CREC: Capitol Region Education Council Public Catalog 
 
Class Details
Conference Name
Teachers Academy 2020 - Year 2/3 Synchronous Sessions
Sub Title
**CREC Staff Only**
Session Type
Multiple Session
Year Code
2020-2021
Equivalent
No
Max # of Awards
6
Min # of Awards
0
Code
241-21-934-002
Topic/Subject:  
934 Magnet Schools
Subject Area
[Effective Teaching and Instruction]
Target Audience
[Teachers]
Class Status
CLOSED
Experience Level
Assessment Area

Other Notes
Award
HOUR
Description
FOR CREC STAFF ONLY: All CREC teachers are welcome to attend this annual event! Sessions will encourage meaningful collegial conversations; inspire collaborative problem solving and innovative thinking; and result in resources for immediate classroom application. Year 2/3 teachers are encouraged to attend 6 hours of sessions that are a combination of synchronous and asynchronous options. Register here for synchronous sessions that are outlined in the Teachers Academy catalog.
Objectives
To understand what it means and what is necessary to be a CREC teacher; to learn critical content to plan for the coming school year; to encourage meaningful collegial conversations; and to inspire collaborative problem solving and innovative thinking.
Address
On-Line Course

n/a,   
Schedule(s):
DateStart TimeEnd TimeTitleLocationDescriptinRoomAddressInstructor
08/17/20208:00AM9:00AMM100: Clever & NoRedInk for Elementary Language Arts TeachersOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://noredink.zoom.us/j/95035106841 Participants will review the procedures for No Red Ink with the addition of Clever, practice the Clever log-in, explore and assign No Red Ink content. You will need your laptop.   
08/17/20208:00AM9:00AMM101: Creating Culturally Relevant Curriculum Across Content AreasOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://zoom.us/j/91378322490?pwd=SEgydzIwRjZ5ekhsMk9MOHBpN2QvUT09 Password: M101 Participants will identify their own biases, plan to purposely and meaningfully incorporate racial and culturally diverse information, text, figures and ideas in all content areas, identify the appropriate and real information to discuss with students, identify areas of need for English Language Learners and appropriate supports. Please bring a computer or other device to work online, at least one lesson/unit you teach and have access to Google Drive.   
08/17/20208:00AM9:00AMM102: Using Gale to support Instruction for all LearnersOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://cengage.zoom.us/j/94899585951 Participants will learn about all of the GALE resources and databased available to them. They will have access to the professional development resources available through GALE. Please bring your laptop.    
08/17/20208:00AM9:00AMM104: Secondary Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction On-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7065134436?pwd=MmVadnIyVGhtZ3Z1TlRMUitxNE4zQT09 Participants will access and review their course and grade level curriculum; discuss and experiences best practices for Inquiry-based, culturally responsive Social Studies Instruction; and create a plan for instruction. Bring instructional materials and curricular documents    
08/17/20209:30AM11:30AMM200: Knowledge and Skills for Teachers Supervising the Work of ParaeducatorsOn-Line CourseZoom Info: https://crec.zoom.us/j/8310442121?pwd=eDlhZjI0cmYya3UrT0ZWWU91Rm5hQT09 Passcode: AGCSLP1110 Participants will gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities educators and paraeducators have in supporting one another; how to utilize encouraging feedback to improve each others practices in order to support the learning environment and professional growth. Bring electronic device, preferably a laptop.   
08/17/20209:30AM11:30AMM201:Science Instruction and PlanningOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://zoom.us/j/91887877074?pwd=S2s5UnYwZERBamo0RWluQklNWUhXUT09 Passcode: science Participants will utilize effective lesson planning templates to design science lessons. Bring Laptop, curriculum resources (if you use any print versions)   
08/17/20209:30AM11:30AMM202: The First Six Weeks of SchoolOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://crec.zoom.us/j/91914936326?pwd=UHB6ODdmam5YWklNeTJLUXJrbjNLdz09 Passcode: LetMeIn Participants will be engaged in an interactive session focused on learning strategies to create classroom routines and expectations at the beginning of the year.    
