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2015 LEISD Summer Learning Summit

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Zellars PL 2 [clear filter]
Monday, June 8
 

8:30am CDT

Formative Assessment (Science)
Limited Capacity seats available

Guest presenters from Region 11 will show how to utilize probes from Science Formative Assessment by Page Keeley to inform and monitor instruction and support reflective thinking. Additionally, teachers will learn how to use formative assessment probes to uncover students’ ideas and use students’ thinking to adjust their classroom instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Cheryl Bowden

Cheryl Bowden

Education Consultant - Science, ESC 11
My name is Cheryl Bowden. I have 36 years of experience in education ranging from elementary through college levels. I am currently the K-12 Science and STEM Specialist at the Education Service Center Region 11 located in White Settlement, Texas.




Monday June 8, 2015 8:30am - 4:00pm CDT
Zellars PL 2
  Science
 
Tuesday, June 9
 

8:30am CDT

Encouraging Creativity in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

When it comes to having a classroom that encourages students to unleash their creative side, crayons and glitter are not required. This session will examine common misconceptions of creativity, classroom management techniques, and ideas for getting your student's involved in the creative process.

Speakers
avatar for Kristin Majority

Kristin Majority

PhD Candidate, University of North Texas
Kristin Majority is a professional educator in the middle school classroom and PhD candidate at the University of North Texas in the field of Gifted and Talented Education. She is currently serving as the chair of the TAGT Research Division.


Tuesday June 9, 2015 8:30am - 11:30am CDT
Zellars PL 2
  GT

1:00pm CDT

Texas Performance Standards Projects
Limited Capacity seats available

The TPSP's, are lessons developed by TEA for use with our Gifted and Talented learners. This session will examine how you can use these lessons with all of your students, while still meeting the needs of your G/T or high ability learners.

Speakers
avatar for Kristin Majority

Kristin Majority

PhD Candidate, University of North Texas
Kristin Majority is a professional educator in the middle school classroom and PhD candidate at the University of North Texas in the field of Gifted and Talented Education. She is currently serving as the chair of the TAGT Research Division.


Tuesday June 9, 2015 1:00pm - 2:25pm CDT
Zellars PL 2
  GT

2:35pm CDT

Meeting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted Learner
Limited Capacity seats available

Gifted students are unique in their learning and their behaviors. This session will examine the Social and Emotional needs of these students with a special focus on the Twice-Exceptional learner.

Speakers
avatar for Kristin Majority

Kristin Majority

PhD Candidate, University of North Texas
Kristin Majority is a professional educator in the middle school classroom and PhD candidate at the University of North Texas in the field of Gifted and Talented Education. She is currently serving as the chair of the TAGT Research Division.


Tuesday June 9, 2015 2:35pm - 4:00pm CDT
Zellars PL 2
  GT
 
Wednesday, June 10
 

8:30am CDT

Year Two: Writers Workshop (3-5)
Limited Capacity seats available

In this 3 hour workshop we will take a closer look the Units of Study and the components of the Writer's Workshop, and focus on strategies for improved classroom implementation. Teachers and administrators will learn overarching plans and precise details that can help students reach and exceed the high expectations of our TEKS. You will leave with an understanding of where we are headed with Writing Instruction, and resources to help you along the way!

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Helms

Ashley Helms

Director of Professional Learning & Advanced Academics, Little Elm ISD
AV

Ann Van Zandt

Coordinator of Languages and Literacy


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 11:30am CDT
Zellars PL 2
  ELAR

1:00pm CDT

Year Two: Writers Workshop (K-2)
Limited Capacity seats available

In this 3 hour workshop we will take a closer look the Units of Study and the components of the Writer's Workshop, and focus on strategies for improved classroom implementation. Teachers and administrators will learn overarching plans and precise details that can help students reach and exceed the high expectations of our TEKS. You will leave with an understanding of where we are headed with Writing Instruction, and resources to help you along the way!

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Helms

Ashley Helms

Director of Professional Learning & Advanced Academics, Little Elm ISD
AV

Ann Van Zandt

Coordinator of Languages and Literacy


Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
Zellars PL 2
  ELAR
 
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