Research consistently indicates that without successful mentoring and induction programs, the teaching profession loses its best teachers. The purpose of this workshop is to provide a content-specific introduction to teaching for science teachers and is meant to complement district-based new teacher induction programs. This workshop will introduce teachers to new and emerging trends in science education.
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.
Reading Apprenticeship (RA) is a framework for middle school and secondary school
educators, which focuses on improving adolescent literacy across content areas. The workshop will be held 3 days, 02/04, 02/05, and 02/26, 2014.
If students are to grow as writers, they need to read good writing, they need to study good writing and, most important, they need to emulate good writers. In this workshop, Kelly will share how he uses models to elevate student writing.
Ubd, Formative Assessment and Student Learning Objectives
All Pennsylvania public school teachers will be required to use Student Learning Objectives, otherwise known as Elective Data, as part of their rating for Pennsylvania Teacher Effectiveness. This workshop will explicitly demonstrate how using an Understanding by Design format that incorporates a Formative Assessment Process results in well-designed SLOs that ensure high student achievement. This highly engaging two-day course is recommended for administrators and Grades 4-12.
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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?
A two-part training that concentrates on an overview of the program model and research and also focuses on the technology aspects of the program. On the first day, participants learn how to enroll students, customize settings, and access key reports. After spending several weeks with the program teachers will then meet for the second training and share successes and a needs assessment. The trainer will then guide teachers through an interpretation of the reports for varied uses.
Turn children who don´t know the alphabet into fluent, proficient, and confident writers!This session introduces participants to the philosophy, classroom print environment, and classroom practices that lead to young children´s high quality writing.
How Do We Know Students Have Learned the CCSS for Math?
How can students articulate what they are learning? What assessments should be made to help teachers and students know whether or not students have learned the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics? Work with teams to write student friendly learning targets, write formative assessments, and look at ways to gather and analyze data. The CCSSM content standards and standards for mathematical practice will be used as well as examples of next generation assessment items.
Kid Writing is a highly successful approach to early literacy. Joyfully bringing children to high levels of literacy development in regular and special education.Turn children who don´t know the alphabet into fluent, proficient, and confident writers! This session introduces participants to the philosophy and classroom practices that lead to young children´s high quality writing in regular, special education and inclusive environments.
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.
One of the first Nationally Board Certified teachers in America, Rick Wormeli brings innovation, energy, validity and high standards to both his presentations, and his instructional practice, which includes almost 30 years teaching math, science, English, physical education, health, and history and coaching teachers. His formative assessment seminar is designed for Educators K-12, Special Ed Teachers and Supervisors, Elementary, Middle,and High School Principals, Supervisors, and Administrators.
This workshop is designed to support the inclusion of students with special needs in general education art classes. The day will focus on the history of special education and the value of inclusive practices. Specific information will be provided on how to manage the instruction with students of multiple levels and needs.
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.
What does a classroom look like when students are learning the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics? What needs to be considered in lesson design? Work with teams to address the instructional shifts in the common core and identify or create high level tasks to be used in units while addressing best practices in teaching mathematics.
Dr. Robyn Jackson, author of the ASCD PublicationsNever Underestimate Your Teachers and Never WorkHarder Than Your Students, is a nationally recognizedexpert in designing rigorous instruction. She hasextensive experience working with Programs for theGifted & Talented in addition to designing APCourses of Study.
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.
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.
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.
Bucks First Federal Credit Union in Partnership with BCIU would like to acknowledge and reward educators who are making a difference in their classrooms. Click the headline to learn more about this Award!
The BCIU United Way Campaign is from November 1 until December 20, 2013. This year we are asking you to "Give 22." Pledge $22 in honor of IU#22! Click on the Headline link above to pledge your gift to United Way! Thanks for your support!
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