The latest ACE webinars to help you navigate the classroom and your career.
Leadership in an Online Environment
April 2, 2020
Leaders are charged with creating supportive and safe environments for their teams. Most of us know what this looks like in a physical space, but it can be difficult to identify in an online workplace. This session explores practical approaches leaders can use to create productive and dynamic virtual work environments.
Making Digital Learning Interactive
April 16, 2020
There are a wealth of e-learning tools available, but how do you know which ones are the best for engaging your students? This session presents practical approaches for turning students into interactive learners when the physical learning environment is transformed into a digital space.
Impactful Student Feedback In the Online World
April 23, 2020
Research shows constructive feedback to students is key to engagement and learning online. This session will provide instructors with the impactful student feedback equation for providing comments on students' online writing assignments. Participants will be able to see examples of applying the equation, as well as examples of ineffective feedback to students.
Promoting Mindfulness in the Online Environment
May 21, 2020
Mindfulness and meditation can be difficult to conduct in a fully virtual environment. However, it is not impossible. The mindfulness can be applied to increase meditation practices, decrease stress, and promote positive psychology. This presentation will go over how a fully online workplace can successfully promote mindfulness techniques. This session will also include a real-life demonstration of one of the mindfulness practices with a short meditation.
ACE Digital Toolbox Series: The Instructor's Presence in the Online Classroom, Being Student-Centered and Supportive
May 28, 2020 03:46 PM
Supporting online students in the virtual environment is one of the hallmarks of a successful online instructor. In this webinar, the following aspects will be covered: setting a warm and welcoming environment, stressing the importance of communication, providing robust feedback, and challenging students to use tools such as organization and time management to be successful. This webinar is full of tips and suggestions. It will then end with a question-and-answer period, so prepare for interaction!
Emotional Intelligence: The Power of Energy Leadership
Jun 11, 2020 03:45 PM
When we hear the term “leadership,” we often think of CEOs, managers, elected officials or other influential people. But we’re all leaders, every day, in every area of our lives. This is where the power of Energy Leadership lies: Each of us has the power to identify and shift our own energies to better serve our clients, our loved ones, and anyone else we interact with — to lead — right where we are.
Why Do I Keep Doing That?! An Overview of the Enneagram
June 18, 2020, 4ET
Do you ever wonder why you act the way you do when you’re just being yourself? Understanding the Enneagram test can help us unlock a better understanding our motivations, relationships and leadership skills. This presentation will give an overview of all nine Enneagram types and what helps each type thrive.
Emotional Intelligence: Strengths Finder
July 6, 2020, 3PM ET
Achiever, Harmony, Responsibility, Learner and Belief. What does that mean? Clifton StrengthsFinder is a way for people to understand what are their strengths and how to work within their strengths so that they can be the best version of themselves. Each one of the 34 Strengths has its own power. The Strengths are categorized into four main themes: Executing, Relationship Building, Strategic Thinking, and Influencing. As you learn more about your Strengths, you will be able to “Name it, claim it, and aim it”.
Active Learning Strategies in an Online Classroom
September 10, 2020, 3PM ET
This presentation will define the term “Active Learning” and provide examples of the various active learning techniques that can be applied to any discipline in any online course to create an interactive and engaging student learning environment. During the presentation, participants will learn about the various active learning strategies such as case studies, simulations (role play), and games, in order to build learners’ critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills.
Supporting Parents in Online Teaching
October 30, 2020
The current state of the nation has led to quick action on the part of educators and families. Now more than ever, the home to school connection must be strong, and parents play a large role. In this presentation, attendees will explore the differences between online and face to face education. Attendees will review and discuss ideas for daily scheduling, engagement, mindfulness, and realistic expectations. Finally, attendees will come away with techniques for taking care of their own needs during the school day.
Revamping Face to Face Lessons to Online
November 20th, 2020
Ways to improve reaching young children and elementary children to enjoy, learn, and interact during virtual learning.
Speaker: Dr. Kevin Dartt
Easy and Accessible Digital Tools
December 14th, 2020
The presentation will focus on several digital resources teachers might use to engage their students in both remote and face to face teaching and learning settings. This presentation might be most beneficial for K-8 teachers who are still emerging in their use of educational technology. The presentation will engage participants in easily accessible platforms which can facilitate class engagement, collaboration, and formative assessment. Digital resources such Padlet, Flip Grid, Socrative, Whiteboard, Actively Learn, Google Slides, and Pear Deck will be explored.
Online Student Retention Strategies - A Baker's Dozen
October 13, 2020
Keys to Safer 21st Century Schools
November 4, 2019
A Teacher's Guide to Asking for Help
November 21, 2019
Learners to Leaders
October 6, 2019
Surviving Your First Year
November 6, 2019
How to Make Lessons Engaging
February 12, 2020
How to Innovate throughout Your Teaching Career
March 2, 2020
Using Digital Tools for 21st Century Learning
February 20, 2020
What Is Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT)?
August 10, 2020