Cold weather, first semester exams, holiday obligations, national elections, global pandemicâ€¦ Feeling stressed?
Youâ€™re not the only one. Educational leaders who attended our Permission to Thrive session in October got their hands on some pretty cool tools to help them get their teams (and themselves) out of survival mode this fall. Participants told us they loved it – and that they wanted more.
Participants said they needed resources to help their teams be their best while dealing with the stress of persistent uncertainty and everyday disruptions, which contribute to stress.
So, we asked our favorite trauma-skilled care trainer and our friends at Miami Universityâ€™s Center for School-Based Mental Health Programs and the Ohio Mental Health Network for School Success to put their heads together to identify five strategies for stress management. Together, we want to share them with you in a FREE, one-hour session.
This training is designed for leaders in organizations that serve youth – school administrators, team leaders, academic coaches, after-school program coordinators, non-profit agency directors and more. Participants will:
Discover five quick and easy activities for minimizing stress as individuals and in teams;
Develop a strategy to replicate this training for your staff or team; and,
Get your hands on a totally awesome virtual swag bag with resources, tools and training options to manage stress all year
Weâ€™ll offer this live, virtual session twice so that you can pick the most convenient day and time:
AFTERNOON SESSION: Wednesday, December 2, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., or
MORNING SESSION: Friday, December 4, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
After you have registered for one of the two available dates, a confirmation email will be sent to you. It will include the Zoom link.
QUESTIONS? Contact Tricia Moore, the director of partnership and engagement for EnvisionEdPlus. She can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or cell phone (614.357.4439 â€“ call or text).
Consider the differences between engaging and supporting eight types of parents or family members you might encounter. Reflect on your past experiences with each of those types. Create and implement an action plan to improve your support for families who need it.
The content in this course is designed to begin your understanding of STEAM integration (design thinking) and apply this knowledge to your own classroom. You will have the opportunity to implement a mini lesson and receive feedback about your lesson. Two â€œoffice hoursâ€ will be available to chat with the instructor and others enrolled in this course.
The brain is constantly changing and molding in response to the environment. These changes impact student learning. This is especially true in terms of trauma. This training is designed to help participants learn what goes on in the brain and how they can set up a learning environment for each of the students in their class.
The content in this course is designed to begin your understanding of Problem Based Learning(PBL) and apply this knowledge to your own classroom. You will have the opportunity to implement a mini lesson and receive feedback about your lesson.
Core content includes an overview of Ohioâ€™s Plan to Raise Literacy Achievement, evidence-based literacy practices, and resources and tools for literacy instruction. Participants will create, implement and improve two classroom-based literacy strategies (in-person, blended or remote).
In Engaging Families Through Support - Level 1, you learned about eight types of parents/caregivers and reflected on your past experiences with each type, culminating in a plan to better engage specific types as partners in their children's education. During this 8-hour asynchronous course you will delve deeper in your understanding of the eight types of parents/caregivers by speaking with individual family members you work with, discovering what they need from you and your program, and implementing an action plan informed by the actual families you serve. Doing so will give you sustainable skills and strategies to build stronger family engagement year after year.
Differentiation is effective instruction that is responsive to the learnerâ€™s preferences, interests and their readiness. It could be explained as a framework for thinking about your teaching and your studentâ€™s learning.
This course discusses differentiation as an effective teaching tool. Included are many resources and strategies to help meet the learning needs of each student. Participants will learn through various articles, videos, examples, strategies and resources to adapt lessons to meet the needs of each student in their classrooms.
This course gives an advanced understanding of the brain. including differences between â€œactiveâ€ and â€œrelationalâ€ based brains, trauma-related behaviors, and strategies to reach and teach trauma-impacted students so that they can re-engage in learning. Participants will learn about the range of thinking that a brain does, explore how students fit into the range of thinking, and discover healthy ways of engaging the full range of thinking.
This 8-hour, self-paced course is facilitated by Laurie Trotter, an EnvisionEdPlus Instructional Specialist.
The course explores advanced differentiation as an effective instructional method that is responsive to the learnerâ€™s preferences and interests. Create, implement, and improve a lesson plan to engage all learners. Participants will learn through various articles, videos, examples, strategies, and resources to be able to be proficient in starting to adapt lessons to meet all needs of students in their classroom.
Prerequisite: Differentiated and Engaged Instruction (Bronze Badge).
Encourage lifelong learning, improve focus, reduce anxiety and enhance thinking in your classroom or program. Creativity is a learned and trained process for getting the most out of higher level thinking and problem solving of your students. Learn how to embed creativity easily into your lessons, using strategies that will help unlock your students ability to be innovative thinkers and problem solvers. This course is appropriate for anyone who works with youth and also satisfies the HQPD Gifted competencies of A, B, and D.