Recognizing Lies: An introduction to Literacy in the post-truth era

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Susan Brooks-Young

The spread of misinformation is nothing new, but websites and social media make it far easier to distribute and more difficult to detect. In this webinar Susan Brooks-Young offers an overview of literacy skills today’s educators need, both personally and to help their students become more discriminating consumers of media.

Social and Emotional Learning—Essential Skills for Educators and Students

Tom Lehrer once said, “If people can’t communicate, the least they can do is shut-up!” Would that it were so simple. In today’s global melting pot, it’s more important than ever that adults and students master and employ skills that enable them to succeed beyond academics. The concept of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is not new, but there is growing interest in this framework. Watch this recorded webinar to learn more about the five SEL competencies and technology-supported strategies educators and students can use to develop healthier, more productive learning environments. Presenter: Susan Brooks-Young.

Going Paperless: Diverse Learning with iPads and Apps

Monte Vista Christian School in Santa Cruz County is one of the first schools to implement iPads for one-to-one teaching and learning.  You will hear from the headmaster/principal, teachers, and students on how the iPad is helping their school go paperless, engage students in active learning and promote autonomous learning with a variety of educational apps.

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