2019 Summer Professional Development

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    The School Effectiveness Department is pleased to announce that summer learning opportunities are now available for registration in Performance Matters.  

     

    Date(s)

    Course and Description

    Time

    Location

    5/24 -6/14/2019 
     
    This course extends a teacher's understanding of classroom assessment. Teachers will *Delineate seven strategies for best use of formative assessment *Analyze assessment questions for development of  goals *Delineate seven strategies for best use of formative assessment, with emphasis on strategies 3-7 *Identify strategies to involve students in the assessment process *Identify issues and alternatives related in grading This class can satisfy the K-TIP Year 2 course requirement.
    online  online
     

     5/28/2019 

    OR

    5/29/2019

    OR

    5/30/2019

    OR

    5/31/2019

     

    Select the section with the appropriate grade level band

     
    Outcomes- As a result of this course, participants will be able to: Explore the structure and key instructional features of the Ready Classroom Mathematics program, Describe how program components support educators in driving meaningful student learning experiences, Access print and digital resources to help educators prepare to use Ready Classroom Mathematics ahead of back-to-school, Locate and utilize essential components for planning goal-driven Ready Classroom Mathematics lessons, Deliver purposefully planned instruction, Begin to establish a mathematics classroom where students make meaning of mathematics through purposeful conversation, perseverance, productive struggle, and collaborative thinking, Use the Try-Discuss-Connect routine as a vehicle for developing conceptual understanding through shared student thinking, productive struggle, and authentic discourse, Communicate i-Ready’s purpose as an assessment to inform instruction to students and families, Utilize best practices for implementing i-Ready Online Instruction, Motivate and prepare students to do their best on the Diagnostic in order to get reliable data to drive instruction, and Explain what i-Ready Online Instruction is and how it complements teacher-led instruction and addresses student needs.
     
    *Eligible for 18-19 301 Compensation
     8:00am - 4:00pm  TBD
     5/28/2019  

     #13121 CAS - Introduction to National Geographic Social Studies (6-7 World History)

    This introductory class will guide teachers through the ins and outs of National Geographic-Cengage Learning, the adopted core resource for grade 6 & 7 world history courses. Participants will: 1) Learn how and why the resource was created 2) Engage in discussion about the new approach to social studies 3) Review available instructional materials to support with planning 4) Participate in activities to gain deeper understanding of what the resource offers

    *Eligible for 18-19 301 Compensation

     

    8:30am- 3:30pm 

     District Office 
    5/28/2019

    #13011 IT - Using Google Drawings to Engage Learners (Grades 3-8)

    Learn how to create interactive, collaborative opportunities for your students using Google Drawings and Google Docs. Google Drawings is a virtual board that offers a variety of ways to create interactive learning opportunities by adding drawings, images, videos, links, shapes and more! Learn how your students can interact and create with Google Drawings to demonstrate their understanding and learning. Time will be provided for you to create Google Drawings for use in your own classroom!

    *Eligible for 18-19 301 Compensation

    1:00pm - 3:00pm  Aprende 416 Lab

    5/29/2019

    new

    #13171 ESS - Unique Learning System

    Unique Learning System is a standards-based program specifically designed for students with special needs to access the general education curriculum. Participants will gain knowledge to successfully implement the Unique Learning System standards-based curriculum.

    *Eligible for 18-19 301 Compensation

    8:00am - 4:00pm  District Office
    5/30/2019

    #13009 IT - Creating Interactive Google Sites using Google Maps Street View 360° Images

    Learn how you can embed 360° images into a Google Site to create interactive tours and stories that allow viewers to step into a scene and look around. You will explore how you and your students can create interactive sites to bring viewers a virtual view of a topic or content. Time will be provided for you to create an interactive tour or story, so bring your creative hat!

    *Eligible for 18-19 301 Compensation

    9:30am - 11:30 am Aprende 416 Lab
    5/30/2019

    #13008 IT - Creating Engaging Lessons and Activities Using SMART Notebook's SMART Lab

    Learn about the new features in SMART’s latest version of Notebook. In this session, participants will learn how to create interactive lessons and activities using SMART Notebook's SMART Lab and Activity Builder.

    *Eligible for 18-19 301 Compensation

    1:00pm - 3:00pm

    Aprende 416 Lab

    5/30/2019

    new

    #13186 ESS - Using Synergy for Section 504 Documents

    Participants will explore how to use Synergy to complete 504 Eligibility and 504 Accommodation Plans.

    *Eligible for 18-19 301 Compensation

    9:00-11:00 am

    District Office

    5/30 - 5/31/2019

    new

    #13173 ESS - Lindamood-Bell Training

    Participants will receive instruction in Lindamood–Bell, which is a learning approach that can help students in grades K-2 who struggle with reading and other learning issues.

