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PDRC On-Demand Webinars

From January 2020, we design and deliver interactive and differentiated instructional and leadership opportunities in all content areas and from Pre-K to 12. We have organized these online and blended sessions into the following five overarching areas:

  1. Strategies for Social-Emotional Development and Learning, Pre-K to Adolescence

  2. Developing Students' Communication Competences and Social Responsibility

  3. Constructing Students' Knowledge to Problem-Solve and Innovate

  4. Fostering the Leadership of Administrators, Teachers, Students, and Parents

  5. Distance Teaching and Learning

We invite you to view and use these resources to enhance your instructional
practice and improve student academic achievement.

Additional instructional resources for the on-demand webinars are available upon request. Please contact PDRC@Fordham.edu, you will receive the resources via email attachments or links.


(4,1) How might students be experiencing stress now? How are you coping? This webinar offers ways to cope and even thrive during this time of adversity.

(4,5) Is it possible to maintain a well-rounded school when teaching online? Yes, this webinar will show you the ropes to create a vibrant and integrated distance- learning environment.

(2,5) When you understand that every Learner is unique and that s/he can succeed regardless of the circumstances, use the tools shared in the webinar and make it happen.

(2,3) How can we support students’ emotional and academic learning? This webinar illustrates it through the development of engaging tasks that promote life-long literacy practices in young Learners.

(1,4) Leadership has been tested in previously unimaginable ways. This webinar identifies strategies to help address leaders’ emotional fatigue while helping them find the courage to lead others with empathy and presence.

(2,3) Use this guide to build independent reading routines in young students or in your children so that they can enjoy reading and learning confidently, in one or more than one language.

(2,3) Use this guide to build independent reading routines in young students or in your children so that they can enjoy reading and learning confidently, in one or more than one language. (Spanish)

(2,3) Use this guide to build independent reading routines in young students or in your children so that they can enjoy reading and learning confidently, in one or more than one language. (Greek)

(3,5) How do we engage Secondary Students in Mathematics online? This webinar demonstrates how to use the functionality of online platforms to teach Mathematics in a virtual and engaging learning environment.

(3,5) How do we engage Elementary Students in Mathematics online? Learn how to create engaging collaborative Math activities for young learners and strategies to maintain communication with their families.

What should you think about when teaching Mathematics online? Learn how to develop powerful Math lessons using virtual manipulatives and the techniques you need to create engaging presentations.

Why should we incorporate game design in our virtual lessons? As illustrated in this webinar, engaging game-like educational experiences that connect with an interactive narrative foster empathy, problem-solving, and collaboration skills that support students’ academic learning. (Session 1)

Why should we incorporate game design in our virtual lessons? As illustrated in this webinar, engaging game-like educational experiences that connect with an interactive narrative foster empathy, problem-solving and collaboration skills that support students’ academic learning. (Session 2)

(4, 1) What are the lessons learned during the COVID-19 era? Supporting teachers from a distance, building trust, and keeping an open dialogue are key topics of this powerful conversation among school leaders.

(4, 1)  What did the end of this school year mean to students and teachers? Where do we go from there? In this leadership conversation, you will learn about proven teaching and learning strategies that can foster a vibrant online school community.

(4, 5) How can we keep our school’s mission alive and purposeful to its vision?  This webinar prompts a reflective examination leading to a "re-vision" of a school’s mission and vision in the current paradigm.

(1,2)What strategies and supports have promoted your social/emotional wellbeing in the past months?

How might these experiences help you in working with your students?

  • Learn a few technology tools you can use from Day One
  • Walk away with a “Grab and Go Lesson Plan” for the first day of class in the fall
  • Gather fun activity ideas or protocols to use in lessons across subjects

  • Learn how to deliver a math lesson virtually
  • Learn how to use different teaching tools to provide math instruction
  • Virtually assessing via multiple assessment tools