Teacher Professional Development

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: Online Option now available!  TouchMath Online Flyer 1118 Registration in MLP, course begins 11/1/18.

Next Face-to-face option: FEBRUARY 2019 – DETAILS AVAILABLE SOON 

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 OFFERING FOR SECONDARY TEACHERS: DECEMBER 4 & 11, 2018 @ARTHUR ASHE CAMPUS. REGISTRATION OPENS IN MLP AUGUST 8, 2018. 

ELEMENTARY TEACHERS: OCTOBER 9-10, 2018 @ARTHUR ASHE CAMPUS. REGISTRATION OPENS IN MLP AUGUST 8, 2018. 

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. Train the Trainer TouchMath Flyer 1118  NEXT OFFERING: NOVEMBER 13-14, 2018 @ARTHUR ASHE CAMPUS. Registration available in MLP.

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: JANUARY 17, 2018 @ ARTHUR ASHE CAMPUS. REGISTRATION OPEN IN MLP. READY MAFS Flyer 2019

 

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. To register click here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=y7Ws7nBTWEOpaqN4PJXUIhqQ5MSRd_JOqscpLtlmtcJUNEw1MkxHWkFNNjNEQ1gxTlJPVDNRSjNERy4u NEXT OFFERING: JANUARY 2019 – DETAILS AVAILABLE SOON.

 

Strategic Instruction Model (SIM) Math Series

This two-day face-to-face professional learning focuses on implementation of the SIM Math Series. The primary purpose of the Strategic Math Series is to provide at-risk students with the skills needed to solve basic math problems, plus a foundation for solving more advances problems in the future. This series address place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. This course is worth 16 inservice points and counts toward the ESE renewal requirement. COMING SOON.

 

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. Available for registration in MyLearningPlan. NEXT OFFERINGS: FRIDAY OCTOBER 19, 2018 (PLANNING DAY) @ ARTHUR ASHE CAMPUS OR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018 @ ROCK ISLAND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER (RIPDC). REGISTRATION OPEN IN MLP. Supporting SWD in Gen Ed 1118

Supporting Students Using UDL Principles

Paraprofessionals and teachers will be able to understand the principles of Growth Mindset and Universal Design for Learning to support classroom instruction. This course is worth 4 inservice points and DOES NOT count toward the ESE renewal requirement. This training is specifically geared toward Educational Support Personnel (ESPs).NEXT OFFERING: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018 @ MAPLEWOOD ELEMENTARY or THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2019 @ INDIAN RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL. REGISTRATION IN MLP. ESP Training Flyer 2018-2019

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 MyLearningPlan. NEXT OFFERING: OCTOBER 23-24, 2018. REGISTRATION OPEN IN MLP. – THIS COURSE IS FULL.  NEXT OFFERING WILL BE SPRING 2019.

 

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.  NEXT OFFERING FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2018 @ ARTHUR ASHE CAMPUS.  REGISTER VIA YOUR CURRICULUM PROGRAM SPECIALIST.  MS Core Curriculum Flyer

 

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. Contact your Compliance Program Specialist if you are an ESE Specialist and need this training.  NEXT OFFERING: OCTOBER 30-31, 2018. 18_19 Facilitated IEP Training Flyer