lead4ward virtual learning open sessions
connecting with kids – creating community

engaging learners across environments [virtual]
Oct. 27 • hosted by lead4ward and ESC 3
morning session (8:30am – 11:30am) or afternoon session (1:00pm – 4:00pm)

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Do you want to be a dynamic, effective teacher in a virtual environment? Then, student engagement will be a critical component of your virtual instruction! In this session, teachers will increase both their competence and confidence in delivering engaging, rigorous instruction for both in-person (where students must be socially distanced) and virtual learning environments.

What you will learn:

  • how teachers can get started by setting up an engaging, productive virtual learning environment
    • setting up the teacher’s virtual teaching space
    • setting up the student’s virtual learning space
    • establishing virtual norms
    • developing virtual classroom routines
  • how to proactively address classroom management issues in a virtual learning environment
  • how teachers can promote engagement by partnering virtual platform features (camera, chat, breakout rooms) with
    four of lead4ward’s instructional tools

    • quickchecks
    • think it up
    • thinking stems
    • instructional strategies playlist

Your solution for:

  • helping teachers learn how to set up virtual classrooms
  • increasing teachers’ competence in using engaging strategies within virtual platforms for both in-person (socially distanced)
    and virtual instruction
  • increasing teachers’ confidence in delivering instruction that engages and challenges students to learn


re·imagine – think! 2020 [virtual]
think! conference oct – dec 2020
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We imagined and then we re-imagined because that’s what thinkers do. We are excited to be able to bring this year’s think! conference to you in a virtual format with learning experiences that are relevant, engaging, and just-in-time for wherever we are. We will learn with and from other innovative thought leaders like you, who have a vision of how to truly make a difference.

We can’t just reimagine what we do, we have to reimagine who we are. Join us to:

  • re.imagine laughter and leadership
  • re.imagine relationships and rigor
  • re.imagine creativity and collaboration
  • re.imagine energy and evidence

Kids deserve educators like you who are brave enough to re.imagine learning through authentic and meaningful experiences that will change the world. Let’s do this. #reimagine4ward

who: teachers, leaders, thinkers

when: think thursdays oct 22, 29, nov 5, 12, 19, dec 3

what: your registration will include:

  • opening keynote session in the afternoon on oct. 22
  • 4 days (oct 29, nov 5, 12, & 19) of innovative learning sessions to choose from with morning and afternoon options
  • fun opportunities to connect, laugh, energize, and create with other participants throughout the conference
  • closing keynote session in the morning on dec. 3

where: wherever you are