Language Arts & Library Media
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you for all that you do!
Summer Workshops Now Open!
-June 1-2, Student Engagement Mini-Conference
-June 25, Cooperative Learning-Secondary
-June 26, Journalism Best Practices
-July 1, Teachers as Writers
-July 7, Middle School Assessment Writing
-July 8-9, Inquiry Workshop (Offered for college credit)
-July 14, Middle School Curriculum Training*
* (This meets the requirement to replace training on August 10th)
-July (Date TBD at May meeting) Librarian Mini-Conference
In the Best Interest of Students by Kelly Gallagher
Offers strength and weaknesses of the common core standards and reminds teachers about best practice for the English Language Arts classroom. As usual, Mr. Gallagher offers real examples from his classroom.
Engaging Readers & Writers With Inquiry
This is one of the books we will be referencing at the summer inquiry workshop. It has some solid practical strategies for implementing inquiry and project based learning.
Looking for summer reading ideas?
Don't forget to check out the Rockwood Reads Book Blog. It will be updated throughout the summer with suggestions for all readers.