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Tech Tools: Integration Begins - Detroit

Event Start: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $150.00

Location: Detroit Center

General Location: East

Presenter: Lissa Brunan

Description: Need some new tools in your teacher technology tool belt? Bring your laptop, a smartphone, a Gmail account, and your imagination as we rapid fire through TONS of online tools and websites available to teachers FOR FREE! Engage with the technology as if you were a student and observe the teacher-side at the same time. Explore and discuss a multitude of resources you can bring back to your classroom to utilize IMMEDIATELY with YOUR content at YOUR grade level. Everything from engaging students and parents to team building, to adding some creativity to your content. Participants will also be given time to network and share their best tips, tricks, and tools that are currently being used and utilized in their classrooms.

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Tech Tools The Integration Begins - Grand Rapids

Event Start: Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $150.00

Location: GVSU Bicycle Factory

General Location: West

Presenter: Lissa Brunan

Description: Need some new tools in your teacher technology tool belt? Bring your laptop, a smartphone, a Gmail account, and your imagination as we rapid fire through TONS of online tools and websites available to teachers FOR FREE! Engage with the technology as if you were a student and observe the teacher-side at the same time. Explore and discuss a multitude of resources you can bring back to your classroom to utilize IMMEDIATELY with YOUR content at YOUR grade level. Everything from engaging students and parents to team building, to adding some creativity to your content. Participants will also be given time to network and share their best tips, tricks, and tools that are currently being used and utilized in their classrooms.

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Dipping Your Toes in the G-Suite Pool - Detroit

Event Start: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Location: Detroit Center

General Location: East

Presenter: Lissa Brunan

Description: When working in the Google World, it is best to work from the ground up. This workshop will start with the basics of Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets and Forms. Simple explanations and examples will be used to introduce each topic, as well as hands-on activities to show how implementation can happen instantly and without a lot of extra work. Participants will get independent work time to apply what they've learned and start to create using the Google Apps presented.

This is a member only event

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Dipping Your Toes in the G-Suite Pool - Grand Rapids

Event Start: Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Location: GVSU Bicycle Factory

General Location: West

Presenter: Lissa Brunan

Description: When working in the Google World, it is best to work from the ground up. This workshop will start with the basics of Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets and Forms. Simple explanations and examples will be used to introduce each topic, as well as hands-on activities to show how implementation can happen instantly and without a lot of extra work. Participants will get independent work time to apply what they've learned and start to create using the Google Apps presented.

This is a member only event

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Teamwork Makes the Dream work: Building a School-wide Grammar Plan - Grand Rapids

Event Start: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $75.00

Location: Bicycle Factory

General Location: West

Presenter: Alissa Thelen

Description: Participants of this workshop will be guided to build their own school-wide grammar teaching plan per grade level based on common core standards, NWEA learning continuum, and their own ELA curriculum. Presenter will provide structured templates and processes to develop their plan with guided tips and tricks based on the book: The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units by Wiggins & McTighe. Required materials: Laptop, school/grade-level ELA curriculum, supplemental reading resources.

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Pear Deck: The Presentation Tools Built for the 21st Century Learner - Grand Rapids

Event Start: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $75.00

Location: L. William Seidman Center

General Location: West

Presenter: Lissa Brunan

Description: Google's hidden treasure. A FREE presentation tool that doesn't just give information, it invites students to engage and interact with the teacher. Learning now becomes a team effort in the classroom. Come and discover all the amazing things you can do with this tool to instantly increase student engagement with the content you're teaching. Create your own presentations or easily upload your current Google Slides, PowerPoints, or PDFs. Want more? Take it one step further by utilizing Pear Deck Premium!

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Teamwork Makes the Dream work: Building a School-wide Grammar Plan - Detroit

Event Start: Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $75.00

Location: GVSU Detroit Center

General Location: East

Presenter: Alissa Thelen

Description: Participants of this workshop will be guided to build their own school-wide grammar teaching plan per grade level based on common core standards, NWEA learning continuum, and their own ELA curriculum. Presenter will provide structured templates and processes to develop their plan with guided tips and tricks based on the book: The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units by Wiggins & McTighe. Required materials: Laptop, school/grade-level ELA curriculum, supplemental reading resources.

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Pear Deck: The Presentation Tools Built for the 21st Century Learner - Detroit

Event Start: Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $75.00

Location: GVSU Detroit Center

General Location: East

Presenter: Lissa Brunan

Description: Google's hidden treasure. A FREE presentation tool that doesn't just give information, it invites students to engage and interact with the teacher. Learning now becomes a team effort in the classroom. Come and discover all the amazing things you can do with this tool to instantly increase student engagement with the content you're teaching. Create your own presentations or easily upload your current Google Slides, PowerPoints, or PDFs. Want more? Take it one step further by utilizing Pear Deck Premium!

