MAGNET-RELATED Webinars

To help you take advantage of online opportunities to build your professional knowledge, the MSAP Center offers this list of webinars. To learn more, click on the link at the end of a description to go to the sponsoring organization’s website.

Transform Your Lesson Plans with SAMR and TeachersFirst

Organization: Ok2Ask
Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 7:00–8:30 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Technology done right can foster engagement and higher order thinking. When strategically infused into lesson plans designed with sound instructional practices, technology can provide challenging, collaborative, and creative experiences. Learn how to transform your lesson plans by applying the SAMR model in conjunction with resources available on the TeachersFirst website. This session is for teachers at ALL technology comfort levels. Learn More

Classroom Management Tips for New Teachers

Organization: edWeb.net
Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 5:00–6:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Teachers are presented with a challenge each year: how do you balance being strict enough to command respect with being personable enough to build positive relationships with students? Join veteran teacher and administrator Shannon Holden as he shows novice teachers how to establish themselves as the authority figure in the classroom. Learn More

Smithsonian Science How: Text Chat with Geologist Cari Corrigan about Her Job Studying Antarctic Meteorites

Organization: Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
Date: October 26, 2017
Time: 11:00–11:30 PM & 2:00–2:30 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Chat with Dr. Cari Corrigan about her job as a geologist in the Division of Meteorites at the National Museum of Natural History. Learn More Learn More

Google Earth Web: Oh the Places You Can Go

Organization: Ok2Ask
Date: October 31, 2017
Time: 7:00–8:30 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Dust off your digital passport and join us on a journey using the new Google Earth web. Learn the key features of Google Earth web and how to incorporate this powerful tool into your classroom instruction. The reimagined version of Google Earth includes features that go beyond the use of maps and satellite imagery. Users can now explore the world with Voyager, Google’s Earth’s showcase of guided tours, and try out the 3D button to view places from any angle. Leave with classroom ideas and lesson planning resources. This session is for teachers at ALL technology comfort levels. Learn More

Smithsonian Science How Video Webcast: History of Deep-Sea Science and Exploration with Zoologist Dave Pawson

Organization: Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 11:00–11:30 PM & 2:00–2:30 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Participate in this interactive video webcast to learn about the history of deep-sea science and exploration. Learn More Learn More

Contextualizing STEM in the Science of Food 

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 6:30–8:00 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: This interaction with agriculture (InterAgtion) web seminar will share classroom-ready resources for investigating phenomena observed daily from farm to fork and the related science and technology careers. Learn More

Smithsonian Science How Video Webcast: Volcanoes with Geologist Ben Andrews

Organization: Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
Date: December 14, 2017
Time: 11:00–11:30 PM & 2:00–2:30 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Participate in this interactive video webcast to learn about what happens during a volcanic eruption. Learn More Learn More

Smithsonian Science How: Text Chat with Fossil Preparator Michelle Pinsdorf about Her Job Preparing Fossils for Study and Display

Organization: Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
Date: January 18, 2018
Time: 11:00–11:30 PM & 2:00–2:30 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Participate in a live text chat with Michelle Pinsdorf to learn about how she carefully preserves fossils to maintain their value far into the future. Learn More

Smithsonian Science How Video Webcast: Fossil Insects with Paleobiologist Conrad Labandeira

Organization: Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
Date: February 8, 2018
Time: 11:00–11:30 PM & 2:00–2:30 PM EASTERN
Registration: Individual registration is required to participate in this webinar
Description: Participate in this interactive video webcast to learn how Smithsonian scientist Conrad Labandeira uses forensic techniques to study fossil insects and plants to understand ancient ecosystems. Learn More