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Mar 14, 2023 @ 8:30 pm

The Fundamentals of Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a research-based framework that teachers use to design lessons that reduce barriers and increase access to learning for all students. This webinar will introduce the main ideas and key concepts of UDL, which can be used …

Presenter: Dr. Debra Drang
Feb 28, 2023 @ 8:30 pm

Reading and the Brain – Comprehension

To be a successful reader, your students’ brains are required to orchestrate a variety of cognitive domains for each part of the reading process. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to look into what cognitive domains are required for reading …

Presenter: Hollis Dannaham
Feb 13, 2023 @ 8:30 pm

Learning Gemara- A Task Analysis

Learning Gemara is a complex task involving many cognitive functions and academic skills. Lack of experience or a deficiency in any one of these functions or skills can make the experience of learning Gemara an overwhelming task for a student. In this …

Presenter: Rabbi Avi Wasser
Jan 10, 2023 @ 8:30 pm

Reading and the Brain – Decoding and Fluency

To be a successful reader, your students’ brains are required to orchestrate a variety of cognitive domains for each part of the reading process. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to look into what cognitive domains are required for reading …

Presenter: Hollis Dannaham
Nov 15, 2022 @ 8:30 pm

Taking Assessments to the Next Level

Assessing student learning is critical for student growth, and the variety of assessment options yields great opportunities. This webinar utilizes psychological research as well as pedagogical experience to shed light on how school leaders and teachers may choose the types of assessments …

Presenter: Tamar Appel
Nov 01, 2017 @ 8:30 pm -9:30 pm (Eastern)

ABCs of Advocacy: How to be your child’s best advocate

If you have discovered that your child has difficulties with learning or paying attention, or you are beginning to suspect that he or she does, you might be wondering what you can do to make sure that your child is getting the …

Presenter: Susan Schwartz
Feb 22, 2017 @ 8:30 - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Fostering Essential Traits for Learning – growth mindset, grit and motivation

Current cognitive research has shown that there are three specific nonacademic skills that are essential for student success. In this workshop participants will learn about the research on Grit, Growth Mindset, and Motivation and how this information can be translated into classroom …

Presenter: Hollis Dannaham
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
May 21, 2013 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Memory

Why is my child able to remember the names of all the students in his class and all the teachers in his school, but he can’t recall the multiplication facts? Or, why does my daughter remember all her cousins’ and aunts’ and …

Presenter: Karen Kruger
Nov 02, 2011 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Meta Cognition and Self-Advocacy

Students who struggle in school are often very receptive to understanding their individual learning styles: where they have strengths, what are their weaknesses, and which strategies help them become successful in school. This HSWOW webinar will focus on different ways to teach …

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

Helping Students Discover How They Learn

Helping children to understand how they learn is as important, if not more important, than the content they are learning. In this webinar, we will explore ways to incorporate “learning about learning” into lessons we are already teaching and also discuss developing …

Presenter: Kelli Pollack
Dec 01, 2009 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kriyah: Developing an Effective Management Plan for Building Kriyah Skills

By understanding the neurodevelopmental demands of Kriyah, participants will be able to pinpoint specific weaknesses and develop a comprehensive management plan for building skills. Considerations for second language learning (decoding only) will also be discussed.

Presenter: Judah Weller
Oct 28, 2009 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m

How To Talk To Children About Their Learning Strengths and Struggles

Helping children understand their unique strengths and struggles is an essential part of teaching and learning. Utilizing short case scenarios, we will discuss such topics as how to help a child understand complex ideas regarding their learning; How to personalize learning as …

Presenter: Kelli Pollack
Mar 18, 2009 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Analyzing A Lesson

Participants will use the neuro-developmental constructs to examine which constructs are primarily demanded in one of their lessons. They will also prepare strategies for their students who struggle with the primary neuro-developmental demands of the lesson. The class will analyze a lesson …

Presenter: Karen Kruger
Mar 30, 2009 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

An Overview of How We Learn (Repeat)

This course will discuss the various pathways of learning and how they interact with each other to form a learning profile of strengths and weaknesses. The pathways include attention, memory, language, organization, social cognition, neuro-motor functioning and higher-order thinking. Utilizing hands-on activities, …

Presenter: Claire Wurtzel
Feb 24, 2009 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

An Overview of How We Learn

This course will discuss the various pathways of learning and how they interact with each other to form a learning profile of strengths and weaknesses. The pathways include attention, memory, language, organization, social cognition, neuro-motor functioning and higher-order thinking. Utilizing hands-on activities, …

Presenter: Claire Wurtzel