Teacher Professional Development

FALL 2019 MATH STRATEGY AND INTERVENTION PROFESSIONAL LEARNING Math Intervention PD Fall 2019

TouchMath Intervention

Learn everything you need to know about the TouchMath Program in one day and get a firsthand look at the unique, multi-sensory approach to math. We will supply all the materials needed for a hands-on, interactive learning experience. You’ll even be able to download free TouchMath Activity Sheets so you can get started right away! The training will cover addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. TouchMath Intervention kits are not provided by the district. Available for registration in MyLearningPlan.  This training is worth 8 inservice points and counts toward the ESE Renewal Requirement.  NEXT OFFERING: SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 @ MIRROR LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. Registration in LAB opens 8/6/19. Course #: 39118804.

Building Math Proficiency

This 2 day face-to-face module in addition to continuing online follow-up is designed to introduce participants to the 5 strands of Mathematics Proficiency per the National Research Council and how explicit instruction in these areas will help our struggling learners.  Participants will also be able to assess fluency with multiple authentic methods in addition to teaching problem solving strategies to assist struggling learners. Register in MyLearningPlan, course title: “Math Proficiency in Struggling Learners.”  This course is worth 16 inservice points and counts toward the ESE renewal requirement.  This course if offered separately for Elementary and Secondary Math teachers. NEXT OFFERINGS:
ELEMENTARY TEACHERS – OCTOBER 29-30, 2019 @ARTHUR ASHE CAMPUS.
SECONDARY TEACHERS – DECEMBER 5 & 12, 2019 @ARTHUR ASHE CAMPUS. Registration in LAB opens 8/6/19. COURSE #: 39122905

TouchMath Train-the-Trainer

This two-day professional learning opportunity will provide participants with the instructional philosophy of the TouchMath intervention program to address computational skills from addition to fractions. Adult learning techniques for delivering a quality PD experience will also be covered as participants will leave prepared to provide a one-day TouchMath training themselves. This course is worth 16 inservice points and counts toward the ESE renewal requirement.  This course if typically offered once yearly. EMAIL NAOMI CHURCH IF YOU NEED THIS COURSE.

Ready Florida Mathematics Intervention

This three-hour professional learning opportunity will provide participants with the instructional philosophy of the Ready Florida Mathematics Intervention print program as well as how to implement the program with struggling learners. This course is worth 4 inservice points and counts toward the ESE renewal requirement. NEXT OFFERING: OCTOBER 10, 2019 12:30-3:30PM @ ARTHUR ASHE. Registration in LAB opens 8/6/19. Course #: 39123282.

Number Sense Interventions

This one-day face-to-face professional learning focuses implementation of Number Sense Interventions. Participants will learn what number sense is and where it is located in the state standards. Number Sense Interventions targets key number sense competencies through explicit instruction for understanding. Activities build on each other, providing scaffolding to help children learn important mathematical relationships that are necessary for transfer to more advanced mathematical tasks. This course is worth 8 inservice points and counts toward the ESE renewal requirement. NEXT OFFERING: NOVEMBER 5, 2019 @ ARTHUR ASHE CAMPUS. Registration in LAB opens 8/6/19. Course #: 39124134.

Supporting SWD (Students with Disabilities) in Gen Ed

This one-day professional learning opportunity focuses on giving general education teachers strategies for working with students of varying abilities within their classrooms. Universal Design for Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Growth Mindset and the various eligibilities will be covered. This course is worth 8 inservice points and counts toward the ESE renewal requirement.  NO MORE OFFERINGS AT THIS TIME.

Supporting Students Using UDL Principles for District Staff

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is based on a theory that any tool, asset, or scaffold which has been shown to benefit some learners should be standard tool available to ALL learners. By presuming differences in student background knowledge, learning styles, and cognitive strengths, and then resourcing their classroom with a complete tool set of supports, educators establish an environment that is presumptively inclusive. This session will bridge the UDL theory with practical implementation strategies for modeling UDL in professional learning and support. This course is worth 4 inservice points and DOES NOT count toward the ESE renewal requirement. NEXT OFFERINGS: MAY 29, 2019 9:00AM-12:00PM OR AUGUST 28, 2019 12:00-3:00PM.  REGISTRATION IN LAB. COURSE #: 39122953. UDL District Flyer 2019

Making Reading Instruction Explicit (for Students with Persistent Reading Difficulties)

Participants will learn ways to increase the explicitness and intensity of reading instruction to be responsive to students’ needs. Research is clear that differentiated lessons, using explicit instruction and increased intensity, are essential for K-12 students experiencing persistent and significant difficulties in reading. This course is worth 20 inservice points and fulfills the ESE renewal requirement. Available for registration in LAB. NEXT OFFERINGS: SEPTEMBER 19-20, 2019 OR NOVEMBER 20-21, 2019. REGISTRATION IN LAB OPENS 8/6/19. 

Core Curriculum Solutions for Students on Access Points (Attainment)

Attainment’s Core Curriculum Solutions feature rigorous, scientifically-based programs specifically designed for students being instructed on Access Points. Teachers will leave with all materials needed for instruction in English Language Arts, Math, and Science along with Access Point alignment charts. Core Curriculum Solutions is based upon systematic instruction with a shared organizational structure. It provides scripted lessons to decrease teacher prep and increase teacher fidelity. The ongoing assessments capture data and document student achievement. The sequences of learning are educationally sound and developmentally appropriate. This course is worth 8 inservice points and counts toward the ESE renewal requirement. This training is only for InD Special Program Teachers, SVE Teachers, district staff and coaches. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR CURRICULUM PROGRAM SPECIALIST IF YOU NEED THIS TRAINING. 

Facilitated IEP

This course is worth 16 inservice points and DOES NOT count toward the ESE renewal requirement. This training is only for ESE Specialists/ LEAs.   NEXT OFFERINGS: SEPTEMBER 3-4, 2019 OR OCTOBER 23-24, 2019. REGISTRATION AVAILABLE VIA YOUR COMPLIANCE PROGRAM SPECIALIST ONLY.