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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.

 

 

Kappa Delta Pi Webinars

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

Active Learning in a Synchronous Online Environment

November 5, 2020