Are you looking for ways to keep your students engaged during the extended school closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak? Below you’ll find a variety of free resources designed to help schools evaluate and prepare for providing students with learning continuity.
Learning Continuity Webinars
NCVPSTalks Professional Development will feature a combination of focused Office Hours, along with Interactive Conversation Webinars
Join us for Office Hours! Office Hours are structured as Question and Answer time to assist educators as they transition to online learning. They are smaller groups to ensure that support is specific and targeted.
Webinar: “I Have Begun Building My Course, Now How Do I Effectively Use Technology to Deliver Content?”
This session provides participants with the most effective ways in which to deliver content using technology. These are the nuts and bolts, and this session includes specific examples of technology-delivered content. This session will also explain how the instructional materials should align with module/unit objectives.
Webinar: “I Have Begun Building Modules For My Course, Now How Do I Provide a Variety of Activities?”
This session will introduce participants to current technology/tools that support student learning and the importance of alignment with learning objectives. These tools facilitate student engagement in the course and promote active learning. This session will introduce participants to the top 5 tools used in NCVPS courses and why these are effective.
Webinar: “Making the Shift from Face-to-Face to Online: How Do I Communicate Effectively and Maintain Positive Relationships with Students?”
This session provides the best practices for being an effective online teacher. This bridges the gap between teaching in the face-to-face classroom and interacting with students in their online environment. Additionally, this session provides successful ways in which to communicate with students and parents. It equips participants with an understanding of how communication and feedback are key to developing positive relationships with students.
Webinar: “How Do I Effectively Teach a World Language Online?”
This session provides best practices for teaching a world language in an online environment. Participants will learn how to structure the online course so that it incorporates listening, interpreting and speaking.
This session provides the best practices for teaching PE in an online environment. This will introduce participants to effective course materials, online tools and ways in which to provide evidence of physical activity.
This session provides the best practices for teaching Art in an online environment. This session will introduce participants to effective course materials and instructional methods. This session will also explain how to appropriately cite instructional materials in order not to infringe on copyright.
Join the Burroughs Wellcome Fund NC Regional Teachers of the Year as they lead an interactive conversation on how to use a variety of technology tools to transform your face-to-face classroom into a digital learning hub!
Webinar: “Google Classroom: Tips for Making Your Classroom a Digital Learning Hub”
From Face-to-Face to Virtual – Tips and Tricks for Successful Transitioning
Join us for this interactive conversation focused on sharing best practices for digitizing your content and supporting students in learning online. Leave with a toolkit of resources to bring your face-to-face classroom into the virtual world!
We’d love to hear from you. Whether you have a question about our course catalog, registration, or something more specific, our team is ready to answer your questions.
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