Events

Upcoming Free Professional Learning Opportunities

#generationreadygivesback

All sessions offer CTLE credit! Register to qualify.

Unless otherwise specified, workshops are applicable to grades K-12.

Forget TikTok, Use Flipgrid to Engage Your Students

Your students will love responding to your activities by creating videos and taking selfies! You will learn how to set up your account as well as leave with your first topic created. You can create your own lesson/activity or search for one already created.

Monday, October 26, 4:00-4:45 PM Eastern time

Register here: https://bit.ly/3dkGJV9

5 Ways to Simplify

5 Ways to Simplify Your Virtual Teaching Life

In this session, teachers will experience practical suggestions that will support a reset and refocus of the approach to the challenging feat of Virtual Instruction. Through discussion and reflection with fellow educators, participants will take away 5 simple steps to strengthen their path forward in the current school year. Participants should expect to feel encouraged and revived in their educators’ mindset.

Tuesday, October 27, 4:00-4:45 Eastern time

Register here: https://bit.ly/3djG4Dz

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Using Edpuzzle for Student Engagement:
Making Sure Your Students Actually Watch the Video

Through Edpuzzle, participants will learn how to embed activities into videos assigned to students. Is the current video too long to maintain students’ attention? Edpuzzle makes it easy to trim the video to suit your needs. Even add a voiceover to further explain key points in the lesson.

Wednesday, October 28, 4:00-4:45 Eastern time.

Register here: https://bit.ly/3jRSKEj

Multiplication Flyer

Building Knowledge of Multiplication and Division:
A Critical Understanding for Grades 3-4

Through modeling and discussion, participants will explore the challenges of multiplication and division and apply math manipulatives as a way to build mastery for our virtual and in-person students.

Thursday, October 29, 4:00-4:45 Eastern time.

Register here: https://bit.ly/30YCvxG

Reinforce Math Skills with Spiral Reviews: Grades 1-8

Limited to 30 participants

As students are returning to classrooms, working remotely, or have a blend of both, now is a time in which we must take advantage of being purposeful, strategic and intentional teachers when it comes to practicing and reinforcing math skills. Spiral reviews are not something new, but they are something that we must take full advantage of. By attending this 1-8 math workshop, teachers will be able to:

  • walk away with a framework to create their own spiral reviews that can be used in classrooms or on virtual remote learning platforms;
  • identify a system for using spiral reviews within their mathematics instruction; and
  • use classroom data as a powerful tool to support learners with future spiral reviews.

Monday, November 2, 4:00-4:45 Eastern time.

Register here: https://bit.ly/2Hj94jo

Google Classroom Tips and Tricks for Assessment and Feedback

(Google Intermediate-Advanced)

Back by popular demand!

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to create self-grading assessments and provide instant feedback to their students. Participants will also learn how to create and use comment banks.

Wednesday, November 4, 4:00-4:45 Eastern time.

Register here: https://bit.ly/2TkoINL

Blended Learning Part 2: How to Engage Students and Spark Curiosity

In this session, teachers will view, discuss and experience blended learning approaches designed to promote student engagement and inquiry in blended learning lessons.

The session will demonstrate ways to spark students’ curiosity using synchronous and asynchronous virtual tools. It will provide teachers with student-friendly resources they can adapt and use with classes.

Thursday, November 5, 4:00-4:45 Eastern time.

Register here: https://bit.ly/31A2VpT