Events

A young boy plays with Magnetos, a large tin can, and jingle bells on a Multi-Function Activity Table at the Narbethong State Special School in Australia.
A young boy plays with Magnetos, a large tin can, and jingle bells on a Multi-Function Activity Table at the Narbethong State Special School in Australia.

Below is a listing of training events and activities related to Active Learning. If you have an event you would like to share, please email hurstk@tsbvi.edu.

 


January 2023

January 10, 2023

3:30-4:30 PM EST

Social and Emotional Development: The Five Phases of Educational Treatment in Active Learning

If you live in Georgia, this webinar is open to you. This webinar is hosted by Georgia Sensory Assistance Project, University of Georgia. Please contact Heather Boyle for more information at Heather.Boyle@uga.edu

The latest research on brain development stresses the importance of helping the child to develop a healthy self-identity and recognizing that emotional development is not in place at birth. This session will focus on the Active Learning strategies developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen, what she called the Five Phases of Educational Treatment, that address social and emotional development in children who are visually impaired, blind, or deafblind.

January 26, 2023

3:00-4:00 PM CST

Active Learning Case Studies: Student Centered Planning

During the Active Learning Study Groups , teams will 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. 

Register to attend.

February 2023

February 9, 2023 – 3:00-4:00 PM

Social and Emotional Development: The Five Phases of Educational Treatment in Active Learning Webinar

Presenters: Kate Hurst, Active Learning Space Content Developer and Julie Lemman, Deafblind Consultant

The latest research on brain development stresses the importance of helping the child to develop a healthy self-identity. Recognizing that emotional development is not in place at birth, adult-child interactions help to build a strong self-identity and emotional resilience in children. This session will focus on the Active Learning strategies developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen, what she called the Five Phases of Educational Treatment, that address social and emotional development in children who are visually impaired, blind, or deafblind.

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March 2023

March 14, 2023

3:30-4:30 EST

Utilizing Active Learning to Provide Instruction in the General Education Curriculum

If you live in Georgia, this webinar is open to you. This webinar is hosted by Georgia Sensory Assistance Project, University of Georgia. Please contact Heather Boyle for more information at Heather.Boyle@uga.edu

Active Learning is a total approach to assessment, program development, and instruction for all areas of the general and expanded core curriculum areas for students who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind at the earliest developmental levels. This session will focus on how to use the FIELA curriculum and to develop Active Learning activities and instruction to address learning in all areas. This will include guidance on aligning goals and objectives in subjects like Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts and Fine Arts in the development of the IEP.

March 23, 2023 

3:00-4:00 PM CST

Active Learning Case Studies: Student Centered Planning

During the Active Learning Study Groups , teams will 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. 

Register to attend.