IDA Continues Webinar Series with Innovative Ways to Teach Online, Part 2, presented by Jilly Darefsky and Simon Kanter, May 11


IDA will be hosting free bi-weekly webinars through our Facebook and YouTube pages. Accompanying the webinars, IDA will also be offering free resources and giveaways with registrations. Registration for this webinar will close on May 8, 2020, at 12:00 am EDT. Register here.

Webinar Description:
Join The Siena School’s Jilly Darefsky (Head of School) and Simon Kanter (Director of Technology) for a tools and technology focused seminar on delivering instruction to students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. Practical strategies for employing multisensory education in an online format will be discussed. Walk away with techniques that are immediately applicable to instruction. 

Recognized as an Outstanding Teacher of Dyslexic Students, Jilly Darefsky, Head of School at The Siena School, a 4-12th grade school serving students with language-based learning differences in Silver Spring, MD, has dedicated her career to the field of special education. Ms. Darefsky holds a Master’s in Specific Learning Difficulties and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Education with a specialization in Mind, Brain, and Teaching at Johns Hopkins University.  



Simon Kanter is the Director of Technology at The Siena School, with over eight years of experience leading technology initiatives in schools. His expertise includes training teachers in the integration of technology for students with dyslexia. He has presented locally and nationally at the NAIS Tech Conference, a colloquium showcasing Authentic Assessment, and as a panelist and presenter for a variety of EdTech topics at the NBOA conference.

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