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Making Connections: Targets, Assessments and Standards-Based Grading DVD
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2015 Professional Learning Opportunities

Over 40 days of training available for teachers of any content and grade level and administrators! Click to expand selections below, then on the workshop titles for complete descriptions, dates, and registration.

Math Math


Science Science
  • NGSS Short Courses (Grades K-12)

    Our most popular trainings ever! New courses for every grade level. Strengthen grade-level specific understanding of content and science and engineering practices while experiencing activities as a learner.

    Elementary Middle
    Properties of Matter Developing and Using Models
    Forces and Interactions Waves
    Light Energy
    Constructing Explanations and Engaging in Argument from Evidence (grades 4-8)
    Life Science: structure, function, and information processing High
    Engineering Process and Design Developing and Using Models including Data Analysis and Mathematics and Computational Thinking
    Earth Systems: processes that shape the earth  
    Planning and Carrying Out Investigations  

  • Mathematical Modeling in Science with TINspire CX Technology

    Engage in instructional strategies that focus on the integration of NGSS and CCSSMP4 Model with Mathematics using TI-Nspireā„¢ technology.


Administrators Administrators
  • Whole School Mathematics Program at a Glance

    June 23

    Educational leaders are invited to explore tools designed to determine the extent of implementation of the Common Core Mathematic Standards and the Standards for Mathematical Practice within the whole school mathematics program.

  • Developing a School Culture of Learning

    July 13-14

    During this two-day session, administrators will learn strategies to develop a school learning culture that enables the student to take ownership of the learning experience. Learn how to support your teachers using these strategies in their classrooms, and tools to use as you work with your teachers to meet the exemplary Performance Level in TPGES.


All Content Areas All Content Areas
  • Engaging Students Using Participation Techniques
    3 dates/locations

    Create a classroom where everyone is engaged, thinking and learning! In this two-day session, participants will learn strategies that increase student engagement and promote critical thinking skills - both of which are essential to student's conceptual understanding of content.

  • Developing a School Culture of Learning
    July 16-17

    During this two-day session, participants will learn strategies to develop a learning culture that enable the student to take ownership of the learning experience, including growth and fixed mindsets, student talk and questioning techniques, and using feedback.


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