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Writing Professional Development Opportunity: Advanced Thinking Through Writing 1 (Grades 3-12) The Advanced Thinking Through Writing 1 course introduces participant to the Hochman Method, an explicit set of sequenced strategies for teaching expository writing that can be integrated into any content. Specific strategies are presented to improve the structure, coherence, and clarity of students’ writing, beginning at the sentence-level. The focus moves to outlines, paragraphs, and compositions. Participants will also learn how to teach note taking, summarization, and revision. The course will be held remotely over a series of six mini-sessions over the course of three days. The course is conducted through a combination of direct instruction, modeling, and video demonstration. There are opportunities for participants to both practice and create activities, as well as receive feedback from The Writing Revolution trainers. *Please note: This training is intended for teacher/administrator teams. However, only one registration is needed for a teacher/administrator team. All teachers should register, and a separate link will be emailed to their administrator following registration completion, which will allow the administrator to attend the training with their teacher. Administrators DO NOT need to register for this training on Go Sign Me Up. Date Training Schedule *Please note, all mini-sessions are mandatory for this training. Time June 14 Mini-session 1 10am-12pm Mini-session 2 1pm-3pm June 15 Mini-session 3 10am-12pm Mini-session 4 1pm-3pm June 16 Mini-session 5 10am-11:30am Mini-session 6 1pm-2:30pm More
Starts Starts: 6/14/2021 10:00 AM
Sessions Sessions: 3
Credits Credits: 1.1 CEU
Location Location:
Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 20 seats
Closed Enrollment
 
The course is required for NEW School Food Service Cafeteria Managers and Assistant Managers only. June 14-17, 2021 More
Starts Starts: 6/14/2021 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: 1
Location Location:
Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 75 seats
Closed Enrollment
 
The Advancing Thinking Through Writing K-2 course introduces Kindergarten through 2nd grade educators to the Hochman Method, an explicit set of sequenced strategies for teaching expository writing that can be integrated into any content. Educators will learn specific Writing Revolution strategies that build the vocabulary and language skills necessary for future success in writing. The Writing Revolution trainers will present age-appropriate examples and techniques for scaffolding and differentiation. The course will be held remotely over a series of four mini-sessions over the course of two days. The course is conducted through a combination of direct instruction, modeling, and video demonstration. There are opportunities for participants to both practice and create activities, as well as receive feedback from The Writing Revolution trainers. *Please note: This training is intended for teacher/administrator teams. However, only one registration is needed for a teacher/administrator team. All teachers should register, and a separate link will be emailed to their administrator following registration completion, which will allow the administrator to attend the training with their teacher. Administrators DO NOT need to register for this training on Go Sign Me Up. Date Training Schedule *Please note, all mini-sessions are mandatory for this training. Time June 15 Mini-session 1 10am-12pm Mini-session 2 1pm-3pm June 16 Mini-session 3 10am-11:30am Mini-session 4 1pm-2:30pm More
Starts Starts: 6/15/2021 10:00 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 0.7 CEU
Location Location:
Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 20 seats
Closed Enrollment
 
*Please note that LETRS Unit 7 virtual training must be completed prior to registering for LETRS Unit 8! Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) addresses the structures of English language, the cognitive processes of learning to read, and the teaching practices proven effective in preventing and remediating reading difficulties, including dyslexia. Authored by Dr. Louisa Moats and Dr. Carol Tolman, this comprehensive professional development addresses the five essential components of effective reading instruction, plus writing, with a focus on translating research to classroom application. LETRS consists of eight total Units. Each Unit includes 12 hours online content, a textbook, opportunities to check understanding, a quiz, reflections on learning with application in the classroom, and a portfolio, and face to face training. LETRS? is a professional development course that bridges deep, meaningful research into practical classroom success. LETRS provides educators with the background, depth of knowledge, and tools to teach language and literacy skills to every student. LETRS can be used regardless of the literacy program in use. Unit 8: The Reading-Writing Connection • Writing is important because it benefits reading • Understand the foundational and language skills necessary for writing • The phases of the writing process • Letter formation and handwriting fluency • Explicit instruction for spelling • How students gain competence in building sentences • Narrative writing development • Informational and opinion writing development • Methods for assessing student progress in writing More
Starts Starts: 6/17/2021 12:00 PM
Sessions Session: 1
Credits Credits: 10 SEMI and 1.5 CEU
Location Location:
Status Status: 44 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 50 seats
 
The course is required for NEW School Food Service Cafeteria Managers and Assistant Managers only. June 21-24, 2021 More
Starts Starts: 6/21/2021 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: 1
Location Location:
Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 75 seats
Closed Enrollment
 
