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- Equity in Action
March 20, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. ET
Join Mike Ruyle and Don Porter and discover how mastery-based learning, growth-based schooling, and strength-based teaching can work together to revolutionize the learning experience for your students. The presenters will dive deeper into the potential of these interconnected approaches, unpacking practical strategies for implementation, helping you navigate the transition, and unlocking the transformative power of this holistic approach.Free webinarSpace available
- Improving Teacher Development and Evaluation
February 22, 2024
Come learn with Philip B. Warrick, the author of Improving Teacher Development and Evaluation. Discover how to enhance your teaching skills through a systematic approach that includes instructional coaching and growth-focused evaluations. Dr. Warrick will guide you in understanding and applying deliberate practice, providing valuable insights into effective teacher development.
- Cultivating Educator Wellness for Elevated Student Achievement and Teacher Retention
January 11, 2024
In an educational landscape marked by increasing demands, it's crucial to recognize that the well-being of educators directly impacts student success and teacher retention. This webinar is an interactive experience designed to equip educators with tools, strategies, and routines they need to prioritize their well-being, ultimately leading to improved student outcomes and increased job satisfaction.
- Teaching Basic, Advanced, and Academic Vocabulary [Level 3]
December 14, 2023
Vocabulary instruction provides a firm foundation for literacy development and academic achievement. In this session, participants learn a practical system to implement direct vocabulary instruction for basic (Tier 1), advanced (Tier 2), and academic (Tier 3) terms. Participants explore Dr. Robert J. Marzano’s analysis of more than 8,000 K–5 terms—organized into semantic clusters—and discover how to design a schoolwide plan for comprehensive vocabulary instruction.
- High Reliability Schools: A Systematic Approach to Ensuring Success for Each Student
October 20, 2023
The High Reliability Schools (HRS) framework and the big ideas of an HRS provide schools with the tools to craft an environment in which each student finds success. The HRS framework empowers schools to address the unique challenges they face with successful systems and interventions, engage in the concept of data-driven leadership, and ensure equity in learning.
- Competency-Based Education: Ensuring All Children Achieve
October 12, 2023
Do you want all of your learners to be inspired? Do you want them to believe they have the skills and knowledge to control their lives—whatever they choose? Competency-based education (CBE), focusing on clarity of outcomes, evidence of student learning, and feedback for improvement can help teachers, schools, and districts do just that.
- Creating a Model of Instruction
June 28, 2023
The first step in developing effective teachers is creating an effective model of instruction. Melanie Lewis Magee led a 24,000-student district in doing just that, using input and feedback from classroom teachers and campus and district administrators. Having a model of instruction ensured a common language of effective teaching and learning that drove professional development and teacher evaluation. Join Dr. Magee as she shares strategies and practical steps to crafting your own model of instruction.
- School Culture and Competency-Based Education
May 25, 2023
School leaders cannot underestimate the importance of nurturing a positive culture. As the High Reliability Schools framework outlines, the base for working toward competency-based education is creating a safe, supportive, and collaborative culture. Join Patrick B. Hardy as he discusses how school culture connects to student success and the implementation of competency-based education and mastery learning.
- Assessing Learning in the Standards-Based Classroom (edWeb Webinar)
January 10, 2023
In this webinar, Jan K. Hoegh will provide information on how to design standards-based assessments that provide meaningful data to inform the next steps in an instructional cycle. Additionally, she will offer practical ideas for ensuring the technical quality of assessments, as well as suggestions for providing feedback to students that will foster improvement in their learning.
- Attaining Competency-Based Education (Part 2)
December 1, 2022
Join Dr. Robert J. Marzano and Dr. Brian J. Kosena for part 2 of the “Attaining Competency-Based Education” webinar series. In this second webinar, we will continue to explore the question, “How can a school or district make the shift to competency-based education?” The pair will discuss the system-level aspects of shifting to CBE once a school or district has tackled instructional planning and reporting.