CiTi ISS Weekly Communicator
3/8/21 - 3/12/21
These workshops are offered at no cost to participants, as it is supported by the Teaching in the Remote Learning Environment (TRLE) grant.
What is the science of reading? Check out these visuals from R.I.S.E. Arkansas
The CiTi School Improvement Team is focused on supporting teachers and leaders with the implementation of high quality, rigorous curriculum and the continuous improvement of instruction aligned with the Next Generation Learning Standards.
Dignity for All Students Act: Required Training for Certification/Licensure (Teachers, Administrators, Teaching Assistants, Coaches, etc)
Six hour training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools.
***Two different options***
March 17th/18th 8:30-11:30am. Register in MLP.
April 14th/15th 8:30-11:30am. Register in MLP.
If you weren't able to join us last month you are welcome to visit the website we have created as a landing zone for all the recorded discussions as well as any materials we used during the event. We encourage participants to join the discussion each month, but if you miss it, you can always catch up by going to the website where everything will be uploaded. We hope to see you next week!
Arts learning standards. Please follow this link to register for the event.
Mindful Educator Spring Network Meetings
- 3/10, 4/7, 5/12
Meetings are scheduled 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Book Study: The Teenage Brain
SEL & Digital Citizenship
Virtual Book Study- Talking Through Reading and Writing: Online Reading Conversation Journals
Written by Oswego County Educators Dan Rose and Christine Walsh!
Phonemic Awareness Webinar
Harnessing the Power: Google and Microsoft - Strengths and Limitations
Online Sessions from 1:00 - 2:00 PM (Zoom) Please register on MLP.
3/23 Adobe PDF, Microsoft Fillable Forms & Google Forms
In this session, we will look at the similarities and differences between three tools commonly used to collect information: fillable PDFs made with Adobe, Microsoft Forms, and Google Forms. We will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each to help determine which might be most useful in different areas of your work.
4/20 Microsoft Outlook & Google Calendar/ Gmail
We will first explore Microsoft Outlook Email & Gmail, identifying features that differentiate the two platforms and discussing the pros and cons of each. We will then look at Microsoft Outlook Calendar & Google Calendar, examining their defining features. We will close with a discussion about how to decide which tool best fits your needs, and how the platforms can work in conjunction with one another.
5/18 Microsoft Publisher & Google Suite
In this session, you will explore the differences between how Google and Microsoft handle publishing and basic paint/drawing tools. First, we will look at Publisher and understand the limitations of Publisher files and publishing generically in Google. We'll close out by comparing and contrasting Microsoft Paint and Google Drawings. We'll also have a quick detour of the Snipping Tool, and how to take screenshots on Chromebook devices.
Women's History Month: Writing Activities for Students
Browse and download free The Writing Revolution sentence-level, Single Paragraph Outline scaffolding, and revision activities for Women's History Month. Click here to sign up for a free account. Once logged in, go to Book Resources Page, then download resources from the "Activities for Students" section.
Distance Learning and Virtual Field Trips
CiTi BOCES Professional Development Catalog