Educational Research Newsletters and Webinars (ERN)
The Brighton Teacher Center Library houses a series of recorded webinars featuring national speakers covering the latest research in education. The collection serves instructional, curricular and assessment needs of the Brighton teaching community at all levels.
Webinars may be accessed on the Intranet under BTC – Webinars Featuring National Speakers. Our webinars are published by Educational Research Newsletters and Webinars (ERN)
To receive professional development credit, after viewing the recorded session, please log into MyLearningPlan and complete the Webinar Reflection form.
What’s Fair? Best Practices for Grading and Assessment in the Differentiated Classroom Rick Wormeli How to Write a Good Rubric Jay McTighe Assessment in the Differentiated Classroom Rick Wormeli Engage Students in Assessment to Boost Motivation, Learning and Achievement Speakers: Ann Davies, Sandra Herbst 7 Classroom Assessment Practices That Promote Learning (As Well As Measure It) Jay McTighe
Standards-Based Grading for Struggling and Exceptional Learners Lee Ann Jung Reach and Teach Students in Poverty: Strategies for Closing the Opportunity Gap Paul Gorski What You Need to Know to Effectively Teach Your Students with ADHD or Executive Function Deficits Sandra Rief
What it means for you: Begin the work of aligning your curriculum with the common core standards using the Understanding by Design process Grant Wiggins Align your curriculum to the Common Core by using 'power standards' Joe Crawford
Get Real Results from Data-driven Instruction: How to Collect and Talk About Data, Set Up a Plan and Take Action Paul Bambrick-Santoyo Take Charge of Your Student Data: A Teacher-Friendly Model to Connect Learning Gaps With Instructional Gaps Daniel Venables Simple Strategies for Working More Effectively With Data Jay McTighe Got Data? Now What? Developing and Leading Productive Collaborative Inquiry Around Data Laura Lipton Take control of your data: A teacher friendly, systematic model for reviewing student data and closing learning and instructional gaps Daniel Venables
Master Class with Carol Ann Tomlinson: How to Plan and Design Differentiated Instruction Carol Ann Tomlinson Differentiate for Enrichment: Get Students Excited about Learning Again with Enrichment Clusters Joseph Renzulli Provide differentiated instruction for English Language Learners Rita McDonald
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Build Your English Learners’ Reading Comprehension Across-the-Curriculum Margarita Calderón Provide Differentiated Instruction to ELL Students Rita McDonald
Ready to flip your classroom? What you need to know to engage students Julie Schell Ready to flip your classroom? How to engage your students inside and outside of class Julie Schell
LEADERSHIPHow to Win Over Resistant TeachersJim Knight
Having Hard Conversations Jennifer Abrams Opening the classroom door: How to build collective responsibility for the success of all teachers and students in your school Andy Hargreaves What you need to know and do to make your school walk through ready Donald Kachur Instructional coaching practices that build real partnerships with teachers to bring change in the classroom Jim Knight
Stumble No More: Increase Reading Fluency for Improved Comprehension Tim Rasinski Make It a Habit: Improve Student Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension in Only 10-15 Minutes a Day Laura Robb Close Reading Check-Up: Align Your Instruction With Best Practices and Standards Timothy Shanahan Research-based Strategies to Help Students Become Skilled Readers of Informational Text Barbara Moss Time: 115 minutes Teaching the 7 keys to comprehension: A framework for giving K-8 students explicit instruction on how to understand more of what they read Susan Zimmermann Help students become skilled readers of informational text: Top research based strategies to close this reading gap Barbara Moss
RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION
Improve Behavior, Increase Learning: How to Use RTI to Promote Positive Learning Behaviors in the Classroom Tom Hierck Be More Effective With Your Interventions for Struggling and Exceptional Learners Through Better Planning and Progress Monitoring (RTI) Lee Ann Jung The Forgotten Tier of RTI: How to Set Up an Effective Tier 2 for Students Who Need a Little Extra Help Chris Weber
TEACHING PRACTICESGood Homework, Bad Homework: How to Tell the Difference
Harris Cooper Rethinking Homework: Best Practices to Advance Learning and Respect Student Time Cathy Vatterott Teach Students Self-Regulation: Develop Awareness of Emotional “Zones” and Give Them Simple Tools to Manage Their Behaviors Leah Kuypers Sharpen Student Focus and Motivation With Project-Based Learning (PBL) Thom Markham How to Put Critical Thinking at the Core of Teaching and Learning Where It Belongs Garfield Gini-Newman Improve Grading: Practices and Policies You Should Continue, Develop or Adopt and Those You Should Always Avoid Thomas Guskey Design Instruction to Increase Student Transfer of Learning with Grant Wiggins Grant Wiggins Help your students think while they take notes with interactive notebooks Jane Pollock Design instruction to increase transfer of learning Grant Wiggins Making the most of PLCs 7 Classroom Assessment Practices That Promote Learning (as well as measure it) Jay McTighe
UNDERACHIEVERS/MOTIVATIONTeach Students How Their Brains Work: How Executive Function, Self-Regulation and Mindset Can Help Them Learn
Kathleen Kryza Executive Function Skills: How to Identify and Address Deficits for Surprising Results with Underachieving Students Margaret Searle Current Motivation Theory and Best Practices for the Classroom Michael Middleton Teach Your Students Social Skills to Improve Engagement, Achievement and Behavior Howard Knoff
The Instructional Leader’s Guide to Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum Ruth Culham Motivate Students to Improve Their Writing With Technology-driven Strategies Will Richardson
Access to the videos above and more can be found on MLP. Click on District Catalog. Click on the drop down arrow for Programs and click on Online Course Catalog.