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General Teachers (Pre-K - Grade 12) [clear filter]
Monday, July 17
 

8:15am EDT

Teaching For Transfer
The Teaching for Transfer PD focuses on using the Primacy-Recency Effect to increase students' ability to transfer learning from short-term to long-term memory. Instructional strategies for leveraging the power of Transfer will be examined in this session.

Speakers
avatar for Bryanna Dennewitz

Bryanna Dennewitz

Science Teacher, Greenville County Schools
I have been a middle-level and high school science educator for 27 years. I am also part-time evaluation faculty for Western Governors University serving in the Masters of Science – Curriculum & Instruction program. EdD: Curriculum & Instruction – Southeastern UniversityMEd... Read More →


Monday July 17, 2023 8:15am - 9:15am EDT
517

8:15am EDT

Ugh! Not Poetry!
Do you dread having to teach poetry to students when you yourself hate it? I spent years of my career having to fake liking poetry when it came time to teach it. My students and I suffered through until I decided enough was enough. Learn how I overcame my aversion so you can, too.

Speakers
avatar for Sara Ritchie

Sara Ritchie

6th Grade ELA, Ralph Chandler Middle
I am in my 23rd year of teaching middle school and the current English department for RCMS. Most of my career has been spent teaching English, but I have also taught 6th grade social studies. I am married to my high school sweetheart, and we have three great kids. This year, I was... Read More →


Monday July 17, 2023 8:15am - 9:15am EDT
513

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
345

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
342

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
316

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
Media Center

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
343

9:30am EDT

Teaching For Transfer
The Teaching for Transfer PD focuses on using the Primacy-Recency Effect to increase students' ability to transfer learning from short-term to long-term memory. Instructional strategies for leveraging the power of Transfer will be examined in this session.

Speakers
avatar for Bryanna Dennewitz

Bryanna Dennewitz

Science Teacher, Greenville County Schools
I have been a middle-level and high school science educator for 27 years. I am also part-time evaluation faculty for Western Governors University serving in the Masters of Science – Curriculum & Instruction program. EdD: Curriculum & Instruction – Southeastern UniversityMEd... Read More →


Monday July 17, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
517

9:30am EDT

Book Clubs in the Middle School Classroom
Book clubs are a great way to build a community of readers. This session is designed to help teachers establish book clubs in their classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Sara Ritchie

Sara Ritchie

6th Grade ELA, Ralph Chandler Middle
I am in my 23rd year of teaching middle school and the current English department for RCMS. Most of my career has been spent teaching English, but I have also taught 6th grade social studies. I am married to my high school sweetheart, and we have three great kids. This year, I was... Read More →


Monday July 17, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
513

10:45am EDT

The Voice of the Black Boy
The "Voice of the Black Boy" addresses the needs of African-American male students through engaging texts, building their creative writing fluency, and providing a safe place to express their creativity within a community of mutual understanding.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
506

10:45am EDT

Building Greatness: Morale, Methodology, and Momentum
For her book series, Deliberate Teaching Practices, Brooke Cushwa uses several research-based strategies to deepen professional development, including incremental, granular improvements; self-reflection; increasing personal power and ownership; and celebrating successes. This workshop will help teachers and leaders to utilize more reflective practices and two-way dialogue to encourage leadership, morale, momentum, and methodology both for themselves and other educators.

Speakers
avatar for Brooke Cushwa

Brooke Cushwa

GATE Coach, Greenville County Schools
I am a GATE Coach in Greenville County Schools and a published author of professional development books for teachers. Coaching both new and experienced teachers is my passion. Feel free to check out my book, Classroom Creation Guide, at deliberateteachingpractices.com.



Monday July 17, 2023 10:45am - 12:45pm EDT
807

12:00pm EDT

Teaching With Heart – How taking care of yourself takes care of the classroom
Join experienced educators (over 45 years combined), Cindy and Jennifer, in learning ways to alleviate stress in order to reinvigorate and energize your teaching. If you are feeling overwhelmed, we have strategies to prepare you to be the best teacher you can be for yourself, your students, and your community. Focusing on stress relief and time management, we start you on a path of taking small steps day by day to find the best way to care for yourself and your students.


Monday July 17, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
508

1:45pm EDT

Using Proficiency Based Rubrics
Want to improve your students' language proficiency through actionable data and feedback? Join other world language teachers to investigate rubric-based tools and strategies to measure and improve proficiency across all curriculum modes.

Speakers
JB

Jason Bagley-Cooler

Lead Teacher, Greenville County Schools


Monday July 17, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
504

2:00pm EDT

Tier 1 Supports and Co-Teaching
Participants will get an overview on co-teaching fundamentals. We will discuss the 6 models of co-teaching, planning with a co-teacher, and how to use variability & differentiatiation in an inclusive setting.


