World Languages Summer Professional Learning Opportunities

World Languages Summer Professional Learning Opportunities
Registration is now open for three opportunities for summer professional learning in world languages.  You may register for more than one event; however spaces are limited and acceptance is not guaranteed for all events.  Registration and workshop material costs are paid by VDOE. Some meals and lodging are also provided. 
Event 1: July 20. Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities as World Language Learners (Richmond)
Event 2: July 21-22. Using the VA SOL to Guide Your World Language Program (Richmond)
Event 3: July 28-29. Modified Oral Proficiency Interview (MOPI) Workshop (Leesburg, Loudoun County)  

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Elementary Engineering Workshop

Elementary Engineering Workshop
The NASA eClips Team is offering a face-to-face, hands-on workshop sponsored by VDOE. Learn how to access and use the free Engineering by Design curriculum and related NASA resources available to educators in Virginia. The workshop will be held in Hampton on June 28 for fourth and fifth grade teachers; on June 29 for second and third grade teachers; and June 30 for KG, first, and second grade teachers. 

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School of Education Doctoral Programs Webinar

Reserve Your Spot
School of Education Doctoral Programs Webinar

June 9, 2022 @ 6 PM ET
Are you ready to learn more about Regent University’s School of Education doctoral programs?
Join us for our doctoral faculty connect with our esteemed professors, Dr. Koonce and Dr. Finn.
During the webinar you will:Learn more about the School of Education.
Hear the heart of our faculty.
Learn important details about our doctoral programs.
You’ll also be able to ask questions as part of our Q & A session.
Register today!Register for Webinar
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Success

Hi, keep using your decoding skill to read great books!

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Wellness Newsletter

May/June Edition

Spotlights:
Suffolk Farmer’s Market
Zoo Volunteers
Summer Challenges

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Wellness Program Survey

A Wellness Survey is now available.  This survey is open to any SPS staff member regardless of wellness program participation.

Wellness Survey 21-22
Survey closes at 6PM, Friday, May 27, 2022

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Geometry SOL — Tuesday May 24th

Geometry SOL — Tuesday May 24th

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Geometry Videos for the Week of May 16th thru 23rd

No Further Videos for May 16th thru May 23rd due to SOL Geometry Test Review beginning.  If you want, go back to videos from the entire year from earlier posts.

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Geometry Work for 5/20 and 5/23

  1. Problem of the Day SOL Quiz #2
  2. TEST NAV #4 (#14 thru #20)
  3. No New Homework
  4. Study — Geometry SOL Tuesday May 24th
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Geometry Work for 5/17 and 5/18

I will be absent, Students will receive this Work:

  1. Have students complete the Prism/Circle Review Sheet (+36pts).  They can either work alone or in pairs if they like.  Make sure all students do the work on this Circle Review Sheet during the class and collect it when they finish.  When the students finish, please place this review sheet in the folder entitled Class Block# Sub Folder.  If not done, students must complete for homework which would be due by next class.
  2. If they finish this review sheet early, students can work on the Word Search for Extra Credit.  If students finish before class ends, please place this extra credit sheet in the folder entitled Class Block# Sub Folder.
  3. Remind Students that the Geometry SOL is next Tuesday, May 24th.
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Geometry Work for 5/16 and 5/19

  1. SOL Problem of the Day #4
  2. TEST NAV #3 (#21 thru #30)
  3. SOL Homework #3
  4. Study — Geometry SOL Tuesday May 24th
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Geometry Videos for the Week of May 10th thru 13th

No Further Videos for May 10th thru May 13th due to SOL Geometry Test Review beginning.  If you want, go back to videos from the entire year from earlier posts.

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Geometry Work for 5/12 and 5/13

  1. SOL Problem of the Day #3
  2. TEST NAV #2 (#7 thru #12)
  3. SOL Homework #2
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Geometry Work for 5/10 and 5/11

  1. Problem of the Day SOL Quiz #1
  2. SOL MasteryConnect Benchmark Homework [HW plus 2 EC HW] Directions for the Test in Canvas
  3. Right Triangle Review Notes for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Blocks Only
  4. Right Triangle Review Sheet (+10pts) for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Blocks Only
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VASCD Summer Series

VASCD Summer Series
A variety of summer professional learning opportunities are available to educators. See VASCD for additional information and registration:
May 25, June 1, & July 6:When kids lead-virtual
June 1 & 15 & July 6:Cultivating an SEL system for student & staff safety-virtual
June 14:How to look a: student work to uncover student thinking
June 21:The minimalist teacher
June 22:Increasing learning: Assessment journeys
June 23:Re-defining student and teacher roles for joyful learning
July 12:Finding agility in the classroom and where you lead
July 13:Aspire to ascend: Cultivating pathways to leadership
July 20:Take 2 for ’22: Choose 2 collaborative sessions – free/virtual
July 21:Embedding SEL and CRP into literacy instruction: A humanity-based approach
July 26:Leadership on the big screen- virtual
August 2:Re-setting how we cause learning

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Professional Development Opportunities to Support Best Practices for English Learner Instruction for All Educators

Professional Development Opportunities to Support Best Practices for English Learner Instruction for All Educators
Multiple professional development opportunities for division and school staff (including general educators, EL teachers, leaders, counselors) who support ELs will be offered from June through December 2022Superintendent Memo 073-22 (revised link) provides session descriptions, recommended audiences, registration links, and registration deadlines for the professional development opportunities. All sessions will be delivered virtually using the Zoom platform. The Office of Humanities will manage registration, coordinate delivery of materials, and provide confirmation. Find out more information today!

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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation’s 2022 Summer Teacher Institute

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation’s 2022 Summer Teacher Institute
Get ready for the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution at this Institute July 11-14. This four-day, all expenses paid professional development opportunity is specifically designed for upper elementary and middle school teachers. Participants will take part in immersive learning experiences and collaborate with fellow teachers to develop lessons for students to build 21st-century skills. Find out more information today!

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Pulse 21-22 Program Ends 5/13/22

The Virgin Pulse wellness platform closes on Friday, May 13, 2022.  Now is a good time to finish any peer challenges, sync your devices, and complete any other Virgin Pulse app/website led activities.

  • Staff qualifying for Smart Dollar 3,500 points (program has ended for the 21-22 year) will see that reflected right at program end as 5,000 Pulse points.

$200 (taxable) Level 4 Reward will be posted in (1) June, 2022 paycheck for staff who qualify by achieving 40,000 Pulse points, Completed HRA and Biometrics.

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Nansemond River Concert Band and Jazz Band Spring Concert moved to May 26 @ 7 pm.

Please come out and enjoy an evening of great music as our students present their final concert of the 2021-2022 school year. Doors will open at 6:20 pm.

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Geometry Videos for the Week of May 2nd thru 9th

Changing Dimensions

No Further Videos for May 4th thru May 9th due to SOL Geometry Test Review beginning.  If you want, go back to videos from the entire year from earlier posts.

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