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Model Schools Leadership University 2011-2012 Course Catalog

School of Technology Integration School of Virtual Learning School of Administration and Leadership School of Data Driven Initiatives


Model Schools Leadership University Table of Contents

Technology Integration Page 3

Virtual Learning Page 10

Administration and Leadership Page 12

Data Driven Initiatives Page 14

Appendix Page 15

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Leadership University School of Technology Integration Mobile Devices in the Classroom Workshop Date: December 13, 2011 Date: March 22, 2012

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: MOBOCES Triplexus Seminar Room Location: H.G. Sackett Center, Glenfield

Facilitators: John-Henry Lane, Allison Blackwell With the ever-growing presence of hand-held devices in modern culture, it is only natural that educators are tapping into the educational potential they have. Tablets, smart phones, and more are being used in schools to enhance student learning and bring classrooms into the 21st century. This workshop will address the power these tools have, best practices related to mobile devices, and applications available for educators when they utilize these one-to-one devices. Mobile devices can also be used as a tool for formative and summative assessments. Imagine the potential you can unlock for your students!

Gaming in Education Workshop Date: February 6, 2012

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: MOBOCES Campus Conference Room

Facilitators: Chris Shaffer, Derek LaLonde Video games! When most people hear the term "gaming" they associate the concept with the stigma that they will, “rot your brain,” but there is a current movement that uses video games to support instructional initiatives. This workshop will talk about the different avenues video games can play within education as well as some of the specific areas where video games can be the most effective in supporting your current instructional initiatives.

Aligning Web 2.0 with Common Core Standards Webinar Date: October 17, 2011

Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Workshop Date: November 9, 2011 Date: March 2, 2012

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: JL BOCES Teacher Center Location: Costello Transportation Center

Facilitators: Allison Blackwell, Laurie Yager With the coming of the new Common Core standards there is also a new emphasis on technology integration in the classroom. Incorporating Web 2.0 tools into your lessons is a way to meet your Common Core standards and build on your students’ technology and media skills. This session will showcase web-based tools that will enable students to create mathematic visuals, collaborate, present, and publish work aligned with the Common Core Standards.

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Leadership University School of Technology Integration Common Core and the Differentiated Classroom Workshop Date: October 27, 2011 Date: December 15, 2011

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Herkimer BOCES Region Location: JL BOCES Teacher Center

Facilitators: Allison Blackwell, Andrea Fontana The Common Core Standards are the foundation that teachers need in order to effectively differentiate the various needs of their students. During this workshop, attendees will learn how technology tools can assist them in efficiently and effectively creating a learning environment that reflects students' interests, readiness, and learning profiles. Additionally, educators will be able to define how technology can assist them in differentiating content, process, and product in the classroom.

Google Tools in Education Workshop Date: October 18, 2011 Date: March 27, 2012

Time: 9:00pm - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Jeff-Lew BOCES Region Location: MOBOCES Campus Conference Room

Facilitators: Derek LaLonde, John-Henry Lane Come and join us as we explore Google Tools and their role in education. This session will provide participants with an overview of the educational tools provided by Google that include Docs, Reader, Google Earth, iGoogle, Lit Trips, Sites and more. Attendees will experience the possibilities and potential ideas that lie within this browser-based platform and learn how Google Tools can be used in conjunction with mobile devices for anytime, anywhere learning.

Digital Storytelling Workshop Date: March 6, 2012 Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Facilitators: Derek LaLonde, Kristina Donley, Carl Manganaro

Location: MOBOCES Campus Conference Room

Stories are a great opportunity for students to express themselves in an academic setting. Using technology to tell their story gives students a chance to use their 21st century skills to add another layer of creativity to a project. This workshop will show teachers how to use technology to create a digital story. By the end of the workshop, participants will leave with their own Digital Story and the knowledge needed to implement this instructional strategy into the classroom.

Technology Solutions for Exceptional Students Webinar Date: January 31, 2012

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Facilitators: Sheri Perry, Allison Blackwell What are the latest and greatest technology solutions available for exceptional learners in your district? This webinar will highlight the newest options available to accommodate specific students’ learning needs. Participants will learn how mobile devices, computer applications, and a variety of other technology tools are being used to assist students.

