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Learning Forward is making our COVID webinar series free to the public to support educators as part of our pandemic response.
Thursday, August 13 | 3 – 4:00 P.M. Eastern
Socially distanced classrooms present their own challenges for children who are still developing self-regulation and social skills. This webinar will share strategies for teaching young learners (preschool to grade 2) in ways that address their academic, social, and emotional development during the pandemic.Read More
Say tuned for the following webinars:
August 20 - Assessment approaches for today’s learning environments
August 27 - Attending to the health and wellness of educators as the school year starts
September 3 - Connecting with families when it’s more important than ever
September 10 - Plan C: Preparing for the Next Wave
September 17 - Learning from coaches: Supporting teams and individuals
Hear from district and school-based leaders about what the hybrid schedule might entail, how they will engage and meet the needs of students, how they are keeping parents informed, and how the last quarter of the last school year is informing this year’s start.
Welcoming five generations of educators (Generation Z, Millennials, Generation Xers, Baby boomers, and the Silent generation) into the workplace can be daunting under normal circumstances, so how exactly are leaders planning to engage and support the growth and development of all members of their faculty during a pandemic?
This webinar focused on resources, strategies, and tangible ideas at the classroom, school, and district levels that all teachers and leaders can use for advancing and accelerating racial equity so that all students experience success.
Learn with thoughtful practitioners and leading voices about their approach to setting rigorous learning goals for students and instructional plans that are responsive to whatever formats learning takes.
In this webinar, you’ll hear from district and school leaders, as well as experts on school redesign, about planning for next steps. They will share their advice and strategies for maximizing teachers’ and students’ learning in the fall and beyond.
We’ve all heard of the summer slide – the loss of learning that occurs over the summer months when students are not engaged in planned, rigorous learning activities. But what about the COVID slide? Join us for this important webinar as we understand the potential ramifications of the COVID slide and strategies that schools and districts are utilizing to combat this outcome.
As the school year closes, instructional coaches are still hard at work. They are taking the many lessons learned in the last quarter of this school year and using those lessons to plan for a strong, if uncertain, year ahead. Join us for an exploration of how coaches are traversing the challenges of distance professional learning, remaining connected to the teachers they support, and applying their expertise in accelerating teacher learning.
This webinar focused on resources, strategies, and tangible ideas at the classroom, school, and district levels that all educators can use to reach students where they are, especially those who have been historically marginalized and empower them with the mindsets and skills necessary to experience success.
The move to virtual environments for teaching and learning raises many questions about access, including for students whose first language is not English. Educators are seeking guidance and resources about how to support ELL students, and their families, in this virtual environment.
The move to virtual environments for teaching and learning may be impacting students with differing abilities and special needs in a variety of ways. Educators are seeking guidance and resources about IEPs, inclusion practices, modifications, and engagement.
Recent research affirms how critical high-quality curriculum resources are to the student learning experience. So what happens when the world of schooling changes in an instant? How do educators adapt their use of materials in a new and often uncharted virtual environment?
This webinar focused on resources, strategies, and tangible ideas that all educators in this new online world are encouraged to borrow.
Now that we are working and leading in a virtual environment, join us for an exploration of how coaches are traversing the challenges of distance professional learning, and remaining connected to the teachers they support.
During the last few weeks, teaching and learning have dramatically changed in schools and districts across the country. Superintendents, principals, and other leaders on the front lines are making decisions that impact teachers, support staff, parents, and students. Although the path isn’t always clear, choices have to be made quickly.
Students rely on educators to provide many kinds of support, including stable relationships and positive social support – and they need those supports now more than ever. With students at home, how can educators continue to provide social and emotional support?