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At PowerMyLearning, we believe that the power of technology lies in its ability to strengthen the learning relationships among educators, families, and students. When these relationships are properly supported, they fuel both personalized instruction and student-driven learning. Learn more about our approach here.

Since 1999, we have been partnering with schools and organizations to advance personalized instruction and drive student ownership of learning both inside and outside of the classroom. We offer a range of live online professional development webinars that can help build the capacity of your organization’s staff through hands-on learning led by our experienced educators.

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Essentials of PowerMyLearning Connect for Educators

This webinar provides a robust overview of the essentials of PowerMyLearning Connect, our free K-12 digital learning platform. It will help prepare participants to get started using the platform to personalize instruction and promote self-directed learning among students. During this webinar, we explore the various features available on PowerMyLearning Connect and discuss how they can be used effectively with students in the classroom, afterschool, and at home.

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Duration: 1 hour
Intended Audience: Educators

During this webinar, participants will gain hands on experience with the basic and advanced functionality of PowerMyLearning Connect. They will:

  • Search for content on the platform, including browsing by Common Core State Standard
  • Learn to add self-created content and external online resources to playlists
  • Learn about student motivational tools designed to keep kids engaged year-round
  • Create a class and assign playlists to students in that class
  • Learn how to run detailed reports that show activity usage for students
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Leveraging Digital Content for Instruction

This webinar examines how incorporating the right digital learning activities into lessons facilitates personalized instruction, boosts student engagement, and impacts achievement. Participants will design rigorous playlists and an implementation plan for their classroom or learning community.

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Duration: 1 hour
Intended Audience: Educators

During this webinar, participants will:

  • Learn how to evaluate the instructional benefits of different digital learning activities
  • Discover how individual digital learning activities, combined with assessments, can be sequenced to provide a rigorous learning experience
  • Use PowerMyLearning Connect to develop standards-aligned playlists personalized for individuals and small groups of students
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Essentials of PowerMyLearning Connect for Support Staff

This webinar provides a robust overview of the essentials of PowerMyLearning Connect, our free K-12 digital learning platform, for individuals who will be supporting classrooms, afterschool programs, or youth groups. It will help prepare volunteers, tutors, and support staff to get started using the platform to encourage academic engagement, personalize instruction, and promote self-directed learning among students. During this webinar, we will explore the various features available on PowerMyLearning Connect and discuss how students can effectively use this platform.

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Duration: 1 hour
Intended Audience: Volunteers, Tutors, and Support Staff
During this webinar, staff will:

  • Search for content on the platform, including browsing by Common Core State Standard
  • Make use of the student motivational tools designed to keep kids engaged year-round
  • Build and edit PowerMyLearning Connect playlists of digital content
  • Learn to add self-created content and external online resources to playlists
  • Create a class and assign playlists to students in that class
  • Learn how to run detailed reports that show activity usage for students
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Strengthening Family Engagement Through Digital Learning

Designed for staff who work directly with families, this webinar provides ideas and resources for connecting with families and supporting them in becoming stronger learning partners for their children. Participants will reflect on the role of digital learning in family engagement and discuss strategies for overcoming barriers families face regarding access to devices and the Internet. They will explore PowerMyLearning Connect, our free K-12 learning platform, discover how the platform can be used as a family engagement tool through case studies, and begin their own action plans to bring back to their work.

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Duration: 1 hour
Intended Audience: Any staff working directly with families
During this webinar, staff will:

  • Explore the role of digital learning in family engagement, and identify strategies for reducing barriers to access
  • Discover ways to use digital resources such as PowerMyLearning Connect to drive stronger family engagement in student learning
  • Reflect on their school’s/organization’s specific context and identify next steps
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Customized Implementation Support Sessions

Organizations are encouraged to supplement any webinar with live online Customized Implementation Support Sessions. These sessions help maintain momentum by providing staff with additional guidance and a chance to reflect on progress during early implementation. Prior to each session, PowerMyLearning staff will share prompts to help guide the discussion and will collect implementation questions from participants to ensure all inquiries are addressed.

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Duration: 1 hour
Intended Audience: Participants from each original webinar should attend these follow-up sessions
During each session, staff will:

  • Ask implementation questions, reflect on progress, and receive support from PowerMyLearning staff
  • Engage in structured peer-reflection conversations to analyze the work of and support their colleagues
  • Learn about actual scenarios and lessons learned in the field
  • Formulate next steps around implementation
Membership in the PowerMyLearning Network

By purchasing a webinar, you will receive free membership in the PowerMyLearning Network. Your organization will be joining a community of partners across the country who believe in the power of digital learning to enhance the key interactions among educators, parents, and students. Members include innovative school districts; charter management organizations; education organizations; libraries; and community-based organizations.

Learn more about the benefits of being a PowerMyLearning Network member.

Frequently Asked Questions
What type of school or organization is an ideal webinar candidate?

Our webinars are ideal for schools and organizations that recognize the power of digital learning to enhance their educational programming so that it better supports students. Schools and organizations should have a demonstrated interest in adopting blended learning and the effective use of digital resources.

How are webinars delivered?

Webinars are delivered live online, exclusively for your organization, and structured so attendees can actively participate. We will work with your team to select a date and time that works best for your group.

Who leads the webinars and support sessions?

All webinars and support sessions are led by former educators with experience using digital learning to propel student success. Prior to holding a webinar or support session, we will consult with your team to ensure that the content is tailored to have the greatest impact on your staff members.

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“I was really touched by the interest of the parents and students that on my drive home I was thinking how great it would be to work with kids.”

-PowerMyLearning Volunteer