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Leadership University School of Technology Integration Nspired Learning Workshop Date: TBD Time: TBD Facilitators: Heather Shaffer, Texas Instruments

Location: TBD

This full day workshop will give you a hands on look at the TI-Nspire educational technology in the Mathematics classroom. It is perfect for those new to the Nspire and those wishing to learn more about the integration of the latest technology into all grade levels. The workshop will include: TI-Nspire and TI-Nspire CAS hand held units, TI-Nspire Teacher Edition software including the TI-Smartview emulator, TI-Nspire wireless Navigator Learning System, and online resources with ready-to-go lessons and Regents assessments to assist students on high stakes exams.

Enhancing Early Education using Technology Workshop Date: December 5, 2011

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: MOBOCES Campus Conference Room

Facilitators: Allison Blackwell, Andrea Fontana Why does that preschooler have an iPod touch? You are seriously going to let that Kindergartner play with that laptop?  Do I see a first grader downloading videos? If a child uses a SMART Board, won’t he or she get it dirty? If these are your thoughts regarding technology in early education, then you need to attend this session.  Evidence shows that diverse uses of technology in early childhood curricula show measurable differences in students achievement.   The use of iPods, interactive whiteboards, and web tools are all ways to provide a new learning environment for your students.  This session will help you learn ways to incorporate the latest technology and free web tools to enhance your instruction in Pre-K-Grade 2 classrooms.

Stepping into Augmented Reality Workshop Date: February 13, 2012 Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Facilitators: Derek LaLonde, Laurie Yager

Location: Costello Transportation Center

With this full day workshop, participants will explore the design of information layouts for augmenting objects, people, and terrain. It will also encompass people’s activities and the ways in which augmented reality is transforming classroom across America and steps for transforming their own!

SMART 2.0 Workshop Dates: Elementary Level: March 26, 2012

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: H.G. Sackett Center, Glenfield

MS/HS Level: February 1, 2012 Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Facilitators: Allison Blackwell, Andrea Fontana

Location: Costello Transportation Center

SMART Notebook offers a variety of ways to create engaging and interactive lessons. There are also a plethora of online interactive tools to support and engage students. Participants in this session will discover valuable Web 2.0 tools and explore a new and exciting way of interacting with information and integrating these tools through your SMART Board. Each workshop will be geared towards the Elementary level or the Middle/High School level. 5


Leadership University School of Technology Integration Tips and Tricks for the Mac User Workshop Date: October 6, 2011 Date: March 13, 2012

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: MOBOCES Campus Conference Room Location: JL BOCES Teacher Center

Facilitators: John-Henry Lane, Carl Manganaro Recently switched over to the 'Apple' side of things? Looking for a place to discuss projects, ideas, and network with other educators using similar Mac tools? This is the workshop for you! Presenters will go over some basic introductory pieces about the Mac platform and will highlight some tips and tricks that participants can use in their everyday tasks. Time will also be devoted to round table discussion, general Q&A, resource sharing, and connecting with fellow Mac users.

iWork - Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations the Mac Way! Workshop Date: December 8, 2011 Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Facilitators: John-Henry Lane, Heather Shaffer

Location: MOBOCES Campus Conference Room

This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the iWork Software Suite from Apple; specifically, the training will focus on Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. Portions of this workshop will be dedicated to making an instructional project example to introduce and familiarize attendants with the applications. MacBooks will be provided and participants are encouraged to bring along curriculum content to infuse activities during the workshop.

iLife: Do More with Photos, Movies, and Music on a Mac Workshop Date: February 15, 2012

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: MOBOCES Campus Conference Room

Facilitators: John-Henry Lane, Carl Manganaro This training will provide a comprehensive overview of the iLife Software Suite from Apple. Specifically, the training will focus on iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, and iDVD. Part of this session will be dedicated to making an instructional multimedia project to be incorporated into your curriculum. MacBooks will be provided, and participants are encouraged to bring along curriculum content to infuse activities during the workshop.

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Leadership University School of Technology Integration Lego Robotics: Creating Authentic STEM Learning Experiences Workshop Date: November 7, 2011 Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Facilitators: Laurie Yager, Allison Blackwell

Location: Costello Transportation Center

LEGO Robotics provides a medium to expose students to engineering design and computer programming. Now you can learn how to build and program LEGO robots during this full-day hands-on workshop. During this workshop, teachers learn to use robotics to engage their students in real world problem-solving and collaborative learning while learning math, science, and technology concepts at a concrete level. Attendees will receive a LEGO Mindstorms NXT Robotics kit and LEGO Mindstorms Education software. Districts are encouraged to send grades 4-12 teachers to this session. Cost: $360 per registrant. A registration form requiring Superintendent signature must be completed for this training. A BOCES adjustment to the RIC service contract will follow.

