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Middle School PDP Course Offerings

Middle School

Grade

Workshop

Dates

Goal **

Teachers of Grades 7/8

M/All Gr. 7-8

Part 154- Understanding Second Language Acquisition & Issues Facing ELL’s

9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/17, 12/22

3, 4

Digital Portfolios

9/22, 9/29, 10/13

2, 4, 5

M/New Gr. 7-8

Essential Elements for the Middle School Staff

9/16, 10/14, 11/18, 12/16

1, 3, 4

N/M 7-8

Introduction/Review of the Digital Environment

7/13

2, 4

N/M 7-8

App Smackdown

7/22, 8/12

2, 4

N/M 7-8

Smartboard & Smart Notebook Software

TBA

1, 2, 4

N/M 7-8

OMS Building Safety

9/29,10/6

8

N/M 7-8

Tech Tools to Flip Your Classroom

10/27, 11/10

1, 2, 4

N/M 7-8

Seven Cooperative Strategies that Promote Effective Speaking & Listening

11/17, 11/24

1, 4

N/M 7-8

Co-Teaching Models that Promote Student Success

12/1, 12/8

1, 4

N/M 7-8

Student as Creator: Designing Assessments that Promote Creativity & Understanding

1/5, 1/12

1, 4

N/M 7-8

Twenty Techniques to Open A Lesson

1/19, 1/26

1, 4

N/M 7-8

Combating the Drug Epidemic on Long Island: Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3

9/29, 10/27,1/12

6, 7

N/M 7-8

Sexting, Texting & The Digital Divide

2/8

6, 7

N/M 7-8

Who’s the Boss? Setting Limits for the Middle School Student

3/8

6, 7

N/M 7-8

What to Know Before They Go: Answering Questions about the HS Transition

5/9

6, 7

N/M 7-8

Intro to Teach Teams

9/29, 10/6

1, 4

N/M 7-8

Cyber-etiquette- Take 2!

9/21, 1/21, 3/21

4, 6

N/M 7-8

Dealing with Difficult People

TBA

5, 6

N/M 7-8

Drugs & Teen Brain Development (P.A.S.S.)

10/13

6, 7

N/M 7-8

Teen Depression/Anxiety (P.A.S.S.)

11/19

6, 7

N/M 7-8

Sexting/Social Media (P.A.S.S.)

1/26

6, 7

N/M 7-8

Social Studies K-12 New Standards (P.A.S.S.)

2/25

1, 4, 7

N/M 7-8

Technology in our Schools K-12 (P.A.S.S.)

3/16

1, 2, 4, 7

N/M 7-8

Arrive Alive Simulator w/Choices & Consequences (P.A.S.S.)

4/20

6, 7

N/M 7-8

Nutrition (P.A.S.S.)

5/11

6, 7

N/M 7-8

Strategies for Working with ELLs Reading & Writing - Part 1

1/25, 2/23

1, 3, 4

N/M 7-8

Strategies for Working with ELLs Content - Part 2

4/11, 4/18

1, 3, 4

N/M 7-8

Maintaining Confidentiality

10/27, 10/29

1, 4

Art/Music

N/M Music

Steps to Effective Retention in Music Performance

9/29, 9/30

1, 4

N/M Art

Identifying the Missing Components in a Comprehensive Art Program

10/6, 10/7

1, 4

Math

M/Gr. 8

Math Research

11/10, 3/1

1, 3, 4

N/M Math 7-8

Algebra Implementation 1,2,3,4

10/20, 11/30, 1/5, 3/8

1, 4

Physical Ed./Health

M/Gr. 7-8

Common Core in PE

11/16, 1/11

1, 4

M/Gr. 7-8

Common Core in Health

11/17, 1/12

1, 4

N/M Physical Ed

iPad Technology

10/19, 11/9

2, 4

N/M Physical Ed

Basketball

10/5, 10/26

1, 4

Science

N/M Science

Engaging in Argument from Evidence

10/27, 10/28

1, 4

Social Studies

N/M S/S

Rethinking Assessments

10/6, 10/13

1, 4

Special Ed. &

Speech Language

N/M 7-8

Preparing for a CSE Meeting

10/27, 11/5, 11/17

3, 4

World Language

N/M WL & ESL

Building Communicative Competency through Anchored Context Based Instruction

10/13, 10/27, 12/8

1, 4

**Goal 1: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment

Goal 2: Technology

Goal 3: Meeting the Needs of all Learners

Goal 4: Professional Learning

Goal 5: Communication

Goal 6: Social Emotional Learning

Goal 7: Community Outreach

Goal 8: Facilities & Operations