Instructional PLOs

Contents

  1. 1 Administrators
    1. 1.1 Dispelling the Myth: ELA and Math Instructional Methods Are More Similar than You Think
    2. 1.2 Implementing Independent Reading: A Guide for Administrators
    3. 1.3 New York State Science Learning Standards 2.0: Advanced Planning for Implementation
    4. 1.4 Using Passport to Social Studies to Provide Rigorous Instruction
    5. 1.5 World Language for Administrators: How to Evaluate the ACTFL Core Practices in a World Language Classroom
    6. 1.6 Math Administrators: Shifting from Building Procedural Fluency to Conceptual Understanding
  2. 2 All Schools (K-12)
    1. 2.1 Supporting Teachers in Providing Effective Feedback to Students--3/27/18
    2. 2.2 Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating Inclusive Classrooms for Administrators
    3. 2.3 Providing Parents with Strategies to Support their Children in Math
  3. 3 Elementary Schools (PK-2)
    1. 3.1 Achieving Success by Creating Scientific Minds in Early Childhood with the New York State Science Learning Standards
    2. 3.2 Cognitive Engagement vs Compliance: Ensuring Academic Rigor is in Every Classroom (K-2)
    3. 3.3 Early Childhood Foundational Reading Skills: Diving Deep into the Reading Pillars
    4. 3.4 Making Math Instruction Meaningful: Implementing Conceptually Based Strategies, Practices, and Routines
    5. 3.5 Student Autonomy in Early Childhood (K-2)
    6. 3.6 The Art of Questioning in Math: Utilizing Purposeful Questions to Deepen Conceptual Understanding (K-2)
    7. 3.7 You Can't Say There Is Only One Way: Mathematics in Grades K-2
  4. 4 Elementary Schools (3-5)
    1. 4.1 Cognitive Engagement vs Compliance: Ensuring Academic Rigor is in Every Classroom (3-5)
    2. 4.2 Making Friends with Fractions: Mathematics in Grades 3-5
    3. 4.3 New York State Science Learning Standards: Preparing for Shifts in the New Standards (Grades 3-5)
    4. 4.4 Socratic Seminar: Building a Culture of Student Led Inquiry and Discussion (3-5)
    5. 4.5 Teaching Comprehension Strategies to Create Critical Readers (3-5)
    6. 4.6 The Art of Questioning in Math: Utilizing Purposeful Questions to Deepen Conceptual Understanding (3-5)
    7. 4.7 Fostering Academic Success for ELL Students in the Math Classroom
  5. 5 Elementary Schools (K-5)
    1. 5.1 Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating Inclusive Classrooms
    2. 5.2 Parent Coordinators: Exploring Independent Reading Strategies
    3. 5.3 Passport to Social Studies: Discovering Enduring Issues and Implementing Purposeful Planning in Elementary School
    4. 5.4 The Nuts and Bolts of Implementing a Schoolwide Approach to Independent Reading and Writing
  6. 6 Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)
    1. 6.1 Computer Science Concepts: Abstractions through Scratch
    2. 6.2 Computer Science Concepts: Programming through Robot Turtle and Robotics
  7. 7 Middle Schools (6-8)
    1. 7.1 Mathematical Routines that Build Conceptual Understanding
    2. 7.2 Middle School Writing Across the  Areas: Building Strong Independent Writers by Lifting the Quality of Instruction  
    3. 7.3 Passport to Social Studies: Discovering Enduring Issues and Implementing Purposeful Planning in Middle School
    4. 7.4 Socratic Seminar: Building a Culture of Student Led Inquiry and Discussion (6-8)
    5. 7.5 The Art of Questioning: Utilizing Effective Questioning Techniques in Math Instruction
  8. 8 Middle and High Schools (6-12)
    1. 8.1 Academic Language: Providing Access to Content Area Reading
    2. 8.2 Cognitive Engagement vs Compliance: Ensuring Academic Rigor is in Every Classroom (6-12)
    3. 8.3 Computer Science Concepts: Data through Python
    4. 8.4 Creating Rigorous Regents-Aligned Tasks in All  Areas to Deepen Student Understanding
    5. 8.5 Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating More Inclusive Classrooms
    6. 8.6 New York State Science Learning Standards 2.0: Extending our Understanding of the 3 Dimensional Cross Cutting Concepts to Strengthen Science Instruction
    7. 8.7 New York State Science Learning Standards: Beginning to Use the 3 Dimensional Cross Cutting Concepts to Strengthen Science Instruction
    8. 8.8 Supporting Struggling Readers in Grades 6-12
    9. 8.9 Teacher Teams: Working Collaboratively to Build Capacity in Middle and High Schools
    10. 8.10 Teaching Comprehension Strategies to Create Critical Readers (6-12)
  9. 9 High Schools (9-12)
    1. 9.1 Questioning and Discussion Techniques: Empowering Students to Construct Their Own Meaning and Develop Agency
    2. 9.2 Shifting from Procedural Fluency to Conceptual Understanding in Math (9-12)
    3. 9.3 Socratic Seminar: Building a Culture of Student Led Inquiry and Discussion
    4. 9.4 Unit Planning in Global History
    5. 9.5 Using Formative Assessment to Support Student Growth
  10. 10 Chancellor's Conference Day: January 29th
    1. 10.1 Creating Communities of Rigorous Thinking: Advanced Placement Environmental Science, Calculus, and World History
    2. 10.2 Formative Assessment: Using Checks for Understanding to Support Students Learning
    3. 10.3 Interdisciplinary Curriculum Design: Step by Step
    4. 10.4 New York State Science Learning Standards: Incorporating the Shifts to Design Effective Science Classrooms
    5. 10.5 World Languages: Preparing Students to be Linguistically and Culturally Equipped to Communicate in Another Language
    6. 10.6 Lesson Plans and Unit Plans: Preparing for High Quality Instruction
  11. 11 February Break
    1. 11.1 Instructional Technology Inquiry Session: Which Digital Application is a Great Fit for My Class? 2/20
    2. 11.2 Instructional Technology Inquiry Session: Which Digital Application is a Great Fit for My Class? 2/21
    3. 11.3 February Break -- New York State Science Learning Standards: Transforming Instruction to Support All Students in Science
    4. 11.4 February Break - Using Passport to Social Studies
    5. 11.5 February Break - Formative Assessment: Using Checks for Understanding to Support Students Learning
    6. 11.6 February Break - Mathematical Discourse that Supports Conceptual Understanding
    7. 11.7 February Break - World Languages: Preparing Students to be Linguistically and Culturally Equipped to Communicate in Another Language
    8. 11.8 February Break - Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating More Inclusive Classrooms
    9. 11.9 February Break: Minecraft for Education (2/20)
    10. 11.10 February Break: Minecraft for Education (2/21)
    11. 11.11 February Break: Minecraft for Education (2/22)
  12. 12 History Talks Series
    1. 12.1 History Talks: Tonya K. Bolden
  13. 13 Instructional Technology
    1. 13.1 High School SPOC Winter Session
    2. 13.2 K-8 SPOC Winter Session (Districts 24/30)
    3. 13.3 K-8 SPOC Winter Session (Districts 25/26)
    4. 13.4 Microsoft Innovative Educator (2 Days)

