Catch the VIBE this summer!

Catch the VIBE this summer!

To kick things off, please invite your personnel to register for Catch the VIBE, a summer series of free 30-minute webinars highlighting best practices in blended instruction presented by Virtual Virginia, VSTE, and Canvas.

Register: Catch the VIBE

Ready to feel the VIBE? Learn more on the Virtual Virginia website.

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English Language Development Standards Framework Introduction

English Language Development Standards Framework Introduction
This session is for any educator working with an EL as an overview of the components and possible applications of the 2020 edition. Part 3, on June 21, will provide examples of and tools for differentiation. Part 4, on June 28, will explore resources and strategies for collaboration.

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Computer Science K-12 Educator Opportunities

Computer Science K-12 Educator Opportunities          
CodeVA is offering free training programs for K-12 public school educators. The elementary and middle school programs prepare educators to explore the content and learn how to integrate the Computer Science SOL into core curriculum. The high school training programs prepare teachers to teach an elective in computer science or an Advanced Placement level course.  

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Professional Learning CHOICE

Professional Learning CHOICE
Virginia Ed Strategies is inviting high school science, mathematics, computer science, and CTE teachers to consider joining CHOICE, offering $1000 a year to cover professional learning that teachers choose as well as associated costs such as travel or materials. Through this program, Virginia Ed Strategies is endeavoring to offer a community of practice that serves to lighten the mental workload teachers often face; lend support where teachers need it most; and empower teachers to invest in their career and future. For more information on CHOICE, check out the video and website!

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Trauma Support for Schools Virtual Summit – August 16-17

Trauma Support for Schools Virtual Summit – August 16-17
Join the Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia for their free Summit for educators, leaders, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers who support PreK-12 educators and students experiencing trauma. The two-day event will run daily from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. If you have specific questions, email CCSSOC.RELAP@sri.com.

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Brown Teacher Institute Options

Brown Teacher Institute Options
Join the Library of Virginia for the twelfth annual Brown Teacher Institute focusing on the 50th anniversary of the 1971 Virginia Constitution.  The Institute is scheduled with both in-person and virtual options and will feature guest speakers and live Q&A sessions. Teachers will explore how to use primary sources to enhance student learning in their classrooms and discover new digital resources. Space is limited so register today for one of the following events:  
July 22: Abingdon in-person
July 29: Norfolk in-person
August 2: Virtual Teacher Institute
August 3: Richmond in-person

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Summer Mini-Institute: Inclusive Practices for English Learners with Disabilities

Summer Mini-Institute: Inclusive Practices for English Learners with Disabilities
The Institute is designed to address instructional strategies and considerations for EL with disabilities in all classrooms. Teams of classroom teachers, English Language Development (ELD) teachers, and special educators/service providers are the primary target audiences. This event will be virtual on July 15 from 8:30 a.m – 12p.m. so all participants will need access to Zoom. Register your team today!

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VDOE English Language Instructional Webinars

VDOE English Language Instructional Webinars
Several summer workshops will be offered to support English Learners for general educators, ELD teachers, and/or leaders. Offerings include:
June 30 at 10-11 a.m. Leading for Equity for English Learners. This session is for school and division leaders to explore a sample classroom walkthrough tool and make connections to the main components of the 2020 ELD Standards Framework.        
July 9 at 2:30-3:30 p.m. Looking Past Deficit: Focus on Literacy. This session will support teachers in creating a community of shared experiences so students can build new understandings of what literacy looks like and how others handle successes and challenges in that realm.
July 12 at 10:30-11:30 a.m. Using ACCESS Score Reports for Instruction and Collaboration. This session will provide important information about the assessment, how it is scored, and how the scores can support instructional decision-making.

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Bring the Library of Congress into Your Classroom! July 12-16

Bring the Library of Congress into Your Classroom! July 12-16
This free course, by Teaching with Primary Sources Virginia, is open to Virginia teachers of all subjects and grade levels. Classes will be held July 12-July 16 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. synchronous session followed by independent work. Participants will have access to ready-to-use primary source sets, lesson plans, and analytical tools from the nation’s largest library to enhance critical thinking in the classroom. Explore the World Digital Library, historical newspapers, and global resources. Participants can earn 30 recertification points. Email  information@tpsnva.org to register or for details!

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Virtual Learning Strategies for K12 Educators

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There is a fee for this workshop. The division will not be paying for this workshop.

