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Columbia Heights EC [clear filter]
Tuesday, August 16
 

8:00am EDT

Establishing Excellence: SY17 Pre-service for all Library Media Specialists
Participants will be able to:
• Utilize all updated features of Follett Destiny for: circulation, eBooks, reports, data, and student research
• Implement Actions of Excellence for Library Programs and devise a Professional Growth Plan
• Lead teachers and students in Future Ready technology integration including Digital Citizenship

Session Contact
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Dr. Rondelle Price

Manager of Library Programs, Office of Teaching & Learning, DCPS
I am just an educator who believes that children are our first priority! A strong advocator for building a "Culture of Reading!" #DCPSLibraries #DCPSRising
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Kate Mester

Specialist, Library Programs, Office of Teaching and Learning, DCPS
Kate Mester has been the Specialist, Library Programs for DC Public Schools since 2014. She manages the DCPS online library catalog, trains and supports all DCPS LMS, and works to ensure equity across DCPS library collections.


Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm EDT
Columbia Heights EC

8:00am EDT

Introduction to the New World Languages Curriculum and LEAP Content (Day 1)
Participants will be able to:
• Gain an understanding of the LEAP content and building culture within their PLC groups
• Explore the components of the new K-12 World Languages curriculum based on AP themes and World Readiness Standards and implement the new curriculum into day-to-day practice
• Explore the planning domain of the TELL framework for effective World Language teaching

Speakers
avatar for Margaret White

Margaret White

Director, Inner Core Professional Learning, DC Public Schools

Session Contact
avatar for Margaret White

Margaret White

Director, Inner Core Professional Learning, DC Public Schools


Tuesday August 16, 2016 8:00am - 3:30pm EDT
Columbia Heights EC

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
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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

Dual Language Grades K-5 Cohort Planning Meeting (Invitation Only)
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is by invitation only. Please reach out to Liz Sauler at elizabeth.sauler@dc.gov for more information.

Speakers

Wednesday August 17, 2016 8:00am - 12:30pm EDT
Columbia Heights EC

8:00am EDT

Dual Language Grades 6-10 Cohort Planning Meeting (Invitation Only)
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is by invitation only. Please reach out to Liz Sauler at elizabeth.sauler@dc.gov for more information.

Speakers
Session Contact

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

8:00am EDT

Introduction to the New World Languages Curriculum and LEAP Content (Day 2)
Participants will be able to:
• Explore the components of the new k-12 World Languages curriculum based on AP themes and World Readiness Standards and implement the new curriculum into day-to-day practice
• Explore the planning domain of the TELL framework for effective World Language teaching
• Explore proficiency targets in the World Language classroom

Speakers
avatar for Margaret White

Margaret White

Director, Inner Core Professional Learning, DC Public Schools

Session Contact
avatar for Margaret White

Margaret White

Director, Inner Core Professional Learning, DC Public Schools



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


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