A text-dependent professional development course will be offered via Zoom from 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 11-Feb. 8.
Grounded in evidence-based practices, “Bringing Words to Life: Robust Vocabulary Instruction” classifies vocabulary as Tier 2 and 3, directs how to select words for instruction, exemplifies direct instruction and engages learners in activities that promote word knowledge and reading comprehension.
Facilitators for “Bringing Words to Life” are LuAnn Fox and Becky Alexander. To register, visit Meeting Registration - Zoom.
Another professional development opportunity will take place via Zoom from 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 11-Feb. 15.
“The Writing Revolution” offers professionals the opportunity to discuss writing strategies and scaffolds provided to impact student writing. Transferring evidence-based practices to expand, organize and revise student writing will allow students scaffolds to impact their writing. Six principles that will extend teaching prowess in writing are:
Facilitators for “The Writing Revolution” are Mary Lonker and Tonya Martinez. To register, visit Meeting Registration - Zoom/
College credit for both professional development opportunities is available through Fort Hays State University for one, two or three graduate credit hours for $80 per credit hour.
In this edition | Feature Story | Assessments and Accountability | Reporting and Operations
Standards and Instruction | Student Health and Nutrition | Upcoming Events, Trainings and Recognition
Questions about this page contact:
In this edition
The Kansas State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. (more information...)
To accommodate people with disabilities, on request, auxiliary aides and services will be provided and reasonable modifications to policies and programs will be made. To request accommodations or for more information please contact the Office of General Counsel at email@example.com or by 785-296-3201.