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Online student publishing and creativity platform.

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Professional Development

Professional Development Options for NYCDOE

Tech4Learning has been awarded NYCDOE professional development contract #QR077AN and is pleased to provide the following training options:

Integrating Project-Based Learning into the Classroom

Introduce teachers to this powerful approach to student learning. Participants learn to engage students in content learning through student-centered performance tasks that promote depth of knowledge and high-level thinking. During this workshop, participants explore what makes PBL different from projects and begin work to design a unit that can be implemented right away and serve as a model for others. Participants learn to:

With adequate time, participants not only hear, they experience, strategize, and design in the areas of project management, assessment, collaboration, feedback and reflection, and unit development.

Recommendation: 2-3 days

Duration: up to 6 hours per day
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00 per day

This is a highly customized training that varies depending on site goals as well as the number of days for the training.

Digital Storytelling across the Curriculum

Learn how digital storytelling can assist students in synthesizing their ideas, to share narrative stories and information in a creative meaningful way. During this workshop, participants became familiar with effective digital storytelling as they work to write and produce digital stories with images, effects, background music, and narration. Participants explore how digital storytelling can be used to help students think critically and explore the curriculum in richer detail. In the morning, participants explore project ideas, lesson plans, and examples of effective digital storytelling projects and discuss strategies for structuring projects to move beyond rote knowledge to high-level thinking and communication projects. In the afternoon, participants work collaboratively to create their own digital story to serve as a high-quality example for a lesson they will implement with students.

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00

Tech4Learning Professional Learning | tech4learning.com/professional-learning/nyc-training | 877-834-5453

Tech4Learning - Professional Learning Options - NYC DOE

Support STEM Learning in the Classroom

Learn skills and strategies for engaging students in elementary or secondary STEM topics while building essential observation, analysis, and comprehension skills. During this workshop, participants will learn how to integrate technology tools to strengthen student interest, engagement, and skills in projects that connect learning in science, math, and engineering and support exploration of complex systems and issues. From whole class exploration, to group work, to individual evaluations, participants will gain specific ideas for boosting student interest and skill in science. In the morning, they will participate as students to complete foundational activities and high-level project work in the areas of Five Senses, Weather, Seasons, Cycles, and Requirements for Life. In the afternoon, participants develop their own curriculum templates.

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00

Meet Common Core Standards through Digital Learning

Learn skills and strategies to meet Common Core State Standards to engage students in content learning with exciting and high-level technology project ideas. During this workshop, participants learn how students can use creativity tools to complete performance tasks that demonstrate mastery of Common Core Standards through a combination of text, original artwork, voice narration, and images. Participants spend the morning exploring and creating a variety of activities and projects that support and extend the Common Core learning goals in Language Arts and/or Mathematics. In the afternoon, they collaborate with peers on the design of performance tasks that engage students in the thinking skills and authentic practice necessary to meeting the standards.

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00

Build Early Literacy Skills

Learn skills and strategies for engaging students in reading and helping them develop essential reading skills in the areas of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. During this workshop, participants learn how emerging, developing, and struggling readers and writers can use technology tools to engage with content they are reading and develop essential literacy skills. In the morning, participants explore a range of activities that build and assess specific literacy skills, as well as open-ended projects that develop higher-order thinking skills. In the afternoon, they work collaboratively to develop customized activities and projects that support and strengthen student's phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00

Build Literacy for Secondary Students

Learn skills and strategies for engaging secondary students in the authentic practice necessary to develop comprehension, vocabulary, and 21st century writing and communication skills. During this workshop, participants learn skills and strategies for engaging secondary students in literacy through projects that develop essential reading skills, connect to literature across the curriculum, strengthen English language acquisition, and build 21st century communication skills. In the morning, participants explore a range of activities that build and assess specific literacy skills, and learn to implement open-ended projects that develop higher-order thinking skills. In the afternoon, they work collaboratively to design specific projects that help them differentiate literacy instruction to meet the needs of the learners in their classrooms.

