Learning opportunities

CURRENT AND UPCOMING opportunities for

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & CTLE

DATE: JUNE 15, 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.

Language Learning Strategies for ELLs: From Speaking To Writing

DATES: JULY 13-14

4 CTLE HOURS

FEE: TEACHERS $20.00

Oral language learning is essential to vocabulary and academic language development. When ELLs/MLLs have acquired a strong foundation in listening and speaking, meaningful instruction in writing occurs.

Social Emotional Learning: Setting Students up for Success

DATES: JULY 13-14

4 CTLE HOURS

FEES: TEACHERS $20.00

PARAPROFESSIOANLS $10.00

Participants in this course will develop an understanding of how to create an equitable learning environment in which children can thrive while developing their social-emotional intelligence/skills/learning. We will explore social-emotional learning through strategies and tools that build an empathetic community of learners. Participants will engage in best practices in SEL for application to classroom practice. Participants will engage in techniques for fostering Social Emotional Learning.


Executive Function Junction: Organizing for Student Success

DATES: JULY 20-22

6 CTLE HOURS

FEES: TEACHERS $30.00

PARAPROFESSIOANLS $15.00


How do we help our students stay organized in a world that is constantly changing, with information overload, new demands, and inconsistent schedules? To meet these expectations and be successful in life, executive functioning is required. Educators will receive an overview of executive functioning abilities during this three-day interactive summer institute. Opportunities will be provided to explore and practice strategies that support the development of executive functions. Participants will establish an action plan for student success by the end of the institute.

Prioritizing Learning: Preparing MATH Learners for the Next Generation

MATHEMATICS

DATES: JULY 20-22

CTLE: 6 HOURS

FEES: TEACHERS $30.00

How do we help our students stay organized in a world that is constantly changing, with information overload, new demands, and inconsistent schedules? To meet these expectations and be successful in life, executive functioning is required. Educators will receive an overview of executive functioning abilities during this three-day interactive summer institute. Opportunities will be provided to explore and practice strategies that support the development of executive functions. Participants will establish an action plan for student success by the end of the institute.

Prioritizing Learning: Preparing Literacy Learners for the Next Generation

LITERACY

DATES: JULY 20-22

CTLE: 6 HOURS

FEES: TEACHERS $30.00

How do we help our students stay organized in a world that is constantly changing, with information overload, new demands, and inconsistent schedules? To meet these expectations and be successful in life, executive functioning is required. Educators will receive an overview of executive functioning abilities during this three-day interactive summer institute. Opportunities will be provided to explore and practice strategies that support the development of executive functions. Participants will establish an action plan for student success by the end of the institute.

Bridging the Cultural Gap: Creating more Equitable Spaces with CRSE

DATES: JULY 27-29

CTLE: 6 HOURS

FEES: TEACHERS $30.00

PARAPROFESSIONALS $15.OO

Culturally responsive teaching (CRT) is a research-based approach that makes meaningful connections between what students learn in school and their cultures, languages, and life experiences. In this 6 hr summer institute participants will study the theoretical, methodological and practical approaches to recognizing and celebrating culture within their classrooms. Participants will also develop an understanding of what it means to be a culturally competent educator. The institute will use the following questions to guide our learning: What are the critical elements of culturally responsive education? Why does culture matter in today’s classrooms? How can educators develop a culturally responsive lens to engage and develop relationships with students? What strategies can be used to create a culturally responsive environment?