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December 10, 2017

Next Week | 10 New edWebinars for Educators

Note these up-coming webinars.

edWebinars for Every Educator

edWeb’s free edWebinars are a great way to keep up with all the changes and innovations in education. Register to attend live or watch the recording later. Join edWeb to view all of your edWebinar activity on your member homepage and download your personalized CE certificates. It’s a great way to connect and learn with colleagues!

New edWebinars with CE Certificates

Steven Erwin

Through the Hearts of Teachers Build the Minds of Children
Monday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Steven Erwin, National Early Childhood Specialist, Kaplan Early Learning Company

Lisa Rode

Differentiating Lessons Involving Robotics for All Students
Monday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Lisa Rode, Sixth Grade Teacher, Kings Glen Elementary in Fairfax County, VA

Ilza Garcia Claudia Santamaria Dr. Harishini Ernest

Improved Literacy, Deeper Learning for ELL and All Readers:
Austin ISD’s Story
Monday, Dec. 11 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Ilza Garcia, Language Arts Administrative Supervisor, Austin ISD; Claudia Santamaria, Assistant Director for Elementary ELLs, Austin ISD; and Dr. Harishini Ernest, Secondary ELL Coordinator, Austin ISD

Gary B. Beikirch

Character Education:
Interview with Medal of Honor Recipient Gary B. Beikirch (Vietnam)
Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Hosted by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation

DeLaina Tonks

Students Collaborate with Digital Tools to Support Bee Populations
Wednesday Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by DeLaina Tonks, Director, Mountain Heights Academy with Mountain Heights Academy students: Donna Trane, Kyana Trane, Kate Larson, and Emma Davis
Hosted by Christine Fox, Deputy Executive Director, SETDA

Heather Anderson

Helping Students Get Ahead with the Gradual Release of Responsibility
Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Heather Anderson, Teacher Leader at Health Sciences High and Middle College in San Diego, California

Megan Harney

Blazing Your Own Path: Women in Education Technology
Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Megan Harney, CEO, MIDAS Education

Dr. Bernadette Musetti

How Technology Promotes ELL and Family Success
Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Dr. Bernadette Musetti, Associate Professor and Director of Liberal Studies at Loyola Marymount University

Michelle Luhtala Jacquelyn Whiting

Digital Citizenship Across Grade Levels
Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT; and Jacquelyn Whiting, Library Media Specialist, Wilton High School, CT, Google Certified Educator Level 2, and Google Certified Innovator

Julie Collison, M.Ed. Rachel Lloyd, M.S.Ed.

Transition Planning for Individuals with Autism
Thursday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Julie Collison, M.Ed., Transition Coordinator and Middle School/High School Supervisor at Monarch Center for Autism; and Rachel Lloyd, M.S.Ed., Transition Education Program Director at Monarch Center for Autism
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December 9, 2017

REMINDER: iNACOL Webinar | 12/14: Strategies for Teachers to Develop Students as Global Citizens

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TEACHER TALK WEBINAR 

Strategies for Teachers to Develop Global Citizenship in Students

Thursday, December 14, 2017
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET (register)

On Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET, iNACOL is hosting a Teacher Talk webinar to share strategies teachers can use to develop important global citizenship skills and dispositions in students through personalized, competency-based learning models.

Lincoln-West School of Global Studies, a high school within the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, is implementing a personalized, competency-based system with the mission to prepare students to become knowledgeable, empathetic, and principled adults who think critically and act creatively on issues of local and global significance to build a just, sustainable and peaceful world. Through innovative instructional strategies, including community-based projects and strategic partnerships locally and globally, students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to grow and succeed in a diverse and evolving global society.

