District Leaders Tap Tech to Solve Pressing Problems

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 4 to 5 p.m. ET

Two leaders from very different school districts in suburban Arizona and rural Alaska discuss how they are using technology to personalize learning and raise student achievement.

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Accelerating School Leadership: Field-Tested Performance Tools for Principal Supervisors and Coaches

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 2 to 3 p.m. ET

Matthew Clifford from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) discusses principal leadership tools including observations, 360-degree surveys, portfolios, and growth plans to build leadership talent, and the critical roles of states and districts in leadership assessment.

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Tags: AIR, American Institutes for Research, Matthew Clifford, schools, leadership, principals, coaches


Google Web Tools for Teaching & Learning

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 1 to 2 p.m. ET

In this webinar the director of technology from Milpitas Unified in California will share how his district is using web-based technologies like Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks and the impact this has had on teaching & learning.

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Common-Sense Approaches to Math Curriculum and Assessment Success

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 2 to 3 p.m. ET

Learn how to equip educators and students for success while meeting new math standards. Join DreamBox Learning’s panel of math experts as they provide analysis and practical considerations for topics including:

  • Current trends and issues in math curriculum and instruction,

  • Formative and Summative Assessments, and

  • Strategies to support achievement for all student populations.

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Identifying ‘Rigor’: District Strategies for Transitioning to the Common Core in Math

April 16, 2014, at 4 to 5 p.m. ET.

Two eminent math specialists will offer practical strategies for district leaders on ensuring cohesive implementation of the common-core math standards, focusing on defining what rigor looks like with the mathematical practices and identifying potential obstacles.

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The Last Green Mile: A Teachable Moment Around Textbooks

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 2 to 3 p.m. ET

Join former California Secretary of Education Dave Long, environmental expert Susan Kinsella, and GreenSchools.org’s Robin Organ  for an examination of effective green policies and actions you can take today to deliver a positive economic, ecological, and societal impact for your students and schools.

Register today for FutureMark Paper Group’s webinar now!


The Ohio Performance Assessment Pilot Project: Engaging Students, Supporting Teachers, Improving Outcomes

Monday, March 31, 2014, 2 to 3 p.m. ET

Ohio is preparing students and teachers for next-generation standards and improving teachers’ ability to evaluate student work through the Ohio Performance Assessment Pilot Program.

Sign up for this webinar to learn how performance assessment can support teaching and learning, and improve students’ readiness for college and careers.

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Cultivating Deep Reading Skills and Habits in Students

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 4 to 5 p.m. ET

Renowned educator and author Donalyn Miller will discuss specific strategies to build self-efficacy and engagement in reading. She’ll explain how giving kids opportunities and tools to read widely and deeply can help them gain competency and develop the close-reading skills they’ll need in college and careers.

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Tags: literacy, Donalyn Miller, book whisperer, reading skills, student habits,


The Art of Thriving as a Teacher

Wednesday, March 26, 7 to 8 p.m. ET

Meenoo Rami, author of Thrive: 5 Ways to (Re)Invigorate Your Teacher, will take your questions on navigating and energizing your career as a teacher. She’ll discuss ways to develop empowering relationships and networks, stay true to your values, and instill your own and your students work with passion and intellectual vitality.

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Charters, Choice and Neighborhood Schools

Building bridges to a jaded local community wary of his predecessors, Superintendent Robert Runcie came to Broward County public schools amid ill will from all sides.

  • Two of his board members had been indicted on bribery charges.

  • Strained relations with the Broward Teachers’ Union bedeviled schools

  • A get-tough school discipline policy was pushing students into the juvenile-justice system

  • And the charter community was at odds with the district.

Meet Robert’s Chief School Performance and Accountability Officer, Dr. Desmond Blackburn, at our Leaders To Learn From event on April 1st to find out how he repaired fractured community relationships and rebuilt lost trust one day at a time: http://bit.ly/LTLF14Register