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Preparing Students for Life After High School

Organization: West Ed
Date: April 2, 2015
Time: 1:30 - 2:30 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Exiting high school is a significant transition point in the lives of young people. It is challenging, exhilarating, sometimes overwhelming, and offers countless possibilities for the future. When thinking about change and the future, people have three choices: make the future happen, let it happen, or wonder what happened. Learn more

Complex & Diverse Text for the Common Core and More in the

Organization: Association for Middle Level Education
Date: April 15, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Join Teaching Tolerance and AMLE as we examine powerful literacy materials that can be used in your middle grades classroom today—to rekindle your curriculum, bring diversity to the forefront, and help develop literacy skills with your students. The Perspectives for a Diverse America resource will help you reach every student, grow professionally, and create great schools in the middle level! Learn more

Bringing Technology Alive in the Middle Level

Organization: Association for Middle Level Education
Date: April 22, 2015
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Join AMLE and Dedra Stafford as we take a look at how we can integrate technology in powerful and empowering ways in the middle level. Bring your techno-questions and get great techno-answers. Learn more

Where’s the Proof? How Schools Can Use Their Own Research and Data to Evaluate What Matters Most

Organization: Magnet Schools of America
Date: May 12, 2015
Time: 1:00-2:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Schools will be encouraged to consider how their various stakeholders define their school’s “success” and how school-led research efforts may lead to a wide variety of benefits including: Informing policy decisions with data and evidence of success; Providing a lens for understand different stakeholders perspectives and beliefs; Better understanding of resource allocation as well as evolving teaching and learning practices within a school; Demonstrating “proof” that school investments are "paying off”; and Developing a school culture of reflective practice and data-informed decision making. Learn More

The Prescription for Reading Success in the Middle Grades

Organization: Association for Middle Level Education
Date: May 13, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Join AMLE and Jane Feber as we get strategies in all five strands of reading -phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension- to assist our middle grades students in becoming more proficient, engaged, and successful readers. Learn more

Part 2: Professional Development Redesign – Lessons From The Field

Organization: American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
Date: May 13, 2015
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Learn how trailblazing, Innovative Professional Development (iPD) districts are redesigning their professional development systems to empower educators and increase student achievement. District leaders share their redesign strategies, best practices and lessons learned. Participants learn how the iPD districts are: Rethinking teacher time and providing more time for teacher collaboration, Implementing supportive policies and optimizing resources to increase PD effectiveness, Creating personalized learning systems for teachers, providing more PD options, delivery methods and opportunities for career pathways, Supporting teachers in meeting the instructional shifts demanded by the Common Core State Standards. Learn More

Literacy in the Middle: Integrate Comprehension, Vocabulary and Writing across the Disciplines

Organization: Association for Middle Level Education
Date: May 20, 2015
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar.
Description: Join AMLE and authors Karen Wood and Lina Soares as we explore how to bring reading to life in the middle level across the content areas. Come with your literacy questions and leave with critical tools for student success! Learn more