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Administrators


Dispelling the Myth: ELA and Math Instructional Methods Are More Similar than You Think

F050

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Administrators

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Dispelling the Myth: ELA and Math Instructional Methods Are More Similar than You Think


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore best instructional methods for ELA and Math.  Discussions and activities will help administrators identify how ELA and Math instruction are aligned and where they differ.  Participants will plan how to support all stakeholders in their schools with these methods through observations and professional learning.

Location:

25Q169
P.S. 169 Bay Terrace
18-25 212 Street
Queens, NY 11360


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, March 01, 2018



Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Effective School Leadership


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

K-8 Administrators


Facilitators:

Liz Fisher, Nina Ishmael


Please e-mail EFisher12@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Implementing Independent Reading: A Guide for Administrators

F052

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Administrators

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Implementing Independent Reading: A Guide for Administrators


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will unpack the text: Reading with Power and Passion: Resources to Support Independent Reading to identify structures, routines and instructional practices to engage all learners in independent reading. Assistant Principals will examine sample mini-lessons, guided reading resources and methods of conferring.

Location:

26Q213
P.S. 213 The Carl Ullman School
231-02 67 Avenue
Queens, NY 11364


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Friday, March 02, 2018




Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1E, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

K-5 Administrators


Facilitators:

Anna Arrigo,Rahjia Vandiver


Please e-mail aarrigo@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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New York State Science Learning Standards 2.0: Advanced Planning for Implementation

F062

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Administrators

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New York State Science Learning Standards 2.0: Advanced Planning for Implementation


Anticipated Outcomes:

Designed for leaders who have already begun work in their schools around the new standards, this one-day workshop will dig deeper into the practicalities of successfully implementing the NYSSLS.

Location:

26Q074
J.H.S. 074 Nathaniel Hawthorne
61-15 Oceania Street
Queens, NY 11364


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, March 20, 2018




Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Administrators plus one Lead Science Teacher


Facilitators:

Kristopher Bertoglio, Anna Bulatewicz


Please e-mail kbertoglio@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Using Passport to Social Studies to Provide Rigorous Instruction

F142

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Administrators

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Using Passport to Social Studies to Provide Rigorous Instruction


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will learn about the design principles of the Passport to Social Studies K-8 curriculum; explore how the Passport curriculum builds rigorous instruction in the social studies classroom; and identify connections between Danielson Framework for Teaching, and the alignment with the NY State Social Studies assessments.  

Location:

25Q079

Francis Lewis School

147-27 15 Drive

Queens, NY 11357


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, May 10, 2018







Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 4.1

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Administrators


Facilitators:

Shermila Bharat, Linda Lo


Please e-mail Sbharat@schools.nyc.gov   with any questions.


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World Language for Administrators: How to Evaluate the ACTFL Core Practices in a World Language Classroom

F089

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Administrators

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World Language for Administrators: How to Evaluate the ACTFL Core Practices in a World Language Classroom


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will learn about the ACTFL Core Practices and its implications to World Language instruction.  In addition, participants will engage in instructional activities that promote the ACTFL Core Practices.  Embedded in the session will be collaborative planning aligned to the Danielson Framework for Teaching.

Location:

24Q455
Newtown High School
48-01 90 Street
Queens, NY 11373


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Friday, April 27, 2018





Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4, 4.1

Danielson:

3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Administrators


Facilitators:

Linda Lo, Andy Yuen


Please e-mail Ayuen2@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Math Administrators: Shifting from Building Procedural Fluency to Conceptual Understanding

F176

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Administrators

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Math Administrators: Shifting from Building Procedural Fluency to Conceptual Understanding


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will develop a deeper understanding of how shifting teacher practice from building procedure fluency only to engaging students in inquiry based lessons with rigorous tasks can deepen their conceptual understanding

Location:

25Q499

Queens College School for Math, Science, and Technology

148-20 Reeves Avenue

Queens, NY 11367


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Friday, March 09, 2018



Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 4.1

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Administrators


Facilitators:

Ingrid Lafalaise


Please e-mail ilafala@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.


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All Schools (K-12)

Supporting Teachers in Providing Effective Feedback to Students--3/27/18

F005

Teaching and Learning: Advance

All Schools (K-12)

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Supporting Teachers in Providing Effective Feedback to Students--3/27/18


Anticipated Outcomes:

Administrators will discuss strategies to build teachers' capacity to provide timely and substantive feedback to their students, so that students fully understand the assessment criteria, and can engage in self- and peer-assessment.

Location:

26Q203
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens
53-11 Springfield Boulevard
Queens, NY 11364


Times:

8:30AM - 11:30AM


Dates:

Tuesday, March 27, 2018









Core Connections:

Quality Review:

4.1

Danielson:

3D

Framework:

Supportive Environment, Effective School Leadership, Strong Family-Community Ties


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy



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Target Audience:

Administrators


Facilitators:

Rajeev Bector, Amy Reynolds, Andy Yuen


Please e-mail rbector@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating Inclusive Classrooms for Administrators

F115

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

All Schools (K-12)

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating Inclusive Classrooms for Administrators


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore various models of culturally responsive teaching and use related practices to build inclusive school communities.  They will explore the research of Zaretta Hammond, Randall Lindsey and others in order to gain a deeper understanding of how to design curltually responsive curricula and schoolwide practices.

