Webinars – Ok-12 Schooling

Ok-12 Schooling presents a wide range of free webinars every month open to all educators. All our enjoyable and interactive webinars present background content material, spotlight new and related instructional assets, and permit dialogue for profitable implementation of such data and actions. Every webinar is roughly 50 minutes with 10 minutes allotted for questions. You possibly can entry all archived webinars by way of our YouTube channel. You can even obtain letters of completion or Persevering with Schooling Items.

To register, click on on the month you wish to attend.

Upcoming Webinars

See under for our 2023-2024 webinar collection descriptions. Be a part of our eNews for month-to-month reminders and to maintain updated on any particular visitor webinars.

  • September nineteenth – Constructing Native Connection and World Views with eBird Citizen Science

    The eBird citizen-science mission has billions of observations submitted by individuals all over the world, together with college students. eBird’s maps, graphs, and charts present an unimaginable alternative for college students to discover and interpret information. We’ll discover on-line instruments that make it easy…

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    Particular Webinar! September 26 – Uncover the Magic of Merlin & Engagement of eBird

    Birds are in every single place and might be an accessible approach to educate content material together with variations, range, life cycles, and habitats. Plus, you should utilize birds to interact college students outdoors, assist develop their sense of place, and develop science abilities. On this…

  • October seventeenth – Take it Outdoors! (Panel Dialogue)

    Outside training has plenty of advantages, however it may be laborious to know the place to start out. Be taught from a panel of skilled lecturers who’ve embraced outside studying. You’ll have the prospect to listen to about their experiences and share…

  • November twenty first – Watching Wildlife Throughout the Seasons

    Watching wildlife is a strong software for capturing scholar curiosity, and wonderful studying  can occur when college students observe pure phenomena and comply with up on the curious questions that come up. On this interactive webinar, you’ll evaluate our guides to totally different “sparks”…

  • December twelfth – Cornell Lab Smorgasbord: A Feast of Sources for Educators!

    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has a complete menu of wonderful assets for educators, together with some you’ll have missed! Come get a style for what the Lab has to supply. We’ll pattern assets from the Middle for Conservation Bioacoustics,…

  • January sixteenth – Make Inquiry Related: Culturally Responsive Instructing

    Everyone knows that range, fairness, inclusion, and justice are essential in each classroom. However how can we carry that into our school rooms and applications? Be a part of us in an interactive webinar to be taught sensible methods to construct a extra inclusive…

  • February 20 – Engineer Inquiry with DIY Feeders

    Feeding birds can spark children’ curiosity, curiosity within the open air, and engagement with science! You can also make the expertise much more significant by incorporating engineering practices and difficult college students to design their very own feeders. We’ll discover our “Design Problem” Fast…

  • March nineteenth – Improve Pupil Observations with Nature Journaling

    Nature journaling may also help college students to construct a way of place and creatively categorical their observations by way of note-taking, artwork, and even poetry. Hear from lecturers who’ve efficiently created alternatives for multidisciplinary studying. See pattern scholar journals, uncover participating prompts,…

  • April sixteenth – Do Questions Matter?

    How does the way in which we ask questions matter to our college students? Asking good questions is a crucial ability that may result in nice outcomes. How are you going to make the questions you ask extra open-ended? And how will you encourage your…

  • Could twenty first – Ideas, Methods, and Instruments: Chicken ID Made Simple

    Who’s that chicken I hear? What’s that chicken I see? Empower your self and your college students to determine birds with free apps and on-line assets. Birds present an effective way to attach children to nature and encourage them to tune into…

  • June eleventh – Sparking Children’ Connection to Nature with Enjoyable Fingers-On Actions

    Get children outdoors and prepared for summer season exploration! We’ll share easy assets that may join children to nature by way of birds, together with actions and apps that make outside exploration straightforward and thrilling. We’ll additionally discover the ways in which spending time open air…

Archived Webinars

 As our 2023-2024 webinar collection progresses, we’ll put up the archived webinars under. You possibly can entry our best hits and most up-to-date archived webinars by way of our YouTube channel.

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    June – Apps for Outside Exploration

    Deliver expertise within the classroom whereas participating college students in outside commentary with Cornell Lab’s free apps! Plus, uncover how one can assist children turn into citizen scientists.

  • girls with hands-on activities
    Could – Creatively Construct Commentary Expertise

    What do artwork and science have in frequent? Commentary! Uncover enjoyable, hands-on actions that construct commentary abilities by way of artwork.

  • Bird Cam life cycles
    April 18 – Inspiring Curiosity with Wildlife Cams

    From cams hosted in public areas like aquariums and zoos, to wild locations such because the Serengeti and arctic circle, this interactive webinar will discover how Ok-12 lecturers can use live-streaming wildlife cams to successfully develop scholar science practices.

  • A girl sits outside on a sunny lawn drawing a sound map.
    March 21 – Rising a Culturally Responsive Classroom

    Everyone knows that range, fairness, inclusion, and justice are essential in each classroom. However how can we carry that into our school rooms and applications? Be a part of us in an interactive webinar to be taught sensible methods to construct a extra inclusive…

  • Kids in the garden holding up their hands.
    February 21 – Enhancing Your Schoolyard for Yr-Spherical Nature Observations

    Faculty gardens and habitat enchancment tasks can present the context for classes throughout topics and provide an exquisite alternative to interact college students in hands-on, project-based studying. College students who interact at school outside studying and faculty gardens are prone to expertise…

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    January 31 – Visitor Webinar: Serving to College students “Muck About” of their Knowledge

    Be a part of us for a particular webinar with visitor presenter Kristin Hunter-Thomson from Dataspire! We are going to discover other ways we may also help our college students “muck about” of their information to get comfy with and higher perceive it.

  • January 17 – Nice Yard Chicken Rely

    Uncover the joy of taking part within the Nice Yard Chicken Rely (GBBC). When you’re all in favour of getting your children taking part in chicken watching and citizen science, the GBBC is a superb place to start out.

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    December 13 – College students as Scientists: Spark Pupil Curiosity

    Get a pre-release sneak peek at assets from our upcoming curriculum, College students as Scientists: Nature-based Inquiry. We’ve seen the wonderful studying that may occur open air and with pure phenomena and the curious questions that may come up. On this interactive webinar,…

  • November 15 – “eBird Explorers” Select Your Personal Journey: Ok-5 & 6-12

    Uncover our newest curricula suite, eBird Explorers. These 4, grade-banded curricula present educators with enjoyable, hands-on classes that join children to nature by way of the world of birds.

  • October – Nurtured by Nature: Social Emotional Studying in Science

    Uncover how citizen science and inquiry can form the STEM leaders of our future! By participating in citizen science and investigations, college students turn into scientists whereas exercising social and emotional studying (SEL) abilities. They make observations, generate their very own questions, gather…

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    September – Feeding Our Feathered Mates

    Uncover teacher-tested, fingers on supplies that can encourage your Ok-5 college students to connect with nature and be taught science content material by way of feeder birds.

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