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1. SW-PBS Emerging Advanced Team Training - Meeting 4

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 3/24/2017

Starting Soon
The Southeast RPDC will host a series of four workshops designed for schools in their second year of SW-PBS student implementation at the Tier 1 level. Content will emphasize implementation of the eight effective classroom practices with fidelity, using data for quality decision making and sustaining the Tier 1 process. Knowledge of the eight essential components of SW-PBS will be deepened and data will be analyzed as we consider the steps of scaling up to Tier 2 interventions.

Please sign up for each meeting date separately.

Meeting Dates include:
October 12, 2016
December 2, 2016
January 27, 2017
March 24, 2017

Missouri Teacher Standards:
Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment

2. SW-PBS Administrator Support -Meeting 2 (Current Schools)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Dexter Bar-B-Que in Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Dates: 3/30/2017

This meeting is for administrators currently implementing the SW-PBS framework. Various topics will be covered to keep administrators updated on any recent information from the Missouri SW-PBS State Team and National PBIS Center. In addition, a survey was sent to administrators for input on their needs.

Any additional questions or comments can be sent to Cynthia J. Matthew (cjmatthew@semo.edu), Maria R. Allen (mallen@semo.edu), and/or Debbie Lintner (dlintner@semo.edu).

Note: This meeting is held at Dexter BBQ in Cape Girardeau, MO. There will be a working lunch. (Individuals will pay for their own lunch)

3. SW-PBS Emerging Team Training - Session 6

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 3/31/2017

New
One of the make-up dates for Emerging Session 6

4. Literacy Collaboration Meeting

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Dexter Bar-B-Que in Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Dates: 4/6/2017

This is a special opportunity for networking as district reading staffs collaborate and share ideas, successes and concerns. There will be additional professional development topics presented by the RPDC Literacy Specialist to help districts and their reading people stay current with research based, high quality best practices and ELA strategies. The focus of the meeting this school year will be the ELA Missouri Learning Standards. All reading staff including academic coaches and reading specialists will find this networking meeting extremely beneficial.

Missouri Teacher Standards
Standard 7: Professional Collaboration

5. SE RPDC Missouri Statewide Teacher Academy - Meeting 5

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 4/7/2017

Teacher Academy is a replication of the very successful Leadership Academy Satellite Program, which has been fundamental in providing professional growth for school leaders. The Academy focus is centered on student engagement, instructional strategies, and reflection on practices that align with the Missouri State Teacher Standards. Teacher Academy is designed to provide participants with an intellectually stimulating opportunity to learn new teaching strategies and collaborate with other highly committed teachers in their region and throughout the state.

Participants will attend a one day Fall Statewide Kickoff on September 26, 2016 and a one day Spring Graduation on May 1, 2017 (location TBA). The rest of the trainings will be located at the Southeast RPDC. All dates are listed below.

Cost: $500.00 **Limited scholarships available (first come first serve basis).

Please sign up for each date separately on My Learning Plan.
January 25, 2017
February 23, 2017
April 7, 2017
May 1, 2017 (Graduation- Location TBA)

6. Leadership Academy--Regional Meeting 5

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 4/11/2017

Leadership Academy is a year-long collaborative opportunity for school district and building leaders. Participants engage in focused learning on the improvement of leadership performance as articulated in Missouri's Leader Standards and Quality Indicators. Leadership Academy develops effective leaders who:
*Demonstrate their roles as LEAD LEARNERS;
*Develop and cultivate positive productive PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS;
*Develop skills to effectively DEVELOP TEACHERS;
*Create and sustain a culture of CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

7. iTEaCH Institute: Putting the TECH in Your TEACHing - Meeting 4 Held at the Malden Regional Campus

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Malden Bootheel Higher Education Center - Harry Crisp Center (Malden, MO) [map]

Audience: Teachers, Instructional Technology

Dates: 4/12/2017

The iTEaCH Institute will meet four times throughout the 2016-2017 school year at the Soutehast campus in Malden. During this institute, participants will stay abreast of current trends in educational technology, learn innovative strategies for using technologies, and work with other teachers in Southeast Missouri who are implementing technology in their classrooms.

Dates for this four-day institute are listed below. Please register for all four dates separately.
October 6, 2016
December 1, 2016,
February 17, 2017
April 12, 2017

Missouri Teacher Standards:
Standard 2: Student Learning, Growth, and Development
Standard 4: Teaching for Critical Thinking
Standard 9: Professional Collaboration

8. Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades 6-8

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 4/20/2017

There is a strong call to build teachers' content knowledge for teaching mathematics. Learn about the mathematics you teach by doing the mathematics you teach. Learn how to develop the ability to teach meaningful, effective, and connected lesson sequences regardless of the resource materials you have in your classroom.

