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I. TEACHING PRACTICES

SESSION 1.1
Designing Authentic Assessments
Facilitators: Michelle, Dave M.
Subject Areas: All (English, History, Science, World Languages, Math)
d. Teachers provide students with multiple and varied formative and summative assessments aligned with content and technology standards and use resulting data to inform learning and teaching.

SESSION 1.2 
Strategies for Effective Use of Calculators
Facilitators: Cas
Subject Areas: Math and Science
Divisions: MS, US
a. Teachers demonstrate fluency in technology systems and the transfer of current knowledge to new technologies and situations.
b. Teachers collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation.
c. Teachers promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students’ conceptual understanding and thinking, planning,and creative processes.

The Flipped Classroom
Facilitator: Craig
Subject Areas: All (English, History, Math, Science, World Languages)
Divisions: MS, US
b. Teachers develop technology-enriched learning environments that enable all students to pursue their individual curiosities and become active participants in setting their own educational goals, managing their own learning, and assessing their own progress.

SESSION 1.4
Effective Questioning Strategies
Facilitators: Tracy, Tiffany
Subject Areas: All (English, History, Science, World Languages, Math)
Divisions: LS, MS, US
NETS-T 1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
d. Teachers model collaborative knowledge construction by engaging in learning with students, colleagues, and others in face-to-face and virtual environments.
 
The Learner Centered Classroom: Students as Creators of Knowledge
Facilitators: Dolores, Margaret
Subject Areas: All (English, History, Math, Science, VPA, World Languages)
Divisions: MS/US
Facilitator: Emma, Jenn and Lisa
Subject Areas: All (English, History, Math, Science, VPA, World Languages)
Divisions: LS
d. Teachers model collaborative knowledge construction by engaging in learning with students, colleagues, and others in face-to-face and virtual environments.
a. Teachers design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning and creativity.c. Teachers customize and personalize learning activities to address students’ diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities using digital tools and resources.
NETS-T 4. Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility
a. Teachers advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation of sources.

SESSION 1.6
Blended-Learning for Student Success

Facilitators: Dave, Stuart and Wes
Subject Areas: All (English, History, Math, Science, World Languages)
Divisions: MS, US
c. Teachers customize and personalize learning activities to address students’ diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities using digital tools and resources.
 
Presentations 2.0: Presentation Zen, the TED model, Pecha Kucha
Facilitator: Dolores
Subject Areas: All (English, History, Science, VPA, World Languages)
Divisions: LS, MS, US
d. Teachers model collaborative knowledge construction by engaging in learning with students, colleagues, and others in face-to-face and virtual environments.
a. Teachers design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning and creativity.c. Teachers customize and personalize learning activities to address students’ diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities using digital tools and resources.
NETS-T 4. Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility
a. Teachers advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation of sources.