Professional Development

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Getting Messy with NonfictionFebruary 23, 2017

Audience: All teachers grades 3-8. This class will be with Ellen A. Thompson, Ed.D. and June Golato, M.S., CCC-SLP, and takes place March 15-May 10, 2017.

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Restorative Practices and MindfulnessNovember 03, 2016

Starting in January, there is a three credit hybrid/online course focused on the Transformative Power of Restorative Practices and Mindfulness in Building a Vital Learning Community.

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Managing Day to Day Life in the ClassroomOctober 07, 2016

This one-day workshop (Oct. 18 @ CVEDC classroom) is the perfect fit for for newer teachers and teachers in new settings looking for classroom management strategies, camaraderie and peace of mind that will bring great new practices and systems into your classroom for a vibrant and respectful learning environment.

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Teaching Essay and Argument in Writing Workshop

This one-day workshop for teachers of grades 4-8 with Beth Moore. (Jan. 12 @ Hampton Inn) will focus on essay and argumentative writing that inspires kids to write passionately about topics that matter to them.

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Innovate Your Reading Workshop

In this two-day workshop for K-4 teachers with Beth Moore (Nov. 14 & 15 @ Hiawatha Elementary School) participants will study methods for teaching small groups inside a reading workshop model.

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Mindfulness and Restorative Practices

This workshop (with Annie O Shaughnessy, M.Ed in Mindfulness Dec. 7 @ Hampton Inn) will increase your knowledge and skills in the following ways: provide opportunities to experience the benefits of Mindfulness and Restorative Practices first-hand.

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Professional Development InstituteSeptember 08, 2016

The CCSU PDI is a district-hosted course which provides participates with the opportunity to engage in a self-designed learning experience while earning graduate credit through Southern NH University.

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PBL and Standards-Based GradingSeptember 01, 2016

October 4 and 5th workshop's topics include proficiency scales, learning targets, assessment cycles, remediation and grade books.

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Literacy Development for ELL StudentsApril 27, 2016

CAL (Center for Applied Linguistics) offers an on-line course for teachers who are interested in exploring literacy development for ELLs in their classes (all content areas). Please click on this link for more information.

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CCSU Summer Tech courseMarch 18, 2016

This summer we will be offering two separate sessions of a technology integration course called Improving Your Educational Practice with Technology. This course will be offered the week after school ends, June 20-24, and again from August 1-5.