Program for November 28th - Systemic PD

Adam Rummelhart

Continuation to Redefining the Paperless Classroom with OneNote and Teams (@TFC)

presented by Adam Rummelhart

Creating a paperless classroom can be so much more than merely distributing work digitally. With OneNote and OneNote Class Notebook you can redefine what it means to create a digital classroom. You can embed engaging live content such as Forms, YouTube, GeoGebra, Sway, and more. Using digital ink your students will be able to take hand written notes, highlight text, draw, and work on math probl...


2:15 - 3:30 C.A.T. Lab 104/105 Systemic PD
Julia Hadler

Weebly – Create Your Own Website (@TFN)

presented by Julia Hadler

Teachers and staff members will be introduced to Weebly. The purpose of this offering is to allow staff to create their own teaching website. Teachers, staff, or departments will be able to create a personalized webpage free of cost. It allows for students and parents to have access to content beyond the classroom. No materials will be needed for this presentation unless they would like to take...


2:15 - 3:30 T.F. North Lab 108 Systemic PD
Maria Chavez

Understanding Behavior: Through Which Lens Do We Examine and Respond to Behavior? (@TFN)

presented by Maria Chavez

This session will provide a basic understanding of theories used to evaluate behaviors observed in the classroom and beyond. Theories discussed will be: Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral, Adlerian, and Internal Family Systems with an emphasis on Trauma Informed Care (TIC). TIC is an approach aimed at understanding the impact the symptoms of trauma have on learning. The goal of this ses...


2:15 - 3:30 T.F. North LRC – Smart Lab Systemic PD
Becky Szuba Verneisha Gair

The Writing on the Wall: How Objectives Guide Students and Teachers in the Learning Process (@TFS)

presented by Becky Szuba, Verneisha Gair

In this hands-on, interactive session, teachers will explore in more detail the District Instructional Absolute- Objectives. Teachers will make connections between standards, objectives, and the tasks that students perform during the hour. Emphasis will be placed on the “what” and the “how” of objective writing. Teachers should come prepared with an upcoming lesson that will be taught. This ...


2:15 - 3:30 T.F. South Room 221 Systemic PD
Kerry Schuldes

Talk Less, Teach More: Increasing Opportunities for Student-to-Student Discussion (@TFN)

presented by Kerry Schuldes

Staff will explore in detail the power of student voice through a collaborative learning experience. Participants will discuss the benefits of collaborative learning and challenges of its implementation, as well as learn specific strategies that can be used in class as soon as the next day! This session is a repeat.

Target Audience: Certified Staff

2:15 - 3:30 T.F. North Room 241 Systemic PD
Raymond Williams Dr. Dwayne Evans Brian Rucinski Omari Garrett

Higher Order Questions/Instructional Framework (@TFN)

presented by Raymond Williams, Dr. Dwayne Evans, Brian Rucinski, Omari Garrett

Asking questions is natural and intuitive. Teachers ask questions from the start of a lesson until the end. This session will focus on the purpose of using higher order questions in the classroom. Teachers will differentiate between higher order questions and essential questions. Additionally, teachers will identify scaffolding techniques and develop at least two examples of how to use higher ...


2:15 - 3:30 T.F. North Room 213 Systemic PD
Teresa Lance Gloria Kijewski

Gradual Release (They Do & You Do) – Part II of II (@TFS)

presented by Teresa Lance, Gloria Kijewski

Now that you have fine-tuned your modeling and started to let go while still providing support, it is time to let students work together to show you what they know. Join us for ‘Part II’ of this series as we focus on the ‘You Do (Together) and You Do (On Your Own) components of gradual release. Teachers will leave this session knowing strategies to encourage students how to work with classmate...


2:15 - 3:30 T.F. South Room 235 Systemic PD
Diane Desoto

Google Drive for Teacher & Student Use (Part II of II) (@TFN)

presented by Diane Desoto

This session will continue to build on Google Drive strategies, and survey results from the Part I session will be used to tailor and cover the tools and strategies requested. Some of strategies that will be focused on in this session include: transferring files and organizing your Google Drive, creating a Google Classroom, and Google Docs for classroom use – including creating quizzes and usin...


2:15 - 3:30 T.F. North LRC Systemic PD
Aaron J Griffen, Ph.D.

Cultural Responsiveness and Relevance (@TFC)

presented by Aaron J Griffen, Ph.D.

This session builds on the Bias and Misinterpretations of Culture session by unpacking Deficit Theory (Valencia, 2010) which is grounded in Implicit Bias. The Resiliency Model (Winfield, 1991) is introduced to participants as a countering agent to dismantle Deficit Thinking, Furthermore, this session explores Cultural Responsiveness (Gay, 2010) and Cultural Relevance (Ladson-Billings, 2009) as ...


2:15 - 3:30 C.A.T. Community Room Systemic PD
Allison Lukaszewski

CPR/AED/First Aid Training ## (@TFN)

presented by Allison Lukaszewski

This training will help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. This session will teach skills participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. (Please note this is a TRAINING and will not provide you with certification.)

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2:15 - 3:30 T.F. North Auditorium (122) Systemic PD