A Learner with Agency Is a Learner Who Is Future Ready Webinar/EventOctober 05, 2017
As the nation strives to educate all young people to become independent and self-directed learners so they have choices in college, a career, and life, each child must be promised the opportunity to develop learner agency. This webinar will examine how that promise be fulfilled.
In this webinar, Tom Murray and Eric Sheninger, coauthors of ASCD’s Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today, dissected their eight keys—each of which serves as a puzzle piece for redesigning the learning experience—to unlock tomorrow’s schools so that today’s modern learners leave ready to create new industries, find new cures, and solve world problems.
In this webinar, panelists will look through a lens of pedagogy and identify new opportunities to confer, inform, and offer feedback to position kids and teachers in a place where anything is possible. Join Kristin and Tom as they share stories, suggest strategies, and ask questions that will help viewers empower school communities for today and beyond.
Hacking Leadership Webinar/EventAugust 24, 2017
Hacking leadership is about finding innovative solutions to issues that have plagued the system for years and implementing them tomorrow. The focus is on practical application. Problems exist, but knowledge of problems does not make daily life in schools easier. In this webinar, panelists offered tools that you and your team can use to find openings and create space for those you lead. Space to learn. Space to teach. Space to thrive.
Designing Collaborative Spaces Webinar/EventAugust 15, 2017
This webinar examined how librarians can design, support, and champion collaborative and flexible spaces that promote inquiry, creativity, collaboration and community. Carolyn Foote and Andy Plemmons shared how they designed library spaces with flexibility and student learning at the center. They shared stories, examples, and pushed viewers to make changes and embrace library spaces and communities as Future Ready Librarians too.
Hacking Project Based Learning Webinar/EventJune 15, 2017
This webinar focused on demystifying project based learning. Ross Cooper and Erin Murphy will introduce ten hacks that construct a simple path educators and students can easily follow to achieve success. Speakers elaborated on these frequently asked questions: How can a learning space that promotes risk-taking and lends itself to inquiry be developed? What needs to be done to create a vision for a project? How can student learning be assessed and guided? How can students share their work outside their classroom’s walls? Panelists shared strategies and resources for implementing and leading project based learning, and they addressed questions submitted by viewers from across the nation.