Professional  Learning

NEI REMOTE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We are excited to announce and rollout a series of professional development opportunities for instructional staff. These trainings will be conducted through Zoom and recorded for those who are unable to attend the live session(s). Interested participants can register for the training(s) and time(s) that best work with their schedule through the appropriate links to Sign Up Genius. Zoom meeting information will be distributed to registered participants either the evening before or the morning of the training.

Below you will find the list of trainings for the month April 2020, their descriptions, and links to register:

Angry Teachers: What. Can We Learn from Angry Birds about Engaging Students?
Thursday, April 9 at 9:00am – 10:00am  and 4:00pm– 5:00pm EST

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Everything you need to know about teaching you can learn from Angry Birds. You know, the game where the birds are angry because the pigs have stolen the birds’ eggs and other valuables. We are all addicted to this game! Now if only we could ensure that our classrooms are always safe spaces to practice new strategies, offer students a range of possibilities for how to succeed in their learning, give our students constant feedback, and support knowledge transfer within and among our courses. Come to this webinar and learn how.

Creating Student-Owned Learning Opportunities
Tuesday, April 7 at 10:00am – 11:00am EST
Wednesday, April 8 at 10:30am – 11:00am EST
Thursday, April 9 at 2:00pm– 3:00pm  EST
Friday, April 10 at 10:00am – 11:00am and 1:00pm – 2:00pm
EST

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Hyperdocs allow teachers to develop student-owned learning opportunities that includes all kinds of multimedia and allows for easy differentiation.  We will take an in-depth look at developing Hyperdocs as a tool for student-owned learning.

Flip into a Pod
Wednesday, April 8 at 4:00pm – 5:00pm  EST
Thursday, April 9 at 12:00pm – 1:00pm  EST
Friday, April 10 at 12:00pm – 1:00pm  EST

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You may have heard a lot about FlipGrid and a lot about Nearpod, but haven’t had the time to really get to understand how these two platforms work. Come join in on the fun as we learn the platforms and “smash” them together!

Remote Social-Emotional Learning
Monday, April 6 at 11:00am – 12:00pm EST
Wednesday, April 8 at 2:00pm – 3:00pm  EST

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In this training, we will be discussing how to include social-emotional learning (SEL) through virtual teaching. The five core competencies can be implemented to help balance the emotional well-being of students in a time when our lives have been interrupted.

Zoom Tools and Tricks
Monday, April 6 at 2:00pm – 3:00pm  EST
Tuesday, April 7 at 2:00pm – 3:00pm  EST
Wednesday, April 8 at 2:00pm – 3:00pm  EST
Thursday, April 9 at 2:00pm – 3:00pm  EST


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Many educators have turned to Zoom as a platform to teach their lessons virtually. There are many features of Zoom to utilize and can easily become overwhelming. Join us as we walk you through the various tools, how to make them accessible, and answer your Zoom related questions.  

Kinder & 1st Grade Virtual Teaching Strategies
Monday, April 6 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm and  3:00pm – 4:00pm EST
Thursday, April 9 at 10:00am – 11:00am  EST


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Are you a Kinder or 1st grade teacher (or support those that are)?  Are you wondering how best to virtually connect with and teach these youngest of our students?  How do we support the parents of these children who are left with a big responsibility?  Join other educators just like you in a collaborative session to share ideas, questions, and solutions to teaching our littlest of learners.  This is welcome to experts and novices alike.  Come prepared to share and learn!  

2nd & 3rd Grade ELA Teaching Strategies
Tuesday, April 7 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm and 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST
Thursday, April 9 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST


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Do you teach 2nd or 3rd graders, or support those that do?  You had teaching reading and writing down to an art and science in your classroom - from mini-lessons to guided practice, from differentiated centers to guided reading and writing conferences.  You were at the helm of moving your students from learning to read to reading to learn.  But how do you translate that to the virtual world?  Collaborate with others just like you for help with reading and writing ideas in our new digital environment.   

