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Beware of Geeks Bearing Gifts (Online Workshop)

Description:

When you and I were growing up, the words Trojans, worms, viruses and spam had considerably different meanings than they do today. We took a pole and went out fishing, but today we encounter phishing expeditions and electronic bait trying to hook us. We are victimized by spyware, adware, and malware of all types. These electronic parasites can be sucking your personal data and affecting the performance of your computer. This workshop will give you a better understanding of these dangers and introduce strategies on how you can deal with them.

 

Audience:

Workshop Code: OD18000

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Robert Heinrich

Location: On-line
N/A

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Connecting Phonics First® to the Common Core (Online Version)

Description:

Connecting Phonics First® to the Common Core                           
Target Group: All teachers trained in the Phonics First® Foundations program.
Prerequisite:  Completion of Phonics First® Beginnings, Basic or Foundations Level I.

During the Connecting Phonics First® to the Common Core workshop, teachers look at the decoding and fluency-related standards of the common core and determine the Phonics First® instructional components that ensure success for beginning, struggling, at-risk, ELL and LD students.

DESCRIPTION:
The adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) means schools must immediately and rapidly gear-up struggling readers. The demands of the CCSS' higher-level comprehension skills require students employ accurate decoding and fluent reading in order to be able to comprehend increasingly complex text. Consistent implementation of specific Phonics First® strategies in the classroom and intervention settings allows teachers to accurately target specific skill-deficits and to support and strengthen student decoding and fluency.

During the Connecting Phonics First® to the Common Core workshop, teachers look at the decoding and fluency-related standards of the common core and determine the Phonics First® instructional components that ensure success for beginning, struggling, at-risk, ELL and LD students. Teachers will then review and practice strategy implementation for classroom and small-group instruction at the prevention, intervention and remediation levels. Workshop will also include an introduction to Reciprocal  Teaching, a powerful tool for deepening comprehension through a process of clarifying, questioning, summarizing and predicting.

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:                           Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Speaker:                         Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:                           Part One- 1 hour and 27 minutes       
                                       Part Two-1 hour and 17 minutes

Audience:

Workshop Code: ORC18000

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 2 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom Web-based Workshop

Description: This online workshop is intended for K-12 educators to provide an overview of Copyright Law and how it is applicable in the educational environment. The session will discuss best practices associated with using resources for your classroom to ensure compliance with all Copyright regulations. When evaluating material that you plan to use in your classroom, this workshop will also help in identifying if a work is subject to copyright law, and, if so, applying fair use for instructional purposes.

Audience:

Workshop Code: OD18001

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Robert Heinrich

Location: On-line
N/A

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Dyslexia 2: Building on What We Already Know

Description:

Dyslexia, the most recognized of reading problems, is a neurological disorder that is often characterized by difficulties in recognizing and decoding words, leading to lower comprehension and fluency. Although there is no exact count, it is estimated that one in ten people may be afflicted with some form of Dyslexia.

Legislation on Dyslexia signed in August 2014 prominently recognized Dyslexia in state statute and regulation, mandating a requirement for districts to pro-actively deal with this disability. A definition of Dyslexia is now written into Special Education code and a yearly 2-hour professional development requirement for Dyslexia is now mandated for all teachers in grades pre-K through grade 3, special education, reading and ESL teachers, reading specialists, learning disabilities teacher consultants, and speech-language specialists.

Participants should already have had a preliminary workshop on Dyslexia such that they have a general knowledge about the legislation, definition, warning signs, and characteristics of Dyslexia. This 2-hour training will provide participants with information about specific teaching strategies and techniques used to work with students with Dyslexia, as well as additional information about its characteristics, use of technology, and screening.

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: OD18005

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Judy Feinberg

Location: On-line
N/A

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Dyslexia I, Online Course

Description:

This online workshop is intended for educators to provide an overview of Dyslexia.

Dyslexia, the most recognized of reading problems, is a neurological disorder that is often characterized by difficulties in recognizing and decoding words, leading to lower comprehension and fluency. Although there is no exact count, it is estimated that one in ten people may be afflicted with some form of dyslexia.

Governor Christie signed legislation that, for the first time, prominently recognizes dyslexia in state statute and regulation, making it a requirement for districts to deal with this disability. A definition of dyslexia must now be specifically written into special education code and a yearly 2-hour professional development requirement for dyslexia is now mandated for all teachers in grades pre-K through grade 3, special education, reading and ESL teachers, reading specialists, learning disabilities teacher consultants, and speech-language specialists.

