Free Professional Learning Opportunities

Capital Area Intermediate Unit is offering a series of webinars designed to prepare teachers and administrators for online instruction. Each live, 30-minute session will be hosted by at least one of CAIU's Educational Services or Student Services' team members. Upcoming Webinars listed below. Recordings of past webinars may be accessed here or check the dropdown menu under Free Professional Learning.

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Upcoming CAIU Webinars

Executive Function Skills and Online Learning: How Can Teachers Support Learners to be Autonomous?


Join in to discuss how teachers can provide strategies and supports for executive function skills for students in an on-line environment when students are required to be far more independent and self directed in their learning. Skills include planning, prioritizing, organization, goal setting, and problem solving, among others

How can students show what they know During Remote learning?


Providing options for how students express their learning can take your online instruction to the next level. Join us to learn how!

Engaging Students in Literature Circles/Book Talks

Tuesday, April 14

Come learn how to engage students in Literature Circles and book talks using a variety of online tools (Flipgrid, Padlet, Google Classroom, KidBlog.)

Digital Storytelling with Book Creator

Wednesday, April 15

Join us to explore how to create books for your students and with your students using Book Creator!

Open Educational Resources

Wednesday, April 15

Learn how educators are curating and organizing OER resources to support their students in a remote learning environment.

Self Care 101 for Educators/Counselors During a Pandemic

Thursday, April 16

Focus on Mindfulness & Meditation in addition to other self care strategies to help manage prolonged exposure to anxiety/depression. EAP service reminder as well.

Creative uses for Google Apps for Education


Google Apps aren’t just for their intended purpose. See some unusual and creative ways to adapt Google Apps to show content understanding.

Zoom Webinars

Videoconferencing: Zoom Meetings

Getting Started with Zoom Meetings

Learn Zoom meeting basics, such as scheduling and starting meetings, managing attendees, and recording sessions.

Videoconferencing: Zoom Meetings

Zoom Meetings for Education Training

Learn how to reach your students using Zoom communication services for hybrid classrooms, office hours, administrative meetings, and more.

Other Professional Learning Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunities