There are several types of risk-taking however, many of which have a positive impact on student learning and on college, career, and entrepreneurial success. This edWeb.net webinar presented by the Developing 21st Century Skills in Next Generation Entrepreneurs community focused on calculated risk-taking—a careful decision-making process that weighs all alternatives and emphasizes mitigating the risk along the way whenever possible. Laurene Johnson, PhD, provided clear definitions of the different types of risk-taking and their potential impacts on students’ learning and the classroom environment.
Data-driven educational decision-making refers to processes by which educators examine student assessment or other relevant data to identify student strengths and deficiencies, and then apply those findings to their own classroom practice. In this edWeb.net webinar, Dr. Craig A. Mertler discussed developing a data-driven mindset, and shared specific processes for using student assessment data to guide data-driven decision making.
This edWeb.net webinar presented by the Leadership 3.0 community explored the power of social media for building a conversation and crowd-sourcing a school’s story in order to promote a positive school culture and amplify student voice. Jason Markey, Principal for East Leyden High School, shared how to empower the digital citizens in your school with hashtags, collaborative blogs, and more.
Teachers have a great impact on developing healthy relationships and attitudes in young children.This webinar helped to increase understanding of fitness and nutrition by inviting attendees to think about how their science and application go hand in hand.
Babies and toddlers make awesome strides in development and learning over the first three years of life. n this webinar hosted by the Classroom Management for Early Learning community, teachers learned how: early language progresses and how a teacher can optimally support early language progress; to encourage kindness and caring in the classroom; to engender a deep love of storybook sharing and a pride in loving books; to instill a deep conviction in babies and toddlers that they are safe, well-loved and cherished, and can in turn behave in cherishing ways with others; to encourage curiosity and a passion for learning.
In this edWeb.net webinar presented by the Building Understanding in Mathematics community, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared manipulatives to use to develop geometric measurement skills, particularly focusing on area and perimeter and angle measure in intermediate grades. Sara also explored developing conceptual foundations for critical geometric measurement skills.
Do you think of procurement in the same way you think of purchasing? Explore procurement strategies in today’s world of transparency and accountability, coupled with public funds in a school setting. How you shop for solutions can be as important if not more important than how you buy. Is leasing computer equipment a good idea? Is price the most important factor? In this edWeb.net webinar presented by the Essential Elements for Digital Learning community, project management and implementation was discussed.
Are you getting frustrated as you try to bring 21st century tools and skills into classrooms at your school? Have you gotten stuck on how to encourage your colleagues and administrators to embrace the technology and skills necessary to prepare our students to be college bound and career ready? In this edWeb webinar hosted by the Digital Citizenship community, Jeff Downing, an Elementary Computer Specialist in Fremont USD, shared some valuable lessons he has learned over the past three years as he implemented a technology plan at his school site, including lessons learned from incorporating digital citizenship throughout the curricula.
Although a bird may seem like an unlikely role model for teachers, the bowerbird, a small native of New Guinea, has lots to teach us about early childhood classroom design. In this webinar, attendees learned three lessons from the bowerbird on how to create inspiring and purposeful environments for young children.
Have you been thinking about BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)? Are you ready to learn more? In this edWeb.net webinar presented by the Digital Classroom community webinar, Rachelle Wooten, Digital Learning Specialist at Fort Bend ISD, provided a primer on BYOD, including digital tool recommendations, classroom management tips, lesson planning, and teaching tips.