Webinars and Archives

Engage with school improvement specialists and stakeholders on lessons learned, new ideas, and research related to school turnaround.

Archived Webinars

Improving Access and Outcomes for Advanced Placement Courses

This webinar focused on strategies for improving the participation and passage rates in AP courses and exams, particularly for underserved minority students. Glendale (AZ) Union High School District staff described how they increased student participation in and passing scores on AP exams by...

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
10:30 am PST / 12:30 pm EST

Parent Engagement and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

How can parents support their children at home and in their communities as teachers implement the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics? Presenters Karen Mayfield-Ingram and Grace Coates focused on effective practices for creating parent engagement programs that include diverse communities...

Wednesday, March 05, 2014
2:30 pm PST / 5:30 pm EST

Depth of Knowledge and Critical Thinking

This webinar introduced Webb's four Depth of Knowledge (DOK) levels and explained how each level grows in cognitive complexity. Using this concept, the presenters provided educators with strategies for integrating technology and create more cognitively engaging and challenging tasks in the...

Thursday, February 13, 2014
3:30 pm PST / 6:30 pm EST

Blending Math Instruction for Elementary Grades

This webinar featured an elementary level math teacher and elementary level technology specialist discussing the concept of blended learning—combining digital curricula and tools with face-to-face instruction—for elementary grades. They discussed the growing popularity of this approach and the...

Thursday, February 13, 2014
10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST

Webinar Archives

Access archived presentations and discussions from specialists and practitioners in the field of school improvement and turnaround. Each archived webinar includes questions, discussions, and accompanying resources from the original live webinar.