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Blended Learning for Math Intervention Online Course OpensWorkshop6/6/2021All Day OnlineDownload ICSRegister Here  
Speeding Up SPED Paperwork Online Course BeginsWorkshop6/6/2021All Day OnlineDownload ICSRegister Here  
Online Literacy Tools for Content Areas Course BeginsWorkshop6/6/2021All Day OnlineDownload ICSRegister Here  
Online Tools for Comprehension Intervention Course BeginsWorkshop6/6/2021All Day OnlineDownload ICSRegister Here  
Self-Regulation: You Can Get Them There Online Course BeginsWorkshop6/7/2021All Day OnlineDownload ICSRegister Here  
Online Literacy Tools for ELA Online Course BeginsWorkshop6/7/2021All Day OnlineDownload ICSRegister Here  
Spring Cleaning for Google Drive and eMail Online Course BeginsWorkshop6/7/2021All Day OnlineDownload ICSRegister Here  
An Introduction to Restorative PracticesWorkshop6/8/202112:00 pm OnlineDownload ICSRegister Here  
9:30 a.m. R8 Executive BoardMeeting6/11/2021All DayDownload ICS   
Workshop
Blended Learning for Math Intervention Online Course Opens

A course through Google Classroom.

There will be about 1 hour's worth of work each week.

Blended Learning for math intervention will help you realize how you can free yourself up
to do what you what you are most needed to do - help students learn! Through this course
you will discover different ways to set up your class with blended learning and
when/why each one may be a fit for you and your students. You will see blended learning
in action, get copies of Kara's resources, and have time to begin designing your blended learning math class.  Throughout the learning, Kara will demonstrate and have you participate in learning a host of No Tech and Technology resources (mostly FREE/few low cost) to help you create the best blended learning plan for you and your students!

Date
6/6/2021
Location
Online
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Speeding Up SPED Paperwork Online Course Begins

An online course through Google Classroom,  there will be about 1-2 hours per week of work.

 

We need to embrace practices for Progress Monitoring that allow us to collect good data both in person and remotely.  This course will focus on using pictures, audio and video to capture progress and put it together in ways that are accessible to teachers, students, parents, and administrators.  There will be many examples of how to collect data for reporting progress on IEP goals

Date
6/6/2021
Location
Online
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Online Literacy Tools for Content Areas Course Begins

A course through Google Classroom. There will be
about 1 hour's worth of work each week.

Kara will be sharing FREE and FREEmium tools in this course (Hint: the free is all you need). You will explore each website to understand all it offers for differentiation and learning tools as well as the text types, levels, etc.  We will dive into online sources for nonfiction texts, current events, a resource that makes ANY online source interactive, and several tools to help students access your course content in online formats that make them easier to understand while ensuring comprehension of needed concepts is not sacrificed.

Date
6/6/2021
Location
Online
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Online Tools for Comprehension Intervention Course Begins

A course through Google Classroom.

There will be about 1 hour's worth of work each week.

Kara will be sharing FREE and FREEmium tools in this course (Hint: the free is all you need). Kara receives no compensation from any of these companies to share their
tools. She shares what she knows works because she has used them in her own
classroom. You will leave this course understanding how to use at least 8 online tools to help students comprehend what they read. This course will save you time trying to figure
out which tools are best for which needs and keep you from spending time vetting
the host of online tools that are available. Kara has tried out each tool she is sharing
and KNOWS they work if used with fidelity.

Date
6/6/2021
Location
Online
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Self-Regulation: You Can Get Them There Online Course Begins

An online course through Google Classroom.

There will be about 1 hour's worth of work each week.

Anxiety, lack of confidence, ADHD,and frustration are four common
sources that can trigger a student to become unregulated. Self-regulation
is a critical skill for young people to master, but teaching it can seem
overwhelming. Join this course to learn tried and true strategies that
help students learn to regulate their emotions and behaviors. Just like
teaching anything, teaching self regulation skills requires explicit
instruction, scaffolding, and several methods to choose from. Free and
low-cost ways to build a bank of activities for students will be shared.

Date
6/7/2021
Location
Online
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Online Literacy Tools for ELA Online Course Begins

A  course through Google Classroom.

There will be about 1 hour's worth of work each week.

Teachers need to save time without sacrificing quality. Students need to
become skilled at interacting with digital texts because they use them most
frequently in their day to day lives and most standardized tests are digital.
Participants will learn several platforms they can utilize for fiction and nonfiction
texts, current events, independent reading, and intervention. Questions,
images, notes, videos, etc. can be embedded within the texts. Students can
annotate, answer questions, and request help privately. Real time data can be
viewed for formative assessment purposes. Join this course to find out how
these digital text sources can prepare your students to comprehend while
saving you time and providing you with quality data.

Date
6/7/2021
Location
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Spring Cleaning for Google Drive and eMail Online Course Begins
Date
6/7/2021
Location
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Workshop
An Introduction to Restorative Practices

What can you expect in this 3.5-hour virtual training? We will…

·         explore the philosophy and guiding principles of Restorative Practices.

·         compare restorative and traditional approaches to school discipline and examine how Restorative Practices align with the IDOE’s Social-Emotional Learning competencies and the Multi-Tiered System of Support.

·         learn how to implement the practices in a classroom and districtwide.

·         analyze local data to guide the implementation process.

·         participate in community circles and a reflection exercise that yield specific next steps for adapting policies and launching Restorative Practices.

Date & Time
6/8/2021 12:00pm - 3:30pm
Location
Online
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Meeting
9:30 a.m. R8 Executive Board
Date
6/11/2021
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