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Early Childhood [clear filter]
Thursday, August 11
 

12:30pm

GOLD for New Teachers in Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4 classrooms (Part I) @ NTO
Participants will be able to:


  • Learn to use an online platform, Teaching Strategies GOLD, to collect high quality, authentic, and developmentally appropriate child assessment data

  • Learn about DCPS expectations for using GOLD, how to submit child assessments for DCPS checkpoints, and how to connect child assessment data to instructional practices


GOLD is a 2-part training


  • Part I is being offered to New Teachers at NTO on Aug 11

  • There are 2 options for attending Part II - Aug 22 8:30am-11:30am OR Aug 22 12:30pm - 3:30pm 


Session Contact

Thursday August 11, 2016 12:30pm - 3:30pm
TBA
 
Tuesday, August 16
 

8:00am

Health Cornerstone (Option 1)
Participants will be able to:





  • Learn the importance of practicing healthy behaviors through identifying, describing, and engaging in those behaviors at home, school, and community



  • Practice how to engage children in effective questions, language modeling, feedback loops, peer-modeling and visual representations to extend understanding of healty practices




Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 11:30am
Dunbar HS 101 N St NW, Washington, DC 20001

8:00am

Introduction to Creative Curriculum Part 2 (For Teachers and Paraprofessionals that attended the Part 1 during May 6th PD day)
Participants will be able to:


  • Gain an understanding of the theory and practice of Creative Curriculum

  • Implement Creative Curriculum into day-to-day practice

  • Deepen knowledge of how a study can support children's foundational learning across all domains


Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 11:30am
Emery PD Center 1720 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
  • Audience ECE New
  • Notes Lunch will be served

8:00am

Introduction to ECE LEAP - The Image of the Child (Option 1)
Participants will be able to:


  • Explore the scope and sequence of Early Childhood LEAP for the 2016-2017 school year, and identify the "Four Pillars of ECE Practice" that will guide our LEAP work

  • Construct an image of the Child that will act as the framework for the LEAP work throughout the year

  • Explore the role of the four pillars through a curricular perspective

  • Examine the role that relationships play in the development and learning of young children


Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 11:30am
Dunbar HS 101 N St NW, Washington, DC 20001

8:00am

Re-examining Quality In Early Childhood Classrooms (Option 1)
Participants will be able to:


  • Explore how quality early childhood programming can foster foundation skills for children

  • Examine data to inform their existing knowledge in early childhood content


Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 11:30am
Dunbar HS 101 N St NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • Audience ECE Returning
  • Notes Sign in will begin at 8:00 AM Sessions begin at 8:30 AM, Lunch will be served

8:00am

Introduction to Creative Curriculum for NEW Title I & Non-Title I Teachers and Paraprofessionals (Day 1 of 2)
Participants will be able to:


  • Gain an understanding of the theory and practice of Creative Curriculum

  • Implement Creative Curriculum into day-to-day practice

  • Deepen knowledge of how a study can support children's foundational  learning across all domains


Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm
Emery PD Center 1720 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
  • Audience ECE New
  • Notes Lunch will be served. Teachers will need to bring their foundations manual.

8:00am

Introduction to Tools of the Mind for NEW Teachers (Day 1 of 2)
Participants will be able to:


  • Gain an understanding of the theory that supports the curriculum in addition to the activities that support it

  • Understand the scope and sequence of learning for 3 and 4 year olds

  • Understand how to support a make believe play block in addition to how to roll out the first 8 weeks of school


Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm
Emery PD Center 1720 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
  • Audience ECE New
  • Notes Lunch will be served

12:30pm

Health Cornerstone (Option 2)
Participants will be able to:


  • Learn the importance of practicing healthy behaviors through identifying, describing, and engaging in those behaviors at home, school, and community

  • Practice how to engage children in effective questions, laguage modeling, feedback loops, peer-modeling and visual representations to extend understanding of healthy practices


Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Dunbar HS 101 N St NW, Washington, DC 20001

12:30pm

Introduction to ECE LEAP – The Image of the Child (Option 2)
Participants will be able to:


  • Explore the scope and sequence of Early Childhood  LEAP for the 2016-2017 school year, and identify the "Four Pillars of ECE Practice" that will guide our LEAP work

  • Construct an Image of the Child that will act as the framework for the LEAP work throughout the year

  • Explore the role of the four pillars through a curricular perspective

  • Examine the role that relationships play in the development and learning of young children


Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Dunbar HS 101 N St NW, Washington, DC 20001

12:30pm

Re-examining Quality In Early Childhood Classrooms (Option 2)
Participants will be able to:


  • Explore how quality early childhood  programmming can foster foundation skills for children

  • Examine data to inform their  existing knowledge in early childhood content


Session Contact

Tuesday August 16, 2016 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Dunbar HS 101 N St NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • Audience ECE Returning
  • Notes Sign in will begin at 8:00 AM Sessions begin at 8:30 AM, Lunch will be served
 
