4 (plus more) Professional Development Videos for Educators Blog Feature

By: VariQuest Visual and Kinesthetic Learning Suite on June 16th, 2022

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4 (plus more) Professional Development Videos for Educators

Professional Development | Recognition | Student Engagement | Parental Involvement | Featured Topics: Student Engagement | Featured Topics: Professional Development | student achievement | social-emotional learning | VariQuest Resource Center | classroom management

When it comes to professional growth as an educator, you have a lot of choices to expand your skillset to help your students and further your goals, but your time is precious. From continuing education on social-emotional development and neuroscience, to tactical strategies for learning in the classroom, we at VariQuest have put together a list of some of our best professional development webinar and video opportunities for educators to help you fill your teaching toolbox with valuable resources and future-forming assets.

growth fixed mindset webinar thumb (1)Recorded Webinar: Growth and Fixed Mindset

A growth mindset helps to face challenges with confidence, turn mistakes into opportunities of growth, and achieve goals with persistence - while a fixed mindset can hinder the motivation to learn. In this webinar you'll learn about the neuroscience behind how mindsets develop and impact student achievement, then learn tactical strategies on how you can nurture a growth mindset in your classroom!

Plus, you'll receive a free download of our printable My Growth Year Mindset Journal and Dr. Melissa Hughes' ebook on Mindset: Fears, Commas, and the F-Word (Failure) just for registering!

Glow and Grow All LitEmail Video Series: Glow and Grow

This 6-part professional development series is delivered to your inbox once a week for 6 weeks featuring short videos covering the topics of student engagement, inclusivity, critical thinking, parental involvement, student achievement, and recognition. The first part of each video covers the brain function behind each of these concepts, while the second half gives you tactical strategies for primary classrooms to nurture and develop the skills necessary to foster a growth environment.

Mindfulness in the Classroom webinar video thumbRecorded Webinar: Mindfulness in the Classroom

Mindfulness-based practices can be an effective way to reduce stress and anxiety in students and improve their academic and behavioral outcomes. With mental health and social-emotional wellbeing a more important topic in our school buildings than ever before, follow along with Dr. Melissa Hughes, a whole brain teaching and learning expert, to explore the research around the value of mindfulness and how it helps to manage emotions and create optimal conditions for learning.

PD Webinar Video ScreenshotRecorded Webinar: Start the Year With Interactive Notebooks

Featuring foldables, graphic organizers, concept webs, diagrams, and other visuals, interactive notebooks enable students to use whole-brain thinking to demonstrate their learning and provide a cohesive structure for multiple learning styles. This recorded webinar features student work examples, effective ways to communicate this teaching strategy with parents, and ideas for using the VariQuest Suite to easily create expressive portfolios of individual learning.

VariQuest Customers have access to these and more on-demand professional development webinars in our exclusive customer portal, the VariQuest Resource Center. Does your school have our tools, but you're not registered yet? It's free and easy!

To learn more about how the VariQuest Suite can support professional development and the tactics and tools discussed in these presentations, request a no-obligation demonstration with one of our expert education consultants and you'll be amazed by the time-saving templates and tools you could be using to enhance your learning environment!

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