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The Secrets of Great Instructional Coaching: Lessons Learned from 20 Years of Research

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Jim Knight

Jim Knight fans, you won’t want to miss this webinar! You’ve most certainly read Jim’s books. Maybe you’ve heard Jim speak or have attended his TLC Conference. Now, here’s a first-time opportunity to hear directly from Jim about what twenty years of research have revealed about the big benefits of his instructional coaching model.

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Making Sense of Learning Transfer

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT

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.


Leading Learning Through Observation and Feedback

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Amy Tepper and Patrick Flynn

Do observation and feedback drive dialogue and thinking about teachers’ impact on learning in your school or district? Drawing on their book Feedback to Feed Forward: 31 Strategies to Lead Learning, Patrick and Amy will dive into strategies to help you as an instructional leader maximize your time during classroom visits to determine how teachers create outcomes and influence student engagement and learning. Learn to interact with students and analyze cause and effect to ensure feedback becomes a key driver of learning at all levels.


Developing Expert Learners

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT

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.


Reimagining "Classroom Management" for Equity

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT

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!