COVID-19 Webinars

Upcoming AMLE Webinars

AMLE learning events and collaborative online spaces to support you through the pandemic.

Can't make a live webinar? Don't worry, all webinars are recorded and available to watch after the live event.

Parent & Family Tips for Helping Middle Schoolers at Home
Presenter: Jack Berckemeyer
Monday, April 6, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm ET

Jack Berckemeyer, author of Managing the Madness – A Practical Guide to Middle Grades Classrooms, provides pragmatic tips, mixed with his trademark humor, to help parents enjoy this time at home with their young adolescents. Invite your parents and families to this can’t-miss event!

Reprise - COVID-19: Assessment and Grading Concerns during Remote Learning – What’s the Helpful Thing to Do?
Presenter: Rick Wormeli
Thursday, April 9, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm ET

Being offered again by popular demand

The abrupt transition to online instruction has led to serious questions about how we assess and grade students equitably while they’re quarantined from the classroom. Rick Wormeli, celebrated author of Fair Isn’t Always Equal: Assessment and Grading in the Differentiated Classroom, 2nd Edition, leads a conversation on what is and is not helpful when it comes to assessment and grading during COVID-19.

Teaching Student Writing Remotely
Presenter: Jeremy Hyler
Thursday, April 16, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm ET

Grammar and writing instruction continues to be more important than ever when we look at the digital landscape our students belong to today. In this interactive session teachers and educators will learn effective strategies using Google Slides along with social media, which can help students to differentiate between formal and informal writing while learning new grammar skills during this transition to online learning.

Recorded AMLE Webinars

COVID-19: Assessment and Grading Concerns during Remote Learning – What’s the Helpful Thing to Do?
Host: Rick Wormeli

The abrupt transition to online instruction has led to serious questions about how we assess and grade students equitably while they’re quarantined from the classroom. Rick Wormeli, celebrated author of Fair Isn’t Always Equal: Assessment and Grading in the Differentiated Classroom, 2nd Edition, leads a conversation on what is and is not helpful when it comes to assessment and grading during COVID-19.


Assessment and Grading Concerns during Remote Learning

AMLE Office Hours: Checking in on Remote Learning Strategies
Hosts: David Hayward and Stephanie Howell

David Hayward and Stephanie Howell, Instructional Technology Coordinators in Pickerington Local Schools moderate a Q&A session on the successes and challenges of transitioning from a face to face classroom to a remote learning environment during the current COVID-19 pandemic.


Checking in on Remote Learning Strategies

Leadership Roundtable: Health and Wellness for Your Staff during COVID-19
Hosts: Robin Coletrain and Stephanie Patton

What strategies and tools do you provide to support the physical, emotional, instructional, and institutional needs of your staff?

Webinar: Promoting Student Wellness during COVID-19
Host: Phyllis Fagell

Middle School Matters author Phyllis Fagell leads a conversation on student wellness and provides tips for helping young adolescents manage stress during the pandemic.


Promoting Student Wellness During COVID-19

Webinar: COVID-19 - Choosing the Right Remote Learning Resources for Young Adolescents
Hosts: Todd Bloch and Erin Scholes

Todd Bloch and Erin Scholes provide tips for selecting remote learning resources and how to effectively use them to keep students engaged outside the classroom.

Leadership Roundtable: Responding to COVID-19
Host: Dr. Laurie Barron

Moderated by Superintendent Dr. Laurie Barron, attendees at this open forum shared how they have been responding to the outbreak and transitioning to remote learning.


Parent COVID-19 Communication Log

Webinar: Promoting Personal Wellness during COVID-19
Host: Jennifer Piela

Corporate wellness consultant and owner of Dalai Mama Yoga provides tips for stress management and staying well during the pandemic.

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