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Oct 29, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tune Up Your Classroom Management: Hard Lessons Learned, Research and Neuroscience

The ability to run an ordered classroom is commonly ranked as one of the most important teacher dispositions, whether at the elementary, middle, or secondary grade level. We now know what tactics help students regulate emotions, engage them, and promote a pro-academic …

Presenter: Todd Finley
Feb 26, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Differentiation for the Busy Teacher (Grades 6-12)

Are you looking to differentiate instruction to meet the diverse needs of your students Do you have concerns about it being too time consuming and complicated, or about it not being “fair”? In this webinar these concerns and obstacles to differentiation will …

Presenter: Hollis Dannaham
Mar 06, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Infusing Your Classroom with Montessori Elements (Pre-school – 2nd)

Many of us have heard about the Montessori approach but don’t know much about it, or don’t think that it’s applicable to a typical yeshiva classroom. This session will provide teachers with an understanding of the methodology and approaches presented by Montessori …

Presenter: Yona Glass
Feb 12, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Differentiation for the Busy Teacher (Grades K-5)

Are you looking to differentiate instruction to meet the diverse needs of your students Do you have concerns about it being too time consuming and complicated, or about it not being “fair”? In this webinar these concerns and obstacles to differentiation will …

Presenter: Hollis Dannaham
Feb 06, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Making Chumash Come Alive in a Classroom of Diverse Learners

Teachers have to teach Chumash skills to diverse learners, so one-size-fits-all strategies do not always work. In this practical and creative workshop, learn about ways of teaching all of your students the skills they need to master the Chumash lesson, ways to …

Presenter: Etti Siegel
Jan 03, 2017 @ 8:30 - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

A+ for Teachers: Understanding and Creating Effective Assessments

Tests and quizzes are part and parcel of almost every learning environment, and information gleaned from assessment goes far beyond the letter or number grade. Teachers will learn how to use assessment information to effectively direct instruction both for the class and …

Presenter: Zipora Schuck
Nov 03, 2016 @ 8:30 - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Classroom Management and Proactive Practices

Get off to a strong start this year when it comes to classroom management. This workshop will cover specific strategies, procedures, and teaching techniques to effectively prevent classroom disruptions and allow for effective teaching.

Presenter: Mindy Rosenthal
Jan 06, 2016 @ 8:30 - 9:30 PM

The Math/Brain Connection: Using Current Cognitive Research to Inform Instruction for Struggling Math Learners

The results of ground-breaking brain research now play a role in early detection of future math learning disabilities allowing for targeted early intervention. This workshop will look at the spatial ordering system which governs qualitative number sense, how challenges manifest in the …

Presenter: Hollis Dannaham
Nov 17, 2015 @ 8:30 - 9:30 PM

Take Note: Note Taking Skills and Strategies

Do your students have trouble taking notes effectively? Are their notes acting as study tools? Become a game-changer  in the life of your students! This webinar will help you simplify and effectively give instruction for the use of guided notes, Cornell notes, …

Presenter: Zipora Schuck
Feb 24, 2015 @ 8:00 - 9:00 pm ET

The Art of Teaching Rashi to the Struggling Student: Demands and Strategies

What do we expect from our students when teaching Rashi in the elementary school classroom? What demands and expectations are built into a child’s decoding and comprehension of Rashi and where are the breakdowns for children who struggle? This webinar examines the …

Presenter: Sara Chaya Farbstein
May 13, 2014 @ 8:00-9:00pm

Guided Reading in the Early Grades

Guided Reading, a teaching approach used with a small group of students, is designed to help individual students read increasingly challenging texts over time. This webinar will focus on the specific elements of a guided reading lesson. Participants will learn how to …

Presenter: Hadassah Berg
Nov 05, 2013 @ 8:00-9:00pm

Creating Socially Healthy and Welcoming Classrooms – The Best Bully-Buster!

In this webinar, teachers will consider pro-active approaches that build a sense of community and caring in the classroom.  Particular attention will be paid to the unique contribution the teacher can and should make in setting the emotional tone in the classroom.  …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
Mar 13, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Internet Treasures and Tools for Literacy and Writing

A variety of free, online technologies exist to help scaffold the writing process for students of all ages. This HSWOW webinar will show teachers a toolkit of websites to help them differentiate their instruction for learners who are struggling with organization, grammar, …

Presenter: Jeannie Crowley
Feb 13, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Higher Order Thinking

Frequently misunderstood and always a concern of school administrators, Higher Order Cognition (HOC) is a very important pathway of learning.  Teachers want to emphasize the importance of higher order thinking in their lesson planning but often they don’t understand the different aspects …

