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Powerful, Personalized PD for Teachers

May 2016. Next generation learning requires new methods, strategies and skills from educators. New models demand personalized professional development for teachers to prepare for the shift in pedagogy and practice.  This webinar highlighted educators sharing their own stories about the most powerful, personalized professional development to prepare for next generation learning models. Discover tips, tools and best…


Increase ELL Success Through Blended and Online Social Emotional Learning

April 2016. There is a massive and persistent English Language Learner (ELL) achievement gap in the United States. Traditional ELL education approaches have focused on language acquisition and content knowledge, yet ELL students have unique social emotional needs. This webinar will demonstrate how social emotional programs help to close the graduation, learning, and social gaps for ELL…


OER: Instructional Materials and Promising Practices for Teachers

March 2016. As the instructional materials landscape changes, educators are seeking resources and promising practices to maximize and optimize student learning. Open Educational Resources (OER) are materials that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. They have the potential to engage teachers…


A Conversation with the 2015 iNACOL National Blended & Online Learning Teacher of the Year

December 2015. Paula Barr, a second grade teacher with Quail Run School, Lawrence Public Schools (KS) was recently honored as the 2015 Blended & Online Teacher of the Year at the iNACOL Blended & Online Learning Symposium, held in Orlando, Florida. In this webinar, Paula shared her perspective on how blended and online teaching improves student engagement,…


Open Educational Resources (OER) Stories, Policies, and Resources

November 2015. The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is working to advance the understanding, adoption and implementation of open educational resources (OER) practices at state and district levels.  This research represents the second phase of a 2014 initiative designed to explore the state of development and dissemination of OER, teaching materials licensed for free use…


Blended Learning Leaders Discuss their Roadmap for Success

October 2015. Are you considering a blended learning imitative for your school or district, or perhaps are in the early stages of implementation? In anticipation of the release of iNACOL's Blended Learning Roadmap this fall, this Leadership Webinar will provide you with the opportunity to engage with and learn from other leaders from the U.S. and Canada…


Supporting and Sustaining Blended Learning Throughout the Year

October 2015. How can educators ensure that learning is sustained throughout the year? In this Teacher Talk webinar, a panel of experienced teachers offered strategies on how to ensure that the excitement for blended learning that existed at the start of the school year is sustained throughout. The presenters represented organizations at different stages of implementation as…


Google Apps for Education: The Fresh Air Curriculum

September 2015. This iNACOL Teacher Talk webinar explored how you can use Google Apps for Education to turn your curriculum into a living, breathing document with the Fresh Air Curriculum. Recently featured in EdSurge, The Fresh Air Curriculum uses the live updating, collaborative nature of Google Drive combined, with a Google Site, Google Classroom and Gamification for a one-stop…


Realizing the Promise: Making Personalized Learning Accessible to All Learners

September 2015. Using blended and online learning to create personalized learning environments can provide the least restrictive, most tailored education for students with disabilities. However, new learning models must be designed with all learners in mind to realize that promise. Watch this webinar for a conversation with national experts on making blended and online learning accessible to students…


Why Minecraft? An Introduction to Minecraft in the Classroom

August 2015. Learn about how Minecraft is making its way into the classroom and connecting kids and literature. If you’re curious about what Minecraft is, or why it’s making its way into the classroom and minds of many, attend this webinar. iNACOL  welcomes Lee Graham, PhD, who teaches educational technology courses and maintains the Educational Technology Program at University of…