Webinars

Webinar: I Wish I Knew What to Say When…Navigating Difficult Professional Interactions

I Wish I Knew What to Say When…Navigating Difficult Professional Interactions HLP Webinar Series – HLP #1, Collaborate with professionals More than ever before, collaboration is integral to the responsibilities of educators. Not surprisingly, nearly all professionals have found themselves in challenging or awkward interactions, wondering what to say and how to say it to keep the conversation constructive. Are ...

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Webinar: Using Assessments, Part 2: Evaluating Success and Making Adaptations

Using Assessments, Part 2: Evaluating Success and Making Adaptations HLP Webinar Series – HLP #6, Use student assessment data You’ve collected data and implemented instructional strategies, but how will you know if your students are improving? Continually using data to adjust your instruction is an essential piece of the DBI process. Learn how to monitor student progress, evaluate your strategy’s ...

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Webinar: Using Assessments, Part 1: Collecting Data and Selecting Strategies

Using Assessments, Part 1: Collecting Data and Selecting Strategies HLP Webinar Series – HLP #6, Use student assessment data The first letter in DBI is also the first thing you need—Data. Collecting data using reliable, valid assessments allows you to understand where students are and where they need to go. Once you have established a student’s strengths and needs, you ...

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The BEST of Dr. Marilyn Friend – Recorded Webinar Set

Includes these popular recorded webinars (click links for descriptions): *Specially Designed Instruction in Co-teaching: Three Mistakes We’re Making and How to Correct Them *Specially Designed Instruction in Co-teaching: Continuing the Conversation *Co-teaching But Not Getting the Results You’d Hoped For? *The End of the School Year Is Near. Have You Completed a Co-teaching Check-up? Order Now

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Webinar: Specially Designed Instruction in Co-Teaching: Continuing the Conversation

Although co-teaching has become a relatively common way of accomplishing the dual purposes of inclusive education and curriculum access, student outcomes continue to be a concern. In this webinar, Dr. Marilyn Friend will dive deeper into specially designed instruction (SDI), and discuss: Vocabulary of instruction related to special education: differentiation, accommodation, modification, specially designed instruction (SDI) Analyze how to plan ...

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Webinar: You Expect Me To Do What? Clarifying Paraprofessional Roles in the Classroom

In this webinar, we’ll discuss steps for creating and sharing expectations with paraprofessionals in your classroom team. We’ll discuss steps for determining what roles paraprofessionals can take on in the classroom and how to play to the strengths of each member of the classroom team in assigning roles. We’ll provide strategies for clarifying expectations with paraprofessionals and considerations for paraprofessional ...

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Webinar: Data-Based Behavior Plans: What Do They Look Like?

In this webinar, you’ll get a step-by-step look at what an effective and feasible behavior plan looks like. Discover how you can collect and use data to identify and define challenging behavior and its purposes. Then, you’ll see what a well-constructed behavior plan includes—how to plan for preventing future behaviors, teaching replacement behaviors, and response processes. You’ll get examples of ...

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Webinar: The End of the School Year is Near. Have You Completed a Co-teaching Check-up?

As the end of the school year approaches, it’s time to take stock of co-teaching. This is true for teachers looking at their classroom practices, for principals and other site administrators reviewing partnership effectiveness and anticipating needs for the 2019-2020 school year, and district leaders building effectiveness and sustainability. In this webinar, co-teaching and collaboration expert Dr. Marilyn Friend will ...

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Webinar: Managing Challenging Behavior 2.0: What to Do When the Basics Aren’t Enough

Dealing with challenging behavior continues to be among the greatest concerns of teachers. When basic classroom management is sound, but behavioral challenges persist at high rates or intensities, educators may be especially stressed. While it is critical to ensure that the basics are there (e.g., expectations are clear, appropriate behavior is reinforced, social skills are actively taught), this webinar will ...

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Webinar: Managing Behavior 1.0: Do These Things First

There are scores of textbooks, websites, and other resources describing theories and interventions for challenging behavior in schools, and sorting through such information can be more overwhelming than helpful. In reality, a few fundamentals probably provide the foundation necessary for successfully managing classroom behavior. Grounded in an antecedent, preventive mindset, this webinar will focus on a proven set of key ...

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Webinar: Co-Teaching But Not Getting the Results You’d Hoped For?

Co-teaching has become a relatively common service delivery option for students with disabilities, but the results are sometimes disappointing. Professionals often explain that they are doing everything recommended, but students still are not learning as expected. Several reasons may account for this situation, and this webinar will explore those likely to be key causes, along with suggestions for changing practices ...

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Webinar: A Valuable Partner: Setting the Stage For Effective Family Engagement

As a new—or experienced—teacher, it can sometimes seem like it’s you against the world…including the families you work with. You’re the education expert. Why can’t they see that? In this webinar, Sean Roy, a longtime parent advocate and national technical assistance provider, and John Waterman, an experienced educator and parent of a child with exceptionalities, will help you understand what ...

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Webinar: Specially Designed Instruction in Co-Teaching: Three Mistakes We’re Making and How to Correct Them

Co-teaching has become a relatively common way of accomplishing the dual purposes of inclusive education and curriculum access, student outcomes continue to be a concern. Perhaps the most important missing ingredient that could change this situation is the integration in co-taught classes of specially designed instruction (SDI). In this webinar, co-teaching expert Marilyn Friend will help you understand what SDI ...

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Webinar: Working Collaboratively with Diverse Families in the IEP Process

Per the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), families of children with disabilities are equal stakeholders in IEP meetings. With the number of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds increasing each year, working effectively with diverse families in the IEP process is especially important. Learn how to involve your students and families from diverse backgrounds in the IEP process, ...

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Webinar: Executive Function Deficits: Evidence-based Practices to Help All Learners Access Core Curriculum

Do you work with disorganized, inflexible, impulsive students who struggle with planning and problem solving? Executive function (EF) skills are a collection of mental processes that assist individuals in organizing, planning, problem solving, and self-regulating. EF challenges are unique to each individual, are unrelated to motivation and intellectual abilities, and can significantly affect everyday functioning at school, work, community, and ...

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