This 2-hour (time varies per participant) webinar will provide participating administrators, pre-K to 3 educators, Special Education supervisors, and Child Study Team members with detailed information about this legislation, citing the specificity and requisites that impact the governance and operation of all school districts in New Jersey. The impact that the law will have on special education programs, as well as the specific components that must be included in the required training, will be reviewed during the online course.


Audience:

Workshop Code: OD18002

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Judy Feinberg

Location: On-line
N/A

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Phonics First® Foundations Basic (Online Version)

Description:

Phonics First® (based on Orton-Gillingham) provides teachers with a hands-on, multisensory approach to teaching reading skills to beginning, struggling, at-risk and learning disabled readers. 

This on-line version of our traditional introductory course provides teachers with a solid understanding of the basic elements of the Phonics First® multisensory reading and spelling approach (based on Orton-Gillingham methodology). Course content includes: alphabet and phonemic awareness strategies; the three-part drill for structured review; tactile/kinesthetic spelling techniques for phonetic and non-phonetic words and beginning syllabication for multisyllabic words. Emphasis is on teaching reading to beginning, struggling, learning disabled students including dyslexia or other specified learning disorders. 

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.


Where:    Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Speaker: Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:   Session A1- 2 hours and 11 minutes

Session A2- 2 hours and 26 minutes
Session B1- 2 hours and 16 minutes
Session B2- 2 hours and 22 minutes
Session C1- 2 hours and 9 minutes
Session C2- 2 hours and 16 minutes          

Total Length:  13 hours and 40 minutes

Includes a 30-minute individualized coaching call with a Phonics First® Instructor.

Audience: Teachers grades K-2; K-3 Resource and Special Education Teachers, Reading Intervention Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Administrators and Tutors.

Workshop Code: ORC18001

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 24 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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Phonics First® Foundations Level I (Online Version)

Description:

Phonics First® (based on Orton-Gillingham) provides teachers with a hands-on, multisensory approach to teaching reading skills to beginning, struggling, at-risk and learning disabled readers. 

 
According to the International Dyslexia Association, the principles of instruction and content of a multisensory structured language (MSL) program are essential for effective teaching methodologies. This course meets the IDA standards as evidenced by our accreditation through the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC).  Based on Orton-Gillingham methodology, this highly comprehensive course provides teachers with the essential strategies and tools to deliver high-quality MSL lessons using the Phonics First® Foundations curriculum.  Because MSL is diagnostic in nature, teachers of reading have the ability to monitor student’s progress quickly in addition to using their own formal and informal assessment tools. Course content includes: alphabet and phonemic awareness strategies; tactile/kinesthetic spelling techniques for phonetic and non-phonetic words; syllabication for decoding multisyllable words; structured and systematic review of concepts; and guidance for lesson plans and classroom implementation.  Participants have opportunities for hands-on lesson practice with other participants.  Emphasis is on teaching reading to beginning, struggling, learning disabled students including dyslexia or other specified learning disorders. 


All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:    Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Speaker: Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:   Session A1- 2 hours and 11 minutes

Session A2- 2 hours and 26 minutes
Session B1- 2 hours and 16 minutes
Session B2- 2 hours and 22 minutes
Session C1- 2 hours and 9 minutes
Session C2- 2 hours and 16 minutes          
Session D1- 1 hour and 42 minutes
Session D2- 2 hours and 32 minutes
Session E1- 1 hour and 51 minutes
Session E2- 1 hour and 37 minutes

Total Length:  21 hours and 22 minutes

Includes a 30-minute individualized coaching call with a Phonics First® Instructor.

 

Audience: Teachers grades K-3; K-5 Resource and Special Education Teachers, Reading Intervention Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Administrators and Tutors.

Workshop Code: ORC18002

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 30 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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Phonics First® Foundations Level II (Online Version)

Description:

PRE-REQUISITE:  Phonics First® Foundations Level I (PF210) must have been completed at least three months prior to enrolling in Level II. Required for those pursuing Phonics First® Specialist certification.


Phonics First® (based on Orton-Gillingham) provides teachers with a hands-on, multisensory approach to teaching reading skills to beginning, struggling, at-risk and learning disabled readers. This course emphasizes the advanced concepts of decoding and encoding through Greek and Latin roots and affixes and encompasses instruction in multisensory comprehension and grammar techniques.


