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Developing Expert Learners

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 3:30pm

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.


The Learning Challenge: How to Make the Most of the Learning Pit

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 3:30pm

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. 


From Labs to Lifelong Learners: Visible Learning in the Science Classroom

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by John Almarode

Based on the new book, Visible Learning for Science, Grades K-12, this interactive webinar will unpack what works best in science teaching and learning. Drawing from John Hattie’s ground-breaking research, participants will engage in an overview of how this research best supports teaching and learning in science. From surface to deep to transfer learning, find out how we can provide challenging and engaging learning experiences that promote growth and achievement for all of our students.


10 Mindframes for Visible Learning: Teaching for Success

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by John Hattie

John Hattie’s landmark Visible Learning research concluded that one of the most important influences of student achievement is how teachers think about learning and their own role. The 10 Mindframes, which should underpin every action in schools, are founded on the principle that teachers are evaluators, change agents, learning experts, and seekers of feedback who are constantly engaged with dialogue and challenge.


This Is Balanced Literacy, Grades K-6

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Nancy Akhavan

What factors come to mind when you hear the term “Balanced Literacy?” It is a term that has been used (and misused) for so long that it has lost meaning. Time to restore and refine! To create the perfect balance of high-impact learning experiences that engage and excite learners, teachers must be intentional in the design of learning activities, purposeful in the selection of instructional materials, utilize evidence-based teaching methods, and be strategic in groupings of students based on assessment data. Join reading experts Nancy Akhavan, Doug Fisher, and Nancy Frey as they outline the essential evidence-based approaches that define the balance for your students, lighting the path for you to implement balanced literacy in your classroom.


Stop the Formative Assessment Struggle! Advice on Managing the Process

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 2:00pm

In this free webinar at 2:00 p.m. (PT)/5:00 p.m. (ET), , prominent math educators Francis (Skip) Fennell, Linda Gojak, Ruth Harbin Miles, and John SanGiovanni team up to offer their unique perspectives on using formative assessment to inform your mathematics instruction in a way that is doable! Research shows that teachers who continuously assess student understanding, offer timely feedback, and use the data to make instructional choices have students who receive more than one year’s worth of learning in one year of instruction (Hattie, 2009). 


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Monday, May 11, 2020 - 3:30pm

Presented by Benjie Howard and Wade Antonio Colwell

Here’s your opportunity to hear more from founders Benjie Howard and Wade Antonio Colwell about YES!, a sustainable, creative facilitation process for youth that enables them to enthusiastically engage in their own learning and advocate for culturally responsive learning environments. YES! is rooted in arts-based methods that aim to bring the youth perspective, vision, creativity, and passion to the forefront of policy and progress for a twenty-first century school system. Benjie and Wade will demonstrate how YES! amplifies student voice and supports young people in understanding their personal journey and social accountability through a critical social justice lens that creates a living example of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.


The Opportunity of a Wrong Answer in K-8 Mathematics

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by John SanGiovanni

Do you take advantage of wrong answers? Do you consider what they tell you, why they happened, or what you might do next? In this webinar, John SanGiovanni addresses actions that teachers can take to mine the gaps in student understanding. It examines a process for selecting quality tasks, anticipating student thinking, determining evidence of understanding and misunderstanding, and identifying next steps. The webinar will feature mathematics tasks K-2, 3-5, and 6-8 grade bands.


Developing Assessment-Capable Visible Learners: Students Taking Responsibility for Their Own Learning

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher

In this webinar, Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher discuss how building an environment where students progress through relevant and challenging content allows you to create a classroom teeming with discussion and purposeful activity. They also share a framework for making daily improvements—centered around relationships, clarity, and challenge—that increases student learning and helps you manage your classroom’s success.



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