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Learning Labs: Summer Update

August 8, 2018The Nearpod Team

Hey hey hey, PD people!

We can’t believe it either, but the new school year is just around the corner. We’ve been hard at work making more awesome PD for you. Kick off your year with some of our new Learning Labs workshops.

Creating Equitable Classrooms series

Taking time to build personal relationships with students is one of the most important investments teachers can make…and is key to supporting equitable classrooms. Designed in partnership with the New Teacher Center, this series supports equity through developing personal relationships and examining implicit bias. These sessions are perfect for:

  • Back to school PD
  • New teachers
  • Veteran teachers
  • Improving culture
  • Supporting equity work

Teaching Through Cooperation Series

It’s no secret that our kids don’t always do what they are told. Sometimes, the more we repeat ourselves, the less they listen! But, what if there is a better way? Check out this series to learn more about teaching through cooperation. This series is perfect for:

  • Back to school PD
  • PreK-3 teachers
  • Improving culture
  • Supporting behavior
  • Parents and families (check out the parent and family versions!)

Fundamentals of Play series

Play is one of the most powerful ways kids learn. Check it out this series to learn more about stages and types of play, and a teacher’s role in supporting learning through play. This series is perfect for:

  • Back to school PD
  • PreK-3 teachers
  • Purposeful play
  • PLCs

Teaching Through Technology series

We all know technology is the future. But, what’s the best way to use it in schools? Check out this series to learn more about when and how to use technology to support learning. This series is perfect for:

  • New teachers
  • Teachers who are scared of using tech
  • Teachers who want to use more tech but don’t know how
  • School and district leaders
  • Parents
  • PLCs

Check out our free PD!

Wanna know what all the Learning Labs hype is all about? Check out these FREE Learning Labs PD sessions.

Changing the Game with Nearpod: Using Nearpod to Elevate Student Learning

Nearpod is much more than a fun tool that generates student engagement. In this session, experience the power of Nearpod and learn three ways it can elevate student learning in your classroom. This session is perfect for:

  • Introducing teams to Nearpod
  • Generating Nearpod buy-in and implementation
  • Exploring new ways to use Nearpod

Writing Measurable Objectives

It’s not the sexiest topic, but writing measurable objectives is one of the most fundamental skills a teacher can learn. In this session, learn the five-parts of a measurable objective by dissecting, improving, and creating your own. This session is perfect for:

  • New teachers
  • Veteran teachers
  • Standards alignment

ELLs and Vocabulary: Strategies for Instruction

Vocabulary development is essential for academic success. Learn two strategies for context-based vocabulary acquisition to support English Language Learners and general students as well. This session is perfect for:

  • Supporting English learners
  • Supporting language acquisition for all learners

Up your PD game this year with Learning Labs!

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