MAGNET-RELATED Webinars

To help you take advantage of online opportunities to build your professional knowledge, the MSAP Center offers this list of webinars. To learn more, click on the link at the end of a description to go to the sponsoring organization’s website.

Building Blocks for the Success of English Language Learners

Organization: edWeb.net
Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: More and more teachers are encountering students new to the country in their classes. How do you address the varying needs of these English Language Learners? How do you help these students acquire the language they will need to understand the material?  How do you prepare them for the standardized tests that they are going to be expected to take? How do you help them develop the confidence they will need to experience success in school and beyond? In this webinar, Della Rodrigues, Math Teacher at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, VA, will be answering all of these questions.

This webinar will highlight some successful strategies for working with English Language Learners: Breaking down language; Scaffolding and pacing instruction; Integrating technology and games; Fostering collaboration and creation; and Building student confidence; Teaching English Language Learners can be daunting, but with the appropriate strategies not only do these students grow and learn, they can also experience success beyond your greatest expectations. Learn more

Create and Share Collections of Professional Learning Resources

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: April 4, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: The Learning Center is NSTA’s online portal for personalized professional learning with thousands of resources and opportunities for educators designed to enhance your content and pedagogical knowledge. Join us on Tuesday, April 4, and learn how to create and share collections of professional learning resources with colleagues. Learn more

How do I Promote Student Modeling?

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: April 12, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: In three-dimensional instruction, students try to make sense of phenomena by developing their own models to explain the world. In this web seminar, we will show you how to foster modeling in your classroom. Learn more

How do I Promote Student Discourse?

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: May 10, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: One of the key ways to promote student sense making is to get students to engage in meaningful discussion about phenomena and the models they develop to explain their observations. In this web seminar, we will help you foster a climate that promotes meaningful student discourse. Learn more

How do I Develop a Storyline for a Unit?

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: July 12, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Successful units feature a coherent storyline where each lesson builds on those that come before it and foster questions that lead into the next lesson. In this web seminar, we will show you examples of coherent storylines and provide guidance on how you can develop your own. Learn more