Seguin ISD Professional Learning

November 2019

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Symposium Highlight: Getting Your Students "On Key"

Come join us for an encore of this symposium session on November 12! Participants will leave with a new tool to get kids excited about reading and dissecting short texts through the use of popular song lyrics.

Elementary PL Offerings

November 4

Small Group Reading Instruction K-5

Come and learn about how to enhance your guided reading teacher tables to include phonics/word study, guided reading & guided writing.

November 7

Improving Literacy through Writing

Are you interested in learning how you can maximize your literacy instruction through improved writing instruction? If so, please join us for a once monthly workshop where you will become more familiar with Seguin ISD writing resources, how to run an effective writing workshop, how to use writing across the curriculum, how to improve conferences with your students, how to use journaling to inform your instruction, & much more.

November 7

Math Masters (K-2)

Want to get ahead? How does make and take stations for the upcoming units sound? Want us to throw in some assessments? Then, come to our new Math Masters class for teachers in Kinder through 2nd grade!

November 21

Dual Language Teacher Training

Eduhero Spotlight Course: Assessment Strategies

This course is intended for all Texas K-12 teachers, especially those who are relatively new to teaching. Its goal is to enhance your understanding and use of strategies for assessing student learning.

Secondary PL Offerings

November 6 OR November 11

Kernel Essay Basics

In this first session of a monthly series, teachers will learn the basics of writing kernel essays by going through the process. This session is open to any secondary teacher interested in learning more about kernel essays. Sign up in Eduphoria if you are planning to attend.

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Staff Development Room

Breathe for Change

Jackie Silvius and Megan Holmes continue to hold monthly workshops focused on helping district staff learn mindfulness and yoga techniques for self-care. All sessions will be held at Central Office in the PLC (formerly MBLC). Sign up in Eduphoria for the sessions listed below:

  • November 5: Mindfulness & Self-care* at 4:30 pm
  • November 19: Guided Yoga at 4:30 pm (bring your own mat)

* Mindfulness & Self-care workshops will focus on a different topic and activity each month.