Intermediate Lego Robotics Workshop Date: January 6, 2012

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Costello Transportation Center

Facilitators: Laurie Yager, Allison Blackwell For teachers who have already participated in “LEGO Robotics : Creating Authentic Learning Experiences�, this workshop will extend their knowledge of programming with the LEGO Mindstorms Education software package to include the use of switches, data wires, variables, and other more advanced aspects of the software. Workshop will also include an overview of the use of Vernier science probes with the LEGO Mindstorms kit. Districts are encouraged to send grade 4-12 teachers to this session. Cost: $360 per registrant, if you need to purchase a LEGO Mindstorms NXT Robotics kit or FREE if you bring your own kit. A registration form requiring Superintendent signature must be completed for this training. A BOCES adjustment to the RIC service contract will follow.

Lego Robotics for the Primary Level Workshop Date: March 5, 2012

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Costello Transportation Center

Facilitators: Laurie Yager, Allison Blackwell The LEGO WeDo Robotics kit provides an easy-to-use means to introduce young students to robotics and develop their skills in science, technology, engineering and math. During the workshop, teachers will learn to build and program LEGO models featuring working motors and sensors. Attendees will receive a LEGO WeDo Robotics kit and LEGO WeDo Robotics software. Kits will be appropriate for use with students in grades 2-4. Cost: $170 per registrant. A registration form requiring Superintendent signature must be completed for this training. A BOCES adjustment to the RIC service contract will follow. 7


Leadership University School of Technology Integration Horizon Report Webinar Date: December 12, 2011 Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Facilitators: Kristina Donley, Derek LaLonde Let us give you a snapshot of what technology trends and tools are on the Horizon for K-12 education. We will take a look at the 2011 Horizon Report, a joint project of the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative. This webinar /Report presents critical trends and challenges facing precollege educators that will affect teaching and learning over the next five years. These trends and challenges are reflective of both the realities of the educational community and the world at large. They are identified to provide a context for the Report’s list of emerging technologies predicted to find mainstream use in schools and K-12 education institutions over the next five years.

PARCC: Matching Online Assessments with Instructional Pedagogies Webinar Date: November 14, 2011

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Facilitators: Heather Shaffer and Sharon Collins As part of Race to the Top, New York State will be administering new assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards in ELA and math. The PARCC Assessments are slated to be computer-based and administered several times per year in grades 3-11. Field testing will begin next school year and full assessments will commence in the 2014-2015 school year. With the shift from paper and pencil to online assessments coming quickly down the pike, we need to make sure our students are prepared. Students will need authentic practice learning in the same style they will be assessed. Not only will the method of assessment change, but PARCC will also be a high quality assessment that measures students on a full range of skills and capabilities. As we make the shift to teaching with the Common Core State Standards, we need to infuse technology-based assessments into instruction. Technology can offer a multitude of testing scenarios. Students and teachers alike will benefit from the instant feedback. Please join us for this informative session to learn how PARCC will impact your classroom and how you can start preparing for these assessments now.

Goodbye Paper, Hello e-Reader! Webinar Date: January 4, 2012

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Facilitators: Sheri Perry, Allison Blackwell With so many different e-Reader options available it is hard to know which option to choose. Learn the benefits and challenges associate with the most popular e-Reader options. You will also learn how area schools are using eReaders in the classroom and gain a variety of ideas for implementing them in your own! 8


Leadership University School of Technology Integration QR Codes in Education Webinar Date: October 25, 2011 Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Facilitators: Laurie Yager, Derek LaLonde This presentation will introduce QR codes and explore how QR codes can connect faculty, students, and visitors to the information they want at the point of need. You can use them to link to web sites, access digital learning objects, promote classes, and guide users to specific locations. Participants will learn how to use, and create, their own QR Codes in class. Come learn about the next generation bar codes, and see how they can be useful to you!

STEM Gems: Cybertools to Enhance STEM Education Webinar Series: Elementary Level: January 9, 2012 MS/HS Level: February 7, 2012

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Facilitators: Heather Shaffer, Laurie Yager With recent government initiatives to increase STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, education across America, this timely webinar will give you a jump start with deploying cybertools to enhance STEM education in your classroom based on your content level. If you ask yourself, why STEM? STEM embraces rigor, relevance, and relationships, the 3 R’s for 21st century learners. Curriculum is driven by problem-solving, discovery, and exploratory learning, and these skills are required for today’s students to be tomorrow’s global leaders.