Participants will receive the book "Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades 6-8".

9. Fishing for Number Sense in Grades K-2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 4/25/2017

Number sense cannot be directly taught; it must be caught. This session will focus on how to promote flexibility with numbers, a critical component for moving K-2 students along the CGI trajectory and laying a firm foundation for future success in mathematics.

10. An Elementary Solution for Math and Literacy Summer Learning Loss-- FREE Workshop

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 5/3/2017

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Each summer, students lose critical math and literacy skills, widening the achievement gap and requiring remediation each year. To prevent this “summer slide,” Major League Baseball partnered with EverFi to develop a web-based resource that prepares students to enter the next school year on track. This baseball-themed, game-based learning experience is available at NO COST through a partnership with MLB.

The resource is six hours long, focusing on sentence structure/correction, commonly confused words, synonyms/antonyms, factors, multiples, ordering units of measure, fractions, and more. Aligned with state standards and is geared toward grades 4 & 5.

11. Making Mathematicians Academy Grades 3-6 Regroup 4

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Dates: 5/9/2017

Inside every student and teacher is a mathematician full of curiosity about the world. This academy will promote engagement in mathematics through best instructional practices to bring out the mathematician in both you and your students. This cohort includes 2 days in the summer plus four additional days throughout the school year.

12. Leadership Academy--Regional Meeting 6

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 5/10/2017

Leadership Academy is a year-long collaborative opportunity for school district and building leaders. Participants engage in focused learning on the improvement of leadership performance as articulated in Missouri's Leader Standards and Quality Indicators. Leadership Academy develops effective leaders who:
*Demonstrate their roles as LEAD LEARNERS;
*Develop and cultivate positive productive PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS;
*Develop skills to effectively DEVELOP TEACHERS;
*Create and sustain a culture of CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

13. Early Childhood Centers and Hacks

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 5/23/2017

Centered on Success (S-2013-0629)
Description
Feeling out of balance during center time with your students? Tired of the same old thing and having problems with behavior? Let's get "centered" with management techniques and new ideas to improve the quality of your students center time. Come ready to see center time in action and share ideas that have worked for you.

Classroom Hacks: Unusual Uses For Everyday Items (S-2015-0640)
Description
What can you use a baby bottle for besides feeding babies? Come and see a multitude of unusual uses for inexpensive everyday items from dollar stores. Ideas for organization, art materials, learning games, storage and more!

14. Growing a Mathematical Mindset

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 5/23/2017 to 5/25/2017

Scores of students hate and fear mathematics, so they end up leaving school without an understanding of basic mathematical concepts. Their evasion and departure hinders math-related pathways and STEM career opportunities. Research has shown very clear methods to change this phenomena, but the information has been confined to research journals - until now.

Join us in this series of workshops based upon the continuing research of Dr. Jo Boaler. Each participant will be given a copy of Mathematical Mindsets, which provides a proven, practical roadmap to mathematics success for all students.

15. Early Childhood Series - Meeting #3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 5/23/2017

This 3-part series is targeted for those educators and other professionals working with our youngest learners. Young brains need special attention!

Meeting #3: TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 10a.m.-2p.m. - Centers presented by Diane Miesner, Preschool Teacher.

Diane Miesner is a current Preschool Teacher, which is why a Saturday workshop.

Centered on Success (S-2013-0629)
Description
Feeling out of balance during center time with your students? Tired of the same old thing and having problems with behavior? Let's get "centered" with management techniques and new ideas to improve the quality of your students center time. Come ready to see center time in action and share ideas that have worked for you.

16. Accommodations and Modifications

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 5/25/2017

Assists teachers and administrators in identifying the process of adapting curriculum, instruction and assessment; identifying the similarities, differences and connections between adaptations of curriculum, assessment, and instruction; and applying accommodations and modifications to curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices to allow students with disabilities to access the general education curriculum and receive instruction in the general education environment to the extent determined by the IEP TEAM.

17. Liberty Utilities Energy Educators Workshop

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 6/6/2017

Produced in partnership with the EarthWays Center of the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Energy Educators Workshop is an exciting free opportunity for teachers to enhance their understanding of basic energy concepts, learn how to connect these topics to principles of energy efficiency, conservation and draw connections to sustainability and stewardship.

