The following information can be found in the Weekly Message from the Superintendent on the ISBE website for March 5, 2019. Please visit the ISBE website for registration information.
Personalized Professional Development
This course will guide participants in creating a personalized professional development model that identifies needs that are based on evaluations and is also driven by interests and needs in the classrooms. Enrollment is now available on the ISBE website.
Building a Community of Writers in Grades K - 6 Classroom
The presenter of this course will share the "Elements of Effective Instruction Tool" and an overview of the "Writing Workshop". Section 1 will cover; 1) the importance of daily writing, 2) student motiviation, 3) teaching with published works, 4) the writing process, and 5) teaching of grammar in context. Section 2 and 3 will address the importance of social-emotional goals and how to meet students' needs using teacher and peer conferences. Enrollment is now available on the ISBE website.