences of students who have been labeled as “troubled” or “at risk.”


How Feedback Works

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by John Almarode, Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey

This webinar will explore best practices around feedback and how it can best be utilized to impact student learning. Participants will learns do's and don'ts of effective feedback; how feedback can develop assessment capable learners; and tools for using feedback as part of teaching and learning.


Confronting the Crisis of Engagement

Monday, September 19, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Douglas Reeves

In order for learning, teaching, and leadership to succeed, relationships through effective engagement must come first. As the world continues to recover from the global pandemic, teachers and school leaders face the daunting challenge of re-engaging students, academically and behaviorally. This webinar will provide the practical tools needed to improve collaboration between students, teachers, and leaders for better engagement. When students are engaged with peers and adults they develop the skills necessary to organize and focus – essential for success in secondary school, post-secondary education, and the world
beyond school.


Move and Learn

Monday, September 12, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by David Sladkey, Scott Miller

Quick physical and mental activities are perfect for transitions and help learners re-focus and refresh. Join David Sladkey and Scott Miller for this exciting webinar to discover the surprising effects of incorporating movement in the classroom and come away with ready-to-go Brain Breaks that you can use with your students.


Figuring Out Fluency: Beyond Basic Facts and Algorithms

Monday, August 29, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Jennifer Bay-Williams, John SanGiovanni

Fluency is complex. Teaching it well is challenging. Teaching it equitably is non-negotiable. This session examines what procedural fluency is and what it isn't. It addresses myths, strategies, and assessment. It establishes what we must do to teach fluency equitably. Participant learning will be complemented with ready-to-use classroom resources.


The School of Hope

Monday, August 22, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Cathleen Beachboard

Hope is not simply an emotion. Hope is a science. Hope is one of the most robust predictors of GPA, future academic attainment, and overall resiliency. Measuring and raising hope levels can combat the effects of trauma and adverse childhood experiences, build motivation, and drive achievement. This webinar combines scientific research, tools, and strategies to increase hope and improve equity and life outcomes for both students and staff.


Differentiate Instruction Through Mastery Learning

Monday, August 15, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Thomas Guskey

This webinar will explore the use of mastery learning instructional strategies to personalize and differentiate instruction for diverse students.


Launch a Successful New Year of Student-Centered Coaching

Monday, August 8, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Diane Sweeney, Leanna Harris, Julie Steele

Engaging teachers in coaching is an ongoing process that requires planning and intentionality. Whether a coach is new to a school or has been there awhile, the beginning of the year brings forth the opportunity for coaches to reboot, revamp, and re-envision how coaching will impact teacher and student learning.


Answers to Your Biggest Questions About Creating a Dynamic Classroom

Monday, August 1, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Serena Pariser

We can all have that classroom we dreamed about when we first chose to enter the teaching profession. In this webinar, Serena Pariser will uncover the steps to creating a dynamic classroom and answer questions that linger in the mind of a newer teacher or teachers looking to refresh their teaching practice.



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