During this one day workshop teachers explore the process it takes to turn an energy source to useful energy, conduct an energy audit of their school, and investigate renewable energy sources with solar ovens, wind turbines, and more! The Energy Educator's Workshop features a combination of background information and hands-on activities to enhance educators' understanding of energy concepts. Participants are provided with electronic copies of all materials and activities needed to bring the topic of energy to the classroom. Updated annually with new lesson plans and STEM activities, this workshop is becoming a regular professional development opportunity for teachers throughout the Liberty Utilities service areas.

Activities are cross-curricular and leveled to meet the needs of multiple grades (elementary, middle, and high school) and correlated to the Show-Me Standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

18. Liberty Utilities Energy Educators Workshop

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 6/7/2017

Produced in partnership with the EarthWays Center of the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Energy Educators Workshop is an exciting free opportunity for teachers to enhance their understanding of basic energy concepts, learn how to connect these topics to principles of energy efficiency, conservation and draw connections to sustainability and stewardship.

During this one day workshop teachers explore the process it takes to turn an energy source to useful energy, conduct an energy audit of their school, and investigate renewable energy sources with solar ovens, wind turbines, and more! The Energy Educator's Workshop features a combination of background information and hands-on activities to enhance educators' understanding of energy concepts. Participants are provided with electronic copies of all materials and activities needed to bring the topic of energy to the classroom. Updated annually with new lesson plans and STEM activities, this workshop is becoming a regular professional development opportunity for teachers throughout the Liberty Utilities service areas.

Activities are cross-curricular and leveled to meet the needs of multiple grades (elementary, middle, and high school) and correlated to the Show-Me Standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

19. Project-Based Learning Institute by Magnify Learning

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Franklin Elementary School (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 6/12/2017 to 6/15/2017

The SE-RPDC is partnering with Magnify Learning from Indiana for a four-day Project Based Learning Institute on June 12-15, 2017. Magnify Learning was created to increase the engagement and success of K-16 students through the utilization of high quality project based learning (PBL). This professional development is for K-16 educators, instructional coaches, and administrators who strive to bring 21st skills into their classrooms. School groups are encouraged to attend in order to work together toward the establishment of collaborative PBL systems designed to meet their particular school culture and needs.

Participants will have the opportunity to choose between various workshop pathways:

• PBL 101 for PBL beginners (K-16) <

• PBL 201 for PBL practitioners who have attended Magnify Learning PBL 101

The Project-Based Learning Institute will be held at Franklin Elementary School located on the 1500 block of Themis in Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. The daily hours for the June 12-15 Institute will be from 9 am to 4 pm with a light breakfast and lunch provided each day.

The cost to participate is $400/person.

For additional information, contact Stephanie Kuper at skuper@semo.edu.

20. CORE Academy: Next Generation Teaching and Technology Conference

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Audience: ALL EDUCATORS: Pre-K-College, General Ed & Special Ed Teachers, Administrators, and More!

Dates: 6/20/2017 to 6/21/2017

"Eclipsing Expectations: Infusing Hands-On Tools and Technology in the Classroom"

All are welcome to attend the 2017 CORE Academy held on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University for PK-20 teachers.

Participants will see keynotes by world-renowned educator, author and speaker, Ron Clark on Tuesday, June 20, along with the opportunity for a book signing. The keynote speaker on June 21 is leader in educational technology, George Couros.

Spotlight speakers during the conference breakout sessions include Josh Stumpenhorst, Greg Lawrence, David Guerin, Kaci Heins, and many more.

The conference will feature 4 learning strands to either follow through the conference or mix-and-match:
Strand 1:Novice Technology Users +STEM
Strand 2:Advanced Technology Users +STEM
Strand 3:Leadership to Support Systematic Integration
Strand 4:SEclipse- Southeast Missouri Solar Eclipse Event Integration
*** The SEclipse strand is limited to only 25 participants. All seats are currently filled, but we are accepting names for a waitlist. If you would like to reserve your seat for this strand, please email Stephanie Kuper at skuper@semo.edu after you register for CORE Academy.

The CORE Leadership Team is also looking for breakout session proposals that show a passion for education, active learning, and student engagement. Complete a proposal at the following URL: https://goo.gl/forms/e5AyfYf60NyFNAfQ2

Visit the Southeast CORE Academy Webpage at: www.semo.edu/rpdc/coreacademy for the schedule of events, presenter information, a look at special events, and more.

