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#11693 Getting to Know the SAT Math!

When: September 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Bureau, Henry, Stark ROE #28, 107 S State St, Atkinson, IL 61235, USA

This workshop will focus on the structure and design of the SAT Mathematics assessment and will help teachers become more familiar with the topics, goals, and items associated with this required assessment.  Free resources and practice materials will be provided and the connections between the SAT and the state standards and[…]

#11691 Rubrics Revisited

When: October 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Bureau, Henry, Stark ROE #28, 107 S State St, Atkinson, IL 61235, USA

Rubrics are multi=purpose scoring guides that are used to assess student products and performances in a number of different ways.  BUT, rubrics can be so much more!  Rubrics when done correctly, can improve teaching, provide feedback to students, contribute to a sound assessment suite and are an important part of[…]

#11690 Santa’s STEM Workshop!

When: November 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Bureau, Henry, Stark ROE #28, 107 S State St, Atkinson, IL 61235, USA

Come join me for a fun, filled Make-and-Take Day!! Let me help you fill your winter months (and these few weeks before the holiday break) with STEM activities that are both fun and educational. As, I have wrapped up the best winter STEM activities that the web has to offer[…]

#11686 Teacher Evaluator Retraining: Student Growth ISBE #3000, 3001, or 3002

When: November 7, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Bureau, Henry, Stark ROE #28, 107 S State St, Atkinson, IL 61235, USA

This is the one required student growth retraining course for teacher evaluators who are renewing their designations required to evaluate staff. Evaluators will be required to participate in a pre-session webinar that will review Part 50 Administrative Rules as they relate to student growth. Participants will learn how to: 1.[…]

#11685 Coding for 6-12th Grade

When: November 16, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Bureau, Henry, Stark ROE #28, 107 S State St, Atkinson, IL 61235, USA

Use computer programming concepts to teach geometry and graphic design! In this workshop, participants will explore the free Logo computer programming platform for teaching students the fundamentals of coding while developing their problem-solving and geometric reasoning skills. Then, they will apply those skills to create graphic design works of art.[…]

#11684 Teacher Evaluator Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Teacher Evaluators – Domains 2&3 ISBE #1448

When: October 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Bureau, Henry, Stark ROE #28, 107 S State St, Atkinson, IL 61235, USA

Administrators who evaluate teachers must demonstrate a high rate of inter-rater reliability, and communicate evaluation outcomes in constructive and supportive ways. Administrators who evaluate teachers must also recognize and control for bias when conducting an evaluation and determining results. School districts in Illinois must provide professional development to administrators to[…]

#11683 Coding for K-5

When: September 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Bureau, Henry, Stark ROE #28, 107 S State St, Atkinson, IL 61235, USA

Computer programming activities help students become better problem solvers, critical thinkers, and effective communicators.  In this workshop, participants will experience several free/low-cost classroom activities that introduce programming concepts to young students.  Starting with board game-like challenges for early elementary students, programming fundamentals can be taught in a way that easily transitions into[…]

#11682 Check Your Work! Teaching Students How to Check Their Work!

When: September 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Bureau, Henry, Stark ROE #28, 107 S State St, Atkinson, IL 61235, USA

When you ask your students to check their work, what do they do? Probably nothing! Could it be, that students don’t know what they need to do in order to check their work? This workshop will look at the strategy of checking one’s work and how to effectively teach students[…]

#11681 The Importance of Revisions! “Changing the Classroom Writing Culture”

When: October 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Bureau, Henry, Stark ROE #28, 107 S State St, Atkinson, IL 61235, USA

“For many students, revisions are done in order to fix something. And if something needs fixing, it has to be wrong in the first place. And students don’t like to be wrong!”- -Michael, The Thinker Builder Revising is more than “fixing” something. Revising is making decisions about changes, adding and[…]

Bus Initial

When: May 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: DeKalb ROE, 2500 N Annie Glidden Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA