Guidelines For Teaching Chemistry & Guided Inquiry
Teachers will explore the new American Chemical Society Guidelines and Recommendations for Teaching High School Chemistry with one of its authors. Teachers will then gain some hands-on experience with Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) activities that they will be able to take away and incorporate directly into their classroom teaching. The evening will close with a short discussion on the new direction coming to the A.P. classroom and how the ACS and POGIL can play a role.
Creating a World-class Education System One Classroom at a Time. Is education in the U.S. still competitive in a shrinking world? What can we do to ensure that our students are prepared to flourish in their world? Join Holly Jobe, ISTE's President to learn what is happening in other countries and discuss what we can do in our classrooms to prepare students for their futures. The ISTE NETs and other tools for transforming classrooms will be discussed.
Common Core: What Early Educators Need to Know & Do
Participants will gain knowledge about how the National Common Core was developed, learn how the PA Common Cores aligns with the Early Learning Standards for literacy and math and discover how your early literacy activities connect to the Common Core Standards.
The Bucks IU #22, in conjunction with Ann Tuteur, John Marshall, and Alyssa Heeneke (A&B Educational Enterprises) invites you to hear Dr. Alison Davis, internationally recognized author and literacy expert on comprehension and the Common Core State Standards. She will discuss the latest research on comprehension strategies for informational text, explore the use of digital media for whole, small, and individual instruction for true differentiation & connect strategy to common core.
The Bucks County Library Association presents Learning in a Networked World for Ourselves and for Our Students with Will Richardson. If we have access and the skills to take advantage of it, the Web gives us an easy connection to the people and the resources that we need to learn whatever we want to learn, when we want to learn it. That fact challenges the fundamental beliefs that we¹ve held about schools and teaching and learning for over 100 years.
This presentation will feature a research to practice format. The overall purpose is to provide information about the pivotal role of auditory brain growth and auditory exposure in the development of spoken communication, reading, social-emotional skills and cognitive functions in all children. Information will apply to all children, with an emphasis on children with hearing loss.
Are you tired of seeing your students look up at the ceiling for help in solving word problems? Do you need help with the shift to “modeling” in Common Core? Learn about Singapore Math’s bar modeling strategies for solving routine word problems. Learn how the use of “keywords” does not always work. Bar modeling provides a visual entry into solving problems. You will leave with a working knowledge of bar modeling and great resources for teaching your students.
This is a two-part workshop. Part 1-Meeting the Common Core Standards for Reading Literature Part 2-A step-by-step approach to Writing with a focus on Arguments. Carol Jago shows middle and high school teachers how to create English classrooms where students care about living literate lives and develop into proficient independent readers and writers. This workshop is for Gr. 6-12 Teachers, Administrators, HS & MS Principals, Reading Specialists, Title I Coord. & SpEd Teachers & Admins.
Lenore O´Donnell has been teaching 20+ years in Centennial School District. She is a math curriculum resource teacher who has presented workshops to her colleagues on the topic of differentiated instruction in math. ´Math Zone´ is a strategy for differentiating instruction that Lenore has implemented successfully in her classroom. It works with any math program, rotating groups of students through different math activities while the teacher works with small groups of students.
The purpose of this workshop is to deepen participants' understanding of the Common Core Mathematics Standards for Mathematical Practice. Participants will focus on grade-level specific mathematics content as they explore the topic of framing content instruction around the Practice Standards. Time will be provided for participants to locate and identify tasks (Audience K-5).
How does the brain learn to read? Is it a natural process? What happens when the brain does not learn to read? In what ways can educators provide optimal instructions that helps the brain learn to read? This session will explore these questions and many more.
Get the best iPad training w/an iPad that is yours to keep!
No need to be left on the tech periphery. Regardless of your background this course will significantly increase your effectiveness in this new paradigm. Learn what's hype and what's tight! This course is about true technology integration—teaching you universal principles of effective tech integration. How and where can iPads be effective in the classroom? How are iPads similar and different from a laptop? Are iPads a laptop replacement yet?
Designed for students entering 6th, 7th, and 8th grade in the fall of 2013, the objective of the program is to improve executive functioning through explicit instruction in study strategies and critical thinking skills that can be applied to all school material.
At the end of the program, each student will have a deeper understanding o how they learn and how to self-‐direct, self-‐monitor and self-correct to complete projects and assignments on time and correctly.
The Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 is proud to endorse mylanguage360, a program that blends live instruction with the latest technology to create an interactive and immersive educational experience. Just as they would in a traditional academic setting, students meet with their teacher and classmates in online classrooms, communicating face-to-face using live video and the latest social networking tools. Check out this, and other great products, by clicking "more info" below.
The Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 is proud to partner with Safari Montage. SAFARI Montage provides K-12 school districts with a comprehensive solution for their digital media distribution and visual instruction needs. The full suite of integrated products gives educators and administrators a single interface for accessing all visual resources from inside the school district intranet or from home. Check out this, and other great products, by clicking "more info" below.
The Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 is proud to endorse GuideK12, a powerful, web-based geoanalytics tool that helps school districts solve critical educational challenges (including improving learning, enrollment forecasting, capacity planning, optimizing district resources and more), by linking student data to household and community information. Check out this, and other great products, by clicking "more info" below.
The Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 is proud to endorse Discovery Education Streaming. Discovery Education Streaming is a web-based curriculum resource that provides teachers and students access to engaging rich media across all curriculum areas designed to support multiple learning modalities with content that is easy to integrate, aligned to standards, and always current. Check out this, and other great products, by clicking "more info" below.
The Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 and Training Camp are pleased to provide high-quality, on-site training programs to Pennsylvania's intermediate units, school districts, career & technical centers, higher education institutions, non-public schools, community centers, and non-profit entities. Check out this, and other great products, by clicking "more info" below.
The Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 and the Quakertown Community School District are excited to announce a new online learning partnership called Bridges Virtual Education Services. Bridges Virtual is now bringing a variety of high-quality online learning options to school districts throughout Pennsylvania. Check out this, and other great products, by clicking "more info" below.
School Operation Services (SOS) Group is a company that provides technical knowledge, administrative assistance, and highly trained support staff to educational entities. Services are offered in the operational areas of technology, food service, classroom aides and facilities.
This program will cover the features and enhancements of Windows 8. This new OS will power millions of devices: PC, Windows Phone and Surface. With this program, you will gain a level of Windows 8 proficiency that can only be taught through hands-on labs, simulations, and the real-world application of skills. This intensive, instructor-led course equips participants with valuable knowledge and skills that directly transfer from the classroom to the workplace.
The Girls In Focus with Technology (GIFT) Conference held at Delaware Valley College on Thursday, May 16, was a great success with over 360 middle and high school girls. Click the title to view a video from Phillyburbs.com and to learn more about this exciting event.
The Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association has recently honored Pat Mervine, Speech Language Pathology with the Neshaminy School District as the 2013 Clinical Achievement Award Winner! Click the link above to read more about this accomplished clinician.
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