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July 20-21, 2017

Tips & Tools: Active Learning Training

Presented by Patty Obrzut

Location: Baraboo Civic Center, 124 2nd St. Room #12, Baraboo, WI 53913

For more information please contact:  Wisconsin Deafblind Technical Assistance Project & Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Jennifer Hudson-Stanek - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (608) 356-2023 www.wdbtap.wi.gov 

Ms. Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L. a recognized expert and premier educator in Active Learning theory from the Penrickton Center for Blind Children will be providing you with tips and tools to incorporate this fresh and pioneering approach into your curriculum. Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing stereotypical, self-injurious or aggressive behaviors. Training is designed for service providers and parents working with children from developmental level birth to age 3 years. Active Learning equipment and materials will be present throughout the training.

Registration: To register please complete the Google form at: https://goo.gl/forms/OCSOutrcyinZZ80p2 Registration is $35, please make checks payable to WDBTAP, including the name of the attendee and mail to: WDBTAP - Tips & Tools 124 2nd St. #35 Baraboo, WI 53913 Registration Deadline: June 19, 2017

Scholarship: Scholarships are available for registration and hotel costs for individuals working with students who are on the Wisconsin deafblind census. To apply for the scholarship complete the Google form at: https://goo.gl/forms/vloQYcRGeRtWLG432 Credit

Registration: WDBTAP has partnered with UW-Eau Claire to offer credit. This course is being offered at a tuition rate of $89 for one undergraduate credit or $109 for one graduate credit. Participants must attend both days of the training to be eligible for credits and complete the required assignment after the event. Registration materials will be available at the Tips & Tools training.

 Accommodations: Participants are responsible for making their hotel reservation. A block of rooms has been held under WDBTAP at the WI state lodging rate or $82 until June 19, 2017. For reservations contact: The Best Western Baraboo Inn (608) 356-1100 725 W. Pine St. Baraboo, WI 53913

Transportation: Baraboo is located 45 minutes North of the Dane County regional airport in Madison, WI. There is no public transportation between Baraboo and Madison.

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August 2017


September 2017

September 28, 2017

Active Learning Study Group

Time:  4-5 PM EST, 3-4  CST, 2-3 MST, 1-2 PST

This is the first of a 5-part series of webinars that will focus on a variety of topics, such as setting up a classroom and schedule, choosing materials, addressing the student with CVI, using Active Learning with older students and information on research related to Active Learning. Various guest speakers will be a part of this year’s presentations.  You must register for each individual session; go to https://txtsbvi.escworks.net/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=39329.

Register now.

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October 2017


 October 26-27, 2017

Active Learning for Individuals with Multiple Special Needs - a two day conference

Presented by Patty Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R

Arrowwood Lodge, Baxter MN

This presentation will cover all the basic elements of Active Learning and is appropriate for individuals who have never been to an Active Learning training as well as those who have experience with this approach.

 

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November 2017

November 30, 2017

Active Learning Study Group

Time:  4-5 PM EST, 3-4  CST, 2-3 MST, 1-2 PST

This is the second of a 5-part series of webinars that will focus on a variety of topics, such as setting up a classroom and schedule, choosing materials, addressing the student with CVI, using Active Learning with older students and information on research related to Active Learning. Various guest speakers will be a part of this year’s presentations.  You must register for each individual session; go to https://txtsbvi.escworks.net/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=39331.

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December 2017


January 2018

January 25, 2018

Active Learning Study Group

Time:  4-5 PM EST, 3-4  CST, 2-3 MST, 1-2 PST

This is the third part of a 5-part series of webinars that will focus on a variety of topics, such as setting up a classroom and schedule, choosing materials, addressing the student with CVI, using Active Learning with older students and information on research related to Active Learning. Various guest speakers will be a part of this year’s presentations.  You must register for each individual session; go to https://txtsbvi.escworks.net/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=39333.

 

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February 2018


March 2018

March 29, 2018

Active Learning Study Group

Time:  4-5 PM EST, 3-4  CST, 2-3 MST, 1-2 PST

This is the fourth of a 5-part series of webinars that will focus on a variety of topics, such as setting up a classroom and schedule, choosing materials, addressing the student with CVI, using Active Learning with older students and information on research related to Active Learning. Various guest speakers will be a part of this year’s presentations.  You must register for each individual session; go to https://txtsbvi.escworks.net/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=39335.

 


April 2018

 


May 2018

May 17, 2018

Active Learning Study Group

Time:  4-5 PM EST, 3-4  CST, 2-3 MST, 1-2 PST

This is the last of a 5-part series of webinars that will focus on a variety of topics, such as setting up a classroom and schedule, choosing materials, addressing the student with CVI, using Active Learning with older students and information on research related to Active Learning. Various guest speakers will be a part of this year’s presentations.  You must register for each individual session; go to https://txtsbvi.escworks.net/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=39337.