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Recent Webinars & Events

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Closing the Gap: Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom

This Future Ready Schools® (FRS) webinar will highlight effective approaches to addressing digital inequities in both teacher preparation programs and in schools today; offer recommendations for moving beyond identifying an inequity into recommendations for closing the digital equity gap; and provide practical solutions to support students both in and outside of school.

Categories: Digital Equity, Equity, Future Ready
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Teaching & Reaching the Future Ready Student: Nurturing Connections with Social and Emotional Learning

In this webinar, panelists discussed how the effects of developmental changes and shifting social environments are impacting academic learning. They shared their expertise on Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and explained how educators can help students navigate these changes by supporting the development of social and emotional skills.

Categories: Future Ready, Science of Adolescent Learning, Science of Learning
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Collaboration + Calibration = Transformation

On May 21, 2019, Future Ready Schools® held a webinar in which Future Ready Advisors Jimmy Casas and Brianna Hodges shared the importance of collaboration between principals and instructional coaches. With collaborative leadership as the driving force of the Future Ready Framework, Jimmy and Brianna offered tales from the trenches from the purview of shared instructional leadership.

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Does My Collection Reflect My Community? Diversity in the School Library

On April 30, 2019, All4Ed and Future Ready Schools® held a webinar for Future Ready Librarians.  Panelists discussed the value of maintaining a book collection that not only reflects the school community, but also is reflective of the global community of which we all are a part. Recognizing that centering diversity means centering the stories, experiences, and voices of historically marginalized people, including people of color, indigenous voices, LGBTQIA+ individuals and allies, differently-abled individuals, and neurodiverse voices.

Categories: Future Ready
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Improving Educational Experiences for Diverse Learners: Valuing Culture While Combating Stress, Inequality, Bias, and Discrimination

In this webinar, panelists explored how educators and school leaders can use a more comprehensive understanding of student learning environments to improve educational outcomes for diverse populations. Specifically, panelists discussed why culture and identity matter in adolescent education; how stress affects learning and development; how technology influences student learning and relationship building; and​ how school leaders and educators help combat the effects of inequality, bias, and discrimination​.

Categories: SAL, Science of Adolescent Learning

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How Librarians, Instructional Coaches, and Teachers Are Leading Innovation in Schools

During this webinar, Prince George’s County Public Schools (MD) and Vancouver Public Schools (WA) will showcase their innovative partnerships.

Sarah Thomas will discuss how instructional coaches can facilitate learning experiences, where students and teachers “learn by doing” through creating and collaborating. Also, Lisa Spencer will share several school- and district-wide digital learning initiatives.

Mark Ray will explore ways in which librarians can lead, teach, and support schools both on their own and in collaboration with instructional coaches. Traci Chun and Kelsey Aske will discuss their work at Skyview High School in Vancouver, Washington.

Categories: Digital Learning Day, Future Ready

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How School and District Leaders Can Create the Conditions for Innovation and Change

In this webinar veteran Principal and Future Ready Advisor, Jimmy Casas, discussed how school leaders create cultures of innovation in their schools. It’s no secret that school and district leadership set the tone for such transformation, but building trust, modeling the way, and creating a culture of excellence remain vital for the change process to happen and be sustainable over time.

Future Ready Schools’ Director of Innovation, Thomas C. Murray, moderated the event and drew upon his experience as a former principal and district level leader. Additionally, he shared what’s been happening around the nation through the work of Future Ready Schools.

Categories: Digital Learning Day, Future Ready
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A Perfect Match Future Ready Instructional Coaches and Future Ready Librarians

In this webinar, panelists discussed the powerful impact that results from a partnership between instructional coaches and librarians when focus is placed not on tool or device, but instead on the learning community. They shared the examples of this partnership from the field highlighting stories, swapping tips and inspiring all of us to go back and do the same within our schools and districts.

Categories: Future Ready
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