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Webinars

Why attend a Corwin webinar? The next best thing to an on-site workshop, Corwin webinars are your opportunity to interact directly with the field’s most influential thought leaders on a range of critical issues. What’s more, they’re free! Invite your entire team for a start-to-finish professional learning experience. Or download the slides post-webinar and share with your colleagues.

Frequency: An average of 2 webinars per month
When:
Almost always on a Monday afternoon—for us West Coasters, that is
Time:
3:30 PDT / 6:30 EST
Duration:
One hour
Cost:
FREE!

Upcoming Webinars 

September 11: Kristin Anderson on Visible Learning Mindframes: A Deeper Dive

September 18: Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Dominique Smith on Engagement By Design: How to Create a Learning Environment Where Students Thrive

September 25: Trudy Arriaga on Opening Doors for Equity and Access

October 2: Jim Burke on Why the ELA Standards ARE Important

October 16: Jim Knight on The Impact Cycle: How Instructional Coaches Can Foster Powerful Improvements in Teaching

October 23: Maria Dove and Andrea Honigsfeld on Co-Teaching for English Learners: How to Maximize Collaborative Practice, Instruction, Assessment & Reflection

October 30: Larry Ainsworth on Formative Assessment in Practice

November 6: John Campbell and Christian van Nieuwerburgh on Growth Coaching as a Vehicle for Transforming School Culture

November 13: Jon Saphier on Classroom Discourse That Makes Student Thinking Visible

November 27: Peter DeWitt on Collaborative Leadership: 6 Influences That Matter Most

December 4: Laura Fleming on Making Greater Makerspaces

December 11: James Nottingham and Martin Renton on Using Dialogue to Develop a Language of Learning

December 18: Paul Bloomberg and Barb Pitchford on Student-Centered Assessment: Building Ownership of Learning

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Making the Growth Mindset Come Alive in Classroom Practice

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Jon Saphier

In this webinar, learn what successful teachers say and do in daily practice to get under-performing, low-confidence students to believe in themselves. Jon Saphier details the subtle but powerful language shifts that help students develop a growth mindset, plus perseverance strategies, confidence builders, and ways to directly teach students the attributes of effective effort and how to exert it.


Diving Deeper Into Nonfiction: Using Readers Rules of Notice

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Jeffrey D. Wilhelm

Based on Jeffrey Wilhelm’s book Diving Deep into Nonfiction with coauthor Michael Smith, this webinar showcases a revolutionary teaching framework that helps students read nonfiction well by using four kinds of rules of notice—topics of textual conversation, key details, varied nonfiction genres, and embedded text structures—so that students can deeply understand how texts are constructed to communicate specific meanings and effects.


Keys to Achieving Excellence in Local Assessment Systems

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Rick Stiggins

Now that ESSA has granted states and districts increased flexibility and ownership, we have the unprecedented opportunity to change assessment for the better. Enter Rick Stiggins, who has helped thousands of teachers, principals, and other educational leaders become assessment-literate and develop systems built on quality assessments. If you’re looking for straightforward steps and strategies for designing a plan that balances formative and summative assessments, this webinar is a must-attend.


Hattie’s New #1 Effect Size: Collective Teacher Efficacy

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Kristin Anderson

What if you could triple the speed of student learning? According to new findings by Professor John Hattie, a strong sense of Collective Teacher Efficacy (d=1.57) can yield over three years of student growth over one school year. Now ranked the most powerful influence on achievement in the Visible Learning research, Collective Teacher Efficacy is a belief that together teachers can positivity impact student learning. When efficacy is high, teachers show greater persistence and are more likely to try new teaching approaches. Join Visible Learningplus expert Kristin Anderson for an insider’s understanding.


Your Mathematics Formative Assessment Game Plan

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Francis “Skip” Fennell

Do you really know what your students are thinking when doing mathematics? How can you find out? What will you do next? This webinar addresses teachers’ challenges and questions in using formative assessment to guide planning and teaching, and monitor student progress in mathematics. Based on Skip Fennell’s new book, The Formative 5: Everyday Assessment Techniques for Every Math Classroom, it will present teacher and classroom-tested formative assessment techniques that are doable—every day—and that make a difference. The Formative 5 is a palette of the techniques that research shows provide the most effective assessment “game plan” for any mathematics classroom.


Strategies for Building ELs’ Language Power

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Diane Staehr Fenner and Margo Gottlieb

This interactive webinar presents a framework and a conceptual tool for building ELLs’ academic language—a deal-breaker when it comes to their academic success. Diane Staehr Fenner will present research-based strategies all teachers can apply to ensure multilingual learners simultaneously develop academic language and engage with challenging content. Margo Gottlieb will offer some ideas for planning, implementing, and assessing key uses of academic language within and across the content areas. 


What Do I Teach Readers Tomorrow? A Moment-to-Moment Decision-Making Guide

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Gravity Goldberg and Renee Houser

“Well, that was a great minilesson—now what?” For every teacher who has uttered those words, this webinar is for you. In the What Do I Teach Readers Tomorrow? book series, educators Gravity Goldberg and Renee Houser take the guesswork out of determining students’ needs. In this webinar you will learn a decision-making framework that helps you plan whole-class, small-group, and one-on-one lessons that will have a big impact. 


Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Zaretta Hammond

Learn how to use culturally responsive teaching to re-ignite authentic student engagement by using the cultural values and cues that resonate with students! In this webinar, Zaretta Hammond discusses the neuroscience of culturally based learning and ways to provide more culturally responsive instruction. 


Releasing Leadership Brilliance

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Simon T. Bailey and Marceta F. Reilly

How do you successfully move your school or district from mediocrity to brilliance? Drawing on their vast expertise in the business and education worlds, Simon T. Bailey and Marceta F. Reilly provide a simple and sustainable framework that will help you overcome educational inertia to reach new heights of achievement. 


The Learning Challenge: How to Make the Most of the Learning Pit

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by James Nottingham

Come hear internationally acclaimed educator James Nottingham walk you through the do’s and don’ts of  The Learning Challenge, a model that puts the Learning Pit at the heart of classroom activity. What’s so revolutionary about the Learning Pit? By encouraging students to step out of their comfort zone and explore new ways of thinking, it helps students develop language, learning and metacognition. 


Teacher Clarity: A Catalyst to Student Clarity and Success

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Kara Vandas

When teachers have a deep understanding of what students must know and be able to do, the rate of student learning can double (Hattie, 2012). What’s more, teacher clarity leads to greater student clarity, which empowers students to take greater ownership over their learning, goal setting, and proving their learning. Join Corwin author and consultant, Kara Vandas, to explore the simple but powerful practices that you can begin implementing to streamline instruction and assessment, and drastically accelerate learning. 


jessica and john hannigan

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

We know from research that suspensions don’t work—they don’t stop misbehavior, they take a lot of valuable time and energy, and they significantly increase the likelihood of dropout for the most at-risk students. Join discipline experts Jessica Hannigan and John Hannigan to learn the positive impact of creating effective behavior systems in schools that are equitable for ALL students.



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