Events

2017

Apr
05

Building Educator Capacity through Micro-credentials and the Tennessee Micro-credential Pilot

Micro-credentials provide educators with competency-based recognition for the skills they learn throughout their careers. This presentation features Jennifer Kabaker from Digital Promise, the organization leading the development of a micro-credential ecosystem, and Machel Mills from the Tennessee Department of Education; Tennessee is piloting micro-credentialing to support relicensure.

2017

Feb
28

Balancing State Support & Pressure to Promote Competency-Based Education

On February 28, 2017 the Regional Deeper Learning Initiative hosted a Cross State Conversation on CBE featuring David Ruff, Executive Director of the Great Schools Partnership, and Mary Ann Snider, Deputy Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Education. In this recording, David provided a framework and explained key considerations for implementing professional development around CBE. Mary Ann presented specific strategies planned and underway in Rhode Island to strengthen teacher capacity—including the development of 100 “champion” educators involved in developing and sharing resources.

2016

Jun
29

New Hampshire’s CBE Journey

On June 29, 2016 the Regional Deeper Learning Initiative hosted its 3rd Cross State Conversation on CBE featuring Paul Leather, Deputy Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Education. In this recording Paul Leather shares how New Hampshire developed its competency-based education (CBE) work over two decades, and offers in-depth information about how his state has approached measuring learner competencies and developed a pilot next-generation accountability model. This recording is 60 minutes in length.

2016

Oct
25

iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

This annual learning conference, hosted by iNACOL, provides opportunities to explore and network with experts on personalized and blended learning. More than 3,400 experts from around the world and over 200 distinct sessions are geared to guide all attendees in their professional learning pathways.

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2016

Jul
28

Cultivating Curiosity in Your Classroom

In this webinar, Dr. Wendy Ostroff, author of the ASCD book, Cultivating Curiosity in K–12 Classrooms: How to Promote and Sustain Deep Learning, will describe how you can create a structured, student-centered environment that allows for openness and surprise, where inquiry guides authentic learning.

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2016

Jul
28

Blended Learning: Recommendations and Resources Webinar

This Google Hangout will share the latest action-oriented recommendations and resources from The Learning Accelerator (TLA) to help schools successfully implement blended and personalized learning at scale. TLA partner Kira Keane will provide an overview of critical issues and highlight the free tools available to overcome challenges.

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2016

Jun
28

Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains

In this ASCD webinar, presenters will discuss a practical framework for helping school-age students across all grade levels and content areas become metacognitive learners.

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2016

Jun
21

Leading Blended and Digital Learning: Creating a Culture Starts with Principals

Future Ready Schools, a collaboration between the Alliance for Excellent Education and the U.S. Department of Education, is hosting this webinar as part of a one-stop hub of professional learning opportunities for school leaders.

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2016

Mar
23

Deeper Learning 2016 Conference

DL2016 is the fourth annual gathering of educators focused on creating more opportunities for students to learn deeply. Please find more information on the event's website: http://www.deeper-learning.org/dl2016

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2016

Feb
02

Teaching for Deeper Learning for All Students

The Alliance for Excellent Education is partnering with the National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future for this webinar. The theme is “Teaching for Deeper Learning for All Students”. Please find more information on the Alliance for Excellent Education's website: http://all4ed.org/webinar-event/feb-2-16/.

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2015

Aug
17

A Northeast Region View of Competency-Based Learning

Join the growing national and regional conversation about competency-based learning, a reform in which students must demonstrate mastery of content to earn credit and to graduate. For more information or to register, visit REL Northeast & Island's website.

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