Upcoming Webinars


To look for upcoming webinars on a variety of topics related to out-of-school time, check:

Afterschool Alliance Webinars and

American Youth Policy Forum and

Girls Collaborative Project Events and

Click 2 Science PD (Free registration required for access) and

National Afterschool Association

National Summer Learning Association


REL Midwest Webinar: Research-Based Resources, Considerations, and Strategies for Remote Learning -  Wednesday, April 8, 2020 @ 11 AM MT

This Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest webinar will discuss research-based resources and strategies for educators teaching in a remote setting. Experts from REL Midwest and the American Institutes for Research (AIR), Marshal Conley, Melissa Rasberry, and Fausto Lopez, will present and respond to audience questions. The webinar will cover the following topics related to transitioning to remote learning:

Topics:
• Research-based resources
• Social and emotional learning
• Adult learning
• Online learning platforms

The webinar will feature experts in the field from REL Midwest and the American Institutes for Research (AIR). Melissa Rasberry, senior technical assistance consultant from AIR, will guide a review of key considerations in moving students to remote learning. Fausto Lopez, senior technical assistance consultant from REL Midwest, will describe proven strategies to foster social and emotional learning in a remote environment, discuss considerations for managing adult learning as teachers move into a remote environment, and provide an overview of features of online platforms available to schools and districts. Marshal Conley, senior technical assistance consultant from REL Midwest, will review reliable, evidence-based resources for remote learning. The audience will have multiple chances to ask questions throughout the presentation.

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The National Math Festival: Engaging Girls in Math Fun! -  Wednesday, April 8, 2020 @ Noon MT

Join mathematicians Dr. Alissa Crans and Dr. Emille Davie Lawrence as they explore facets of girls and math, their own stories, their insights into the math behind the way the world works -- and share enticing details about the upcoming 2021 National Math Festival in Washington, DC. Learn how your students can apply for a chance to travel to the nation's capital to represent NGCP at the National Math Festival and bring math fun to all ages in April 2021. We will also hear from Kirsten Bohl of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI); she coordinates the many moving parts of the National Math Festival.

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How Federal COVID-19 Response Bills can Support Afterschool Opportunities -  Thursday, April 9th @ 1pm Mountain Time

Many afterschool providers are struggling to provide opportunities for young people and families in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and financial assistance and flexibility is often needed. In this webinar, we will t alk through opportunities included in the three major COVID-19 response bills, as well as a glimpse into what's proposed for the next round of legislation. This session will cover education funding, school-age child care funding, nutrition assistance and afterschool meals, and nonprofit/small business loans and support.

Speakers:

  • Erik Peterson, Senior Vice President of Policy, Afterschool Alliance
  • Jillian Luchner, Policy Manager, Afterschool Alliance
  • Clarissa Hayes, Senior Child Nutrition Policy Analyst, Food Research and Action Center
  • Dan Gilbert, Senior Program Manager, Afterschool Alliance (Moderator)

Registration


Making & Tinkering Virtual Workshop: Think, Make, Create & Learn​​ - Wednesday, April 15, 2020 @ Noon

Join Click2SciencePD for a hands-on training series designed to increase your ability to deliver top-notch making and tinkering activities. Register for one, two, or all three 60-minute research-based virtual sessions. Learn best practices in facilitating maker experiences that promote STEM learning.

As a result of this workshop, participants will:

  • Be prepared to facilitate learning during making experiences.
  • Define what makes making a learning experience.
  • Know four indicators of learning in making and tinkering.

NMOST typically only posts free webinars, but, during these atypical times, we decided we would include this series despite its nominal fee of $20 per session or $30 for all three weekly sessions (April 15, 22 & 29).

Registration


Making & Tinkering Virtual Workshop: Select, Prepare & Plan Making Activities - Wednesday, April 22, 2020 @ Noon

Join Click2SciencePD for a hands-on training series designed to increase your ability to deliver top-notch making and tinkering activities. Register for one, two, or all three 60-minute research-based virtual sessions. Learn best practices in facilitating maker experiences that promote STEM learning.

As a result of this workshop, participants will:

  • Be prepared to plan and facilitate making activities that support learning and skill development.
  • Know how the Tinkering Learning Dimensions Framework can help shape making experiences that support learning.

NMOST typically only posts free webinars, but, during these atypical times, we decided we would include this series despite its nominal fee of $20 per session or $30 for all three weekly sessions (April 15, 22 & 29).

Registration


Making & Tinkering Virtual Workshop: Turning Failures into Learning - Wednesday, April 29, 2020 @ Noon

Join Click2SciencePD for a hands-on training series designed to increase your ability to deliver top-notch making and tinkering activities. Register for one, two, or all three 60-minute research-based virtual sessions. Learn best practices in facilitating maker experiences that promote STEM learning.

As a result of this workshop, participants will:

  • Develop strategies for creating an inclusive learning environment that encourages failure.
  • Be prepared to facilitate inclusive making experiences.

NMOST typically only posts free webinars, but, during these atypical times, we decided we would include this series despite its nominal fee of $20 per session or $30 for all three weekly sessions (April 15, 22 & 29).

Registration


 

CryptoClub: Exploring Mathematics in a Playful and Engaging Way -  Thursday, May 21, 2020 @ 8am MT

The National Girls Collaborative Project is proud to be partnering with University of Chicago on the CryptoClub project to reach youth around the nation with this high quality mathematics and cryptography curriculum. The CryptoClub Project develops materials that harness the allure of secret messages to teach cryptography and mathematics. In addition, teachers and informal educators receive training and resources to introduce students to an exciting and important application of mathematics in a playful and engaging way. On this webinar, we will hear from the team at the University of Chicago as well as trainers and educators who have participated in the project. Join us to learn more about CryptoClub.

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