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00

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Tech4Learning - Professional Learning Options - NYC DOE

Use Creative Technology Tools to Support English Language Acquisition

Learn to support language acquisition through learning strategies such as creating visual projects, oral fluency practice, and opportunities for producing authentic language, helping students progress more quickly through the stages of language acquisition and achieve proficiency. During this workshop, participants build foundational knowledge of best practices for language acquisition and learn how to use visuals, collaboration, and graphic organizers to increase understanding, comprehension, and literacy. In the morning, participants explore research by Krashen, etc. on how language is acquired as well as differences in ability and needs at various stages of language acquisition. In the afternoon, participants explore how they can use digital drawing tools, graphic organizers, recording features, and more to support literacy and core content for ELLs . Participants work collaboratively to design activities appropriate to specific stages of language acquisition.

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00

Engage Students in Your Reading Program

Learn skills and strategies for engaging students in your reading program and helping them to develop essential reading and literacy skills. During this workshop, participants learn how to integrate technology into projects that strengthen student interest, engagement, and skills in reading and writing. In the morning, participants participate as learners in foundational activities that can be used to assess specific skills and boost comprehension. They also explore exciting ways to connect to literature and themes specific to their reading series to build reading and other core content skills. In the afternoon, participants work collaboratively to create a high-quality example and lesson for a project they will implement with students.

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00

Designing for Effective Technology Integration

Combine the SAMR model with UDL to explore effective strategies for using technology to improve student learning. Participants will learn to move beyond rote knowledge to project work that involves deep thinking and essential skills for the digital age. During this workshop, participants explore ways to combine technology, instruction, and student learning to transform their learning environments and provide students with knowledge and skills essential to college and career, as well as life in the digital age. In the morning, participants explore research surrounding the use of technology to improve learning, as well as view and evaluate a range of student digital projects. In the afternoon, participants work to develop a project for implementation that includes materials to set expectations, builds thinking skills, promotes effective collaboration, and fosters reflection.

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00

Curriculum Enrichment through Technology Integration - Foundation Workshop

Explore foundational research, gain understanding of effective strategies to support implementation, and begin planning for implementation. The foundations workshop would explore research by leaders in the appropriate field. Participants would then explore how to use various forms of media and project work (visuals, graphic organizers, recording features, and opportunities for authentic practice) in advance of project implementation in the classroom. Participants would collaborate with peers and the instructor to outline and develop the project that will be implemented in their classroom with coaching support.

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00

Tech4Learning Professional Learning | tech4learning.com/professional-learning/nyc-training | 877-834-5453

Tech4Learning - Professional Learning Options - NYC DOE

Curriculum Enrichment through Technology Integration - Classroom Modeling

Work with an instructional coach to research, design, teach, manage, and/or evaluate technology-based project work. Modeling can address a variety of topics including: a) effective project design: clarify learning goals, establish criteria for success, and differentiate for content, process, and product; b) project work with students with co-teaching, lesson modeling and groundwork for successful project management; c) project completion and evaluation, project presentation process, supporting authentic learning, and building a classroom environment to value student effort, high expectation and application of learning; and d) evaluating student projects, project presentations and student reflection.

Recommendation: Prior to this workshop, participants have completed the Foundation workshop

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 6
Cost: $1750.00

Curriculum Enrichment through Technology Integration - Reflection Workshop

Learn skills and strategies for overcoming obstacles during project implementation as well as reflect on the success of formative and summative project assessments. During this workshop, participants dialogue about the successes and difficulties of project implementation. Participants reflect on formative and summative assessments of student project work. Participants discuss strategies for overcoming obstacles and explore the structure of the Action Research Cycle as they develop next steps and action items for their personal professional learning plan.

Recommendation: Prior to this workshop, participants have completed the Foundation and Classroom Modeling workshops

Duration: up to 6 hours
Maximum number of participants: 25
Cost: $1695.00

Tech4Learning Professional Learning | tech4learning.com/professional-learning/nyc-training | 877-834-5453

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