21. Holocaust Institute

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 6/22/2017 to 6/23/2017

How is history shaped by hatred, denial and intolerance, as well as by caring, compassion and responsibility?

In this 2 day institute, participants will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany which ultimately led to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups such as Gypsies, disabled, Romas, and more. Participants will investigate the complexities of human behavior, memory, judgment, biases, and how we as individuals and members of groups can make a difference in the world today.

At the conclusion of the institute, participants will leave with several resources and have developed lesson plans to cover 3 major readings and 4 topics regarding the Holocaust: Historical, Resistance, Literary, and current Genocides. You will discover new teaching strategies, classroom activities and multimedia resources to use in the classroom aligned to the Missouri Learning Standards.

22. The 3 Cs: Creating Curriculum Collaboratively: Meeting 1 of 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/8/2017

New
Learn to lead your staff through a basic process to collaboratively develop your school's curriculum. This is a 3-part training to be delivered through a train-the-trainer model.

Participants will engage in each of the six training modules and receive meeting agendas, Google slides (with presenter notes), all necessary handouts, and a Google Sheet Template (to organize curriculum development) to use while facilitating your staff through the curriculum development process. The process will include a detailed sequence of steps for creating rigorous curricular units of study that intentionally align standards, instruction, and assessment.

In addition to ongoing technical assistance from your facilitator during implementation, participants will receive a copy of the book Rigorous Curriculum Design by Larry Ainsworth.

Please register for all three dates separately:
August 8, 2017
October 4, 2017
January 9, 2018
School-based implementation coaching helps educators to demonstrate new skills, as well as practice using those skills in real classroom settings, while also improving fidelity of classroom practices. In this two-day series, all teachers, curriculum and instructional coaches are invited to learn about and practice effective coaching conversations as peer coaches with other teachers.

School-Based Implementation Coaching Learning Objectives:

• Developing and maintaining coaching relationships

• Facilitating the improvement process

• Communicating in a timely and responsive manner

• Engaging in solution-driven dialogue

Please register for both days: September 27 and November 28

24. Student-Teacher Relationships: Promoting Positive Relationships in the Classroom

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 9/29/2017

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Student-Teacher Relationships on one of John Hattie’s highly impactful Effective Teaching & Learning Practices, with an effect size of .72 (Hattie, 2009). Effective student-teacher relationships increase levels of achievement, as well as student interest in and enjoyment of the class. Effective relationships also decrease the occurrence of classroom disruptions.

Student-Teacher Relationships Learning Objectives:

• Develop effective elements/practices for building strong, positive relationships with students into classroom practice to develop students’ socially appropriate behaviors.

• Adult Behaviors-Reflect on becoming a reflective practitioner and continually assess the effects of choices and actions on others.

• Develop effective methods for promoting strong, positive relationships with students into classroom practice to improve students’ academic achievement.

25. The 3 Cs: Creating Curriculum Collaboratively: Meeting 2 of 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 10/4/2017

New
Learn to lead your staff through a basic process to collaboratively develop your school's curriculum. This is a 3-part training to be delivered through a train-the-trainer model.

Participants will engage in each of the six training modules and receive meeting agendas, Google slides (with presenter notes), all necessary handouts, and a Google Sheet Template (to organize curriculum development) to use while facilitating your staff through the curriculum development process. The process will include a detailed sequence of steps for creating rigorous curricular units of study that intentionally align standards, instruction, and assessment.

In addition to ongoing technical assistance from your facilitator during implementation, participants will receive a copy of the book Rigorous Curriculum Design by Larry Ainsworth.

Please register for all three dates separately:
August 8, 2017
October 4, 2017
January 9, 2018

26. Discipline and Behavior Management for Students with Disabilities: What are the Rules and the Practical Implications? --with Julie Weatherly

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 SEMO University Center - Ballroom (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Dates: 10/17/2017

Perhaps the most challenging issues that school personnel face in the area of special education are discipline and behavior management. The rules of discipline are complicated and confusing and, in some instances, unworkable and unrealistic. What disciplinary consequences can be imposed for violations of the code of conduct by a child with a disability?

This session will address the general rules of discipline under the IDEA and Section 504 and will address other practical issues, such as the requirements related to functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plans, the use of restraint/seclusion, the use of bus suspension and in-school suspension, the role of criminal authorities in dealing with behavior, etc.

ALL staff who play a role in the discipline decision making within the school setting are encouraged to attend.

