May 2014 - Tamara Letter
Sol Review Resources
DOE practice items are available for students in grades 3-5 and secondary students. Math, Reading, and Science content is featured and students can practice using Test Nav which will include TEI questions (Technology-Enhanced Items) and tools such as the highlighter, pencil, eraser, eliminate answer, calculator, ruler, etc. http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/practice_items/index.shtml
DOE released test items are available for Math and History & Social Science to review content and skills. These can be viewed as a pdf or online versions of the released tests can be taken just like the practice tests using Test Nav software.
Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers!
Hanover eLearning courses for Teachers
Click on the link below to view a Google presentation that includes course dates, descriptions, and points available for recertification.
Summer Conferences from The Math Science Innovation Center!
Igniting the Wonder, a 3-day professional development conference, will take place on June 23, 24, and 25 from 8:30am-3:30pm. Space is limited to 170 educators.
Inquiry in Action, a 2-day conference for Math and Science teachers, will take place on June 19 and 20 from 9am-3:30pm. The application deadline is May 9.
Summer Technology Integration Courses from VCU!
To find out more about these courses and to register, click the link below.
MES Tech Tidbits