September 23rd, 4-5:30 PM: EEI Review and Lesson Analysis– assessment on the elements taught in first and second year classes, guided group analysis of video lessons, independent practice.
November 11th or 13th, 4-5:30 PM: Anticipatory Set & Closure– assessment on the critical attribute of anticipatory sets & closure, guided group analysis of examples, independent practice
September 16th or 18th, 4-5:30 PM: EEI Review and Lesson Analysis– assessment on the elements taught in first-year classes, guided group analysis of video lessons, independent practice
January 13th or 15th, 4-5:30 PM: Active Participation: Engaging ALL Learners- Interactive lecture on the critical attributes of and strategies for facilitating active participation.
NCS Student Engagement Seminar 2015 – Jan – Student (Shortened version)
October 28th or 30th, 4-5:30 PM: Teaching to an Objective: Four Teacher Actions– assessment on the four teacher actions, guided group analysis of examples, independent practice
September 9th or 11th, 4-5:30 PM: Instructional Objectives– assessment on the 5 parts, guided group analysis of examples, independent practice
A big thank you to everyone who made our Professional Learning opportunities engaging for all of our staff. Pictured below are our elementary presenters (Not pictured: Matt Lee and Tony Gunter). Click on the following links for videos and resources
Top Tips for Classroom Management (Video Link)
Jeff Ingram’s Google Classroom (Video Link)
Elementary Pick-A-Session (Overview)
Please click on the January 19th – District Professional Learning to view the agenda and learning opportunities for the morning sessions.
October 20th was a success with multiple Professional Learning options for our staff. Our secondary staff had multiple opportunities to learn from each other during a choose a session event (Presenters are pictured below). Our elementary staff were presented with a whole group SAMR presentation and then a Google Tips and Tricks choice session.
OCTOBER 20TH District PD (District Agenda)
Secondary Sessions 10.20.14-survey (Secondary session descriptions)
Today was Westside Community Schools first District wide Professional Learning day in over ten years. Our elementary staff received an interactive presentation on our newly adopted reading curriculum with our secondary staff receiving Google training at WHS.
Technology PD 8.29.14 (Agenda for 8.29.14)