Happy New Year!
Indiana Middle Level Education Association, January 2023
SPEND AN ENJOYABLE, INSPIRING DAY WITH OTHER MIDDLE LEVEL EDUCATORS!
Come be inspired by spending time with other middle level teachers and experts! There is a discount for IMLEA members and a free registration for each 4 registered. Schools may also join at the time of registration to receive the discount.
Three Teaching Resolutions for 2023
In this Education World post, NBCT Miriam Plotinsky suggests three resolutions for teachers. You can read the entire article here.
1. Pick just one thing to change.
2. Reach out to a new colleague.
3. Select one resource to explore this summer.
(You can use a chrome extension like Unclutter to make this post easier to read; it seems like Education World has many, many ads now.)
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Also from MiddleWeb: "How We Use Book Clubs to Empower Our Readers"
Inside the Middle School "Math Crisis"
And this piece from MiddleWeb by Kathleen Palmieri, "Lifting My Students Out of the Math Fact Fog," describes hitting the brakes, asking students where they need help, and developing a plan to catch up on some basics.
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Learning Opportunities & Resources
ALL TIMES ARE GIVEN IN EST & ARE FREE UNLESS NOTED
NOW-January 6- Ditch that Textbook Digital Summit
*January 9- Letters about Literature Contest Entries Due
January 9-edWeb: Making Digital Citizenship Meaningful, 3 pm
January 9- Nominations due for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math & Science
*January 11-A Conversation with a NASA Scientist about the Mars Rover Project and GOOD NIGHT OPPY, 1 pm
January 12- Indiana STEM Conference at Purdue
January 17-AMLE Virtual Teaming Workshop with Jack Berckemeyer, 5:30 (paid)
January 18- 10 Easy Ways to Incorporate SEL in the New Year, 5 pm
January 10- Using Automation to Maximize Instruction & Reduce Teacher Burnout, 4 pm
January 12- IDOE Collaboration with GYTO: Middle Educators, The Reading Wars, 4 pm
January 20- EdWeek Webinar with Dr. Lori Desautels, "Neuroscience-Aligned & Trauma-Informed Approaches to Supporting Students, Teachers & Staff," 2 pm
*January 23-Letters about Literature Entries Due (for Grades 4-12)
January 23- Critical Reading to Identify Credible Evidence: A Conversation with Dr. Jeff Wilhelm, 5 pm
January 24- Using Learning Science & the Science of Reading with Adolescent Students, 4 pm
January 24- Facing History & Ourselves Webinar , 4-6 pm
January 25- Where the Science of Learning Meets the Science of Reading: Unpacking the Evidence, 3 pm
January 30-Addressing Shame in the Reading Classroom, 6:30 pm
February 20- Fulbright Teacher Exchange Applications Due
March 4-IMLEA Conference at Christel House Manual, Indianapolis. Registration now open!
IN LearningPartnership (Includes Wednesday PD with IDOE)
Indiana Learning Lab Workshops (Requires Sign in for Registration)
Teachers First OK2Ask Online Workshops
Keep Indiana Learning (KIL) Free Events & On-Demand Recordings
edWeb.net Webinars (if sponsored, "commercials" are at the end)
PATINS Trainings for Accessibility for All
AMLE Events (some free, some paid)
Please note: Webinars and events mentioned in this space are not an endorsement of commercial products; on the contrary, we try to avoid listing events that appear to be commercial in nature. Every effort is made to strip social media/tracking data from provided URLs. In many cases, you can register and receive a recording later.
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Susie Highley, Executive Director
Shirley Wright, Schools to Watch Consultant
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