Month
Date
Upcoming Event
May
5/30/2018 9:00 AM
- 12:00 PM
Illinois Bicentennial: Lessons for all Classrooms ROE 09
Join Dr. Grant Miller from SIU-Carbondale for lesson ideas to implement the Illinois Bicentennial Celebration book in your curriculum! Each participant will receive a book and a teaching guide. Don't miss out on this FREE learning opportunity to earn 3 PD clock hours!
5/31/2018 9:00 AM
- 3:00 PM
The New Illinois Social Studies Sciences Standards ROE 09
What's this New Stuff? What was wrong with the Old Stuff? See how updates to the Illinois Learning Standards puts social studies teachers front and center in preparing students to critically analyze sources-not just memorize names and dates-in the media, in history, and in preparation for high-stakes assessments like the new writing portion of the SAT.
June
6/1/2018 8:30 AM
- 11:30 AM
New Teacher Brunch ROE 09
If you are wrapping up your first, second or third year in the classroom, you are invited to our ROE SchoolWorks' Beginning Teacher Brunch. Join us for conversation, a presentation, and reflection. You will receive a copy of Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding and Independence for All Learners by Ron Richart, Mark Church and K. Morrison. PRESENTER: Mary Ellen Leonard LOCATION: I-Hotel Champaign, IL
6/1/2018 9:00 AM
- 3:00 PM
Media Literacy with Informational Sources ROE 09
Who created this message? What creative techniques are used to inform or persuade the intended audience? Can students use the same questions to analyze a commercial, a news article in social media, and primary sources such as the Declaration of Independence? Yes! This workshop introduces educators to the media literacy skills found in the Common Core State Standards with activities, materials, and assessments that support media literacy in the classroom.
6/4/2018 9:00 AM
- 3:00 PM
Assessment and Instruction with Informational Sources ROE 54
How can educators assess the critical reading demands found in the Common Core State Standards? This workshop introduces educators to the 100+ primary source assessments available at www.tps.siu.edu and how to develop similar assessments and assessment systems that evaluate students' acquisition of these skills. Teachers also get the opportunity to work with examples of student work samples that use free primary sources from the Library of Congress.
6/5/2018 9:00 AM
- 3:00 PM
Differentiating Instruction with Informational Sources ROE 54
The critical reading and writing demands of the Common Core Standards are rigorous, especially for students with diverse learning needs. This workshop introduces educators to ways they can increase their curricula's accessibility using the the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Specific attention will be given to free sources from the Library of Congress and ways to design flexible learning environments that support positive student learning.
6/12/2018 9:00 AM
- 3:00 PM
ELA: Socratic Seminar ROE 09
If you want to strengthen your students' reading, writing and discussion skills using Socratic Seminar this offering is for you. The two presenters will share the background, benefits and logistics of implementing Socratic Seminar in any subject or grade level.
6/13/2018 9:00 AM
- 3:00 PM
Restorative Practices ROE 09
Join us for a session in implementing Restorative Practices into your classroom, team or school. Restorative Practices do not replace consequences, instead the practices seek to build relationships, identify harm that's been done and make amends while repairing relationships. We'll discuss how to relate, restore and repair relationships between students, students and staff and staff and staff.
6/13/2018 9:00 AM
- 6/14/2018
Two Day Next-Gen Science Workshop
The Next Generation Science Standards are three dimensional. Is your science classroom 3-D? Attend this two-day workshop to discover how to align your classroom instruction with the standards. Topics covered will include incorporating phenomena into your instructional practices, applying three dimensional thinking to your science curriculum, and moving to inquiry-based science. This informative two-day workshop will be lead by the Parkland Science staff and ROE SchoolWorks science consultants.Each educator will receive $50 worth of educational materials, 10 clock hours, and breakfast and lunch!
6/18/2018 9:00 AM
- 3:00 PM
Grow to Learn ROE 54
Join ROE SchoolWorks, Vermilion County teachers, and Danville Area Community College for 2 days of experiential learning and development of cross-curricular units, lessons, projects and more! You will leave with a new vision for partnering with Danville Area Community College to provide students access to state of the art technology, a unique sustainability farm, and place-based service learning experiences.
