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107 South State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235 United States
309.936.7890 www.bhsroe.org

September 2019

#11868 Foundational Literacy Skills – Can/Should Research Inform Instuction?

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
ROE #28, 107 South State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235 United States
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$125.00

Traditional teaching methods have long emphasized the importance of letter naming as a foundational literacy skill. As a result, the print-to-speech method, where “letterness” is the basis for being able to decode and spell, has been a common practice in PK and K classrooms. Research indicates that a different way of thinking is needed for establishing foundational literacy skills. The ability to map sound to print is foundational to decoding and spelling. That means that students need to be aware…

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October 2019

#11877 The Grid Method

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
ROE #28, 107 South State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235 United States
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$125

Are you looking for a way to reach ALL learners in your class? I know, it sounds impossible, but with a focus on mastery learning, all students can meet the standards. The Grid Method is a student centered, mastery based system, created at the classroom level and designed to fit any teacher’s style, within any curriculum, in any classroom. Most importantly, it was built to reach all students…not just some. It will meet the students where they currently are and…

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#11870 ELA – Shifts No More!

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
ROE #28, 107 South State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235 United States
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$125.00

When Illinois adopted new ELA standards, teachers were forced to make shifts in their instructional practices.  These shifts were necessary in teaching these new standards for student mastery.  Nine years after the adoption of the new standards, they are no longer shifts.  These instructional changes should be common practices throughout classrooms This workshop will take a deep dive into the ELA standards.  Instructional practices and student-focused learning strategies will be reviewed.  Participants will leave with new ideas and instructional practices…

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#11869 Reaching and Teaching the Next Generation (Generation Z)

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
ROE #28, 107 South State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235 United States
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$125.00

Who are Gen Z - what are their unique strengths and struggles? Teaching Gen Z - the essential strategies (all applications here) Reaching Gen Z - Technology, Integrity, and the Future of Education Growing Gen Z - Social/Emotional Learning, Grit, and Growth Mindset Inspiring Gen Z - "A Better Story" - Giving Kids a Future and a Hope Join us for a day filled with activity, energy, laughter, and some emotional moments that help us remember why we got into…

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November 2019

#11882 Flexible Seating Workshop

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
ROE #28, 107 South State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235 United States
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$100.00

Space matters! Teachers spend much thought and time revolved around creating the best classroom environment that fits their teaching style and needs of their students. Flexible Seating options including: standing desks, video rockers, bucket chairs, kneeling desks, large pillows, wiggle seats, exercise balls, (etc.) can not only motivate and engage students, encourage communication and collaboration but it also helps students feel comfortable, safe and relaxed so they can do their best learning and growing. Research shows Flexible Seating can boost…

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#11879 Guided Writing Workshop

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
ROE #28, 107 South State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235 United States
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$125.00

What does your writing instruction look like? Want to make your writing instruction more meaningful and effective for your students? Give Guided Writing a try! Guided Writing lessons are intensive, small group activities that help create instructional support and interaction between teacher and students during writing. Whole group mini lesson, scaffolding, small group intensive instruction, guided practice, instructional conversations addressing writing language, knowledge and specific writing strategies are all part of the “Guided Writing” approach.   Audience is K-2 Teachers…

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April 2020

#11902 Increasing Rigor in Math Class

April 24, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
ROE #28, 107 South State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235 United States
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$125.00

Many teachers assume that rigor in mathematics class means "really hard problems" or "story problems at the end of a lesson."  Increasing rigor in math lessons, however, can often be accomplished by implementing simple teaching strategies at the beginning stages of a lesson or unit. These simple strategies work to activate students' critical thinking and creativity, increasing rigor early in the teaching process, rather than later. Higher levels of rigor at an early stage help students to engage more meaningfully…

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