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All of our live webinars have been approved for continuing education credit (ACVREP and SBEC).  Instructions on how to register and apply for CEU credit for live webinars are provided here.

You may access these webinars via computer, iPad or iPhone. The audio portion of these webinars is only accessible via a phone.  If you have never attended one of these webinars previously, you will want to enter the room about a half-hour ahead of time in case you need to download the Zoom App and make sure it is working.  Links to enter the webinar and handouts will be sent via email to registered participants only.  

If you miss the broadcast, most of  our webinars will be archived in our Online Learning site.  The webinars are posted for delayed viewing usually within 2 weeks after the original broadcast date.  Instructions on how to apply for CEU credit for archived webinars are provided here.

For a complete listing of our workshops and conferences, please visit our Workshops and Conferences Calendar.


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Instructions:  Click on a webinar link and go immediately to the section concerning that training.

SEP 24, 2019:  Active Learning Case Studies: Student Centered Planing (September)

OCT 7, 2019:  CVI Study Group (October)

OCT 9, 2019:  Inclusion for Students with Visual Impairment in Physical Education:  Precautions and General Accommodations

OCT 22, 2019  Designing Routines Case Studies: Student Centered Planning (October)  

NOV 14, 2019:  APH Products: What's Available for Students with Visual Impairments

NOV 19, 2019:  Active Learning Case Studies: Student Centered Planning (November)

DEC 9, 2019:  CVI Study Group (December)

JAN 21, 2020:  Active Learning Case Studies: Student Centered Planning (January)

FEB 4, 2020:  Consideration of Assistive Technology for Young Braille Learners

FEB 10, 2020:  CVI Study Group (February)

MAR 24, 2020:  Active Learning Case Studies: Student Centered Planning (March)

APRIL 6, 2020:  CVI Study Group (April)

APR 22, 2019:  Inclusion for Students with Visual Impairment in Physical Education:  Accommodations for Specific Activities  


Active Learning Case Studies: Student Centered Planning (September)

September 24, 2019 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

The purpose of the Study Group this year will be to share case studies and discuss implementation of an Active Learning approach. Using student video and planning documents, participants will collaborate to design effective and meaningful instruction using active learning strategies. Each session will require one volunteer to share information and video of one of their students. These videos will NOT be posted online and will only be viewed during the live sessions with a closed group. The sessions will be from 3pm-4pm on 09/24/19, 11/19/19, 1/21/20, and 3/24/20. Interested parties are not required to participate in all four meetings, but it is encouraged. Drop-ins are also welcome!

Learning Objectives: Participants will deepen their knowledge of active learning assessment, planning, and instruction.

REGISTER HERE!

 

CVI Study Group (October)

October 7, 2019 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

Participants will share documents and videos regarding their own students via Google Drive. Participants will discuss newly submitted materials and offer suggestions to share with the community of professionals and parents who would like the opportunity to learn together. Participants will explore suggestions with their student and share how the student responds with the group. Participants will explore topics and resources of interest related to CVI as identified by the group. These webinars will not be recorded. Additional CVI Study Groups are scheduled for December 9th, February 10th, and April 6th.

Learning Objectives:

  • Become more familiar with CVI Characteristics.
  • Increase knowledge of CVI Range Assessment.
  • Work with peers to brainstorm CVI interventions for their students.
  • Share information about new research and best practices.

REGISTER HERE!

 

Inclusion for Students with Visual Impairment in Physical Education:  Precautions and General Accommodations

October 9, 2019 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

Kristine Seljenes is a physical education teacher at Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. In this webinar, she shares information about specific types of visual impairment and how these may impact student participation as well as any attendant safety issues. In addition, Ms. Seljenes provides an overview of techniques and strategies that are most effective for teaching physical education activities for children with visual impairments.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn how a variety of visual impairments may impact instruction in physical education.
  • Participants will learn precautions for physical education that may be present for specific visual impairments.
  • Participants will learn techniques that are effective for teaching physical education to students with visual impairment.

REGISTER HERE!

 

Designing Routines Case Studies: Student Centered Planning (October)

October 22, 2019 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

Using student video and planning documents, participants will collaborate to design effective and meaningful instruction using routines. Each session will require one volunteer to share information and video of their student. The sessions will be from 3pm-4pm on 10/22/19, 12/17/19, 2/18/20, 4/21/20.

Learning Objectives:  Participants will increase their knowledge of how to design and implement effective instructional routines for a variety of students.

REGISTER HERE!

 

Inclusion for Students with Visual Impairment in Physical Education:  Accommodations for Specific Activities

November 6, 2019 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

Kristine Seljenes is a physical education teacher at Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. In this webinar, she provides guidance in accommodations for specific activities of physical education such as swimming, basketball, wrestling and track and field. Through videos, handouts and discussions, participants will learn effective approaches for including VI students. Ms. Seljenes will also share information regarding resources for materials and additional learning.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn strategies and materials that are effective for including students with visual impairment in specific activities and sports in physical education classes.
  • Participants will acquire information regarding resources for materials and additional training related to inclusion of VI students in PE.

REGISTER HERE!