This course emphasizes the advanced concepts of decoding and encoding through Greek and Latin roots and affixes and encompasses instruction in multisensory comprehension and grammar techniques. This class also provides extensive review and refinement of all Phonics First® Foundations Level I multisensory teaching skills and content knowledge. Level II course content is necessary for teachers working with special education students grades 4-12 and adults. 

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:    Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Speaker: Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:   Session A1- 2 hours and 11 minutes

Session A2- 1 hour and 59 minutes
Session B1- 1 hour and 44 minutes
Session B2- 2 hours and 8 minutes
Session C1- 1 hour and 58 minutes
Session C2- 1 hour and 32 minutes            
Session D1- 2 hours and 27 minutes
Session D2- 2 hours and 14 minutes

Total Length:  16 hours and 13 minutes

Includes a 30-minute individualized coaching call with a Phonics First® Instructor.

Audience: Teachers grades K-5, Special Education Teachers, Reading Intervention Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Administrators and Tutors.

Workshop Code: ORC18003

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 23 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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Preparing Early Readers: Phonological Awareness (Online Version)

Description:

Preparing Early Readers: Phonological Awareness
Target Group: Classroom teachers K-1, K-2 Resource and Special Education teachers, Title I teachers, ELL teachers, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Tutors, Paraprofessionals and Parents.

Prepare beginning and young at-risk readers by providing a strong foundation of critical phonological awareness skills taught through fun and engaging games and activities

DESCRIPTION:
Research demonstrates a direct correlation between a child developing strong phonological awareness skills and becoming a highly-skilled reader. This workshop will       cover the background of knowledge for early reading development, the progressing levels of phonological awareness instruction critical in developing successful readers         and a range of targeted and purposeful activities to teach these critical foundational reading skills. The content corresponds to the English Language Arts focus areas in the Common Core State Standards Foundational Reading skills for Kindergarten and beginning of first grade.

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:                                           Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Materials Included:                   Phonemic Awareness; Phonemic Awareness in Young Children - A Classroom Curriculum; Getting Ready to Read
Speaker:                                         Phonics First® Certified Instructor

Length:                                           1 hour and 54 minutes

Audience: Classroom teachers K-1, K-2 Resource and Special Education teachers, Title I teachers, ELL teachers, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Tutors, Paraprofessionals and Parents. Classroom teachers K-1, K-2 Resource and Spec

Workshop Code: ORC18004

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 4 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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Supporting Struggling Adolescent Readers - Greek & Latin Roots (Online Version)

Description:

Supporting Struggling Adolescent Readers- Greek & Latin Roots

Target Group:  Teachers grades 6-12, Special Education Teachers, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Tutors and Parents.

Learn engaging multisensory strategies to enhance reading, writing, spelling and fluency while expanding vocabulary, spelling, comprehension and preparedness for state standardized tests as well as the ACT and SAT. 

DESCRIPTION:

Learn how the study of prefixes, suffixes and Greek and Latin root morphology provides a sophisticated method of teaching decoding and encoding to middle and high school students. Approximately 65% of all reading done at these levels comes from the Greek and Latin layer of language. Learn engaging multisensory strategies to enhance reading, writing, spelling and fluency while expanding vocabulary, spelling, comprehension and preparedness for state standardized tests as well as the ACT and SAT. 

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:                                           Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.

Recommended Materials:       Word Roots A1 and B1

Speaker:                                         Phonics First® Certified Instructor

Length:                                           Part One-1 hour and 27 minutes

                                                          Part Two-1 hour and 31 minutes

             

 This class coupled with the Syllabication Strategies workshop provides teachers of struggling middle and high school readers with powerful intervention tools to meet a variety of needs.

Audience: Teachers grades 6-12, Special Education Teachers, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Tutors and Parents.

Workshop Code: ORC18005

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 2 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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Teacher Effectiveness Institute--Web-based Workshop

Description:

The Teacher Effectiveness Institute is a series of four webinars designed to support the novice teacher on important topics that they will need to know throughout the school year. It is appropriate for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year teachers.

Participants will review the rudiments of educational practice and explore the many roles a teacher may be expected to play during a typical day as an educator in the school community. Practical suggestions and proven classroom strategies on varied topics will be discussed during each session.


