Saturday Mornings at SERESC

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Current Promotional Discounts for Membership Districts...

SERESC is celebrating its 40 years!

Watch for 40th anniversary promotions throughout the year...



** Member districts**

SERESC member districts receive up to 10% off the price of select professional development offerings!


Current membership districts are: Auburn - Bedford - Candia - Hampstead - Hooksett - Londonderry - Merrimack - Pelham -Timberlane - Windham.


Come... be inspired!

Medically Complex Learners - Information, Collaboration and Innovation Saturday, October 25, 2014

Presented by the Medical-Educational Therapeutic Evaluation Team


This conference is designed for all members of a school team working with students with complex educational and/or medical needs. Paraprofessionals, classroom teachers, special educators, and related service providers will all receive valuable information and learn new strategies that can be implemented the next day. Presentations will include specific examples of how assessment results may directly link to IEP goals which, in turn, can directly link to interventions in an understandable and action oriented way for these complex learners.


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October Events

CCSS Aligned Literacy, Grades 3-8

with David Pook


This workshop will focus on how teachers in Grades 3-8 can integrate close reading activities into their content instruction. It will guide them in creating high-quality text dependent questions and translating the reading they ask students to complete into meaningful performance tasks.


More...Saturday, October 11, 2014

CCSS Aligned Literacy, Grades K-2

with David Pook


David Pook, a teacher who was part of the construction of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will explain how to:


  • create high-quality text dependent questions
  • Translate reading activities into meaningful performance tasks
  • Build CCSS aligned lessons and assessments


Leave with practical tools and resources!


More...Saturday, October 25, 2014

Math Manipulatives K-2: Moving from Concrete to Abstract

with Betty Erickson


Teaching with Math Manipulatives, K-2


How do you manipulate all the manipulatives that come with a math program? Do you need to brush up or learn for the first time how to use those manipulatives? Do you need a refresher course?


Bring your manipulatives with you, and we will look at ways to bridge the gap from concrete to abstract.


More...Saturday, October 25, 2014

November Events

Math Manipulatives Grades 3-6: Moving from Concrete to Abstract

with Betty Erickson


Teaching with Math Manipulatives, 3-6


How do you manipulate all the manipulatives that come with a math program? Do you need to brush up or learn for the first time how to use those manipulatives? Do you need a refresher course?


Bring your manipulatives with you, and we will look at ways to bridge the gap from concrete to abstract.


More...Saturday, November 8, 2014

Standards Based Assessment

with Lyn Ward Healy


What Do You Mean? Performance task? Formative/Summative? Evidence of Mastery? Let’s look together at Standards Based Assessment and Grading, define the terms, address the challenges, and jump into the work. Participants will have the opportunity to collaborate with peers to begin working on an idea for their classroom.


More...Saturday, November 15, 2014

Instructional Strategies to Meet Common Core Writing Standards: Opinion/Persuasive/ Argumentative

with Fred Wolff


Fred Wolff, a popular presenter on writing topics will present instructional strategies for Opinion/Persuasive/Argument writing, Grades 3-8:



  • Explain seven key strategies to teach writing
  • Show attendees how to develop writing assignments that address Common Core writing standards
  • Demonstrate how teachers can examine student writing to determine how to assist the writer


More...Saturday, November 15, 2014

Technology Integration and the Common Core: Embedding Technology Across the Curriculum

with Sara Casassa


Learn new ways to use technology in your classroom!

Explore resources, including Google Apps to show you how to:

  • Make student blogs
  • Collaborate on documents
  • Create surveys
  • Create Thinglinks to measure assessment and learning,
  • Design Book trailers and Book Talks with iMovie,


Come with your laptop or tablet, and a google.com account!


More...Saturday, November 15, 2014

Accessible, Manageable, Engaged: Common Core Classrooms for All

with Rob Hanson


This workshop will focus on five areas that will help make the CCSS accessible for all students and manageable for all teachers.

Outcomes

As a result of attending, participants will:


  • Understand that the CCSS can be translated into effective instruction for all students.
  • Demonstrate the ability to design CCSS instruction that is accessible to all students.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use a variety of data points, including but not limited to, classroom observations, formative assessments, summative assessments, and diagnostic assessments, to create learning environments where all students can be successful with rigorous content.



More...Saturday, November 15, 2014

December Events

Number Sense Learning Progressions Strengthening Early Math Concepts

with Cherrie Fulton


Do you notice that your students have large gaps in their number sense? How much time do we give our students to develop strategies before we consider they are falling behind? What can you do to help your students? Come meet with us on Saturday, December 6, 2014 for great instructional strategies to improve this critical math skills.


More...Saturday, December 6, 2014

Instructional Strategies to Meet Common Core Writing Standards: Informational and Narrative

with Fred Wolff


Fred Wolff, a popular presenter on writing topics will present instructional strategies for informational and narrative writing, Grades 3-8:


  • Explain seven key strategies to teach writing
  • Show attendees how to develop writing assignments that address Common Core writing standards
  • Demonstrate how teachers can examine student writing to determine how to assist the writer


More...Saturday, December 6, 2014

Differentiate to Engage, Enrich, and Excite… Make Every Student an Active Learner

with Debra Kolling


This practical session will focus on “best practices” that improve instruction by addressing the various learning styles, interests, and readiness levels of students.

Participants will return to their classrooms with new and practical ways to get to know their students, and engage them to a higher level, making every student an active, achieving learner.


More...Saturday, December 6, 2014

We've Got Data. Now What?

with Rob Hanson


This half- day workshop is designed to provide educators with effective strategies in turning data into instructional practices that make a difference for all students.


Outcomes:

As a result of attending, participants will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to organize data for effective use in developing student-centered lessons.
  • Understand that monitoring data leads to improved decision-making.
  • Demonstrate the ability to be critical users of data in all instructional settings and decision-making to improve pedagogy.


More...Saturday, December 6, 2014

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