In this interactive webinar, Kate Cordes, M.Ed. and NBCT, will share best practices and helpful tips for efficiently transitioning to online lessons and assignments that engage students in continued learning amid recent school closures. In Part One of the series, participants will learn about key theories of online instruction that foster engagement, as well as ideas for incorporating synchronous and asynchronous teaching and learning methods, class discussions, and e-books. As an added bonus, Kate will also share tips for parents and caretakers who may be curious about best supporting students who are now learning remotely.
Kate Cordes is a National Board Certified English Teacher who currently teaches 10th grade English, 12th grade English, and AP English Literature at Skyview High School. She received her undergraduate degree in English, Psychology, and Medieval Studies from St. Olaf College and spent a year at Oxford University studying Medieval and 20th-century British Literature. With a master's degree in education from Montana State University-Billings, she focuses her teaching efforts on writing instruction, technology integration, and becoming the best teacher and leader possible.