Location:

30Q127
P.S. 127 Aerospace Science Magnet School
98-01 25 Avenue
Queens, NY 11369


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Friday, March 09, 2018





Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 1.4, 3.4

Danielson:

1E, 4E

Framework:

Collaborative Teachers, Strong Family-Community Ties, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Administrators


Facilitators:

Rahjia Vandiver, Shermila Bharat


Please e-mail RVandiver@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Providing Parents with Strategies to Support their Children in Math

F097

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

All Schools (K-12)

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Providing Parents with Strategies to Support their Children in Math


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will learn how to best support parents in using strategies and methods that support their children's mathematics learning.

Location:

DOE Office: Linden Place - Room 407
4Th Floor
30-48 Linden Place
Queens, NY 11354


Times:

8:30AM - 12:30PM


Dates:

Friday, February 09, 2018






Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 3.4

Danielson:

4E

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Strong Family-Community Ties, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

This offering is NOT CTLE eligible


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Parent Coordinators


Facilitators:

Ingrid Lafalaise, Melinda Willens


Please e-mail mwillen@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Elementary Schools (PK-2)


Achieving Success by Creating Scientific Minds in Early Childhood with the New York State Science Learning Standards

F085

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (PK-2)

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Achieving Success by Creating Scientific Minds in Early Childhood with the New York State Science Learning Standards


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will build a shared understanding of the New York State Science Learning Standards, identify ways they can be used immediately to increase students' science achievement, and begin developing a long-term plan to align their school's science instruction to the new standards.

Location:

30Q011
P.S. 011 Kathryn Phelan
54-25 Skillman Avenue
Queens, NY 11377


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Friday, February 09, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 2.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F085) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade Pre-K-2 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Anna Bulatewicz, Paula Stein


Please e-mail abulatewicz2@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Cognitive Engagement vs Compliance: Ensuring Academic Rigor is in Every Classroom (K-2)

F060

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (PK-2)

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Cognitive Engagement vs Compliance: Ensuring Academic Rigor is in Every Classroom (K-2)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore the difference between compliant and engaged learners in order to develop a shared definition of rigorous instruction and intellectual engagement.  In addition, participants will engage in and  plan instructional activities that ensure all students are intellectually engaged.  Participants will develop a toolkit of strategies to challenge diverse learners and assess how various activities promote active engagement with material.

Location:

30Q234
P.S. 234
30-15 29 Street
Queens, NY 11102


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Friday, March 02, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F060) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade K-2 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Linda Lo, Paula Stein


Please e-mail Pstein3@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Early Childhood Foundational Reading Skills: Diving Deep into the Reading Pillars

F079

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (PK-2)

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Early Childhood Foundational Reading Skills: Diving Deep into the Reading Pillars


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will dive deep into research and instructional practices that promote reading proficiency in the early childhood classroom.  They will unpack strategies, activities and assessments for developing students' foundational reading skills across the five pillars (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension).

Location:

30Q228
P.S. 228 Early Childhood Magnet School Of The Arts
32-63 93 Street
Queens, NY 11369


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F079) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade Pre-K-2 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Paula Stein,Rahjia Vandiver


Please e-mail RVandiver@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Making Math Instruction Meaningful: Implementing Conceptually Based Strategies, Practices, and Routines

F053

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (PK-2)

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Making Math Instruction Meaningful: Implementing Conceptually Based Strategies, Practices, and Routines


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will delve into promising practices for deepening students’ conceptual understanding by creating authentic tasks, exploring routines that promote mathematical discourse, and increasing student engagement in the K-2 classroom.

Location:

30Q148
P.S. 148 Queens
89-02 32 Avenue
Queens, NY 11369


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

3B, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Grade K-2 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Nicole Beinhorn, Rahjia Vandiver


Please e-mail Nbeinhorn@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Student Autonomy in Early Childhood (K-2)

F058

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (PK-2)

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Student Autonomy in Early Childhood (K-2)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will delve into research based practices in order to build learning environments that support and build student autonomy in the classroom. Teachers will learn and share strategies with students on what it means to accept responsibility, build self-esteem and be an autonomous learner.

Location:

P.S. 87
67-54 80th Street
Middle Village, NY 11379


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 2A, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Grade K-2 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Paula Stein, Anna Arrigo


Please e-mail pstein3@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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The Art of Questioning in Math: Utilizing Purposeful Questions to Deepen Conceptual Understanding (K-2)

F048


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You Can't Say There Is Only One Way: Mathematics in Grades K-2

F095

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (PK-2)

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You Can't Say There Is Only One Way: Mathematics in Grades K-2


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore multiple strategies for working with the big ideas that support understanding of counting, addition, and subtraction. Through math tasks and discourse, participants will build their own conceptual understanding of the mathematical big ideas in the early grades and repertoire of effective teaching practices.

Location:

25Q079
P.S. 079 Francis Lewis
147-27 15 Drive
Queens, NY 11357


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Friday, January 26, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3B

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F095) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade K-2 Teachers


Facilitators:

Liz Fisher, Rahjia Vandiver


Please e-mail EFisher12@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Elementary Schools (3-5)


Cognitive Engagement vs Compliance: Ensuring Academic Rigor is in Every Classroom (3-5)

F054

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (3-5)

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Cognitive Engagement vs Compliance: Ensuring Academic Rigor is in Every Classroom (3-5)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore the difference between compliant and engaged learners, plan strategies to ensure all students are intellectually engaged and develop a shared definition of rigorous instruction and intellectual engagement. Participants will develop a toolkit of strategies to challenge diverse learners and assess how various activities and assignments promote students active engagement with material.

Location:

26Q178
P.S./ Is 178 Holliswood
189-10 Radnor Road
Queens, NY 11423


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Friday, January 19, 2018

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1E, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Grade 3-5 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Susan Ackert, Nicole Beinhorn


Please e-mail sackert@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Making Friends with Fractions: Mathematics in Grades 3-5

F080

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (3-5)

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Making Friends with Fractions: Mathematics in Grades 3-5


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore multiple strategies for working with the big ideas, strategies and skills that support understanding of fractions. Through rigorous math tasks and meaningful discourse, participants will build their own conceptual understanding of the mathematical big ideas that relate to fractions and their repertoire of effective teaching practices.