4th & 5th Grade ELA Teaching Strategies
Wednesday, April 8 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm and 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST
Thursday, April 9 at 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST


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You've been teaching 4th and 5th graders the nuances of reading and writing for three quarters of this school year.  Now that we are in this new climate, how do we continue to support our students as they dive into the deeper elements of the English Language Arts?  Be prepared to come with ideas, questions, concerns, and suggestions as we work together to improve our virtual teaching and your students' virtual learning.

Virtual Classroom Management
Tuesday, April 7 at 11:00am – 12:00pm EST 
Wednesday, April 8 at 5:00pm – 6:00pm EST 
Thursday, April 9 at 10:00am – 11:00am and 6:00pm - 7:00pm EST 
Friday, April 10 at 12:00pm – 1:00pm and 7:00pm – 8:00pm EST 


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This training will offer strategies on how you can make your virtual classroom pleasant and rewarding. We will discuss how to use virtual classroom management skills that entail building a climate and culture virtually that is conducive to learning. Finally, we will discuss the use of effective classroom management strategies and the use of virtual positive behavior incentives.

Embracing the Unique Socialization Possibilities of Virtual Education
Tuesday, April 7 at 9:00am - 10:00am and 4:00pm - 5:00pm  EST


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A dynamic educational experience engages students through active participation. We have the unique opportunity right now to empower students outside the traditional brick and mortar learning environment. Learning through experience means the world is the classroom! This webinar is designed to help educators incorporate tried and true project-based learning and other practices for facilitation of learning in a virtual setting. In the virtual world, the possibilities and opportunities for socialization and real-world experiences are endless. We hope you will join us for this interactive webinar, share your experiences, and go on this journey of learning with us.  

Part 2 - Embracing the Unique Socialization Possibilities of Virtual Education
Friday, April 10 at 9:00am – 10:00am  EST 

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We will continue our learning of how a dynamic educational experience engages students through active participation. We have the unique opportunity right now to empower students outside the traditional brick and mortar learning environment. Learning through experience means the world is the classroom! This webinar, like in Part 1, is designed to help educators incorporate tried and true project-based learning and other practices for facilitation of learning in a virtual setting by allowing part of the time for a discussion with middle school students this time. In the virtual world, the possibilities and opportunities for socialization and real-world experiences are endless. Come and share your experiences and discuss best practices with teachers from all around the country.

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NEI’s At-Home Professional Development

Join NEI on Twitter @NobleEduInit, every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm EST for a discussion on trending education-related topics.

Noble Education’s Professional Learning Team highlights a specific topic, discusses best practices and offers a forum for teachers and administrators to learn together, share ideas, and to discover resources virtually.  

Do you like collaborating and discussing your ideas?  Then tweet with us! All you need is a Twitter account and include the hashtag, #noblechat, to contribute to the chat. Questions and comments are encouraged to keep the chat going.

Topics Listed Below:

Tuesday, April 7th at 7:00pm EST– Social-Emotional Learning in a Virtual Environment
Thursday, April 9th at 7:00pm EST– Teaching from Home

3D Leadership Training

Employee engagement and development program created for teachers, curriculum support staff and administrators who have aspirations to grow professionally and personally.

For more information on Professional Learning, email:
Byron@NobleEducationInitiative.com

New Teacher Development

Customized training and support for school leaders to help onboard and train beginning teachers. Highly Effective Leader and Teacher Development Customized coaching and training program. Tailored to teachers, principals, administrators, building leaders, and district leaders. One-on-one or group sessions.

For more information on Professional Learning, email:
Jessica@NobleEducationInitiative.com

Board Training

Our Board Governance Training provides best practices in Board Governance with a focus on leadership development for high level administrators and board members. In partnership with ReThink Forward, Inc., NEI provides differentiated models based on state structure, bylaws and education regulations. Training is available for a wide range of experience levels, from new Board Members to refresher courses for seasoned education professionals. Classroom and online training is available.

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