Catalog: Middleton - Cross Plains Area School District

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1. Roll and Release: foam rolling and more

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 4/29/2019

Stretch, roll and release using foam rollers, lacrosse balls, blocks and your own body weight to relieve tension, tightness & pain. Finish the session with a final release leaving you refreshed!

2. Play Testing

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 5/7/2019

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Participants will have the opportunity to play and provide feedback for the pilot version of the game," Fair Play - K12."Fair Play - K12"provides players with an experiential understanding of implicit biases experienced by minority students in K-12 settings. The game was developed as a professional development tool for K-12 educators that encourages empathy and perspective-taking as methods of reducing implicit bias among players. Staff will be paid a stipend of $50 for their attendance.

3. Play Testing

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 5/8/2019

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Participants will have the opportunity to play and provide feedback for the pilot version of the game,"Fair Play -K12. "Fair Play- K12"provides players with an experiential understanding of implicit biases experienced by minority students in K-12 settings. The game was developed as a professional development tool for K-12 educators that encourages empathy and perspective-taking as methods of reducing implicit bias among players. Staff will be paid a stipend of $50 for their attendance.

4. Awakened Justice: A Fusion Training in Mindfulness & Racial Justice

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 5/30/2019 to 6/27/2019

This class is focused on the intersection of emotional literacy and political literacy. In other words, this transformation-based course is an invitation to build your knowledge/skills in contemplative practices and utilize your heightened awareness to disrupt and heal our system.

This is a four week course beginning with a two hour meeting (May 30), four weeks of virtual content on Buzz for you to complete at your own pace, and ending with a day-long retreat (June 27) together to conclude the class. Each week will include resources such as podcasts, articles, journal prompts, and options for a deeper dive. The amount of time invested belongs to the individual.
"Without inner change there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters." -angel Kyodo Williams. Dates: May 30 (6:30pm - 8:30pm) and June 27 (9am - 3pm) - the course runs online between these two dates.

5. Blended Learning Live!

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 6/14/2019

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Come experience an immersion into blended learning in order to begin to prepare a plan to increase learner engagement and agency in your classroom by thoughtfully integrating blended learning strategies. Participants will experience several different blended learning models as students and begin to develop a strategic plan for implementing blended learning in their classroom or school. Teachers will receive a stipend of $154. One-hour lunch is on your own.

6. Blended Learning Live!

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 6/25/2019

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Come experience an immersion into blended learning in order to begin to prepare a plan to increase learner engagement and agency in your classroom by thoughtfully integrating blended learning strategies. Participants will experience several different blended learning models as students and begin to develop a strategic plan for implementing blended learning in their classroom or school. Teachers will receive a stipend of $154. One-hour lunch is on your own.

7. Responsive Classroom Training - Elementary

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Instructional staff, instructional support staff, para-educators, school administrators

Dates: 6/25/2019 to 6/27/2019

Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching that focuses on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness. Responsive Classroom supports school educators to create safe and joyful learning communities where students develop strong social and academic skills and every student can thrive. The Responsive Classroom approach has 10 components when implemented to fidelity within a classroom and across a school. Those 10 components are: Morning Meeting, Interactive Modeling, Teacher Language, Logical Consequences, Academic Choice, Guided Discovery, Classroom Organization, Creating Rules, Collaborative Problem Solving and Working with Families. In an effort to continue to provide a high level of district training and support, we will be offering a Responsive Classroom 3-day training that will focus on Morning Meeting,Teacher Language, Interactive Modeling and Logical Consequences. These are the four of the ten components of Responsive Classroom that are critical in laying the foundation in this approach during the first 6 weeks of school and throughout the year. For our training this summer, Amy Oliver will be joining us. Amy comes to us as a Responsive Classroom Teacher Leader and as an individual who has implemented this approach both within her classrooms as a previous teacher and within her buildings as a principal as a universal approach to teaching. During the training, you can expect to gain knowledge and understanding in each of these core components, get a chance to experience these components, and then also develop a plan for your implementation of this for your classrooms this fall. Teachers will receive a stipend of $396 Paras will receive a stipend of $225 Free child care will be offered. https://docs.google.com/a/mcpasd.k12.wi.us/forms/d/1ioKXYyOmDJhg7WtCr4HRps7vueoWO8NopeseisLdYlo/edit?usp=drive_web

