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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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FREE 1-Credit ONLINE Class at Regent University: PARTNER BENEFIT

Dear Corporate Partner Friend, Regent University is proud to partner with Suffolk Public Schools to offer our Partner Academic Course Exploration (PACE) to employees, spouses, and dependents of our corporate partners. This course starts March 16th and is designed to introduce you to the world-class education you’ll … 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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Virginia Declaration of Learning Program

This program is exclusively for educators in Virginia who work in 4-12th grade art, social studies, language arts, gifted & talented, special education, ELL, and media specialists. Participants will gain access to resources from George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the U.S. … Continue reading

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Fellowship Opportunity

VA War Memorial is pleased to announce the inaugural VA World War II Heritage Alliance Teacher Fellowship. This is a free three-session, application-based program that has teachers travel across the state to different WWII sites.  All Virginia educators with an interest … Continue reading

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2020 Virginia Council for Learning Disabilities Symposium-April 25

On April 25, VCLD will host their annual symposium entitled Implementing High-Leverage Practices in the Classroom at Old Dominion University. The Symposium is geared toward general and special educators, and prospective educators who are interested in effective ways to teach students with disabilities.

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How to Learn Math for Teachers

Jo Boaler’s groundbreaking course, “How To Learn Math for Teachers,” is available for online registration! Re-recorded in 2016, this update to the original course includes new videos and research. The course has been hugely popular among teachers, taken by over … Continue reading

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Mathematical Mindsets

This course unpacks the teaching approach that was used in an 18-lesson intervention that raised the achievement of students learning mathematics by the equivalent of 2.8 years of school. In the teaching intervention, Jo Boaler taught 6/7th graders by giving … Continue reading

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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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2020 Field Sketchbook Announcement

Looking for a fun and engaging way to teach students valuable observation skills while promoting cross curricular learning at your school? The Virginia Coast Reserve Long-Term Ecological Research program is offering a two-day professional development workshop for Science and/or Art Teachers. … Continue reading

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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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