Workshops Scheduled for Winter 2015

 


 

 

California ASCD and the California Science Teachers Association Present:

Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards:  A Paradigm Shift in Teaching and Learning

 

Wednesday, February 20, 2015

Hosted by Walnut Valley Unified, Walnut

 

Jared Marr is a Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist with Tulare County Office of Education. 

Michelle French is also a Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist with the Tulare County Office of Education.  

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California ASCD, Dublin Unified School District and Scholastic Present:

 

Creating a Culture of High Expectations

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENTERS:

Bill Daggett,  Ed.D.,  Founder and Chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education, is recognized worldwide for his proven ability to move preK-12 education systems towards more rigorous and relevant skills and knowledge for all students. He has assisted a number of states and hundreds of school districts with their school improvement initiatives.

Linda Jordan loves that she can impact student learning for the better on a daily basis. As the Director of Content Development, Linda uses her background in neuroscience and education to develop ground-breaking strategies for comprehensive school improvement. She builds teachers’ expertise by facilitating their own understanding of how to better help their students. Linda focuses on differentiated learning and provides teachers with gentle guidance on maneuvering the intricacies of brain development.

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California ASCD, Charter Oak Unified School District and Scholastic present:

 

Preparing Reticent Writers to Construct Competent CCSS-Aligned Responses

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Royal Oak Middle School, 303 S. Glendora Ave., Covina

 

 

 

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California ASCD in partnership with Discovery Education are pleased to offer:

Connecting the Dots with STEM Academy

Friday, May 8, 2015, 8:30 a.m. -- 3:00 p.m.

Hosted by:  Dublin Unified School District, 7471 Larkdale Ave., Dublin 94568

A workshop for superintendents, associate/assistant superintendents, principals, curriculum leaders, STEM directors/coordinators and other education leaders

 

In a new collaboration, CA ASCD and Discovery Education are pleased to offer the Connecting the Dots with STEM Academy. Learn to effectively lead the organization and administration of your STEM strategy and transform teaching and learning in your school district! This exciting professional learning event concentrates on the leadership required for successfully implementing STEM as a transformation tool in your school/district.. Participants will be:

· Immersed in STEM teaching and learning

· Explore STEM resources

· Experience instructional strategies that promote STEM skill building

· Examine data about future STEM opportunities in California

· Begin creating their own STEM definition and strategy

· The academy will be led by Discovery Education experts with extensive experience partnering with districts and schools to transform teaching and learning and create a culture of STEM.

 

 

 

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California ASCD, Scholastic and the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District Present:

 

Tools for Launching a Common Core Aligned Academic Vocabulary Campaign

Presenter:  Dr. Kate Kinsella

 

Thursday, April 9, 2015 -- 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, Bakersfield

 

PRESENTER:

Dr. Kate Kinsella is an adjunct faculty member in San Francisco State University’s Center for Teacher Efficacy. Her extensive national consultancy, training, and publications focus upon improving achievement of less proficient readers and immigrant youth. She provides guidance to state departments and districts on evidence-based instructional practices to promote gains for English Learners and under-resourced students in states as varied as New York, California and Texas. A teacher’s teacher, Dr. Kinsella has maintained active classroom involvement by teaching high school English Learners in her University’s Step to College Program and by providing in-class coaching and model lessons across the K-12 curricula. Her areas of professional focus are academic oral language, vocabulary, reading and writing development for career and college readiness. 

 

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California ASCD, Scholastic and the Los Angeles Co. Office of Education Present:

 

Tools for Launching a Common Core Aligned Academic Vocabulary Campaign

Presenter:  Dr. Kate Kinsella

 

Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Los Angeles Co. Office of Education, Ed Center 281, 9300 Imperial Hwy., Downey  90242

 

 

 

 

PRESENTER:

Dr. Kate Kinsella is an adjunct faculty member in San Francisco State University’s Center for Teacher Efficacy. Her extensive national consultancy, training, and publications focus upon improving achievement of less proficient readers and immigrant youth. She provides guidance to state departments and districts on evidence-based instructional practices to promote gains for English Learners and under-resourced students in states as varied as New York, California and Texas. A teacher’s teacher, Dr. Kinsella has maintained active classroom involvement by teaching high school English Learners in her University’s Step to College Program and by providing in-class coaching and model lessons across the K-12 curricula. Her areas of professional focus are academic oral language, vocabulary, reading and writing development for career and college readiness. 

 

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