Belonging and Bias: Theory and Practice
March 16, 2023
Join author Hedreich Nichols to examine the cognitive processes we use to draw a circle around our “in groups,” and learn to mitigate any negative fallout that may impact our practice as educators. While learning about the brain science behind belonging, you will explore a few of more than 180 cognitive biases. This webinar will equip you to use this knowledge to look closely at personal connections and trends that impact student and staff relationships.
Leveling Up Learning to Ensure Opportunity for All (edWeb Webinar)
March 28, 2022
Despite the many articles, blogs, books, podcasts, and webinars that focus on “closing the achievement gap,” the progress made in ensuring equity in educational outcomes has been slow and, in some instances, non-existent. This is not because teachers, schools, and districts are not working to increase achievement for students. This is not due to a lack of effort or caring.
Assessment Practices that Nurture Social-Emotional Health
March 23, 2022
Given the complexity of today’s educational landscape, it might feel as if we have to choose between assessing our students or supporting their social-emotional wellness. However, when we assess with intention and care, and use the results to support intellectual needs while also attending to social and emotional needs, we don’t have to choose!
March 3, 2022
If we have learned anything through teaching during this pandemic, it is that the term “behavior” doesn’t simply refer to a disruptive student. The term behavior refers to academic behaviors (skill-based) AND social behaviors (will-based) and both need to be taught and reinforced in every tier of systematic SEL supports at your school. Fostering positive behavior and SEL by utilizing the PLC at Work® and RTI at Work™ processes will boost your school’s positive school culture, increase attendance, improve behavior, prepare students for life, and address inequities in school discipline.
How Do We Close Learning Gaps in Mathematics?
March 30, 2021
How do teachers and teacher teams work to ensure students learn grade- or course-level mathematics? What are best practices to close gaps in learning during instruction or intervention? Giving students access to and experience with grade-level mathematics is critical to student success and continued learning.
If It Is Predictable, It Is Preventable!
March 11, 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, educators face an unprecedented challenge: how to close the learning gaps created by months of school closures and uneven access to virtual learning opportunities? In this breakout, Mike Mattos will discuss specific steps that schools can take to create a highly effective, multitiered system of supports to target learning gaps using the PLC at Work® process.
Making Cultural Responsiveness a Meaningful Aspect of Your Mission
March 17, 2020
In this intimate 30-minute town-hall style webinar, nationally renowned educator Dr. Sharroky Hollie will answer your questions around student engagement, school development, strong educational leadership, and culturally responsive teaching. Learn culturally responsive strategies for connecting with underserved communities and populations in your school.
Women in Education: A Conversation
April 1, 2019
During this interactive panel discussion, Jennifer Abrams, Thomasenia Lott Adams, Tina H. Boogren, and Jane A. G. Kise will empower women educators to rise up and take the lead in their school communities.
Make It Happen
March 5, 2019
In this one-hour webinar, authors Kim Bailey and Chris Jakicic will share strategies that instructional coaches/leaders can use to guide their approach in supporting the PLC process with collaborative teams.
Leading Change: Building Consensus and Responding to Resistance Webinar
March 8, 2018
In this webinar, best-selling author Anthony Muhammad addresses the questions: How can a faculty build consensus to effect significant change? What are the most effective ways to respond to the concerns of those who resist, even when the staff has decided to move forward?