Virtual Events

Past Event Recordings

Never has technology taken on a greater role in education, and at no time has there been more pressure to get it right

The challenges created by distance learning have put a sharp lens on the lack of access equity for students (and their families).  Fortunately, the problems are not insurmountable, and districts are finding solutions to connect all or nearly all their learners. In this Learning Counsel virtual discussion, find out what successful school leaders and smart tech companies are doing to ensure that every learner has access to the same high-quality education.

“So, the first thing that has to happen is to ask, what do you have? Is it just documents, is it short form digital, which is professional grade stuff, is it long form digital?"


When schools open to a hybrid learning model this Fall, many parents report that their children will not be returning. It is incumbent upon schools to not only provide a superior learning environment, but to be able to communicate that value to parents. In this episode of the Learning Counsel’s Dawn of New Strategies discussions, two leading California districts discuss their strategies for retaining their students during this time of pandemic recovery.

Teachers have always been at the center of learning, but what we’re finding is teachers have become even more important as the world has been forced to virtual learning

With the uncertainty about the Fall opening of schools, the smart money says you need to be able to provide instant remote, built for any student and any staff member. In this episode of the Learning Counsel’s Back to (e)School Tactics Discussions series, education leaders from large and small districts as well as charter schools discuss their strategies to successfully provide on-demand remote learning.

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, learning progress is being made in small ways as well as at-scale. These national education professionals are all leaders in the digital transition, and you’ll be amazed at the ways they have created to continue their progress and move towards personalized workflow learning, enabling their students to grab learning with Uber-like efficiency

If you throw a dozen balls in the air and keep them from touching the ground, while at the same time spinning a dozen plates at the end of wooden sticks, all while driving and texting at night on a rain-soaked highway, you still wouldn’t approach the complexity of figuring the variables for physical space and time rearrangement needed for America’s newest experiment in education – the age of the hybrid school. In this episode of the Learning Counsel’s Back to (e)school Tactics Discussions series, education leaders from some of the nation’s top districts discuss their plans – and how they were able to fill in the missing pieces to begin the process of a return, such as it is, to school this Fall.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, districts reported that social emotional issues were their number one pressure point. Now that districts are forced to deliver learning remotely, the need for social emotional learning is even higher. In this Learning Counsel Crossroads Virtual Discussion, some of the nation’s most successful districts share their SEL strategies

Studies identify the optimum screen time for children, and most schools are very careful to adhere to the guidelines. Even so, the question of screen time is never far in the background, especially during this time of COVID-19 and forced virtual learning. In this episode of the Learning Counsel’s Crossroads virtual discussions, you’ll hear some of America’s leading experts in virtual learning address the problem.