Elementary Curriculum Connection
Summer Math Institute
Registration information and final details will be forthcoming.
Children's Literature Summer Book Club
This is a great opportunity to catch up on some good literature that can be introduced to your students next year.
Book titles include:
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
I Survived True Stories - Five Epic Disasters by Lauren Tarshis
How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor
The Junkyard Wars by Patricia Polacco
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper
This Professional Development will be facilitated through Google Classroom. To join the class, enter the class code: y9a3gm.
To receive 1.0 CEU in literacy, register for 4-5 Children’s Literature Summer Book Club in the UCPS Staff Development Manager by June 12, 2015.
If you have questions please email Carrie Rule at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, August 3
On Monday, August 3rd, Dr. Richard Allington will be our keynote speaker. Dr. Allington is a Professor of Education at the University of Tennessee and is a well known teacher educator and instructional researcher. His research interests include reading/learning disabilities and effective instruction, especially in classroom settings. His publications include over 100 articles, chapters, monographs, and books.
Tuesday, August 4
On Tuesday, August 4th, Dr. Juli Dixon will be our keynote speaker. Dr. Dixon is a professor of mathematics education at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. She has a multitude of publications including books; textbooks; book chapters; and articles and international, national, and state invited keynotes and presentations.
On Wednesday, August 5th our guest speaker will be Maria Grant. Maria C. Grant is an associate professor in education at California State University. Dr. Grant has authored numerous publications centered on close reading, the Common Core State Standards, science literacy, formative assessment, and reading in the content areas. She works closely with Dr. Douglas Fisher, national presenter on the Gradual Release Model.
During this session, Dr. Grant will focus on the Gradual Release Model.
Each day will consist of morning and afternoon sessions. The morning will include breakout sessions lead by teachers and curriculum staff. The afternoon session will feature the guest speaker for the day.
CUEs will be issued for each session attended. Participants can attend one, two, or all three days as well as morning and/or afternoon sessions.
Registration details will be forthcoming.