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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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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Moton Museum Children of Courage: Virtual Teacher Institute

Moton Museum Children of Courage: Virtual Teacher Institute
Do you want to be a citizen leader? Join the Moton Museum to learn more about civil rights in education in Farmville. In this virtual class, K-12 teachers will engage with both live and recorded lectures, while reviewing Civil Rights, Massive Resistance, and Desegregation histories. Moton Museum will follow the Virginia Licensure Renewal Manual and offer 60 recertification points for this class. Educators are encouraged to register early for this opportunity.

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Geometry Videos for Week #36 (6/1 + 6/2 + 6/3)

Days of June 1st thru June 3rd are SOL Review where Students will review Volume, Surface Area, Lateral Area, and an assortment of other SOL Review problems. Look back in the Blog for Videos on these topics.

Geometry SOL Friday June 4th

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Friday June 4th

Geometry SOL Test Day

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Geometry Work for 6/3

1. Problem of the Day

2.  Notes: SOL Assortment of Problems Review Day

3. No New Homework, Study for the SOL Test Tomorrow Friday, June 4th



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Geometry Work for 6/1 and 6/2

1. Problem of the Day

2. Notes: SOL Review Day #13 — Volume, Surface Area, and Lateral Area

3. SOL Problem of the Day Quiz #3

(1st Block Due: Thursday June 3rd) 

(2nd/6th Blocks DUE: Monday June 7th)

(3rd/5th BLOCKS DUE: Thursday June 3rd)

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Planning for the Future: Principles to Guide Teaching and Learning in the New Normal

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Planning for the Future: Principles to Guide Teaching and Learning in the New Normal

Description

Research has shown that teaching online can improve teaching in person. While the last year has been difficult for teachers and students, teachers have learned a tremendous amount that can improve teaching and learning even after everyone is back in brick-and-mortar classrooms. In this webinar we will share the newly created 4Es Framework for classroom technology use: to “Enable, Extend, Engage, and Elevate” students’ learning. We will also share several real-world examples so that teachers can better envision what the new normal could look like in their classrooms.

Time

Jun 1, 2021 05:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK TO REGISTER:

https://gmu.zoom.us/webinar/register/2216194486630/WN_NI8vO4TFR_acwBYfmwGndQ

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Not What Works–What Works BEST: Making Mathematics Meaningful for ALL Students Series

Not What Works–What Works BEST: Making Mathematics Meaningful for ALL Students

Join T-TAC ODU as we offer a series of Professional Learning opportunities focused on evidence-based strategies that make math meaningful for ALL students.  All sessions will take place virtually.

Registration Is Now Open!

Teaching Mathematics Strategically to Struggling Learners 3-5

When: July 20, 2021, 2:00-3:30 pm     

Audience: Grades K-5 Educators

Facilitated by author, speaker, and professor, Dr. Bradley Witzel, this 90-minute session will focus on the SOLO Taxonomy (Structure of Observed Learning Outcomes) of surface, deep, and transfer learning; and using the CRA approach and learning progressions to teach number sense, facts, fractions, multiplication, and division. Session Limit: 45 registrants. Manipulatives needed for the session will be mailed to participants; priority will be given to those who would like to participate in a follow-up book study (Teaching Mathematics to Struggling Learners K-5) in Fall 2021. Grades K-5 teachers interested in participating in this session should complete the Teaching Math Strategically to Struggling Learners K-5 Interest Survey.

Teaching Mathematics Strategically to Struggling Learners 6-12

When: July 23, 2021, 11:00 am-12:30 pm   

 Audience: Grades 6-12 Educators

Facilitated by author, speaker, and professor, Dr. Bradley Witzel, this 90-minute session will focus on the SOLO Taxonomy (Structure of Observed Learning Outcomes) of surface, deep, and transfer learning; using the CRA approach; and systematic instruction for teaching integers, fractions, solving equations, and quadratics. Session Limit: 45 registrants. Manipulatives needed for the session will be mailed to participants; priority will be given to those who would like to participate in a follow-up book study (Teaching Math in Middle School: Using MTSS to Meet All Students’ Needs) in Winter 2022. Grades 6-12 teachers interested in participating in this session should complete the Teaching Math Strategically to Struggling Learners 6-12 Interest Survey.

