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Monday, May 9, 2016
Free Webinar: Intentional and
Framework for Intentional and Targeted Teaching®—or FIT Teaching®—is
a research-based, field-tested, and experience-honed process that captures
the essentials of the best educational environments. In contrast to
restrictive pedagogical prescriptions or formulas, FIT Teaching empowers
teachers to adapt the most effective planning, instructional, and
assessment practices to their particular context in order to move their
students' learning from where it is now to where it should be.
Thursday, May 12, 2016, 2 to 3 p.m. ET. Providing
Meaningful Support for Principals Join us for this webinar from our Education Week
Leaders To Learn From virtual events series. This annual Leaders To Learn
From special report shines a light on forward-thinking district leaders
who seize on good ideas and execute them well in their school systems. Throughout 2016, we'll host webinars, live chats, and more virtual events
related to this year's Leaders. Find out more at leaders.edweek.org. And be sure to watch all our past virtual events here. As an instructional leadership director in the Tulsa,
Okla., school district, Julio César Contreras is redefining what it means to
supervise principals. He eschews micromanaging school leaders and instead works
alongside them to help them meet the goals of the district's long-range plan
and to improve teacher performance in their schools. He holds frequent
meetings with principals to discuss and improve their work, visits classrooms
constantly, and strategically uses data about classroom performance to help
school leaders make decisions. In this webinar, Contreras, a 2016 Education Week Leaders To Learn From honoree, will detail the strategies he uses to
partner with principals to help them grow professionally, as well as support
their work to improve teaching and learning in their schools.
Julio César Contreras, instructional
leadership director, Tulsa Public Schools, Okla. Jody Parsons, principal, Hale
Junior High School, Tulsa, Okla. This webinar will be moderated by Andrew Ujifusa,
assistant editor, Education Week
Mystery of Project-Based Blended Learning Learn how Renton Prep uses Office 365 to go from
project co-design with students to creating artifacts, peer assessment and
communicating learning with others. Feature tools in this webinar include:
OneNote, Sway, Docs.com, Snip, Fresh Paint, Office Mix, Office Lens, Forms,
and Surface. Our guests will explore the following:
How your students can interact with a hands-on investigation
of literature, science, and art in OneNote.
How to formatively assess students with Forms to
drive student ownership and direction for revision.
Managing student co-authoring, collaboration,
revision, production, and presentation when students build projects
Capturing student thought using Fresh Paint and Snip
for formative and non-traditional assessment.
Both digital and non-digital artifacts (with Office
Lens) are collected in digital portfolio, newsletters, and journals in
Sway and Docs.com.
Michelle Zimmerman, educator and
researcher, Renton Prep Christian School Student presenters: Nathan Craia,
Jasmine Fernandez, Leah Mathew This webinar will be moderated by Mark Sparvell,
senior manager, education, Microsoft REGISTER HERE