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Answers to the Most Pressing Questions About Teaching

Monday, March 7, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Melanie Meehan, Christina Nosek, Georgina Rivera

In this webinar, the authors of the Five to Thrive series will share actionable answers to the most pressing questions about teaching reading, writing, math, and creating a classroom community. New and veteran educators alike will come away with timely, up-to-date guidance that ensures they continue to deliver the best learning experiences for their students. Administrators will also find this session useful as they plan induction programs as well as to learn helpful tools to help support their staff. 


Leveraging Students' Cultural Capital and Assets Online and In Person

Monday, February 28, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Stephanie Smith Budhai and Kristine Lewis Grant

Join authors of the new book, Culturally Responsive Teaching Online and In Person: An Action Planner for Dynamic Equitable Learning Environments, Stephanie Smith Budhai and Kristine Lewis Grant as they share ways K-12 teachers can maximize students’ cultural capital and assets to support their learning in online and in-person learning environments. The content in this session can be used by K-12 teachers to build the knowledge, awareness, skills, and dispositions to pivot instruction to facilitate equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist learning experiences that transcend cultural, social, and linguistic backgrounds.


Teaching, Persevering, & Thriving in 2022

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 3:00pm

Presented by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey

The continued challenges of the pandemic have brought more unexpected changes to a destabilizing school year. In this webinar, school leaders Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey focus on addressing current demands around student behavior, teacher morale, and compassionate leadership.


Spirit Work and the Science of Collaboration

Monday, February 14, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Michael Fullan and Mark Edwards

Based around the stories of 8 school districts, this webinar with Michael Fullan and Mark Edwards will share their insights about how deep caring for others linked to collaboration can achieve amazing results under complex conditions. Through powerful case studies and vignettes, the authors will discuss how spirit and collaboration represent revolutionary potential for education and pave the way to a brighter future.


Shake Up Literacy Learning with Multitasking Mentor Texts

Monday, January 31, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Pam Koutrakos and Maria Walther

Join authors Pam Koutrakos and Maria Walther as they share their passion for using children’s literature to create joyful, student-centered literacy experiences. Learn how to use books as your teaching partners to mentor inquisitive learners and lead them on the path toward independence.


Social Emotional Well-Being for Educators

Monday, January 24, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Michelle L. Trujillo

Adult social emotional learning (SEL) and self-care have been promoted as global priorities since the COVID pandemic disrupted the traditional educational system in the Spring of 2020. Yet, there has been no framework to guide educators in a quest to improve their own social emotional well-being. Until now.


Learn, California!: Governor’s Budget Proposal: Priorities for 2022-23

Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:30am

Presented by Peter Birdsall and Ricky Robertson

Join our exclusive, free series of virtual briefings for California school and district leaders. Understand state legislation, budget, and K-12 priorities. Through bimonthly sessions over the 2021-22 school year, we'll explore: setting priorities for the current state education budget, state legislation for K-12, fiscal outlook for 2022-23 education budgets, key issues impacting CA LEA's, and much more!


Visible Learning in Early Childhood

Monday, December 13, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Kateri Thunder, John Almarode, and John Hattie

Early childhood education is a place where we have the opportunity to start teaching and learning on the right path from the very beginning. How should we spend our precious time with these young learners? Our decisions as educators matter in early childhood


Effective Feedback that Fuels Self-Motivation in Learners

Monday, December 6, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Dr. Debbie Silver

“How do I motivate these learners?” is a perpetual enquiry among parents and educators striving to improve student performance. The better question, of course, is how do we get them to motivate themselves?


Learn, California!: Fiscal Outlook for 2022-23: Maintaining Momentum for Improvement

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 10:30am

Presented by Peter Birdsall and Trudy Arriaga

Join our exclusive, free series of virtual briefings for California school and district leaders. Understand state legislation, budget, and K-12 priorities. Through bimonthly sessions over the 2021-22 school year, we'll explore: setting priorities for the current state education budget, state legislation for K-12, fiscal outlook for 2022-23 education budgets, key issues impacting CA LEA's, and much more!


How to Grade for Learning After the Pandemic

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Ken O'Connor

The basic principles of grading for learning didn't change because of the pandemic, but we learned some valuable lessons from pandemic schooling. This webinar with Ken O'Connor will focus on how to grade for learning through CALM grading and what pandemic schooling showed that we should continue, what we should stop, and what we should start.


Presenters

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Andrea Honigsfeld, Maria G. Dove, Audrey Cohan, and Carrie McDermott Goldman

What does equity for multilingual learners (MLs) mean in post-pandemic schools? This webinar will build on the authors’ recent publication that addresses how educators, on the one hand, can recognize their students’ cultural and linguistic identities, backgrounds, multiliteracies, and complex experiences and, on the other hand, how they can engage in critical collaborative practices that champion equity for MLs.