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Leadership University School of Virtual Learning Designing Virtual Instruction Workshop Date: November 17, 2011 Date: March 8, 2012

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Costello Transportation Center Location: H.G. Sackett Center, Glenfield

Facilitators: Derek LaLonde, Maria Rocker, Kristina Donley Do you want to learn how to design and implement quality online content? If so, this workshop is for you! This full-day workshop will address various learning styles through course organization and the use of media rich content. Discover how the use of online learning can help you achieve your instructional goals. Topics include the selection and development of instructional materials and activities aligned with state and federal initiatives, instructional delivery, student engagement, and monitoring student progress.

Facilitating Your Online Environment Webinar Date: November 15, 2011 Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Facilitators: Chris Shaffer, Derek LaLonde As with many instructional initiatives, the implementation process of online learning will determine the success of the overall program. The techniques used to allow student to interact with each other and their instructor in an online learning environment will determine the strength of your online course. Students who interact regularly with their peers in an online course environment will be more successful in that course than those who do not. As the instructor, it is your job to facilitate and cultivate a high level of interaction student-to-student and instructor-tostudent. This webinar will give you simple techniques you can use to promote student success in an online course environment.

Monitoring and Facilitating the e-Learner Webinar Date: February 3, 2012

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Facilitators: Kristina Donley, Chris Shaffer The monitor/facilitator plays a vital role in developing and maintaining an online program that is effective, smooth, and that supports the realization of planned learning outcomes. The facilitator in an online environment must possess a unique set of tools to perform effectively. This webinar gives you the skills it takes to monitor and mentor students as they participate in online instruction. Learn how to maintain a learning climate that supports the students involved, as well as, district and state standards. Explore how to successfully assess a student’s learning in the e-Learning environment and how to best communicate the results to appropriate personnel.

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Leadership University School of Virtual Learning Social Networking in the Classroom Webinar Date: October 12, 2011 Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Facilitators: John-Henry Lane, Derek LaLonde Social networking has become an everyday part of the lives of many people within our society. With social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter generating more traffic per day than search engine giants like Google, educators can no longer ignore the potential of such tools within a classroom environment. This webinar will talk about different tools both mainstream and education-based that instructors can use to create their very own learning communities, whether it is for professional development or a classroom meeting place.

Creating in the Cloud Webinar Date: February 16, 2012

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Facilitators: Chris Shaffer, Kristina Donley Cloud computing gives students the opportunity to extend study beyond the school bell and become more independent learners. This webinar will give you tools to start creating content using the “cloud”. Look at the process of a collaborative group and how they worked together gathering data, analyzing data, forming conclusions, and creating a multimedia presentation. Gain ideas and insight on how you could use the “cloud” in your district.

Webinar Series: Blackboard and Beyond Webinar Dates: See Below

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Facilitators: Derek LaLonde, Chris Shaffer, John-Henry Lane As of Spring 2011, Blackboard was adopted as the new 793 Standard platform for online course building and delivery. The Model Schools team has been diligently designing the environment and developing training techniques to familiarize teachers with Blackboard and how it can assist them in building and delivering their classes in an online environment. This four-part webinar series is structured to give teachers the working knowledge to utilize the platform and inspire their districts to deliver their courses in the Blackboard environment. During this four-part webinar series, participants will learn how to create content, assess student comprehension, manage their course, and participate in a system wide-community. The sessions will be structured as follows: November 29, 2011: Session #1: Content Management December 6, 2011:

Session #2: Assessments and Grade Book

December 13, 2011: Session #3: Course Management December 20, 2011: Session #4: Building your Blackboard Community Additional Dates TBD - Stay tuned for more dates on this exciting new series! 11


Leadership University School of Administration and Leadership iPads for Administrators Workshop Date: November 3, 2011 Date: February 9, 2012

Time: 9:00pm - 3:00pm Time: 9:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Costello Transportation Center Location: H.G. Sackett Center, Glenfield

Facilitators: John-Henry Lane, Allison Blackwell Apple’s iPad is rapidly changing the way we access, interact with, and disseminate information. With time being so critical to a district administrator, the iPad can assist with a multitude of tasks that include email, building walkthroughs, student information system queries, new APPR requirements, and more. Please join us as we explore how the iPad can provide you with applications necessary to carry out daily activities effectively and efficiently.

