Our 7/30/12 webinar for new teachers (and teachers new to the middle grades) was a great success! Of course we captured this comment near the end of the session, from presenter Rick Wormeli:
“MiddleWeb is one of the greatest tools we have!”
You’ll find information about the discussion leaders below – along with handouts, webinar slides and more!
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What: MiddleWeb’s Free Webinar for New Middle Grades Teachers (and experienced teachers new to grades 4-8)
Who: Our presenters included:
• Former Disney TOY and sought-after middle grades teaching expert Rick Wormeli, author of Meet Me in the Middle and Day One & Beyond: Practical Matters for New Middle-Level Teachers.
• Blogger (TweenTeacher, Edutopia) and 8th grade E/LA teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron, author of ‘Tween Crayons & Curfews: Tips for Middle School Teachers.
• Education Week contributor Elizabeth Stein, special education teacher and new-teacher mentor, nationally certified in Literacy, with teaching experience across the grades 4-8 spectrum. Elizabeth is also a MiddleWeb blogger, at Two Teachers in the Room.
Our session was moderated by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, CEO of Powerful Learning Practice and co-author of The Connected Educator: Leading and Learning in a Digital Age.
Sponsors: Stenhouse Publishing, Eye on Education, Powerful Learning Practice LLC
Webinar Handouts and Slides
HWG-Learning Styles_Multiple Intelligences (PDF – chart from her book)
HWG-Teach the Teacher Project (.doc)
HWG-Problem Statement handout (.doc)
Our New Teacher 911 resources page!
If you have any questions, please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org