February 25, 2021 3:00 pm | Webinar
Research and Reflections: What We’ve Learned on Social Emotional Supports for Students

How are educators meeting the basic needs of students to have health, safety, and social connectedness during the pandemic? The American Institutes for Research (AIR) launched a nationally representative survey for school districts and charter management organizations (CMOs) leaders to find out. In this webinar, the Educating All Learners Alliance and the American Institutes for Research will partner together […]

February 22, 2021 4:00 pm | Webinar
UDL in Distance Learning: Meeting Each Learner’s Variability

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is simply “a way of thinking about teaching and learning that helps provide all students with an equal opportunity to succeed.” And, while all students can and do benefit from its multi-modal focus and use in the classroom, this is especially true for students who learn differently. That’s because UDL […]

February 9, 2021 6:00 pm | Webinar
Creating IEPs: Understanding Learner Variability and the Role of Empathy

One in five children have learning and thinking differences, and among students with identified learning disabilities, 70 percent spend at least 80 percent of their school day in the general education setting. For all students who learn and think differently to thrive, all teachers need to understand their learner variability and tailor support. This edWebinar […]

February 2, 2021 3:00 pm | Webinar
Hybrid and Remote Learning with ReadWorks

Come learn: The content and curriculum ReadWorks offers and how to use it effectively with hybrid learning—that is, learning that happens at home and in school—and remote learning, How to get started with digital classes, Best practices to prepare you for hybrid and remote learning

January 26, 2021 12:00 pm | Webinar
Educating Special Needs and ELL Students and Equipping Their Teachers During COVID-19

Even without COVID-19, school districts face the constant challenge of how to use resources to best meet student needs. The pandemic has amplified these challenges, especially for English language learners, special needs students, and the teachers and staff who serve them. Listen in on a panel discussion between school business officials and the National Center […]

January 20, 2021 12:00 pm | Webinar
Ensuring FAPE for Students with Disabilities During COVID-19: A Resource for Educators

Despite the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, the right to a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for students with disabilities remains in place. As schools shift to more distance learning, teams of educators are left to redesign what FAPE looks like when they cannot be physically present with their students. Created in partnership with the Diverse Learners […]

January 14, 2021 12:00 pm | Webinar
The Power of Student-Teacher Connection

Distance learning has illuminated the need for and power of student-teacher connections for all students, and especially those with disabilities. Our expert panel will explore the importance of these connections that may have previously been taken for granted. You will be provided with tools, a pedagogical approach, and concrete ways to begin or refine an […]

December 10, 2020 2:00 pm | Webinar
Early Literacy for All Learners: The Science and the Practice

In this webinar, presenters from Digital Promise’s Learner Variability Project and the National Center for Learning Disabilities will explain the research behind the development of early literacy using a whole child framework.

December 9, 2020 3:30 pm | Webinar
Inclusive Lesson Planning for Educators

In this event, panelists from CAST,TIES and Carroll County Public Schools, will highlight the 5-15-45 tool, an online resource developed to support general and special educators collaboration to design inclusive lessons for all, and especially those with significant cognitive disabilities.

December 7, 2020 1:00 pm | Webinar
Drive Equitable Student Outcomes Through Family-Teacher Collaboration

This session explores how schools can integrate effective family engagement into key aspects of teacher practice (such as classroom culture and data-driven instruction), allowing teachers to activate the full potential of families as team members to advance equitable student outcomes.