TMS Professional Learning Day

January 4th, 2016

The TMS Team!!

It is so great to be able to have an opportunity to provide quality instructional tools to the amazing teachers here at TMS. This day is made possible because of the talent already here as well as those that participated in the recent survey that requested some of this information. It will be a great day to take some time to meet together and expand the tools in our instructional toolboxes.


All sessions are available in Eduphoria and there will be a total of 8 sessions offered. There is a class cap at 25 so make sure to register. The SPED/504 session is mandatory and there are 4 options for this session. The schedule is as follows:


  • 8:00-8:30 WELCOME
  • 8:30-9:00 - Session 1
  • 9:15 - 9:45 - Session 2
  • 10:00 - 10:30 - Session 3
  • 10:45 - 11:15 - Session 4
  • 11:15 - 12:45 - LUNCH
  • 12:45 - 1:15 - Session 5
  • 1:30 - 2:00 - Session 6
  • 2:15 - 2:45 - Session 7
  • 3:00 - 3:30 - Session 8
  • 3:30 - 4:00 REFLECTION


We will begin the day together in the cafeteria and then breakout into our first session. Please see below for a description of each session.


The end of the day will include a reflection survey that will allow you to think about ways to implement this into your classroom!!!

Session Options

8:00-8:30 WELCOME

8:30-9:00 - Session 1

  • Canvas Beginner
  • Hankins
  • M102
  • Experience Dyslexia
  • Davis & Simmons
  • I203
  • Pre-Assessment & Workshops in Your Classroom
  • Cosby, Simpson, Anderson
  • I110B
  • Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum
  • Rhoades
  • C204
  • Reading Workshop (1/2)
  • Wilson-Youngblood
  • M204


9:15 - 9:45 - Session 2

  • Canvas Beginner
  • Hankins
  • M102
  • Time Management & Planning Tools
  • Parrish/Bourne
  • M124
  • Communication & Collaboration (Student & Teacher)
  • Parnell/Shropshire
  • M202
  • 504 & ARD Accommodations and Expectations (Mandatory)
  • Good
  • I106
  • Reading Workshop (2/2)
  • Wilson-Youngblood
  • M204


10:00 - 10:30 - Session 3

  • Canvas Beginner
  • Hankins
  • M102
  • Positive Behavior Intervention Support at TMS
  • Sanchez/Rhoades/Anderson/Crownover
  • I214
  • Strategies for Diverse Learners
  • Gerberding/Blind
  • I102
  • TIER II Strategies and Resources for the Classroom
  • Counselors
  • M206
  • Incorporating Classroom Technology
  • Bruton/ Warrior
  • C101
  • Writing Workshop (1/2)
  • Wilson-Youngblood
  • M204


10:45 - 11:15 - Session 4

  • Canvas Advanced
  • Hankins
  • M102
  • 504 & ARD Accommodations and Expectations (Mandatory)
  • Good
  • I106
  • How Fine Arts can support Academic Classes
  • Lown
  • M224
  • Active Learning
  • PE Teachers
  • C101
  • Classroom Management & Engagement in the Classroom
  • Ketcham
  • M108
  • Writing Workshop (2/2)
  • Wilson-Youngblood
  • M204


11:15 - 12:45 - LUNCH


12:45 - 1:15 - Session 5

  • Canvas Beginner
  • Hankins
  • M102
  • Experience Dyslexia
  • Davis & Simmons
  • I203
  • Pre-Assessment/Workshop in Your Classroom
  • Cosby, Simpson, Rodney Anderson
  • I110B
  • Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum
  • Rhoades
  • C204
  • Best Practices
  • Robeson/Thomas
  • M210


1:30 - 2:00 - Session 6

  • Canvas Beginner
  • Hankins
  • M102
  • Time Management & Planning Tools
  • Parrish/Bourne
  • M124
  • Communication & Collaboration (Student & Teacher)
  • Parnell/Shropshire
  • M202
  • 504 & ARD
  • Accommodations and Expectations (Mandatory)
  • Good
  • I106
  • Classroom Management and Student Engagement
  • Ketcham
  • M108


