BUNDLE – Microsoft Excel Parts 1 and 2


  • Excel for Student Data - Part 1
    April 13, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Excel for Student Data - Part 2
    April 20, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Part of the Professional Teacher professional development series. You have numbers. Lots of numbers: course grades, attendance, assignment scores, test scores, and more. You have lots of descriptions, too: ELL and SpEd status, ethnicity, gender, and more. How in the world will you use these data to learn anything? With clear data, you can make (more…)

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Adobe InDesign: Basics of Desktop Publishing


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    November 30, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Part of the Professional Teacher professional development series. If you’re creating a flyer, brochure, poster, booklet, manual…etc., you are doing desktop publishing. The question is how to make it look professional, clean, and attractive. You need to use Adobe InDesign (not Word, not Publisher!). InDesign is the “industry standard” for desktop publishing. The advanced features (more…)

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Adobe Photoshop: Getting Colors Right


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    September 21, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Part of the Professional Teacher professional development series. Photoshop is a powerful application for modifying and creating images. Among other features, you can use Photoshop to adjust, modify, or even change the colors in an image. It’s a super common task! We’ll look at various ways to adjust color, including the all-important white balance. While (more…)

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Structured Literacy – Comprehension


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    November 14, 2022
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Part of the Professional Teacher professional development series. This event will repeat March 27, 2023 (go to this event) Reading comprehension is a skill that all students need, no matter what they are reading. Every content area depends on students understanding what they read, from text books, to articles, to literary text, to web resources. (more…)

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Structured Literacy – Oral Reading Fluency


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    October 31, 2022
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Part of the Professional Teacher professional development series. This event will repeat March 6, 2023 (go to this event) Fluency combines phonics, comprehension, and oral language skills to help students read aloud accurately and with appropriate expression and pace. It is not a reading skill but an opportunity to strengthen and demonstrate skills in all (more…)

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Structured Literacy – Vocabulary


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    October 10, 2022
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Part of the Professional Teacher professional development series. This event will repeat February 13, 2023 (go this event) If students will ever comprehend what they read, they need to know what the words mean! Not only do students need to understand words but also they need a way to learn new words they find. Let’s (more…)

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Structured Literacy – Phonics & Phonemic Awareness


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    September 19, 2022
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Part of the Professional Teacher professional development series. This event will repeat January 23, 2023 (go to this event) Phonics and Phonemic Awareness are two of the earliest reading skills that students learn. Together, they form the foundation for all other reading skills! Let’s look briefly at the research and then dig into actual fun (more…)

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