Hillbrook Center for Teaching Excellence
By Hillbrook Center for Teaching Excellence
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Webinars where thought leaders in education collaborate and exchange ideas on cutting edge practices impacting teaching and educational excellence in Silicon Valley. The Center for Teaching Excellence at Hillbrook School is an innovative learning institute that raises the level of teaching quality and education experience for children in both public and private institutions. The CTE supports the interest of lifelong learning by creating a dynamic environment that is committed to collaborative teaching and teacher development.
||CleanCulture of Empathy||What does it mean to be a techno-optimist? Annie Makela and Bill Selak explore the ways they see technology as a tool and lever for building empathy both on- and off-campus at Hillbrook School. This episode features new partnerships through the Scott C.||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpring PD: Opportunity Collaboration & CUE BOLD!||Annie Makela and Bill Selak sit down to recap recent Edventures in professional development. Annie shares about her time at Opportunity Collaboration (OC) and Bill shares about his time at CUE BOLD. Opportunity Collaboration Resources The 2018 OC USA S||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReach Beyond Week & Hillbrook School’s Strategic Vision||Hear how Reach Beyond Week connect to Vision 2020, Hillbrook School’s strategic plan. Featuring Head of School Mark Silver, Lower School Head Colleen Schilly, and Director of Technology Bill Selak. Vision 2020 challenges us to reimagine the student ex||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReach Beyond Week 2018||Hillbrook launched our first-ever Reach Beyond Week April 2-6. During the week, the entire 6th-8th grade participated in a broad range of real-world learning experiences that extended beyond the campus and challenged students to think about how they co.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNAISAC 2018 and Social Impact Design Workshop||Join Director of Technology Bill Selak and the Founding Director of the Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship Annie Makela as they reflect on the first Social Impact Design Workshop from March 7, 2018 and NAIS Annual Conference.||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSocial Entrepreneurship Field Trip!||This episode describes and recounts our first social entrepreneurship field trip with middle school students at Hillbrook! Join us as our students talk about how their experience at WeWork Valley Towers in San Jose, CA.||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlace-Based Learning and Sit Spots||This episode focuses on mobile inquiry and place-based learning, how putting technology in the hands of students changes the conversations we have in the classroom. Click below to play episode in the browser. Listen in iTunes,||4/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProfessional Development on Inclusivity||Jules Greene, Hillbrook's Diversity and Inclusivity Coordinator, shares recent professional development experiences and how it makes a difference in her work with teachers and students. Jules recently participated in the People of Color Conference (POC.||1/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleaniPads: Year 5||Click below to play episode in the browser. Listen in iTunes, or download the episode (link at bottom). This season, we are exploring how technology in the classroom helps us better individualize our program,||12/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Classroom as a Teaching Tool||Designer Signo Uddenberg from MKThink and Hillbrook School teachers shared insights and reflections on redesigning classroom spaces that inspire learning. Recorded live online Tuesday April 21 from 3:15-4pm.||1/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|