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Tuesday, August 16
 

8:00am EDT

Eureka Math Training Grades 3-5: Introduction to DCPS's New Math Curriculum
Participants will be able to:
• Customize and deliver the lessons of Eureka Math
• Use the preparation process collaboratively and independently to prepare lessons to be taught
• Highlight the coherence of the Eureka Math curriculum using examples drawn from across the grades
• Develop tools needed to address gaps in students’ prior knowledge and deepen students’ engagement

Speakers
EM

Eureka Math

Eureka Math

Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm EDT
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

8:00am EDT

Eureka Math Training Grades K-2: Introduction to DCPS's New Math Curriculum
Participants will be able to:
• Customize and deliver the lessons of Eureka Math
• Use the preparation process collaboratively and independently to prepare lessons to be taught
• Highlight the coherence of the Eureka Math curriculum using examples drawn from across the grades
• Develop tools needed to address gaps in students’ prior knowledge and deepen students’ engagement

Speakers
EM

Eureka Math

Eureka Math

Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm EDT
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

8:00am EDT

Eureka Math Training Grades K-5: Advanced Training for Year 2 Schools
Participants will be able to:
• Identify the major work of a grade band
• Highlight the coherence of the Eureka Math curriculum using examples drawn from across the grades
• Develop tools needed to address gaps in students’ prior knowledge and deepen students’ engagement

Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm EDT
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

12:30pm EDT

Returning ESL Teacher Training Grades K-5
Participants will be able to:
• Navigate ELLevation to analyze ELL data and produce reports
• Discuss how to use ELLevation data to plan for instruction
• Plan for instructing newcomer ELLs using Big English I and alternative materials for newcomers aligned to the DCPS ELA units

Session Contact
avatar for Deborah Maatta

Deborah Maatta

ESL Teacher/Trainer, Language Acquisition Division, DC Public Schools
Deborah Maatta has worked with DCPS as an ESL Teacher, ESL Teacher Trainer and Project Coordinator for 20 years. She specializes in differentiating instruction for ELLs at both the elementary and secondary level.


Tuesday August 16, 2016 12:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
Columbia Heights EC
 
Wednesday, August 17
 

8:00am EDT

Literacy Curriculum Grades 3-5: Why, What, and How?
Participants will be able to:
• Understand the vision for and the connection between the DCPS curriculum and LEAP professional development
• Create a shared understanding of unit 1 content and assessments
• Engage in a text-based discussion in order to unpack the complexities of a core unit 1 text

Session Contact
avatar for Jennifer Jump

Jennifer Jump

Director of Elementary Literacy, DCPS
Have questions about Elementary Literacy? Fundations? Common Core? Units of Study, I am happy to support! Want to discuss how to make texts accessible to all students? Let's set up some time to talk.


Wednesday August 17, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm EDT
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

8:00am EDT

Literacy Curriculum Grades K-2: Why, What, and How?
Participants will be able to:
• Understand the vision for and the connection between the DCPS curriculum and LEAP professional development
• Create a shared understanding of unit 1 content and assessments
• Engage in a text-based discussion in order to unpack the complexities of a core unit 1 text

Session Contact
avatar for Jennifer Jump

Jennifer Jump

Director of Elementary Literacy, DCPS
Have questions about Elementary Literacy? Fundations? Common Core? Units of Study, I am happy to support! Want to discuss how to make texts accessible to all students? Let's set up some time to talk.


Wednesday August 17, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm EDT
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

8:00am EDT

Literacy Curriculum Grades 6-8: Why, What, and How?
Participants will be able to:
• Understand the vision for and the connection between the DCPS curriculum and LEAP professional development
• Create a shared understanding of unit 1 content and assessments and compose ideal responses for a unit 1 writing task
• Engage in a text-based discussion in order to unpack the complexities of a core unit 1 text

Session Contact
avatar for Abby Welsheimer

Abby Welsheimer

Director, Secondary Literacy Professional Learning, DCPS
RC

Raymond Cummings

Director of Secondary Literacy, District of Columbia Public Schools


Wednesday August 17, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm EDT
Cardozo EC

8:00am EDT

Literacy Curriculum Grades 9-12: Why, What, and How?
Participants will be able to:
• Understand the vision for and the connection between the DCPS curriculum and LEAP professional development
• Create a shared understanding of unit 1 content and assessments and compose ideal responses for a unit 1 writing task
• Engage in a text-based discussion in order to unpack the complexities of a core unit 1 text

Session Contact
RC

Raymond Cummings

Director of Secondary Literacy, District of Columbia Public Schools


Wednesday August 17, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm EDT
Cardozo EC
 


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