08/17/20209:30AM11:30AMM203: 6-8 ELA COVID 19 Curriculum Scope, sequence and resourcesOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85605364447?pwd=Rzd5bkRabHFsaWNWOVNKYzl6QUkrdz09 Passcode: curric Participants will 1. review the reading and writing workshop curriculum with a focus on priority standards, learning targets and formative assessments. 2. review the pacing of instruction for the first six weeks of school. Please bring a fully-charged laptop and any curriculum resources for unit one. 3. review and explore the diverse and culturally relevant text and instructional resources.   
08/17/202012:00PM1:00PMM300: Getting Started with NoRedInk for Middle and High School Language Arts Teachers On-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://noredink.zoom.us/j/99395083647 Participants will: learn how to set up accounts and create classes learn the grammar and writing features of No Red Ink learn how to incorporated No Red Ink into their English class Please bring a laptop   
08/17/202012:00PM1:00PMM301: Equity Book ShareOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://crec.zoom.us/j/2970878685?pwd=Q3Zjb1N2Y1h5cDcvN05BeXFzazdsZz09 Passcode: 193385 Participants will engage in conversation around specific texts to enhance racial equity awareness. No materials needed.   
08/17/202012:00PM1:00PMM302: Google Classroom for Novice TeachersOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://zoom.us/j/98529575979?pwd=NXE4cGdTWTBjaFRkNlNPVjU3SEpUZz09 Passcode: 7rBeKF Participants will participate in a presentation of what Google Classroom is and explore making their own classroom. Please bring a computer, an open mind, and a smile!   
08/17/202012:00PM1:00PMM303: Using Screencastify and Edpuzzle to Create Instructional Videos On-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://zoom.us/j/94559971276?pwd=NG5ydk5mREM4c0ZheHFDVUZKT05QQT09 Passcode: VPR0kW Participants will watch a demonstration of how to use Screencastify and Edpuzzle, learn how to edit and modify a video they created in Edpuzzle, explore both platforms, have time to ask questions and discuss how these platforms can be used to during in-person and distance learning instruction.   
08/17/202012:00PM1:00PMM304: Covid 19 Changes to the Secondary Math CurriculumOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84780809051?pwd=NmRTd0lMQ0d1enJPZUJRUWUweVN4QT09 Passcode: CREC Participants will: Review the changes to the curriculum Discuss implications of changes on instruction Plan for instruction No additional instructions needed   
08/17/20201:15PM3:15PMM400: Educator Self-Care: Enhancing Well-Being and Leading by ExampleOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://crec.zoom.us/j/92040441929?pwd=RUg5TG9XaTRYWEh5ekJRS1ZJRzdndz09 Passcode: 826794 This session will be a combination of whole group discussions and small group break out sessions. There will be experiential practices as well as personal reflection. Scenarios will be used and sharing will be encouraged. Please bring an open mind!    
08/17/20201:15PM3:15PMM401: Engaging English Learners through Distance LearningOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88270018047?pwd=dG9GbVhWVkVndkxiZWZja1RUMk9JZz09 Passcode: BpW4SF Partcipants will explore strategies that are particularly effective and engaging for English Learners as well as learn how to involve parents/guardians in the process. Participants should keep available an online lesson they have used in the past or are planning to use this year.   
08/17/20201:15PM3:15PMM402: K-5 ELA COVID 19 Curriculum Scope, sequence and resourcesOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88270018047?pwd=dG9GbVhWVkVndkxiZWZja1RUMk9JZz09 Passcode: BpW4SF Participants will: 1. review the reading and writing workshop curriculum with a focus on priority standards, learning targets and formative assessments. 2. review the pacing of instruction for the first six weeks of school. 3. review and explore the diverse and culturally relevant text and instructional resources. Please bring a fully-charged laptop and any curriculum resources for unit one.    
08/17/20201:15PM3:15PMM403: Understanding DyslexiaOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://crec.zoom.us/j/8233166536 This 2 hour facilitated session will provide participants with the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the signs of dyslexia, assessing for instructional planning, intervention strategies, classroom accommodations and more. Appropriate for both general and special educators.   
