January PAWS PD

January 2018 Professional Development Catalog

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What Counts as PAWS PD?

Anything offered by the PAWS PD Committee and certain admin approved trainings for the entire staff. Ask Heather Welch or Amy Lemons if you wonder about which PD can count for your requirement.

How Many PAWS PD must I attend?

You may go to as many sessions as you’d like but 6 sessions are required for the year. 3 per semester.

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Seesaw - Kelly Beasley's 2nd Grade Room

Wednesday, Jan. 10th, 2:45pm

3055 Kimball Bridge Road

Alpharetta, GA

Do you have questions about Seesaw? Come learn how it works, how it implement it, and how it can make your life easier as a teacher! Our new Seesaw Ambassador, Kelly Beasley will offer you great info about this great app/program.

Location: Kelly Beasley's 2nd Grade Classroom

Bring: Laptop and/or other device

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Collaborative Strategic Reading-Ashley Loftus' Room

Wednesday, Jan. 17th, 2:45pm

3055 Kimball Bridge Road

Alpharetta, GA

Collaborative Strategic Reading, or CSR, is a research-based nonfiction instructional practice in teaching reading comprehension to students to enhance content area learning. It gets students engaged by teaching reading comprehension skills in small cooperative groups. It is a great strategy to use in science and SS to teach the content, and it can be used in reading to integrate the science and SS standards! CSR can be used as a way to raise the level of rigor for all students and to provide intervention to your tiered students.

Location: Mrs. Loftus' EIP room

This is the same session as Jan. 4 PD Day.

If you did not attend this training on Jan. 4, it is highly recommended that you attend.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Whooooo Doesn’t Love Owls? Art Session by Ms. Hopen

Thursday, Jan. 18th, 2:45pm

3055 Kimball Bridge Road

Alpharetta, GA

Limited to 20 participants!

Did you miss the art session on Jan. 4? Here’s your chance!

WHOO doesn’t love owls? Decompress and join us in the Art Studio for Owl painting. Please sign up using the RSVP link below. We are limiting 20 people at this session because of materials. Hope to see you there!

Location: Art Studio

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Technology Fun with the NPE SWAT Team-STEM Lab

Thursday, Feb. 1st, 2:45pm

3055 Kimball Bridge Road

Alpharetta, GA

The NPE SWAT (Student Technology Team) Team will lead this PAWS PD session. Come learn from our Panther experts about Classroom screen, Near pod, and QR codes for

Chromebooks.

Location: STEM Lab

Bring: Chromebook, laptop

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Chromebook Hacks-Kati Searcy's Room

Thursday, Feb. 8th, 2:45pm

3055 Kimball Bridge Road

Alpharetta, GA

Come and learn how to maximize student use of the Chromebooks in your classroom.

Geared for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade teachers.

Location: Kati Searcy, Room A145

RSVPs are enabled for this event.