Facilitator: Olivia Carter, 2021 ASCA School Counselor of the Year
We know trauma doesn't just occur outside of school walls. Recognizing the impact of a traumatic event, not the event itself, is an important step to supporting students and building relationships. In Centering the Student, Olivia Carter, ASCA 2021 School Counselor of the Year, illustrates a variety of restorative practices to strengthen both relationships with students and your own personal wellness in this previously recorded webinar.
Facilitator: Kelsey Orson & Lori Smith, Webb City R-7 School District
Facilitator: Shannon Berghoff, Cape Girardeau School District
In this webinar, you will learn the importance of a Morning Meeting. Shannon explores several structures as well as shares how to fit one in on a tight schedule. You will walk away from this webinar with a plan of action (and possible lesson plans) to go from a Morning Meeting to Safe Restorative Circles.
Presented by: Christina Andrade Melly, 2023 Missouri Teacher of the Year
Recognizing the ways our students (and teachers!) process stress can help us build calmer, more engaging spaces. Come to this session for practical ideas you can implement tomorrow based on brain science. Topics include classroom management, restorative structures, and a little teacher therapy.
Presented by: Whitney Choate, Cape Girardeau School District
GenEd teachers, have no fear! Your SpEd resource is here!
This Mini-Course webinar is designed specifically for general education teachers who would love to learn more about IEPs, differentiated instruction, and how to appropriately make modifications and accommodations. After only thirty minutes, you will leave with more tools in your teacher toolbox.
Presented by: Amanda Wyatt, EL Specialist, Mehlville School District
It is important for us to meet the needs of all our students. Sometimes this can seem overwhelming, and we don't know where to begin. Amanda Wyatt will share some simple strategies you can start using in class tomorrow with your English learners.
Presented by: Chris Holmes, 2015 Missouri Teacher of the Year
Students have varied needs and perhaps some of the most unique needs are those of our gifted learners. Join 2015 Missouri Teacher of the Year, Chris Holmes, as he shares a variety of strategies, resources, and insight that will support you in providing enrichment and support to all students.
Facilitator: Mandi Tolen, Teacher for St. Joseph School District
Led by teacher and author Mandi Tolen, Mandi shares a variety of ideas to get students of all levels engaged in their learning.
Best Practices for Formative Assessments Mini-Course
Facilitator: Bethany Petty, School District
Join Bethany as she shares various tools that can be used for formative assessments in the classroom. The presenter models these tools in live time while discussing possible variations and implementation tips for each tool shared. Platforms shared include Quizizz, Flippity, and Advance features in Google Forms.
Facilitator: Erica Doennig, Joplin School District
Erica Doennig walks us through this complex topic providing a brief overview of what the Science of Reading is -- and is not. Learn some of the basic tenets of research behind the SOR and hear how it impacts reading instruction.
Facilitator: Darbie Valenti Huff, MSTA Professional Developer
Please step away from the practice tests and packets! Test preparation doesn't have to be stressful for teachers or for students. Learn ways to make test prep more engaging for students with limited preparation using resources you already have available. Gamifying test preparation will motivate students while taking a more brain-friendly approach to better prepare students for end-of-the-year testing.
By watching this webinar and completing the quiz, a certificate of completion automatically will be generated showing 0.5 hours of professional learning has been completed. If no certificate of completion is needed, webinars can be accessed on the MSTA website.
Facilitator: Christopher Wright, Technology Specialist
Technology specialist, Christopher Wright, shares various tools that can be used to create digital portfolios. Participants will walk away with a basic understanding of how to utilize several online platforms as a means to capture student growth and learning in a digital platform. As with any resource involving technology, some platforms may have updated since the time of recording causing them to look different. However, the ideas shared are still relevant and applicable.
Facilitator: Laura Steinbrink, Waynesville High School
Discover how graphic organizers and sketch notes are a match made in heaven! In this webinar, you will learn how to create visuals that increase learning and how to scaffold sketch notes for students in a few steps and a variety of tools. But wait, there's more! You will have the opportunity to update one of your own presentations and leave with one that is packed with power for student learning potential!
Facilitator: Melissa Corey, Library Media Specialist
Designing customized content doesn't have to be hard. Library Media Specialist Melissa Corey demonstrates the many ways educators can utilize Canva in the classroom. Topics covered include creating presentations, graphics, screen recordings, graphic organizers, and more.
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