Teaching with Clarity: Unpacking Standards and Creating Success Criteria for Impactful Instruction

When: July 28, 2021, 2:00-4:00 pm

Audience: Teachers of Students on the VESOL Curriculum

When learning is organized and intentional, and learning progressions and success criteria are clear, students achieve. In order to design these types of learning experiences, teachers must have deep knowledge of what students should KNOW, UNDERSTAND, and be able to DO to master a standard. Facilitated by Tamara Smith-Moyler, T-TAC ODU’s Mathematics Educational Specialist, this session will focus on unpacking the new VESOL math standards, creating learning intentions and success criteria for the standards, and designing learning experiences and assessment opportunities aligned with the standards. Session Limit: 50 registrantsPriority will be given to those who would like to participate in a follow-up book study/PLC (The Teacher Clarity Playbook: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Learning Intentions and Success Criteria for Organized, Effective Instruction) in Fall 2021. Teachers interested in participating in this session should complete the Teaching with Clarity Interest Survey.

Figuring Out Fluency in Mathematics: Moving Beyond Basic Facts and Memorization

When: August 5, 2021, 9:00 am- 12:15 pm

Audience: Grades K-8 Educators

Fluency is more than basic facts and algorithms. Real fluency involves reasoning and creativity, and it varies by the problem at hand. Facilitated by author and speaker John SanGiovanni, this interactive workshop will help teachers develop a deep understanding of fluency, including what it really is and what it is not. It will also unpack seven significant strategies that all students must learn and use to build fluency. Assessment strategies for each component of fluency will be provided. Finally, the session will help participants think about effective ways to partner with families. A collection of classroom-ready resources including lesson seeds, games, and routines will be provided. Session Limit: 200 registrants.  Click here to register for Figuring Out Fluency.

Visualize It: Using Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategies to Build True Understanding of Word Problems

When: August 11, 2021, 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Audience: Grades K-8 Educators

Solving word problems is a challenge for students, especially those with mathematics difficulties.  This is often because solving word problems requires students to read and understand the problem, identify relevant information, choose an appropriate strategy, solve the problem correctly, and ensure that the answer makes sense (Iris Center, 2019).  This session, facilitated by Tamara Smith-Moyler, T-TAC ODU’s Mathematics Educational Specialist, will focus on using three evidence-based strategies for mathematics instruction–visual representations, the metacognitive strategy UPS-Check, and the cognitive strategy Schema Instruction to help students conceptually understand how to solve word problems. Session Limit: 60 registrantsClick here to register for Visualize It. 

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STAYING CONNECTED: FACILITATING THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE DURING and AFTER CANCER TREATMENT

This free 6.5 hour online continuing education (CE) program is designed to be completed at a time that is convenient to you – following registration, you will have up to 16 weeks to complete the program in its entirety and receive CE credit or up to 3 weeks for the non-accredited track.

An email confirmation and program access information will be sent to you within 30 minutes of your registration.

CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPATE

CE credit available until: November 19, 2022

Program Materials

IDEA/504/ADA Comparison ChartHelpful Resources

Target Audience

School nurses, social workers, teachers, school counselors and other school and college personnel. Parents are welcome.