Wednesday, August 17
 

8:00am

Health Cornerstone (Option 3)
Participants will be able to:


  • Learn the importance od practicing healthy behaviors through identifying, describing, and engaging in those behaviors at home, school, and community

  • Practice how to engage children in effective questions, language modeling, feedback loops, peer-modeling and visual representations to extend understanding of healthy practices


Session Contact

Wednesday August 17, 2016 8:00am - 11:30am
Dunbar HS 101 N St NW, Washington, DC 20001

8:00am

Introduction to ECE LEAP – The Image of the Child (Option 3)
Participants will be able to:


  • Explore the scope and sequence of Early Childhood LEAP for the 2016-2017 school year, and identify the "Four Pillars of ECE Practice" that will guide our LEAP work

  • Construct an Image of the Child that will act as the framework for the LEAP work throughout the year

  • Explore the role of the four pillars through a curricular perspective

  • Examine the role that relationships play in the development and learning of young children


Session Contact

Wednesday August 17, 2016 8:00am - 11:30am
Dunbar HS 101 N St NW, Washington, DC 20001

8:00am

Re-examining Quality In Early Childhood Classrooms (Option 3)
Participants will be able to:


  • Explore how quality early childhood programming can foster foundation skills for children

  • Examine data to inform their existing knowledge in early childhood content


 

Session Contact

Wednesday August 17, 2016 8:00am - 11:30am
Dunbar HS 101 N St NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • Audience ECE Returning
  • Notes Sign in will begin at 8:00 AM Sessions begin at 8:30 AM, Lunch will be served

8:00am

Introduction to Creative Curriculum for NEW Title I & Non-Title I Teachers and Paraprofessionals (Day 2 of 2)
Participants will be able to:


  • Gain understanding of the theory and practice of Creative Curriculum

  • Implement Creative Curriculum into day-to-day practice

  • Deepen knowledge of how a study can support children's foundational learning across all domains


Session Contact

Wednesday August 17, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm
Emery PD Center 1720 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
  • Audience ECE New
  • Notes Lunch will be served. Teachers will need to bring their foundations manual.

8:00am

Introduction to Tools of the Mind for NEW Teachers (Day 2 of 2)
Participants will be able to:


  • Gain an understanding of the theory that supports the curriculum in addition to the activities that support it

  • Understand the scope annd sequence of learning for 3 and 4 year olds

  • Understand how to support a make believe play block in addition to how to roll out the first 8 weeks of school


Session Contact

Wednesday August 17, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm
Emery PD Center 1720 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
  • Audience ECE New
  • Notes Lunch will be served
 
Monday, August 22
 

8:00am

GOLD for New Teachers in Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4 classrooms (Part II - Option 1)
Participants will be able to:


  • Learn to use an online platform, Teaching Strategies GOLD, to collect high quality, authentic, and developmentally appropriate child assessment data

  • Learn about DCPS expectations for using GOLD, how to submit child assessments for DCPS checkpoints, and how to connect child assessment data to instructional practices


GOLD is a 2-part training


  • Part I is being offered to New Teachers at NTO on Aug 11

  • There are 2 options for attending Part II - Aug 22 8:30am-11:30am OR Aug 22 12:30pm - 3:30pm 






Session Contact

Monday August 22, 2016 8:00am - 11:30am
Emery PD Center 1720 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
  • Audience ECE New
  • Notes Teachers will be directed to the appropriate room depending on their curriculum and if they attended the NTO session. This is mandatory training for new teachers and current teachers that are new to ECE.

8:00am

Home Visit Training (Option 1)
Participants will be able to:


  • Deepen their knowledge of how proactive communication with families supports children success in school

  • Understand the importance of home visits and the protocols to establish an open dialogue with families


Session Contact

Monday August 22, 2016 8:00am - 11:30am
Emery PD Center 1720 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

12:30pm

GOLD for New Teachers in Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4 classrooms (Part II - Option 2)
Participants will be able to:


  • Learn to use an online platform, Teaching Strategies GOLD, to collect high quality, authentic, and developmentally appropriate child assessment data

  • Learn about DCPS expectations for using GOLD, how to submit child assessments for DCPS checkpoints, and how to connect child assessment data to instructional practices


GOLD is a 2-part training


  • Part I is being offered to New Teachers at NTO on Aug 11

  • There are 2 options for attending Part II - Aug 22 8:30am-11:30am OR Aug 22 12:30pm - 3:30pm 


Session Contact

Monday August 22, 2016 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Emery PD Center 1720 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
  • Audience ECE New
  • Notes Teachers will be directed to the appropriate room depending on their curriculum and if they attended the NTO session. This is mandatory training for new teachers and current teachers that are new to ECE.

12:30pm

Home Visit Training (Option 2)
Participamts will be able to:


  • Deepen their knowledge of how  proactive communication with families supports children success in school

  • Understand the importance of home visits and the protocols to establish an open dialogue with families


Session Contact

Monday August 22, 2016 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Emery PD Center 1720 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
 


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