Join us in this edWebinar to learn about instructional best practices to help students develop social-emotional learning foundations that will lead to academic achievement and lifelong well-being.
This edWebinar will focus on positive youth development, entertainment media, scientific research, and the impact of media-making on cognitive development.
Storytelling can create educational environments where content is approachable and relatable, gives meaning to complex information, and creates new pathways to existing knowledge. According to the presenters of a recent edWebinar, Jenni Light, Senior Manager of Insights and Strategy for Cartoon Network, John Britt, Writer and Producer at Cartoon Network, Creative Group, and Chris Rettstatt, Product Manager at Wonder Workshop, STEM projects are designed to ensure that students have opportunities to learn problem-solving skills, engage in real-life experiments and analyze data. While these types of projects can be fun in their own right, adding a story and humor to the lesson increases overall student engagement.
Join this edWebinar to get a better understanding of the basic concepts of media literacy education and multimodal storytelling and how to use them to engage your students in identity exploration activities that will foster self-awareness, empathy, and critical thinking.
In this edWebinar learn how to engage and empower students through media and their own narratives and discover the various ways that media can help with learning outcomes.
Join Vic Wilson, Ed.D. Executive Director, Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools to hear about proven strategies for taking charge of the story that the general public hears about your district and its schools.
In this webinar, Steve Spangler shared his creative ideas and strategies to teach hands-on science through the medium of children’s literature. Learn how to use elements of the storyline to get students to think more like a scientist. You’ll be ready to create a collection of STEM experiences your children will never forget.
Children are naturally curious, and this is an opportunity for you to spark their imaginations and feed their curiosity. Discover ideas that will engage your 21st century learners in educational, playful and meaningful ways.
Civic life occurs on physical streets, and in community groups. Mobile media can help learners connect to local places, moving students through physical space in parks or at school. Often youth are particularly excited to engage with civic issues in their own communities and families. Games and play with mobile media provide one way to structure this kind of activity.
Comics are a great avenue to teach digital citizenship, through themes of virtue, right and wrong, and a superheroes coming in to save the day.