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Simple Solutions for Engaging Struggling Boys: From Failure to Success in the Secondary Classroom Description: Do you have boys in your classroom that are hard to reach, struggling academically and seem not to care? Under achieving boys in our schools are a national crisis, but there are solutions to change their path from failure to flourishing. This workshop offers a practical, multi-modality approach to drawing boys in as learners, building their competence and confidence and creating positive academic experiences for them in order to succeed at the secondary level and beyond. Dates: Nov.10, 2015 or Feb. 23, 2016 Time: 8 am registration and coffee, 8:30 am-3 pm program, lunch on your own Audience: Secondary teachers grades 6-12 (including ESL, special education and elective areas) Location: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Fee: $239 per participant for CoSer 555 members $287 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members Presenter: Colleen Carroll, Ed.D. Contact: Anna Marie Brancucci 914-345-8500, ext. 3125 abrancucci@swboces.org Teaching for Inquiry: The Link to ELA Common Core and Social Studies Framework Description: Inquiry, researching to deepen understanding, is a K-12 Literacy and Social Studies proficiency at the heart of the Common Core State Standards. This two-day workshop provides a well-developed model with approaches, instructional strategies, handouts, tools and texts for developing independence and creative critical thinking skills in students. The workshop focus is twofold: The Inquiry Process: • Initiating inquiry through engagement • Investigating and gathering information • Deepening understanding through construction of new meaning • Finalizing inquiry through expression • Developing and communicating an evidence-based perspective Technology and Multimedia: • Integrating technology in all inquiry phases to help students develop analytic reading and research skills. Participant will leave with a Classroom and Turn-Key Inquiry Model Materials: Participants should bring any books, materials or resources that will aid in the application of learning. Laptop, tablet, Chromebook optional. Dates: Nov. 12, 2015 and Nov. 13, 2015 Time: 8 am registration and coffee, 8:30am – 3 pm program, lunch on your own Audience: K-12 school librarian and classroom teachers in all content areas Building teams are strongly encouraged to attend Location: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Fee: $478 per participant Presenters: Pam Berger and Lou Cordi Contact: Janet Jamal 914-345-8500, ext. 312 jjamal@swboces.org

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This 95-page catalog is chock full of information on an array of workshops available to teachers and administrators in the southern Westches...

Professional development catalog 2015 16  

This 95-page catalog is chock full of information on an array of workshops available to teachers and administrators in the southern Westches...

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