08/18/20208:00AM9:00AMT100: Flipgrid for Instruction On-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://zoom.us/j/94780679459?pwd=eVR3eUE4dW1VOHZaMzFiVEpyMnhwdz09 Password: Flip Participants will be introduced to the flip grid platform, given suggested ways to use flipgrid both in your classroom or online, be provided with student examples, and have time to explore the resources provided and collaborate with other teachers in planning for the future using Flip Grid. Participants should bring their laptop, and any curriculum materials they would like to work with.    
08/18/20208:00AM9:00AMT101: Self-Care for Educators during Uncertain Times: How to ensure you are your best self for your studentsOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://crec.zoom.us/j/91076751392 Participants will learn how to create healthy boundaries and a healthy work/life balance. Participants will understand what is in their control and focus on those areas and acknowledge moments of gratitude in order to teach students how to do the same. They'll create a personal self-care routine and teach students self-care strategies as well. They will understand and create empathy for self as well as our colleagues and students honoring ALL perspectives and acknowledging cultural differences.    
08/18/20208:00AM9:00AMT102: Using Outlook/Google to Improve EfficiencyOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84683340886?pwd=T2hKRkk5ZGhmN3dERktVZ1lXM1pkQT09 Passcode: crec Participants will explore important basic features of Outlook like signatures, mail folders, mailing groups, filters, etc. and organizational features of Chrome and Drive. Please bring your laptop and access to your CREC accounts (email, network, etc.)   
08/18/20208:00AM9:00AMT103: General Education Strategies to Support Learning; implementing the Early Intervention Process for children with motor concerns.On-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://crec.zoom.us/j/91842846968?pwd=dVRaZU8zVmE1T0tGMG0xQ2xWZkQwdz09 Passcode: 919870 Participants will participate in a presentation of the Early Intervention Process for students with motor concerns including strategies and practical ideas to support student learning and participation.   
08/18/20208:00AM9:00AMT104: Nearpod 101: The Foundations of NearpodOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82508627852?pwd=eFVFTTQ3bTFYNW1CNnIwRmhJWlZ5QT09 Passcode: 9WfJZa Participants will be introduced to Nearpod from a student perspective, learn how to use Nearpod from a teacher perspective, and actively participate in collaborative planning with peers to create Nearpod lessons to be used in their classrooms. Participants will need a computer and access to log onto Nearpod as a teacher.    
08/18/20209:30AM11:30AMT200: GoogleDrive - Tips, Tricks, & Time!On-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2846907670?pwd=VFIyQjY3c29PYWZvWHpJL3JaNzU0UT09 Passcode: Campbell Participants will experience the four primary GoogleDrive tools: GoogleDocs, GoogleSheets, GoogleSlides, and GoogleForms. Participants will learn how to integrate the tools into their Learning Management System (Schoology, GoogleClassroom, etc), and have time to organize their Drive, experiment with the tools, and get individualized assistance! No matter what online platform you use, GoogleDrive will help you! Participants only need a charged laptop!   
08/18/20209:30AM11:30AMT201: LGBTQIA+ Friendly Elementary ClassroomOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84949010841?pwd=cFVhSHk3bDB6UUpJejhaRXd5cUpydz09 Passcode: crec Participants will learn strategies for ensuring the print environment, classroom library, language and routines take into account the needs of LGBTQIA+ students. This is a discussion based class that provide teachers a safe place to ask questions and collaboratively design strategies to use in their classroom. Please bring your laptop.   
08/18/20209:30AM11:30AMT202: Racial Bias in the ClassroomOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://crec.zoom.us/j/97718494973?pwd=OGkxTTU2N1RVdEsxV2haT2hQWjVYQT09 Passcode: 244406 Participants will explore the concept of unconscious bias, including a self-exploration to recognize their own bias. Most importantly, having identified personal biases, participants will learn strategies to overcome these preset reactions and respond in ways that reflect their conscious beliefs and values.   
