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Dyslexia and the Classroom Course

Our Dyslexia and the Classroom (Online Course EDIS 5235) is open for registration! If you want to learn more about dyslexia and how to support students in your classroom, come join us. You will complete the VDOE Dyslexia Awareness module as part of … Continue reading

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Mathematics Education Leadership Training

Due to the currently unpredictable duration of the effects of the Coronavirus on our society, we have decided to make dramatic and necessary changes to the structure of MELT Summer Institutes for 2020.  In the past, all Summer Institutes were … Continue reading

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2020 Virginia ASCD Student-Centered Coaching ?Conference with Diane Sweeney

This two-day workshop will prepare you to systematically use student-centered coaching to meet student learning goals in your school.?On day 1, participants will learn coaching“moves”, the core practices that drivestudent-centered coaching.On day 2, differentiated sessions for coaches and administrators will … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinars

Leadership Moves that Help Disrupt PovertyIn this two-part series, Krista Barton Arnold will focus on (part 1) how school culture, mental maps, environment, code-switching, and social-emotional learning can help you offset the negative impact poverty can have on academic performance and (part 2) … Continue reading

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Profile of a Virginia Classroom: From Concept to Implementation

Explore the Virginia Profile of a Classroom documents and understand their relationship to the Profile of a Graduate. Learn how the Profile can be tailored to meet unique needs in your school. Receive tools and resources from VASCD that you … Continue reading

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Annual PreK-Kindergarten Conference

Building a Strong Literacy Foundation for Young LearnersOur annual PreK- Kindergarten conference will bring science and systems together, applying the science of reading in the context of age-appropriate classrooms. The day will include:a general session addressing equity and early learning, … Continue reading

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2020 ASM Materials Science Teacher Camp July 13-17

This free camp held at Old Dominion University provides an engaging professional development opportunity for middle and high school teachers to engage in hands-on activities that can be integrated into lessons and that support the development of the Science and … Continue reading

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JMU Secondary Theatre Institute-June 29-July 1

During the week, participants will learn how to use drama and theatre pedagogies to build community, deepen skills in the art form, and engage students through story. Tools and strategies taught in this session serve both secondary classroom educators and … Continue reading

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Arts Integration Summer Institute-June 22-25

Registration is open for the JMU Summer Institute in Creative Learning Pedagogy for grade K-6 educators and school leaders. The Institute is presented in Partnership with University of Texas at Austin’s Drama for Schools Program. Sign up today!

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Virginia Tech Teacher Workshops for Secondary Science Teachers

This  free summer professional development for secondary science and mathematics teachers from June 22-24 in Blacksburg. Sessions are designed to support the implementation of the 2018 Science SOL, develop engineering practices, and make meaningful connections between science and mathematics concepts. … Continue reading

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CSTA Tidewater Kickoff Meeting

Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm  1309 Raleigh Ave, Norfolk, VA 23507 http://www.csteachers.org

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“How to Learn Math for Teachers” and “Mathematical Mindsets”

“How to Learn Math for Teachers” and “Mathematical Mindsets” will continue to be available at the same price ($99 per individual participant, $75 for groups of 150 or more) on a new Canvas platform hosted by Stanford’s Graduate School of … Continue reading

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Teaching for Creativity-March 17 (VASCD)

In every academic area and grade level, we have opportunities to develop students’ creative thinking while learning academic content; when students find their own unique ways to express what they’re learning, they’ll love it more and remember it longer. Join VASCD and … Continue reading

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Computer Science and Computer Engineering Workshop-March 16

Join educators from across Virginia to learn how to integrate Computer Science and Computer Engineering into your classes. Network with educators and learn hands-on and engaging strategies. Teachers, administrators, and counselors are invited to attend. Attendees will leave the event … Continue reading

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Virginia State Reading Association Conference-March 26-28

The Conference titled, Literacy Builds a Better World, will host literacy educators from the state in Roanoke. Conference attendees will explore the strands of literacy with nationally known speakers. Sessions include research-based and peer reviewed programming. Register today!

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2020 Chesapeake Bay Educational Institute-July 7-10

This free Institute, Enhancing Climate Literacy Though Place-Based Inquiry, offers educators the content, tools, and strategies required to help students be global citizens and develop an Explorer’s Mindset. Activities include an overview of National Geographic Certified Educator Program, Integration of National … Continue reading

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2020 Summer MELT—Mathematics Education Leadership Training

Registration is now open for the 2020 Summer MELT program.  You can investigate the MELT Summer Institutes website SUMMER INSTITUTES or go directly to the REGISTRATION FORM.  We will soon be finalizing room rate agreements with local hotels.  The new hotel rates for 2020 will be posted in February.  … Continue reading

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Tidewater Writing Project Open Institute

The Tidewater Writing Project (TWP) is offering an Open Institute focused on making writing instruction a priority in PreK – 12 content areas. I am writing to ask you to encourage your teachers to attend the Open Institute in Spring … Continue reading

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UVA M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Exciting News

Dear Educator, We have some exciting news to share about our flexible, online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction at the Curry School of Education and Human Development. Recently, the online master’s programs were ranked #3 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.This … Continue reading

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Virginia War Memorial Institutes

Virginia War Memorial is offering day-long summer teacher institutes. These Institutes are free to all participants and cover topics ranging from Teaching with Film and Voices of the Vietnam War to The Army and the Global War on Terrorism. Institute participants will … Continue reading

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