6/19/2018 9:00 AM
- 3:00 PM
Grow to Learn ROE 54
Join ROE SchoolWorks, Vermilion County teachers, and Danville Area Community College for 2 days of experiential learning and development of cross-curricular units, lessons, projects and more! You will leave with a new vision for partnering with Danville Area Community College to provide students access to state of the art technology, a unique sustainability farm, and place-based service learning experiences.
July
7/9/2018 12:00 PM
- 3:30 PM
ESSA: The Current Landscape
This workshop will help you understand the tier system and the 'grade' assigned to your district for FY19 which is based on your last 3 years of data from school report cards and other data sources.
7/18/2018 9:00 AM
- 2:30 PM
Standards Based Grading with Rick Wormeli
Join us for a compelling look at what is and is not standards-based assessment and grading. We’ll explore what it means to be truly evidence-based in assessing and reporting students’ achievements regarding standards and learner outcomes, We’ll address the biggest concerns in grading today: averaging, zeroes on the 100-point scale, re-do’s, percentages, grading scales, late work, valedictorian, marking homework, extra credit, grade book and report card design, formative vs. summative assessments, reporting behavior/effort/character elements, disaggregation, and much more. Don’t miss this chance to confront misconceptions and make the most of students’ learning! Presentation: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm Networking and Action Planning immediately after from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm -during this time, Mr. Wormeli will be available for book signing and photo op
7/19/2018 9:00 AM
- 3:00 PM
Writing Matters ROE 54
This resource-rich professional development will provide educators with instructional practices to implement the Illinois Learning Standards for Writing. The Illinois Literacy in Action (formerly named Illinois Writing Matters) website *http://www.illinoisliteracyinaction.org/ will be used to facilitate the various writing tasks necessary to meet the standards and prepare for PARCC. Strategies and resources will be shared.
7/24/2018 5:30 PM
- 7:00 PM
Acceleration Placement Act Informational Meeting ROE 09
District, school, family, and/or community professional learning opportunity in this area. This session has been utilized to work with a variety of stakeholders to improve knowledge and skills and improve the instructional practices in a variety of settings.
7/31/2018 8:30 AM
- 3:30 PM
AA #1865: Principal Evaluator Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluators
Principal Evaluator Competency Building for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluators
August
8/2/2018 8:30 AM
- 11:30 AM
New Teacher Brunch ROE 54
If you are wrapping up your first, second or third year in the classroom, you are invited to our ROE SchoolWorks' Beginning Teacher Brunch. Join us for conversation, a presentation, and reflection. You will receive a copy of Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding and Independence for All Learners by Ron Richart, Mark Church and K. Morrison. PRESENTER: Mary Ellen Leonard LOCATION: Turtle Run Danville, IL
8/3/2018 8:00 AM
- 1:00 PM
Supporting Teachers and Students in the Aftermath of Trauma ROE 54
District, school, family, and/or community professional learning opportunity in this area. This session has been utilized to work with a variety of stakeholders to improve knowledge and skills and improve the instructional practices in a variety of settings.
8/7/2018 8:30 AM
- 3:30 PM
Beyond Discipline: Restorative Practices in Schools
Creating healthy, positive, and equitable environments in our schools and communities requires us to begin from the inside out, with a willingness to adopt new perspectives. Join us for a hands-on session for educators with Elaine Shpungin, Mikhail Lyubansky, and International Keynote Speaker, Kit Miller. Kit Miller is the Director of M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, a partner in Restorative Rochester city-wide initiative and school-wide transformation, and a U.N. presenter on nonviolence with youth. This event will be held at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign, IL. Registration fee is $100 and includes continental breakfast and lunch. Restorative Institute Contact: Donna Kaufman 217-239-0322 This event is sponsored and organized by Champaign-Ford County ROE #9, the READY Program, and Conflict 180 LLC.
8/7/2018 1:30 PM
- 4:30 PM
Online Lock In Learning Training with SmartPath Education
“Escape rooms are engaging exercises and when designed properly, foster communication, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation. The only way to be successful is through the use of lateral thinking, communication, and teamwork. The same simple concept can be easily applied to your classroom thus creating amazing opportunities for inquiry based, project based, authentic learning all while building cohesive teams and reinforcing communication and teamwork. Lock in Learning acts as an instructional support tool providing content driven games to support current lesson plans. These games introduce, review, or reinforce concepts/lessons in your classroom.” All participants of the afternoon session will receive a Lock in Learning Kit for their classrooms.