Online Learning

Rethinking Homework

Does homework really have a positive impact on learning? If so, what should homework look like, and how much should there be? How can we avoid the tension homework can bring to households on a nightly basis? The debate continues … Click here for handouts.

Resources referenced during webinar:

 

Transforming Brockton High Book Study Session 4

Click here for a copy of the session 4 presentation.

Transforming Brockton High Book Study Session 3

Click here for a copy of the session 3 presentation.

 

Transforming Brockton High Book Study Session 1

Click here for a copy of the Session 1 presentation.

Click here to download the Session 2  presentation.

Preparing Students for Online Assessments

 

Collaborative Leadership with Peter DeWitt

Collaborative Leadership with Peter DeWitt from Michelle on Vimeo.

In order to really put a focus on learning we need to let parents in on the secret of school, encourage student voice, and maximize the efficacy of teachers so that all stakeholders feel that they have a place at the table. Collaborative Leadership: 6 Influences That Matter Most focuses on how leaders can use 6 of John Hattie’s high effect influences on learning to foster growth in their teachers and put the focus on learning for students. This is a recording of a live webinar hosted on October 21, 2017.

Questar III BOCES Lead Evaluator Training

This September 19 session was a follow-up to the August lead evaluator training at Questar III BOCES. The presenter was Karen Bronson of SAANYS and the moderator was Jeff Olefson.

 

A Conversation with Myron Dueck author of the book Grading Smarter Not Harder

 

Creating a Culture of Success for All Students with Sue Szachowicz

Principles for Principals* is a practical, strategic approach for making instructional excellence the norm in every school. These strategies were developed and used by Dr. Susan Szachowicz and her restructuring team at Brockton High School to transform the school from a school “that had a right to fail” to one of the top performing schools in Massachusetts.

Schools That Work for Kids with Eric Sheninger

Schools have traditionally been designed to work well for adults, but the conventional school design hasn’t always served our learners. This webinar explores how to cultivate shared ownership, respect, and trust, creating a school learning culture that students value and to which they want to belong.

Creating Future-focused Schools with Bill Daggett

Evolving Role of the Assistant Principal

 

 

Discrimination and Harassment in a Hostile Workplace

SAANYS General Counsel Art Scheuermann discusses the issue with David Nash, producer at SAANYS’ LegalOneNY.org

 

 

Dealing With Difficult Employees

This video is presented by Michael Johnson, veteran New York State school leader.

 

SAANYS MentorCoach Service

This video is an overview of the SAANYS MentorCoach service, a research-based, in-depth development program for new and mid-career school administrators.

 

Teaching Struggling Learners

This video is presented by Peter DeWitt, former elementary principal and education consultant working with schools on creating inclusive school climates.