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Don’t Hit Send: Helping Adolescents Understand the Impact of Social Media Description: While research is just beginning to focus on measurable changes generated in the brain from digital technology, there is already considerable data on the impact on social behaviors, relationships, and self-esteem. What role can adults play as we watch the growth of negative apps like Yik Yak and the potentially destructive capacity of Twitter? In this presentation, participants will hear an update on social media, and some strategies for effective discussions with adolescents who are immersed in them. Date: Feb. 8, 2016 Time: 8 am registration and coffee, 8:30 am-3 pm program, lunch on your own Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators, health education teachers, classroom teachers, special education teachers, psychologists, social workers, school counselors and building administrators Location: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Fee: Free for members of the Section One Physical Education and Health Education Consortium $248 per participant for CoSer 555D members $310 per participant for CoSer 555 members $373 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members Presenter: Michael Nerney Contact: Dina Roselli 914-345-8500 ext. 3130 droselli@swboces.org Increasing Academic Proficiency for English Learners: The SIOP® Model for Grades K-12 Description: The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol® Model is proven evidence-based framework for improving the academic achievement of English Language Learners. The SIOP® Model brings content area instructional materials, methods, strategies, and techniques into an effective practice to meet the needs of English learners but the research shows great benefits to all learners. This three-day training gives educators an in-depth understanding of the components of the SIOP® Model and strategies to implement it in their schools and classrooms. Educators gain practical skills to collaborate, share, and implement lesson plans that incorporate all eight components and thirty features of SIOP® in order to teach content while developing students’ academic and social language. Key Benefits: • Understand the eight factors that affect second language acquisition • Identify the components and features of the SIOP® Model and how that model can be incorporated into lesson planning • Observe and practice each of the eight components • Start to build a sample lesson using the SIOP® Model Dates: Feb. 4, Feb. 5, 2016 and Feb. 29, 2016 Time: 8 am registration and coffee, 8:30 am-3 pm program, lunch on your own Audience: District administrators, school leaders, coaches and K-12 educators Location: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Fee: $900 per participant for CoSer 555 members $1080 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members Presenter: Karen Robinson Contact: Dina Roselli 914-345-8500 ext. 3130 droselli@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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