Virtual Learning Strategies for K12 Educators

Planning to achieve results in an online learning environment

 The Virginia Tech Richmond Center is excited to present this new virtual workshop. Participants will gain experience in online teaching and course design strategies and will receive a Digital Badge in Online Learning Strategies. This cohort style engagement will consist of workshops addressing:

•           Syllabus Creation

•           Lesson Planning

•           Principles of Assessment

•           Universal Design for Learning

•           Providing Meaningful Feedback

•           Building an Online Community

•           Reflective Practice

Dates

Thursdays, July 1- August 12, 2021 

 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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REGISTER NOW

 or visit www.richmond.vt.edu for more information

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Summer Wellness Challenges

Join the Summer Challenges though Pulse and gain 200 points for each of the challenges listed below for the 2021-2022 school year.

Habit challenge 6/21 – 7/11; “Fresh Air”

Step challenge 7/12 – 8/8; “Scale the Summits”

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NRHS Summer Band Camp 2021 Registration

All students who plan to participate in the 21-22 edition of the MMW Band must audition with Mr Woodis. Please email Mr Woodis at edwardwoodis@spsk12.net for an audition date and time. Once you have passed the audition please register for Summer Band Camp. Registration: https://forms.gle/BvjH7pztmhJJB2557

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NRHS MMW Band Auxiliary Tryout Registration Form 2021

Flags, Dancers and Majorettes!!

Tryouts for all band auxiliary squads are open for registration. Please use the following link to register for our tryouts: https://forms.gle/epqixwTuqjBiRgCQ9

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Registration is Now Open for the 2021 Education Equity Summer Institute

This year’s conference will convene over two days: 

June 15-Teaching African American History Through Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies  

June 16-Culturally Responsive and Inclusive Education Practices

For the full agenda, click here

To Register:

  • Step 1:Click here to access the registration page through the Virginia Tech Office of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE). 
  • Step 2: Complete keynote registration. Please note that this will register individuals for ALL keynote sessions for both conference days. 
  • Step 3: Upon registration for the keynotes, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a link to a Google form where you will indicate the breakout sessions you’d like to attend. Please note that Day 2 breakout sessions are offered twice so that individuals are able to attend two of the three sessions offered live.   
  • Step 4: You will receive a confirmation email on June 14, 2021 containing links to each keynote and the specific breakout sessions you picked, along with login information. 

All breakout sessions will be recorded and posted on the Virginia is for Learners Website conference page and made available through #GoOpenVA at a later date.

Please direct all inquiries pertaining to the 2021 joint Equity and Teaching African American History Conference to the Office of Equity and Community Engagement at EdEquityVA@doe.virginia.gov  or Christonya Brown, History and Social Science Coordinator, at 804-225-2893, or Christonya.Brown@doe.virginia.gov

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Week of June 14th thru 17th

Geometry and other SOL Retake Test Week

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Geometry Videos for Week #37 (6/7 + 6/8 + 6/9 + 6/10)

Days of June 7th thru June 10th are on 3D Prisms, Nets, and Tessellations (Extra Geometry Information). If you are taking a Geometry Retake, look back in the Blog for Videos from this Year.

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Geometry Work for 6/8 and 6/10



  1. Problem of the Day
  2. Tessellation Notes
  3. Extra Credit and Homework

I. Design, Create, and Color a Semi-Regular Tessellation on a Piece of Paper

Show in Class or Take a Picture at Home and Email me

II. Finish Missing Work– Due: Thursday, June 10th



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Geometry Work for 6/7 and 6/9

  1. Problem of the Day
  2. 3D Prisms + Nets Notes
  3. Extra Credit and Homework

I. Create your own Net – Extra Credit In Canvas Module 12: “NETS”

Show in Class or Take a Picture at Home and Email me

II. Finish Missing Work– Due: Thursday, June 10th

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Transformative Teaching Master’s Degree Program – Summer 2021

Transformative Teaching Master’s Degree Program – Summer 2021
This program is a fully online, 30-credit master’s degree cohort program for working educators who want to further develop their anti-racist, social justice-oriented teaching and leadership skills. It offers a seamless experience between work as an educator and engagement with the course material and participation in the cohort throughout the 2-years. For more information about the Transformative Teaching Master’s Degree Program, visit GMU.

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2021 VCU Summer Learning Academy

2021 VCU Summer Learning Academy
Registration is now open for this Academy focused on preparing educators to create a culture of educational excellence and equity in schools through innovative and practical techniques. There are over 50 different virtual sessions covering over 20 topics, with a variety of formats to suit all schedules. Reduced prices are in place from last year in respect to the financial impact of COVID-19.

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