Teaching Resources

Elementary Schools

Opportunities announced the week of Tuesday, July 22, 2014 (in chronological order)

Disclaimer: The NYC Department of Education does not endorse and is not responsible for the policies and practices of external partners.  All work with external partners should be conducted in accordance with the Chancellor's Regulations.

Elementary Schools: Summer Literacy Intervention Professional Development Institute

Registration Deadline: August 1, 2014
Event: August 6-8, 2014; 9:00a.m.-3:30p.m.
Contact: Kira Bonn

Administrators, coaches, and teachers are invited to attend a three-day professional learning opportunity on August 6–8 offered by the NYCDOE to gain expertise in providing robust, research-based literacy interventions to students who experience challenges. Participants will learn practical methods for many areas of reading instruction, including assessment, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Participants will also explore a case study showing how assessment and instruction can come together in the classroom. Click here to register by August 1. Note that each session will run from 9:00a.m. to 3:30p.m.


Pre-K and Elementary Schools: Early Learning & Family Involvement through the Arts

Registration Deadline: August 29, 2014 
Contact: Stefania Trelles at learning@coolculture.org /718-230-4186 ext.308

Title 1 elementary and charter schools are invited to enroll in Cool Culture's ""Literacy Without Walls"", a professional development series that trains a staff person at your school to implement Cool Culture---a family involvement program for Pre-K and K families who receive unlimited access to museums, botanic gardens, and zoos to support children’s learning. Cool Culture is aligned with Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics. For more information, please visit our website.