Join this webinar to learn ways to expose students to the international world through extensive expeditions, performance tasks, service learning projects, and classroom experiences. Teachers will share strategies, projects, and ideas to design personalized learning experiences for students to identify, examine and take action on issues of local and global significance — helping students become competent citizens and leaders in a global society and economy.

iNACOL CEO Susan Patrick said, “In personalized learning models across the country, teachers are providing students with real-world learning opportunities, embedded within the community and connected globally, to develop important skills and dispositions that help prepare them for a lifetime of success.”

This webinar is free to attend — participants are invited to register here for final details and login information.

Webinar Title: Strategies for Teachers to Develop Students as Global Citizens

Presenters:

  • Brian Brochetti, College and Career Success Manager, Lincoln-West School of Global Studies
  • Lisa Kahoon, Personal Learning Coach for Math and Science, Lincoln-West School of Global Studies
  • Michael Gong, Science Teacher, Lincoln-West School of Global Studies
  • Dina Hoeynck, Fine Arts Teacher, Lincoln-West School of Global Studies

Share with your colleagues:

  • #Teachers: Register for @nacol’s Dec. #Teacher Talk Webinar – Strategies for Teachers to Develop #Students as Global Citizenshttp://ow.ly/RIye30gISUh @Brian_Brochetti

About iNACOLThe mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focusing on research, developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access, developing quality standards for emerging learning models using competency-based, blended, and online education, and supporting the ongoing professional development of school and district leaders for new learning models. Visit our websitelike us on Facebookconnect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on twitter.

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December 5, 2017

REMINDER: iNACOL Webinar | 12/6: Empowering Leaders And Teachers To Scale Personalized Learning

Note this neo-liberal webinar tomorrow.

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LEADERSHIP WEBINAR 

Empowering Leaders and Teachers to Scale Personalized Learning

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET (register)

On Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will be hosting aLeadership webinar to explore how education leaders can scale personalized learning models in K-12 education through professional learning.

Schools and districts across the country are transitioning toward personalized learning models to provide tailored learning opportunities designed for each student to succeed. Join this webinar to learn how education leaders in Kettle Moraine School District (Wisconsin) are scaling personalized learning by empowering leaders and teachers.

Learn ways to re-energize your professional learning community, school leadership or grade-level team meetings to focus on action steps toward personalized learning — providing each student with powerful learning opportunities to prepare them for success in college, career and life. Understand ways to maintain focus on innovation, continuous improvement, and progress. Help your teams develop a growth mindset, and learn how you can build sustainable capacity through professional development and professional learning communities.

iNACOL CEO Susan Patrick said, “Building capacity for leaders and teachers to thrive in personalized learning environments is an essential component of sustaining the transition to personalized learning and meeting the needs of all students.”

This webinar is free to attend — participants are invited to register here for final details and login information.

Webinar Title: Empowering Leaders and Teachers to Scale Personalized Learning

Presenters:

  • Laura Dahm, Director, Kettle Moraine Explore
  • Sue Sterner, Principal, Magee Elementary School, Kettle Moraine School District

Share with your colleagues:

  • #EdLeaders: Join iNACOL Leadership #Webinar (12/6, 2-3pm ET) on empowering leaders & #teachers to scale #personalizedlearning:http://ow.ly/aAAF30gpTGM @SternerSue @nacol

About iNACOL

The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focusing on research, developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access, developing quality standards for emerging learning models using competency-based, blended, and online education, and supporting the ongoing professional development of school and district leaders for new learning models. Visit our websitelike us on Facebookconnect with us on LinkedInand follow us on twitter.

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December 3, 2017

Coming Up Next | 8 New edWebinars For Educators

Note these up-coming webinars.

edWebinars for Every Educator

edWeb’s free edWebinars are a great way to keep up with all the changes and innovations in education. Register to attend live or watch the recording later. Join edWeb to view all of your edWebinar activity on your member homepage and download your personalized CE certificates. It’s a great way to connect and learn with colleagues!

