CiTi ISS Weekly Communicator
These workshops are offered at no cost to participants, as it is supported by the Teaching in the Remote Learning Environment (TRLE) grant.
What is the science of reading? Check out these visuals from R.I.S.E. Arkansas
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.
Dignity for All Students Act: Required Training for Certification/Licensure (Teachers, Administrators, Teaching Assistants, Coaches, etc)
Six hour training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools.
Virtual: April 14th/15th 8:30-11:30am. Register in MLP.
In Person: May 20th, 2021 8:30-3:30 Register in MLP
Join us next week!
If you weren't able to join us last month you are welcome to visit the website we have created as a landing zone for all the recorded discussions as well as any materials we used during the event. We encourage participants to join the discussion each month, but if you miss it, you can always catch up by going to the website where everything will be uploaded. We hope to see you this afternoon and if you haven't already signed up, please reach out directly to WJones@citiboces.org so we can ensure you get the link to join.
Please follow this link to register for the event.
Mindfulness-based SEL Educator Network Meetings
Meetings are scheduled 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Book Study: The Teenage Brain
Book Study: What We Say and How We Say it Matter
Book Chat: Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence by Dan Siegel
Writing Practice as Resilience Practice and Book Chat: Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg
Literacy Network (May Session)
Harnessing the Power: Google and Microsoft - Strengths and Limitations
Online Sessions from 1:00 - 2:00 PM (Zoom) Please register on MLP.
4/20 Microsoft Outlook & Google Calendar/ Gmail
We will first explore Microsoft Outlook Email & Gmail, identifying features that differentiate the two platforms and discussing the pros and cons of each. We will then look at Microsoft Outlook Calendar & Google Calendar, examining their defining features. We will close with a discussion about how to decide which tool best fits your needs, and how the platforms can work in conjunction with one another.
5/18 Microsoft Publisher & Google Suite
In this session, you will explore the differences between how Google and Microsoft handle publishing and basic paint/drawing tools. First, we will look at Publisher and understand the limitations of Publisher files and publishing generically in Google. We'll close out by comparing and contrasting Microsoft Paint and Google Drawings. We'll also have a quick detour of the Snipping Tool, and how to take screenshots on Chromebook devices.
Middle School Science Units by OpenSciEd
Click here to access instructional resources for grades 6-8. Remote learning units available too.
Distance Learning and Virtual Field Trips
CiTi BOCES Professional Development Catalog