Connect & Share

Fall 2021 Panels

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Connect & Share Panel Discussion Series Fall 2021

Connect & Share Panel Discussions are a chance for colleagues to come together and share ideas about what's working in their classrooms and in their schools. All topics came from the Telescope Network's June Needs Assessment Survey asking educators what they needed to feel successful in this upcoming school year.

Fall 2021 Topics (scroll down for additional info)

  • August 26, 2021 topic "Equitable Classroom Community"

  • September 23, 2021 topic "Balancing Social and Emotional Learning & Content"

  • October 21, 2021 topic "Addressing Gaps in Learning"


RSVP here or on TeachPoint (search for "Telescope Network").


ALSO: Nominate a Bright Spot to present at an upcoming session here

9/23/21 Session: Balancing SEL & Content

Our September 23, 2021 panel discussion topic is "Balancing Social and Emotional Learning & Content" Hear from your colleagues about what’s working in their own classrooms and schools. This month's topic came from the Telescope Network's June survey where educators are thinking about how to balance social-emotional supports for students while continuing on with grade-level content. Connect with peers from across BPS, get new ideas, and earn PD hours as well. Join Thursday 9/23 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Zoom.


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Resources


20210923 Connect & Share Panel Discussion Info

8/26/21 Session: Equitable Classroom Community

Our first Connect & Share panel discussion session of the year took place on August 26, 2021 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. on the topic of "Equitable Classroom Community." We had 40 educators join for this session. Session attendees gave very positive feedback for the session: 100% of participants (31 out of 31 exit ticket responses) said that they would recommend this session to a colleague. One participant said, "Another great and informative presentation. Thank you!"


See the list of inspiring presenters and presentations below. Thanks for joining us and we hope to see you again next month!


Resources

20210826 Connect & Share Panel Discussion Info

Upcoming Sessions

  • September 23, 2021 topic "Balancing Social and Emotional Learning & Content"

  • October 21, 2021 topic "Addressing Gaps in Learning"


Nominate a Bright Spot to present at an upcoming session here

More Info about Connect & Share Sessions

What's the Telescope Network?

The Telescope Network is a BPS/BTU initiative to support teacher-driven, student-centered professional learning. Our goal is to connect BPS educators to resources, opportunities, and each other.

Additional Information about Connect & Share sessions

Why is this event important?

In this Connect and Share event, educators will learn from colleagues and make connections to one another. Educators need to connect to one another to share best practices.


How were the topics chosen?

Themes for each Connect & Share session are based on the Telescope Network's needs assessment surveys of educators aross BPS.


How were the presenters chosen?

Presenters are educators who have been nominated as “bright spots” by colleagues or supervisors.


Who is eligible to attend?

Any educator is eligible to attend.


Are Paraprofessionals welcome? Yes.


Will PD hours or PDPs be provided?

Every participant will receive 1.5 PD hours on TeachPoint. PDPs are generally only available for experiences of 10 hours or more.