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Please note that live OTF Connects webinars are open only to OTF members. If you are not an OTF member, you are welcome to view the past webinars.



  • April 23, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The revised (2016) curriculum for International Languages finally has a focus on interaction, which represents the vast majority of real-life language use that our students will continue to use in their personal and professional lives. Whether our students learn Spanish, German, Italian, Arabic, Mandarin, or any of the other 72 International Languages offered in our (more…)


  • April 23, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

By the end of this webinar participants will know how to utilize the technology they have in their classrooms to increase engagement, build in authentic feedback, and empower students to create their own Google Forms! Do you want to increase efficiency? Build in authentic feedback cycles, increase the amount of timely descriptive feedback you give? (more…)


  • April 24, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In this webinar, teachers will learn some practical strategies for bringing math concepts to life through engaging questions and tasks. How can you tweak existing tasks to ‘bump up’ thinking and build self-regulation in thinking and learning?  This webinar will help lead the way to small shifts that can make a big difference in student (more…)


  • April 25, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ever seen a sketchnote and wonder how they did it? Sketchnotes are visual notes that use shapes, handwriting, drawing and other visuals. You may have seen some of Sylvia Duckworth’s education sketchnotes on social media. Join us for an evening of co-learning as we explore what sketchnotes are all about, the uses for sketchnoting in (more…)


  • April 30, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

NOTE: This session is one of a three-part series discussing the technology and its implications for education and personal wellness. We live and learn in a world that is captivated by social media and overflowing with on-demand content. At the same time, we have ready access to tools that allow us to collaborate in real (more…)


  • May 1, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join this energetic discussion about classroom routines, conversation structures, assessment practices and student voice as they relate to a problem-solving math class and student wellness. The positive impact that these have had on the culture in the facilitator’s class and on student achievement is noteworthy. As well, participants are invited to bring their questions and (more…)


  • May 3, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

As students travel through the landscape of mathematics, certain rules tend to break on them. Certain rules expire as our need for more sophisticated number concepts and operations develops. That is why giving students “tricks” probably harms them in the long run. This webinar will explore how to build a strong conceptual foundation, so students’ (more…)


  • May 3, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In this session, educators will learn about how project work supports Kindergarten students in their learning and development. We will make connections to the Kindergarten curriculum and explain how engaging in projects with students can support educators in “covering” many areas of the document through rich experiences. We will share a project from beginning to (more…)