Location:

25Q032
P.S. 032 State Street
171-11 35 Avenue
Queens, NY 11358


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 3B, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F080) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 3-5 Teachers


Facilitators:

Liz Fisher, Shermila Bharat


Please e-mail EFisher12@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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New York State Science Learning Standards: Preparing for Shifts in the New Standards (Grades 3-5)

F093

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (3-5)

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New York State Science Learning Standards: Preparing for Shifts in the New Standards (Grades 3-5)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will build a shared understanding of the New York State Science Learning Standards, identify ways they can be used immediately to increase students' science achievement, and begin developing a long-term plan to align their school's science instruction to the new standards.

Location:

30Q151
P.S. 151 Mary D. Carter
50-05 31 Avenue
Queens, NY 11377


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 3B, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F093) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 3-5 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Kristopher Bertoglio, Ingrid Lafalaise


Please e-mail KBertoglio@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Socratic Seminar: Building a Culture of Student Led Inquiry and Discussion (3-5)

F044

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (3-5)

Professional Learning Description

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Socratic Seminar: Building a Culture of Student Led Inquiry and Discussion (3-5)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will examine how Socratic Seminar can increase critical thinking and student autonomy  in classroom discussions. Participants will also investigate ways to implement Socratic Seminar across all content areas while  engaging in various strategies  to support all learners before and during Socratic Seminar.

Location:

24Q087
P.S./I.S. 087 Middle Village
67-54 80 Street
Queens, NY 11379


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Friday, February 09, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3B

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F044) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 3-5 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Nicole Beinhorn, Anna Arrigo


Please e-mail Nbeinhorn@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Teaching Comprehension Strategies to Create Critical Readers (3-5)

F057

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (3-5)

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Teaching Comprehension Strategies to Create Critical Readers (3-5)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will develop a toolkit of reading comprehension strategies, with a focus on summarizing, creating meaningful connections, self-regulating, and inferring, to plan targeted instruction and support all students as readers. Participants will also engage in an inter visitation where they can apply newly acquired strategies with students.

Location:

25Q193
P.S. 193 Alfred J. Kennedy
152-20 11 Avenue
Queens, NY 11357


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Friday, January 26, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 3B, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F057) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 3-5 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Susan Ackert, Nina Ishmael


Please e-mail sackert@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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The Art of Questioning in Math: Utilizing Purposeful Questions to Deepen Conceptual Understanding (3-5)

F049

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (3-5)

Professional Learning Description

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The Art of Questioning in Math: Utilizing Purposeful Questions to Deepen Conceptual Understanding (3-5)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will develop a toolkit of questioning strategies and a deeper understanding of how effective questioning and meaningful discourse can shift mathematical teaching and learning to strengthen students' conceptual understanding.

Location:

25Q029
P.S. 029 Queens
125-10 23 Avenue
Queens, NY 11356


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Friday, February 09, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 2.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 3B, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F049) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 3-5 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Liz Fisher, Rahjia Vandiver


Please e-mail EFisher12@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Fostering Academic Success for ELL Students in the Math Classroom

F047

English Language Learners

Elementary Schools (3-5)

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Fostering Academic Success for ELL Students in the Math Classroom


Description:

Participants will explore multiple strategies for working with ELLs to develop ELLs’ understanding of mathematical big ideas. Participants will engage in math tasks while utilizing ENL strategies to build their own repertoire of effective teaching practices.


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore multiple strategies for working with ELLs to develop ELLs’ understanding of mathematical big ideas. Participants will engage in math tasks while utilizing ENL strategies to build their own repertoire of effective teaching practices.

Location:

24Q305
Learners And Leaders
378 Seneca Avenue
Queens, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, January 31, 2018









Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 1.4, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3B

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

English Language Learning


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F047) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 3-5 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Liz Fisher, Maria Vasiliou-Rozos


Please e-mail EFisher12@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.



Elementary Schools (K-5)


Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating Inclusive Classrooms

F067

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (K-5)

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating Inclusive Classrooms


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore various models of culturally responsive teaching to create inclusive classroom communities by leveraging the work of scholars like Zaretta Hammond, Christopher Emdin, and Derald Wing Sue and will identify the elements of classroom and school culture where students feel safe, supported and challenged by their teachers and peers.

Location:

25Q079
P.S. 079 Francis Lewis
147-27 15 Drive
Queens, NY 11357


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.4, 3.4

Danielson:

2A, 3C

Framework:

Supportive Environment, Strong Family-Community Ties, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F067) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade K-5 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Shermila Bharat, Melinda Willens


Please e-mail mwillen@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Parent Coordinators: Exploring Independent Reading Strategies

F118

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (K-5)

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Parent Coordinators: Exploring Independent Reading Strategies


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will engage in and explore a variety of independent reading strategies and create a toolkit of reading strategies that they can share with parents.

Location:

24Q305
Learners And Leaders
378 Seneca Avenue
Queens, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 14, 2018




Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.4, 3.4, 1.3

Danielson:

2A, 3C, 4E

Framework:

Supportive Environment, Strong Family-Community Ties, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

This offering is NOT CTLE eligible


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Parent Coordinators


Facilitators:

Shermila Bharat, Paula Stein


Please e-mail SBharat@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Passport to Social Studies: Discovering Enduring Issues and Implementing Purposeful Planning in Elementary School

F045

This session is closed.

The Nuts and Bolts of Implementing a Schoolwide Approach to Independent Reading and Writing

F051

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (K-5)

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The Nuts and Bolts of Implementing a Schoolwide Approach to Independent Reading and Writing


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will unpack the texts: Reading with Power and Passion: Resources to Support Independent Reading and Writing Pathways to identify structures, routines and instructional practices to engage all learners in reading and writing.

Location:

26Q205
P.S. 205 Alexander Graham Bell
75-25 Bell Boulevard
Queens, NY 11364


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1E, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F051) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

K-5 Administrators plus a Lead Teacher


Facilitators:

Anna Arrigo,Rahjia Vandiver


Please e-mail AArrigo@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)





Computer Science Concepts: Abstractions through Scratch

F007

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)

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Computer Science Concepts: Abstractions through Scratch


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore the concept of Abstraction, as described in the new CS4ALL Blueprint. Using Scratch as a platform, participants will support students in developing sub-concepts of Abstraction, including decomposition (breaking down an idea or project into smaller parts), pattern recognition (grouping portions of a project to find similarities, repetition, or conditional relationships), and modularity (chaining processes together to accomplish something more complex). Participants will learn the basics of working in Scratch and develop sample tasks for students to support mastering Abstraction and its sub-concepts.

