September Professional Development Seminar
Conscious Discipline is an evidence-based approach to teaching that provides teachers and administrators with strategies that build strong communication with students and achieve behavioral goals in classrooms. Master Instructors explains the four components of Conscious Discipline, deepening the participants understanding of skill-building, unity, engagement and practical strategies. It equips teachers with tools to integrate social-emotional learning, discipline and self-regulation.
Frog Street Follow-up Training: Participants will expand on their knowledge of Frog Street curriculum to further increase the effectiveness of its implementation. This course provides an opportunity for educators to share their own classroom experiences to strengthen understanding of using the Frog Street curriculum with fidelity. Teachers are encouraged to bring questions and findings based on their observations and experiences.
Teaching Strategies GOLDis an authentic, ongoing observational system for assessing children from birth through kindergarten, proven to be valid and reliable by extensive field testing. It supports teachers as they observe children in the context of everyday experiences, which is an effective way to get to know them well and find out what they know and can do. Teaching Strategies GOLD is based on 38 objectives that include predictors of school success and are aligned with state early learning standards. These objectives are the heart of the system—teachers use them to focus their observations as they gather information to make classroom decisions. Teaching Strategies GOLD online has many user-friendly features that help teachers increase the effectiveness of their assessments as they identify children’s developmental levels and describe children’s knowledge, skills, and behaviors.
Introduction to CLASS Infant is a half-day training where teachers learn the basics of the CLASS instrument, domains and dimensions. It is designed to help teachers learn about effective teacher-child interactions, as defined by the CLASS tool, and the ways these interactions help children learn.
Instructional Support Strategies: Build your knowledge of Instructional Support indicators and dimensions—and understand why they matter. Teachers who attend this training will: Build a lens to identify effective Instructional Support interactions, Use CLASS language to describe effective Instructional Support interactions and explain why they are important to children’s development.
September 21, 2019 from 8:30 am - 11:30 am
September 21, 2019 from 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Full day training on September 21 from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm