The Loop

PL Keeping You In The Know 12/3/15 VOL 2.4

Upcoming Learning Opportunities

12 Days of Twitter Challenge Dec 3 - Dec 18
  • Prompts posted at 7 AM, 12 PM, & 7 PM from @LisdLearns
  • Follow the hashtag #LISDchat

Google Classroom & Google Sites Dec. 5 or Dec. 12

SmartBoard Dec. 5 or Dec. 12

MacBook Basics Dec. 5 or Dec. 12

LISD ePortfolio Dec. 5 or Dec. 12

Enhanced Overview PLC Elementary Jan. 6, Secondary Jan. 7 (ONLY 6 per campus)
CHAMPS Classroom Management
(must attend both) Day 1 Jan. 27 and Day 2 Feb. 10

Cooperative Learning Elementary Jan. 14, Secondary Jan. 21

Coaching for Results Level I Cohort B (must attend all) Feb. 8, Feb. 9, March 17, March 18

Coaching for Results Level II Cohort B (must attend all) Jan. 25, Jan. 26, Feb. 16, Feb. 17

Thinking Maps (Introductory course for those new to LISD. Others may attend.) Jan. 29

Learning Leaders

The next Learning Leaders is on Dec. 16. We will start the day at 8 AM sitting with our same study groups. Holiday lunch will be provided.

Winter Online Learning

Winter online courses will OPEN on Friday, Dec. 11, at 4 PM. Here is the link to the winter online learning flyer.

January 4 - Campus PL Day

This is a campus professional learning day. Campus administration can expect all staff except nurses to be on campus to participate in the learning.

February 15 - Campus PL Day

This is a campus professional learning day. Instructional paraprofessionals (ESL & SpEd) will attend district-level learning. Campus administration can expect all other staff to be on campus to participate in the learning.

We would love your feedback!

We are looking for ways to improve LISD online courses. Please take our VERY short survey (4 - 6 questions) so we can best meet your needs. Thank you!

How can Professional Learning support your campus?

Topics we can support:
  • Cooperative Learning Strategies
  • Classroom Management
  • PLC's
  • Engagement
  • Leadership
  • Struggling Teachers
  • Specific Learning Interests
  • Campus Initiatives
  • Thinking Maps
  • First Year Teacher & New Hire Support


In what ways can we support?

  • Book studies
  • Twitter chats
  • Online courses
  • Campus trainings
  • Campus leaders trainings
  • District trainings
  • Observation / feedback
  • Connecting with resources


Please don't hesitate to let us know how we can help!