FREE AT Webinars 

Can't travel to the Regional or Local AT Trainings? Webinars offer a great way to participate in Infinitec's free AT training from the comfort of your school or home.  Professional development credit is issued for all live webinars.  The date and time for each live webinar is listed after the webinar description.  All particiipants registered will recive an archived recording.  

Never participated in a webinar before?  Don't worry, it's pretty simple really.  We've provided a couple of documents below that can help you register and get connected.

Webinar FAQ

Webinar Registration and Login Instructions

Please contact Samantha Conklin with any questions.  infinitecwebinars@ucpnet.org 

For a sneak peek at the webinar listings through December 2020, please click the link below.

Fall 2020 Webinars

 

 

 

September 2020

 

Virtual Instruction Series

By Christine Christman, MA, Online Learning Producer at Exhibitor Magazine Group

This webinar series is  3 sessions, please register for each session separately. If you are unable to attend a session a recording will be sent after it airs live. 

 

Unique Features to Consider in Creating Virtual Lessons
This session addresses learning principles for the virtual classroom, how they differ from face to face learning, and how this affects the learner experience.
In this session participants will learn:
o Building the plane while you are flying it: What we are learning about virtual teaching
o Children are wired for the screen. Or are they? Setting expectations for the virtual lesson
o Boredom is a different animal: How to anticipate and manage distraction points
o Show and Tell: How to balance text and images

September 17th - 3:30 PM-4:30 PM CST
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/y3bqhwov

 

 

Best Practices for Setting Up Your Virtual Classroom
This session addresses how to use creative classroom ideas most effectively in the virtual space.
In this session participants will learn:
o Facilitating Focus: How your presentation becomes your classroom
o Flexible is Your Middle Name: How to segment content for virtual teaching
o Getting Creative: Using a variety of media in your classroom (for cheap!)
o Use but don't abuse: Copyright do's and don'ts for virtual content
o Less is More: Time management tips for the virtual classroom

September 23rd – 3:30 PM-4:30 PM CST
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/y44zxuea

 

 

Using Platform Tools for Student Engagement
This session addresses ways to maximize the potential of virtual platform tools to encourage connectivity and collaboration.
In this session participants will learn:
o Building the plane: (Almost) universal platform tools
o Flying the plane: How to prepare students for engagement
o Kids still want to connect: How to establish common ground, learning about each other
o You don't have to do all the work: Tips for collaboration, learning from each other
o That imaginative spark: Ideas for creative exploration
o How to extend the learning; assignments and supporting materials

September 29th – 3:30 PM-4:30 PM CST
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/y32kup5r

 

 

 


Apps and Extensions for E-Learning Series

By Pete Dulany, President & Founder of Dulany Consulting

This webinar series is  3 sessions, please register for each session separately. If you are unable to attend a session a recording will be sent after it airs live. 

 

eLearning Made Easy
In this session, we'll cover easy tools for eLearning success, including the best ways to work with teacher recordings, how to make yourself available virtually to your students, how to help keep students organized, and how to structure online lessons and units. We'll cover tools like 123Apps, Screencastify, Flipgrid, QuickTime screen recorders, Google Drive integration, Google Sheets organization strategies, setting up a Google Form Video Quiz, and more. All tools shown are free to use.

September 22nd - 3:30 PM-4:30 PM CST
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/y2osjpth

 

 

Seesaw for Special Education
In this session, we'll cover best practices for using Seesaw to communicate with students with IEPs. After a brief introduction to Seesaw, we'll cover tips for organization, instructions, measuring skills, and more. Seesaw is free to use and offers a premium edition for schools that will take advantage of these features. Seesaw is intended for lower elementary grades, but anyone can set up and use a Seesaw classroom.

October 6th – 3:30 PM-4:30 PM CST
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/yylp5wry

 

 

Interacting with Students Remotely
In this session, we'll show you how to work with students remotely. We'll use tools like PearDeck, NearPod, SMART Online, and other tools that are appropriate for almost any grade level. We'll also take a few minutes to review best practices for interacting with students over Zoom / Google Meet and other videoconferencing tools. Tools shown in this session are free with a premium edition available to teachers that will find certain additional features useful.

October 13th – 3:30 PM-4:30 PM CST
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/y244uzg6

 

 

 


AAC and Telepractice Series

By Rachel Madel M.A., CCC-SLP, Owner of Rachel Madel Speech, Inc.

This webinar series is  sessions, please register for each session separately. If you are unable to attend a session a recording will be sent after it airs live. 
**WEBINAR RECORDINGS FOR THIS SERIES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ONLY 3 WEEKS AFTER THE DATES OF THE LIVE WEBINARS.**

AAC Essentials: What Every Educator Needs to KnowSeptember 30th - 3:30-4:30
This course will teach participants essential guidelines to consider when assessing and implementing Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) across a diverse population of students. Attendees will learn how to select appropriate vocabulary, support user motor planning, provide effective prompting strategies and successfully train a student's circle of support to achieve optimal outcomes. Additional emphasis will be on virtual tools that can be utilized with emergent AAC users to facilitate outcomes.

September 30th - 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/yyghunqv

 

 

Engaging Telepractice Tools & Ideas for AAC Communicators
This course will teach participants how to successfully plan and execute engaging virtual sessions with children who have complex communication needs and utilize Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC). Various service delivery models and strategies will be discussed to teach attendees how to train and coach a child's communication partners. Participants will leave the session with numerous therapy ideas, apps and websites that can be used to facilitate communication during virtual learning.

October 14th – 3:30 PM-4:30 PM CST
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/y6njvlzq