The following webinars are part of the IDRA EAC-South’s free webinar series on Equitable Practices for Online Learning to support educators as you continue student learning during this unprecedented coronavirus (COVID-19) event.

Equitable Practices for Teaching Online

Friday, March 20, 2020 @ 2:00-3:00 pm (cst) – Watch recording 

Featuring Dr. Paula Johnson, IDRA, and Dr. Stephanie Garcia, IDRA

This webinar helps teachers rethink their lesson plans for an online platform, including resources like teacher-created YouTube channels and explainer videos, tools for sharing resources with your peers, and ways of working with your district to ensure students have access.

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Digital Divide: Connectivity, Infrastructure and Devices

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 2:00-3:30 pm (cst)

Featuring Jordana Barton, Federal Reserve Bank; Rene Gonzales, Lit Communities, and Terrence Wilson, J.D. IDRA

Get practical solutions to addressing the digital divide for your students. This webinar will explore immediate and sustainable long-term strategies that preserve the integrity of district fiscal policies.


Tools & Tips to Alleviate the Homework Gap

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 @ 2:00-3:00 pm (cst) – new date!

The homework gap is not a new problem. But with the move to system-wide distance learning, it’s not just a homework gap any longer. This webinar presents ways to support students who do not have internet access or computer.


Other Topics in the Works

Here are a few other topics we’re working on…

  • Facilitating Online Math Lessons with Whiteboard and Other Apps
  • Serving English Language Learners Online
  • Writing – Abydos
  • Early Childhood Education Lessons with Semillitas de Aprendizaje
  • Project-Based Learning Across the Curriculum