Upcoming Professional Development Workshops
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We all know that children need to feel emotionally balanced in order to learn and focus in the classroom. In this workshop we will discuss fun new ways to check-in on the emotional health of your students. Together we will formulate a plan for you to create an emotionally healthy learning and teaching environment where children feel safe and secure to optimize learning.And ways teachers can learn to check-in with themselves.
When we connect to movement because we enjoy it, movement can make us feel energized, vital, strong, and confident. This session will focus on practical tips for incorporating more moments of movement which bring more moments of hope and connection to your days. Discover some insights of how movement gives power to you and your students to be your best selves.
The flipped classroom is a pedagogical model where the traditional lecture and homework elements are reversed. Pre-recorded video lectures are viewed before class. In-class time is repurposed so students can inquire about lecture content, apply their knowledge, and participate in hands-on activities. Hear from Stephanie Hodgson and Brian Sullivan on how they flipped their classrooms and key takeaways on how you can flip your classroom, too!
What distinguishes a ho-hum classroom from an extraordinary classroom? Laughter. Humor activates the brain’s dopamine reward system, stimulating goal-oriented motivation and long-term memory, which means that humor can improve retention in students of all ages. Come laugh with us and learn ways to get your classroom learning with laughter!
We will also spend some time with one of the best tools to help kids learn mindful breathing, the Breathing Ball. With an expandable ball, also known as the Hoberman Sphere, you can easily help kids learn to follow their breath – one of the key techniques of mindfulness practice. We will go through several ways to use a breathing ball in your classroom and discuss the importance of breath work.
Learn how to get all of your students contributing to class discussions through the use of Jamboard. This interactive platform is a great resource for connecting your students in and out of class. Learn how to make templates to check for understanding during class or assign students with the task of making an interactive presentation for their classmates. Jamboard is today’s online “SMARTBoard”.
Join us as we embark on a journey to exploring self-care for thirty-six weeks. Rely on 180 Days of Self-Care for Busy Educators to help you lead a happier, healthier, more fulfilled life inside and outside of the classroom. Alongside other regional educators, you will work your way through thirty-six weeks of daily self-care strategies and techniques, each corresponding with a week of the school year. Weekly themes range from creativity and inspiration to relationships and time management for teachers and administrators. Engage in two, optional Zooms per month and respond to your readings on the Teach:able learning management system. (Registration fee includes a book.)
Optional Bi-Monthly Zooms
May 10: 3:30-4:30 & May 24: 3:30-4:30
June 7: 3:00-4:00 & June 21: 3:00-4:00
July 5: 3:00-4:00 & July 19: 3:00-4:00
August 2: 3:00-4:00 & August 16: 3:30-4:30 & August 30: 3:30-4:30
September 13: 3:30-4:30 & September 27: 3:30-4:30
October 11: 3:30-4:30 & October 25: 3:30-4:30
November 8: 3:30-4:30
Area technology coordinators will discuss shared experiences, questions, and ideas. These are informal discussions with your colleagues from around the state on topics that matter to you.
During this session we will be doing a deep dive into meaningful student engagement strategies. Using Google tools we will focus on utilizing Resource Hubs, Breakout Rooms, Roles and Collaborative Documents. This will be an interactive and collaborative session where we can share ideas and best practices with each other. The end result, a treasure trove of tried and true collaboration strategies we can utilize in this upcoming school year!
Did this past school year have you relying heavily on digital files? Are you now overwhelmed with a mess that is called Google Drive? In this session, I will show you how to clean it all up and get organized for next year. Get a head start on getting your files in order so you can start next year with everything at your fingertips. In August, you’ll be thanking yourself!
As we return to school in the fall, we will have a new set of challenges. Understanding how our brains respond to unpredictability, transitions, and new circumstances can help us know how to navigate our inner and outer landscapes. In this session, we will discuss what types of stress have been experienced during COVID-19 and what that means for us moving forward.
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ROE #1 Workshop Cancellation Policy
No refunds will be provided for workshops.
ROE #1 reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to low registration enrollment, presenter cancellation, and/or other unforeseen circumstances. All fees will be returned if a workshop is cancelled.