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Teaching Lab Webinars on Strategies in COVID-19

Teaching and learning in a remote and/or hybrid learning context is not the same as teaching in-person. Teaching Lab facilitators and educators from the field will ground these learning opportunities in: Chief Council for State School Officers’ Restart and Recovery: Considerations for Teaching and Learning guidance, Teaching Lab’s Distance and Hybrid Learning Principles, Student Achievement Partner’s 2020–21 Priority Instructional Content in English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics, and WI’s Model to Inform Culturally Responsive Practices and Equity during COVID 19 District Checklist. 

Help! I’m Stuck in a Boring Box of Zoom!

Teaching and learning in a remote and/or hybrid learning context is not the same as teaching in-person. Attend this webinar to learn research-based practices and strategies to engage students so they don’t feel like they are stuck in a “boring box of Zoom.”

Participants will learn from examples from real educators that answer the following questions : What does it look like to...

  • Prepare students for a rapid switch from hybrid to remote or in-person to hybrid or fully remote?
  • Check for understanding for elementary/middle/high school students?
  • Give students opportunities to build strong relationships with one another and their teachers?
  • Support families with unequal access to technology + related tools?

Slides: Student Engagement in Remote & Hybrid Contexts

    Student Engagement in Remote & Hybrid Contexts from Teaching Lab on Vimeo.

    Help! I Don’t Know What to Prioritize to Teach!

    Teaching Lab will elevate voices from the field to highlight best practices for using ELA/mathematics high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) in remote and hybrid learning environments. Attend this webinar to learn about concrete ways district and CESA level leaders are leveraging their HQIM to engage students and educators in both remote and hybrid learning experiences.

    Participants will learn from examples from educators using EL Education and Illustrative Math materials that answer the following questions : What does it look like to...

    • Prioritize ELA and math content standards?
    • Engage students in rigorous content?
    • Support educators to use HQIM in remote or hybrid contexts?

    Slides: Using High Quality Instructional Materials in Remote and Hybrid Instruction

      Using High Quality Instructional Materials in Remote and Hybrid Instruction from Teaching Lab on Vimeo.

      Important Now More Than Ever: Culturally Responsive Teaching in Remote or Hybrid Instruction

      Teaching Lab will elevate voices from the field to highlight best practices for integrating culturally-responsive teaching practices into using high-quality instructional materials in a remote or hybrid learning context.

      Participants will learn from examples from educators to answer the following questions: What does it look like to..

      • Examine teacher identities that help or hinder students?
      • Embed culturally-responsive teaching practices into the content areas? Into the use of HQIM?
      • Center cultural-responsiveness in remote and hybrid environments?

      Slides: Culturally Responsive Teaching in Remote or Hybrid Instruction

      Culturally Responsive Teaching in Remote or Hybrid Instruction from Teaching Lab on Vimeo.