Rise to the Challenge: Designing Rigorous Learning That Maximizes Student Success (Sept 2019)

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Free On-Demand ASCD Webinar with Jeff C. Marshall Duration:  1 hour, 5 minutes Summary Do you sense that some students have mentally “checked out” of your classroom? Look closely and you’ll probably find that these students are bored by lessons that they view as unchallenging and uninteresting. Leveraging the latest research in the field as well as years of classroom … Read More

Advancing Formative Assessment with a Learning Target Theory of Action (July 2019)

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Free On-Demand ASCD Archived Webinar with Connie Moss and Susan Brookhart, Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes Summary To use formative assessment well, teachers must experience a major cultural change from teacher-led instruction to a partnership of intentional inquiry between teacher and student, with better teaching and learning as the outcome. In the updated second edition of Advancing Formative Assessment: A Guide … Read More

Supporting Trans and Gender-Nonconforming Students with Pride (July 2019)

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Free On Demand ASCD Archived Webinar with Becca Mui and Vanessa Ford.  Duration:  1 hour, 9 minutes Summary According to GLSEN research, transgender and gender-nonconforming (GNC) students face more hostile school climates compared to other students in the LGBTQ community. In this webinar, GLSEN education manager Becca Mui and NCTE board member Vanessa Ford will overview current national research on LGBTQ … Read More

Success with Multicultural Newcomers and English Learners (June 2019)

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Free On-Demand ASCD Archived Webinar with Margarita Calderón and Shawn Slakk.   Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes Summary Educators at schools throughout the country are asking, “How do I properly address the needs of our Newcomers?” Although there are programs and materials specifically targeting English learners in general, they do not seem to be working well for Newcomers on their own. … Read More

Principal Pipelines: A Feasible, Affordable, and Effective Way for Districts to Improve Schools (June 2019)

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Free On-Demand ASCD Archived  Webinar with Jody Spiro, Douglas Anthony, and Damaries Blondonville. Duration:  1 hour, 3 minutes Summary The Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative is an ambitious, multiyear effort supporting districts and partner institutions as they work to strengthen and align components of their work with new principals. Six large school districts that built principal pipelines as grantees saw … Read More

The Burnout Cure: Learning to Love Teaching Again (May 2019)

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Free On-Demand ASCD Archived Webinar with Chase Mielke Duration:  58 minutes As an educator, you often burn at both ends—not only eroding your own well-being but diminishing your ability to engage students in the classroom. You can also often find yourself in challenging contexts that are beyond your control. Rather than become a complacent curmudgeon, you can take control of … Read More

Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience (Apr 2019)

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Free On-Demand ASCD Webinar with Jay McTighe and Judy Willis Duration: 1 hour, 5 minues Summary In this webinar, Jay McTighe and Judy Willis examine how the neuroscience of learning intersects with the Understanding by Design® framework. Using ideas outlined in their new book, Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience, they will explore What the brain needs in order to … Read More