Prufrock Press Webinars

Prufrock Press's free webinars bring experts in the field of gifted education to you. Explore new products and concepts, take part in engaging Q&As, and learn valuable skills. You can also learn on-demand by navigating the Webinar Archive.

Explore our current webinar offerings below. Times are displayed in Central Time. Register and watch from any device.


Featured Webinar

Differentiating Instruction With Menus

Presenter: Laurie E. Westphal, Ed.D., Author and Consultant

The best-selling Differentiating Instruction With Menus series helps teachers differentiate instruction with easy-to-use menus and exciting tools to challenge students. Learn how and why to use these choice-based resources in the classroom.

This webinar will be offered twice. Click the date you are interested in to register now.

Register Now: October 2, 2:45 p.m. CT (Duration: 30 minutes)

Register Now: October 2, 3:45 p.m. CT(Duration: 30 minutes)


Upcoming Webinars

Building a Growth Mindset Classroom or School

Presenter: Mary Cay Ricci, Author and Consultant

Build a successful growth mindset learning community, wherein students are challenged to change their thinking about their abilities and potential, with the tips and tools from this free webinar.

This webinar will be offered twice. Click the date you are interested in to register now.

Register Now: October 30, 2:45 p.m. CT (Duration: 30 minutes)

Register Now: October 30, 3:45 p.m. CT(Duration: 30 minutes)


Fostering Empathy in Young Learners

Presenter: Christine Fonseca, Author and Consultant

Empathy is a vital component of cooperation and is necessary in our increasingly diverse world. Learn how to foster this social-emotional skill in children and cultivate a more compassionate world. 

This webinar will be offered twice. Click the date you are interested in to register now.

Register Now: December 11, 2:45 p.m. CT (Duration: 30 minutes)

Register Now: December 11, 3:45 p.m. CT (Duration: 30 minutes)


Teaching Tenacity and Other Social-Emotional Skills

Presenters: Emily Mofield, Ed.D., and Megan Parker Peters, Ph.D., Authors

How can you help students develop resilience to persevere in the face of setbacks? This free webinar will provide the know-how and get you started with social-emotional learning.

This webinar will be offered twice. Click the date you are interested in to register now.

Register Now: January 30, 2020, 2:45 p.m. CT (Duration: 30 minutes)

Register Now: January 30, 2020, 3:45 p.m. CT(Duration: 30 minutes)


Project-Based Learning for Gifted Students

Presenter: Todd Stanley, Author and Gifted Services Coordinator

How do you get started with project-based learning? This free webinar will equip you with the skills to implement PBL in your classroom and empower your students through choice-based, authentic learning experiences.

This webinar will be offered twice. Click the date you are interested in to register now.

Register Now: February 18, 2020, 2:45 p.m. CT (Duration: 30 minutes)

Register Now: February 18, 2020, 3:45 p.m. CT(Duration: 30 minutes)


Webinar Archive

Jacob's Ladder: Advanced Reading Curriculum

Presenter: Ashley Carpenter, Center for Gifted Education, William & Mary

Get to know the Jacob's Ladder Reading Comprehension Program during a free webinar. Acquire the strategies and tools you need to implement this research-based curriculum program in your classroom or school.

This webinar was recorded on August 20, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder Webinar from Prufrock Press on Vimeo.

Genius Hour: The 6 P's

Presenter: Andi McNair, Author and Digital Innovation Specialist at ESC Region 12

Dive into the easy-to-follow Genius Hour process. The 6 P’s—passion, plan, pitch, project, product, and presentation—act as a map for students (and teachers) to follow as they develop passion projects.

This webinar was recorded on September 10, 2019.

Genius Hour Webinar from Prufrock Press on Vimeo.