Monday July 17, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
907
 
Tuesday, July 18
 

8:30am EDT

Skill Building with NoRedInk Modules: Teach, Practice, Write, Extend
**This session is open to schools with NoRedInk.** Learn to use NoRedInk Modules to provide meaningful opportunities to practice and assess progress. In this session we'll review a NoRedInk unit cycle, walk through a sample NoRedInk Module, and provide best practices for using Modules. You will also have time to explore Modules that you might want to use this school year.


Tuesday July 18, 2023 8:30am - 10:30am EDT
806

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
342

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
345

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
343

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
316

9:30am EDT

Reading Nonfiction: A strategy to help students connect deeper to text
Reading Nonfiction uses the Nonfiction signposts and 3 big questions from Kylene Beers and Bob Probst's book Reading Nonfiction. This research based strategy allows students to connect with text using analysis to infer the author's perspective and identify bias. In addition, this strategy also helps students synthesize information so that they can express their ideas and thoughts in writing.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
519

10:45am EDT

Reading Nonfiction: A strategy to help students connect deeper to text
Reading Nonfiction uses the Nonfiction signposts and 3 big questions from Kylene Beers and Bob Probst's book Reading Nonfiction. This research based strategy allows students to connect with text using analysis to infer the author's perspective and identify bias. In addition, this strategy also helps students synthesize information so that they can express their ideas and thoughts in writing.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
519

10:45am EDT

Scaffolding Student Writing with Guided Drafts
**This session is open to schools with NoRedInk.** Learn how to create a Guided Draft to support students as they draft an essay. In this session we'll walk through the features of a Guided Draft, review sample results and discuss next steps, and explore how to use a Guided Draft in a unit cycle. You will also have the time to create your own Guided Draft.


Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 12:45pm EDT
806

12:30pm EDT

Mistakes, Feedback, and a Growth Mindset
How can we effectively use feedback to boost our students’ growth mindset? How can we foster an understanding of the benefit of making mistakes? We look at evidence based practices and research to find ways to incorporate effective feedback strategies into our practice.

Speakers
avatar for Sandra Hunt

Sandra Hunt

Middle school teacher, Mauldin Middle School
I have just completed my 26th year with Greenville County Schools. Before serving as an instructional coach, I taught seventh grade science for 20 years. I received my bachelors degree in elementary education from USCS in 1996, my masters degree in science from Furman University... Read More →


Tuesday July 18, 2023 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
816

1:00pm EDT

Structured Teaching for Students with Autism
Help students with autism and other disabilities be successfull in the classroom with Structure Teaching. The WHAT and WHY of Structured Teaching. Structured Teaching is a system for organizing their environments, developing appropriate activities, and helping people with autism understand what is expected of them. Structured Teaching addresses challenging behaviors in a proactive manner by creating appropriate and meaningful environments that reduce the stress, anxiety and frustration which may be experienced by children with autism.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
801

1:45pm EDT

Mistakes, Feedback, and a Growth Mindset
How can we effectively use feedback to boost our students’ growth mindset? How can we foster an understanding of the benefit of making mistakes? We look at evidence based practices and research to find ways to incorporate effective feedback strategies into our practice.

Speakers
avatar for Sandra Hunt

Sandra Hunt

Middle school teacher, Mauldin Middle School
I have just completed my 26th year with Greenville County Schools. Before serving as an instructional coach, I taught seventh grade science for 20 years. I received my bachelors degree in elementary education from USCS in 1996, my masters degree in science from Furman University... Read More →


Tuesday July 18, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
816

2:00pm EDT

Bridging Grammar and Writing with NoRedInk
**This session is open to schools with NoRedInk.** Learn to create a unit that helps students bridge grammar and writing skills. In this session we'll explore high-impact NoRedInk activities, learn how to sequence activities to create units, and provide time for you to create your own unit.


Tuesday July 18, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
806

3:00pm EDT

The Voice of the Black Boy
The "Voice of the Black Boy" addresses the needs of African-American male students through engaging texts, building their creative writing fluency, and providing a safe place to express their creativity within a community of mutual understanding.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
512
 
Wednesday, July 19
 

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Wednesday July 19, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
343

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Wednesday July 19, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
316

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Wednesday July 19, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
342

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Wednesday July 19, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
345
 
Thursday, July 20
 

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Thursday July 20, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
316

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Thursday July 20, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
342

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Thursday July 20, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
343

9:00am EDT

GATE Summer Institute
This session is for first year GATE teachers.

Speakers

Thursday July 20, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
345
 


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