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Monday Afternoon Webinar Series

In Collaboration with CALSA

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: Just about twice a month
When: 
Just about every Monday afternoon—for us West Coasters, that is
Time: 
3:30 PDT / 6:30 EST
Duration: 
One hour
Cost: 
FREE!

Monday Webinar Series Calendar

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Upcoming Webinars 

12 Results Found
12 Results Found

Fostering Collective Teacher Efficacy

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Jenni Donohoo

In collaboration with Walden University

Collective efficacy is a significant belief system for improving student outcomes. In fact, according to Hattie's Visible Learning Research, collective teacher efficacy is what matters most in raising student achievement. Formal and informal leaders are asking themselves “How can I foster a sense of efficacy in my school?” Here’s your opportunity to get every question answered.

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Visible Learning Feedback

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by John Hattie

Feedback is one of the most powerful influences on learning and achievement – if you get it right. Professor John Hattie’s landmark Visible Learning research concluded that effective feedback, combined with effective instruction, improves the rate of learning by a factor of 2! But first, educators must know the difference between effective and ineffective feedback. In this webinar, Professor John Hattie will explain how to distinguish between the two and provide answers to some of the most crucial questions.

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 Jumpstart Student Reasoning and Number Sense, Grades 3-8

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by John SanGiovanni

Do your students struggle with number sense and reasoning? Are you looking to jumpstart your students’ engagement with activities that are uncomplicated, worthwhile, and doable? In this session led by John SanGiovanni, participants learn about dynamic, practical routines for developing number sense and fluency with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio, and operations. A collection of ready-for-use resources will be provided as well as classroom clips that model how to use the resources.

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Grading for Equity: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Joe Feldman

Without a shared understanding of the most effective and equitable practices, we can inadvertently perpetuate the achievement and opportunity gaps among our students. That’s why it’s so critically important that teachers and administrators attend this webinar. Joe Feldman describes how grading practices that are accurate, bias-resistant, and motivational can reduce those gaps, improve learning for all students, minimize grade inflation, and become a lever for creating stronger teacher-student relationships and more caring classrooms.

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Power Up Blended Learning: A Professional Learning Infrastructure to Support Sustainable Change

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 2:00pm PDT

Presented by Catlin Tucker

Too often professional learning is an event, not a process. Districts spend money on technology but do not invest equally in building a professional learning infrastructure to ensure that technology has a transformative impact on both teaching and learning. This webinar will encourage school leaders and blended learning coaches to think about what happens after a training. Catlin Tucker will provide an overview of a blended learning coaching cycle designed to support teachers from goal setting to implementation to reflection.

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The Best Collaborative and Instructional Strategies for Supporting Our ELs

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Maria Dove, Andrea Honigsfeld, Diane Staehr Fenner, and Sydney Snyder

Talk about the benefits of collaboration! Here’s a rare opportunity to participate in a presentation led by Co-Teaching for English Learners authors Maria Dove and Andrea Honigsfeld, and Unlocking English Learners’ Potential authors Diane Staehr Fenner and Sydney Snyder on the best collaborative and instructional strategies for scaffolding instruction across content areas.

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Building a Foundation for an Effective Social-Emotional Tiered System

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Jessica and John Hannigan

Put this webinar at the top of your list if you’re in search of special insight on how to create effective social-emotional behavior systems: Tier 1 (school-wide), Tier 2 (targeted/at-risk), and Tier 3 (individualized) in schools. Authorities Jessica and John Hannigan will provide practical definitions, markers, rubrics, and samples for educators on ways to incorporate or refine existing social-emotional practices in each tier of intervention—all in service of supporting a culture of RTI/MTSS and alternative school discipline.

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What Are You Grouping For? Five Teacher Moves to Jump Start & Sustain Small Group Learning Opportunities

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Julie Wright and Barry Hoonan

With all the demands schools face today, time never seems to be on our side. With that comes big responsibilities for how we spend our time during reading workshops to make the biggest impact possible. In this webinar, the authors of What Are You Grouping For? How to Guide Small Groups Based on Readers—Not the Book, will walk you through five teacher moves for growing students’ reading muscles through small-group learning experiences: kidwatching, pivoting, assessing, curating, and planning. During this interactive webinar (get ready to participate and add your voice to the conversation through a google doc if you choose!), Julie and Barry will share some key strategies that will help you launch and sustain small-group learning opportunities with students’ curiosities, passions, habits, and needs in mind.

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Teacher Clarity: Making Learning Visible for Students

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Douglas Fisher and John Almarode

With an effect size of .74, which is well above average, teacher clarity is low-hanging fruit when it comes to students’ learning. We can choose to increase clarity tomorrow and reap the benefits. Just ask Doug Fisher, coauthor of The Teacher Clarity Playbook, and John Almarode, coauthor of Clarity for Learning. Teacher clarity just requires that you know what students need to learn, communicate learning intentions and success criteria to students, and deliver lessons in a coherent way so students will learn more. Attend this webinar for expert insight on how to get started.

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

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

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.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences: Trauma-Informed Strategies for Teacher and Student Well-Being

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Ricky Robertson

Every member of a school staff has a role to play in creating an environment conducive to optimal teaching, learning and well-being. In this free webinar, you will learn how you can use existing school resources differently to integrate trauma-informed practices and procedures into schoolwide behavior management and instructional systems. Ricky Robertson focuses on a whole-staff approach to foster resilience in both students living with ACEs and the professionals who work with them in America's rural, suburban and urban schools.

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How to Grade for Learning

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Ken O'Connor

Curriculum, instruction, and assessment have increasingly become standards-based but parallel changes in grading and reporting have been slow, especially in middle and high schools. This webinar will focus on eight guidelines for standards-based grading. Issues that will be addressed include purpose, content standards, performance standards, learning skills/work habits, and hot button issues such as late work and academic dishonesty.

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