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Equity & Access During Distance Learning - Be GLAD Educator Webinar Series

Equity & Access during Distance Learning Free support for educators, Wednesday, May 13th Session Recording Be GLAD e-Lab (webinar)

Distance Learning Equity & Access - Be GLAD Educator Webinar Series

We're GLAD so many of you joined us this week for our weekly Be GLAD Educator webinar to support distance learning. Over the next couple of weeks, we will continue to offer free weekly webinars to support you during this time.

A special thank you to Maimona Berta for sharing so many helpful tech tools and for inspiring all of us to advocate for equitable access for all students and their families.

If you missed the webinar, click on the image above to watch the recorded session and check out the following links for some of the wonderful resources that were shared.

Equity & Access Presentation Slide Deck

Next week, we will focus on supporting upper elementary and secondary students during this time of distance learning. One of our guests is an experienced online middle school teacher who will share some tips and tricks for online teaching.

New to Be GLAD or looking for a refresher? Be GLAD Online Core Training is now online and available 24/7. Innovate and increase implementation with ease through this online platform.

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Resources

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Teaching with Be GLAD´s 7 Hip Pocket Tools creates higher levels of engagement and comprehension, no matter the situation or circumstance. Whether you are facilitating live sessions with your students, prerecording your lessons or preparing packets to go home, rely on these research-based instructional tools to take your instruction to the next level.


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Maimona shared several accommodations and ideas for differentiation in a virtual classroom. Click here for more details on the ideas above or click here to view the entire presentation.


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Maimona provided many examples of ways she uses Flipgrid and incorporates the 7 Hip Pocket Tools into her virtual classroom.

A couple of the Be GLAD strategies that she has implemented with Flipgrid are the Cognitive Content Dictionary, the Exploration Report, and the Cooperative Strip Paragraph. If you would like an extended explanation on how to adapt the Cooperative Paragraph for distance learning, click here.

We used Flipgrid to share some of our Gots and Wants from the webinar. If you would like to add a video to our grid, click here to get started. If you need some support in setting up your first grid, click here.

Future Be GLAD Educator Webinars to Support Distance Learning

Mark your calendars for the next weekly webinar at 1pm PST/3pm CST/4pm EST.

May 20th - Tips and Tricks for Online Teaching in Upper Elementary and Secondary

If you haven't done so already, click here to subscribe to our free weekly webinar email list and we'll send you a reminder and the new Zoom invite next Wednesday.

Know someone else who might like to join us? Share this email or click here to sign up a colleague.

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