Location:

26Q221 P.S. 221 The North Hills School 5740 Marathon Pkwy Little Neck, NY 11362



Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, February 06, 2018









Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


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*If available, this option ( #F007) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Computer science teachers, or classroom teachers integrating computer science


Facilitators:

Daniel Racic, Tara Davidson, Dan Gaylord


Please e-mail dracic@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Computer Science Concepts: Programming through Robot Turtle and Robotics

F006

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)

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Computer Science Concepts: Programming through Robot Turtle and Robotics


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore the concept of Programming, as described in the new CS4ALL Blueprint. Participants will utilize a number of different robotics kits (potential kits include Dash and Dot, Lego Mindstorms, Ozobots, and more). We will also model the use of Robot Turtles, a board game that teachers can use in their class, even if they lack access to more expensive robotics equipment.  Participants will see how they can teach the sub-concepts of languages, syntax, collaboration, and development environments using robotics or Robot Turtles.

Location:

26Q186
P.S. 186 Castlewood
252-12 72 Avenue
Queens, NY 11426


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, April 26, 2018









Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2

Danielson:

1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


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*If available, this option ( #F006) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Computer science teachers, or classroom teachers integrating computer science


Facilitators:

Daniel Racic, Tara Davidson, Dan Gaylord


Please e-mail dracic@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Middle Schools (6-8)


Mathematical Routines that Build Conceptual Understanding

F148

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle Schools (6-8)

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Mathematical Routines that Build Conceptual Understanding


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will analyze and engage in best practices on mathematical routines that will build students' conceptual understanding in mathematics.

Location:

26Q067
J.H.S 067- Louis Pasteur Middle School
51-60 Marathon Parkway
Queens, NY 11362


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Friday, January 19, 2018

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 1.4

Danielson:

1E, 2A, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F148) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 6-8 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Ingrid Lafalaise


Please e-mail ilafala@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Middle School Writing Across the  Areas: Building Strong Independent Writers by Lifting the Quality of Instruction  

F086

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle Schools (6-8)

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Middle School Writing Across the  Areas: Building Strong Independent Writers by Lifting the Quality of Instruction  


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will learn multiple writing strategies to address the diverse needs of all students. Participants will create a tool-kit of resources designed to build stamina and engage students in the writing process.  Additionally, participants will analyze rubrics and checklists needed for peer and self assessment in order to promote autonomy in the writer.   

Location:

25Q194
William Carr School
154-60 17th Avenue
Queens NY
11357
(718) 746-0818


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Friday, February 09, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1E, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F086) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 6-8 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Nina Ishmael, Linda Lo


Please e-mail nishmae@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Passport to Social Studies: Discovering Enduring Issues and Implementing Purposeful Planning in Middle School

F046

This session is closed.

Socratic Seminar: Building a Culture of Student Led Inquiry and Discussion (6-8)

F042

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle Schools (6-8)

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Socratic Seminar: Building a Culture of Student Led Inquiry and Discussion (6-8)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will examine how Socratic Seminar can increase critical thinking and student autonomy  in classroom discussions. Participants will also investigate ways to implement Socratic Seminar across all content areas while  engaging in various strategies  to support all learners before and during Socratic Seminar.

Location:

24Q005
I.S. 5 - The Walter Crowley Intermediate School
50-40 Jacobus Street
Queens, NY 11373


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Friday, January 26, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3B

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F042) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 6-8 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Anna Arrigo, Nicole Beinhorn


Please e-mail AArrigo@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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The Art of Questioning: Utilizing Effective Questioning Techniques in Math Instruction

F147

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle Schools (6-8)

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The Art of Questioning: Utilizing Effective Questioning Techniques in Math Instruction


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will develop a toolkit of questioning strategies and a deeper understanding of how effective questioning can shift mathematical teaching and learning.

Location:

25Q185
J.H.S. 185 Edward Bleeker
147-26 25 Drive
Queens, NY 11354


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Friday, March 02, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1E, 3B, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Grade 6-8 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Ingrid Lafalaise, Rajeev Bector


Please e-mail ilafala@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Middle and High Schools (6-12)

Academic Language: Providing Access to Content Area Reading

F041

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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Academic Language: Providing Access to Content Area Reading


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will research best practices
to support academic language in the
classroom. Additionally, participants will
strengthen their repertoire of strategies
to address various levels of language
proficiency in order to increase
academic language.

Location:

24Q485
Grover Cleveland High School
21-27 Himrod Street
Queens, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Tuesday, May 08, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1E, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

Cancelled



Target Audience:

Grade 6-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Anna Arrigo, Melinda Willens


Please e-mail mwillen@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Cognitive Engagement vs Compliance: Ensuring Academic Rigor is in Every Classroom (6-12)

F116

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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Cognitive Engagement vs Compliance: Ensuring Academic Rigor is in Every Classroom (6-12)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore the difference between compliant and engaged learners, plan strategies to ensure all students are intellectually engaged and develop a shared definition of rigorous instruction and intellectual engagement. Participants will develop a toolkit of strategies to challenge diverse learners and assess how various activities and assignments promote students active engagement with material.

Location:

24Q600
Queens Vocational And Technical High School
37-02 47 Avenue
Queens, NY 11101


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1E, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F116) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 6-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Susan Ackert, Shermila Bharat


Please e-mail sackert@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Computer Science Concepts: Data through Python

F117

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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Computer Science Concepts: Data through Python


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore the concept of Data, as described in the new CS4ALL Blueprint. By using the text-based language of Python, participants will experiment with a variety of ways to store and transform data. We will show different ways to acquire sets of data from the public domain that can be used with students. We will discuss multiple means of visualizing data for different purposes. For those new to Python, we will give strategies for using different platforms and instructional tips.

Location:

26Q067
J.H.S. 067 Louis Pasteur
51-60 Marathon Parkway
Queens, NY 11362


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, May 10, 2018



Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Computer science teachers, or classroom teachers integrating computer science.


Facilitators:

Daniel Racic, Dan Gaylord, Tara Davidson


Please e-mail dracic@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Creating Rigorous Regents-Aligned Tasks in All  Areas to Deepen Student Understanding

F090

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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Creating Rigorous Regents-Aligned Tasks in All  Areas to Deepen Student Understanding


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will create rich, authentic learning experiences that prepare students for success on Regents Exams. This cycle will also explore standards-aligned tasks to better prepare students for college and careers.

