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jim knight

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Jim Knight

When it comes to improving practice, few professional texts can rival the impact felt by Jim Knight’s Instructional Coaching. Now, one decade of research and hundreds of in-services later, Jim takes that work a significant step further with The Impact Cycle. Attend this webinar to learn how Jim’s all-new instructional coaching cycle can help teachers and, in turn, their students improve in clear, measurable ways.


jim burke

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Jim Burke

Jim Burke knows personally, both from his own teaching and his consulting work with schools nationwide, that the standards—whether state-based or Common Core—provide a set of core beliefs about what students need to learn to be academically- and career-ready and mirror best teaching practices. Jim finds that the standards are both validating—confirming those practices teachers are already implementing in their classrooms—and  liberating—providing research-based structures and strategies that help teachers and students engage in important ideas and inquiry.


arriaga

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Trudy Arriaga

Do you have the will and the vision to ensure that your actions reflect the stated values of the organization? This webinar will present opportunities to transform from unintentionally participating in practices that marginalize students and their communities to being committed to making the education of all students a common priority. Presented by Trudy Arriaga, superintendent of a highly diverse school district and author of Opening Doors: An Implementation Template for Cultural Proficiency, this webinar will help you gain the knowledge and skills for applying the core values of cultural proficiency in daily practice.


fisher_frey_smith

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

Presented by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Dominique Smith

Every teacher wants engaged students. No student wants to be bored. So why isn’t every classroom teeming with discussion and purposeful activity centered on the day’s learning expectations? In this webinar, Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Dominique Smith will outline a framework for engagement and concrete strategies that will enable you to create a classroom culture rooted in relationships, clarity, and challenge. 


Visible Learning Mindframes: A Deeper Dive

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

Presented by Kristin Anderson

As educators, it’s not only about what we do. It’s about how we THINK. Join Visible LearningPlus Master Trainer, Kristin Anderson, for an understanding of Professor Hattie's TEN key mindframes  (yes, there is a new one!) that teachers, school leaders, and systems can examine and adopt, and determine how these beliefs that map beautifully to the Visible Learning research can shape our combined thinking about teaching and learning in order to ultimately have a major impact on student achievement. 


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.


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. 


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. 


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. 


custodio_oloughlin

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Brenda Custodio and Judith O'Loughlin

Under the best of circumstances, the academic demands of today’s classrooms can be daunting to our English learners. But for the tens of thousands of newly arrived students with interrupted formal education, even the social challenges can be outright overwhelming. 


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. 


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. 


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Charlotte Danielson

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Charlotte Danielson

Research has long suggested that the most powerful contributor to teacher growth and learning are the professional conversations that accompany observations of classroom practice and the analysis of student work. This webinar will explore the cultural and institutional structures that contribute to productive conversations and provide school leaders with the key first steps to enriching their conversations to improve teacher reflection and learning.


Paul Bloomberg and Barb Pitchford

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Paul Bloomberg & Barb Pitchford

Impact Teams (a form of PLCs) are teams of educators committed to understanding their impact on student learning by focusing on critical learning goals, analyzing evidence, and taking collective action. In this webinar, Paul Bloomberg and Barb Pitchford will define the Impact Teams model, discuss the research behind it, and share two foundational protocols for leading Impact Teams. Learn how Impact Teams support collaborative learning around the formative assessment process in the classroom!


Jackie Walsh and Beth Sattes

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Jackie Walsh & Beth Sattes

Join co-authors Jackie Walsh and Beth Sattes in a webinar that will introduce you to the six core practices featured in Quality Questioning, Second Edition. Deepen your understanding of how the quality questioning process serves to activate student self-assessment, support student-to-student and student-to-teacher dialogue, and yield responses that serve as formative feedback teachers use to decide next steps in instruction. Explore opportunities for partnering with students to co-create a classroom community that celebrates learning for all, not right answers by a few.


Gary Howard

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Gary Howard

The past two decades of school reform efforts have not gone far enough in eliminating educational inequities based on race, poverty, and other dimensions of difference. Gary Howard’s Deep Equity process provides school districts and educators with proven strategies for creating real change; one teacher, one classroom, one school at a time. In this webinar Gary will share core elements of this work and highlight key features of his award-winning new book from Corwin: We Can’t Lead Where We Won’t Go: An Educator’s Guide to Equity.


Michael Fullan

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Michael Fullan

Learn to enhance student learning and bring people and ideas together as Michael Fullan presents his Coherence Framework and discusses how you can make effective school and district change by fostering deep coherence.  In this webinar, Fullan takes you by the hand and shows you how, in just a short time, you can focus direction, cultivate a collaborative culture, deepen learning, and secure accountability in your district and start your school down the path to maximizing success. 


Visible Learning 101 Part 2 Webinar

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 11:30am PDT

Listen as Kristin Anderson takes the theory of John Hattie’s extensive research and puts it into a practical inquiry model for schools to ask questions of themselves about the impact they are having on student achievement with Visible Learningplus. If you were unable to join us for part 1, don't worry! Click here to view the recording



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