27. Creating Defensible IEPs: Do's and Don'ts for Educators to Keep in Mind-- with Julie Weatherly

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 SEMO University Center - Ballroom (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Dates: 10/18/2017

The U.S. Supreme Court has referred to the IEP as the "modus operandi" for the provision of FAPE to students with disabilities. In accordance with the Court's two-pronged test for determining whether an IEP is appropriate, hearing officers and courts will look to both the procedural and substantive components of the IEP.

This presentation will examine many common pitfalls that IEP Teams should avoid in order to ensure that an IEP is defensible.

All staff members who are part of an IEP team are encouraged to attend.

28. Reciprocal Teaching

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 10/23/2017

New
Reciprocal Teaching is one of John Hattie’s highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of .74 (Hattie, 2009). Reciprocal teaching is the process of teaching students how to learn by summarizing, questioning, clarifying, and predicting content. Using this practice allows students to take turns being the teacher.

Reciprocal Teaching Learning Objectives:

• Use reciprocal teaching terminology and strategies (predicting, clarifying, question generating, summarizing) to discuss text.

• Explore how the implementation of reciprocal teaching improves learning for all students.

29. Using Metacognition to get Students Thinking

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 10/24/2017

New
Metacognition is one of John Hattie’s highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of .69 (Hattie, 2009). Metacognition is the practice of teaching and encouraging students to think about thinking and how they learn best. Metacognition occurs before, during, and after learning, and involves self-reflective questions around: comprehension, connection, strategies and reflection.

Metacognition Learning Objectives:

• Develop an understanding of metacognition including what it is and how it works.

• Identify an implement methods to help students use metacognitive skills.

• Explain metacognition and how to develop a culture of metacognition in the classroom.

30. Greg Tang: A Visual Approach to Problem Solving

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 SEMO University Center - Ballroom (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Dates: 11/13/2017

Join the Southeast RPDC in welcoming the NY Times best-selling author of eight math picture books, Greg Tang as he presents A Visual Approach to Problem Solving. Greg's goal is to give teachers a deeper, more connected understanding of critical math concepts. This workshop targets important skills, strategies and standards, and combines Greg’s proven techniques with the best practices from around the world.

Greg Tang is called the "math missionary" for the dedication and passion he has shown in sharing his love of math with students, teachers and parents. Since 2001, he has done over 2,500 conferences, workshops and author visits, taught more than 350,000 children and adults, and accumulated more than 1,000,000 frequent flier miles on three different airlines!

Seats are limited, so register soon!

31. Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 11/15/2017

New
Differentiated Instruction is one of John Hattie’s highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of .60 (Hattie, 2009). Differentiation is an instructional process in which teachers proactively modify curriculum, instruction, learning activities, and student products to maximize each student’s growth and individual success by meeting their learning needs.

Differentiated Instruction Learning Objectives:

• Identify and explain the key principles of differentiated instruction.

• Examine teaching practices that differentiate content, process, and/or product according to students’ needs.

• Expand your repertoire of instructional strategies that support differentiated instruction.
School-based implementation coaching helps educators to demonstrate new skills, as well as practice using those skills in real classroom settings, while also improving fidelity of classroom practices. In this two-day series, all teachers, curriculum and instructional coaches are invited to learn about and practice effective coaching conversations as peer coaches with other teachers.

School-Based Implementation Coaching Learning Objectives:

• Developing and maintaining coaching relationships

• Facilitating the improvement process

• Communicating in a timely and responsive manner

• Engaging in solution-driven dialogue

Please register for both days: September 27 and November 28

33. Student Engagement

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 11/29/2017

New
Student Engagement is one of John Hattie’s highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of .48 (Hattie, 2009). The Engaging Student Learners learning package was rolled out in June 2015 as an overview of this effective teaching/learning practice. Click the links below to access preparatory reading, additional handouts and worksheets, practice profile, and fidelity checklist.

Engaging Student Learners Learning Objective:

• Learn to recognize, plan, and apply high student engagement practices, strategies, and techniques for all learning, regardless of grade level or content area.

34. The 3 Cs: Creating Curriculum Collaboratively: Meeting 3 of 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 1/9/2018

New
Learn to lead your staff through a basic process to collaboratively develop your school's curriculum. This is a 3-part training to be delivered through a train-the-trainer model.

Participants will engage in each of the six training modules and receive meeting agendas, Google slides (with presenter notes), all necessary handouts, and a Google Sheet Template (to organize curriculum development) to use while facilitating your staff through the curriculum development process. The process will include a detailed sequence of steps for creating rigorous curricular units of study that intentionally align standards, instruction, and assessment.

