New Webinar Series

How to Differentiate Comprehension Instruction for Struggling Students! with Jill Jackson

October 10, 17, 30 and November 7

Tell me if you can relate to this classroom scene: You are done reading through a passage of text and you want to check for understanding, so you ask the class a few questions…and they look at you with blank stares as if they have no idea what you’re talking about!  Does this sound at all familiar?  Well, this scene replayed again and again in my own classroom.  What I realized is that my students didn’t have skills for comprehension or thinking about text.  I thought that just throwing out a bunch of questions about the text would lead to comprehension.  What I have learned now is that we have to explicitly identify and teach the most important SKILLS for comprehension and critical thinking in order for kids to understand the text.  In our course, I will teach you how to take a very practical look at what comprehension skills are worth teaching, how to teach them and then how to pull it all together through lesson planning.

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Blended Learning in Action with Tiffany Wycoff and Jason Green

October 11, 18, 25 and November 1, 8, 15

Explore how blended learning models–Whole Group Rotation, Station Rotation, Flipped Classroom, Playlist, and Ala Carte — are helping teachers to personalize the learning experience, meet the individual needs of each student in their classes, and foster 21st Century skills.

Reimagine learning in your classroom to increase student agency, connectivity, and creativity at all school levels: elementary, middle, and high school. Join Tiffany Wycoff and Jason Green – educators, trainers, speakers, and bestselling authors – for a webinar series that will provide the necessary skills for blending the best parts of face-to-face instruction with online learning.

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Collective Efficacy with Lexie Domaradzki and Bobbi Jo Erb

October 12, November 2, 16 and 30.

What Is the #1 Factor Influencing Student Achievement?–Collective Teacher Efficacy!  Collective teacher efficacy refers to the “collective self-perception that teachers in a given school make an educational difference to their students over and above the educational impact of their homes and communities” (Tschannen-Moran & Barr, 2004, p. 190) We will investigate the newest research findings on Collective Teacher Efficacy and its impact on student learning. John Hattie and associates have now moved Collective Teacher Efficacy to the top of the list for effect size (1.57) on influencing learning in a school.  This series will be an interactive study about how educators can work together to build a school where Collective Teacher Efficacy comes alive.

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