VDOE Recorded Webinars and Presentations
A Collection of Webinars and Presentations recorded by staff at the Virginia Department of Education and invited presenters.
This webinar with an update on IT/Infrastructure developments was not recorded but the PowerPoint Presentation from Susan Clair is.
Reggie Fox, Virtual Learning Specialist presented information and strategies for transitioning from the face-2-face class to online learning and provided an overview of Virtual VA. Information about online course offerings and enrollment was covered, in addition to a demonstration of Virtual VA Health & PE courses.
Recorded Webinar, PowerPoint, and Chat Transcript for the Virginia Department of Education's Technology Showcase 1: Video Creation, Web Conferencing, and Virtual Reality.
Technology Showcase 2 was not recorded as a whole webinar. Individual presentations are being created by the presenters and will be added as they are completed. The associated Wakelet is at https://wke.lt/w/s/MWh0gn
Recorded Webinar, PowerPoint, and Chat Transcript for the Virginia Department of Education's Technology Showcase 4: Game-based Learning, Programming Bots, and Video Puppets
In this webinar we will discuss the Creative Process strand in the Music standards and share ideas on implementation in the elementary general music room. We will explore adapting current best practices in order to make conscious the inherent elements of the creative process. We will examine new methods of adding elements of the creative process into the classroom, through virtual, blended, and in-person instruction practices.
This webinar is an opportunity to explore community engagement as it relates to the History, Culture, and Citizenship strand in the 2020 Visual Arts Standards of Learning. Participants will consider relevant artistic concepts related to community, develop a deeper understanding of the K-12 community engagement standards, and explore a variety of tested elementary, middle, and high school lesson examples that align with the standard.
In this webinar, we will explore ways that teachers and students can use digital tools in the secondary music classroom for creation and investigation. Topics addressed will include project ideas, integration of audio creation tools into the class structure and environment, and practical issues to consider when choosing hardware and software for these projects.
This webinar and presentation is a previously recorded session, Digital Learning with eMediaVA presented by Lindsey Horner.Webinar Description: This webinar presents information about media and educational resources from WHRO Public Media for fine arts educators. Lyndsay Horner, Manager of eMediaVA will led the one-hour session in July 2020. The session includes how to access eMediaVA and how to find resources to support student learning in fine arts areas of dance, music, theatre, and visual arts.
This webinar will explore the digital resources of the Library of the Congress for fine arts instruction. Engagement with primary source images, objects and documents can spark critical thinking, deeper learning and interdisciplinary connections for students. Join Sherry Levitt and Cynthia Szwajkowski from Teaching with Primary Sources, Virginia (TPSVA) for a lively, interactive exploration of the Library's rich, digital collections for in-person and virtual instruction. As a demonstration, special guest Carolyn Bennett, former Library of Congress Teacher-in-Residence, will model an activity using WPA Posters.
This webinar focuses on topics of diversity and inclusivity of dance. The presentation includes an explanation of why diversity and inclusivity are important, the differences between diversity and inclusivity, and an exploration of the meaning and purpose of dance of diverse cultures. Resources for including diverse styles of dance will be shared.
Educational resources provided by Virginia's history and cultural museums offer educators the opportunity to form deep classroom connections to Virginia history and culture.
This webinar introduces ways to help students identify the elements of dance (body, energy, action, space, and time) and use them to explore and create. The presentation includes a discussion of how, from elementary through secondary grade levels, students can build dance skills and techniques by integrating elements of dance into their performances and by evaluating the use of dance elements.
Participants will learn how to use #GoOpenVA to locate arts-based lessons (many of which are also cross-curricular). All such lessons are openly-licensed so they can be adapted to your own students and purposes. Additionally, #GoOpenVA provides a community space for teachers to connect with each other in these challenging times, when everyone is learning how to approach teaching in new ways.
This webinar is an exploration of the new Visual Arts Standards of Learning strand Innovation in the Arts. Consider the role of the arts in building bridges to other academic content. Explore how cutting-edge artwork often combines art forms, how technology provides new artistic tools, and how visual arts education fosters career readiness. Strategies and resources for teachers new to arts-related classroom technology will be provided.
Participants will gain resources and strategies focused on how the fundamentals of theatre can connect students to their learning, their peers, and themselves. Participants will understand how this connection creates a relevance and rigor that gives their students the skills necessary for success in and out of the classroom. Participants will also understand the role the state standards can play in creating these connections—specifically regarding the Five Cs.