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An Introduction to Maker Education for Teachers

March 2017. Maker education is about giving students access to a new class of technologies, enabling students to design, build, invent and problem solve in new and unique ways. This type of tinkering allows students to transform ideas into reality, sparks interest in STEM careers and develops growth mindset, curiosity, self-efficacy and collaborative problem-solving. Schools and districts are…


Future-Focused Education Innovations: Insights from Global Leaders

March 2017. What, in the end, will differentiate an educated person in 1950 from an educated person in 2050? How will this influence our view of schools, learning, and our education system as a whole? New Zealand is leading efforts to transform their education system around excellence and equity, providing learning experiences that offer the opportunity to…


A Primer on Submitting Your Proposal to Present at the iNACOL Symposium 2017

March 2017. Are you interested in submitting a proposal to present at the iNACOL Symposium 2017? In this archived webinar, iNACOL shares key points to guide you through the Request for Proposals (RFP) process. Learn tips on submitting your proposal, understand the process and timeline for proposal selection, and discover ways to design interactive sessions that generate…

Author: Bruce Friend, Natalie Abel

Organization: iNACOL

Type: Webinar

Topics: Symposium 2017


How Teachers Are Leading Change for Personalized Learning

February 2017. How can teachers lead innovative change and create buy-in for personalized learning? What can teachers do to foster personalized learning for students and design engaging instructional activities? View this archived webinar to hear fellow leaders and educators from East Pennsboro School share their experiences and insights in leading innovative change to improve learning experiences for…


Leadership for Learning: What Is Leadership’s Role in Supporting Success for Every Student?

February 2017. The Center for Innovation in Education released a powerful new report, Leadership for Learning: What is Leadership’s Role in Supporting Success for Every Student?, which provides a new vision for leaders transforming education around new systems and models. This report delivers an actionable understanding of what leadership means in the new education environment, challenging the field…


The potential of personalized learning for communities

What’s Possible with Personalized Learning? An Overview of Personalized Learning for Schools, Families & Communities

February 2017. This paper is designed to inform schools, families and communities about the potential of personalized learning. This report describes why personalized learning matters and shows what personalized learning looks like in schools for teachers and for students.   Through case studies, this paper illustrates what personalized learning looks like in practice, provides examples of teachers…


Student Panel: The Importance of Illuminating Student Voice in the Learning Process

January 2017. Research shows that dropout rates, student achievement, and workforce readiness will improve by integrating student voices into education. This Teacher Talk webinar features a student panel, moderated by Student Voice Director of Partnerships Merrit Jones, on embedding student voices into the learning process to empower students to reach high levels of achievement. View this archived…


Insights on Advancing Competency Education in New England

January 2017. Competency education is expanding across the country as a means to ensure all students are mastering the skills and knowledge to be successful in college, career and civic life. This webinar draws on lessons learned and insights from leaders and policymakers in New England and is intended for district leadership and policymakers seeking to introduce…


Assessments and Grading for Teachers in K-12 Competency-Based Systems

December 2016. Schools and districts are making the transition to competency-based education to create a more equitable system that gives all students the skills they need for postsecondary life. Competency-based systems of assessment provide rich, ongoing opportunities for students to develop a growth mindset. This webinar provides answers to questions such as: How do teachers design and…


Design Principles for World-Class Project-Based Learning

November 2016. How can teachers implement transformative project-based learning (PBL) experiences that empower and motivate students to achieve academic, career and personal success? View this archived webinar to learn how to integrate PBL to promote powerful, personalized learning opportunities for every student. Learn the critical design principles behind world-class PBL to capture student interest and connect learning experiences…