IES offerings November/December

SS, Science, Technical Subject (Special Areas)

November 21st - Using Authentic Text in Special Area Courses

In this workshop participants will work to implement Common Core instruction by choosing quality authentic text in their content area. Once a text is selected, participants will work to develop text dependent questions and an assessment of understanding. The result of this session will be a Common Core unit plan with evidence of several instructional shifts embedded within.


Link to register below:

http://www.e2ccb.org/popup_info.cfm?get=2025626


November 22nd - Text Talk

This workshop will demonstrate instructional alignment to the Common Core Standards for Literacy and support Danielson’s 3b criteria “Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques”. It will use a variety of texts and/or text-sets to develop students’ abilities to read closely and engage in textual conversations. Participants will practice and write text based questions. The audience is intended for Social Studies, Science, Special Education, and Technical Subjects. It will model the Odell Core Proficiencies in addition to other text sets. Time will be provided for participants to develop a lesson and/text set for one’s specific content area plus technical subjects will have the opportunity to discuss how close reading looks in their content area.


NOTE: It is recommended to bring a variety of texts for an afternoon work session for yourself or with your team of colleagues. (Consider the major learning pieces/topics for the 2nd Quarter and 3rd Quarter)


Link to register below:

http://www.e2ccb.org/popup_info.cfm?get=2015376


December 10th - Evidence Based Claims grades 7-12 – Repeat Session

This workshop will demonstrate instructional alignment to the Common Core Standards for Literacy and support Danielson’s 3b criteria “Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques”. Participants will practice the evidence base claim model unit by Odell Education. The intended audience is for secondary Technical Subjects (Art, Business, FACS, Health, Music, P.E., Technology, CTE), Science, Social Studies, and Special Education to work collaboratively on constructing meaning about EBC and develop an EBC unit for one’s specific content area. We will view and practice with a model by Odell Education.


NOTE: It is recommended to bring one or two texts (literary or informational) that is rigorous and meaningful enough to be read more than once (Consider the major learning pieces/topics for the 3rd Quarter).


Check the Erie 2 BOCES Calendar for registration link


December 11th - Literacy Shifts

This workshop will define, practice, and apply the ELA/Literacy shifts specific to one’s content area. The aim is to demonstrate how the shifts interconnect with the Common reading and writing standards. Participants will should bring a variety of texts to the session, such as textbook, primary and/or secondary sources, radio transcript, etc. The intended audience is for secondary Technical Subjects (Art, Business, FACS, Health, Music, P.E., Technology, CTE), Science, Social Studies, and Special Education.


NOTE: It is recommended to bring a variety of texts (literary or informational) that are rigorous and meaningful enough to be read more than once (Consider the major learning pieces/topics for the 3rd Quarter).


Check the Erie 2 BOCES Calendar for registration link