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Tuesday, December 3, 2013
3 Free Webinars
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Homebound Education: Best Practices for
District Implementation In
school districts across the country, students face health and other issues
that cause them to miss school for weeks and sometimes months. Homebound education
is the solution for students to continue with their education and keep on
track for graduation, while dealing with their medical situation. There
are many challenges for school districts to implement homebound programs and
ensure the students continue to receive quality education. In this webinar,
hear how the Anderson School District Five in South Carolina implemented
homebound education, the challenges they faced, how they addressed them, and
the results they have seen.
assistant superintendent, Anderson School District Five, S.C. This
webinar will be moderated by Kim Spencer, director, Homebound
Education/Alternative Learning, K12. Register now for this free live webinar. Webinar Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 2 to 3 p.m. ET
Who: Ahren Hoffman, CTRS When: Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 4:00 pm (Eastern Time) What: Ask the Expert: Holiday Helpers: Toys and Games for Children with ADHD & Cognitive Differences
What is a good gift
for a child affected by ADHD? How can families select toys and activities to
help the holidays be more enjoyable? How can a friend or family member evaluate
the many choices lining the toy aisle this time of year to find a toy that captures
a child's imagination and allows her to readily interact with it?
and other cognitive impairments can affect how a child plays and the enjoyment
he finds in particular toys. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Ahren
Hoffman, of Toys"R"Us partner Lekotek, will discuss how to choose
toys and recreational materials for children affected by ADHD during this
holiday season and throughout the year. Anyone
who has the opportunity to buy gifts for children affected by ADHD will find
this to be an informative and helpful webinar on toys and activities for
is required for this free chat.
click above to pre-register for the chat. Follow the instructions on that page
to participate. This is an online webinar with audio and video streaming. Ms.
Hoffman will give a brief presentation and will then answer questions
submitted by chat participants. About
Ahren Hoffman Ahren
Hoffman is a certified therapeutic recreation specialist, manager of Industry
Relations & Partnerships at the National Lekotek Center, Sibshop
coordinator at Advocate Illinois Masonic Pediatric Developmental Center and
consultant for Autism Speaks sibling support groups. Ms.
Hoffman's career has been focused on providing support and services--including
recreation, education, and peer support for siblings and their families to
children who have a disability or chronic condition. In her role as manager of
Industry Relations & Partnerships, Ms. Hoffman evaluates toys and products
that are beneficial for children with special needs and provides support
services to toy companies to connect with this market. Ms.
Hoffman is active in the lecture circuit within her field presenting to
Therapeutic Recreation college students, parent support groups, professionals
and Special Olympics Illinois. She is also involved in social media efforts for
Lekotek, their clients and disability support groups. She received her Bachelor
of Science in Therapeutic Recreation with a minor in Psychology at Central
Free Webinar: "Assessment to the Core: Assessments That Enhance Learning"
Join educational author and consultant Jay McTighe in a free,
live webinar where he’ll provide a framework for writing classroom assessments
that align to standards like the Common Core and Texas Essential Knowledge and
Skills (TEKS). These standards are outlined in his new Lumibook (ebook), Core Learning: Assessing What Matters
In this webinar you
Get an outline of the Assessment Framework for helping educators plan effective assessments.
Explore the assessment implications of the Common Core
and Next Generation Standards, as
well as for 21st century skills.
Get resources (rubrics, “how-to” videos, etc.) to guide you through the test-creation process.
Assessment to the Core: Assessments That Enhance Learning Presented by Jay McTighe Thursday, December 5, 2013 12 PM PT | 1 PM MT | 2 PM CT | 3 PM ET - please note your
specific timezone. Click here to save your seat for the webinar. We’re
excited to announce a special offer for all webinar attendees! Three lucky people will win a free copy of Jay
McTighe’s LumiBook, Core
Learning: Assessing What Matters Most (a $39.95 value). All you
have to do for a chance to win is attend this webinar on December 5. Winners
will be notified by email on December 6. Click here formore information.