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  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12

 


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ON-DEMAND WEBINARS 


 

Common Core strategies for the primary grades

 

Scholastic and University of Phoenix experts discuss the application of Common Core in the primary grades. This presentation explores research and requirements, and also provides insight into best practices to help early educators. By working to build a solid foundation, teachers of grades PreK–2 can help prepare their young students for reading success in later grades.

Participants who view the webinar for 45 minutes are eligible to receive a certificate for one hour of professional development. 

Speakers:
Francie Alexander—Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Inc.
Nancy Ellington—Instructor, University of Phoenix

Moderator:
Kim Greene—Senior Editor, Scholastic Instructor magazine

 

The Healthy Schools Project: Experts explain how empowering students and staff can help reduce germs and absenteeism


 

Scholastic and Kimberly-Clark Professional host a discussion with administrators and a research expert who explain how empowering students and staff can help reduce germs and absenteeism.

 

In this webinar you’ll learn:
• Steps schools are taking to promote good hand-hygiene behavior
• How you can identify and reduce germ hot spots in your schools
• What it takes to create healthy learning environments

Speakers:
Kelly Arehart—Senior Manager, Global Innovation for Health and Wellness, Kimberly-Clark Professional
Donna Kibbler—Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Old Bridge Township Public School District, New Jersey

Moderator:
Wayne D’Orio—Editor-in-Chief of Scholastic Administr@tor magazine

 

 

Common Core strategies for science and social studies

With a focus on aligning social studies and science curriculum to CCSS, this 60-minute presentation walks teachers through examples of inquiry-rich activities and lesson elements that support optimal social studies and science instruction.

Speakers:
Patricia Janes, Editor, Scholastic Classroom Magazines
Michael H. Pazeian, Instructor, University of Phoenix
 

Moderator:
Tara Welty, Editor of Scholastic Instructor magazine

 

 

Common Core Math: The Shift to Student Reasoning

Scholastic and University of Phoenix experts discuss the new mathematical practice standards and how math instruction under Common Core necessitates a shift to inquiry-based instruction. This two-pronged presentation explores the expectations the new math standards place on both students and K-12 teachers.

Speakers:
Lisa Bush, Director of Professional Learning, Scholastic's Math Solutions
Lory Wicketts, California Teacher of the Year 2009
 

Moderator:
Tara Welty, Editor of Scholastic Instructor magazine

 

 

Five Key Instructional Shifts under Common Core

 

Join Scholastic and University of Phoenix experts in delving into the details of the educational changes that implementing Common Core will require of teachers. Learn to adapt your current lessons to the new standards while teaching students to rely on informational texts and build their academic vocabulary.

Speakers:
Francie Alexander, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Education
Nicole Heiser, Associate Director of Academic Affairs, University of Phoenix College of Education
 
Moderator:
Tara Welty, Editor of Scholastic Instructor magazine

View the archive of this webinar at www.scholastic.com/phoenix. PD certificates are no longer available for participation in this webinar.

  • Subjects:
    Teacher Training and Continuing Education
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