Saturday Professional Learning

Below, please find all of our Saturday Professional Learning Opportunities offered by our Borough Instructional Leads. Please note that you MUST read and apply for the corresponding posting by the deadline, September 30th, in order to be eligible for per session or training rate.

Clicking below and filling out the form to register does NOT ensure that you will receive per session; you must both register below AND respond to the posting.


Access and Engagement for English Language Learners

S001

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (K-5)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Related Sources

Sign Up Link

Access and Engagement for English Language Learners


Core Connections:

Quality Review: 1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 3.4

Danielson: 1A, 1E, 3B, 3C, 3D

Framework: Rigorous Instruction, Supportive Environment


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will engage in activities and learn about ENL best practices that they can use in their classrooms to engage and challenge ELLs.

Location:

30-48 Linden Place
Flushing, NY 11354


Times:

9:00AM - 12:00PM


Dates:

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Saturday, November 12, 2016










Register here!

*If available, this option ( #S001) will be pre-selected for your ease


In order to be eligible for per-session, you must also apply to the Per Session Vacancy Circular #23 by September 30th. Click here to access this posting.


Target Audience:

ENL Teachers
Classroom Teachers with ELLs
Subject Teachers with ELLs


Facilitators:

Shirley Rouse-Bey


Please e-mail srouseb@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.



S004

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary Schools (K-5)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Related Sources

Sign Up Link

Passport to Social Studies


Core Connections:

Quality Review: 1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson: 1A, 1E, 4E

Framework: Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


Anticipated Outcomes:

By the end of this cycle participants will:
- explore engaging teaching strategies and tools that address the instructional shifts in the teaching of social studies
- incorporate disciplinary and visual literacy strategies into curriculum units, assessment tasks, and classroom instruction
- develop plans for implementing a social studies professional learning cycle in their schools

Location:

30-48 Linden Place
Flushing, New York 11354
4th Floor Conference Room


Times:

9:00AM - 12:00PM


Dates:

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Saturday, November 12, 2016










Register here!

*If available, this option ( #S004) will be pre-selected for your ease


In order to be eligible for per-session, you must also apply to the Per Session Vacancy Circular #23 by September 30th. Click here to access this posting


Target Audience:

Teachers in grades K-5


Facilitators:

Shermila Bharat, Melinda Willens


Please e-mail mwillen@strongschools.nyc with any questions.



S005

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

All Schools (K-12)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Related Sources

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Socratic Boot Camp


Core Connections:

Quality Review: 1.1, 1.2, 2.2

Danielson: 1E, 3B, 3C, 3D

Framework: Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


Anticipated Outcomes:

By the end of this cycle participants will:
- incorporate different models of Socratic seminar in order to increase critical thinking and student engagement
- promote independence in classroom discussions
- investigate ways to implement Socratic seminar across all content areas
- plan strategies to support all learners before and during Socratic seminar

Location:

30-48 Linden Place
Flushing, New York 11354
4th Floor Conference Room


Times:

9:00AM - 12:00PM


Dates:

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016










Register here!

*If available, this option ( #S005) will be pre-selected for your ease


In order to be eligible for per-session, you must also apply to the Per Session Vacancy Circular #23 by September 30th. Click here to access this posting


Target Audience:

Teachers in grades 4-12


Facilitators:

Shirley Rouse-Bey, Melinda Willens


Please e-mail mwillen@strongschools.nyc with any questions.



S002

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Related Sources

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Creative Science Lessons Make Engaging Classrooms


Core Connections:

Quality Review: 1.1, 2.2, 3.4

Danielson: 1A, 3B, 3C, 3D

Framework: Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will hold collaborative discussions and design lessons that promote students scientific thinking. Teachers will participate in research-based instructional strategies such as Silent Discussion, Question-Formulation Technique, Flash Debate and World Protocol Cafe to help increase engagement and encourage student autonomy.

Location:

DOE District Office
30-48 Linden Place
6th Floor Computer Lab
Flushing, NY 11354


Times:

9:00AM - 12:00PM


Dates:

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Saturday, November 5, 2016










Register here!

*If available, this option ( #S002) will be pre-selected for your ease


In order to be eligible for per-session, you must also apply to the Per Session Vacancy Circular #23 by September 30th. Click here to access this posting


Target Audience:

K-8 Science Teachers


Facilitators:

Anna Bulatewicz & Suzan Goldstein


Please e-mail abulatewicz2@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.



S003

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Related Sources

Sign Up Link

New Year, New Experiences! Let's Figure it Out Together


Core Connections:

Quality Review: 1.2, 3.4

Danielson: 3B, 3C, 3D

Framework: Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will be able to create classroom structures that promote positive student behavior and enhance student achievement.  They will engage with a variety of instructional strategies and resources to respond to students’ diverse needs, and ensure students’ active participation.  In addition, they will investigate the necessary components for assessing student learning and preparing effective lessons.

Location:

Linden Place Office
30-48 Linden Place
Flushing, New York 11354


Times:

9:00AM - 12:00PM


Dates:

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016










Register here!

*If available, this option ( #S003) will be pre-selected for your ease


In order to be eligible for per-session training rate, you must also apply to the Per Session Vacancy Circular #22 by September 30th. Click here to access this posting


Target Audience:

First Year Teachers


Facilitators:

Anna Bulatewicz & Yolanda Harvey


Please e-mail abulatewicz2@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.



S006

Teaching and Learning: Instruction

Middle Schools (6-8)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Related Sources

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Teaching Reading: Designing Instruction and Utilizing Resources to Promote Independent Reading


Core Connections:

Quality Review: 1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 3.4

Danielson: 1A, 1E, 2A, 3B, 3C, 3D

Framework: Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


Anticipated Outcomes:

Participants will take a deep dive into the handbook "Reading with Power and Passion: Resources to Support Independent Reading" in order to develop a toolkit of resources and strategies to foster student engagement and autonomy in reading.

Location:

Linden Place DOE Office
30-48 Linden Place
Flushing, NY 11354


Times:

9:00AM - 12:00PM


Dates:

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016







Reading with Power and Passion: Resources to Support Independent Reading



Register here!

*If available, this option ( #S006) will be pre-selected for your ease


In order to be eligible for per-session, you must also apply to the Per Session Vacancy Circular #23 by September 30th. Click here to access this posting


Target Audience:

K-8 teachers of literacy


Facilitators:

Rahjia Vandiver


Please e-mail RVandiver@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




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