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Another round of professional development!

During the school closure, Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development is committed to providing you with continued support for your instructional needs. We offer a variety of virtual professional development sessions and ZOOM collaboration meetings to support educators as we all navigate our new online environment. Remember to read our newsletter regularly, as our offerings are updated in response to your needs.

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Regional Collaboration Sessions

Grades K-6 Check-In

Description:


For all Special Educators and Related Service Providers K-6 to collaborate and share ideas.



May 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.


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Grades 7-12 Check-In

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For all Special Educators and Related Service Providers 7-12 to collaborate and share ideas.



May 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.


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Supporting All Students

Supporting ALL STUDENTS sessions:

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The goals of these sessions are:

  • To have a foundational understanding of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and how to think about using this framework to support core instruction (Gen Ed or instruction as a whole class)
  • To communicate and collaborate with teachers to share UDL strategies



The audience:


All educators, related service providers, and administrators. This session is broken into grade bands. Please choose the session(s) that apply to you.



Grades K - 5 Session - May 13, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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Grades 6 - 8 Session - May 13, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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Grades 9 - 12 Session - May 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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Additional Offerings

[ONLINE] Become an ELA Curriculum Change Agent!

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In this hybrid course, connect and collaborate with colleagues from across the region who are committed to impacting literacy teaching and learning. Participants in this workshop will anchor into NYSED's Guide for Aligning Local Curricula to the Next Generation English Language Arts Learning Standards 3-12. We will take a deep dive into the document, ensuring that participants have an insightful understanding of the embedded concepts and ideas

Participants will have an opportunity to solicit feedback from colleagues regarding existing units after the course concludes utilizing the discussion forum in Schoology.


June 3, 2020, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.


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[ONLINE] Math Assessment Writing for the Next Generation

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With the timeline for implementation right around the corner, now is the time to look at our assessments and assure their alignment to the Next Generation Math Standards. Participants will review the changes at their grade levels and will collaborate with instructional specialists, colleagues, and other districts to develop aligned formative and summative assessments.


May 28, 2020, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.


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Prioritizing Math Standards: Triage for the Here and Now

Prioritizing Math Standards: Triage for Here and Now Live Q&A Session

The move to emergency remote learning was a move that no one planned on making. Educators showed their resiliency though and jumped into action to best support students. Now that the Governor has made the decision to continue remote learning for the remainder of this school year, we must make purposeful decisions as to what content to teach now so that students are well prepared for next year. As a result, MidWest JMT Math Specialists joined forces and created Prioritizing Math Standards: Triage for Here and Now. Two Question and Answer (Q&A) sessions will be offered for those leaders and teachers who are interested in diving deeper into this work. We ask that before you join one of the Q&A sessions, you first watch the recording. Approximately an hour before the live Zoom Q&A session you will receive an email with the Zoom invitation and supporting documents.


May 15, 2020, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.


May 19, 2020, 3 - 4 p.m.


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Vertical Conversations for Prioritizing Math Standards: Triage for the Here and Now

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A collaboration of Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES, Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, Monroe 1 BOCES - During this session, teachers and leaders will have the opportunity to engage in vertical conversations to help identify essential skills needed for success in the next grade level. This session is a part of the Prioritizing Standards Triage work that is being done regionally. While the full session is expected to run about 4 hours, the time will be broken down by grade band and it is not necessary to stay during the full time. A grade level schedule and additional information will be sent out to registered participants on Tuesday, May 19th. The conversations will take place on Thursday, May 21. We look forward to seeing you there!


May 21, 2020, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


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