Presenter: Karen Kruger
Nov 14, 2012 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ecology of the Classroom

Interactions between people and their environment, also known as ecology, must also be considered when thinking about student success in the classroom. Classroom ecology has a major impact on student achievement. Now that school has been underway for a few months, we …

Presenter: Kate Sussman
Feb 29, 2012 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

What’s the Big Idea: Developing Reading Comprehension Skills

Reading comprehension, the process of constructing meaning through active interaction with a text, is the ultimate goal of reading instruction. This HSWOW webinar will focus on various areas of reading comprehension, such as predictions and prior knowledge, questioning, summarization, think-aloud and visualization, …

Presenter: Hadassah Berg
Nov 30, 2011 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Internet Treasures and Tools

Technology plays a major social and educational role in schools today. This HSWOW webinar will show teachers how to capitalize on their students’ love of technology to improve their educational outcomes. An abundance of FREE educational resources and web 2.0 tools will be introduced …

Presenter: Faigy Ravitz
May 17, 2011 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Assessment and Differentiated Instruction

For differentiation to happen, teachers need to gather and utilize information about their students. Information should relate to students’ readiness, interests, and learning profiles. Pre-, formative and summative assessments provide teachers with the data to plan meaningful learning experiences for all students. …

Presenter: Dr. Jane Gertler
Mar 02, 2011 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Non Frontal Review Techniques for the Classroom

Do you want to add more games and other fun activities to your classroom repertoire? Research shows that kids learn better when they enjoy what they learn. When students play games with material that they are learning, they take ownership and generalize …

Presenter: Rivkah Dahan
Feb 09, 2011 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Teaching Reading to Students with Diverse Reading Levels

This course will focus on the complex skill of reading. The stages of reading development will be explored as well as the various methods to teach reading to children at different levels. A focus of the session will be on the creation …

Presenter: Amy Goldman
Dec 15, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Mid-Year Modifications to Your Classroom to Enhance Student Success

It’s December. Now that you’re familiar with your students, this is the perfect time to step back and ask “How can I modify my classroom to further enhance my student’s success?” Using a neurodevelopmental lens, we will consider the demands involved with …

Presenter: Karen Kruger
Nov 17, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Core Classroom Practices in Judaic and General Studies that Reflect an Appreciation for All Kinds of Learners in the Classroom

Good teaching utilizes a number of core instructional techniques to manage individual student difference in the classroom. By identifying and utilizing these core strategies, and understanding their neurodevelopment underpinnings, both targeted individual students and whole classes will benefit.

Presenter: Judah Weller
Nov 03, 2010 @

How to Ask Questions that Stimulate Students to Think and Learn

When you hear an expert teacher question students it may sound deceptively easy. It is not. Learning how to ask powerful questions of students is a very valuable skill and like any other skill, takes time and deliberate practice to develop. In …

Presenter: Claire Wurtzel
May 03, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Cooperative Learning: A Way to Differentiate Your Instruction and Enhance Your Students’ Engagement (part 1)

Cooperative learning is an approach to learning that has attracted national attention. It is designed to support high levels of engagement within carefully designed small groups of learners. Many teachers need support in order to develop and implement effective cooperative learning strategies. …

Presenter: Harriet Lenk
May 10, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Cooperative Learning: A Way to Differentiate Your Instruction and Enhance Your Students’ Engagement (part 2)

Cooperative learning is an approach to learning that has attracted national attention. It is designed to support high levels of engagement within carefully designed small groups of learners. Many teachers need support in order to develop and implement effective cooperative learning strategies. …

Presenter: Harriet Lenk
Apr 14, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Reading Comprehension Strategy Instruction: Enhancing Understanding of Text

Reading is about understanding and processing; therefore, without comprehension, real reading does not occur. Learn effective comprehension strategies to help your students access prior knowledge, set a purpose for reading, organize information and make meaningful connections to narrative and expository text. This …

Presenter: Dr. Jane Gertler
Dec 09, 2009 @

Transitions

Transitions happen all the time. Most adults have learned to cope and strategize, either from past experiences or by seeking support from people and resources. Children, on the other hand, require the teacher’s leadership, support and explanation to cope with the variety …

Presenter: Andrea Rousso
Mar 25, 2009 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Analyzing Your Teaching Style

Participants will briefly analyze their own neuro-developmental profiles. They will identify strengths weaknesses and strategies that they use in their teaching and consider the primary neuro-developmental demands of their teaching style for either the subject that they teach or an upcoming lesson. The material …

Presenter: Karen Kruger