This 5-part series of Active Learning webinars will focus on a variety of topics, such as setting up a classroom and schedule, choosing materials, addressing the student with CVI, using Active Learning with older students, and information on research related to Active Learning. Various guest speakers will be a part of this year’s presentations.
January's session will focus on Active Learning for students with CVI.
Penrickton Center for Blind Children, Perkins School for the Blind, and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will host this series of five webinars on Active Learning, an instructional approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen.
Beginning in September, the series will run through the 2017-18 school year and participants are encouraged to join in each of the sessions, in order to ensure continuity. All of the webinars will be recorded and archived, so that they can be viewed at a later date. YOU MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH SESSION.
- Session 1: September 28, 2017 (archived)
- Session 2: November 30, 2017
- Session 3: January 25, 2018
- Session 4: March 29, 2018
- Session 5: May 17, 2018
All sessions will be held at the following times:
- 4:00-5:00 -- Eastern
- 3:00-4:00 -- Central
- 2:00-3:00 -- Mountain
- 1:00-2:00 -- Pacific
This training event has been approved by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) and the State Board for Educator Certification based on the actual hours of the presentation not including breaks.
Handouts, as well as a link to the webinar, will be sent out to all registered participants via email in advance. If you have any questions regarding this webinar, please contact Charlotte Cushman at email@example.com .
To learn more about Active Learning, please visit Active Learning Space.
All webinars will be recorded and archived. They are available at: http://www.tsbvi.edu/selected-topics/active-learning-2 free of charge.