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ASCD Compiles Best Webinars for Professional Development in 2015

ASCD Compiles Best Webinars for Professional Developement in 2015

ASCD Is highlighting some of its best featured webinars of 2015 as part of its free webinar series that provides on-demand professional development.

Each webinar is led by a different expert or experts in education who each have a respective expertise in education; the best webinars of 2015 cover a variety of this year’s popular professional demand subjects.

The webinar Grading Smarter, Not Harder for example, is led by Myron Dueck, the author of Grading Smarter, Not Harder: Assessment Strategies That Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn. In this hour-long webinar, Dueck helps educators aspire to improve grading and assessment practices through addressing homework, alternative assessment, eliminating late penalties and zeroes, and the I Know I Am Close multiple-choice approach,” ASCD said.

Each webinar comes with its own set of resources to accompany the presentation, helping the webinars extend past the computer and into the classroom.

The Grading Smarter webinar provides templates and forms for teachers to refer to as examples of better practices in grading and assessments.

Other featured ASCD webinars of 2015 that aim to help improve classroom instruction include Formative Classroom Walkthroughs and Questioning for Classroom Discussion, among many more.

But not all of the webinars focus just on classroom instruction. Teach, Reflect, Learn: Building Your Capacity for Success in the Classroom focuses on how teachers can focus on themselves to “[t]ake the reins of your own professional learning, grow as a reflective practitioner, and build your capacity for success in the classroom with the strategies and approaches…”

To take advantage of these webinars, check out the full list of ASCD’s Best Webinars of 2015 here.

Article by Nicole Gorman, Education World Contributor

12/28/2015

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