Webinars

Keep up with the latest ed trends with a webinar, and bring your team!

Our webinars address timely and relevant topics like new education standards, high-stakes testing, closing the achievement gap, and how to choose the right accommodations for your students.

Live Webinars

Our live webinars are always free to attend—you just need to register!

More (new!) webinars are coming your way in 2019!

On-Demand Webinars

Our on-demand webinars are always free to view—you just need to sign up!

Welcome to Word Bank

(Webinar length – 29:36)

Word Bank brings out the essence of any text automatically—presenting students with the most salient words, themes, and even a timeline and a map of the key locations. Join Brenda Bender as she shares the essentials of Word Bank.


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Learner Agency: Finding the WHY in the Age of Accountability

(Webinar length – 57:34)

What is learner agency? What does agency mean for you? for your students? We tend to start with the WHAT or the HOW instead of the WHY. If we know the purpose of learning, then we are more motivated to want to learn. Learn about how you can use concepts like Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Ikigai to guide the design of your learning so you can model it for your students. Build a culture of learning based on trust so everyone has a sense of belonging. During this webinar, you will:

  1. Identify why you need to define your WHY first.
  2. Understand UDL so you can help students know how they learn best.
  3. Learn why schools are moving to personalized, competency-based education.
  4. Learn how all students can become self-directed, independent learners with agency.


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Using Co:Writer to Support ELL Writing

(Webinar length – 20:45)

ELL/ESL students often have difficulty in keeping up with the assignments required of them, as they are learning to both speak and read and write in English. Kevin Weiskopf shares how Co:Writer can help support your students as they navigate a new language.


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Using Snap&Read with ESL/ELL Students

(Webinar length – 22:55)

Dustin explores how to use Snap&Read with your ESL/ELL students to increase reading comprehension and independence.


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Snap&Read: Simplifying Text is One Click Away

(Webinar length – 38:35)

Amy shows how Snap&Read can help your students better understand complex text.


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Quizbot for Google (A Quizbot Demonstration)

In this webinar you will see our most innovative teacher tool yet, Quizbot™—the Google extension that builds quizzes with one click from any existing digital text.

Learn how to build a quiz, differentiate for students, customize questions in Google Forms, and more!

 


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Student-Centered Planning

Person-centered planning tools can build consensus, improve AT considerations, and result in stronger programming for our students. These tools will not by themselves provide answers, but they will ensure that the whole team is asking the same questions and considering the same priorities in our planning and decision making.


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Making Google Extensions Work

Google extensions offer the opportunity to enhance learning, but implementation is key to getting outcomes. Caity Stockstell and Barb Michalos share their experiences implementing Snap&Read and Co:Writer Extensions, and how they sparked change within their district—providing students with technologies that would impact their lives and open up potential.


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Google Forms For You!

Google Forms gives a powerful way to simplify the tasks you complete every day—from quizzes to data collection. In this webinar you will learn some ways you can implement Google Forms in the classroom.

You will also see how Don Johnston’s newest teacher tool, Quizbot™, automates the process of using Google Forms.


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