So many people at WeAreTeachers are nonetheless instructing or are former lecturers. We stay and breathe all issues schooling. Which means that our definition of enjoyable usually contains studying new instructing methods, nerding out on the most recent schooling analysis, and stalking schooling organizations’ web sites to see when our favourite schooling writers are talking. Listed here are 5 superior free or low-cost trainer occasions for February 2021.
We’re fairly exhausted. In any case, this college yr has pushed us all to the brink! That’s why something self-care associated is on the high of our precedence checklist this month. We’re so enthusiastic about this one-day on-line retreat for lecturers. On the agenda? Restorative yoga, journaling, and meditation. These papers you could grade can wait. Fill your individual cup!
February sixteenth, 6:30 CST
For those who love books and wish to meet up with different lecturers who do too, then it’s a must to come to this digital e-book membership. This month’s pic: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. It’s among the best books I’ve learn this previous yr. We particularly love that the dialogue questions are put out earlier than the assembly so we will take notes and discover proof within the textual content! (Sure. An English trainer is scripting this!).
Okay, so an enormous cause this made the checklist for us is that Dr. Douglas Fisher, creator of The Distance Studying Playbook, is talking (that e-book has been a lifesaver this yr!). We will’t wait to listen to him. And sure, there might be numerous analysis shared at this occasion, but additionally a ton of actionable methods for making on-line and hybrid studying extra enjoyable and interesting for our youngsters. The session we’re most enthusiastic about is Assessing Minds On-line: Utilizing Know-how, Suggestions, and Formative Evaluation.
February twenty fourth
We’re so excited for this one as a result of it’s all about making fairness extra than simply one other initiative at our colleges (sure, please!). Additionally, Kimberely Bryant, the Founder and CEO of Black Ladies Code, is talking. The 2 classes which can be on our radar: I Am Extra Than What You See: Methods for Actually Attending to Know Me and Advancing Fairness within the Midst of A number of Disaster. We love methods as a result of we will use them in our lecture rooms immediately, and we’d like all the assistance we will get with pandemic instructing!
February twenty fourth, 4:00-4:30 EST
In case you are brief on time and also you don’t wish to spend any cash, this one’s for you. On this digital session, only for lecturers, you’ll be taught meditations and in-the-moment-skills that will help you re-center and keep calm throughout traumatic moments. We’ve got a sense everybody goes to really feel quite a bit higher after! Plus, you possibly can take what you realized again to your college students.
Examine again subsequent month to see the 5 occasions we’re including to our calendars in March!
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