Past Virtual Events

Learning Counsel flash internet seminars are designed to be rapid researched-based professional development for education executives and administrators. Leaders in edtech and district and school transformation share their experience, best-practices and tools on how they are making the shift.

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Past Event Recordings

Trying times mean leadership is challenged to proactively create positivity. Just showing up is sometimes fraught with difficulty for both teachers and students.  Staff could end up in quarantine at any time.  With every day bringing more uncertainty, embodying resiliency helps staff, educators, students and their parents keep pushing for achievement.  What sort of education plans are helping with this?  What sort of talking points are leaders using to drive these plans forward daily?  

Here in the Great Northwest of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, populations may be sparse but academic talent abounds. This discussion is all about methods for success, and these three administrators keep the ideas coming fast and furious(ly). If you only watch one video, this is the one. It is chock full of great solutions. (But since you’re watching, watch them all. Your students [and their parents] will thank you for it).

Learning to go virtual and connecting with kids is no small feat. In this presentation, you’ll hear the team from Albany School District in Wyoming explain the very successful strategy they chose to make it happen.

What if you could set up a virtual school from scratch, using best practices plus everything that we’ve learned since the start of the pandemic? For Dr. Sherawn Reberry, Principal at the Virtual School House in West Ada School District, Idaho, that is exactly what occurred.

Whatever your role in the selection and management of digital curriculum and systems, you can be confident that your area of responsibility has been well-informed from this valuable resource.

Take advantage of the resources around you. In the world of digital curriculum, understanding is the key to an increased learning opportunity for every student. Don’t miss this amazing presentation and download your copy of the new EduJedi Dictionary.

The business of verifying lifelong learning is changing. As a student (or lifelong learner), how do you present and verify what you have learned? The days of requesting a paper transcript are long past. In today’s world, it is important to be able to present, digitally, a more complete presentation of what you have learned, and what your skills are above and beyond the grades you earned in high school.

Don’t miss this look at the future of the Comprehensive Learner Record, being built today in North Dakota.

With the challenges of online and hybrid learning, every school and district needs the single sign-on ease and security capabilities of ClassLink. And measuring engagement is crucial. Without the proper analytic tools to understand what your students are doing, your teachers are flying blind.

Engaging virtual learners is much more challenging than engaging students in your classroom. In fact, Learning Counsel research gleaned from the 2020 Digital Transition Survey completed in Late October indicates that online engagement is the most arduous challenge faced by teachers in remote and hybrid learning models. Fortunately, the gang from Laramie High School is here to share their tips, tricks and secrets to engaging their students virtually.

There's a whole thing about how tech motivates that if you just sort of opened your eyes and you start looking at the software you're using, you'll understand. The appeal to the mind of the student to navigate and be involved has a lot of variation based on age and also motivation.

You’ll want to watch every minute of this powerful presentation, as Diffenbaugh takes you through the LEARNER acronym. Listen, Empower, Analyze, Resources, Needs and Relationships. It’s a different world, and you’ll need every inch of knowledge you can get for yourself and your students. Enjoy!

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