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All Schools: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Educator Workshop Coupon
Educators are invited to participate in a variety of summer PD opportunities presented by the Special Education Office. For more information on these opportunities, please visit the PD website calendar. Click on the hyperlinked date below to register for the featured workshop. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Assessment Throughout the Various Components of Tier 1 Literacy Instruction, Part One: July 28, 2014; 9:00 AM - 2:30 PMParticipants in this workshop will explore the various ways in which they can gain insight into what their students know and are able to do inside of their literacy programs. We will specifically look at how teachers can assess students in Read Alouds, Independent Reading, Guided Reading and Writing, Shared Reading and Writing, and Word Study. Click here to register.
Participants will hone their observation skills and ask questions using the backdrop of the garden grounds at The New York Botanical Garden. We will explore how the physical beauty of nature can enhance students’ natural curiosity and provide an inquiry-based framework for learning. Sessions provide cross-curriculum connections which emphasize the relationship between science and art while incorporating relevant links to literacy and the Common Core State Standards. The training is $200 including all curriculum materials and reproducible handouts. Three “P” in-service credits from the NYCDOE are available (additional fees and requirements apply).
How do digital tools affect our lives as individuals? As educators? How might we use digital tools to engage students in critical and creative thinking? How can we help students to understand technology as an aid to learning, rather than a distraction from it? Fordham University presents a workshop were participants will explore these questions and more as they consider the impact of technology on literacy. Featured speakers include Sara Kajder, author of Adolescent Digital Literacies, Troy Hicks, author of Digital Writing Workshop and Crafting Digital Writing, and practicing NYC teachers who will share classroom demonstrations. A special breakout for administrators will focus on policies, practices, and possibilities in developing digital literacies at the school level. For more details and to register, click here.
The Teacher Training Institute (TTI) is a program that teaches educators in New York how to implement a chess program at their school. Workshops have been created for educators who are new to playing and teaching chess, no experience with chess is required. For more than twenty years, Chess in the Schools has placed chess teachers in hundreds of schools to teach thousands of children how to play chess. The benefits of learning chess include increased reading comprehension, better problem solving skills, and even higher scores on standardized reading tests. Chess in the Schools wants to share its proven curriculum with you so that even more students can learn chess and improve their academic performance. The workshops and materials are provided at no cost to New York City public school teachers, principals and assistant principals. Each workshop participant will receive materials to start a chess club in their school or to use in their classroom. The chess materials include chess sets and boards, a step-by-step easy-to-follow curriculum, a chess demonstration board and chess workbooks. For further information, please visit this site. To register directly for a workshop, please click here.
The GCC is an online graduate-level certificate program in global competence education for teachers. Developed by Teachers College, Columbia University, World Savvy, and Asia Society, the GCC combines engaging and interactive online coursework, immersive fieldwork with partners across the globe, and collaborative practice groups with interdisciplinary peers. Participants earn a Certificate in Global Competence plus either 48 Continuing Education Units or 12 Graduate Credits. More information and the application are available here.
The Museum offers a variety of programs designed for K–12 educators that explore objects in the Museum's collections, interdisciplinary curriculum integration, and methods for teaching with objects. Participants will apply curriculum topics and skills through experiences with works of art. Additionally, attendees will learn more about print and online resources for K–12 educators and develop a lesson plan tailored to their students' unique needs. To register for a workshop, please click here. For more information please call 212-570-3985 or email email@example.com.
Schools are invited to participate in the annual Dad's Take Your Child to School Day (DTYCTS) on September 16th to increase awareness of the importance of a father's involvement in their child's education. To participate in the annual DTYCTS, register your school here, plan the event, and provide a brief report on the activities your school held that day. If you need assistance or ideas to plan the event, review the Organizational Guide. Contact a member of the DTYCTS Core Team for assistance by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information click here.