CiTi ISS Communicator
The purpose of this newsletter is to:
- showcase upcoming professional development
- offer supports to foster adult learning and student achievement
- share resources from Instructional Support Services, Distance Learning and Model Schools Teams
Ask Us About Our Additional Asynchronous Learning Opportunities!
DASA Training Opportunities
Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act or DASA) Workshop: Six hour training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention. Required Training for Certification/Licensure (Teachers, Administrators, Teaching Assistants, Coaches, etc)
DASA: Required Training for Certification/Licensure - 3/22/22 Click here to register.
DASA: Required Training for Certification/Licensure - 4/18/22 Click here to register.
Other Instructional Resources
Supporting Student-to-Student Discourse in Science (And Beyond!!)
What does it look and sound like when students are engaged in authentic academic discussions? How can educators support students to engage in these rich conversations, not just to deepen their conceptual understanding but to help create a sense of belonging in a classroom community?
Click here to register for the FREE webinar hosted by Rebecca Abbott at UC Berkeley.
In this webinar, participants will analyze examples of K-8 students engaging in authentic practices of science and engineering as they work to figure out real-world phenomena. Participants will also discuss discourse strategies that can apply across curricular areas.
SUNY Oswego to offer free biotech camp this summer for high schoolers
This summer, SUNY Oswego will launch the Biotechnology Training Camp for High School Students, which will provide local youth with opportunities to take part in cutting-edge research and learn more about having a future in science. Thanks to a grant from the Shineman Endowed Fund, the program is free for attendees.
Research to Practice: Uniting Knowledge and Instruction (FREE Virtual Literacy Conference) March 25th
Math Network Update
NEXT MEETING DATES
Monday, March 14th - 1:30pm - 2:30pm - 6-12 Math Network
Thursday, May 12th - 2:00pm - 3:00pm - K-5 Math Network
The May 6-12 Math network meeting will be held virtually Monday, March 14th at 1:30pm. We will end at 2:30PM, but if you'd like to stay longer for more discussion the time will be available. We will be discussing the recent CBT simulations, Ed Law 2d, filling in learning gaps due to COVID, and regents review ideas. Click to register for 6-12 Math Network.
The next K-5 Math Network will be held virtually on Thursday, March 14th, from 2:00pm-3:00pm. More time will be available after the meeting for discussion if needed. Click here to register: K-5 Math Network
If there is something you'd like to discuss, please send me your ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org.