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Grammar Mirth - Playing with Parts of Speech - Detroit

Event Start: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $75.00

Location: Detroit Center

General Location: East

Presenter: Alissa Thelen

Description: Participants of this grammar-based workshop will be able to make the explicit connection between reading comprehension, writing skills, and grammar knowledge. Participants will learn how to create class generated grammar walls and concept charts that explicitly teach the eight parts of speech and other grammar basics. These concepts apply to the learning statements from the NWEA" Learning Continuum for all grades (mainly K-8). Participants will learn other methodologies that can be extensions to help students improve their sentence fluency and ability to produce complex sentence structures and reinforce the parts of speech. This workshop also will provide participants with workshop game ideas to practice the parts of speech in meaningful ways. The foundations of some of these strategies are based from Kevin Clark's consulting team.

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Grammar Mirth - Playing with Parts of Speech - Grand Rapids

Event Start: Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $75.00

Location: GVSU Seidman Center

General Location: West

Presenter: Alissa Thelen

Description: Participants of this grammar-based workshop will be able to make the explicit connection between reading comprehension, writing skills, and grammar knowledge. Participants will learn how to create class generated grammar walls and concept charts that explicitly teach the eight parts of speech and other grammar basics. These concepts apply to the learning statements from the NWEA" Learning Continuum for all grades (mainly K-8). Participants will learn other methodologies that can be extensions to help students improve their sentence fluency and ability to produce complex sentence structures and reinforce the parts of speech. This workshop also will provide participants with workshop game ideas to practice the parts of speech in meaningful ways. The foundations of some of these strategies are based from Kevin Clark's consulting team.

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DIBELS Next - Detroit

Event Start: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $150.00

Location: GVSU Detroit Center

General Location: East

Presenter: Wendy Miller

Description: DIBELS is an advanced assessment tool designed to provide additional in-depth information to help improve instruction for students who have not yet reached their grade-level benchmark goals, or for students who may have met some benchmark goals but are inaccurate in their skills. DIBELS is a critical piece within a comprehensive RtI or MTSS model. The assessment informs instruction that takes places in Tier 1, 2 & 3.

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DIBELS Next - Grand Rapids

Event Start: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $150.00

Location: Grand Valley State University

General Location: West

Presenter: Wendy Miller

Description: DIBELS is an advanced assessment tool designed to provide additional in-depth information to help improve instruction for students who have not yet reached their grade-level benchmark goals, or for students who may have met some benchmark goals but are inaccurate in their skills. DIBELS is a critical piece within a comprehensive RtI or MTSS model. The assessment informs instruction that takes places in Tier 1, 2 & 3.

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Grammar Walls Make and Take - Grand Rapids

Event Start: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $75.00

Location: GVSU Bicycle Factory

General Location: West

Presenter: Alissa Thelen

Description: Participants of this workshop will be guided to build their own classroom grammar wall per grade level based on common core standards, NWEA learning continuum, and their own ELA curriculum. Presenter will provide materials and ideas for participants to develop their own grammar wall with guided tips and tricks. Required materials: Laptop, grade level vocabulary list

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Grammar Walls Make and Take- Detroit

Event Start: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $75.00

Location: GVSU Detroit Center

General Location: East

Presenter: Alissa Thelen

Description: Participants of this workshop will be guided to build their own classroom grammar wall per grade level based on common core standards, NWEA learning continuum, and their own ELA curriculum. Presenter will provide materials and ideas for participants to develop their own grammar wall with guided tips and tricks. Required materials: Laptop, grade level vocabulary list

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The Gift of Time, Collaboration, and Food: Determining Student Academic Growth Measure(s) Together.

Event Start: Monday, September 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Location: Lansing

Presenter: Alissa Thelen

Description: Do you feel like an island and you are trying to reinvent the wheel on your own when it comes to teacher evaluations and measuring student academic growth? Come to this workshop to collaborate with other great leaders to work together to determine the most appropriate student growth measure(s) for your district by using NWEA and other resources and find on-line tools to calculate growth.

This is a member only event

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Third Grade Reading Law Workshop - You have identified students who are deficient in reading, now what? Grand Rapids

Event Start: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $75.00

Location: GVSU Bicycle Factory

General Location: West

Presenter: Jill Weber

Description: Beginning the 2017-2018 school year, per the Third Grade Reading Law, schools are tasked with assessing students, identifying students who are deficient in reading and providing services to those students. An Individual Reading Improvement Plan (IRIP), an at-home reading plan, and reading interventions need to be put into place within 30 days. Bring a team to analyze your reading data (initial & extensive assessments), identify interventions to address the needs of your students, and discuss a reading intervention plan.

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Third Grade Reading Law - You have identified students who are deficient in reading, now what? Detroit

Event Start: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Member Cost: $0.00

Non-member Cost: $75.00

Location: Detroit Center

General Location: East

Presenter: Jill Weber

Description: Beginning the 2017-2018 school year, per the Third Grade Reading Law, schools are tasked with assessing students, identifying students who are deficient in reading and providing services to those students. An Individual Reading Improvement Plan (IRIP), an at-home reading plan, and reading interventions need to be put into place within 30 days. Bring a team to analyze your reading data (initial & extensive assessments), identify interventions to address the needs of your students, and discuss a reading intervention plan.

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