THIS IS THE LAST LETRS UNIT 6 TRAINING FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR! *Please note that LETRS Unit 5 virtual training must be completed prior to registering for LETRS Unit 6! Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) addresses the structures of English language, the cognitive processes of learning to read, and the teaching practices proven effective in preventing and remediating reading difficulties, including dyslexia. Authored by Dr. Louisa Moats and Dr. Carol Tolman, this comprehensive professional development addresses the five essential components of effective reading instruction, plus writing, with a focus on translating research to classroom application. LETRS consists of eight total Units. Each Unit includes 12 hours online content, a textbook, opportunities to check understanding, a quiz, reflections on learning with application in the classroom, and a portfolio, and face to face training. LETRS? is a professional development course that bridges deep, meaningful research into practical classroom success. LETRS provides educators with the background, depth of knowledge, and tools to teach language and literacy skills to every student. LETRS can be used regardless of the literacy program in use. Unit 6: Digging for Meaning – Understanding Reading Comprehension • The language and cognitive skills that support reading comprehension • Distinguish comprehension products from comprehension processes • The goal of comprehension instruction is to create a coherent mental model of the text • Characteristics of students who struggle with Language and reading comprehension • The connection among vocabulary, background knowledge, and reading comprehension • Process for teaching texts • The importance of syntax and how to teach it • The importance of text coherence and its relationship to mental coherence • How text structure affects comprehension More
Starts Starts: 6/21/2021 1:00 PM
Sessions Session: 1
Credits Credits: 10 SEMI and 1.5 CEU
Location Location:
Status Status: 46 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 50 seats
 
THIS IS THE LAST AVAILABLE UNIT 7 TRAINING! *Please note that LETRS Unit 6 virtual training must be completed prior to registering for LETRS Unit 7! Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) addresses the structures of English language, the cognitive processes of learning to read, and the teaching practices proven effective in preventing and remediating reading difficulties, including dyslexia. Authored by Dr. Louisa Moats and Dr. Carol Tolman, this comprehensive professional development addresses the five essential components of effective reading instruction, plus writing, with a focus on translating research to classroom application. LETRS consists of eight total Units. Each Unit includes 12 hours online content, a textbook, opportunities to check understanding, a quiz, reflections on learning with application in the classroom, and a portfolio, and face to face training. LETRS? is a professional development course that bridges deep, meaningful research into practical classroom success. LETRS provides educators with the background, depth of knowledge, and tools to teach language and literacy skills to every student. LETRS can be used regardless of the literacy program in use. Unit 7: Text-Driven Comprehension Instruction • The balance of foundational skills with language comprehension • Which comprehension strategies are supported by research • Effective strategies during and after reading • Student generated questions before, during, and after reading • The importance of generating questions that deepen understanding of text • Reread and revisit text for various purposes • The process for planning an entire reading comprehension lesson • Adapting instruction or special populations More
Starts Starts: 6/23/2021 1:00 PM
Sessions Session: 1
Credits Credits: 10 SEMI and 1.5 CEU
Location Location:
Status Status: 40 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 50 seats
 
THIS IS THE LAST AVAILABLE UNIT 8 TRAINING! *Please note that LETRS Unit 7 virtual training must be completed prior to registering for LETRS Unit 8! Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) addresses the structures of English language, the cognitive processes of learning to read, and the teaching practices proven effective in preventing and remediating reading difficulties, including dyslexia. Authored by Dr. Louisa Moats and Dr. Carol Tolman, this comprehensive professional development addresses the five essential components of effective reading instruction, plus writing, with a focus on translating research to classroom application. LETRS consists of eight total Units. Each Unit includes 12 hours online content, a textbook, opportunities to check understanding, a quiz, reflections on learning with application in the classroom, and a portfolio, and face to face training. LETRS? is a professional development course that bridges deep, meaningful research into practical classroom success. LETRS provides educators with the background, depth of knowledge, and tools to teach language and literacy skills to every student. LETRS can be used regardless of the literacy program in use. Unit 8: The Reading-Writing Connection • Writing is important because it benefits reading • Understand the foundational and language skills necessary for writing • The phases of the writing process • Letter formation and handwriting fluency • Explicit instruction for spelling • How students gain competence in building sentences • Narrative writing development • Informational and opinion writing development • Methods for assessing student progress in writing More
Starts Starts: 6/29/2021 1:00 PM
Sessions Session: 1
Credits Credits: 10 SEMI and 1.5 CEU
Location Location:
Status Status: 39 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 50 seats
 
This course is intended for NEW School Food Service Administrators only! More
Starts Starts: 6/30/2021 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Location Location:
Status Status: 17 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
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