The Elementary Curriculum Corner

3rd Quarter, 2019-2020, CSI Goal Area 1 & 2

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Happy New Year! What is your Mindset for Teaching & Learning in 2020?

Opportunities to Learn, Grow, & Collaborate

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Nominate a deserving elementary mathematics or science teacher within your district to win $10,000.

Anyone – including principals, teachers, parents, students, business leaders or members of the general public – may nominate exceptional mathematics or science teachers who are currently teaching grades K-6 for the 2019-20 award year.

Teachers, you may also self-nominate!

Deadline is March 1, 2020.

2020 Oklahoma Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute Fellowship

FOR: Classroom Teachers of All Subjects —Elementary through College— Interested in Improving Literacy Skills

APPLICATIONS: Twelve outstanding teachers will be selected to attend the Oklahoma Writing Project 2020 Invitational Summer Institute to be held at the Moore-Norman Technology Center in Norman. Teachers of all subject areas and of all levels of instruction--kindergarten through university--interested in teaching composition or incorporating writing into their regular subject matter instruction may apply. The important consideration is a strong commitment to teaching of composition and helping students' understanding through writing.

Follow this link for more information and to apply!

Oklahoma Writing Project: 2020 Write to Win Contest

For: Students and Teachers

Submission Deadline: January 21, 2020

There is no entry fee, read more here!

Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute Fellowship

5th Grade Teachers, this is for you! Fellowships cover all program activities, airfare, lodging and most meals. Each teacher also receives a $300 stipend for classroom materials. Fellowships are open to public and private school educators. The program is administered by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and funded through support from the Joullian family of Oklahoma City and a group of loyal donors.

Read more about it here

Applications are open until February 1, 2020. Apply here!

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Curriculum News

Mrs. Hime is Currently Reading & Listening too

Stephanie Hime, M.Ed.

Director of EL, GT, Elementary Curriculum

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