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Content & Curriculum Information Upcoming Professional Development

January 15, 2014 Contact Lisa Dolce for more information

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The following opportunities are in the order in which they occur on the calendar. Houston Coop: Differentiating Instruction for Elementary Gifted Learners (DC/Update) LOCATION: FBISD, Administration Annex, 3119 Sweetwater Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479 (Auditorium) AUDIENCE: Teachers, K-5. CREDIT: Six (6) hours Differentiating Curriculum (initial/update) PRESENTER: Dr. Bertie Kingore REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 17, 2014 February 1, 2014 (8:30-4:00) Facilitator: Amy Ellingson, Pia Venegas http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=5152

4th Grade District Writing Scoring-Personal Narrative and Expository 4th Grade Writing Compositions will be scored this day using the STAAR Writing Rubric and Scoring Guide. February 4, 2014 (8:30-3:30) Facilitator: Maureen Ucles http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6961 5th Grade Science: Showcase Learn about upcoming content and alternative ways to teach the concepts. February 4, 2014 (3:30 – 5:30) Facilitator: Donald Burken http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6853 Kathy Richardson New to First Grade – Ten Frames Assessment First Grade Teachers who have not taken Kathy Richardson HiTen Frames Assessment Training are to attend this two day workshop. February 4, 2014 (3:30-6:30) Facilitator: Susan Saied http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=5552 Reading: What We’re Seeing, What We’re Doing Share-fest Look at the latest assessment data, discuss trends, and share what we are doing in our classrooms that work. Informal professional discussion format. K-5. All subjects welcome. MWE Library. February 4, 2014 (3:30-4:30) Facilitator: Kristin Simmons http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=7063


Blending Learning with Edmodo: Week 3 – Digital Citizenship, Quizzes, Communities and the Edmodo Store Part of the Blended Learning with Edmodo Network, this training with cover the student conduct, creating quizzes, teacher communities and the Edmodo Store. Participants MUST have an Edmodo account and be familiar with creating groups and posts, polls, assignments, etc. See Blended Learning with Edmodo: Week 1 on 1/21/2014 and Week 2 on 1/28/2014. For additional information on the Blend your Learning with Edmodo Network, please visit: http://edtech.springbranchisd.com For THIS training, PRIOR experience with Edmodo is required. February 4, 2014 (4:00-5:30) Facilitators: Karen Justl, Rosalba Santos http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6851

4th Grade District Writing Scoring-Personal Narrative and Expository 4th Grade Writing Compositions will be scored this day using the STAAR Writing Rubric and Scoring Guide. February 6, 2014 (8:30-3:30) Facilitator: Maureen Ucles http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6962 Kathy Richardson New to First Grade – Ten Frames Assessment First Grade Teachers who have not taken Kathy Richardson HiTen Frames Assessment Training are to attend this two day workshop. February 6, 2014 (3:30-6:30) Facilitator: Susan Saied http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=5553

Houston Coop: Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP)-Developing Investigative Research Processes for Gifted Students LOCATION: Lamar Consolidated ISD, George Junior High School, 4601 Airport Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471 (Auditorium) AUDIENCE: Teachers, k-8 CREDIT: Six (6) hours UPDATE credit PRESENTER: Caroline Samuel DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: January 24, 2014 SUBMIT CERTIFICATE to amy.ellingson@springbranchisd.com February 8, 2014 (8:30-3:30) Facilitator: Amy Ellingson, Pia Venegas http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6216

Personal Narrative and Expository Review Strategies Participants will learn how to include review strategies for the personal narrative and expository writing in 4th grade. February 11, 2014 (8:30-3:30) Facilitator: Maureen Ucles http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6966


Personal Narrative and Expository Review Strategies Participants will learn how to include review strategies for the personal narrative and expository writing in 4th grade. February 13, 2014 (8:30-3:30) Facilitator: Maureen Ucles http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6966

STAAR Reading Multigenre Review-Grades 3-5 Participants will review the STAAR Reading Genres and Questions. Participants will also learn strategies for review. February 18, 2014 (8:30-3:30) Facilitators: Maureen Ucles http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6965 5th Grade Science: Showcase Learn about upcoming content and alternative ways to teach the concepts. February 18, 2014 (3:30-5:30) Facilitator: Donald Burken http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6854

Abydos/NJWPT Annual Conference This is one of the best literacy conferences available for educators to attend. You MUST have principal approval to attend this conference as a substitute and funding is required. The conference will be in San Antonio, Texas this year. Check with Alana Morris or Bruce Goodner for details. February 20-23, 2014 Facilitators: Bruce Goodner, Alana Morris http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6970

Two Dual Language with Dr. Sandra Mercuri Dr. Sandra Mercuri will share information on relevant, authentic and meaningful dual language topics February 21, 2104 (8:30-3:30) Facilitators: Omaly Sandoval, Sarah Salas http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=5570 Blending Learning with Edmodo: Week 4 – Mobile Device Access, Badging and Best Practices Part of the Blended Learning with Edmodo Network, this training will look at accessing Edmodo from mobile devices, badging, and best practices. Participants MUST have an Edmodo account and be familiar with creating groups and posts. See Blended Learning with Edmodo: Week 1 on 1/21/2014 For additional information on the Blend your Learning with Edmodo Network, please visit: http://edtech.springbranchisd.com For THIS training, PRIOR experience with Edmodo is required. February 25, 2014 (4:00-5:30) Facilitator: Karen Justl, Rosalba Santos http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=6852 5th Grade Bridging to STAAR/4th Nine Weeks Curriculum February 27, 2014 (3:30-5:30) Facilitator: Donald Burken http://eduphoria.springbranchisd.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=4880


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