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Presentation Materials from the 2019 Mathematics Deeper Learning Institutes are now available!

The VDOE 2019 Institutes provided teachers and mathematics leaders with professional development focused on the implementation of rich mathematical tasks to support deeper learning opportunities for students and to strengthen locally-designed curricula. The materials from the Institutes have been included for use … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Literacy: Grammar Reimagined Workshop-July 29

Join Sean Ruday at UVA as he leads interactive discussions about teaching grammar in the context of writing instruction, using mentor texts, and enhancing student metacognition of grammatical concepts and writing strategies. All participants will receive a signed copy of … Continue reading

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North TIER Online Professional Development Offerings

North TIER runs online professional development courses created for Virginia educators by Virginia educators. Registration for the spring session runs now through February 14. Courses begin February 17. Optional graduate credit is offered through Colorado State University. Find out additional information from … Continue reading

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Library of Congress Summer Institutes

The Library of Congress is now accepting applications for its week-long summer institutes for K-12 educators. This opportunity provides educators of all disciplines with resources and strategies to effectively integrate primary sources into K-12 classroom teaching. Each session will focus on pedagogy, … Continue reading

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The Shenandoah Valley Writing Project

Applications are being accepted for fellowship seats in the Invitational Summer Institute held on the campus of Shenandoah University in Winchester. Accepted PreK-University fellows from every content area collaborate for four weeks beginning June 22 and ending July 16. Fellows … Continue reading

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VCTM Professional Development Grant

The Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for its Professional Development Grant from current VCTM K-16 members. Selected applicants would receive up to $1,000 each to attend conferences, workshops, or to provide tuition reimbursement in mathematics education within the year … Continue reading

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Whole Teacher for the Whole Child-January 31

Adults need social-emotional learning too! Learn how to transform classroom culture for both teachers and students using the science of well being. You will gain tools grounded in science to help you be your best so that you can give … Continue reading

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Teaching for Creativity-March 17

Creative expression is for all classes! 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 … Continue reading

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Virginia Civics We the People Training Program!

We the People training program provides participating educators with the pedagogical preparation to be effective teachers of civics and government.  Cohort members receive PD hours, a classroom set of We the People textbooks, access to top scholars and mentor teachers and more! Deadline for submitting applications … Continue reading

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eMediaVA Winter Webinar

DescriptioneMediaVA is offering a series of four webinars with four brief, easy to complete assignments. Upon completion of all four sessions and the assignments, participants will be issued a certificate indicating that they have completed five hours of professional development. … Continue reading

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Webinar: Information and Updates on ELD Standards and Materials

Join your peers on January 13, 3:30-4:30, to learn about the 2020 materials for Virginia’s English Language Development Standards that support equitable instruction for ELs.  See sample materials, ask questions, and provide input to WIDA directly on how these materials can better meet … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Literacy: The Shenandoah Valley Writing Project

Applications are being accepted for fellowship seats in the Invitational Summer Institute held on the campus of Shenandoah University in Winchester. Accepted PreK-University fellows from every content area collaborate for four weeks beginning June 22 and ending July 16. Fellows … Continue reading

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Dred Scott Presents: Sons and Daughters of Reconciliation

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 7 p.m. At the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center at Norfolk State University. The four panelists will be descendants of plaintiffs and judges in two 19th-century U.S. Supreme Court cases that denied basic rights … Continue reading

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Spring 2020 Course Offerings

Registration opens on October 30th (returning students) and November 30th (new students). All are three credits unless otherwise noted. Visit UVA’s website to enroll HERE. EDIS 7700 Foundations of Reading Instruction EDIS 7710 Reading in the Content Areas EDIS 7720 Word … Continue reading

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EDIS 5235: Dyslexia and the Classroom (One-Credit, Web-Based Course)

This one-hour course is designed to acquaint classroom teachers with the current research on reading development and dyslexia, the occurrence of dyslexia in classrooms, and the type of instruction needed to support reading development. Students in this course will examine … Continue reading

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Literacy Academy for Teachers of Struggling Readers

These four-day non-credit academies are designed for teachers of all grade levels who teach reading. Topics include an overview of literacy development, evidence based practice in reading assessment and instruction, including targeted instructional practices in the following sub component skills … Continue reading

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Monday Afternoon Webinar Series

Hi there!You’ll be happy to hear that starting January 27, our free Monday Afternoon Webinar Series will resume. I urge you to book your space now; seats are already filling fast.This season you can look forward to live webinars with John … Continue reading

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Mathematics Education Leadership Training

Registration is Now Open for the 2020 Summer MELT program.  You can investigate the MELT Summer Institutes website (https://mathsci.appstate.edu/melt/summer-institutes) or go directly to the registration form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfE1kH74xXZg9bq09JymQfOpgtUFJJNZ3CY_ovQeexHpkzLMQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1).  We will soon be finalizing room rate agreements with local hotels.  The new hotel rates for … Continue reading

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Announcing the National Portrait Gallery’s 2020 Summer Teacher Institutes!

Spend a week with the National Portrait Gallery this summer! Discoverhow integrating portraiture into your classroom illuminates history, biography, visual art, and more.  Learning to LookJuly 6-10 | July 20-24, 2020 Choose from two week-long sessions, during which participants will:Gain … Continue reading

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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Professional Development at the Jamestown-Yorktown FoundationJamestown-Yorktown Foundation is offering a free teacher institute for upper elementary and middle school teachers, July 13–16, at the American Revolution Museum. Participants will collaborate to develop lessons and performance tasks. Each participant will receive … Continue reading

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