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ADDITIONAL Summer Opportunities: PAID Common Core Training

Immediately following school ending for the summer in June, six PAID Common Core courses will be conducted. Below is the schedule for the two weeks. Please note the first week is for Secondary Social Studies and Science Teachers and the second week is for Elementary teachers. A brief listing of objectives for each course can be found below the schedule.

June 12-13-14 - Secondary SS & Science Teachers Gr 7-12

6/12 - Introductory Course: Driving Student Achievement

6/13 - Content Area/Course 2: Academic Language: Building a Bridge to Text-Based Writing

6/14 - Content Area/Course 3: Rigor & Research: Building Writing Proficiency in the Content Areas

June 17-18-19 - Elementary Teachers

6/17 - Introductory Course: Driving Student Achievement

6/18 - ELA Course 2: Building Vocabulary: A Focus on Academic and Domain-Specific Words

6/19 - ELA Course 3: Writing Arguments and Conducting Research: A Focus on Using Evidence

Driving Student Achievement with the Common Core (Offered 1st and 2nd week)

This course will enable participants to:

•Identify the role of leadership in helping school staff build knowledge and implement the standards

•Provide background and an understanding of the Common Core State Standards

•Support teachers as they begin to prepare students for the Next Generation Assessments

•Establish goals for leaders and teachers to successfully bridge all students to the Common Core Standards.

Academic Language: Building a Bridge to Text-Based Writing (Offered 1st week)

This course will enable participants to:

•Guide students to use context and structural clues to determine word meaning

•Use academic language frames and organizers to scaffold speaking and writing tasks

•Structure daily writing practice to help students craft arguments with text-based evidence

•Monitor and scaffold student learning using formative and performance-based assessments

•Prepare students for vocabulary testing on the Next Generation Assessments.

Rigor and Research: Building Writing Proficiency in the Content Areas (Offered 1st week)

This course will enable participants to:

•Engage all students in rigorous research and academic writing using text-based evidence

•Describe three types of analytical academic writing-argumentative, informative/explanatory, and narrative-necessary for success in college and career

•Identify key elements of argument writing and research

•Develop and use a rubric to assess student learning and plan differentiated support

•Support and monitor students in providing peer feedback on research and writing tasks.

Building Vocabulary: A Focus on Academic and Domain-Specific Words (Offered 2nd week)

This course will enable participants to:

•Define and select academic and domain-specific vocabulary for explicit instruction

•Guide students to use knowledge of morphemes, word families, and word clusters to make meaning

•Write response frames to structure and support vocabulary development

•Prepare students for vocabulary testing on the Next Generation Assessments

•Use strategies to scaffold vocabulary instruction and prepare all students for college and career.

Writing Arguments and Conducting Research: A Focus on Using Evidence (Offered 2nd week)

This course will enable participants to:

•Identify key elements of argument writing and research

•Guide students to analyze a writing model and use annotations to deconstruct text

•Categorize evidence to help students focus claims and strengthen arguments

•Prepare students for writing assessment on the Next Generation Assessments.

 

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June 12-13-14 Secondary SS & Science Teachers 7-12
Wednesday, June 12th - Introductory Course: Driving Student Achievement
Thursday, June 13th - Content Area/Course 2: Academic Language: Building a Bridge to Text-Based Writing
Friday, June 14th – Content Area/Course 3: Rigor & Research: Building Writing Proficiency in the Content Areas
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June 17-18-19 - Elementary Teachers
Monday, June 17th - Driving Student Achievement with the Common Core
Tuesday, June 18th - Building Vocabulary: A Focus on Academic and Domain-Specific Words
Wednesday, June 19th - Writing Arguments and Conducting Research: A Focus on Using Evidence
Choose 1 or more