SOWIC Academy Sessions 2014-2015
Who: All Staff (District Employees and SOWIC Employees)
Where: SOWIC Main Office
1207 N. Larkin Ave, Joliet
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 815-741-7777
Vocabulary Instruction for Today’s Classroom
8:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
This workshop will be devoted to improving your understanding of the current research behind vocabulary development and instruction . Instead of wading through long vocabulary lists l earn how to infuse vocabulary instruction with research - based practices. Strategies will be presented to reinforce students’ academic vocabulary through practical activities and engaging games!
Math Tools: Elementary
12:30p.m. - 3:30p.m
This workshop will focus on strategies and tools targeted for elementary school students. Learn techniques to increase student engagement, differentiate instruction, and design comprehensive math lessons. If you are looking for ready - to - use instructional tools to build mathematical thinking and reasoning, this is the workshop for you! Particip ants will leave with a practical, easy - to - use collection of “Math Tools” to implement immediately in their differentiated mathematics classroom.
A Differentiated Classroom: Leading, Managing, and Student Learning
8:30a.m. - 2:30p.m.
This workshop w ill provide participants will the tools to reach and teach all learners. Participants will learn how to be more confident and effective leaders for and in student - focused and responsive classrooms. Strategies will center on developing challenging and eng aging tasks for all learners. Participants will learn how to create flexible, fluid instructional groups and tiered assignments without spending hours planning.