East Orange School District Professional Development Site

~For Us By Us~

East Orange School District's Curriculum Department Professional Development Site includes teacher tips, resources, PD videos, and a photo gallery made specifically for us and by us.

Maintained by Paulette R. Salomon & Dawn Tyler


The curriculum department has created this site as a resource to support the improvement of teaching and learning in EOSD. The materials and resources shared have been created and organized by staff within EOSD.

Check back monthly for updates!

Teachers' Lounge Podcast on Differentiation by the Teacher Trainers of East Orange School District.m4a

The Teachers' Lounge: Differentiation

The teacher trainers in the East Orange School District discuss differentiation.

Teachers' Lounge Small Group Instruction 2.mp4

The Teachers' Lounge: Small Group Instruction

The teacher trainers discuss small group instruction and its connection to differentiation and data.

2019 - 2020 School Year

Special Edition: Culture of Equity & Access Conference Workshop Presentations ~ October 23, 2019

Access for All Presentation.pdf
Give Me a Break.pdf
Building Relationships Using Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy.pdf
Copy of Getting Started with SMART Notebook (1).pdf
Final Supervisor -Elementary Math Kenya Moncur Culture of Equity and Access.pdf
Equity vs Equality.pdf
Ensuring Equity: Educating Students with Autism - T. Grubbs.pdf
Engaging the Disengaged · .pdf
Engaging Students in Reading and Writing with TPT Pedrazzi & Wevodau2.pdf
Encouraging Minority Boys to Enjoy Reading .pdf
Elevating Assessments with Google Drawing Presentation.pdf
E-portfolio Proposal to Replace Student Work Bulletin Boards.pdf
Culture and the Learning Process .pdf
Culturally Relevant Teaching - Admin POV.pdf
Smart Notebook .pdf
Leaders for Just Schools Presentation_EO.pdf
Google Docs Syllabus-PD Oct 23 - Google Docs.pdf
LinkIt Test Authoring.pdf
Hands-on Instruction for Concrete Learning.pdf
Going Beyond Google Basics.pdf
Youth Voices_ Debates & Academic Discussions2.pdf
_Peer Assessment Workshop-2.pdf
A Dash of Coding.pdf
Using WIDA Tools to Support ELL Instruction.pdf
Using Google Sheets to Make Groups In Class.mp4
Access for All Cornell Notes.pdf
Final Supervisor -Elementary Math Kenya Moncur Culture of Equity and Access.pdf
Understanding Transgender Issues and Student Athletes.pdf
The Power of High Expectations: What do you expect from your student?.pdf
Supporting Literacy through Scaffolded.pdf Sustained Silent Reading.pdf
The Argumentation Process.pdf

2019-2020 Resources

2019 Questioning Techniques
2019 Vocabulary Strategies
2019 DOK Refresher
2019 Classroom Management
Copy of PBL
Copy of Small Group Instruction In Science
Copy of Rigor
Copy of Teacher Student Relationships

2017-2018 School Year

Inclusion Strategies for Google Sites
Creating a Google Classroom

Special Edition: PD Sessions from October 25, 2017

Engagement Strategies and Activities in the Mathematics Classroom
Tier 2 Small Group Instruction
Promoting Standards for Mathematical Practices with Effective Questioning
What Does An Inclusion Classroom Look Like?
Creating an interactive classroom using literacy stations
Embedding Formative Assessment in Instruction
Modifications and Accommodations
School to Prison Pipeline.pdf

November 2017 Resources

How to Place Students in Guided Reading
Unified Lesson Plan Training for Teachers
Guided Reading
Rigorous Questioning Techniques
Hughes MyMaps (1).mp4

December 2017 Resources

East Orange - Vlogs with iMovie (1).mp4
Sight Words for Google Sites
Replacing Teachers in FOCUS.mov
Setting Up Co-Teachers in FOCUS.mov
TPT- New Teacher Training

January 2018 Resources

Comprehension: Strategies to Making Reading Stick
Learning Apps for Rigor and Relevance Presentation.pdf
Using Google Classroom in the Classroom
Formative Assessment in the Lower Elementary Classroom

Special Edition: PD Sessions from January 24, 2018

C4C @ East Orange, NJ 1.24.2018
World Languages Conversations.pptx
Data Analysis Protocol - Mathematics Coach Version.pptx
Pre K Parent Involvement.pdf

February 2018 Resources

Pear Deck
Using Differentiation with Special Education in Mind
Strategies for Managing and De-Escalating Student Behavior
Formative Assessments with Plickers
Designing Tiered Activities in the lower elementary to Address Student Needs

March 2018 Resources

All in the Family (Word Family That Is
Interactive Vocabulary Instruction Training

April 2018 Resources

The Identify and Interpret Strategy
Google For Office Use
Retaining and Sustaining: Why? What? Who? How?
How to Close a Lesson

May 2018 Resources

Developing Your Data Wall-Tech and Non-Tech Strategies
Revisiting Classroom Management Training - New Teacher Training for February
Google For Office Use Part II
Two Staff Members...Three Models
Writing Strategies: 5 Different Ways to Get them Engaged
Main Idea: Teaching Successful Strategies to Your Students
Classroom Management Training
Google Forms Presentation