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We Learn About ILEARN Math 3-5Workshop11/1/2018All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
We Learn About ILEARN Math 6-8Workshop11/2/2018All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
ILearn Ready: Planning Today for Tomorrow's RigorWorkshop11/7/2018All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
CANCELLED-Leading With A Formative Mindset-Day 1Workshop11/9/2018All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Google Suite for Beginners Workshop Day 1Workshop11/15/2018All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Extraordinary Outcomes for Exceptional LearnersWorkshop11/15/2018All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
CANCELLED - Food Service Directors MeetingMeeting11/15/20189:00 am 1027 W. Rudisill Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46807Download ICS   
Region 8 Curriculum CouncilMeeting11/16/201811:30 am Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here  
CANCELLED-Leveraging ESSA: Building Supports for All StudentsWorkshop11/28/2018All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
CANCELLED-Formative Grading: Using Quality Success Criteria to Drive LearningWorkshop11/29/2018All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
CANCELLED-Leading With A Formative Mindset-Day 2Workshop11/30/2018All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Global Exploration, Conquest and Imperialism: A Workshop for 6-12 Social Studies TeachersWorkshop11/30/2018All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Workshop
We Learn About ILEARN Math 3-5

The purpose of this workshop is to help educators understand and prepare for the new ILEARN state math assessment scheduled for April-May of 2019. The Department of Education (DOE) has provided very helpful resources for students, parents, and teachers to achieve this goal.

 

The objectives of the workshop are to:

·         learn about the connections among content standards, process standards, depth of knowledge levels (DOK) and problem solving strategies.

·         learn how to evaluate the (DOK) level for math problems and/or activities.

·         learn how to use new resources provided by the DOE linked to the new ILEARN state math assessment for 2018-19.

·         learn how to use other classroom-ready math resources aligned to the new ILEARN state math assessment for school year 2018-19.

·         create a new math curriculum map (calendar) based upon the 2014 Indiana Academic Standards with a particular focus on “Super Standards.”

·         work in grade-level teams to create DOK math problems and/or performance tasks at level 3.

·         work in grade-level teams to create bell ringer activities or math problems aligned to the “Super Standards.”

 

About our presenter: Bob Trammel is a math consultant who previously worked as an elementary math curriculum specialist with Fort Wayne Community Schools.  His workshops are interactive, engaging and greatly appreciated by math teachers at all levels!

Date
11/1/2018
Location
Region 8 ESC
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We Learn About ILEARN Math 6-8

The purpose of this workshop is to help educators understand and prepare for the new ILEARN state math assessment scheduled for April-May of 2019. The Department of Education (DOE) has provided very helpful resources for students, parents, and teachers to achieve this goal.

 

The objectives of the workshop are to:

·         learn about the connections among content standards, process standards, depth of knowledge levels (DOK) and problem solving strategies.

·         learn how to evaluate the (DOK) level for math problems and/or activities.

·         learn how to use new resources provided by the DOE linked to the new ILEARN state math assessment for 2018-19.

·         learn how to use other classroom-ready math resources aligned to the new ILEARN state math assessment for school year 2018-19.

·         create a new math curriculum map (calendar) based upon the 2014 Indiana Academic Standards with a particular focus on “Super Standards.”

·         work in grade-level teams to create DOK math problems and/or performance tasks at level 3.

·         work in grade-level teams to create bell ringer activities or math problems aligned to the “Super Standards.”

 

About our presenter: Bob Trammel is a math consultant who previously worked as an elementary math curriculum specialist with Fort Wayne Community Schools.  His workshops are interactive, engaging and greatly appreciated by math teachers at all levels!

Date
11/2/2018
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Workshop
ILearn Ready: Planning Today for Tomorrow's Rigor

Is your district, school, and
classrooms ready for the new
ILearn assessment for the 18-19
school year?
Come join EdgED Consulting to
learn the latest details about
Indiana's new computer
adaptive assessment. Discover
how to develop curriculum and
assessment tools to ensure your
students are prepared.
Participants will leave with
strategies, develop materials,
and be ready to align their
curriculum and instruction to
the expectations of ILearn.
This professional development
is intended for district and
school leaders, teachers, and
instructional coaches.