Learning level: All levels

Goal

To educate school and college personnel on the effects of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer treatment to improve the learning experience during and after cancer treatment.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify cancers that affect children, adolescents, and young adults (AYAs)
  • Identify side effects, long-term and late effects of childhood/AYA cancer treatment
  • Describe challenges for survivors throughout their education
  • Explain laws that protect childhood/AYA cancer survivors’ rights
  • Develop strategies to help meet the students’ short- and long-term education needs
  • Discuss how to prepare the student body and faculty when a student is undergoing cancer treatment
  • Explain how to prepare students and faculty for the impending death of a student
  • List strategies to support healing for students and faculty prior to and after the death of a student
  • Access resources that support schools and families, including those from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Modules

  • Introduction to Staying Connected: Facilitating the Learning Experience During and After Cancer Treatment
  • Treatment and Side Effects of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult (AYA) Cancers
    Cancers diagnosed in children, adolescents, and young adults (AYA), and common symptoms, treatment options, and side effects of treatment.
  • Psychosocial Concerns of a Cancer Diagnosis in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults (AYA )
    Psychosocial impact of a cancer diagnosis on the patient, their family and peers, and age appropriate information and strategies to help the student and their peers.
  • The Education Journey During and After Cancer Treatment: Approaches to Dealing with These Challenges
    Challenges survivors face throughout their education journey, strategies to help meet the students’ short- and long-term education needs, and laws that protect pediatric cancer survivors’ education rights.
  • Coping with Grief, Loss, and Bereavement throughout the Treatment Continuum
    Impact of grief and loss and strategies to help school personnel, peers, and families cope with their grief

Continuing Education Information

Staying Connected Modules 1 – 4: Medical, Psychosocial, Education

  • Registered Nursing Credit Designation
    Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under Provider Number CEP 5832 to award 5.5 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Social Work Credit Designation
    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Provider Number 1105, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. LLS maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 12/10/2020-12/10/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 5.5 clinical continuing education credits.
    LLS is recognized by the New York State Education Departments State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0117. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 5.5 clinical CE contact hours for this activity.
  • Education
    Teachers, school counselors, and other school and college personnel will receive a Certificate of Completion to submit to their local professional development approval committee. Prior approval for acceptance of this training may be required.

Staying Connected Module 5: Grief

  • Registered Nursing Credit Designation
    Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under Provider Number CEP 5832 to award 1.0 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Social Work Credit Designation
    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Provider Number 1105, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. LLS maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 12/10/2020-12/10/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 clinical continuing education credits.
    LLS is recognized by the New York State Education Departments State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0117. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 1.0 clinical CE contact hours for this activity.
  • Education
    Teachers, school counselors, and other school and college personnel will receive a Certificate of Completion to submit to their local professional development approval committee. Prior approval for acceptance of this training may be required

Provider

This program is provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Societ

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Auditions for current NRHS Students Begin June 1 – 18

Requirements:

  1. You must be a currently enrolled student at Nansemond River High School.
  2. You must have band on your schedule for the 2021-2022 school year.
  3. If you are not in a band class, email Mr Woodis at edwardwoodis@spsk12.net to set up an audition date and time.
  4. Wind players must have a prepared piece, play two major scales, and play chromatically from your lowest note to the highest note you can play clearly.
  5. Percussion players must play the following rudiments (open – close – open): paradiddle, double paradiddle, flam accent, double stroke roll, 9 stroke roll, 11 stroke roll, and drag. I will email you a copy of Maximum Strength Warm ups. Students in band class can find the music in the CANVAS Library.
  6. AUXILIARY ( Dancer, Flag, and Twirler) Tryouts will be held July 27 – 29 at NRHS in the band room and the auditorium.
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Equity in CTE Programs

Equity in CTE Programs:

Reflecting on Policies, Procedures, and Practices to Avoid Disparate Impact

May 25, 2021

3:00-4:30 PM

Register here!

Presenters include:

Dr. Casey Roberts, Executive Director, New Horizons Regional Education Centers

Kate Kreamer, Deputy Executive Director, Advance CTE

Mimi Lufkin, CEO Emerita, National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity

What’s Culture Got to Do With It? 

Cultural Competence in Student Athletics

June 3, 2021

3:00-4:30 PM

Register here!

