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GPB Education Hosts Webinars To Support At-Home Learning

To continue our support for educators, students, and families during Georgia's mandated school closures, GPB Education is hosting a number of free webinars. These webinars include topics such as strategies to engage early learners, introductions to vast education providers like Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia, and deep dives into GPB Education's original digital learning content. 
See below for our upcoming webinars:
When: Thursday, April 8 at 3 PM ET
Join us for an exploration of our ever-expanding virtual field trip catalog! We will provide an overview of the available resources, how to navigate the platform, tips for getting the most out of these experiences, as well as ideas for engaging instructional strategies and current updates.
When: Tuesday, April 7 at 3 PM ET
Join GPB Education and Nearpod for an introductory webinar on Nearpod, an engaging presentation tool for teachers and students. Learn the basic features of a free Nearpod account and how to use it to engage students during school closures.
When: Wednesday, April 8 at 3 PM ET
Join GPB Education for a hands-on exploration of our free, online learning resources for encouraging family engagement. Teachers and parents will be introduced to interactive lessons and learning activities from PBS LearningMedia and Discovery Education that invite family unity and collaboration through inspiring educational games and activities.
When: Thursday, April 9 at 3 PM ET
Join us in exploring resources from PBS LearningMedia and Discovery Education for promoting project-based learning at home. With collections of DIY activities as well as instructional strategies that support design-thinking, educators can adapt these tools to get students building, creating, and solving problems in their own backyard!
When: Tuesday, April 14 at 3 PM ET
Join GPB Education and EdTech guru Jen Hall as we cover the basics of Flipgrid and how you can effectively use it in your classroom. Flipgrid is 100% free for all educators, learners, and families. Engage and empower every voice in your classroom or at home by recording and sharing short, awesome videos...together!
When: Wednesday, April 15 at 10 AM ET
This is an instructional webinar for supporting caregivers of 5-8-year-olds (+ siblings) to actively engage children in the science inquiry process through hands-on learning and digital play. In this session, families will explore properties of various types of mixtures to see how some can be unmixed and others cannot be unmixed. Families will engage in the science inquiry process as they observe, question, predict, investigate, and share their findings.
When: Wednesday, April 22 at 10 AM ET 
Join us for lots of playful learning. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), grab your refreshments and let's learn about PBS KIDS Learning media and explore PBS KIDS Apps for learning fun! See you there!
When: Thursday, April 23 at 1 PM ET
Join GPB Education and special guest Alexander Parker from The New Book Press to learn about exciting resources available for English and Theater teachers surrounding the works of William Shakespeare.
Alexander will discuss his fantastic platform, Wordplay Shakespeare, which is currently available to all Georgia teachers during the challenging circumstances of the pandemic.

Please check back regularly as we continue to update our list of webinar offerings.