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Instructional Leaders (Administrators/Instructional Coaches/Literacy Specialists) [clear filter]
Monday, July 17
 

8:30am EDT

Rigor: The Secret Sauce
An appropriate level of challenge - or rigor - just may be the "secret sauce" to student achievement and engagement. Come experience practical, student-centered, UDL-ified strategies for building students' content vocabulary and incorporating peer to peer academic discussion in the classroom.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 8:30am - 10:30am EDT
508

8:30am EDT

First-Class Conversations (in 15 minutes or less)
Academic conversations improve students’ confidence and competence. But with limited class time, how can teachers engage every student in meaningful discussions? This session will explore strategies that can be done in 15 minutes or less. Access to a laptop or iPad is required. Access to past or upcoming lesson plans are required.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 8:30am - 10:30am EDT
509

9:30am EDT

Exploring Carolina Biological Online to Support the New Science Kits
Come learn how to use Carolina Science Online to support your new Carolina Biological Science Kits. Teachers will learn how to find premade and editable teacher slides for science kit lessons as well as informational leveled text sets. There are many other resources to explore such as online simulations and demonstration videos. Teachers will also learn how to assign tasks through Google Classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Delloso

Katie Delloso

Other, Central Office
K-5 Science/STEAM & Digital Literacy Academic SpecialistGreenville County SchoolsOffice Phone: (864)-355-3187Twitter: @Katie_DellosoGallup© Signature StrengthsAchiever | Discipline | Learner | Focus | Analytical


Monday July 17, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
808/810

9:30am EDT

Unlock the Power of Talk in the 3-5 Classroom
This session will explore the purpose and benefits of accountable talk. Participants will learn ways to encourage more student talk - more purposeful, more meaningful, and more collaborative.

Speakers
avatar for Whitnee Grant

Whitnee Grant

Instructional support, Alexander Elementary
I am an instructional coach who is passionate about empowering young learners to explore, express, and explain their thinking. I love sharing how we as educators can build community and social capital, teach social and critical thinking skills through literacy.


Monday July 17, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
514

10:45am EDT

Introduction to 2021 Science Standards & Unit 1 Planning
Participants will learn about the 3 Dimensions of Science in the new 2021 Science Standards as well as the resources to support these standards on the GCSD Landing Page. Using the Backwards Design model, participants will unit plan for 4th Grade Unit 1: Introduction to SEPs & CCCs.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Delloso

Katie Delloso

Other, Central Office
K-5 Science/STEAM & Digital Literacy Academic SpecialistGreenville County SchoolsOffice Phone: (864)-355-3187Twitter: @Katie_DellosoGallup© Signature StrengthsAchiever | Discipline | Learner | Focus | Analytical
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Brianna Evans

Instructional Coach


Monday July 17, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
808/810

12:30pm EDT

Unit Planning for 4th Grade Science Unit 2
Using the Backwards Design model, participants will unit plan for 4th Grade Science Unit 2. Participants will explore resources including Carolina Biological Online to support instruction for the 3 Dimensions of Science in the 2021 Science Standards.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Delloso

Katie Delloso

Other, Central Office
K-5 Science/STEAM & Digital Literacy Academic SpecialistGreenville County SchoolsOffice Phone: (864)-355-3187Twitter: @Katie_DellosoGallup© Signature StrengthsAchiever | Discipline | Learner | Focus | Analytical
BE

Brianna Evans

Instructional Coach


Monday July 17, 2023 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
808/810

1:45pm EDT

Unlock the Power of Talk in the 3-5 Classroom
This session will explore the purpose and benefits of accountable talk. Participants will learn ways to encourage more student talk - more purposeful, more meaningful, and more collaborative.

Speakers
avatar for Whitnee Grant

Whitnee Grant

Instructional support, Alexander Elementary
I am an instructional coach who is passionate about empowering young learners to explore, express, and explain their thinking. I love sharing how we as educators can build community and social capital, teach social and critical thinking skills through literacy.


