Learning opportunities

CURRENT AND UPCOMING opportunities for

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & CTLE

MARCH 2, 2021 3:45PM - 5:45PM

TITLE: Promoting Oral Language Development to Foster Language Skills for ELLs/MLLs.

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Session Description:

In this two hour session, educators will learn the importance of oral language development and how critical it is for language learners to engage in academic conversations. Participants will learn strategies to guide students in practicing, refining, and deepening their oral language skills. Through the use of instructional strategies and digital tools, opportunities to advance ELLs/MLLs in their development of academic language will be explored.

2 CTLE HOURS

Session Outcomes:

Participants will:

  • Engage in instructional strategies that scaffold academic language development.

  • Support MLLs/ELLs to foster oral language development using digital tools.



SAVE THE DATE: MARCH 9, 2021 4:00PM - 6:00PM

TITLE: Mathematical Mindsets: Progress Through Progressions

Session Description:

Educators have the unprecedented task of addressing the challenges created by COVID 19 while at the same time focusing their efforts on ensuring that all students have access to grade level mathematics. Learner mindsets play a critical role in student learning and achievement. Participants will learn the four learner mindsets which strengthen student motivation and academic performance. Join us in exploring the impact of learner mindsets and their connection to the Standards of Mathematical Practice. Participants will have the opportunity to practice strategies that encourage motivation and excitement about new challenges in the mathematics classroom. We will also develop an understanding of how the priority learning standards relate to the math progressions which help educators differentiate learning for their students.

2 CTLE HOURS

Session Outcomes:

Participants will:

  • Identify the 4 learner mindsets and explore the benefits for student academic achievement.

  • Learn practices that engage students in learner mindsets during daily math instruction.

  • Deepen their understanding of the math progressions as they relate to the priority learning standards

SAVE THE DATES BELOW

TITLE: 2021 UFT TEACHER CENTER PARA ACADEMY

date: march 9, 2021

4:00 PM 6:00 PM CTLE 2 HOURS

There’s an App for That: Using Padlet In Small Group Instruction

Session Description: Participants will explore Padlet as an online “bulletin” board to enhance student engagement and to create a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment to support small group instruction.

Session Outcomes: Discover ways to use padlet to foster student engagement, collaboration.

*This session is for paraprofessionals only.

DATE: MARCH 24, 2021

4:00 PM-6:00 PM CTLE 2 HOURS

It’s Google Time! Supporting and Collaborating with Students Using Google

Session Description: Participants will explore the power of google classroom for collaboration and communication with students in an asynchronous classroom environment.

Session Outcomes: Learn aspects of the Google platform.

*This session is for paraprofessionals only.

DATE: APRIL 14, 2021

4:00 PM-6:00 PM CTLE 2 HOURS

Building a Virtual Math Toolkit: Setting Up Students for Success

Session Description: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of virtual math tools to enhance mathematical understanding and concepts. Opportunities will be provided to utilize math tools within grade-level content to support student success.

Session Outcomes: Learn virtual math tools to support students.

*This session is for paraprofessionals only.

DATE: may 6, 2021

4:00 PM-6:00 PM CTLE 2 HOURS

Academic Vocabulary: Strategies to Support Multilingual and English Language

Session Description: Participants will learn specific strategies to deepen academic vocabulary and language to enhance students’ depth of knowledge in content areas.

Session Outcomes: Learn strategies to support Multilingual and English Language Learners

*This session is for paraprofessionals only.