Special Education
Assistive Technology Seminar view course/not available icon
Multiple assisted technology presentations to improve accessibility for all students in general education and special education classrooms/settings.
Mindfulness in the Classroom view course/not available icon
Toxic stress is something that many students face on a daily basis. The effects of this stress on their behavior and learning can be profound. Mindfulness is a practice that has been used in classrooms across the world to allow students to learn the skill of managing stress, calming their thoughts, and focusing their brains. This workshop is designed to give participants an introduction to mindfulness and how it can be used in the classroom.
Powerful Practices for New Teacher Success view course/not available icon
This professional development course is designed to support new teachers as they begin their career in education. Topics will include; designing a classroom management system where students and teachers have a critical role, creating a culture for learning, engaging students in the learning process, teaching diverse learners and implementing best practice instructional strategies.
Paraprofessional Power: Making the Most of Your Role as a Para-Educator view course/not available icon
This series provides essential tools for management and instruction for paraprofessionals in all grades. The two sessions will focus on strategies for diverse learners, as well as student engagement techniques. On day one, paras will learn how to support all students, and ensure alignment with classroom teachers. The second day includes specific areas of mathematics and language arts. Participants are provided with discussion time, as well as time to learn specific strategies.
Career and Educational Options After High School view course/not available icon
How do we talk with students about educational options during and after high school? What options are available and how do core academics play a part in the selection process? Participants will be introduced to the terminology we need to use with students and will broaden their scope of knowledge on adding more educational options to their discussions with students.
Differentiating and Personalizing Instruction in Classrooms view course/not available icon
Participants will be introduced to the research and value of personalizing instruction, to strengthen student engagement in core academic topics. We will explore methods for differentiating instruction according to personal interests and career ideas of students. Participants will be able to modify an existing classroom lesson or unit to develop their own ideas. Methods for pre and post testing will be discussed as an evaluation of new practices.