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.
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.
This year liven up your lessons to engage your students! In this edWeb webinar, presented by the Digital Educator: Skills for Success community, Shelly Sanchez Terrell showed educators how to take their current lesson plans and spice them up with free web tools, apps, sites, and content. Watch this webinar and get ready for more hands-on, student-centered learning in the upcoming school year!
This edWeb webinar, hosted by the Partners in 21st Century Learning community, summarized in plain language the findings of P21’s recently released “4Cs Research Series.” P21 Executive Director Helen Soulé and Jonathan Plucker, Neag Endowed Professor of Education at The University of Connecticut, presented fresh ideas and recommendations on how best to integrate the most essential 21st century learning skills into the classroom. This webinar is recommended for all PreK-12 educators.
The Georgia Virtual School (GAVS) has been developing K-12 Open Educational Resources (OER) courses for the past three years. In this edWeb webinar from the OER in the K-12 Classroom community, GAVS Supervisor of Instructional Development Tami Echard shared four steps for OER course construction. Attendees discovered how to locate OER material for use in their own classrooms, learned the basics of Creative Commons licensing, and more.
Research shows that when parents have access to their children’s data from school, the children do better and go farther. Susan Testaguzza helped attendees explore how online portfolios assist children in early childhood with problems in various areas.
In this edWeb webinar presented by the SLC @ the Forefront community, Leslie K. Maniotes, NBCT, M.Ed.,Ph.D., and Senior Consultant at BLV Consulting, shared concrete strategies with attendees to help get them started using Guided Inquiry Design. Leslie discussed programmatic systems, long and short-term planning, and connections and tweaks that educators can make to their current instructional practice.
Whether the disaster is the result of an act of nature or man-made, the importance of planning for the unthinkable cannot be overstated. In this webinar, Dr. Cathy Grace led a discussion on how to prepare for potential disasters so that financial stability, replacement of educational materials, mental health issues of staff, parents, and children, and program quality are not compromised should an unexpected event occur.
Time for school to start and time for us to kick off the year with amazing new tools and ideas! Shannon McClintock Miller gave attendees 20 new digital tools, apps, and ideas to inspire learning and engage our young people. She even had a few tips and tools for teachers to use in their own practice.
Snap, clap, wiggle, and giggle to the sounds of Mother Nature. Attendees learned how to use these activities to support STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) in your classroom in this edWeb.net webinar presented by the community for Early Childhood Learning Solutions.