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To empower our schools in their development of inclusive educational environments, we are offering our spring 2021 programming completely online – including workshops, panel discussions, practicums, mini-conferences, and webinars.

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January 2021

Formative Assessment with Google Forms/Classroom

January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Google classroom can be leveraged to create opportunities for students to share their thinking and for you to provide feedback. From using the question feature to the built-in Google Forms, you can create learning experiences that help you provided differentiate and timely feedback. By attending this session, attendees will leave with different ways to create questions leveraging Google Classroom and skills to create formative assessment tasks that provide differentiated and timely feedback. Presenter: Jason Trinh  

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Using Nearpod for Students to Show Math Thinking

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What are our students thinking? One aspect of remote teaching that is challenging is “seeing” student work. This session is all about how to use Nearpod, an extension for Google Slides, to support students showing their thinking and work beyond their answer. Showing mathematical thinking supports cultivating mathematical identities, coaching in feedback, and anti-bias teaching of mathematics through student work evidence versus assumption. By attending this session, participants will expand their remote teaching toolkit by experiencing Nearpod, creating a Nearpod…

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White Anti-Racist Affinity Group

January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This will be an informal group discussion for white educators who would like accountability towards doing the work of unpacking white privilege. Participants will engage in dialogue around identifying and understanding white privilege and how to engage in conversations around race so that we do not perpetuate racial injustice in our schools and classrooms. It is a space where white educators can practice, model, and improve anti-racist practices through asking ignorant questions and processing deep emotion without co-opting multiracial dialogues…

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February 2021

Targeted Writing Support for MLLs/ELLs

February 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For many of our grades 3-8 language learners, writing is the most challenging modality. In this session, participants will learn a variety of practical, research-based, and effective writing techniques for MLLs/ELLs in grades 3-8. These writing strategies will work across content areas and proficiency levels, as well as for both remote and brick-and mortar learning environments. By attending this session, attendees will leave with research-based writing instruction strategies and tools for MLL/ELL students in grades 3-8, whether in the brick-and-mortar…

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Progress Monitoring for Students with Disabilities

February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

During a tumultuous year, we know special educators are committed to ensuring their students with disabilities receive super targeted support that is responsive to data and aligns to IEPs. During this session, we will explore current structures and systems for tracking and analyzing student academic achievement data. Participants will also have the opportunity to create an action plan that will leverage current data practices to track, monitor, and respond to students' IEP goals, whether in remote, hybrid, or brick-and-mortar environments.…

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Back to Basics: Building Classroom Community through Virtual Morning Meeting

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

After months of teaching through a computer screen, how can we continue to engage students in new ways? Maybe the answer is right in front of us, and not necessarily “new.” Join pedagogical expert and current practitioner Sabena Perret as she shares the techniques she uses to keep teaching and learning joyful, impactful, and intentionally engaging. In this Online Learning: Back to Basics six-part series, Sabena will share concrete practices that will transform instruction in your classroom. Each session is discrete…

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NCI: CPI Verbal Deescalation and Crisis Prevention with PBIS Strategies

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Through training in CPI’s Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI), participants will develop prevention strategies for safely defusing anxious, hostile, or unsafe behavior at the earliest possible stage. Participants will learn how behavior escalates and how to respond appropriately in order to verbally de-escalate behavior. This updated course integrates PBIS framework and demonstrates the connections between CPI, PBIS and the FBA process.  By utilizing discussions, role-plays and activities, attendees will leave the workshop with certification in verbal de-escalation by the Crisis Prevention…

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Coaching for Student Engagement

February 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm

Are you seeing the same trends across classrooms? Are you observing compliant students that are cognitively disengaged? In this session you will learn to take your instructional coaching to the next level by re-evaluating the structures that support teachers to be intellectually prepared for instruction that promotes authentic, rather than compliant, student engagement, thinking and learning. Coaches will also walk away with new tools and strategies for creating and tracking targeted coaching plans for teachers. Presenter: Alexandra Apfel

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Supportive Space for Educators of Color: A People of Color Affinity Group

February 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This group will be an informal supportive space for educators of color to build community and strengthen their self-advocacy tools and anti-racist pedagogy. We will engage in dialogue about racism, oppression, and its impact on educators of colors, students and the communities in which we work. We will also discuss best practices for self-care, self-advocacy, and practicing anti-racist pedagogy and anti-racist dialogue within school spaces. This group is ongoing, and welcomes new participants to drop-in. Facilitator: Michelle Grier *Members do…

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Assessing Students from Racially and Ethnically Minoritized Backgrounds (Part 1)

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

As the United States becomes increasingly diverse, educators’ (e.g., teachers, school psychologists, administrators) ability to effectively serve all students has never been more important. Coupled with being exposed to a comprehensive, evidence-based, and practitioner friendly assessment model that differentiates between language difference and educational disability (particularly Specific Learning Disability) for English Learner (EL) students, attendees will develop the skills necessary to effectively design culturally responsive assessment batteries to validly measure racially and ethnically minoritized (REM) students’ cognitive abilities and academic…

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