Location:

30Q445
William Cullen Bryant High School
48-10 31st Avenue
Queens, NY 11103


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 2.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F090) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 9-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Kristopher Bertoglio, Ingrid Lafalaise


Please e-mail KBertoglio@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating More Inclusive Classrooms

F092

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating More Inclusive Classrooms


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore various models of culturally responsive teaching to create inclusive classroom communities by leveraging the work of scholars like Zaretta Hammond, Christopher Emdin, and Derald Wing Sue.

Location:

30Q445
William Cullen Bryant High School
48-10 31st Avenue
Queens, NY 11103


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tuesday, May 08, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 1.4, 3.4

Danielson:

2A, 2D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F092) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 6-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Kristopher Bertoglio, Shermila Bharat


Please e-mail KBertoglio@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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New York State Science Learning Standards 2.0: Extending our Understanding of the 3 Dimensional Cross Cutting Concepts to Strengthen Science Instruction

F059

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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New York State Science Learning Standards 2.0: Extending our Understanding of the 3 Dimensional Cross Cutting Concepts to Strengthen Science Instruction


Anticipated Outcomes:

Designed for educators who are already using elements of the NYSSLS, participants will continue to work together to develop their understanding of the standards, identify additional 3-dimensional approaches that can immediately increase students' science achievement, and continue developing a long-term plan to align their school's science instruction to the new standards.

Location:

24Q125
I.S. 125 Thom J. Mccann Woodside
46-02 47 Avenue
Queens, NY 11377


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F059) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 6-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Kristopher Bertoglio, Anna Bulatewicz


Please e-mail kbertoglio@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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New York State Science Learning Standards: Beginning to Use the 3 Dimensional Cross Cutting Concepts to Strengthen Science Instruction

F056

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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New York State Science Learning Standards: Beginning to Use the 3 Dimensional Cross Cutting Concepts to Strengthen Science Instruction


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will build a shared understanding of the New York State Science Learning Standards, identify ways they can be used immediately to increase students' science achievement, and begin developing a long-term plan to align their school's science instruction to the new standards.

Location:

24Q125
I.S. 125 Thom J. Mccann Woodside
46-02 47 Avenue
Queens, NY 11377


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Friday, January 26, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F056) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 6-12 Teachers


Facilitators:

Kristopher Bertoglio, Anna Bulatewicz


Please e-mail abulatewicz2@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.


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Supporting Struggling Readers in Grades 6-12

F063

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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Supporting Struggling Readers in Grades 6-12


Anticipated Outcomes:

Teachers will build a toolkit of strategies to improve fluency, build academic language and lift the level of comprehension and interpretation for all learners.

Location:

25Q185
J.H.S. 185
Edward Bleeker
147-26 25 Drive
Queens, NY 11354
(718) 445-3232


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, May 08, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

2A, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F063) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Teachers and Administrators of Literacy Grades 6-12.


Facilitators:

Nina Ishmael, Melinda Willens, Karen Profenna, Kate Herman and Maria Vasiliou-Rozos


Please e-mail nishmae@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Teacher Teams: Working Collaboratively to Build Capacity in Middle and High Schools

F127

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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Teacher Teams: Working Collaboratively to Build Capacity in Middle and High Schools


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will learn about the necessary steps in establishing, sustaining and monitoring effective cycles of professional learning. Participants will engage in teacher team protocols that promote effective professional learning in their schools. Additionally, participants will also develop a toolkit to support this work and collaborate with colleagues in sharing promising professional learning practices.

Location:

30Q122 P.S. 122 Mamie Fay 21-21 Ditmars Boulevard Queens, NY 11105


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.4, 3.1, 4.2

Danielson:

4E

Framework:

Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment, Effective School Leadership


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F127) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 6-12 Lead Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Nicole Beinhorn, Linda Lo


Please e-mail LLo@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Teaching Comprehension Strategies to Create Critical Readers (6-12)

F088

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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Teaching Comprehension Strategies to Create Critical Readers (6-12)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will develop a toolkit of reading comprehension strategies, with a focus on summarizing, creating meaningful connections, self-regulating, and inferring, to plan targeted instruction and support all students as readers. Participants will also engage in an inter-visitation where they can apply newly acquired strategies with students.

Location:

30Q127
P.S. 127 Aerospace Science Magnet School
98-01 25 Avenue
Queens, NY 11369


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 3B, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F088) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 6-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Susan Ackert, Nina Ishmael


Please e-mail sackert@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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High Schools (9-12)


Questioning and Discussion Techniques: Empowering Students to Construct Their Own Meaning and Develop Agency

F064

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

High Schools (9-12)

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Questioning and Discussion Techniques: Empowering Students to Construct Their Own Meaning and Develop Agency


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will engage in instructional practices that promote high level thinking and discourse in the high school classroom.  Additionally, participants will explore methods that support student led discussions that will build a shared understanding of content. Participants will also consider ways to plan and create lessons with opportunities for questioning and discussion.

Location:

26Q430
Francis Lewis High School
58-20 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11365


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Tuesday, May 08, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

3B, 3C, 4E

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F064) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 9-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Linda Lo and Anna Bulatewicz


Please e-mail Llo@schools.nyc.gov   with any questions.


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Shifting from Procedural Fluency to Conceptual Understanding in Math (9-12)

F078

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

High Schools (9-12)

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Shifting from Procedural Fluency to Conceptual Understanding in Math (9-12)


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will develop a toolkit of strategies using tasks strategically to shift teacher practice from procedural to engaging students in inquiry based lessons that will deepen their conceptual understanding.

Location:

25Q285
World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School
34-65 192 Street
Queens, NY 11358


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3B

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F078) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 9-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Andy Yuen,Ingrid Lafalaise


Please e-mail ayuen2@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Socratic Seminar: Building a Culture of Student Led Inquiry and Discussion

F087

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

High Schools (9-12)

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Socratic Seminar: Building a Culture of Student Led Inquiry and Discussion


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will examine how Socratic Seminar can increase critical thinking and foster student independence in classroom discussions.  Participants will also explore how the structures and strategies of Socratic Seminar support all learners in different content areas.

Location:

26Q415
Benjamin N. Cardozo High School
57-00 223Rd Street
Bayside, NY 11364


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 2.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1E, 3B, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F087) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 9-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Susan Ackert, Anna Bulatewicz


Please e-mail sackert@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Unit Planning in Global History

F136

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

High Schools (9-12)

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Unit Planning in Global History


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will examine and share resources aligned to the NY State Social Studies Assessments in order to develop rigorous instruction in the social studies classroom.