Internet Safety Webinar Date: October 7, 2011

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Workshop Date: December 1, 2011 Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Facilitators: Heather Shaffer, Laurie Yager, LaToya Workman

Location: Costello Transportation Center

New York State recently released legislation mandating all schools implement a K-12 internet safety curriculum. Participants will gain ideas regarding how to ensure compliance with this legislation. Come learn how students can safely use technology tools. The workshop will specially address the topics: New York State Legislation, Digital Citizenship, Cyber Safety, Acceptable Use Policies, and Internet Filtering.

PARCC: Prepare, Improve, & Succeed with Online Assessments Webinar Date: November 1, 2011 Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Facilitators: Heather Shaffer, Sheri Perry Online assessments have the power to transform the way we teach and learn. However, “with great power comes great responsibility” (Spiderman). Some of the benefits of online assessments include: •Students who will know if they are on track to graduate ready for college and careers •Teachers with regular results available to guide learning and instruction •Parents with clear and timely information about the progress of their children •States with valid results that are comparable across the member states How can you prepare your district for this unprecedented shift in the way we assess our students? Join us to find out!

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Leadership University School of Administration and Leadership Maximizing Your MSP Webinar Date: November 7, 2011 Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Facilitators: Maria Rocker, Kristina Donley Schools often have questions on how their Model Schools Service can benefit their district. This webinar is designed to show participants different ways that your district could utilize the services offered through Model Schools to stretch budget dollars further and maintain strong support for district instructional staff in their efforts to integrate technology into their instruction.

Building Your District’s Social Media Presence Webinar Date: February 1, 2012

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Facilitators: Derek LaLonde, John-Henry Lane Social networking has become an everyday part of the lives of many people within our society. With social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter generating more traffic per day than search engine giants like Google, educators can no longer ignore the potential of such tools within an educational environment. This workshop will address the many different ways you can increase your districts social media presence. Although not product specific, we will address many of the different web tools that are available for your district to use.

Local Assessment Software Showcase Webinar Date: October 13, 2012

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Facilitators: Sheri Perry, Andrea Fontana Come and get acquainted with the RIC-supported local assessments for teacher and principal evaluation. We will be showcasing assessments that measure student learning, including Acuity, Terra Nova, Star Early Literacy, Star Math, and Star Reading.   Participants will receive an explanation of each product, specifically highlighting their benefits, technology tools, and data capabilities.

RtI Software Showcase Webinar Date: December 19, 2011 Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Facilitators: Sheri Perry, Allison Blackwell Is your district currently looking for products to help assist with RtI endeavors? Model Schools will be holding an awareness session on RtI products. Participants will learn about the following: • Benchmark and Progress Monitoring Assessments • Reading and Math Intervention Programs • AIS Edge, RTIm Direct student management programs Note: There will be no vendors at this session. It is an awareness session on products available to help with the RtI process. 13


Leadership University School of Data Driven Initiatives Driven By Data for Administrators: A Practical Guide to Improve Instruction Workshop Date: October 12, 2011 Date: December 7, 2011 Date: February 14, 2012 Date: February 28, 2012 Facilitators: Deb Duffy, Sheri Perry

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: MOBOCES Campus Conference Room Location: H.G. Sackett Center, Glenfield Location: Oneida BOCES Region Location: Herkimer BOCES Region

It is more important than ever that we develop and cultivate a culture of data-driven instructional practices in order to assure that our students are College and Career Ready. This workshop provides participants the opportunity to develop a Data-Driven Instructional template, including: goal setting, action plan development, and strategies for running effective data meetings, that you can use in order to make data-driven instruction a reality in your schools. In addition, we will provide you with some administrative instructional technology tools and ideas to reinforce your work in supporting data-driven instructional conversations in your district/schools.

Driven By Data for Teachers: A Practical Guide to Improve Instruction Workshop Date: November 30, 2011 Date: January 11, 2012 Date: February 6, 2012 Date: March 7, 2012 Facilitators: Deb Duffy, Sheri Perry

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Costello Transportation Center Location: JL BOCES Teacher Center Location: Oneida BOCES Region Location: Herkimer BOCES Region

It is more important than ever that we develop and cultivate a culture of data-driven instructional practices in order to assure that our students are College and Career Ready. This workshop will offer a facilitated look as you consider multiple types of data that you currently collect in your classroom. We will also discuss how to analyze student thinking, create appropriate re-teaching strategies for weak areas, and methods for facilitating effective data meetings with your instructional teams. In addition, we will provide you with some instructional technology tools and ideas to reinforce your work in supporting data-driven instructional conversations in your school.

