Free Webinars for Educators

Get a firsthand look at our newest offerings. Savvas' free webinars provide ideas and inspiration for educators. Join authors and experts as they showcase new Savvas Learning Company programs, resources, and practices. Available live and on-demand. Thank you for exploring with us!

 
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Nov 12, 2020
3:00 PM EST
STEM Lesson/Activity: How Earthquakes Knock Down Buildings ›
In a hands-on demonstration, Michael will show what is important in determining whether or not an earthquake will knock down a building.
Nov 12, 2020
3:00 PM EST
Distance Learning Strategies with SuccessMaker ›
Are you using SuccessMaker in a remote environment? Uncover more ways to help your students learn online with SuccessMaker.
Nov 17, 2020
5:00 PM EST
Cultivating Culture: Making ELA Classrooms Culturally Responsive & Engaging (6-12) ›
Culturally Responsive Teaching has gained heightened attention in our current society. Teachers and administrators are looking for ways to increase academic achievement for all students in their middle and high school English/Language Arts classes. In this session, based on the thought leadership of Dr. Ernest Morrell, we will explore several strategies to enhance literacy instruction that invites students’ experiences to support their learning. From ways to interact with literature to incorporating multimedia, educators will leave this session equipped with ways to create a more culturally responsive and engaging classroom.
Dec 01, 2020
5:00 PM EST
Cultivating Culture: Making ELA Classrooms Culturally Responsive & Engaging (K-5) ›
Culturally Responsive Teaching has gained heightened attention in our current society. Teachers and administrators are looking for ways to increase academic achievement for all students in their elementary classrooms. In this session, based on the thought leadership of Dr. Ernest Morrell, we will explore several strategies to enhance literacy instruction that invites students’ experiences to support their learning. From ways to interact with literature to incorporating multimedia, educators will leave this session equipped with ways to create a more culturally responsive and engaging classroom.
Dec 08, 2020
5:00 PM EST
Social and Emotional Learning (6-12) ›
You’ve heard the buzz word, but what exactly is social-emotional learning? Learn how to help your students develop positive relationships and take ownership of their learning. In this session you will learn ways to help students build management and relationship skills; and practice SEL activities you can use in your classroom.You’ll walk away from this session with a deeper understanding of social-emotional learning and with strategies and tools to help students develop individual and social skills.
Dec 15, 2020
5:00 PM EST
Social and Emotional Learning (K-5) ›
You’ve heard the buzz word, but what exactly is social-emotional learning? Learn how to help your students develop positive relationships and take ownership of their learning. In this session you will learn ways to help students build management and relationship skills; and practice SEL activities you can use in your classroom.You’ll walk away from this session with a deeper understanding of social-emotional learning and with strategies and tools to help students develop individual and social skills.
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On-Demand Developing STEM Lessons with the W.H.E.R.E. Model ›
Michael Comer and Joanne Vasquez, authors of STEM Lesson Essentials and STEM Lesson Guideposts, presents Developing STEM Lessons with the W.H.E.R.E. Model
On-Demand Journey Through Google Expeditions ›
How can you shift from presenting topics in isolation to creating learning experiences that integrate STEM education? COVID 19 has placed an emphasis on the ‘Why’ behind the need for STEM education. By integrating STEM, students gain understanding of topics as they figure out why something is happening or create a solution to a problem such as the current pandemic. The focus of learning needs to shift from the end product to the actual process of learning.
On-Demand Problem Solving, Inquiry, and Scientific Thinking in Science ›
Michael Padilla, author Elevate Science, presents Problem Solving, Inquiry, and Scientific Thinking in Science: Problem solving, inquiry and scientific practices continue to be a central element of science teaching. With the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards, it is even more critical that teachers develop ways to get students to use scientific practices to problem solve and inquire. This session focuses on Next Gen practices and will outline teaching strategies you can use to develop these important skills.
On-Demand STEM INTEGRATION: It’s not about the product - it’s about the process ›
How can you shift from presenting topics in isolation to creating learning experiences that integrate STEM education? COVID 19 has placed an emphasis on the ‘Why’ behind the need for STEM education. By integrating STEM, students gain understanding of topics as they figure out why something is happening or create a solution to a problem such as the current pandemic. The focus of learning needs to shift from the end product to the actual process of learning.
On-Demand Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education ›
Dr. Pamela Mason discusses Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction in a Remote Learning Setting
On-Demand How to Talk about Phonics and Spelling in a Digital Environment: Principles and Practices of Words Their Way Word Study in a Virtual World. ›
In this webinar we address the basic elements of a Words Their Way phonics and spelling lesson and discuss how to respond to your students’ word work in a digital environment. These individual and collaborative explorations may take place in your school’s online learning environments with which students are already familiar and will support their continuing development in reading and writing. Excellent print and online resources are provided for exploring and learning about words and how they work.
On-Demand Engaging ALL Students through Authentic Math Modeling featuring Dr. Eric Milou ›
On-Demand Keeping Your Upper-Elementary and Middle School Students Hooked on Words While at Home ›
In this webinar, we address how to organize, plan, and provide “deep” vocabulary and spelling explorations that directly support your students’ reading and writing. These individual and collaborative explorations may take place in your school’s online learning environments with which students are already familiar. Excellent print and online resources are provided for exploring and learning about words and how they work.
On-Demand This is Not What I Learned in School: Tips for Teaching in Times of Transition ›
How do we navigate the transition to distance learning as we seek to serve our students? How do we implement elearning effectively? Dr. Serafini has been conducting research on visual and multimodal literacy working with contemporary picturebooks to support young readers’ comprehension.
On-Demand Digital Media Literacies in the ELA Classroom: Empowering Student Voices through Production and Critique ›
How do we help our students to become more critical consumers and producers of digital media? How do we help them to develop essential 21st-century literacies without sacrificing our commitments to teaching literature and writing? This webinar will frame media literacy education in the context of student engagement, academic development, and student voice. We will discuss how teachers can help students to ask hard questions of the media they consume and how students can experience greater joy and connection to their everyday literacies. We will conclude by exploring exciting ways that teachers can integrate digital media into their traditional literature-based units.