July 30, 2020Amy Hoffman

Weekly Webinar Wednesday

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Whether you are going back to school in person or online, we have a semester long series of WEAC Wednesday Webinars designed to support your ongoing professional learning. Topics have been narrowed down to those which will directly benefit your well-being, your students and their families. Sessions are just one hour long and have been designed for and geared to active teacher members, educational support professionals (ESPs) and Aspiring Educators.  All webinars are from 6-7 p.m. Only WEAC members are allowed to attend; this is one of the many benefits of your union membership.

Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page to register for the webinar(s) that you are interested in attending.

 

September 30

Title: Capturing and Uploading Video

Description: This webinar will help you capture and upload video to enhance your instruction. The focus is a simple process for capturing, uploading and editing video with a professional look and feel.

Presenter: Neal Easterling

 

October 7

Title: Online (and Offline) Early Childhood Pedagogy

Description: Our youngest learners are navigating the world online and offline. Learn how we can best accommodate the digital world, keeping our early childhood students’ diverse and unique needs in mind with strategies for online and offline learning.

Presenter: Ellen Brooks and Kelsey Lafferty

 

October 14

Title: Supporting Trans and Nonbinary Students

Description: Whether education is happening in-person or online, you have the opportunity every day to take steps to support and include transgender, nonbinary, and gender diverse students in the learning community. We will share simple strategies you can use immediately and share with colleagues.

Presenter: Brian Juchems

 

October 21

Title: Seesaw Basics

Description: Practice Seesaw skills in this interactive session just as your students might. You will learn the basics of how Seesaw works for student and family engagement.

Presenters: Kelly Newton and Sarah VanLoo

 

October 28

Title: Google Meet

Description: Learn how to use Google meet to maximize whole group or small group instruction and integrate the platform into your work with students and families and well as your personal friends and family.

Presenter: Kevin Schiebenes

 

 

November 4

Title: Seesaw Intermediate

Description: Take a deeper dive into the many features of Seesaw. Learn to create custom activities. Discover how Seesaw’s built-in features like folders, skills, and blogs can help streamline the assessment and feedback processes.

Presenters: Kelly Newton and Sarah VanLoo

 

November 11

Title: Google Forms

Description: Learn to collect information and data points, personalize quizzes and surveys and connect and populate the info to a spreadsheet automatically. All of this is done in real time saving yourself time and effort while reducing paperwork and keeping you organized.

Presenters: Kevin Schiebenes

 

November 18

Title: Seesaw Advanced

Description: If you’ve been using Seesaw and you’re ready for more this session is for you. Create unique and useful custom activities, learn how to app smash and bring Seesaw into student conferences.

Presenter: Kelly Newton and Sarah VanLoo

 

November 25

NO WEBINAR – Thanksgiving Holiday

 

December 2

Title: A Web Whiteboard: Real Time Learning

Description: A quick, no fuss, join and go interactive whiteboard tool with unlimited potential.

Presenter: Ellen Brooks and Kelsey Lafferty

 

December 9

Title: epic! The Netflix of Books

Description: epic! promotes student reading voice and choice. Learn to assign students books as a class, in groups or individually and create, edit, or utilize collections on topics or themes. Understand how to monitor student progress through tracking tools to influence comprehension.

Presenters: Ellen Brooks and Kelsey Lafferty

 

December 16

Title: Deeper Learning In 4K:  The Foundation of Success in Every Grade

Take a virtual tour of a 4K classroom to discover how the principles of deeper learning are used to guide the planning process, create the learning environment, and scaffold student learning. Make connections between the foundation of deeper learning in 4K and learning in subsequent grades.

Presenter: Susan Wetrich

 

January 6, 2021

Title:  New York Times Learning Network

This session will highlight the strategies to access and utilize the extensive New York Times Learning Network. Our presenter will feature the free lesson plans, resources and contests available to educators.

Presenter: Bryan Milz

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