Upcoming Events and COVID-19
Due to the current state of affairs, we are reviewing our programming in order to deliver the best alternatives to our in-person events. The Collaborative is committed to our members' professional development, and will transition as many of our trainings as possible to webinars, chat room discussions, etc. For the time being, please assume that all in-person events are on hold. Thank you for your patience.
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To empower our schools in their development of inclusive educational environments, the Collaborative For Inclusive Education offers over 50 professional development opportunities each semester – including workshops, panel discussions, practicums, mini-conferences, and webinars.
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Email professional development inquiries to Kevin@inclusiveedny.org.
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In this webinar, learn the 8-step SOFLA Model: Synchronous Online Flipped Learning Approach (Marshall, 2017) and take a deep dive into one essential step: creating your asynchronous instructional component with built-in individual accountability. Attendees will come away with a better understanding of a framework to use when planning for remote instruction, as well as tech tools and platforms that can support student learning. Presenter: Helaine W. Marshall, PHD, LIU-Hudson Note: There is some pre-work required for this online session (about…Find out more »
Overwhelmed and unsure how to support remote learning in math in grades K-5? Teachley, founded by former teachers and parents of young children, offers math games based on decades of research on how children learn math. Join us in this webinar as we showcase engaging games that promote deep math thinking and demonstrate how you can use instructional resources to continue providing meaningful math instruction during distance learning. By attending this session, attendees will leave with... - access to research-based…Find out more »
For decades now, educators have promoted the idea of student-centered classrooms and have sung the praises of meaningful collaboration. Yet, students spend most of their time in the classroom working individually without significant interaction. While meaningful collaboration is beneficial to all students, it provides a lifeline to MLLs/ELLs as it offers the opportunity to process information in a low-stakes way, use home language to ask questions and negotiate content, and actively use English instead of just passively listening to the…Find out more »
The needs of our often overlooked population of students who have parents, guardians, or close loved ones who are incarcerated take on new heights given the Coronavirus pandemic. We will discuss the impact of isolation on an already isolated demographic of students and how we, as their teachers, can identify and support them. Note: This event was converted from an in-person event to an online webinar. Part 2 will take place as an in-person event on June 12. Presenter: Vivett…Find out more »
How can we provide students with opportunities to take on meaningful responsibility within their remote school communities? In this online lunch and learn, participants will come together to discuss and brainstorm ways to create space for student leadership during distance learning. We'll explore ideas like virtual buddies, mentorship programs, and more! Presenter: Anna ReeveFind out more »
This workshop will cover the basics of trauma-informed practices with a focus on the four priorities of a trauma-informed approach: predictability, flexibility, connection, and empowerment. Attendees will explore how a focus on these areas supports children who are affected by trauma, with examples and suggestions for how we can build relationships across the physical distance we find ourselves in during our current period of remote learning. Presenter: Alex Shevrin VenetFind out more »
What needs to be in place to make sure students are still receiving small group instruction during remote learning? In this lunch and learn, we will explore and think through how to leverage technology to continue differentiation through small group instruction. In addition to synchronous strategies, we will also highlight strategies for creating effective audio/video breakout group recordings when live instruction is not possible. Presenter: Anna ReeveFind out more »
Even in the best of circumstances, teachers can find themselves in triggering and stressful situations with the young people they are educating. During our current Covid-19 health crisis many teachers are being pushed to the edge; emotionally, physically, and financially. This webinar offers portable in-the-moment strategies as well as deeper mindfulness techniques to support teachers as they navigate these new and choppy waters. We will explore more breathing activities, simple yoga postures, playful brain-games, and movement ‘recipes’ to support both…Find out more »
How can coaches support staff during remote learning? In this lunch and learn, join us and fellow practitioners to crowdsource ideas on how to conduct remote observations, give instructional feedback, and adjust goals and supports for teachers during distance learning. Presenter: Anna ReeveFind out more »