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
Click titles below for session description and registration link.
Ask Us About Our Asynchronous Learning Opportunities!
The CiTi School Improvement Team is focused on supporting teachers and leaders with the implementation of high quality, rigorous curriculum and the continuous improvement of instruction aligned with the Next Generation Learning Standards.
Click here to view a calendar of LIVE STREAMED events, virtual tours, and video recordings (updated regularly).
Other Instructional Resources
The Reading Rope: How a reading specialist uses the reading rope to intervene
2nd Installment of K-5 Math Network is this Monday, December 6th from 2:00pm-3:00pm
SAVE THE DATE - Monday, January 3rd - 1:30pm to 2:30pm - 6-12 Math Network
The 2nd Math network meeting for K-5 will be Monday, Dec. 6th at 2:00pm. We will end at 3:00PM, but if you'd like to stay longer for more discussion the time will be available. We will be focusing on intervention models for tiers 2 and 3. What program does your district use? We also will discuss implementation and PD being done for Next Generation Learning Standards. One other question that was an interest of many, "What is your main vehicle for instruction?" will be expanded upon. The link to the virtual meeting will be sent to all registrants on the day of the meeting. Click here to register: K-5 Math Network
The next 6--12 Math Network will take place on Monday, January 3rd, from 1:30-2:30. More time will be available after the meeting for discussion if needed. Click to register for 6-12 Math Network. If there is something you'd like to discuss, please send me your ideas at email@example.com.
Look What We Are Reading or Listening to!
Sharing the Rock
In a world stretched to the limits of viability by divisive "us-them" thinking, we need a worldview founded upon a greater truth: the unity of humankind and the wholeness of the planet. In Sharing the Rock, prominent leadership educator, and Center for Ethical Leadership founder, Bill Grace, presents a model of leadership designed to do just that by cultivating a worldview rooted in the common good.
Sharing the Rock
District Leader: Transforming Education
A weekly podcast dedicated to highlighting district leaders in public education from across the country. Host Luis Valentino, Ed.D., interviews a different superintendent in each episode. District Leader is a podcast about moving and inspiring educators to believe in the power of education, its leaders, and transformation.
How Should Schools Support New Teachers Right Now?
Click here to read an article for School Leaders on three take-aways to support new teachers.
The Grow Kinder Podcast
Grow Kinder, a podcast from Committee for Children, is a first-of-its-kind podcast about social-emotional learning that features conversations with thought leaders in education, business, technology, and the arts who all have one thing in common: a dedication to growing kinder and helping others do the same.