Monday, October 21, 2013

Four Free Webinars for this Week!

Achieve Student Success with Blended Learning - Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 1 pm CST with guest speakers Tom Vander Ark and Arthur VanderVeen from Compass Learning: 
Tom Vander Ark

Arthur VanderVeen

Often regarded as the path to personalized learning, blended learning models allow for more meaningful, small group and one-on-one interactions in the classroom.

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Empowering Students to be InCtrl in a Digital Age, Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 4 pm ET

Learn about InCtrl, a series of free, standards-based lessons and videos, and hear a middle school teacher describe how he's initiating conversations about digital citizenship with his students and helping the be smart online.

This free webinar is produced by Cable in the Classroom as part of Digital Citizenship Week during Connected Educator Month.

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Ask the Expert:  Top Tips for Combating Stigma and Addressing Myths about ADHD, Thursday, October 24, 2013, 3 pm Eastern with Ruth Hughes, PhD
ADHD is caused by poor parenting
Your're an adult - you should have outgrown this by now!
Just cut out the sugar - the TV - video games and it will go away
You just need to take a firmer disciplinary approach

As any parent or adult who struggles with ADHD can tell you, it's frustrating to hear these sorts of statements, especially when we know they're not true.  How can you respond to people who perceive ADHD tis way and change their perceptions so they see ADHD for what it is - a real medical disorder with lasting effects on individuals and families?

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Working memory is one of the most talked about areas of cognitive development today.  Working memory issues have been found to hamper academic success, reduce one's ability to pay attention and negatively impact behavior.

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