Discovery Education Hot Topics Webinar Series

The Discovery Educator Network is proud to host a webinar series for educators interested in learning more about hot topics in education. Join us for a 1-hour webinar each month, as we explore and uncover many ways Discovery Education resources can help you seamlessly integrate your new found knowledge.

Spring Schedule
All sessions will be held at 7pm EST

Registration Link:
http://links.discoveryeducation.com/DEHotTopics

Tuesday February 28th
Brain Friendly Learning
presented by Ginny Washburne
What does the latest brain research reveal about teaching and learning? Explore how implementing five simple brain friendly teaching techniques (achieving buy-in, understanding emotion, incorporating brain breaks, understanding the importance of play and providing immediate feedback) can assist in fostering a successful learning environment

Tuesday March 27th
Ayuda! Pomoc! Tulong! Help! I’m working with an English Learner in a Digital Land
presented by Jannita Demian
With diverse classroom populations, your ability to differentiate feels more important than ever. In this session, explore Discovery Education through the lens of Language Learners and see how digital media and technology can engage and benefit students from all backgrounds

Tuesday April 24th
Literacy Connections Using Digital Media
presented by Brad Fountain
Promoting literacy in the classroom is no longer JUST part of the reading lesson.  The importance of developing the literate learner falls on all educators and is taught during all lessons.  This is often referred to as the instructional shifts needed to effectively implement the Common Core State Standards in ELA/Literacy. In this session we will explore DE resources and literacy tools that can enhance the development of many types of literacy regardless of subject or grade level

Tuesday May 15th
The Missing Link(s): Using Technology to Transform Assessment
presented by Dean Shareski
Effective feedback can be obtained from many sources if the criteria are present. In this session we will explore how feedback can initiate conversation and showcase a few tools that can be used to assist with formative assessment.

Comments

  1. Karen Wells

    Great topics! I am especially interested in the one in April. It’s what we have been discussing in the teacher workroom at my school.

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