WEAC Webinar Wednesday
On the first Wednesday of each month during the school year from 6-7 p.m. WEAC offers a professional learning webinar for union members across the State of Wisconsin. Topics are timely and relevant designed to grow your knowledge and skills as an educator. Sessions are led by current educators or experts in their field and are designed for ESPs, teachers and aspiring educators. Select the sessions of interest to you below.
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The Balanced Life
October 6, 2021
Self-care in these trying time is crucial to keeping our stress in check. Learn strategies for keeping balance in your life and get an overview of this WEA Academy course.
Empowering Families at Parent Teacher Conferences
November 3, 2021
This session examines promising practices for partnering with families during parent teacher conferences, helps educators move past one-way communication and discusses strategies for sharing academic data with families in a way that allows parents and caregivers to support your instructional goals and student learning.
Pear Deck to Engage Learners
December 1, 2021
This session will discuss how to use Pear Deck to transform your PowerPoint and Google Slides into interactive presentations. Assess student understanding in real time or at their own pace by inserting questions and practice activities directly into your lesson plan.
Can you Hear Us Now? Using Podcasts to Educate and Entertain
January 5, 2022
Podcasts provide an excellent way to convey information, as well as engage your student audience with supplemental material beyond the typical class period. Podcasts can be easy and fun to make, enjoyable for your audience, and can be accessed at any time. Learn more about the benefits of using podcasts as well as the logistics behind developing your own podcast.
Advocacy and Collaboration with the Community
February 2, 2022
The resources in our communities are bountiful. You’ll learn strategies to tap into this trove of community assets to help engage in community problem solving and build your classroom resources. You’ll learn ways to increase connections to community agencies and services to better meet the needs of children and families.
March 2, 2022
Traditional grading practices often go unexamined despite their potential for harm. This webinar is designed to critically examine assumptions about grading, look at current grading practices, and imagine alternatives to the status quo.
Multi-Sensory Learning Using Arts Integration
April 6, 2022
When students are exposed to the same content in different subjects and through multiple senses, they are able to make connections across the disciplines. Participants will see examples of cross-curricular lessons that incorporate science, writing, social studies, music, and visual arts.
Sustaining Family Engagement
May 4, 2022
As the school year comes to a close, this session will focus on strategies that will assist families as the support their student’s learning in the final weeks of school and into the summer. A diagnostic tool will be shared to measure family engagement and how it has the ability to change for the better over time.