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Monday, October 21
 

9:05am EDT

Makey Makey's, Interactive Posters, Circuits, and Banana Pianos
Limited Capacity full

Makey Makey's are the ultimate tool for ANY subject and grade level. Make any poster interactive with sounds, create circuits, make ordinary objects (and people) into musical instruments, design your own game controller. The possibilities are endless! With a school set available for checkout from the county, it is an easily accessible resource.

Speakers

Monday October 21, 2019 9:05am - 9:50am EDT
H105

9:05am EDT

Vocabulary - Gamechanger!
Limited Capacity full

Blended Learning with Raz Plus

Raz-Plus makes blended learning possible with thousands of differentiated reading resources that enable you to strengthen the connection between what is taught and what students practice on their own. In this session, we provide an overview of how Raz-Plus supports teacher-led instruction, independent reading practice, formative assessment, and data-driven reporting to inform instruction and improve students' reading skills.
Goals and Objectives
• Navigate Raz-Plus
• Investigate new resources
• Explore the student experience
• Use the interactive eTools
• Create a class roster and assign enhanced resources
• Incorporate instructional tips and ideas for implementation

Speakers
avatar for Angela Romano

Angela Romano

Senior Manager, Professional Learning - South Learning A-Z, Learning A-Z
Angela joined Learning A-Z full time as the Professional Development Manager in 2015 after serving as a Professional Development Specialist for 3 years. She serves the Southern Implementation Team working with many districts in 11 southern states. Angela has guided and coached several... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 9:05am - 9:50am EDT
M219

10:00am EDT

Enrich Your Teaching With Resources and Services From the Teaching Resources Center of Joyner Library
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will highlight resources and services offered by the Teaching Resources Center of Joyner Library at East Carolina University to educators in eastern North Carolina. Topics will include Preschool through Grade 12 curriculum materials, textbooks, and outreach services. Active learning will be discussed and participants are encouraged to use resources of the Teaching Resources Center to provide active learning in the classroom.

Speakers
HW

Hazel Walker

Education & Outreach Librarian, ECU


Monday October 21, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
M227

10:00am EDT

Making Science Fun but Intentional
Limited Capacity full

This session shows you how to engage your students and effectively support their literacy development and science content knowledge with comprehensive and versatile science resources and activities in Science A-Z.
Our Goals and Objectives:
• Utilize 8 Science A-Z resources ideal for older students with Interactive Science Lessons, FOCUS Books, Project-Based Learning Packs, Storylines, Investigation Packs, Quick Reads, Science Topic Skill Reports, and Career Files
• Plan and assign Science Units
• Teach valuable informational reading skills

Speakers
avatar for Angela Romano

Angela Romano

Senior Manager, Professional Learning - South Learning A-Z, Learning A-Z
Angela joined Learning A-Z full time as the Professional Development Manager in 2015 after serving as a Professional Development Specialist for 3 years. She serves the Southern Implementation Team working with many districts in 11 southern states. Angela has guided and coached several... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
M219

10:55am EDT

Career Pathways
Limited Capacity filling up

An overview of Career Pathways in Edgecombe County and tools to help students discover their career path.

Speakers
DD

Duna Dickinson

Outreach Coordinator, Turning Point Workforce Development Board


Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
M224

10:55am EDT

McKinney-Vento 101
Limited Capacity seats available

We will provide an overview of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act. This session will provide examples of real life scenarios that homeless students and families may experience. Strategies for enrolling and supporting students experiencing homelessness will be provided.

Speakers
AG

Anna Gay

counselor, SWEHS


Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
H105

10:55am EDT

Interactive Vocabulary for Intentional Practice Practice
Limited Capacity filling up

This session shows you how to engage your students and effectively support their literacy development and science content knowledge with comprehensive and versatile science resources and activities in Science A-Z.
Our Goals and Objectives:
• Utilize 8 Science A-Z resources ideal for older students with Interactive Science Lessons, FOCUS Books, Project-Based Learning Packs, Storylines, Investigation Packs, Quick Reads, Science Topic Skill Reports, and Career Files
• Plan and assign Science Units
• Teach valuable informational reading skills

Speakers
avatar for Angela Romano

Angela Romano

Senior Manager, Professional Learning - South Learning A-Z, Learning A-Z
Angela joined Learning A-Z full time as the Professional Development Manager in 2015 after serving as a Professional Development Specialist for 3 years. She serves the Southern Implementation Team working with many districts in 11 southern states. Angela has guided and coached several... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
M219

11:50am EDT

Career Pathways
Limited Capacity seats available

An overview of Career Pathways in Edgecombe County and tools to help students discover their career path.

Speakers
DD

Duna Dickinson

Outreach Coordinator, Turning Point Workforce Development Board


Monday October 21, 2019 11:50am - 12:35pm EDT
M224

11:50am EDT

Scaffolding: Setting Students up for Success
Limited Capacity filling up

How do you scaffold instruction without watering down the curriculum? Actively engage in research-based strategies and best practices to implement in ELA and Math instruction to help all students access grade-level content. Leave this session with tools and tips to add to your instructional toolbox.

Speakers
avatar for Jumela Bullock

Jumela Bullock

Literacy Specialist, Edgecombe County Public Schools
TM

Tenika Mercer

Math Specialist, Edgecombe County Public Schools


Monday October 21, 2019 11:50am - 12:35pm EDT
T134

12:45pm EDT

How to Get Your Scholars to Cooperate
Limited Capacity full

Cooperative Learning encourages scholars to get involved in their learning in a non-threatening and engaging manner. Come learn how to engage even the most disinterested students so they’ll love to learn in your class. These tried and true cooperative learning strategies not only increase student engagement, but they also increase student achievement!

Speakers
KH

Kristian Herring

Principal, Coker-Wimberly


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
M206

12:45pm EDT

Blended Learning with Raz Plus
Limited Capacity filling up

Raz-Plus makes blended learning possible with thousands of differentiated reading resources that enable you to strengthen the connection between what is taught and what students practice on their own. In this session, we provide an overview of how Raz-Plus supports teacher-led instruction, independent reading practice, formative assessment, and data-driven reporting to inform instruction and improve students' reading skills.
Goals and Objectives
• Navigate Raz-Plus
• Investigate new resources
• Explore the student experience
• Use the interactive eTools
• Create a class roster and assign enhanced resources
• Incorporate instructional tips and ideas for implementation

Speakers
avatar for Angela Romano

Angela Romano

Senior Manager, Professional Learning - South Learning A-Z, Learning A-Z
Angela joined Learning A-Z full time as the Professional Development Manager in 2015 after serving as a Professional Development Specialist for 3 years. She serves the Southern Implementation Team working with many districts in 11 southern states. Angela has guided and coached several... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
M219

1:40pm EDT

How to Get Your Scholars to Cooperate
Limited Capacity filling up

Cooperative Learning encourages scholars to get involved in their learning in a non-threatening and engaging manner. Come learn how to engage even the most disinterested students so they’ll love to learn in your class. These tried and true cooperative learning strategies not only increase student engagement, but they also increase student achievement!

Speakers
KH

Kristian Herring

Principal, Coker-Wimberly


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M206
 


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