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  • Adolescent Brain and Behavior

    W20-01195 ADOLESCENT BRAIN AND BEHAVIORKysten Ellison - kysten@aol.com 3 Credits - Inservice - February 5 - April 8The adolescent brain has a profound effect on a child’s learning. New research explores how the brain does not fully mature until the age of 25, and consequently has notable effects on behaviors such as difficulty controlling emotions, having a preference for high excitement and low effort activities, poor planning and judgment, a lack of consequential thinking, and engaging in more risky and impulsive behaviors. Course will focus on the brain development and impact on adolescents, their learning, the classroom environment and explore ways to use this information to better meet their needs. 
  • Developing Readers in the Primary Grade

    W20-04155 DEVELOPING READERS IN THE PRIMARY GRADES - K - 2 Christina Sciarrotto - cmes724@yahoo.com 3 Credits - Inservice - April 15 – June 15Examine the components of a successful reading program to teach students how to read. Learn and create lessons on each of the components of reading instructions: phonemic awareness, phonics, word study, vocabulary, sight words, fluency and comprehension.  
  • Excelling With Microsoft Excell

    W20-03080 EXCELLING WITH MICROSOFT EXCELTom Jeffery - scopeinstructor@optonline.net 3 Credits – Inservice - February 5 - April 8Learn Microsoft Excel through interactive lessons in a self-paced course. Participants complete 45 hours of instruction and practice. 15 lessons with accompanying assignments.
  • Exploring Google For Education

    W20-03023 EXPLORING GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION - K - 12 Christina Sciarrotto - cmes724@yahoo.com 3 Credits - Inservice - February 5– April 8This course will examine the components of a Google for Education including Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Classroom. Additionally, you will learn how to share, collaborate and edit using the features of Google.
  • Teaching Study Skills - K - 12

    W20-04040 TEACHING STUDY SKILLS (K – 12 ) Dr. Peter A. Pece - doctorpece@optonline.net 3 Credits – Inservice - February 5 - April 8Every person who has ever taken a course has had to learn and develop good study habits, organizational skills and ways to memorize and understand concepts, ideas and abstract theories. This course is for everyone in an educational setting to encourage and foster good work/study habits in their students. Learn about memory, techniques we can utilize for productive note-taking and study habits.
  • The Art Of Creativity: An Inter-Disciplinary Approach

    W20-06037 THE ART OF CREATIVITY: AN INTER-DISCIPLINARY APPROACHLaura O’Shaughnessy Swan - loshswanscope@gmail.com 3 Credits - Inservice - April 15– June 15Explore how integrating the arts between subjects (Math and Science) would help make connections between those subjects with use of higher analytical thinking, reasoning and ultimately student voice. The ideology that learning through Socratic-like/multidimensional lessons would lead to revelations & progress across the curriculum and help foster an individual who possesses the life skills for a more creative economy. 
  • Upstander Responsibility:Creating A School Culture That Combats Bullying

    W20-04054 UPSTANDER RESPONSIBILITY:CREATING A SCHOOL CULTURE THAT COMBATS BULLYING Cecile Wren - mindandheart@optonline.net 3 Credits – Inservice - February 5 - April 8Learn to design programs that combat bullying by developing a culture grounded in upstander responsibility. Learn to: utilize anti-bullying strategies to address bullying and harassment in school, implement the theory of upstander responsibility as part of their school’s culture, design and coordinate K-12 activities for Morning Meetings, Advisory Programs, Circles of Power and Respect and/or Curricular Integration.