Date
11/7/2018
Location
Region 8 ESC
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CANCELLED-Leading With A Formative Mindset-Day 1

This interactive and engaging leadership focused 2-day workshop will will support leaders at all levels in deepening their understanding of how to embed adult clarity as the plan for any development and support provided to teachers in meeting targeted objectives. Participants will develop a deep understanding of the importance of developing targets, success criteria, and learning progressions for their teachers when planning for and executing professional learning initiatives. These will then help drive decisive actions around  professional development to greatlyimpact student learning.

Participants will be provided with quality examples within the Developing a Formative Mindset® framework that offers an entry point into using the strategies learned in the session. Leaders will leave with the necessary tools and planning elements to ensure that adult clarity is at the forefront of supporting teacher development.

Objectives: Participants will…

•   Learn how to use teacher clarity to support adult learning in meeting targeted objective

•   Understand how to utilize a framework that ensures adult clarity is present in development, implementation and monitoring of targeted objectives

•   Develop an action for planning and executing professional development / learning in their school or district with a clear focus for adult learners

 

About Our Presenter

Dave is the founder and owner of NZJ Learning (INC), but he is also an author/consultant for Corwin Professional Learning, and therefore has been certified by some of the most influential thought leaders from around the world, including Professor John Hattie (Visible Learning), Larry Ainsworth (Common Formative Assessments 2.0), and Russ Quaglia (Student Voice and Aspirations).  Dave's most recent book is Effective Grading Practice for Secondary Teachers.  To learn more about Dave, check out his website davenagel.com 

 

Date
11/9/2018
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Workshop
Google Suite for Beginners Workshop Day 1

Google Suite for Beginners:

A Close Look at 5 Google Tools to Help You Become a Techier Teacher

 

Register for 1 or 2 days of training!

Day 1: 

- Discuss current frustrations with G Suite Tools to help you set an intention for the workshop

- Set goals for yourself to reach by the end of Day 1

- Create and understand your Gmail account

- Create a PLN with other attendees using Google Sheets

- Set yourself up for success by understanding the basics of Google Drive and how to share and collaborate on documents 

- Practice sharing and collaborating on Google Slides

- Collaborate on ways that we can use these tools to simplify your teaching life

- Organize your Google Drive in a way that makes sense to you

 

Day 2: 

- Review what was discussed/learned on Day 1

- Review Goals set for Day 2/Adjust goals/Set intention for Day 2

- Practice creating and collaborating using google Slides, Docs, Forms, and Sheets

- Create daily routines, lessons, and/or units of study using these tools

- Organize your creations so that you can continue improving

- Share your creations with others

- Learn what you can do to become a Google Certified Educator

- Reflect on how far you have come, set yourself up for success after you leave this workshop

- Set goals for after workshop has ended

 

About Our Presenter

Amber was an elementary public school teacher for 11 years. In her eighth year, she began teaching in a 1:1 district with no previous experience with 1:1 technology. Though it was new to her, she embraced technology as a window to the world for her students and a way to connect with other educators from across the globe. She is now a Google Certified Trainer, Innovator, Seesaw Ambassador, and Future Design School Local Activator. Amber is also the founder of www.burnedinteacher.com and owner of Burned-In EdTech Consulting and Teacher Coaching. She is passionate about public education, technology as a tool for transformation in the classroom, and helping teachers to take themselves from burned-out to FIRED UP! She specializes in technology integration in the K-2 classroom and in supporting educators with the tools they need to be successful in whatever endeavors they want to pursue.

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Date
11/15/2018
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Extraordinary Outcomes for Exceptional Learners

Design a skills acquisition journey from Content Connectors to assistive technology to help you and your students ascend to the summit of educational outcomes.

Date
11/15/2018
Location
Region 8 ESC
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CANCELLED - Food Service Directors Meeting

Meeting for Thursday, November 15th is cancelled due to weather conditions.  A makeup date will be identified and communicated to members. 

Date & Time
11/15/2018 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location
1027 W. Rudisill Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46807
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Region 8 Curriculum Council
Date & Time
11/16/2018 11:30am - 2:00pm
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Workshop
CANCELLED-Leveraging ESSA: Building Supports for All Students

ESSA is right around the
corner.
Is your school/district ESSA
ready?
Come join EdgED Consulting to
learn the in's and out's of the
accountability system required
by ESSA. Learn strategic
strategies to ensure that your
system will be able to meet the
requirements that will impact
report card letter grades.
Participants will leave with tools
to fully implement the new ESSA
accountability requirements
system-wide. This professional
development is intended for
district and school level leaders.

