March 11, 2021 archive

Learning Reset On-Line Conference

Learning Reset On-Line ConferenceThe past year has changed the way we teach. Teachers and schools have adopted innovative strategies for connecting with students and delivering instruction, and some of those strategies are worth keeping even when in-person learning is the norm. Focus for the sessions include Curriculum Design Choices and Structural Design Choices. Discounts are …

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UVA Online Reading Education Program

UVA Online Reading Education ProgramRegister for an information session to find out more information about pursue a graduate degree that leads to the Virginia Reading Specialist Endorsement credential. Register for one of the virtual information sessions on March 16 or March 25.

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Virginia Tech Opens EU Jean Monnet Center of Excellence

Virginia Tech Opens EU Jean Monnet Center of ExcellenceThe Center is partnering with the Virginia Council for the Social Studies, the Virginia Geographic Alliance, and other educational leaders in Virginia. More information is available about the VT Center for European Union, Transatlantic, and Trans-European Space Studies including a newsletter, educator programs and conferences, EU Council mock-debate for students, …

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Self-Paced WIDA eWorkshops

Self-Paced WIDA eWorkshopsThese self-paced eWorkshops are on a variety of topics for teachers, principals, and educational leaders including Social Studies: Engaging Multilingual Learners through Inquiry, WIDA Writing Rubric, Developing Language for Learning in Mathematics, Doing and Talking STEM, Leading for Equity: Classroom Walkthrough; School Improvement Planning for Multilingual Learners and more! Email to set up a free account.

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Virginia’s ELD Standards Framewor

Virginia’s ELD Standards FrameworkAre you interested in collaboratively developing resources to support the roll-out of Virginia’s new English Language Development Standards Framework? Join VDOE’s EL Instructional Specialist on March 29 from 4-5 p.m. to learn about current projects and plans and collaborate to build implementation and curricular supports.

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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Teacher Institute

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Teacher InstituteThis free institute is for upper elementary and middle school teachers from July 12 – 15 at Jamestown Settlement, Williamsburg. The focus will be on 17th century Virginia history and cultures that converged at Jamestown. Participants will explore primary sources and collaborate with fellow teachers to develop lessons and performance tasks to …

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Creating Space for Growth Webinar-March 24

Creating Space for Growth Webinar-March 24Join Dr. James Avery for a presentation and conversation about how we can create an environment that is conducive to the academic, social, and emotional growth of all of the learners in our classrooms by embracing and celebrating each student’s individual identity. This webinar aligns with concepts in The Profile of a …

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Internalize the Buzzwords Webinar

Internalize the Buzzwords WebinarEquity, diversity, and cultural competence are of critical importance in our classrooms and communities. Relationships are the foundation for progress toward these essential goals. Join VASCD March 17 at 4 p.m. as Matt Woods leads participants in a conversation on the importance of establishing positive relationships with their students, parents, and other stakeholders in their schools. …

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Science for English Learners

Science for English Learners Join VDOE March 22 for an interactive presentation focused on building from students current language and science skills and understandings. This session will share strategies for promoting meaning-making and authentic language use as a way to scaffold up for rigorous science learning and discourse.             

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