S.T.A.T. Tech and Teacher Resources
Carver Center for Arts and Technology/May-June, 2016
Summer is Around the Corner!
Carver Resource Symbaloo
Here is the latest version of our Symbaloo web resource created for teachers. There are lots of new sites, so check it out when you get a chance:
Summer is a good time to catch up on professional development offerings, look for new content resources, or delve into the latest instructional best practices. Annenberg Learner provides free, on- demand videos covering a wide variety of related topics for teachers in one, convenient place.
This site is host to a blog that is associated with the Teaching Channel. There are numerous articles, videos and teaching ideas on topics such as formative assessment, planning for personalized and customized learning and teaching with small groups.
Carver Resource Symbaloo
BCPS WORKSHOPS AND COURSES
Digital Learning Summer 2016 Professional Development
ODL will offer the following CPD courses this summer: Digital Learning University: Digital Tools to Support the Teaching and Learning Framework; Grading Smarter Not Harder Book Study; and Using Wixie in the Teaching and Learning Process. Interested participants must register for the CPD courses by logging into BCPS One at https://bcpsone.bcps.org, selecting the Professional Learning tile, and then selecting the Registration System tile. Individual courses can be accessed in the CPD Courses catalog. Registration instructions are available from the login screen.
Two to Three Dimensional Geometry
Mentoring the New Teacher Part II
Participants who have completed Mentoring the New Teacher Part I will continue their understanding of the needs and developmental stages of new teachers and teacher interns as well as the mentoring and coaching skills needed to maximize the effectiveness of instruction. Participants will discuss the role of the BCPS “Peer Assistance and Review” program and identify how this course will help support the goals of the program. They will also analyze the policy brief from the New Teacher Center titled, "New Teacher Support Pays Off". Teachers may register through BCPS One at https://bcpsone.bcps.org, selecting the Professional Learning tile, and then selecting the Registration System tile. Individual courses can be accessed in the CPD Courses catalog. Registration instructions are available from the login screen.
Did you know...?
If you get the chance and have not done so already, take some time to explore and become familiar with some of the functions of BCPS One that you may not have used before.
Have you ever encountered a multipotentialite? If not, be sure to watch writer and artist Emily Wapnick's illuminating and very interesting TED talk about those of us who have a wide range of interests and jobs over one lifetime.
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. Click on the link to visit the National Park Service homepage to look for a park to visit near you this summer.