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Student-Centered Coaching: The Moves

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Diane Sweeney

Student-centered coaching puts student learning front-and-center. It is an evidence-based instructional coaching model that shifts the focus from ‘fixing’ teachers to collaborating with them to design instruction that targets student outcomes. Join Diane Sweeney for a webinar that will highlight a collection of coaching practices that are outcomes-based and student-centered. This session is recommended for K-12 instructional coaches in any area of specialization, principals, and district leaders.


Developing Assessment-Capable Visible Learners: Students Taking Responsibility for Their Own Learning

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

Presented by Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher

In this webinar, Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher discuss how building an environment where students progress through relevant and challenging content allows you to create a classroom teeming with discussion and purposeful activity. They also share a framework for making daily improvements—centered around relationships, clarity, and challenge—that increases student learning and helps you manage your classroom’s success.


paul bloomberg and barb pitchford

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Paul Bloomberg and Barb Pitchford

Empowering students in their own learning through self- and peer assessment has one of the highest impacts on learning. However, to do so requires teacher teams to understand and implement the five core formative assessment practices with depth and rigor. Learn how Impact Teams implement a simple three-step classroom protocol that develops student ownership of learning.


nottingham and renton

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by James Nottingham and Martin Renton

Classroom discussion is one of the best vehicles for learning how to think, make moral decisions, and understand another person’s point of view. Research indicates that most teachers talk too much in the classroom and don’t wait long enough for students to respond. In this webinar James Nottingham and Martin Renton translate the most up-to-date research into practical strategies that improve student learning. 


Teaching for Transfer: Reaching and Applying Deeper Understanding

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Julie Stern

How do we move beyond surface learning to reach deeper comprehension? What strategies help students make connections between ideas and use their learning to unlock new situations? This webinar will share practical ways to help students build the foundational understanding needed to take their learning to the next level. In an increasingly complicated world, it is essential that we honor the research-rich past and harness children’s natural curiosity as we look to the future. Join us to find out how we can prepare students to tackle complex problems with deep, conceptual understanding. 


dewitt

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Peter DeWitt

Whether we are teacher leaders, instructional coaches, or building and district leaders, there needs to be a focus on student as well as adult learning and impact. Collaborative Leadership: 6 Influences That Matter Most will uncover how leaders can use six of the high-effect influences on learning from John Hattie’s research to foster growth in their teachers and put the focus on learning for students.&nbsp


saphier

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

Presented by Jon Saphier

A key skill used by high-gain teachers to communicate high expectations for all learners is creating a talk environment of robust student-to-student discourse. Join Jon Saphier, author of High Expectations Teaching, to learn the key teaching moves that create rigorous student dialogue, where students talk more than teachers and display a high level of thinking. 


Collaborating to Achieve Excellence: How to Foster Collective Efficacy in Schools

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Jenni Donohoo

What matters most in raising student achievement?

Research identifies collective efficacy—the shared belief that what we do really matters—as the #1 factor. When teachers believe that, together, they can positively impact student learning, it results in a number of productive patterns of behaviour. Join us to learn more about what collective efficacy is, why it's important, and how to foster efficacy to ensure equity, promote well-being, and enhance public confidence in education.


campbell_nieuwerburgh

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

Presented by John Campbell and Christian van Nieuwerburgh 

Hallways, parking lots, staff rooms—these are all places where you and your staff have conversations every day. What if you could use these opportunities to build your staff’s resiliency and empower them to reach their goals. In this webinar, John Campbell and Christian van Nieuwerburgh introduce a proven, accessible, and usable framework to increase your interpersonal effectiveness and grow your ability to coach your staff to overcome obstacles and create their own solutions.


larry ainsworth

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

Presented by Larry Ainsworth

Discover how teacher teams can gain the clarity to intentionally align standards, instruction, assessment, and data analysis to ensure greater student achievement that is visible on high-stakes assessments. The CFA 2.0 process fosters the clarity teachers need to align their pre- and post-assessments and use the resulting student feedback as diagnostic data to adjust and differentiate instruction.


maria dove and andrea honigsfeld

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

Presented by Maria Dove and Andrea Honigsfeld

The proof is born out by test results: our non-native speakers learn faster and achieve more when general ed and EL teachers co-plan and co-deliver instruction in the very same classroom. That’s why you won’t want to miss this webinar from EL experts Maria Dove and Andrea Honigsfeld. Step by step, they’ll walk you through the entire collaborative instruction cycle, along seven potential models from which to choose.



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