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Setting the Stage for an Effective Personal Learning Plan

Thursday, May 4th at 7:00 PM

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A Personal Learning Plan (PLP) needs to include skill development and goal setting so that every learner can develop the skills to be independent and self-directed, a learner with agency, for college and careers that are yet to be imagined. Using the UDL (Universal Design for Learning) Lens of Access, Engage and Express, discover how to empower your learners to tell their story of who they are and how they learn that sets the stage in developing an effective PLP so that they are future ready.
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How to Personalize Learning at Corwin Press is N169O6 

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Tuesday, May 9th at 7:00 PM

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What is UDL Anyway and How Is it Different from Differentiated Instruction (DI)?

Thursday, May 18th at 7:00 PM

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In this webinar, all educators will learn why UDL is critical for all learners, what the framework is and how it differs from DI. Most importantly, we will share how to implement UDL in the classroom to increase the outcomes of all students. Attendees will learn concrete strategies for applying the principles of UDL in classrooms to foster self-directed, creative, learning from the dynamic duo of Novak and Rodriguez.

Transformational Six

Tuesday, June 13th at 7:00 PM

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What is the unique added value of technology to transform learning? This presentation offers 6 questions educators can ask as a gauge for moving beyond technology as a “$1,000 pencil”.  

The questions are:

1. Did the assignment build capacity for critical thinking on the web?

2. Did the assignment develop new lines of inquiry?

3. Are there opportunities to make student thinking visible?

4. Are there opportunities to broaden the perspective of the conversation with authentic audiences from around the world?

5. Is there an opportunity for students to create a contribution (purposeful work)?

6. Do students own their learning?

The presentation will provide examples of how to answer yes to each of these questions.


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Tuesday, September 19th at 4:00 PM

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Students at the Center initiative at Jobs for the Future
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Tuesday, September 26th at 7:00 PM

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Tuesday, October 17th at 7:00 PM

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We are working on the 2017 lineup. If you have ideas or want to present, contact me. gharrington at neiste dot org!

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