New edWebinars with CE Certificates

Mark Henderson Josh Noland Kelly Urlacher

Leading Instructional Change by Equipping a Community of Learners
Monday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Mark Henderson, Mathematics Coordinator, Fayette County Public Schools; and Josh Noland, Assistant Principal, R J Burch Elementary School; and Kelly Urlacher, Senior Curriculum Designer, DreamBox Learning

Gene Kerns, Ed.D.

High-Yield Strategies for Student Success
Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Gene Kerns, Ed.D., Chief Academic Officer, Renaissance

Drew Corley, PhD Zachary Wissner-Gross, PhD

Misconceptions Unraveled: The Biggest Barriers to Learning Fractions
Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Drew Corley, PhD, Senior Learning Scientist, Amplify Education; and Zachary Wissner-Gross, PhD, Product Manager, Amplify Education

Charlotte Cheng

Harness the Power of the Curriculum Design Thinking Process
Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Charlotte Cheng, Curriculum Designer, Wonder Workshop

Jess Gartner

How Are Public Schools Funded?
Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Jess Gartner, CEO and Founder, Allovue
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Ondine Gross

Introducing Restorative Teacher-Student Mediation
Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Ondine Gross, M.S., Ed.M., Educational Consultant and Public Speaker

Alison Pepper

Kick-Start Kindergarten Readiness:
52 Reproducible Letters and Activities for Parents
Thursday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Alison Pepper, Author and National ECE Consultant

Bill Fitzgerald

Online Security, Privacy, and Risk: How to Avoid Becoming a Headline
Thursday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by Bill Fitzgerald, Director, Privacy Evaluation Initiative,
Common Sense Media
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December 1, 2017

iNACOL Webinar | 12/14: Strategies for Teachers to Develop Students as Global Citizens

From the neo-liberals.

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TEACHER TALK WEBINAR 

Strategies for Teachers to Develop Global Citizenship in Students

Thursday, December 14, 2017
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET (register)

On Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET, iNACOL is hosting a Teacher Talk webinar to share strategies teachers can use to develop important global citizenship skills and dispositions in students through personalized, competency-based learning models.

Lincoln-West School of Global Studies, a high school within the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, is implementing a personalized, competency-based system with the mission to prepare students to become knowledgeable, empathetic, and principled adults who think critically and act creatively on issues of local and global significance to build a just, sustainable and peaceful world. Through innovative instructional strategies, including community-based projects and strategic partnerships locally and globally, students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to grow and succeed in a diverse and evolving global society.

Join this webinar to learn ways to expose students to the international world through extensive expeditions, performance tasks, service learning projects, and classroom experiences. Teachers will share strategies, projects, and ideas to design personalized learning experiences for students to identify, examine and take action on issues of local and global significance — helping students become competent citizens and leaders in a global society and economy.

iNACOL CEO Susan Patrick said, “In personalized learning models across the country, teachers are providing students with real-world learning opportunities, embedded within the community and connected globally, to develop important skills and dispositions that help prepare them for a lifetime of success.”

This webinar is free to attend — participants are invited to register here for final details and login information.

Webinar Title: Strategies for Teachers to Develop Students as Global Citizens

Presenters:

  • Brian Brochetti, College and Career Success Manager, Lincoln-West School of Global Studies
  • Lisa Kahoon, Personal Learning Coach for Math and Science, Lincoln-West School of Global Studies
  • Michael Gong, Science Teacher, Lincoln-West School of Global Studies
  • Dina Hoeynck, Fine Arts Teacher, Lincoln-West School of Global Studies

Share with your colleagues:

  • #Teachers: Register for @nacol’s Dec. #Teacher Talk Webinar – Strategies for Teachers to Develop #Students as Global Citizenshttp://ow.ly/RIye30gISUh @Brian_Brochetti

About iNACOLThe mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focusing on research, developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access, developing quality standards for emerging learning models using competency-based, blended, and online education, and supporting the ongoing professional development of school and district leaders for new learning models. Visit our websitelike us on Facebookconnect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on twitter.

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