2:15 - 2:45 - Session 7

  • Canvas Advanced
  • Hankins
  • M102
  • Positive Behavior Intervention Support at TMS!!
  • Sanchez/Rhoades/Anderson/Crownover
  • I214
  • Strategies for Diverse Learners
  • Gerberding/Blind
  • I102
  • TIER II Strategies and Resources for the Classroom
  • Counselors
  • M206
  • Incorporating Classroom Technology
  • Bruton/ Warrior
  • C101


3:00 - 3:30 - Session 8

  • Canvas Advanced
  • Hankins
  • M102
  • 504 & ARD Accommodations and Expectations (Mandatory)
  • Good
  • I106
  • How Fine Arts can support Academic Classes
  • Lown
  • M224
  • Active Learning
  • PE Teachers
  • C101
  • Best Practices
  • Robeson/Thomas
  • M210


3:30 - 4:00 REFLECTION

SESSION SUMMARIES

504 & SPED Accomodations and Expectations (Required Session)

Policies and procedures seem to be ever changing with 504 and Special Education students. This session will cover the major issues that we need to make sure our students’ needs are met and keep us in compliance.

Active Learning

Are students falling asleep in your class? Get those kids moving! Learn different ways to incorporate kinesthetic movement into your inspiring lessons.

Best Practice, Teaching Resources and Ideas

In this session we will be covering several popular websites, apps, and ideas that can be used by you and your students to share learning, show learning, and assess learning. This session will be most beneficial for newer teachers, but experienced teachers are welcome to get some new ideas, or share what they are using in their classroom and how!

Canvas for Beginners

This session will provide a basic overview of how to set up a course and some tips for using Canvas effectively in your classroom.

Canvas for More Advanced Users

This session will take a closer look at the assignment and quiz features in Canvas. We will focus on how to create assessments and also how you can grade your students' work.

Classroom Management and Engagement in the Classroom

Say Goodbye to DR’s: Building Relationship with students

Communication and Collaboration (Students and Teachers)

One of the most important aspects of a 21st century classroom is engaging the students in collaboration with their peers and effectively communicating through various mediums. The best way to teach communication and collaboration is to model it. This session will briefly cover effective methods of communication and collaboration for both students and teachers.

Experience Dyslexia

This session is designed to increase awareness of the difficulties and frustrations that people with dyslexia encounter daily. We hope this experience will provide insight into working more effectively with students with dyslexia and lead to greater empathy and understanding.

How Fine Arts Can Support Academic Classes

Come and enjoy a music lesson full of fun and brain enhancing activities! Hope you will join us as we learn how fine arts can enhance all classrooms on our campus.

Incorporating New and Exciting Classroom Technology

This session will include ideas on how to use a QR code to teach/re teach information and address how to monitor and adjust your instruction and challenge all learners. In addition, information will be present on how to enhance Google doc using add-ons and also learn about Google Applications.

Positive Behavior Intervention Support

TMS has rolled out all the common areas this year and will be working to look at data to see where things need to be tweaked and addressed with the students.This session will go over what are major and minor infractions and show some different tools and strategies you can use with the students at Timberview.

Pre-Assessments and Workshops in Your Classroom

This is a great way to get your students engaged in identifying the standards they are struggling to understand. They can request a workshop and you can schedule a day and time to address the topic with small groups, large groups, even whole class. Workshops really keep you informed on what students are having a hard time grasping.

Readers Workshop

What are the essential practices of a thriving community of readers? Experience a reading workshop for yourself and collaborate with others to think about refining your instructional routines to engage student readers.

Strategies for Diverse Learners

Strategies to provide differentiated instruction to ensure students have opportunities to master what is being taught.

TIER II Strategies and Resources for the Classroom

Counselors will be talking about behavioral interventions that can be done in the classroom to help with students that are having difficulty. Session will include online resources that are helpful for a variety of behavioral needs.

Time Management and Planning Tools

How managing your time properly can positively impact your planning time.

Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum

This session will cover basic concepts for working with children who fall on the Autism Spectrum. It will provide fundamental concepts for helping children overcome problem behaviors

Writers Workshop

What are the essential practices of a thriving community of writers? Experience a writing workshop and collaborate with others to explore ways to embed workshop in your instructional routines and practices to build student writers.

End of the day Reflection Worksheet

Please make sure to complete this worksheet before you leave on January 4th. This will open for submissions at 3:30 pm.


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