Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Setting Up Your Active Learning Classroom

Bins in storage areaThis 5-part series of Active Learning webinars will focus on a variety of topics, such as setting up a classroom and schedule, choosing materials, addressing the student with CVI, using Active Learning with older students and information on research related to Active Learning. Various guest speakers will be a part of this year’s presentations. 

The March session will focus on setting up a classroom for learners using an Active Learning approach.



Penrickton Center for Blind Children, Perkins School for the Blind, and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will host this series of five webinars on Active Learning, an instructional approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen.

Beginning in September, the series will run through the 2017-18 school year and participants are encouraged to join in each of the sessions, in order to ensure continuity. All of the webinars will be recorded and archived, so that they can be viewed at a later date.  YOU MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH SESSION.

All sessions will be held at the following times: 

  • 4:00-5:00 -- Eastern
  • 3:00-4:00 -- Central
  • 2:00-3:00 -- Mountain
  • 1:00-2:00 -- Pacific



This training event has been approved by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) and the State Board for Educator Certification based on the actual hours of the presentation not including breaks.

Handouts, as well as a link to the webinar, will be sent out to all registered participants via email in advance. If you have any questions regarding this webinar, please contact Charlotte Cushman at

To learn more about Active Learning, please visit Active Learning Space.

All webinars will be recorded and archived.  They are available at: free of charge.


Event Date: 

Mar 29, 2018


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Posted by Fituma

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Active Learning Webinar

Posted by Laura Branagan

I watched the Active learning webinars last year. Are these the same webinars or are these new ones?