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Level 1 - Session 2 - Intro to SpacesEDU and Lingo

Within this session, we will familiarize you with SpacesEDU's terminology and fundamental features. You'll explore your teacher account to grasp the platform's functionality and successfully launch your first class.

Level 1 - Session 1 - Getting Started with SpacesEDU

Launch your first Class and configure Space settings according to your teaching practices and classroom needs.

Progress Monitoring Academic Interventions

Learn how to track and celebrate small victories within tiered academic interventions to boost efficacy, increase student achievement, and reduce special education referrals. Join our presentation for practical strategies and tools you can adapt to transform your own school's success.

Jessica Lane, the founder of Data-Informed Impact, is renowned for converting complex data into user-friendly dashboards and training programs for K-12 schools. With over a decade of experience in various educational roles, including as a data coach, instructional coach, and certified math teacher, Jessica has tailored solutions for 160 schools across the US and Canada since 2020. She holds a Master of Education in learning and technology and believes in using data as a guide, not a decision-maker, in education. Jessica resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Data Culture, Data Literacy, and Data Visualization

This practical session addresses trust, literacy, and visualization, the building blocks of effective data use in education. Discover strategies to break down barriers, improve data fluency among staff, and create visualizations that resonate. Learn how to align data practices with the trust you have in your educators, leading to better outcomes for students.

Jessica Lane, the founder of Data-Informed Impact, is renowned for converting complex data into user-friendly dashboards and training programs for K-12 schools. With over a decade of experience in various educational roles, including as a data coach, instructional coach, and certified math teacher, Jessica has tailored solutions for 160 schools across the US and Canada since 2020. She holds a Master of Education in learning and technology and believes in using data as a guide, not a decision-maker, in education. Jessica resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Engaging Students with Padlet

As educators, we are always looking for new ways to engage students in the learning process. During this course, we'll give you a basic overview of Padlet and how to use it. We'll also give you some tips on how to use Padlet to elevate the learning experience such as introducing new topics, virtual gallery walks, and reading logs.

Sounds for ELLs in SMART Notebook

Join our ‘Sounds for ELLs in SMART Notebook’ course and discover the power of integrating SMART Notebook technology to elevate English Language Learner (ELL) experiences. Uncover effective techniques for teaching phonetics, pronunciation, and auditory skills through interactive lessons. Participants will engage in practical applications, harnessing SMART Notebook tools to create dynamic and immersive learning environments that are tailored to the unique needs of ELLs.

Going on a Goosechase

Tag, you're it! Join us for a wild goose chase like you've never done before! In this session, we'll be exploring Goosechase, the online platform that can help you create interactive scavenger hunt experiences for students, staff, and more. Discover how to get started and different activity ideas for using Goosechase in the classroom.

MC: School Leadership - Session 9 - Holding Effective 1:1 Meetings

1:1 meetings are quiet, yet focused, collaboration sessions for employees and supervisors to connect. They provide the chance for you to hear directly from your employees, as this is their time to share. As a supervisor, it’s important to create a space for this. In this course, we will explore various formats for meetings and communication to make the best of both your time as well as your teacher’s time.

MC: School Leadership - Session 8 - Managing Effective Meetings

How many times have you sat in a meeting that could have been addressed by a memo or an email? Time is a valuable commodity, and we need to ensure that the way we ask people to use their time is effective and sustainable. In this session, we are going to share various ways of running an effective meeting, getting the best out of each participant, and how to best manage expectations.

MC: School Leadership - Session 7 - Conducting Effective Observations

Many effective coaches and leaders use observations to collect data, later utilizing them as a vehicle to deliver usable and sustainable feedback to their direct reports. What makes a good observation? What do you look for, and what do you do as a leader to coach teachers? This course will share various practices and techniques to support the growth and development of teachers and staff through observations.

Introduction to Restorative Practices

Using restorative practices in your classroom can be a game changer for building and maintaining positive relationships with challenging students. Join us for this course where we will lay a foundation for restorative circles, where they originated, and useful ways to integrate them into your practice.

Bye Bye Google Jamboard

This timely session, led by Alice Keeler, addresses the recent discontinuation of Google Jamboard and the urgent need for educators to convert their valuable resources. With the introduction of the FigJam converter, there's a limited window for teachers to preserve the work they've created in Jamboard. This workshop is designed to guide educators through the straightforward process of converting their Jamboard files to ensure they are not lost.

Alice Keeler is a former teacher, mom of five, expert in edtech integration & virtual learning, speaker, and author. She is passionate about student-centered teaching and using tech to build relationships, empower students, and make learning better. She is the author of 50 Things You Can Do with Google Classroom and Stepping Up to Google Classroom.

MC: School Leadership - Session 6 - Creating an Effective and Sustainable PD Plan

Identifying and planning professional development can be one of the most challenging tasks we have as leaders. This course will share methods of using student data, the school improvement plan, family engagement, and several other sources to create a professional development plan to support your staff and school community.

MC: School Leadership - Session 5 - Goal Setting for Instructional Coaching

Goal setting is an essential part of every coaching relationship. In this course, we will discuss how to set S.M.A.R.T. goals – Specific, Measurable, Attainable (or Actionable/Assignable), Realistic (Relevant) and Timely goals for teachers. We will also explore P.E.E.R.S. – Powerful, Easy, Emotionally Compelling, Reachable, and Student-Focused goals to give you different methods for development.

Canva in the Classroom

Join us for this course where we will be exploring the digital design tool, Canva. Canva is perfect for both teachers and students to use in the classroom to create a wide variety of projects! We will explore the basics of digital design, photo editing, design layout, and more, all within this free and easy-to-use platform!

MC: School Leadership - Session 4 - Creating a Culture of Feedback

We hear the word feedback used every day, but how do we create an environment that welcomes feedback as a part of the culture of learning? Effective collection and the use of feedback tells your team that you genuinely care about their wellbeing and work performance. This course will share various methods of incorporating feedback as part of your school or district culture. We will also demonstrate multiple methods of delivering feedback and ways to ensure that feedback is being implemented with fidelity.

Using Read Along in Google Classroom

Check out this exciting new feature within Google Classroom - Google Read Along! Formerly called Bolo, Google Read Along is available to Google Workspace for Education Plus and Google Workspace for Teaching and Learning Upgrade customers. In this course, you'll discover how to get started using Read Along in Google Classroom, benefits and usage for students, best practices, and how you can design instructional tasks with Read Along. Learn how you can use this amazing Google app to help your students boost independence and build reading skills.

Teach Me How to Dugga

In five easy steps, you can create and conduct digital exams with Dugga! Dugga can be used for different subjects, levels of education, and assessments. This includes high-stakes exams, assignments, home exams, homework, tests, quizzes, and formative assessment - in-class or remote. In this session, you will get an overview of how to use Dugga as a tool for day-to-day assessment in your school.

Piper Basics

Welcome to the wonderful world of Piper! Join us for this session where we will learn about the basics of the Piper Computer Kit, a DIY computer kit designed to be put together like a wooden puzzle. Once assembled, students have the opportunity to learn and play through an interactive video game experience. Using Piper, students will learn the basics of engineering, coding, and computational thinking, all while developing the skills they need to solve larger real-world problems using technology.

MC: School Leadership - Session 3 - Building a Culture of Collaboration and Learning

Collaborative learning requires active and meaningful participation from members of our teams. It’s important to create a safe and supportive environment where our team members feel comfortable expressing their opinions, asking questions, contributing to planning, engaging in problem solving, and sharing their experiences. In this course, we will explore various strategies to build relationships with your team, create a space for collaboration, and develop a team vision.

Providing Personalized Support in Schoology

As teachers, we always strive to provide all our students with the best learning outcomes possible. In the digital age, it's easier than ever before to give every student the tailored experience they need with a few clicks. Join us for this session, where we're going to look at the different ways you can use your Schoology LMS to help provide your students individualized support. From small group to individual scaffolds, you'll learn some great strategies to use and how to put them in place in Schoology.