In addition to ongoing technical assistance from your facilitator during implementation, participants will receive a copy of the book Rigorous Curriculum Design by Larry Ainsworth.

Please register for all three dates separately:
August 8, 2017
October 4, 2017
January 9, 2018

35. Unleashing the Power of Feedback

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 1/24/2018

New
Feedback is one of John Hattie’s highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of .73 (Hattie, 2009). Feedback is an effective teaching/learning practice that involves information provided by an agent (e.g., teacher, peer, book, parent, self/experience) regarding aspects of one’s performance or understanding.

Feedback Learning Objectives:

• Understand the role of feedback and its impact on student learning and achievement.

• Recognize Hattie’s four levels of feedback.

• Gain strategies for effective feedback implementation.

• See assessments are feedback about teaching.

• Consider the role of trust as a prerequisite to giving feedback to students and seeking feedback from students.

36. Developing Assessment Capable Learners: Day 2 of 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 2/2/2018

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Assessment Capable Learners, called Self-Reported Grades by John Hattie, is one of the most highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of 1.44 (Hattie, 2009). Educators who help their students become assessment capable learners have students who: know the learning target for a lesson, can describe where they are in relation to the criteria, and use that information to select learning strategies to improve their work.

This two day workshop will provide an introduction of this practice, provide participant work time, and allow teachers to go deeper with the practice to see the high growth in students.

Assessment Capable Learners Learning Objectives:



• Recognize the benefits of developing assessment capable learners.



• Understand how specific teaching practices can develop assessment capable learners.

Please register for both days: November 3, 2017, and February 2, 2018

37. Data-Based Decision Making

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 2/13/2018

New
Data-based decision-making involves small teams meeting regularly and using an explicit, data-driven structure to disaggregated data, analyze student performance, set incremental student learning goals, engage in dialogue around explicit and deliberate classroom instruction, and create a plan to monitor instruction and student learning.

Learner Objectives:

• Teacher develops knowledge and applies steps of DBDM “Cycles” (Data Teams) with sample data sets.

• Teacher learns how data-based decision making allows for demonstration of Missouri Teacher Standards.

• Teacher utilizes steps of DBDM “Cycles” in their classroom data.

38. Developing Common Formative Assessments in Grades K-5 in ELA

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 3/9/2018

New
Common formative assessment at the classroom level is a systematic and cyclical process designed to provide timely teacher/student feedback on curricula and student learning to improve both instructional practices and academic achievement.

Learning Objectives:

• Understand the clear purposes of assessment by clarifying
o Why assess?
o Who will use the results of assessment?
o How will the assessment data be used to improve teaching and learning?


• Develop clear and meaningful learning targets to guide instruction and student learning


• Construct quality assessment instruments which are of sound design and measure the learning target

39. Developing Common Formative Assessments in Grades K-5 in Mathematics

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 3/14/2018

New
Common formative assessment at the classroom level is a systematic and cyclical process designed to provide timely teacher/student feedback on curricula and student learning to improve both instructional practices and academic achievement.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the clear purposes of assessment by clarifying
o Why assess?
o Who will use the results of assessment?
o How will the assessment data be used to improve teaching and learning?

• Develop clear and meaningful learning targets to guide instruction and student learning

• Construct quality assessment instruments which are of sound design and measure the learning target

40. Developing Common Formative Assessments in Grades 6-12 in Mathematics

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 3/15/2018

New
Common formative assessment at the classroom level is a systematic and cyclical process designed to provide timely teacher/student feedback on curricula and student learning to improve both instructional practices and academic achievement.

Learning Objectives:

• Understand the clear purposes of assessment by clarifying
o Why assess?
o Who will use the results of assessment?
o How will the assessment data be used to improve teaching and learning?

• Develop clear and meaningful learning targets to guide instruction and student learning

• Construct quality assessment instruments which are of sound design and measure the learning target

41. Developing Common Formative Assessments in Grades 6-12 in ELA

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Innovation Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 3/16/2018

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Common formative assessment at the classroom level is a systematic and cyclical process designed to provide timely teacher/student feedback on curricula and student learning to improve both instructional practices and academic achievement.

Learning Objectives:

• Understand the clear purposes of assessment by clarifying
o Why assess?
o Who will use the results of assessment?
o How will the assessment data be used to improve teaching and learning?



• Develop clear and meaningful learning targets to guide instruction and student learning



• Construct quality assessment instruments which are of sound design and measure the learning target