Teaching Virtually: Engaging and Empowering Students Through Virtual Learning

Teaching Virtually: Engaging and Empowering Students Through Virtual Learning

Looking for PD on virtual teaching? Don’t want to or can’t take a whole day off? Look no further!

Join SDE consultant and popular presenter, Dr. Lori Elliott for this series of four 75-minute seminars starting next week! This seminar will run every Wednesday from August 19 to September 9 at 4:00- 5:15pm CST.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to build a community in a virtual world
  • Ideas for fun and engaging virtual activities
  • How to assess and give feedback during digital learning
  • And much more!

All sessions will be live and interactive, plus you’ll get the recordings from each session for 30 days after the event. The best part? The affordable price at just $199!

Watch this video with Lori to learn more about the seminar directly from her!

Lori Video

Full Seminar Agenda

Session 1 – Wednesday, August 19: Virtual Teaching a Step-by-Step Approach

What should virtual teaching and learning look like? What are the essential principles of online instruction? Discover a simple, but effective framework for instructing online. Learn how to create your weekly schedule and develop high-quality lesson plans. Let Lori show you how to work smarter, not harder as a virtual teacher. She will share easy-to-use resources for lessons and teaching resources.

Session 2 – Wednesday, August 26: Building an Online Class Community

How do you connect with students and parents when teaching virtually? What do we know about meeting the social-emotional needs of our learners when teaching online? In this session, you will explore simple, but powerful ways to build a classroom community and support parents as they partner with you on this virtual learning journey. You will also discuss how to tackle equity issues facing schools today.

Session 3 – Wednesday, September 2: Powerful and Fun Virtual Lessons and Tools

Just let us teach! Teachers want to be with students and want to teach! Lori will fill your teaching toolbox with strategies and web tools to make your lessons fun, engaging, and effective. Learn how to include choice and exploration to empower students in their learning. You will find these tips and strategies useful for teaching face-to-face or virtually.

Session 4 – Wednesday, September 9: Assessment and Feedback Strategies for Virtual Learning

How do we know they are learning? Students need feedback to grow and deepen understanding. In this session, we will tackle how to provide feedback and assess online learning. Lori will share tips and tools for assessment and feedback. Learn how reflection, goal setting, and choice are key elements in virtual instruction.


Learn more and register today!