What's Working in My Virtual Classroom K-5 - $50 Member - $75 Non-Member

Mar 3 to Mar 17 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Virtual

In this 3 part series of evening sessions we will hear from a panel of Indiana classroom teachers as they share practical and classroom tested strategies for student engagement, classroom management, and project organization in the digital and hybrid classroom environment. Explore strategies used by K-5 teachers to increase student engagement in digital classrooms Gain "try tomorrow" stragegies for classroom management in digital/hybrid environments Reflect with fellow practitioners on practices to increase organization and management of a digital/hybrid classroom. 1 hour 4:30-5:30PM sessions, 3 consecutive Wednesday evenings, Google Site for Resources and Q&A. $50 Member - $75 Non-Member Register here: https://keepindianalearning.org/events/whats-working-in-my-virtual-classroom-k-5/

Thriving PLCs in any Environment - $125

Mar 15 to Apr 23 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Virtual

Professional learning communities are at the heart of teacher collaboration and both student and adult learning. And, with the beauty of technology, we can collaborate and enhance our team virtually anywhere. Participants will join a cohort of learners for a six-week blended learning series. Collaborate with fellow PLC leaders Determine protocols and norms to maximize meeting time together Anticipate predictable group dynamics and PLC roadblocks. A Canvas course with synchronous and asynchronous components. This will be the equivalent of 6 hours of PL (6 PGPs). Coaching sessions will be part of the synchronous work. $125 Register here: https://keepindianalearning.org/events/thriving-plcs-in-any-environment/

Engaging Reading Strategies in a Virtual Setting - $125

Mar 15 to Apr 23 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Virtual

Looking for ways to create engaging, critical reading sessions in your virtual classroom? This session explores top Visible Learning reading strategies as applied to a virtual learning environment. Engage students with reading and strategies that actually help them pause, think, and make decisions about what they’ve read. Participants will join a cohort of learners for a six-week blended learning series. Identify top reading strategies as determined by Visible Learning Research Engage in virtual tools to use when using top reading strategies Reflect, share, discuss roadblocks and successes with reading in virtual classrooms. A Canvas course with synchronous and asynchronous components. This will be the equivalent of 6 hours of PL (6 PGPs). Coaching sessions will be part of the synchronous work. $125 Register here: https://keepindianalearning.org/events/engaging-reading-strategies-in-a-virtual-setting/

Science Remix for the 6-12 Virtual Environment - $50 Member - $75 Non-Member

Mar 31 to Apr 1 from 8:40 AM to 8:45 AM

Virtual

Participants will learn how to revise current lesson plans to have a greater impact in a virtual environment. Free technology tools and applications will be showcased as professional learning specialists model how to update lesson plans chosen from participant submissions. 1. Explore strategies that transform traditional lessons into virtual lessons. 2. Engage in rich discussion with other educators while sharing ideas around what works in a virtual environment. 3. Examine digital tools that support science instruction and student engagement in a virtual classroom. 2 different dates, after school sessions 90 minutes each. $50 Member - $75 Non-Member Register here: https://keepindianalearning.org/events/science-remix-6-12-virtual-environment/

Classroom Culture: Building a Culturally Responsive Community Cost: $75 unless part of the Title 3 consortium

Apr 7 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

VIRTUAL

-In this session we will reimagine how educators think and approach the establishment of culture in their classroom. By exploring frameworks, articles, and other resources with the support of colleagues in shared learning spaces, participants will walk away feeling confident about executing next steps. Register Here:https://betterlesson.com/lab/event/3703/reserve

Literacy ReMix for the Virtual Environment - $50 Member - $75 Non-Member

Apr 7 to Apr 8 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Virtual

Have a great reading or writing lesson idea but you aren’t sure how to remix it for the virtual classroom? Join us as we co-think-aloud with you during our collaborative, 2-part workshop. Come prepared with lesson ideas to have us “remix” live and on the spot with you. Brainstorm creative strategies to remix in-person reading or writing lessons to a virtual environment Collaborate with colleagues and view modeling, metacognitive techniques that enhance learning Gain easy-to-implement strategies to use tomorrow. 2 different dates, after school sessions 90 minutes each. $50 Member - $75 Non-member Register here: https://keepindianalearning.org/events/literacy-remix-for-the-virtual-environment/

Caregiver Connection: Setting Up Systems to Partner With Families Cost: $75 unless part of the Title 3 Consortium

Apr 14 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

VIRTUAL

-Flexible learning requires deep communication and partnership with families. Leaders should ensure teachers do not bear the full burden of partnership by considering issues like expectations, trust, and resource planning. In this session, we focus on caretakers and families, and developing connections and strategies that leverage them as stakeholders in change management systems and flexible learning. In the session, we will develop a framework of caretaker connections and then explore the potential pitfalls of even the most well-meaning design to support our contingency planning. Participants will: Define "caretaker connection" and family perspectives Explore real-life scenarios and strategies Build and get peer feedback on their plan to connect with caregivers. Register here:https://betterlesson.com/lab/event/3702/reserve

Sparking Curiosity in the Digital Classroom 6-12 - $125

Apr 15 to Apr 22 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Virtual

Keeping learners engaged in the Zoom and on their own learning time can be tough! In this professional learning course we will explore strategies and resources to spark their curiosity and tap into their authentic passions and creativity. Blended lessons that include anytime learning resources with live, synchronous sessions make this course a true community of learning and creating. Engage with digital resources to spark curiosity Identify technology tools that would enhance student creativity Utilize a hybrid learning course to reflect on and rework in-person classroom units/lessons to infuse more student creativty and curiosity. A Canvas course with synchronous and asynchronous components. This will be the equivalent of 6 hours of PL (6 PGPs). Coaching sessions will be part of the synchronous work. Live sessions April 15 & 22 (Blended April 5-30) $125 Register here: https://keepindianalearning.org/events/sparking-curiosity-in-the-digital-classroom-6-12/

English Learners: Building Language Skills Through Problem-Based Learning Cost: $75 unless part of the Title 3 Consortium

Apr 21 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Diversity and inclusion benefit all learners. The tools we use to support English Learners or those who are struggling can build language skills, teach problem-solving, and increase engagement for all students. In this Virtual Workshop, participants will: * Define Problem-Based Learning, specifically to develop language skills (PBELL) * Explore strategies that build student agency, communication, and background knowledge in English Learners as well as other student groups * Build and get peer feedback on their plan to support all students Register here:https://betterlesson.com/lab/event/3727/reserve

Science Remix for the K-5 Virtual Environment - $50 Member - $75 Non-Member

Apr 27 to Apr 28 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Virtual

Participants will learn how to revise current lesson plans to have a greater impact in a virtual environment. Free technology tools and applications will be showcased as professional learning specialists model how to update lesson plans chosen from participant submissions. 1. Explore strategies that transform traditional lessons into virtual lessons. 2. Engage in rich discussion with other educators while sharing ideas around what works in a virtual environment. 3. Examine digital tools that support science instruction and student engagement in a virtual classroom. 2 different dates, after school sessions 90 minutes each. $50 Member - $75 Non-Member Register here: https://keepindianalearning.org/events/science-remix-k-5-virtual-environment/