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Mar 18, 2019 Incorporating Technology into Literacy Instruction ›

Some of us are more excited to admit it than others. This generation of children is growing up in a world where technology is not only part of who they are, but a crucial part of them knowing how to function in our society. As much as some adults try to limit their children’s exposure […]

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Mar 12, 2019 In Praise of Formative Assessment ›

When I first began my high school teaching career back in 1973, my credentials consisted of a Bachelor’s, a Master’s, and a PhD (all in mathematics), a few education courses from college, and five years of teaching as a graduate student at UNC in Chapel Hill. I felt I had a pretty good handle on […]

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Mar 07, 2019 Women’s History Month: Dr. Hayat Sindi ›

In March we study, observe and celebrate of the vital role of women in history. This year for Women’s History Month we’re sharing the stories of female role models in their respective fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Meet Dr. Hayat Sindi. Download the free poster! by artist Lidia Tomashevskaya Dr. Sindi was the first Saudi woman to […]

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Mar 07, 2019 Women’s History Month: Dr. Gladys West ›

In March we study, observe and celebrate of the vital role of women in history. This year for Women’s History Month we’re sharing the stories of female role models in their respective fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Meet Dr. Gladys West. Download the free poster for your classroom! by artist Geneva B Dr. Gladys West is one […]

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Mar 05, 2019 5 Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month In The Classroom ›

Begun in 1978 and celebrated on March 8th to correspond with International Women’s Day, the first Women’s History Day celebration originated in Santa Rosa, California. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter declared the Week of March 8th, 1980 as National Women’s History Week, and, in 1987, Congress passed legislation to designate March as Women’s History Month. […]

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Feb 28, 2019 Using EdTech To Foster Historical Empathy ›

One of many powerful scenes in the film Good Will Hunting features Robin Williams’ character, Sean, confronting Matt Damon’s character, Will, about his life and experiences. Sean asks Will (a victim of terrible violence who has been shuffled between foster homes): “You think I know the first thing about how hard your life has been, […]

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Feb 15, 2019 Using The SIOP® Model to Support Successful Co-Planning ›

The widespread use of the pull-out model for language instruction often isolates language teachers from content teachers and isolates English learners from their native English speaking peers. Co-teaching, on the other hand, unifies the efforts of content teachers and language teachers in order to provide language instruction in conjunction with classroom or content instruction. Coincidentally, […]

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Feb 14, 2019 Biology: A Science That Keeps Changing ›

One of the coolest things about biology is that it’s a science that keeps changing and inventing. From new cutting edge science like Crispr to new microscope techniques that are exploring the world of the living cell, the fact that biology is a dynamic science that continues to change is the sort of thing that excites students […]

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Feb 08, 2019 Making Students into Problem Solvers ›

Whenever I list my goals for any mathematics course I teach these days, the first goal on the list is to make my students into problem solvers. (Another goal is always to persuade them that learning mathematics can be enjoyable.) My emphasis on problem solving is not unusual; in fact, it was the first of […]

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Feb 01, 2019 A Time To Intervene ›

We’re in it, folks. The thick of it. The months of January through March are the middle of our school year and the real meat and potatoes of what we do. In the fall, our task is to set up expectations, introduce curriculum, and then the students leave for a long vacation. Once April hits, […]

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Apr 02, 2019
11:00 AM EST
Using Comprehensible Input in the Spanish Classroom ›
This session provides practical strategies,best practices and tools to further incorporate comprehensible input into the Spanish Classroom with support for both students and teachers.
Apr 02, 2019
3:00 PM EST
Using Comprehensible Input in the Spanish Classroom ›
This session provides practical strategies,best practices and tools to further incorporate comprehensible input into the Spanish Classroom with support for both students and teachers.
Apr 03, 2019
11:00 AM EST
Differentiation Via Learning Environments and Modalities in the Latin Classroom ›
This session will provide strategies to enhance learning via a variety of learning environments as well as learning styles. In addition you will have the opportunity to share your classroom strategies.
Apr 03, 2019
3:00 PM EST
Differentiation Via Learning Environments and Modalities in the Latin Classroom ›
This session will provide strategies to enhance learning via a variety of learning environments as well as learning styles. In addition you will have the opportunity to share your classroom strategies.
Apr 04, 2019
5:00 PM EST
Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction: The Central Role of Literacy Engagement with Dr. Jim Cummins ›
There is on-going controversy across the US about effective approaches to developing strong literacy skills among English language learners and students from low-income backgrounds. Join world-renowned literacy development expert, Dr. Jim Cummins, as he explores what the research actually shows, specifically the overwhelming evidence that literacy engagement is a central determinant of literacy achievement. Dr. Cummins will also examine, in the context of the research evidence, the potential impact of programs such as iLit that provide extensive access to print and promote strong literacy engagement
Apr 16, 2019
4:00 PM EST
Developing the “Full Package” of Procedural Fluency ›
As educators one of our primary goals is to build mathematical thinkers who will flourish in their math careers. This means ensuring students have developed the “full package” of fluency. Unfortunately, we often neglect two essential components of fluency. In this webinar we will experience five research-based strategies that address these neglected components of fluency and also "build procedural fluency from conceptual understanding." (NCTM Mathematics Teaching Practice). Join author Jennifer Bay-Williams as she challenges us to seek ways to ensure our students are flexible thinkers, selecting efficient strategies to solve problems. You will leave with a set of instructional routines to support your own efforts to support fluency in your setting!
May 07, 2019
11:00 AM EST
Reaching All Students in the Spanish Classroom ›
How can we reach all students in our classrooms – students who come in with different language abilities and with varied learning styles? This session demonstrates practical ways to help all students accomplish our goals. Using authentic resources, including art and music, we will explore ways to differentiate instruction and appeal to many students. We will also consider strategies and best practices we can use to develop interpersonal communication. Come to hear new ideas and see new resources and to share your own best practices!
May 07, 2019
3:00 PM EST
Reaching All Students in the Spanish Classroom ›
How can we reach all students in our classrooms – students who come in with different language abilities and with varied learning styles? This session demonstrates practical ways to help all students accomplish our goals. Using authentic resources, including art and music, we will explore ways to differentiate instruction and appeal to many students. We will also consider strategies and best practices we can use to develop interpersonal communication. Come to hear new ideas and see new resources and to share your own best practices!
May 08, 2019
11:00 AM EST
Differentiating Vocabulary Instruction in the Latin Classroom ›
This session will provide strategies to differentiate vocabulary instruction to support diverse learner populations in the Latin classroom. You will also have the opportunity to share your classroom strategies.
May 08, 2019
3:00 PM EST
Differentiating Vocabulary Instruction in the Latin Classroom ›
This session will provide strategies to differentiate vocabulary instruction to support diverse learner populations in the Latin classroom. You will also have the opportunity to share your classroom strategies.

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