8. Responsive Classroom Training - Elementary

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Instructional staff, instructional support staff, para-educators, school administrators

Dates: 7/16/2019 to 7/18/2019

Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching that focuses on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness. Responsive Classroom supports school educators to create safe and joyful learning communities where students develop strong social and academic skills and every student can thrive. The Responsive Classroom approach has 10 components when implemented to fidelity within a classroom and across a school. Those 10 components are: Morning Meeting, Interactive Modeling, Teacher Language, Logical Consequences, Academic Choice, Guided Discovery, Classroom Organization, Creating Rules, Collaborative Problem Solving and Working with Families. In an effort to continue to provide a high level of district training and support, we will be offering a Responsive Classroom 3-day training that will focus on Morning Meeting,Teacher Language, Interactive Modeling and Logical Consequences. These are the four of the ten components of Responsive Classroom that are critical in laying the foundation in this approach during the first 6 weeks of school and throughout the year. For our training this summer, Amy Oliver will be joining us. Amy comes to us as a Responsive Classroom Teacher Leader and as an individual who has implemented this approach both within her classrooms as a previous teacher and within her buildings as a principal as a universal approach to teaching. During the training, you can expect to gain knowledge and understanding in each of these core components, get a chance to experience these components, and then also develop a plan for your implementation of this for your classrooms this fall. Teachers will receive a stipend of $396 Paras will receive a stipend of $225 Free child care will be offered. https://docs.google.com/a/mcpasd.k12.wi.us/forms/d/17a6I3y5GGezhU3x0f8Fl7FvPYycxtzHkmU8Ho73OqI0/edit?usp=drive_web

9. Responsive Classroom Training - Elementary

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Instructional staff, instructional support staff, para-educators, school administrators

Dates: 8/6/2019 to 8/8/2019

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Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching that focuses on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness. Responsive Classroom supports school educators to create safe and joyful learning communities where students develop strong social and academic skills and every student can thrive. The Responsive Classroom approach has 10 components when implemented to fidelity within a classroom and across a school. Those 10 components are: Morning Meeting, Interactive Modeling, Teacher Language, Logical Consequences, Academic Choice, Guided Discovery, Classroom Organization, Creating Rules, Collaborative Problem Solving and Working with Families. In an effort to continue to provide a high level of district training and support, we will be offering a Responsive Classroom 3-day training that will focus on Morning Meeting,Teacher Language, Interactive Modeling and Logical Consequences. These are the four of the ten components of Responsive Classroom that are critical in laying the foundation in this approach during the first 6 weeks of school and throughout the year. For our training this summer, Amy Oliver will be joining us. Amy comes to us as a Responsive Classroom Teacher Leader and as an individual who has implemented this approach both within her classrooms as a previous teacher and within her buildings as a principal as a universal approach to teaching. During the training, you can expect to gain knowledge and understanding in each of these core components, get a chance to experience these components, and then also develop a plan for your implementation of this for your classrooms this fall. Teachers will receive a stipend of $396 Paras will receive a stipend of $225 Free child care will be offered. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd-0Xr2kFtsS_VTBCdL-ix7PDD3eG7K0eQXgqC7PhTBW_TYxA/viewform?usp=sf_link

10. Blended Learning Live!

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/15/2019

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Come experience an immersion into blended learning in order to begin to prepare a plan to increase learner engagement and agency in your classroom by thoughtfully integrating blended learning strategies. Participants will experience several different blended learning models as students and begin to develop a strategic plan for implementing blended learning in their classroom or school. Teachers will receive a stipend of $154. One-hour lunch is on your own.