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New Teacher Academy Course Offerings

  • Dec
    06
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Mike Croy Description: This session will focus on how to bring your best self while overcoming adversity and developing positive self-thinking. Please remember to bring a yoga mat for the end of the session.

  • Dec
    07
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Dr. Melissa Labadie & May Manna Description: Participants will receive resources and materials to effectively implement research based activities in letter-sound relationships in the classroom. The Literacy Essentials provide research-proven, effective approaches to markedly improve literacy skills among Michigan’s K-3 students. Using the Literacy Essentials with every child, in every classroom, every day will help improve literacy among our youngest learners.

  • Jan
    12
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Michelle Marcellin & Theresa Hasenauer  Description: Account of Children, experts and iconic leaders to help clear up the misconceptions about dyslexia and give hope to those who have it. Participants will view the film and then hear from Bethany Tabacchi & Katie Wilamowski, MISD ELA consultants, on dyslexia and connect it with ELA instruction in the classroom.

  • Jan
    17
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Michelle Marcellin Description: Pending

  • Jan
    18
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Lisa Rivard & Mark Muzzin Description: Attention, this workshop is being planned as virtual. Please do NOT arrive at the MISD for this workshop. Learn the best way to optimize your students’ environment to maximize learning, improve study skill, memory techniques, and create the ideal learning environment.

  • Jan
    26
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Roy Burton Description: Attention, this workshop is being planned as virtual. Please do NOT arrive at the MISD for this workshop. Join us this evening with our new special guest at the MISD New Teacher Academy, Roy Burton. As the founder of MIRPTC & SRPC Training, Roy is dedicated to bringing positive change through restorative practices to school districts and beyond. He embraces empathy and problem-solving as a way to move from disciplinary action towards understanding and relationship building.

  • Feb
    07
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Ann Kaskinen Description: Would you like to know how to access publications such as Dynamath, Jack & Jill, Scholastic News, or Zoobooks for FREE?  How about FREE eBooks that all your students can access simultaneously from the school building or from home? In this session we will walk through five or six databases available through the Michigan eLibrary, learning how to share these eResources with students and colleagues.  Britannica School, eBook K-8 Collection, PebbleGo, Primary Search, World Book Early Learning, and World Book Kids will all be featured in this session.

  • Feb
    08
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Courtney Conley Description: End indoor recess nightmares! Between a lot of indoor days in winter and now a chilly, wet spring, teachers are completely over indoor recess. Learn how to easily incorporate makerspaces/STEAM into that time. Participants will get  ideas to incorporate activities such as KEVA planks, Makedoo, Strawbees into indoor recess that would get the students engaging in creative thinking.

  • Feb
    16
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Mike Croy Description: The path to self-mastery, discipline and focus begins with stillness. This session will focus on cultivating the tools to unlock the peace within you. Please remember to wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat.

  • Feb
    21
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Ann Kaskinen Description: Would you like to know how to access publications such as American History, The Atlantic, Educational Leadership, Essence, Golf Magazine, Literacy Today, PC World, or People for FREE?  How about FREE eBooks (including literary classics) that all your students can access simultaneously from the school building or from home?  Are you interested in ACT or AP test prep materials?  Perhaps you’d like to know how to find cited images, video clips or primary source documents.  In this session we will walk through seven or eight databases available through the Michigan eLibrary, learning how to share these eResources with students and colleagues.

  • Mar
    07
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Sara Orris & Mary Lebioda Description: Homelessness of chronic health conditions can affect attendance and academic performance. This session will discuss common chronic health conditions as well as federal requirements for identifying homeless students. Finally, participants will be provided strategies for best supporting these groups of vulnerable students.

  • Mar
    09
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Emily McEvoy Description: Was creating a quality classroom assessment part of your learning during your undergraduate/graduate work? When you design a unit do you start with the end in mind and build your assessment before you start your instruction? Do you ensure your classroom assessments are balanced between standards, depth of knowledge, and time you spend teaching the students the standards? This workshop will address assessment quality, design, and structure throughout the evening.

  • Mar
    15
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Michelle Marcellin & Theresa Hasenauer Description: This documentary shares lessons from Lucy Laney Elementary. It follows the determination of a charismatic north Minneapolis elementary school principal & the true measure of student success. This film will ignite your passion & purpose for educating youth.

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