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What we know about teaching and assessing creativity
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT TEACHING AND ASSESSING CREATIVITY
September 23-23, 2020
This webinar is the fourth in a series by Pearson entitled, “Skills for Today.” Each webinar summarises what is currently known about teaching and assessing collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, communication, self-management, and leadership skills.Stewart D'Silva is the Cons...

EcoRise: Sustainability in the Remote Classroom
ECORISE: SUSTAINABILITY IN THE REMOTE CLASSROOM
September 23-23, 2020
Join EcoRise staff and experienced educators to explore best practices for integrating sustainability lessons and activities into your Remote Classroom using research-based methods. In this interactive learning experience, we will explore an EcoRise remote lesson and discuss strategies that can be u...

FEL 24: Teaching and Learning Resources for Endangered Languages
FEL 24: TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCES FOR ENDANGERED LANGUAGES
September 23-23, 2020
The conference will include presentations that focus on the types of teaching resources that are appropriate for endangered language situations, and the roles they can play in the support for and revitalization of endangered languages. Presentations will also explore how such resources can contribut...

How to Move from Reactive to Proactive Virtual Learning
HOW TO MOVE FROM REACTIVE TO PROACTIVE VIRTUAL LEARNING
September 23-23, 2020
K-12 schools across the country moved to remote learning with lightning speed in the spring of 2020. Now, with many schools continuing virtual instruction in the fall or using hybrid schedules, districts seek to approach it with as much thoughtfulness and intention as possible. In this webinar, you&...

Thinkful Webinar | Data Science Basics: Machine Learning
THINKFUL WEBINAR | DATA SCIENCE BASICS: MACHINE LEARNING
September 24-24, 2020
Join us for this interactive workshop as we break down everything that aspiring data scientists need to know about machine learning and how to apply that knowledge with Python.

Beyond Pedagogy: Infusing Equity into Your Syllabus, Assignments, and Course Content
BEYOND PEDAGOGY: INFUSING EQUITY INTO YOUR SYLLABUS, ASSIGNMENTS, AND COURSE CONTENT
September 24-24, 2020
Have you integrated inclusive pedagogies into your teaching and wonder what’s next? Are you ready to be more intentional about making your assignments and course content more equity-minded? This Magna Online Seminar will identify evidence-based approaches to add equity-minded content and impro...

Padletry: Designing collaborative activities for engaged learning
PADLETRY: DESIGNING COLLABORATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR ENGAGED LEARNING
September 25-25, 2020
Padlet, a web-based whiteboard tool, is used for teaching and learning in the Faculty of Arts to promote student-centred and active learning. Drawing on examples shared from the Arts Faculty, this session will demonstrate the creative possibilities of this versatile tool to assist with directing dis...

Increasing Student Engagement, Persistence, and Success Online Using Emotion Science
INCREASING STUDENT ENGAGEMENT, PERSISTENCE, AND SUCCESS ONLINE USING EMOTION SCIENCE
October 06-06, 2020
Emotions are strongly linked to how we pay attention, focus, engage, remember, and learn. This online seminar will present practical strategies for putting the power of emotions to work in online classes to help capture and hold students’ attention, better engage students in their learning, an...

Using the KeyMaths3 Diagnostic Assessment and Essential Resources
USING THE KEYMATHS3 DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT AND ESSENTIAL RESOURCES
October 13-13, 2020
Join consultant psychologist Stewart D'Silva as he discusses the KeyMaths3 Diagnostic Assessment and Essential Resources - a comprehensive maths assessment to measure maths proficiency, monitor student progress, and support development through a comprehensive intervention system.

Active Remote Learning: Keeping Students Engaged and Motivated
ACTIVE REMOTE LEARNING: KEEPING STUDENTS ENGAGED AND MOTIVATED
October 14-14, 2020
This event is part of a three-session series that will highlight both pedagogical and technical strategies for effectively implementing active learning in your remote classroom. Learn about how to better engage your students in the learning process while also connecting with other faculty and learni...

SPOTLIGHT

K-12 schools across the country moved to remote learning with lightning speed in the spring of 2020. Now, with many schools continuing virtual instruction in the fall or using hybrid schedules, districts seek to approach it with as much thoughtfulness and intention as possible. In this webinar, you&