Location:

26Q415
Benjamin N. Cardozo High School
57-00 223Rd Street
Bayside, NY 11364


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, March 13, 2018



Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F136) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 9-12 Social Studies Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Shermila Bharat, Andy Yuen


Please e-mail SBharat@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Using Formative Assessment to Support Student Growth

F096

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

High Schools (9-12)

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Using Formative Assessment to Support Student Growth


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore formative assessment as a tool to monitor student learning, inform instruction and provide multiple entry points for student learning.   In addition, participants will engage in formative assessment practices and determine the ways in which technology based tools can advance student learning.    

Location:

25Q285
World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School
34-65 192 Street
Queens, NY 11358


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018








For cycles with multiple sessions, participants are expected to attend all dates in the session.

Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1E, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F096) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 9-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Nina Ishmael, Melinda Willens


Please e-mail mwillen@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Chancellor's Conference Day: January 29th

Creating Communities of Rigorous Thinking: Advanced Placement Environmental Science, Calculus, and World History

F091

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

High Schools (9-12)

Professional Learning Description

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Creating Communities of Rigorous Thinking: Advanced Placement Environmental Science, Calculus, and World History


Anticipated Outcomes:

Current and perspective teachers of Advanced Placement Calculus, World History, and Environmental Science courses will participate in content-specific supportive communities. Educators will learn from each other's expertise, expand their toolkit of course-specific resources, and develop plans to supports their students' success in Advanced Placement courses.

Location:

25Q425
John Bowne High School
63-25 Main Street
Queens, NY 11367


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Monday, January 29, 2018


Chancellor’s Day







Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Danielson:

1A, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F091) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 9-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Kristopher Bertoglio, Prakash Persaud, Shermila Bharat, Philip Panaritis


Please e-mail KBertoglio@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Formative Assessment: Using Checks for Understanding to Support Students Learning


- This session is closed.

F055



Interdisciplinary Curriculum Design: Step by Step


-This session is closed.

F066


New York State Science Learning Standards: Incorporating the Shifts to Design Effective Science Classrooms

F081

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

High Schools (9-12)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

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New York State Science Learning Standards: Incorporating the Shifts to Design Effective Science Classrooms


Anticipated Outcomes:

Teachers will build a shared understanding of the New York State Science Learning Standards, identify NYSSLS-aligned strategies, and begin developing tasks and a long-term plan to prepare their lessons for the new standards.

Location:

25Q425
John Bowne High School
63-25 Main Street
Queens, NY 11367


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Monday, January 29, 2018

Chancellor’s Day


Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F081) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Teachers and Administrators


Facilitators:

Anna Bulatewicz, Ingrid Lafalaise


Please e-mail abulatewicz2@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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World Languages: Preparing Students to be Linguistically and Culturally Equipped to Communicate in Another Language


- This session is closed.

F065



Lesson Plans and Unit Plans: Preparing for High Quality Instruction


- This session is closed

F166




February Break


Instructional Technology Inquiry Session: Which Digital Application is a Great Fit for My Class? 2/20

F184

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

All Schools (K-12)

Professional Learning Description

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Instructional Technology Inquiry Session: Which Digital Application is a Great Fit for My Class? 2/20


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will assess the usability of an education technology tool or application. By the end of the session, participants will be prepared to integrate a new digital tool/application into their classrooms. (This session is also offered on 2/21. Please only register for one session.)

Location:

24Q113
P.S./I.S. 113 Anthony J. Pranzo
78-23 87Th Street
Queens, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, February 20, 2018



Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 3.4, 1.3

Danielson:

1E, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F184) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

K-12 Teachers


Facilitators:

Matt Willard, Rajeev Bector


Please e-mail mwillard3@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Instructional Technology Inquiry Session: Which Digital Application is a Great Fit for My Class? 2/21

F183

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

All Schools (K-12)

Professional Learning Description

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Instructional Technology Inquiry Session: Which Digital Application is a Great Fit for My Class? 2/21


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will assess the usability of an education technology tool or application. By the end of the session, participants will be prepared to integrate a new digital tool/application into their classrooms. (This session is also offered on 2/20. Please only register for one session.)

Location:

24Q113
P.S./I.S. 113 Anthony J. Pranzo
78-23 87Th Street
Queens, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018


Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 3.4, 1.3

Danielson:

1E, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F183) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

K-12 Teachers


Facilitators:

Matt Willard, Angelique Hewlett


Please e-mail mwillard3@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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February Break -- New York State Science Learning Standards: Transforming Instruction to Support All Students in Science

F189

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

All Schools (K-12)

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February Break - New York State Science Learning Standards: Transforming Instruction to Support All Students in Science


Anticipated Outcomes:

Educators will engage with the New York State Science Learning Standards which K-8 schools are expected to begin implementing in 2018-2019. Participants will explore the key features of these new standards and their implications for day-to-day instruction, creating a plan for their own classrooms and schools.

Location:

24Q113
P.S./I.S. 113 Anthony J. Pranzo
78-23 87Th Street
Queens, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 22, 2018


Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F189) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

K-12 Teachers


Facilitators:

Kristopher Bertoglio, Nicole Beinhorn


Please e-mail KBertoglio@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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February Break - Using Passport to Social Studies

F167

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)

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February Break - Using Passport to Social Studies


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will increase their knowledge of the Passport to Social Studies program; explore strategies for promoting student autonomy; and develop challenging learning experiences that engage students in historical inquiry in order to increase student engagement in the K-8 social studies classroom.

Location:

24Q113
Anthony J. Pranzo
78-23 87th Street
Glendale, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 22, 2018


Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F167) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

K-5 classroom teachers; 6-8 social studies teachers


Facilitators:

Shermila Bharat, Melinda Willens


Please e-mail mwillen@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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February Break - Formative Assessment: Using Checks for Understanding to Support Students Learning

F182

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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February Break - Formative Assessment: Using Checks for Understanding to Support Students Learning


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore and define the cycle of formative assessment as a tool to monitor student learning and plan targeted instruction in the classroom. They will examine the characteristics of quality feedback and explore diverse methods for giving feedback to high school students.