Success Criteria and Teacher Clarity (Part 2): Ensuring Equity of Access and Success for ALL Students —— 2-Part Webinar Series on Tues Nov 9 & Mon Nov 15 (1-3pm PT)

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

Presented by Doug Fisher, John Almarode, Kateri Thunder, and Olivia Amador Valerio

To capitalize on the potential impact of teacher clarity on student learning, we must develop and share high-quality success criteria that define what success looks like for each and every learner in our schools and classrooms. In this webinar series, we will move beyond just learning intentions and take a deep-dive into how best to support the development and implementation of high-quality success criteria. We’ll also explore how teacher clarity ensures teaching that is organized and intentional with transparent expectations.


Success Criteria and Teacher Clarity (Part 1): Ensuring Equity of Access and Success for ALL Students —— 2-Part Webinar Series on Tues Nov 9 & Mon Nov 15 (1-3pm PT)

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

Presented by Doug Fisher, John Almarode, Kateri Thunder, and Olivia Amador Valerio

To capitalize on the potential impact of teacher clarity on student learning, we must develop and share high-quality success criteria that define what success looks like for each and every learner in our schools and classrooms. In this webinar series, we will move beyond just learning intentions and take a deep-dive into how best to support the development and implementation of high-quality success criteria. We’ll also explore how teacher clarity ensures teaching that is organized and intentional with transparent expectations.


Race Resilience: Achieving Equity Through Self and Systems Transformation

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Victoria E. Romero, Amber N. Warner, and Justin Hendrickson

Race is always sitting in the classroom. Systems change when the people in them change. As schools engage in courageous conversations about how racialization and racial positioning influences thinking, behaviors, and expectations, many educators still lack the resources to start this challenging and personally transformative work.


SEL for Multilingual Learners: Urgent Considerations and Tools to Use for Equity

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 1:00pm

Presented by Diane Staehr Fenner and Mindi Teich

Sponsored by Corwin
The statistics are sobering: now that lockdown is behind us, we can expect one out of three students to return to in-person learning showing signs of mental or emotional distress. For our multilingual learners (MLs), the numbers are even more staggering.


Simply Small Groups: Differentiating Literacy Learning in Any Setting

Monday, November 1, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Deb Diller

Too many decisions, limited time for planning, students reading at many different levels? Examine the why, what, and how of small group literacy instruction with Debbie Diller, a trusted educator with more than four decades of experience.


Collective Leader Efficacy: Strengthening Instructional Leadership Teams

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Peter DeWitt

Collective leader efficacy (CLE) is a shared conviction among a school leadership team that they can improve the learning environment for all students. Unfortunately, many school leadership teams lack this conviction. In this presentation, Peter DeWitt, E.D. provides the research, explains the drivers, and engages participants in the cycle of inquiry that will help leadership teams develop collective leader efficacy as a leadership team.


Collective Student Efficacy

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Doug Fisher and John Hattie

Harness the power of collective efficacy to accelerate students’ learning.  Do your students understand the potential of collaborating with others?  Do they believe that they will learn more if they develop both “I” skills and “We” skills? 


Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:00pm

Presented by Glenn Singleton and Melissa Krull

This webinar is hosted in partnership with EdWeek. While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reveal systemic racial disparities in educational opportunity, there are revelations to which we can and must respond. Through conscientious efforts, using an intentional focus on race, school leaders can address these inequities and create the conditions for every student to achieve at high levels.


Humanity over Comfort: Why does this matter for your organization?

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Kendra Johnson, Tracey Durant, Lisa Williams, Sharone Brinkley-Parker, Kandice Taylor, and Johari Toe

This webinar will challenge participants to consider: how does your organization determine how it needs to improve and transform; and what are the consequences of the choices we make as it relates to the organization's health and productivity?


Start Your Fall Math Instruction Strong by Working Collaboratively:  Implementing a MWSA and Partnering With Families

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Karen Karp, Sarah Bush, Barbara Dougherty, and Hilary Kreisberg

This fall is an ideal time for schools and districts to take a more cohesive, collaborative, and community-oriented approach to mathematics learning. Discover the benefits of working closely with colleagues through a Mathematics Whole School Agreement (MWSA) and the advantages that partnering with families has on children’s mathematics development.


Learn, California!: State Legislative Recap: What Legislation Will Impact Local Educational Practice?

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Peter Birdsall and John Hattie

Join our exclusive, free series of virtual briefings for California school and district leaders. Understand state legislation, budget, and K-12 priorities. Through bimonthly sessions over the 2021-22 school year, we'll explore: setting priorities for the current state education budget, state legislation for K-12, fiscal outlook for 2022-23 education budgets, key issues impacting CA LEA's, and much more!


Hosted by EdWeek: Leadership for Racial Equity in Schools and Beyond

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:00am

Presented by Glenn Singleton and Melissa Krull

This webinar is hosted in partnership with EdWeek. While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reveal systemic racial disparities in educational opportunity, there are revelations to which we can and must respond. Through conscientious efforts, using an intentional focus on race, school leaders can address these inequities and create the conditions for every student to achieve at high levels.



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