 

APH Products: What's Available for Students with Visual Impairments

November 14, 2019 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

Attend this webinar to learn about instructional materials and other products available from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH). View new and existing products that support students' learning of the core curricula and Expanded Core Curriculum. Materials available on Federal Quota will be addressed as well.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will view new and existing APH products that support the core curricula and Expanded Core Curriculum.
  • Participants will identify materials available on Federal Quota.

REGISTER HERE!

 

Active Learning Case Studies: Student Centered Planning (November)

November 19, 2019 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

The purpose of the Study Group this year will be to share case studies and discuss implementation of an Active Learning approach. Using student video and planning documents, participants will collaborate to design effective and meaningful instruction using active learning strategies. Each session will require one volunteer to share information and video of one of their students. These videos will NOT be posted online and will only be viewed during the live sessions with a closed group. The sessions will be from 3pm-4pm on 09/24/19, 11/19/19, 1/21/20, and 3/24/20. Interested parties are not required to participate in all four meetings, but it is encouraged. Drop-ins are also welcome!

Learning Objectives: Participants will deepen their knowledge of active learning assessment, planning, and instruction.

REGISTER HERE!

 

CVI Study Group (December)

December 9, 2019 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

Participants will share documents and videos regarding their own students via Google Drive. Participants will discuss newly submitted materials and offer suggestions to share with the community of professionals and parents who would like the opportunity to learn together. Participants will explore suggestions with their student and share how the student responds with the group. Participants will explore topics and resources of interest related to CVI as identified by the group. These webinars will not be recorded. Additional CVI Study Groups are scheduled for December 9th, February 10th, and April 6th.

Learning Objectives:

  • Become more familiar with CVI Characteristics.
  • Increase knowledge of CVI Range Assessment.
  • Work with peers to brainstorm CVI interventions for their students.
  • Share information about new research and best practices.

REGISTER HERE!

 

Active Learning Case Studies: Student Centered Planning (January)

January 21, 2020 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

The purpose of the Study Group this year will be to share case studies and discuss implementation of an Active Learning approach. Using student video and planning documents, participants will collaborate to design effective and meaningful instruction using active learning strategies. Each session will require one volunteer to share information and video of one of their students. These videos will NOT be posted online and will only be viewed during the live sessions with a closed group. The sessions will be from 3pm-4pm on 09/24/19, 11/19/19, 1/21/20, and 3/24/20. Interested parties are not required to participate in all four meetings, but it is encouraged. Drop-ins are also welcome!

Learning Objectives: Participants will deepen their knowledge of active learning assessment, planning, and instruction.

REGISTER HERE!

 

Consideration of Assistive Technology for Young Braille Learners

February 4, 2020 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

Do you ever wonder when and how to introduce assistive technology (AT) to young braille students? Learn to use data to plan for the instruction of necessary skills that will lead to the learning of AT. Tips, strategies and resources will be shared during this webinar.Learning Objectives: Participants will deepen their knowledge of active learning assessment, planning, and instruction.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will identify the necessary skills for young Braille learners to begin learning about assistive technology (AT).
  • Participants will use data to plan for the instruction of AT.
  • Participants will receive tips, strategies and resources.

REGISTER HERE!

 

CVI Study Group (February)

February 10, 2020 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

Participants will share documents and videos regarding their own students via Google Drive. Participants will discuss newly submitted materials and offer suggestions to share with the community of professionals and parents who would like the opportunity to learn together. Participants will explore suggestions with their student and share how the student responds with the group. Participants will explore topics and resources of interest related to CVI as identified by the group. These webinars will not be recorded. Additional CVI Study Groups are scheduled for December 9th, February 10th, and April 6th.

Learning Objectives:

  • Become more familiar with CVI Characteristics.
  • Increase knowledge of CVI Range Assessment.
  • Work with peers to brainstorm CVI interventions for their students.
  • Share information about new research and best practices.

REGISTER HERE!

 

Active Learning Case Studies: Student Centered Planning (March)

March 24, 2020 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

The purpose of the Study Group this year will be to share case studies and discuss implementation of an Active Learning approach. Using student video and planning documents, participants will collaborate to design effective and meaningful instruction using active learning strategies. Each session will require one volunteer to share information and video of one of their students. These videos will NOT be posted online and will only be viewed during the live sessions with a closed group. The sessions will be from 3pm-4pm on 09/24/19, 11/19/19, 1/21/20, and 3/24/20. Interested parties are not required to participate in all four meetings, but it is encouraged. Drop-ins are also welcome!

Learning Objectives: Participants will deepen their knowledge of active learning assessment, planning, and instruction.

REGISTER HERE!

 

CVI Study Group (April)

April 6, 2020 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) 

Participants will share documents and videos regarding their own students via Google Drive. Participants will discuss newly submitted materials and offer suggestions to share with the community of professionals and parents who would like the opportunity to learn together. Participants will explore suggestions with their student and share how the student responds with the group. Participants will explore topics and resources of interest related to CVI as identified by the group. These webinars will not be recorded. Additional CVI Study Groups are scheduled for December 9th, February 10th, and April 6th.

Learning Objectives:

  • Become more familiar with CVI Characteristics.
  • Increase knowledge of CVI Range Assessment.
  • Work with peers to brainstorm CVI interventions for their students.
  • Share information about new research and best practices.

REGISTER HERE!