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SB 7070 - What You Need to Know if You Have Schools in Turnaround
Did you know that SB 7070 redefined “persistently low-performing schools?” In fact, there are now 200 more schools that meet this definition. How many are in your district, and what does this mean?
Join LSI’s Libba Lyons, Ed.D. and James Mills M.Ed. as they help decode SB 7070 and its implications for districts throughout Florida, specifically, the details of the New Turnaround School Supplemental Services Allocation including:
- Amount of funding available
- Eligibility and criteria
- Completing your application
This is one webinar you cannot afford to miss. This change in the law could have a profound effect on your district...
Thursday, June 27th 4 pm EDT
5 Tips for Ensuring Equity for Language Learners
How can all leaders and teachers of all content areas develop a culturally and linguistically responsive toolkit? Why is it important to have a common toolkit for working with language learners across a whole school? Discover the competencies that work for English Language Learners (ELLs) and how they can be leveraged to reach both ELLs and ALLs—the Academic Language Learners (ALLs) in any school. By systematically getting to know students’ backgrounds, educators can create more multilingual and multicultural schools. Join author Sarah B. Ottow to discuss how planning, teaching and assessing with a “Language Lens,” can make educators more proactive about working with language learners so that students can perform to their potential.
May 22, 2019 at 1 pm EDT
Develop Student Ownership through Strategic Learning Practices
True success in education requires that students go beyond just doing or understanding school—they must own their learning. Students who own their learning can state what they are learning and why, explain how they learn best, articulate when they are learning and when they are struggling, and understand their role in any academic setting. This means giving all students the authority, capacity, and responsibility to own their learning. This webinar is designed to give participants an opportunity to hear a clear definitional of student ownership and practical strategies to begin to build student ownership.
May 7, 2019 - 7 PM EDT (4 PM PDT)
Positive Behavior Management: Strategies and Techniques
Join bestselling author and trainer Mike Gershon as he unpicks the practical strategies any teacher can use to successfully manage behavior in the classroom. Whether you're struggling with low-level disruption, a noisy class or disengaged learners, Mike will show you the practical strategies and techniques you need to effect positive change.
COMPREHENSIVE AND BALANCED ASSESSMENT SYSTEMS
On March 26, Susan Brookhart, Jay McTighe, Rick Stiggins, and Dylan Wiliam—four of the world’s top authorities on formative assessment—released a paper about urgent equity problems they’ve discovered in American assessment systems.
Creating Conditions for SEL and Rigor in Your Classroom
Dr. Robert Marzano and Amy Dujon present creative and innovative strategies for producing optimal conditions where rigor meets SEL in the classroom.
Activating Growth Mindsets in the Classroom: Theory, Research and Practice
Best-selling author and trainer Mike Gershon discusses activating growth mindsets based on his latest book, “How to Develop Growth Mindsets in the Classroom – The Complete Guide.”
iObservation: Powerful Evaluation Insights for Sustainable Improvement
In this recorded demo, get an inside look at how iObservation:
· Supports the observation and evaluation process
· Streamlines data collection, reporting and feedback
· Supports teachers and leaders in critical areas of growth
After you do, you'll understand why teachers, coaches, building leaders, and district leaders across the country prefer iObservation for their classroom observations and teacher and leader evaluations.
Unpacking Coaching Mindsets: A Conversation with Principals and Coaches
Authors Jacy Ippolito and Rita Bean address issues that are important to those working together as principals and instructional coaches. Based on their new book "Unpacking Coaching Mindsets: Collaboration Between Principals and Coaches," they discuss how building and refining successful literacy programs requires collaborative and trusting relationships between principals and those who coach teachers.