Monday July 17, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
513

1:45pm EDT

Using Dash Robots for the 2021 Science Standards
Teachers will learn how to use their school's Dash Robot for STEAM! Come learn how students can program Dash using block coding while also integrating cross-curricular standards.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Delloso

Katie Delloso

Other, Central Office
K-5 Science/STEAM & Digital Literacy Academic SpecialistGreenville County SchoolsOffice Phone: (864)-355-3187Twitter: @Katie_DellosoGallup© Signature StrengthsAchiever | Discipline | Learner | Focus | Analytical


Monday July 17, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
808/810

1:45pm EDT

Planning for Inquiry in the Middle School Science Classroom
Map your way to success with the new middle level Science Standards! In this session, teachers will learn about multiple lesson planning frameworks developed for the middle school science classroom and effective strategies for incorporating inquiry into every lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Kaitlin Wilbanks

Kaitlin Wilbanks

Science Department Chair, Ralph Chandler Middle
Middle School Science Teacher for 7+ Years. Science Department Chair for 5+ Years. GCS Curriculum Writer & Map Designer. I have presented previous PD Sessions on Tech Tools in the Science Classroom, One-Pagers, and the NGSS and Scientific Phenomena.


Monday July 17, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
515
 
Tuesday, July 18
 

9:30am EDT

Science Authentic Assessment Exploration by Unit
Participants will learn about 3 Dimensional Authentic Assessments for the 2021 Science Standards. Then teachers will have time to explore the many GCSD resources to support formative assessments in science.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Delloso

Katie Delloso

Other, Central Office
K-5 Science/STEAM & Digital Literacy Academic SpecialistGreenville County SchoolsOffice Phone: (864)-355-3187Twitter: @Katie_DellosoGallup© Signature StrengthsAchiever | Discipline | Learner | Focus | Analytical
avatar for Amanda Harris

Amanda Harris

Elementary school teacher, Monarch Elementary
My name is Amanda Harris and I am currently starting my 18th year in education, 15 of which have been in the primary classroom.  I currently teach at Monarch Elementary in the Greenville County School District and will be in an interventionist position for the 2023-2024 school year... Read More →


Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
511

9:30am EDT

Planning for Inquiry in the Middle School Science Classroom
Map your way to success with the new middle level Science Standards! In this session, teachers will learn about multiple lesson planning frameworks developed for the middle school science classroom and effective strategies for incorporating inquiry into every lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Kaitlin Wilbanks

Kaitlin Wilbanks

Science Department Chair, Ralph Chandler Middle
Middle School Science Teacher for 7+ Years. Science Department Chair for 5+ Years. GCS Curriculum Writer & Map Designer. I have presented previous PD Sessions on Tech Tools in the Science Classroom, One-Pagers, and the NGSS and Scientific Phenomena.


Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
515

10:45am EDT

Unit Planning for 4th Grade Science Unit 3
Using the Backwards Design model, participants will unit plan for 4th Grade Science Unit 3. Participants will explore resources including Carolina Biological Online to support instruction for the 3 Dimensions of Science in the 2021 Science Standards.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Delloso

Katie Delloso

Other, Central Office
K-5 Science/STEAM & Digital Literacy Academic SpecialistGreenville County SchoolsOffice Phone: (864)-355-3187Twitter: @Katie_DellosoGallup© Signature StrengthsAchiever | Discipline | Learner | Focus | Analytical
BE

Brianna Evans

Instructional Coach


Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
509

12:00pm EDT

Unit Planning for 4th Grade Science Unit 4
Using the Backwards Design model, participants will unit plan for 4th Grade Science Unit 4. Participants will explore resources including Carolina Biological Online to support instruction for the 3 Dimensions of Science in the 2021 Science Standards.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Delloso

Katie Delloso

Other, Central Office
K-5 Science/STEAM & Digital Literacy Academic SpecialistGreenville County SchoolsOffice Phone: (864)-355-3187Twitter: @Katie_DellosoGallup© Signature StrengthsAchiever | Discipline | Learner | Focus | Analytical
BE

Brianna Evans

Instructional Coach


Tuesday July 18, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
509

1:45pm EDT

2:00pm EDT

First-Class Conversations (in 15 minutes or less)
Academic conversations improve students’ confidence and competence. But with limited class time, how can teachers engage every student in meaningful discussions? This session will explore strategies that can be done in 15 minutes or less. Access to a laptop or iPad is required. Access to past or upcoming lesson plans are required.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
511
 


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