Math for English Language Learners (K-5)
Wednesdays 2/25/15 and 3/25/15 from 9:00 – 3:30 at SERC
Join us for a two day workshop which addresses key issues for ELLs such as language acquisition principles, appropriate scaffolding of content, assessment protocols, and effective use of technology in an effort to maintain rigorous, standards-aligned instruction.
Participants will learn specific math instructional strategies that provide the necessary supports to ensure that ELL students understand and are able to apply appropriate math content.
For further information or to register go to https://15-21-063.eventbrite.com
Math Instruction for Struggling Math Learners
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 and Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
This professional learning opportunity will introduce teachers to best practices in math instruction specifically aimed at struggling math learners. It will examine some of the research-based practices in detail and show how they align with the CT Core Standards for Mathematics.For more information or to register, go to https://15-21-064.eventbrite.com
Science Content Literacy: Grades 6-12
Friday, November 14, 2014 and Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
In this two day workshop science educators will learn reading comprehension techniques that will improve outcomes for students, grades 6-12, as well as increase their meaningful participation and achievement in the science content area. Topics include the authentic use of graphic organizers, content-specific vocabulary activities, science notebooks, and reciprocal teaching strategies; receive an overview of differentiation, gradual release, and inquiry-based instructional models; and better understand the commonalities between literacy comprehension skills and science processing skills.For more information or to register go to https://15-26-092.eventbrite.com