    *Eligible for 18-19 301 Compensation

    8:00am - 4:00pm 

    District Office

    5/31/2019

    new

    #12276 ESS - Facilitated IEP Training

    Do you participate in IEP meetings? Are they sometimes contentious? Are IEP team members confused about their roles? Do IEP meetings seem disorganized and unproductive? If so, the Facilitated IEP training is for you. IEP Facilitation is a student-focused process in which a trained facilitator assists the IEP team in developing an IEP that provides a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to the student. There are three components needed to facilitate a successful IEP meeting: standardized meeting practices, knowledge of the IEP process, and the use of meeting management skills that aid in minimizing conflict and maximizing collaboration. This training will cover all three areas and more!

    * Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, and Administrators

    *Eligible for 18-19 301 Compensation

    8:00am - 4:00 pm

    Pueblo Middle School 

    6/3/2019

    OR

    6/4/2019

    OR

    7/24/2019

    OR

    7/30/2019

     

    Select the section with the appropriate grade level band 

     
     
    Outcomes- As a result of this course, participants will be able to: Explore the structure and key instructional features of the Ready Classroom Mathematics program, Describe how program components support educators in driving meaningful student learning experiences, Access print and digital resources to help educators prepare to use Ready Classroom Mathematics ahead of back-to-school, Locate and utilize essential components for planning goal-driven Ready Classroom Mathematics lessons, Deliver purposefully planned instruction, Begin to establish a mathematics classroom where students make meaning of mathematics through purposeful conversation, perseverance, productive struggle, and collaborative thinking, Use the Try-Discuss-Connect routine as a vehicle for developing conceptual understanding through shared student thinking, productive struggle, and authentic discourse, Communicate i-Ready’s purpose as an assessment to inform instruction to students and families, Utilize best practices for implementing i-Ready Online Instruction, Motivate and prepare students to do their best on the Diagnostic in order to get reliable data to drive instruction, and Explain what i-Ready Online Instruction is and how it complements teacher-led instruction and addresses student needs.
    8:00am - 4:00pm    TBD
     6/3/2019

     #13122 CAS - Introduction to McGraw-Hill Networks (8 Civics)

    This introductory class will guide teachers through the ins and outs of McGraw-Hill Networks, the adopted core resource for grade 8 civics courses. Participants will: 1) Learn how and why the resource was created 2) Engage in discussion about the new approach to social studies 3) Review available instructional materials to support with planning 4) Participate in activities to gain deeper understanding of what the resource offers

    8:30am- 3:30pm   District Office
    6/3/2019

    #12714 IT - Using Google Apps to Create Interactive-Learning Choice Board Games

    Learn how to use Google Apps to create fun interactive digital learning experiences for your students. Choice board games can be used in any subject area and allow for student choice while students work through the game to learn subject area content. Time will be provided in class for you to create your own choice board game. Take the class with a teammate to work on a board together that you can use with your students right away. This class is recommended for 2nd through 8th grade teachers.

    8:30am - 12:30pm  Aprende 416 Lab
    6/3/2019

    #13168 IT - Getting Started with Google Drive in Your Classroom

    Learn the basics of Google Drive and how to integrate Google Apps in to your classroom. This in an introductory course for teachers.

    1:00pm - 3:00pm Aprende 416 Lab
    6/5/2019

    #13167 IT - Using the Epson Projector - Hands On Learning Experience - Elementary

    Learn how to use the Epson Projection System to facilitate instruction and effectively implement the new technology into your existing curriculum. This class is an introduction to the new projection system. This course is open to all elementary teachers, even if you have taken the Epson introduction course at your school site.

    1:00pm - 3:00pm TBD

    7/22/2019 

    In conjunction with Orientation for New Educators

     

    #13121 CAS - Introduction to National Geographic Social Studies (6-7 World History)

    This introductory class will guide teachers through the ins and outs of National Geographic-Cengage Learning, the adopted core resource for grade 6 & 7 world history courses. Participants will: 1) Learn how and why the resource was created 2) Engage in discussion about the new approach to social studies 3) Review available instructional materials to support with planning 4) Participate in activities to gain deeper understanding of what the resource offers

    8:00am- 3:00pm    Akimel A-al

    7/22/2019 

    In conjunction with Orientation for New Educators

    #13122 CAS - Introduction to McGraw-Hill Networks (8 Civics)

    This introductory class will guide teachers through the ins and outs of McGraw-Hill Networks, the adopted core resource for grade 8 civics courses. Participants will: 1) Learn how and why the resource was created 2) Engage in discussion about the new approach to social studies 3) Review available instructional materials to support with planning 4) Participate in activities to gain deeper understanding of what the resource offers

     8:30am- 3:30pm  Akimel A-al
Last Modified on May 10, 2019