How do you know if instruction meets the expectations of college and career readiness standards? What is your district’s vision for instruction? When supporting systemic implementation of content area standards, the conditions that allow instructional change to occur must be created. In this session, we will highlight the instructional shifts in ELA, mathematics, and science, and identify the implications these shifts have on instruction, instructional materials selection, and professional learning.
Equity Lives in the Master Schedule
Download slides for this presentation The elementary schedule dictates key elements of the student experience: a students’ teachers and peers, supports and services, and access to content and instruction. Considerations of instructional time can sometimes pit content areas against another. Even so, when some students have opportunity to learn while others do not, inequity finds […]
Understanding Transition Legal Issues
Download slides for this presentation Transition plans are intended to make post school outcomes more successful for students with disabilities. As transition services develop further, the courts continue to clarify the responsibilities of schools. This session will help secondary educators stay abreast of current legal issues.
Bullying: More than Ignore and Hope it Goes Away
Bullying is a common issue affecting schools every day. Incidents are reported to NDE involving K-12 students and staff as victims and bullies. Prevention and education are key to decrease bullying incidents. This session will address specific steps to be taken by educators and administrators toward bullying and will address possible reproaches when an educator […]
Bully Here, Bully There, Bully Bully Everywhere
Download slides for this presentation Bullying is one of the most overused, misused, and under addressed issues in our society. How do we educate students, parents, and staff to properly address bullying issues? This session is going to discuss basic bullying behavior, approaches to address bullying, how to incorporate SEL (social emotional learning) into the […]
Building and Maintaining Equitable School Websites
One of the primary tools a school or district uses to communicate with stakeholders is their website. It’s ubiquitous presence often means it will be the first point of contact and the most important communication tool. This session will cover the importance of ensuring your website is equitable and accessible to the largest audience possible. Topics covered will include common accessibility issues, regulatory compliance and standards, and highlight tools and resources to help create or maintain an affordable and accessible website.