Upcoming ESC Professional Development
Follow the link to the right to register for ESC events in MyLearningPlan.
Resident Educator/Mentor Teacher Support & WorkshopsClick here to view our latest Resident Educator support networks and learn more about workshops designed to support and instruct mentor teachers.
Understanding NWEA MAP Data and Reports
|November 24, 2014
|Audience: Teachers, Principals, Instructional Coaches. |
|Which MAP reports are most helpful for teachers? Which reports are most helpful for Principals? What reports should schools share with parents? Participants will uncover the answer to these questions and will learn how to interpret NWEA MAP reports, access NWEA instructional resources, and use the data to inform instruction and Student Growth Measure. This is a hands-on, minds-on training facilitated by NWEA credentialed MAP trainer Dr. Thomas Reed. Bring your own wireless laptop to ensure access to your web-based MAP account.|
Classroom Management 101
|Dec. 12, 2014
|This workshop will provide educators with proactive strategies for managing classrooms to increase student engagement and academic achievement. Topics will include analyzing the physical facilities (room arrangement & materials, visibility, accessibility, distractibility), determining rules and procedures, planning and organizing instruction, managing student work, and understanding the goals of student behavior (or misbehavior). Participants will develop sets of rules and procedures, identify effective instructional activities, and analyze the goals of student behavior in order to support belonging, engagement, and success. Ashland graduate credit option available for an additional $249 for those attending two-days of trainings.|
Using Technology to Differentiate Your Classroom
|8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
|Feb. 18, 2015
|Learn how to use technology to differentiate learning in your classroom through the use of formative feedback and assessment. Prior to meeting, Dr. Dee McGlothlin will survey participants and tailor the session to their needs accordingly. By using technology to formatively assess their students, teachers will quickly know what their students need and will be able to adjust instruction accordingly. Resources to help support teachers in the use of technology will be provided. Dr. McGlothlin serves as an Innovation Specialist and Coordinator of Technology for the ESC. She is also a BIE-certified PBL Facilitator. She can be reached in advance at Dee.McGlothlin@escco.orgfor specific questions.
Math Common Core Workshops
Click here for the latest Math Common Core workshop dates and descriptions [PDF].
|Using Rich Tasks to Bring Math Common Core Alive
||Dec. 2, 2014|
|Math Workshop for the Classroom:
How to Differentiate Math Content while
Promoting an Engaging Classroom Culture
|Jan. 15, 2015|
|Reaching your Struggling Math Student:
Teaching with Manipulatives and Mental Models
|Feb. 5, 2015 |
|Ask This, Not That: Mathematical Questioning
to Drive Deeper Student Understanding
|March 4, 2015 |
|Overview of Semple Math Levels 1 & 2 | Addition & Subtraction
||Feb. 25, 2015|
|Overview of Semple Math Levels 3 & 4 | Multiplication & Division
||Dec. 5, 2014 or March 19, 2015 |
Math Teacher Network - Exploring Common Core Instructional Shifts
|All sessions: 4:30-6:30pm
|Use Math Tools for Precision in Calculation and Communication
||Feb. 4, 2015|
|How do Mathematical Practices Work Together to
Create Student Thinkers and Independent Learners
|Feb. 26, 2015|
ELA Common Core
Click here for the latest ELA Common Core workshop dates and descriptions [PDF].
Project Based Learning (PBL) 101
Learning Leaders/Educational Leadership Brown Bag
Click here to learn more about this monthly series, designed for educational leaders wishing to discuss the most relevant education topics in the field today.
Available on-site/in-district or in sessions throughout the year at the ESC
Central Ohio educators now have local access to training on a valuable tool to monitor student progress and individualize learning, Northwest Evaluation Association’s Measures of Academic Progress (MAP®).
The ESC of Central Ohio is partnering with NWEA to deliver affordable training to district leaders, building principals and classroom teachers on administering MAP assessments, accessing and interpreting data, and using NWEA’s continuum of instructional resources to foster a personalized learning experience for every child.
These ESC professional development offerings will represent a training continuum to help educators master the art of data-driven education, delivered by highly skilled staff, fully credentialed by NWEA.
Download the PDF flyer for additional details.
Email Tom.Reed@escco.org or call 614.542.4120 for more information.