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C.A.R.E. for Educators Zoom Gathering

Join Citizen U, Our American Voice, and DePaul University for a unique experience of listening, learning, and growing together as teachers and change agents on June 8 at 3:00pm CST. Learn more.

C.A.R.E. Learning in a Remote Situation

Below are recordings of four free webinars held April 21, 23, 28, 30, 2020. Educators who watched all four webinars and wrote about how they planned to employ the information and strategies presented in the sessions in their classrooms earned a micro-credential certificate in Innovative Remote Teaching Practices with Civic-Mindedness.

Navigating Teacher and Student Stress in Uncertain Times

In order to learn and engage fully with teaching and learning, managing stress is essential. This webinar began the series of four as the foundation of social emotional resiliency needed for true learning. Gain strategies to ease the stress and anxiety of this uncertain time as well as to support students in coping with stress and anxiety.

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Getting Student Attention When Teaching Remotely

As teachers and students enter a new reality for learning, new methods of engaging students and shifting the paradigm of learning are needed.  Learn key strategies to: 1) establish a new classroom climate and culture, 2) create a system and structure to support independent learning, and 3) develop personalized strategies to gain student interest in learning.

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Keeping Students Engaged When Teaching Remotely

As students are learning from home with a myriad of distractions, keeping them focused on learning in this new arena is essential. In this webinar, learn about proven teaching methodologies to keep student engagement and attention during remote teaching.

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Empowering Students When Teaching Remotely

Remote teaching requires a shift in the roles of teacher and student.  Empowered students are independent learners who can navigate critical thinking and creative thinking to reach new levels of achievement. In this webinar, gain skills and strategies to teach remotely in ways that empower and enliven students.

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