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SOWIC Academy Sessions

Measurable IEP Goals and Google Sheets
October 17, 2016
8:30a.m. - 3:00p.m.

Does the phrase “report card wizard” make your skin crawl? Then this is the workshop for you. At the end of this all day session, you will walk away with a more effi cient way to track progress on your student’s goals and objectives. This workshop will first focus on writing measurable IEP goals connected to the Common Core in both academic and functional areas. Then participants will learn how to use google sheets to easily collect data and determine student progress towards their goals and objectives. Participants will learn how to create graphs to facilitate discussion and creation of new goals at IEP meetings . Participants must bring a computer to this session and have a google account (no experience with google sheets required).

Total Participation
October 19, 2016
12:30p.m. - 3:30p.m.

Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) provide dozens of ways to engage the K - 12 students in active learning and provides students an avenue to demonstrate their understanding. Implementing TPTs in your classroom will provide a platform f or higher - order thinking and provide you will immediate formative assessment data. This session will share step - by - step instructions for implementation as well as many materials needed. Leave this session with strategies ready to implement in your class room tomorrow!

Effective Data Collection
November 14, 2016
8:30a.m. - 11:30a.m.

If you feel like data is taking over your desk or google drive this session is for you. This session will focus on utilizin g no - tech resource and Google Drive for effective data collection. Strategies will be shared to collect data in a variety of setting as well as manage the data. You will leave with tools that will assist in using your data to make informed decision. Pa rticipants must bring a computer to this session .


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