MAGNET-RELATED Webinars

To help you take advantage of online opportunities to build your professional knowledge, the MSAP Center offers this list of webinars. To learn more, click on the link at the end of a description to go to the sponsoring organization’s website.

Communications Planning for Innovation in Education: New Guide and District Profiles

Organization: Alliance for Excellent Education
Date: June 29, 2017
Time: 2:00-2:30 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Effective communication is a cornerstone of successful innovation in education. School districts that develop thoughtful communications plans build a culture of engagement, transparency, and trust that is critical for innovation both to take hold in the classroom and to be scalable across many schools.

The Learning Accelerator and Education Elements recently released a new guide with a streamlined communications planning process for schools that are implementing blended and personalized learning. Communications Planning for Innovation in Education: How to Communicate About Your Blended and Personalized Learning Initiatives includes real-world examples from school districts across the country, as well as links to videos, templates, and other helpful tools.

Panelists will discuss the following: four key phases of communications planning; sample big picture and targeted messages; what has and has not worked in schools; and where to find worksheets and tools to build communications success. Learn more

How do I Develop a Storyline for a Unit?

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: July 12, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Successful units feature a coherent storyline where each lesson builds on those that come before it and foster questions that lead into the next lesson. In this web seminar, we will show you examples of coherent storylines and provide guidance on how you can develop your own. Learn more