Virtual School Meanderings

June 20, 2021

Posts from AADES for 06/17/2021

And an item for my Aussie readers to begin their week.


News feed from the AADES feed


Upcoming Webinar – Mindframes at a Distance – Collective Teacher Efficacy – Doug Fisher

The recent webinar by Professor Doug Fisher on Visible Learning Mindframes in the distance education context including Collective Teacher Efficacy and effective feedback is now available to view as a recording for member schools until 5 July 2021.
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Online resources for teacher educators (The MOFET Institute)

Filed under: virtual school — Michael K. Barbour @ 4:04 pm
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I thought this item might be of interest to some readers.

Dear Colleague,


The International Portal of Teacher Education contains thousands of abstracts and reviews of papers and research studies on teacher education and teacher training,
all collected, since 2007, from almost 40 of the world’s leading academic journals in the field.

Among the items in this website you can find papers written by you.

You are invited to use this one of a kind academic online collection, subscribe to its newsletter, and recommend it to your colleagues – FREE of charge.


We are also delighted to present to you our new online international program: Edu-Informatica for Teaching and Research 2021-2022 – A

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We hope to see you among our growing professional community,


Penny Barsimantov


Academic Portals Coordinator | The MOFET Institute

New edWebinars | Mental Health, Math, SEL, Equity, Education Funding, and more!

Filed under: virtual school — Michael K. Barbour @ 12:02 pm
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Note these up-coming webinars.

Coming Up Next
Register to attend live or receive the recording.
Kelly Schaefer
Building Number Sense Through Routines
Tuesday, Jun. 22 @ 3 pm ET
Presented by Kelly Schaefer,
K-12 Mathematics Coach, Riverdale School District (WI)
Javier Trujillo
Navigating the ESSER Funding Process: Turning Opportunities into Outcomes
Tuesday, Jun. 22 @ 4 pm ET
Presented by Javier Trujillo, Vice President of Government and Community Partnerships, Achieve3000
edLeader Panel Presenters
Learn How to Get Federal Funding for Social-Emotional Learning Programs at Your School
Tuesday, Jun. 22 @ 5 pm ET
Presented by Rita Ferrandino, Founding Partner, Arc Capital Development; and Dr. Cotrane D. Penn, Executive Director, Student Wellness & Academic Support, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (NC)
edWebinar Presenters
Creative Ways to Help Students Manage Their Emotions
Wednesday, Jun. 23 @ 3 pm ET
Presented by Rayne Lacko, Author and Arts Advocate; and Lesley Holmes, Community Outreach Advisor
edWebinar Presenters
The Hidden Pandemic: Promoting Mental Health Among High School Students
Wednesday, Jun. 23 @ 4 pm ET
Presented by Dave Chaplin, Principal, Stanton Academy and Alternative Programs, Yakima School District (WA); Steve McCullough, Superintendent, Tonasket School District (WA); and John MacPhee, Executive Director and CEO, The Jed Foundation
edWebinar Presenters
Techquity, Universal Design, and Decision Making
Friday, Jun. 25 @ 1 pm ET
Presented by Katie Novak, Ed.D., Founder and Executive Director, Novak Educational Consulting; Mirko Chardin, Education Consultant, Novak Educational Consulting; Rachel Kruzel, Territory Director, Texthelp; and Joni Degner, Territory Director, Texthelp
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EBSCO Alerts

Filed under: virtual school — Michael K. Barbour @ 8:07 am
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ebscoFirst, I received the alert for virtual schools, but there were no relevant items.

Next, I did not receive the alert for cyber schools.

Finally, I also did not receive the alert for K-12 online learning.

So nothing to report this week.

June 19, 2021

Build expertise this summer to prepare for SY 2021-22

Filed under: virtual school — Michael K. Barbour @ 9:11 pm
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Note this item from the folks at Education Week.

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reports plus much more
Building on Your Expertise for 2021-22

As you head into summer, you’ll be looking to “build muscle” for a successful fall. Use this 4-part series of in-depth reports to prepare:

Summer 2021: How Schools Can Make the Most of It  (April 28)
Showcases strategies for summer learning, PD, and decisionmaking that students, teachers, and school and district leaders can use to restore, retool, and recharge for the year ahead.
How to Help Students Recover From a Broken Year (May 25)
Tactics to help staff and students bounce back from a disrupted year, re-acclimate to a formal school environment, and provide social-emotional support.
Instructional Priorities (June 23)
Best practices on setting clear teaching and learning goals after more than a year of interrupted instruction.
The Ed-Tech Evolution (July 22)
A look at what’s next for remote learning when schools are able to fully return, and the takeaways for a less crisis-driven, post-pandemic environment.

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