PD for Teachers and Staff

Continue to Learn from Home!

April 21, 2020 (3)

Hello RPS!


Professional Development resources and Articles for Teachers and Staff are provided in this newsletter.


I will provide current articles and online PD opportunities for you every few weeks through this newsletter. It will also be posted on the RPS website under "Staff COVID-19 Resources".


Scroll down and find something that interests you. There is something for everyone!


Take care and stay healthy!


Colleen

Short video “When it’s Over”

It is adorable!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-Mm9KbtYfE


Articles for Everyone

The Lessons That Last in the Time of Pandemic

https://fordhaminstitute.org/national/commentary/lessons-last-time-pandemic


Teachers Are Anxious and Overwhelmed. They Need SEL Now More Than Ever.

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2020-04-07-teachers-are-anxious-and-overwhelmed-they-need-sel-now-more-than-ever


3 Tips for Humanizing Digital Pedagogy

https://www.edutopia.org/article/3-tips-humanizing-digital-pedagogy


“Flip the Script on Change: Experience Shapes Teachers’ Attitudes and Beliefs”

https://learningforward.org/journal/beyond-the-basics/flip-the-script-on-change/


“Teaching Without Fear: Psychological Safety Can Alter the Professional Learning

Landscape”

https://learningforward.org/journal/beyond-the-basics/teaching-without-fear/


The Power of Protocols for Equity

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/apr20/vol77/num07/The-Power-of-Protocols-for-Equity.aspx


***JUST FOR FUN!***


Fun for your own kids while at home! (Scroll down to videos.)

Draw Every Day with JJK


***DayCare***


Marisa Baldesarre has provided

PD Opportunities for DayCare Workers


***History - Social Studies***


History/Social Studies Resource (Karen MacKinnon) MS & HS

Smithsonian Magazine


TIME for Kids Now Provides Free Digital Library (Karen MacKinnon)

TIME for Kids


***iReady video to help Parents***


How to access iReady from home for students and parents (Karen MacKinnon)

iReady Informational Video for Parents by Karen MacKinnon


***Science***


Science activities pair a short video with an idea for an active investigation (Lisa Ryan)

K-4 Science Ideas for at Home Learning


***Math***


Bridges Mathematics - Number Corner Videos by Grade-level (Tim McAndrew)

Kindergarten (in classroom)

Grade 1 (remote learning)

Grade 2 (remote learning)

Grade 3 (remote learning)

Grade 4 (in classroom)

Grade 5 (in classroom)

Math Learning Center (has some videos as well)


***Google Meet***


Here are some best practices for using Google Meet. Here are a couple of the best video links to share with your teachers and staff: (Lisa Ryan)



April 3, 2020 (2)


A brief video: It is sure to make you smile!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miPYLJI247g


ALL THAT IS ZOOM


Upcoming Zoom Webinars (register through the link below)

https://www.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Qkc7KpkNSFOdlTwpZkGFlQ?zcid=1664&zcid=1642


Resources for using Zoom


Best Practices for Securing Your Virtual Classroom

https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/03/27/best-practices-for-securing-your-virtual-classroom/


Scheduling a Meeting that Requires Registration

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/211579443-Registration-for-Meetings?zcid=1231


Authentication Profiles for Meetings and Webinars

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360037117472-Authentication-Profiles-for-Meetings-and-Webinars?zcid=1231


How to use Waiting Rooms to Manage Office Hours & Drop-In Visitor Times

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntaT7KEcids&feature=youtu.be


Managing Participants in a Meeting

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115005759423?zcid=1231


Using Annotation Tools on a Shared Screen or Whiteboard

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115005706806?zcid=1231


Controlling and Disabling In-Meeting Chat

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115004809306-Controlling-and-Disabling-In-Meeting-Chat?zcid=1231


Host and Co-Host Controls in a Meeting

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362603-Host-and-Co-Host-Controls-in-a-Meeting?zcid=1231


Attendee On Hold

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362813-Attendee-On-Hold?zcid=1231




March 27, 2020 (1)


Articles and Online Resources

***FOR ALL***


"The Discomfort You're Feeling is Grief"

Harvard Business Review

https://hbr.org/2020/03/that-discomfort-youre-feeling-is-grief



***FOR CLERICAL***


"Office 365 Training Center"

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/outlook-training-8a5b816d-9052-4190-a5eb-494512343cca?wt.mc_id=otc_home


"All Things Google"

https://support.google.com/



***FOR TEACHERS***


"Powerful Learning is all about Retrieval"

Education Update

https://bit.ly/2WK61po


"If You Learn A, Will You Be Better Able to Learn B?"

A Union of Professionals

https://www.aft.org/ae/spring2020/debruyckere_kirschner_hulshof


"If You're Going to Write About Science of Reading, Get Your Science Right"

Daniel Willingham-Science & Education

If You're Going to Write About Science of Reading, Get Your Science Right


"Keys to Literacy"

From Karen MacKinnon

https://keystoliteracy.com/free-resources/


"Guided Reading"

From Karen MacKinnon

https://myokapi.com/education/literacy-voices/category/guided-reading/guided-reading-videos/


"Google Certified Educator" (Level 1)

From Karen MacKinnon

https://teachercenter.withgoogle.com/certification_level1


"Google Certified Educator" (Level 2)

From Karen MacKinnon

https://teachercenter.withgoogle.com/certification_level2


"Mystery Science"

From Lisa Ryan

https://mysteryscience.com/getting-started


"Bridges in Mathematics" (View the Curriculum)

From Tim McAndrew

https://bridges.mathlearningcenter.org/#



***For Paraprofessionals***

From Linda Maniglia

"10 Behavior Management Strategies for Educational Assistants & Paraprofessionals"

CPI

https://www.crisisprevention.com/Blog/paraprofessionals



***FOR DAYCARE WORKERS***

from Janet Tait


3/30 - Love Languages from 7-8 pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/101129148004

4/1 - Not Very OK At All (Self-Care - the same one as this week) from 7-8 pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/101130790918

4/2 - Tools for Calming Children from 2-3 pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/101146517958

4/3 - Trauma and Young Children from 9:30-10:30 am

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/101147085656

I also have webinars that cost $30 for a 2-hour workshop. The link is below!

https://meggthompson.com/professional-development-webinars/