Date
11/28/2018
Location
Region 8 ESC
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CANCELLED-Formative Grading: Using Quality Success Criteria to Drive Learning

Many classroom grading practices often impede the impact formative assessment practices can have on student learning outcomes. This engaging and interactive 1-day workshop session will guide participants in hands on practitioner centered learning experiences to support their understanding of how to embed quality formative assessment actions into their classrooms and schools in an authentic and practical manner. Participants will also learn how to align formative assessment actions with effective grading actions that are evidence based, practical, and increase student learning as as resilience.

 

Attendees with learn how to utilize the Developing a Formative Mindset® framework specially related to teacher-clarity in their schools and classrooms to ensure school and classroom-grading actions equip teachers in becoming more responsive to student needs and support teacher and student learning.

 

  Participant outcomes:

 

·         Learn how to focus teacher grading actions that promote consistent use of formative assessment practices to drive instructional decisions

  ·         Understand the importance developing clear success criteria; both process and product for students to monitor their learning and align to grading actions

  ·         Develop strategies to promote student deliberate practice related to feedback and classroom grading practices

  ·         Learn how to support students in setting challenging and measurable goals that align to class standards / objectives and success criteria aligned to grades

Date
11/29/2018
Location
Region 8 ESC
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CANCELLED-Leading With A Formative Mindset-Day 2

This interactive and engaging leadership focused 2-day workshop will will support leaders at all levels in deepening their understanding of how to embed adult clarity as the plan for any development and support provided to teachers in meeting targeted objectives. Participants will develop a deep understanding of the importance of developing targets, success criteria, and learning progressions for their teachers when planning for and executing professional learning initiatives. These will then help drive decisive actions around  professional development to greatlyimpact student learning.

Participants will be provided with quality examples within the Developing a Formative Mindset® framework that offers an entry point into using the strategies learned in the session. Leaders will leave with the necessary tools and planning elements to ensure that adult clarity is at the forefront of supporting teacher development.

Objectives: Participants will…

•   Learn how to use teacher clarity to support adult learning in meeting targeted objective

•   Understand how to utilize a framework that ensures adult clarity is present in development, implementation and monitoring of targeted objectives

•   Develop an action for planning and executing professional development / learning in their school or district with a clear focus for adult learners

 

About Our Presenter

Dave is the founder and owner of NZJ Learning (INC), but he is also an author/consultant for Corwin Professional Learning, and therefore has been certified by some of the most influential thought leaders from around the world, including Professor John Hattie (Visible Learning), Larry Ainsworth (Common Formative Assessments 2.0), and Russ Quaglia (Student Voice and Aspirations).  Dave's most recent book is Effective Grading Practice for Secondary Teachers.  To learn more about Dave, check out his website davenagel.com 

 

Date
11/30/2018
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Global Exploration, Conquest and Imperialism: A Workshop for 6-12 Social Studies Teachers

Indiana University’s P-16 Center for Research and Collaboration is partnering with Title VI Area Studies Centers on this exciting professional development opportunity for middle and high school social studies teachers.

 

In this FREE workshop, subject-matter specialists from IU-Bloomington’s Title VI Area Studies

Centers will present content related to the theme of Global Exploration, Conquest, and Imperialism.  The presentations will connect the theme with Social Studies Standards for Civics and Government, World History, and Geography. A teaching methods specialist will provide creative teaching ideas for your social studies course.  

 

Highlights of the Workshop

•      Hear experts on Russia/Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Central/Inner Asia, East Asia.

•      Learn research-based instructional practices.

•      Come away with solid content knowledge and classroom-tested techniques.

•      Use resources developed by IU's nationally recognized area studies faculty.

•      Focus on Global Exploration, Conquest, and Imperialism theme across the Social Studies Standards

•      Professional Growth Points are available for this workshop.  We will cover the cost of a substitute for teachers who attend.  Lunch is included in the FREE workshop.

Date
11/30/2018
Location
Region 8 ESC
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