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Two Webinars for De-stressing You and Your Students as You Prep for the New School Year

Chill Ooouuut…

It was a tough spring and the new school year promises to continue to put teachers and learners to the test. 

Breathe. Stretch. Treat yourself right. You got this…and we got YOU! Sign up today for two webinars designed to help you start the new school year with strategies for you and your students.

Webinar 1: From Chaos to Calm – Yoga and Mindfulness for You and Your Students

Using the best yoga and mindfulness tools, learn to navigate whatever the fall might look like! Kids’ yogi, recording artist, and mindfulness expert Bari Koral is beloved for her casual and fun approaches to creating peace and calm in the classroom. And for this session, she’ll be joined by Gab Lemon, a classroom teacher who’s been using the techniques with her students. She’ll share her view “from the trenches.”

Ready for something magical in your pocket, like a quick mindfulness technique to get you ready for the next class? Join us.

Want to learn a great yoga break kids love to use to burn off some energy and come right back to focus? Bari will share tools that you can incorporate instantly to help create a magical discipline in your in-person or virtual classroom. She will also share 5 techniques you can use to calm anxiety in minutes. You’ll leave with amazing new tools for your toolbox, and you’ll be ready to support your students (and yourself) when you get back to the “classroom.”

Please bring some colored markers or pencils for one of Bari’s favorite mindfulness games that can bring calm in literally seconds.

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           Bari Koral                                                  Gab Lemon

Join us and get a “Grab and Go” strategy to…chill.

Educators only, please: teachers, student teachers, paraprofessionals, building and district leaders.

Wednesday, July 15th, 7:00 – 8:00 EDT.

 


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Want to Prevent Summer Melt? Put Some Passion Into It.

“Passion Projects and Genius Hour”

Join us for the final session of this spring’s open mic webinar series.

If any of these statements could have come from your lips, join us and get a “Grab and Go” strategy to  uncover your students’ passions and develop their skills.
“I’ve got to keep the kids engaged right to the end.”
“Parents are asking me for ways to keep the learning going over the summer.”
“I’m afraid that #learnfromhome is still in our future. I need some fresh ways for kids to follow their own interests AND stick with the curriculum–so I can be the best version of me next year.”
Register now and add some passion and genius hour to your teaching repertoire.

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“I want the learning to be social.”

Q: How do I design virtual assignments that get my kids working together?

 

A: Teachers have answers…and they’re “steppin’ to the mic” to share them. Join us for “Grab and Go” strategies for your classroom.

 


“Collaborative Work for Distance Learning”

Join us for Session 4 in our Open Mic webinar series.

Register now and add some collaboration, interaction, and FUN to boost your online teaching repertoire and increase student participation.


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Reaching Every Learner During School Closures

“I MUST reach all my students.”

In the midst of a global pandemic teachers are desperate to reach students with limited access to technology and students with specific learning needs.

TeachersConnect brought together four powerful teacher experts to share how they’re currently doing it. Each teacher shared activities and techniques they’re using with their students every day–and then took questions from the audience to help them take the technique to their own classrooms. In the words of one attendee: 

“You just made my teaching day…I can do this!”

See the highlight video below, or login at https://www.teachersconnect.online/ to view the entire webinar series for free.

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Coronavirus Rx for Ed Open Mic Sessions 3 and 4

 

There are two questions we keep hearing from teachers:

  1. How do I reach every learner?
  2. How do I plan lessons and activities that require students to work collaboratively?

 

Teachers have answers…and they’re “steppin’ to the mic” to share them. Join us for “Grab and Go” strategies for your classroom.

 

Session 3: “Reaching Every Learner”

Register now if you’re determined to provide powerful online learning experiences to:

  • English Language Learners
  • Students with IEPs and other special needs
  • Students with limited access to technology
  • Students experiencing depression, trauma, or a lack of motivation

Session 4: “Collaborative Projects for Distance Learning”

Register now if you’ve been wondering how to design assignments and activities that require students to work together–and from a distance.

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Coronavirus Rx for Ed Session 2: Generating Engagement and Motivation when Learning is Online–and Sometimes Optional

You Might Be Asking:

How do you keep your students focused, motivated, and engaged when assignments are optional and “class” is online?

The Solution:

Collaborate. Share. Ask. Validate. From a safe distance:-)

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Coronavirus Rx for Ed Session 1: A Live Webinar Series and Educator Community to Keep the Learning Going

Right now…

…you’re being pulled in all directions: be flexible, be creative, be resilient, support students and families (take care of yours), and be a masterful online teacher.

You Might Be Asking:

What’s an educator to do in this Coronavirus moment with a whole new set of demands?

The Solution:

Collaborate. Share. Ask. Validate. From a safe distance.

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TeachersConnect to Become a Paid Membership Community

Changes Take Effect January 16th, 2020

Join for as little as $2/month

(Update: Due to urgent teacher need in the context of Coronavirus school cancellations, TeachersConnect is now payment-optional.)

Like all great teachers, we know it’s important to pause for a few minutes each day to just listen–to students, to colleagues, to family. As 2019 rolled into 2020, we paused and listened–to you–as you described in interviews, emails, and surveys what you love about TeachersConnect. Here’s what you shared: Continue reading TeachersConnect to Become a Paid Membership Community

Every Question Needs an Answer!

It can take bravery to ask a question, even on a website full of people who want to be helpful. We are working to encourage that bravery by ensuring that every question gets at least one timely and thoughtful response. Want to lend a hand?

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Join our growing group of Rapid Responders, teachers who have volunteered to help us make sure that every question gets an answer. Just fill out this form to sign up and we will start emailing you twice a week to alert you to new questions. We know things in the life of a teacher are always busy, so you will never be under any obligation to respond. Together, we’re going to ensure that every teacher gets quick and helpful answers—and that teaching is never again a solo activity.