Presenters include:

Dr. Billy Haun, Executive Director, Virginia High School League

Dr. Tomika Ferguson, Interim Asst. Dean for Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence and Asst. Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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SU 2021 Webinars for for Graduate Degrees in Educational Leadership –

Become a School Leader – Earn your education administration endorsement with SU.  The education administration endorsement programs will be offered online with weekly live virtual sessions.
 

The Master of Science (MSEd) in Education Administration is designed for those who hold an active teaching license and want to earn a master’s degree while simultaneously earning the Administration & Supervision endorsement.

The Professional Studies Certificate (PSC) for Licensure in Administration and Supervision degree is appropriate for those who hold an active teaching license and have already obtained a master’s degree but want to add on the Administration & Supervision endorsement.


Information at these events will focus specifically on our master’s and professional studies degrees:
 

Attend a Master’s and Professional Studies Certificate Programs Webinar:

Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 6-7pm
Register HERE

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 6-7pm
Register HERE

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Geometry Videos for Week #35 (5/25 + 5/26 + 5/27 + 5/31)

Days of May 25th thru May 27th are SOL Review where Students will review Changing Dimension, Parallel Triangle Problems, and an assortment of other SOL Review problems. Look back in the Blog for Videos on these topics.

No School — Monday, May 31st due to Memorial Day

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Geometry Work for 5/27 and 5/31

No School — Monday, May 31st due to Memorial Day

1. Problem of the Day

2.  Notes: SOL Assortment of Problems Review Day

3. Worksheet “SOL Review Problems Homework”

(Only 3rd/5th BLOCKS DUE: Wednesday June 2nd)



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Geometry Work for 5/25 and 5/26



1. Problem of the Day

2. Notes: SOL Review Day #12 — Changing Dimensions/Parallel Triangle Notes

3. Worksheet “Changing Dimensions SOL Review Worksheet”

(1st Block Due: Thursday May 27th) 

(2nd/6th Blocks DUE: Tuesday June 1st)

(3rd/5th BLOCKS DUE: Thursday May 27th)



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Climate Generation’s 16th annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education

Climate Generation’s 16th annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education
This is a three-day, July 28-30, virtual conference for teachers to learn new tools, skills, and resources to teach climate change. Register or find out more information today!

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Virginia Health and Physical Activity Virtual Institute, July 12-14

Virginia Health and Physical Activity Virtual Institute, July 12-14
VDOE and the Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance extend an invitation to all administrators and teachers to attend the fully virtual Healthy Kids, Healthy Virginia 2021 Health and Physical Activity Institute. The 2021 Institute will feature several nationally acclaimed educators, National and State Teachers of the Year, and a variety of engaging workshops and general sessions. The registration and the Call for Presenters form are now available! 

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2021 VASCD Annual Conference: Turn the Page

2021 VASCD Annual Conference: Turn the Page
This is a new kind of Hybrid! Participants choose the way you want to attend with three options. Find out more information or register now for Early Bird prices with increases after June 18. Options:
In-person: December 7-8. Conference will be held at the Williamsburg Lodge.
Virtual Conference: December 8-9. Attend from your own location! This conference is designed especially for our virtual attendees, not just live streams of our in-person sessions.
VASCD Conference Bundle. Attend in person PLUS access recorded sessions from the virtual conference until December 22.

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Virginia Geographic Alliance #YouCanMapThat Online Workshop-June 22-23

Virginia Geographic Alliance #YouCanMapThat Online Workshop-June 22-23
This online workshop, #YouCanMapThat: Using GIS to Enhance the Classroom is for grades K-12 faculty and pre-service teachers limited to 40 participants so register by June 13! Participants will have access to 100+ classroom-ready 15-Minute GeoInquiries, create customized Web Maps that embed text, primary source images, register school for a free site license for Esri’s ArcGIS Online software, access to lesson plans, earn recertification points, and more. See the sample map on the Louisiana Purchase! Don’t miss out, sign up today!

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