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*In the next section below lists archived FREE webinars

Upcoming Webinars from ASCD

October 6 at 1400 EST - FREE
High Quality Early Childhood Education: Policy and Practice  (Register Here)
Preschool and early-childhood education is grabbing a lot of attention from policymakers, from President Obama all the way to local school boards. But the challenge for proponents is to create a system that offers a high-quality program for young learners. Join Laura Bornfreund, the deputy director of the Early Childhood Initiative for the New America Foundation, and Debi Mathias, the director of the QRIS National Learning Network, as they discuss current early-childhood policy, efforts underway to bolster preschool quality, and suggestions for improvements at the local, state, and federal levels.

October 7 at 1400 EST - FREE
Positioning Counselors to be Game Changers in College Access  (Register Here)
High school counselors play a big role in setting students’ sights on higher educational attainment, particularly for low-income students and students of color. Yet research has shown that counselors have been a mostly untapped, and insufficiently trained, resource in such efforts.
As states implement college- and career-ready standards and try to prepare more students for postsecondary education, some are looking to better position guidance-counseling programs to do much of the additional outreach. State-level training initiatives and university graduate programs are focusing attention on college advising in an effort to better equip these educators to help disadvantaged students pursue post-secondary options.

October 8 at 1400 EST - FREE
Meeting the New Writing Expectations: Preparing Teachers and Students with Success  (Register Here)
Writing is the area that has the furthest to go to meet the new ELA standards. In the 2000s, it all but disappeared from most elementary classrooms. Learn how to build an effective writing program that also supports reading development and content learning. In this webinar, we will discuss:
• Increasing the quantity of writing throughout the school day,
• Helping students improve writing by analyzing complex texts,
• Making the writing process a vehicle of instruction, and
• Teaching opinion and informative/explanatory writing across the curriculum.
Participants will learn practical ways to teach the major components of a writing program that can fit within time constraints, because they teach more than one skill at a time.

Webinars are not presented nor indorsed by TTT

Archived Webinars

On April 1, 2014, Education Week hosted Leaders To Learn From 2014, a Washington, D.C., event that brought together exceptional school leaders, Assistant Secretary Deborah Delisle from the U.S. Department of Education, and Colorado Senator Michael Bennet for powerful discussions about the state of K-12 education.

List from Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

List from EdTechTeacher archived selections

List from Scientific Revolution pre-recorded

List from Education Week on-demand

List from Discovery Education archived

List from International Society for Technology in Education (Some are free) archived
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