April Professional Development
Phonics Activities for Virtual Learning
For Grades K-3April 14, 2020
9am to 11am CST
This seminar will focus on strategies and activities for decoding and encoding that can be done with students virtually. Learn ways to deliver explicit phonics and spelling instruction, as well as ways to use decodable texts and games to strengthen your students' reading and spelling proficiency. Kelly Harmon will also showcase children's books that promote learning of word patterns and poems that promote the learning of syllable patterns. This seminar will also give writing activities to practice spelling and encoding. Walk away with with ideas for planning virtual mini lessons for word work. Resources are included in the seminar fee. 2 Hours of professional development will be earned. Space is limited. Register online below.
Math Problem Solving During Math Virtual Instruction
For Grades K-5April 16, 2020
9am to 11am CST
Help your students become word problem wizards-even when two or more steps are involved! In this session, you’ll learn the steps to help students more efficiently process and solve word problems. Help your students easily understand the problems and select efficient problem-solving strategies. Learn ways to work with your students in guided math groups virtually. Educators will learn types of word problems and explore 8 problem solving strategies using developmentally appropriate problems. 2 Hours of professional development will be earned. Space is limited. Register online below.
Making Virtual Reading & Writing Meaningful for Secondary Learners
April 24, 2020
1pm to 3pm CST
Join Randi Anderson, exploring ideas on how to make virtual learning applicable and interesting to ELAR secondary students. Learn ways to get students engaged in reading and responding to authentic texts. Learn how to hold classroom discussions that promote enrichment. Deepen students' level of thinking by learning techniques that promote analysis thinking. Challenge students to write in authentic ways. Educators will walk away with ideas for how to make virtually learning meaningful and differentiated. Resources will be shared that students can use at home. 2 Hours of professional development will be earned. Space is limited. Register online below.
About The Presenters
Randi Anderson is an elementary educator, blogger, and staff developer with 10 years of experience in the field. She taught third and fourth grade in title I schools in the DFW area. Before entering the classroom, Randi studied early childhood education and English as a second language at The University of Texas at Austin. She has a strong passion for making reading and writing authentic and engaging for her students.
"I was not expecting to get this MUCH from an online seminar and have to be honest that I was dreading today. But I took pages of notes FULL of ideas. I'm leaving with a very full brain (in a good way). I loved Kelly's enthusiasm and personal touches." - Nicole, NH
"This was so helpful and Kelly was amazing! She kept us engaged. She gave us lots of great resources I can use with my students virtually. I am so happy I had the opportunity to attend this virtual training and am impressed with ease of the webinar. You did a wonderful job with technology." - Kristin, Manchester
"It was great! There were lots of take aways that can be implemented immediately, Liked being able to grow and learn in the comfort of my home." -Yvonne, TX
"It truly was a wonderful training packed with effective approaches that supports my goal as a teacher to empower my students as thinkers, readers, and writers." -Melissa, TX
$25 per seminar per attendee
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Professional Learning credit is earned after the seminar is completed.