Location:

24Q113
P.S./I.S. 113 Anthony J. Pranzo
78-23 87Th Street
Queens, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, February 20, 2018


Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

1E, 3B, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F182) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Grade 6-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Susan Ackert, Anna Bulatewicz


Please e-mail sackert@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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February Break - Mathematical Discourse that Supports Conceptual Understanding

F190

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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February Break - Mathematical Discourse that Supports Conceptual Understanding


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will experience classroom routines that empower meaningful mathematical discourse that leads to conceptual understanding. Educators will leave the session with promising practices that have been proving to positively impact student success in mathematics.

Location:

24Q113
P.S./I.S. 113 Anthony J. Pranzo
78-23 87Th Street
Queens, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018



Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 1.4, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 3B, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F190) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

6-12 Mathematics Teachers


Facilitators:

Kristopher Bertoglio, Ingrid Lafalaise


Please e-mail ILafala@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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February Break - World Languages: Preparing Students to be Linguistically and Culturally Equipped to Communicate in Another Language

F192

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle Schools (6-8)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

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February Break - World Languages: Preparing Students to be Linguistically and Culturally Equipped to Communicate in Another Language


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will engage in high leverage activities that focus on the three modes of communication in a World Language classroom. Participants will explore the connections between the modes of communication and the methods to address the different levels of language proficiency. Additionally, we will consider the implications of the Danielson Framework for Teaching in their planning and practice.

Location:

24Q113
P.S./I.S. 113 Anthony J. Pranzo
78-23 87Th Street
Queens, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018


Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 3C, 4E

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Grade 6-8 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Linda Lo, Nicole Beinhorn


Please e-mail LLo@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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February Break - Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating More Inclusive Classrooms

F216

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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February Break - Culturally Responsive Teaching: Closing the Achievement Gap by Creating More Inclusive Classrooms


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will explore various models of culturally responsive teaching to create inclusive classroom communities by leveraging the most current research on the topic.

Location:

24Q113
P.S./I.S. 113 Anthony J. Pranzo
78-23 87Th Street
Queens, NY 11385


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 22, 2018



Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 1.4, 3.4

Danielson:

1E, 2A, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Grade 6-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Ingrid lafalaise, Rajeev Bector


Please e-mail rbector@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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February Break: Minecraft for Education (2/20)

F217

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

All Schools (K-12)

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February Break: Minecraft for Education (2/20)


Anticipated Outcomes:

During this one-day workshop, learn how to utilize Minecraft's collaboration tools such as non-player characters, camera and portfolio, and chalkboards. In addition, get introduced to Code Builder for Minecraft to help students take crafting to the next level. (Bring a fully-charged laptop.)

Location:

Science Skills Center High School
49 Flatbush Avenue Extension
Brooklyn, NY 11201


Times:

9:00AM - 3:00PM


Dates:

Tuesday, February 20, 2018





Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Teachers, SPOCs


Facilitators:

Eileen Marks


Please e-mail mwillard3@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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February Break: Minecraft for Education (2/21)

F218

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

All Schools (K-12)

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February Break: Minecraft for Education (2/21)


Anticipated Outcomes:

During this one-day workshop, learn how to utilize Minecraft's collaboration tools such as non-player characters, camera and portfolio, and chalkboards. In addition, get introduced to Code Builder for Minecraft to help students take crafting to the next level. (Bring a fully-charged laptop.)

Location:

Science Skills Center High School
49 Flatbush Avenue Extension
Brooklyn, NY 11201


Times:

9:00AM - 3:00PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018






Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F218) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Teachers, SPOCs


Facilitators:

Eileen Marks


Please e-mail mwillard3@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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February Break: Minecraft for Education (2/22)

F219

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

All Schools (K-12)

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February Break: Minecraft for Education (2/22)


Anticipated Outcomes:

During this one-day workshop, learn how to utilize Minecraft's collaboration tools such as non-player characters, camera and portfolio, and chalkboards. In addition, get introduced to Code Builder for Minecraft to help students take crafting to the next level. (Bring a fully-charged laptop.)

Location:

Science Skills Center High School
49 Flatbush Avenue Extension
Brooklyn, NY 11201


Times:

9:00AM - 3:00PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 22, 2018







Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Teachers, SPOCs


Facilitators:

Eileen Marks


Please e-mail mwillard3@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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History Talks Series

History Talks: Tonya K. Bolden

F213

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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History Talks: Tonya K. Bolden


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will experience a lecture by award winning author Tonya K. Bolden, best known for her works of children's nonfiction. A book signing by author will follow. An opportunity to tour the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center and examine resources that are available for the classroom will also be offered.

Location:

Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center
100-01 Northern Boulevard (at 101st Street)
Queens, N.Y. 11368
(718) 651-1100


Times:

4:00PM - 6:00PM


Dates:

Tuesday, February 27, 2018




Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 4.2

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 4E

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Grade K-12 Teachers; Administrators


Facilitators:

Shermila Bharat, Phil Panaritis


Please e-mail SBharat@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Instructional Technology


High School SPOC Winter Session

F168

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

High Schools (9-12)

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High School SPOC Winter Session


Anticipated Outcomes:

SPOCs will network with their colleagues;​ will utilize ISTE Standards, the SAMR model, and the Checklist for Instructional EdTech Tools to assess the usability and relevance of an educational technology tool;​ utilize the WCAG Easy Checks to evaluate the accessibility of their school and/or classroom websites;​ and set an educational technology integration SMART goal. ​

Location:

DOE Office: Queens Plaza - Computer Lab
4Th Floor
28-11 Queens Plaza North
Queens, NY 11101


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, February 06, 2018


Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 3.4, 1.3

Danielson:

1A, 1E, 3C

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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Target Audience:

Grade 9-12 SPOCs


Facilitators:

Matt Willard


Please e-mail mwillard3@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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K-8 SPOC Winter Session (Districts 24/30)

F185

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)

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K-8 SPOC Winter Session (Districts 24/30)


Anticipated Outcomes:

SPOCs will network with their colleagues, will learn about the digital applications and IT work flows that their colleagues have successfully implemented, and set an educational technology goal. (Please note that this is a half-day session.)

Location:

DOE Office: Queens Plaza - Computer Lab
4Th Floor
28-11 Queens Plaza North
Queens, NY 11101


Times:

8:30AM - 11:30AM


Dates:

Tuesday, February 13, 2018


Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 3.4, 1.3

Danielson:

1E, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

Cancelled

*If available, this option ( #F185) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience: