Research shows students can absorb information through listening at two to three grade levels higher than they can through reading. In this webinar, presenters Monica Brady-Myerov and Adam Pizzi used public radio to help teachers and administrators gain a better understanding of how auditory learning works. They demonstrated ways to build critical listening skills in the classroom and discussed the tools educators can use to accomplish this. Topics discussed included best practices for using public radio in the classroom, cognitive research into auditory learning, and listening strategies to improve metacognition.
Did you know that 86% of the public believes that parental support is the most important way to ensure student achievement? Blackboard and Project Tomorrow have surveyed thousands of parents across the U.S. to understand how they want to be communicated with and which channels they prefer, as well as ways to increase their engagement with schools and districts. In this edWeb webinar, Project Tomorrow CEO Julie Evans shared the parent survey data that was collected. Attendees learned how to maximize family and community engagement to influence student success, the role that parents feel social media plays in K-12, and more.
Why is informational text so important and where can teachers find the best resources? In this TIME For Kids webinar, Jaime Joyce and Laura Blackburn answered these questions and shared tips and strategies for integrating informational text across the curriculum and throughout the school day. In addition, they provided graphic organizers and activities to support instruction.
Educators are constantly on the hunt for full-length books that are both engaging and appropriate to student grade levels. How do we find reading materials that can sustain student interest, address relevant themes, improve language skills, and complement lessons we are already using in the classroom? In this edWeb webinar Dana Maddock, Regional Curriculum Trainer for the MOH Character Development Program, reviewed several full-length books by or about Medal of Honor recipients and demonstrated how to select books that will inform — and inspire — you and your students.
It’s not the providing of feedback, but students’ use of it that makes feedback effective. In this edWeb webinar Susan M. Brookhart, PhD and consultant for Brookhart Enterprises LLC shared with attendees the characteristics of feedback that is most likely to be useful to students.
This dynamic edWeb.net webinar focused on providing participants with knowledge of effective and appropriate prevention and intervention strategies for children who exhibit challenging behavior. This session, presented by the Classroom Management for Early Learning community, focused on the latest research in the field of early childhood on best practices of identifying, preventing, and intervening with young children who exhibit behavioral problems.
Where better to explore ecological interdependence, growth and development of organisms, structure and function, adaptation, and the environmental impact of human activity than in an outdoor garden classroom? In this edWeb webinar Whitney Cohen, Education Director at Life Lab and lecturer at UC Santa Cruz, let attendees know how to use a garden as a meaningful context in which students can engage in next generation science and engineering practices.