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Educators At Home

Online Resources for At-Home Educators and Learners – April 20, 2020This Week’s Free LIVE WebcastsEnjoy live virtual field trips to Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown to learn about life in the 17th and 18th centuries. Click … Continue reading

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Free webinar: Visible Learning for Social Studies

Visible Learning for Social Studies:Designing Student Learning for Conceptual Understanding Join Julie Stern:Monday, April 203:30pm PDT | 6:30pm EDT | 11:30pm BST | 6:30am SGT +1 Register here How do we maximize precious time to ensure that students grasp enough … Continue reading

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Free Webinars (Marzano Resources)

To explore our collection of recorded webinars on a variety of topics, just click HERE . I’m always open to a conversation if you have any questions.  Here is my calendar link to make finding a time easier – Meet with Rachelle at … Continue reading

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Motivating and Inspiring Students Webinar

Register now In the important book Awaken the Learner (2014), Darrell Scott and Robert Marzano made the point that K–12 schools primarily focus on knowledge and skills, to the detriment of their students. We are convinced, however, that motivation and inspiration are … Continue reading

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Distance Learning Summits – Will you share your knowledge?

Request for Presenters The EdTechTeam is offering three Distance Learning Summits to support teachers and districts as schools move to and implement remote learning.  We hope to offer support as everyone begins this journey and we will continue to support … Continue reading

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PLC+ Virtual Institute: Addressing and promoting effective virtual collaboration in your teams

Increase the quality and impact of virtual collaboration in school settings.  Join us:April 27 – 28, 202010:30 am – 4:00 pm CTRegistration Pricing: $99 per person Corwin invites you to join us at the PLC+ Virtual Institute. This virtual, interactive, … Continue reading

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Visit From Home: National Portrait Gallery Online Exhibitions and New Digital Workshops

In this moment, we are continuing to move the National Portrait Gallery experience online. Connect with us on our website’s new “Visit from Home” page and on our social media channels to learn about the people who have shaped — and are continuing … Continue reading

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NSTA Web Seminars

Upcoming Web Seminars RegisterTransforming Science Learning: Let Me Tell You My Idea About That! Empowering Students’ to Make Their Thinking Visible, April 8, 2020 (12:00 pm ET)Join us on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, starting at 12 :00 pm ET  for … Continue reading

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Join the free Fisher & Frey Book Club

We invite you to join thought leaders, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey, as they discuss and engage on timely topics from their recent books. Fisher and Frey Book Club Meetings:  Take place from 9am – 9:40am PDT on Mondays, Wednesdays, … Continue reading

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2020 National Family Engagement Summit-October 14-16

Join hundreds of educators from around the nation in Norfolk to gain strategies to promote equitable family engagement. Participants will learn techniques to build the capacity for strategic family and school partnerships. Register today!

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National History Day in Virginia NOW VIRTUAL

National History Day is a project based learning program for students grades 4-12. Students may choose a topic related to this year’s theme, Breaking Barriers in History, and conduct primary source research on their topic. Contact Sam Florer, Virginia History Day Coordinator, for … Continue reading

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Mathematics Education Leadership Training

Due to the currently unpredictable duration of the effects of the Coronavirus on our society, we have decided to make dramatic and necessary changes to the structure of MELT Summer Institutes for 2020.  In the past, all Summer Institutes were … Continue reading

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2020 Virginia ASCD Student-Centered Coaching ?Conference with Diane Sweeney

This two-day workshop will prepare you to systematically use student-centered coaching to meet student learning goals in your school.?On day 1, participants will learn coaching“moves”, the core practices that drivestudent-centered coaching.On day 2, differentiated sessions for coaches and administrators will … Continue reading

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2020 ASM Materials Science Teacher Camp July 13-17

This free camp held at Old Dominion University provides an engaging professional development opportunity for middle and high school teachers to engage in hands-on activities that can be integrated into lessons and that support the development of the Science and … Continue reading

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JMU Secondary Theatre Institute-June 29-July 1

During the week, participants will learn how to use drama and theatre pedagogies to build community, deepen skills in the art form, and engage students through story. Tools and strategies taught in this session serve both secondary classroom educators and … Continue reading

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Presentation Materials from the 2019 Mathematics Deeper Learning Institutes are now available!

The VDOE 2019 Institutes provided teachers and mathematics leaders with professional development focused on the implementation of rich mathematical tasks to support deeper learning opportunities for students and to strengthen locally-designed curricula. The materials from the Institutes have been included for use … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Literacy: Grammar Reimagined Workshop-July 29

Join Sean Ruday at UVA as he leads interactive discussions about teaching grammar in the context of writing instruction, using mentor texts, and enhancing student metacognition of grammatical concepts and writing strategies. All participants will receive a signed copy of … Continue reading

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Virginia Civics We the People Training Program!

We the People training program provides participating educators with the pedagogical preparation to be effective teachers of civics and government.  Cohort members receive PD hours, a classroom set of We the People textbooks, access to top scholars and mentor teachers and more! Deadline for submitting applications … Continue reading

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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Professional Development at the Jamestown-Yorktown FoundationJamestown-Yorktown Foundation is offering a free teacher institute for upper elementary and middle school teachers, July 13–16, at the American Revolution Museum. Participants will collaborate to develop lessons and performance tasks. Each participant will receive … Continue reading

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