Select the Presentations from the list below and you will be notified before each chosen webinar.

This series connects educators to cutting-edge research and is designed to support leaders in implementing proven, practical solutions. Join us for this excellent in-service opportunity to build the best lessons and learning environments for your district, school, and classroom.

All webinars are complimentary and take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST.

All webinars will be recorded, in case you cannot attend.

Karon Brown

 Monday, March 10

Preparing for Algebra Readiness: Looking Early-On at the Standards

Learn what it takes to switch from teaching math to teaching algebraic thinking—concepts, skills, steps, procedures, and standards. Explore why algebraic thinking is often difficult for students, ways to build it into instruction, and why it’s all necessary.

   

Kathleen Keelan

 Friday, March 14

Bullying Prevention Myth: Reporting Bullying Will Ensure It Stops

Prevention of bullying is a much smarter approach than trying to deal with the problem after it happens. Take a look at lessons learned through experience with one of the more common myths of bullying prevention.

Shauna Williams

 Tuesday, March 18

Please Teach Me to Read Before I Leave this Place!

Learn about a blended approach of whole-class- and differentiated small-group instruction, motivating technology, and individual student practice that provides teachers the flexibility they need to meet students at their skill levels and adapt instruction accordingly.

Gayle Owens

 Thursday, March 27

Making the Complicated Comprehensible: Math CCSS

Learn how to move from a holistic, high-level approach to a more meaningful, concrete understanding of the math standards through a common-sense explanation and practical look at embedding math CCSS into your instructional cycle.

 

Jeffrey Sprague

WEBINAR HAS BEEN CANCELED

Helen Long

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FRIDAY, MAY 2

Inspire a Writing Revolution!

Learn engaging, hands-on, multisensory strategies for teaching three types of writing outlined in the CCSS—explanatory/informative, narrative, and opinion/argumentative.

 

Pam Austin

Wednesday,
April 9

What Does Phonological Awareness Have to Do with It?

Strengthening phonological awareness skills is the key to building the foundation for students to achieve the challenging but attainable Common Core State Standards goals and expectations at every grade level.

   

Judy Zimny

 Thursday, April 10

Making the Complicated Comprehensible: Planning Now for 2014-2015

Learn a process for using data and timely, hands-on facilitation tools to strengthen your team's collaboration and overall decisions as you prepare now for next year's success.

 

Jenny Hamilton

 Thursday, April 17

The RAVE-O Connection

Learn how RAVE-O's targeted, engaging intervention methodology complements intensive Tier III interventions such as LANGUAGE! The Comprehensive Literacy Curriculum and Read Well.

   

Joanne Allain

 Tuesday, April 22

RtI/MTSS and the Common Core: A Perfect Fit!

Join us to analyze how the Common Core State Standards are a natural, complementary next step in a Response to Intervention (RtI)/Multitier System of Supports (MTSS) framework.

 

Vicki Gibson

 Wednesday,
April 23

Developing Foundational Skills for CCSS in Early Learning Classrooms

Explore explicit, age-appropriate instruction, guided practice with constructive feedback, and learning center productive play techniques that can make a significant difference in young children's developmental readiness for school.

 

Lucy Hart Paulson

 Thursday, April 24

What Does a Scribble Say? Writing Assessment and Instruction for Young Children

Deepen your understanding of how young children's writing develops, how to assess their progress, what expected learning outcomes should be, and how to facilitate writing in developmentally appropriate ways.

   

Joanne Allain

 Tuesday, April 29

RtI/MTSS and the Common Core: From What to Why across the Tiers

Learn to provide continuity of instructional practice and activity across tiers to help all students address the demands of the CCSS and its accompanying assessments.

 

Gayle Owens

 Thursday, May 1

Making the Complicated Comprehensible: the ELA CCSS

Learn how to move from a holistic, high-level approach to a more meaningful, concrete understanding of the CCSS standards through a common-sense explanation and practical look at embedding ELA CCSS into your instructional cycle.

 

Melody Ilk

 Wednesday, May 14

Using Assessment and Instructional Trend Data to Define Your Next Move

Are You Making the Most of Your Efforts? Take a deep look at how you can be sure to take the right “next step” to turn data into meaningful instruction.

Toni Backstrom

 Thursday, May 15

The State of Professional Development: Are We Succeeding As Teachers and Education Leaders?

Learn the steps that educators around the country—from state departments to rural districts—are taking to meet the rigor of the Common Core and other state standards.

   

Kelly Powell-Smith

 Tuesday, June 24th

Assessment That Addressess the Complexities of Reading Comprehension

Learn how to integrate brief, diagnostic reading comprehension measures into a prevention-oriented decision-making model to ensure healthy literacy outcomes for all elementary students.