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Leadership University School of Data Driven Initiatives The New Look of Cognos Reporting Webinar Date: December 2, 2011

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Facilitator: Melissa Moshetti Learn more about Cognos Reporting in support of the Regents Reform Agenda and Data-Driven Instructional conversations. We will discuss new reports that were developed for the 2011-2012 school year as well as the updates and modifications to data analysis reports, i.e. Benchmark/Gap, crosstab, etc., that you have found to be beneficial for your school/district.  You will have access to the Cognos account for this webinar.

How To: Cognos Reports to Excel Webinar Date: December 8, 2011 Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Facilitators: Melissa Moshetti, Kathy Kaufman This webinar will provide you with a step-by-step walk-through of how to convert your Cognos reports into Excel so you can perform additional data analysis specific to your building/district’s needs. You will also learn how to perform “sort” and “filtering” operations. Please Note: This webinar is best viewed using two computers: one for the webinar and one to login into Cognos and use Excel.

Regents Reports – ASAP! Webinar Date: November 17, 2011 Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Facilitators: Kathy Kaufman, Melissa Moshetti Join us for a look at our new Regents reporting solution! ASAP offers a variety of item analysis options by region, district, building, and teacher. Learn how to export and modify data reports to support data-driven conversations in your school. You will need access to the ASAP account for this webinar. 

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Leadership University School of Data Driven Initiatives Incorporating Technology into RtI Webinar Date: November 8, 2011 Workshop Date: January 10, 2012

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Costello Transportation Center

Facilitators: Sheri Perry, Pam Culbertson, Kathy Kaufman Response to Intervention is a multi-tier model that provides assistance for struggling learners to increasing levels of intensity. The model involves the use of research based instruction, universal screening, and progress monitoring, tiered-interventions and data-driven decision making. Effective 2012, all school districts in NYS will be required to have an RtI program in place for grades K-4 in the area of Reading. Many districts are currently implementing RtI at multiple grade levels. Technology can help districts with RtI assessment, data tracking and analysis and intervention. During this session, administrators, teachers, and technology coordinators will gain an awareness of how technology tools can assist them as they work to refine current RtI models.

Looking at Student Data Through a Virtual Lens Webinar Date: October 20, 2011

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Workshop Date: December 14, 2011 Time: 9:00am -3:00pm Facilitators: Andrea Fontana, Kristina Donley

Location: Costello Transportation Center

The value of using data to improve student learning and analyze a successful online program is critical. Join us as we look at the importance of data collection and reporting in an online environment. Interpreting a wide range of data and looking at patterns that reflects student achievement and performance will be addressed. We will also discuss developing a leadership team, goal-setting guidelines, and defining evaluation criteria through a virtual lens.

Tracking Student Performance: Uncomplicated Formative Assessment Webinar Date: October 6, 2011

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Workshop Date: December 6, 2011

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Herkimer BOCES Region

Facilitators: Sheri Perry, Andrea Fontana Data empowers educators to make information decisions. This workshop will focus on simple data collection and analysis techniques to promote better individualization of instruction. Understanding students needs allows for justin-time interventions and enrichment.

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Leadership University Online Professional Development Workshop Schedule: 2011-2012 School Year Please note: There is no cost to the district for up to 20 teachers taking these online workshops Districts can have up to 20 teachers participate in Online Professional Development throughout the school year through the Model Schools Service. The online workshops are tailored to contain approximately 5 hours worth of instruction which is the equivalent of a full-day workshop. School districts decide, on an individual basis, how their teachers are reimbursed, whether it be inservice credit, professional development hours, etc. To register for Online Professional Development, contact your district’s Site Administrator. October 11, 2011 - November 14, 2011

 November 21, 2011 - December 19, 2011

Internet Safety, Modules 1 & 2 21st Century Learning, Part A Enhancing Early Literacy with Technology Formative Assessment Learner Focused Techniques

Internet Safety, Modules 3 &4 21st Century Learning, Part B Middle/High School Science Vocabulary Engagement

January 9, 2012 - February 13, 2012

March 5, 2012 - April 2, 2012

Internet Safety, Modules 1 & 2 Middle/High School Math Understanding by Design Effective Communicator Writing

Internet Safety, Modules 3 &4 Middle Level Literacy Response to Intervention Differentiated Instruction: Elementary Math Differentiated Instruction: Secondary Level

April 9, 2012 - May 7, 2012 Enhancing Early Literacy with Technology Differentiated Instruction: Elementary Level Understanding by Design Project Based Learning Writing

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