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3 webinars to give you the tools you need this school year (and beyond) . . .
Practical Strategies for Supporting Young Adolescents and Social-Emotional Learning
August 31, 2:00 pm ET – 60 minutes (1:00 CT/Noon/MT/11:00 am PT)
It is essential that we know who we serve in our schools and how we can best support their growth. In this informative, engaging webinar, Dru Tomlin from the Association for Middle Level Education will help us explore the critical characteristics of the young adolescents in our middle grades schools. He will also offer social-emotional learning strategies and solutions that can help those students flourish and positively impact their peers and communities.
Presenter: Dru Tomlin, director of middle level services for the Association for Middle Level Education
Can Families Really Help Students Learn?
September 15, 11:00 am ET – 60 minutes (10:00 CT/9:00 MT/8:00 am PT)
For schools and districts across the U.S., family engagement is rapidly shifting from a low-priority recommendation to an integral part of education reform. As districts and schools consider how to engage families, they often struggle to understand what types of family engagement actually have an impact on student success. This webinar explains the research from the past 20 years that demonstrates how certain types of family engagement positively impact student learning. You will also learn about the conditions that must be present in every school to provide a solid foundation for building effective family partnerships. An overview of the U.S. Department of Education’s Dual Capacity Framework for Effective Family-School Partnerships will clarify how schools must work to build the knowledge and skills of educators before they can help families build the knowledge and skills to help their children.
Presenter: Ron Mirr, senior vice president for Scholastic Education
The Intersectionality of Race and Class in Identity-Based Bullying
October 6, 2:00 pm ET – 60 minutes (1:00 CT/Noon/MT/11:00 am PT)
This session will focus on creating greater awareness of the intersectionality of race and class in bullying incidents and the role of the educator in understanding the subtle and more nuanced differences from traditional bullying. Drawing on recent examples, as well as participant experiences, this interactive workshop will explore the relationship between bullying, stereotypes, race, class and school climate. We will discuss strategies for responding to bias-motivated bullying, help students better understand the specific role of being an ally and to develop the motivation to create inclusive school environments for all students.
Presenter: Tabari Asim Coleman, education project director for the Anti-Defamation League for Missouri and Southern Illinois
Registration is open for the International Bullying Prevention Conference in New Orleans this November. For more details, click here.