08/18/20209:30AM11:30AMT203: Next Level Culture and Climate for your ClassroomOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2853097021?pwd=Q2JqazNuZ1pYRVFGVXYrNVJjK3JLdz09 Passcode: 2cQCcL Participants will improve techniques that teach behaviors passively, but long term and create a culture that impacts all students regardless of their level of success.   
08/18/202012:00PM1:00PMT300: Transforming Student Writing with NoRedInk for Middle and High School Language Arts TeachersOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://noredink.zoom.us/j/94573047407 Participants will: review the basics of No Red Ink grammar and writing resources closely look at the new writing resources in No Red Ink plan for the implementation of No Red Ink in their English classes You will need a laptop   
08/18/202012:00PM1:00PMT301: Understanding and Engaging Students with Autism in the Regular Education ClassroomOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://crec.zoom.us/j/98685594479?pwd=elNtSW1CV1VxSXBHOTFUcHVXeHBZZz09 Passcode: 459984 Participants will review the diagnosis of Autism and behaviors commonly seen in students with Autism; re-examine these behaviors to better understand why they are so common and what function they serve students; actively participate in a dialogue to develop strategies to maximize student engagement and participation in classroom activities through embracing these "behaviors" rather than extinguishing them. Presentation inspired by the book Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism by Barry Prizant   
08/18/202012:00PM1:00PMT303: Using Google Slides to Create Interactive Choice BoardsOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://zoom.us/j/91920763906?pwd=NjBodGszYmhUV1hySTA3dTFYeVhXdz09 Passcode: 6viFjR Participants will learn about choice boards and brainstorm ways they can be used in a variety of classrooms and content areas; explore exemplar choice boards; begin creating their own digital choice board; and share products with fellow participants. Participants will need a laptop and a Google account.   
08/18/202012:00PM1:00PMT304: Flipgrid for Instruction On-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://zoom.us/j/91281618599?pwd=N0MxZUFLbXZlbUhYYW9BR0ZuNFpLZz09 Password: Flip Participants will be introduced to the flip grid platform, given suggested ways to use flipgrid both in your classroom or online, be provided with student examples, and have time to explore the resources provided and collaborate with other teachers in planning for the future using Flip Grid. Participants should bring their laptop, and any curriculum materials they would like to work with.    
08/18/20201:15PM3:15PMT400: Differentiation to promote equity in instructionOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81299398655?pwd=OGh6ZExEc3BZRFJ5MFllcERXSmR1Zz09 Passcode: tL9c5q Participants will understand what differentiation is in the classroom. They will also be aware of differentiated instructional strategies that could be used in the classroom to meet the needs of all learners. Please being a laptop and curriculum or unit of study.   
08/18/20201:15PM3:15PMT401: Teaching Remotely while Managing our Own AnxietyOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://crec.zoom.us/j/98485250874?pwd=SFJVeUVKcEwwZ2o3bHJmQTQyczhQdz09 Passcode: 223274 Participants will direct instruction, small group discussion, interactive activities Paticipants will need a web-enabled device.   
08/18/20201:15PM3:15PMT402: Math Curriculum Blended Learning and ImplementationOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84529111648?pwd=SUNvTDRVYUpubUdwWEdTNk0yU0NvUT09 Passcode: math Participants will be introduced to the math implementation guides and given an overview of the math expressions curriculum. We will dive into the supplemental resources embedded throughout each unit. As a group we will explore blended learning resources and consider how to utilize them through different learning platforms. Participants will need a laptop/computer and a Google account to access all documents through Google Drive.    
08/18/20201:15PM3:15PMT403: Elementary Math Programs for Students with Math Computation and Applied Problem Solving WeaknessesOn-Line CourseZOOM Info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89784223056?pwd=NFRITFZncEdwamx1M0UvV2E1VlNOZz09 Passcode: Ci1qwn This two hour facilitated session will provide participants with ways to identify students as struggling in this area, identify specific assessments designed to identify dyscalculia, examine targeted intervention strategies to use with students, discuss classroom modifications and more. Participants will have the opportunity to create goals and objectives to address this area of need with individual students and to create action plans for use with lesson plans. Appropriate for both general and special educators.