Weekly Webinar Wednesday
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.
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
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
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
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
NO WEBINAR – Thanksgiving Holiday
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
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
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