Part 1: Preparing for the School Year
Part 2: Strategies for Increased Parent Support
Part 3: The "Good Kind" of Assessment
Part 4: Supporting Special Education Students in the Classroom

Audience:

Workshop Code: OD18003

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $87 OR 3 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Judy Feinberg

Location: On-line
N/A

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Unlocking Unfamiliar Words-Syllabication Strategies for Success (Online Version)

Description:

Unlocking Unfamiliar Words-Syllabication Strategies for Success
Target Group:  Teachers grades 2-12, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors and Parents.

Help students learn to systematically break a multisyllabic word into small, manageable syllables, identify the vowel sounds within each syllable and read the word.

             
DESCRIPTION:
Syllabication instruction teaches struggling readers strategies to decode multisyllable words quickly and accurately. Students learn to systematically break a multisyllabic word into small, manageable syllables, identify the vowel sounds within each syllable and read the word. This workshop provides teachers with an understanding of the syllabication process and in-depth instructions for teaching structured, sequential, and cumulative lessons to students. A packet containing documents pertinent to the workshop will be emailed once registration is complete. It is required to have 10 index cards, pen or pencil, and scissors. 

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:                                           Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Materials Included:                        Phonics First® Foundations Syllabication Guide, Syllabication Reference Cards, Student Worksheets and Answer Key
Speaker:                                         Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:                                           Part One-1 hour and 27 minutes
Part Two-1 hour and 34 minutes

This class coupled with the Supporting Struggling Adolescent Readers: Greek and Latin Roots workshop provides teachers of struggling middle and high school readers with powerful intervention tools to meet a variety of needs.

Audience: Teachers grades 2-12, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors and Parents.

Workshop Code: ORC18006

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 3 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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Windows Movie Maker, Online Course

Description:

In this online course participants will learn how to create movies and to tell stories with images and text using Windows Movie Maker. Movie Maker is a video editing software that comes standard with Windows 7 operating system. Create professional video projects with transitions and effects. The goal of the workshop is to make a simple video project and to understand the multiple publishing options included in Movie Maker (YouTube, HD Video, DVD)

Course Content:
Movie Maker (Windows Movie Maker in Microsoft Windows XP) is a movie and slide show creator. With Movie Maker, students can experiment with the best ways to arrange their photos to tell a story. In doing so, they learn which elements hold the viewer's attention and make for good storytelling. Students can add titles, effects, movement, transitions, and even a music track to create a finished product. After saving the final movie, students can upload their work to a site such as YouTube or their Windows Live Space and share it with you, their families, and others in their class.

Learning Objectives:
- Importing photos, video, and audio from a camera or other source
- Trimming and splitting video clips
- Adjusting music volume, fading, splitting, and timing options
- Adding and modifying titles
- Creating transitions between clips
- Panning and zooming photos
- Exporting/Saving You Video
- Posting Your Video to YouTube via Movie Maker

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: OD18004

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: On-line
N/A

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Writing with Spice Online

Description:

This one hour webinar of the very successful and popular workshop will provide SPICE training demonstrating how to identify and apply skills needed to teach and enhance writing abilities at the elementary and middle school level. Language Arts teachers, special education teachers and ELL teachers will learn a variety of techniques designed through years of practical use. SPICE strategies have proven successful in improving state assessment scores.

After a review of numerous compositional risks, participants will learn and practice unique assessment tools, skill application strategies for all prompts, test timing awareness and encouragement tips. The focus will be on teaching students to simply “learn how to write” for any type of assignment or prompt. Writing with SPICE builds lifelong student skills,  makes both the teaching and learning of writing skills less stressful, and can immediately be implemented in the classroom.

The webinar is presented by Mike Devono
Mr. Devono is a former teacher and author of Teaching Writing with Spice, the definitive text to identify and apply the skills needed to track and enhance writing abilities.

Audience: Teachers Grades 2-5, Middle School ELA Teachers and ELA Coaches

Workshop Code: OD18006

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $48 OR 2 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Mike Devono

Location: On-line
N/A

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Wed - December 13, 2017
Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) One Day Team Training

Description:

Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) One Day Team Training is designed to provide schools which have new or reorganized (e.g, new members, new structure) school building I&RS teams with basic information, materials and skills to help them fulfill the regulatory requirements for the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of programs of I&RS (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8). Workshop focus will include identifying and addressing academic, behavior and health issues and developing effective intervention strategies and action plans.

Participants will be able to perform the following tasks as a result of their participation in this program:

1. Summarize the provisions of administrative code (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8) for the implementation of I&RS.

2. Explain the benefits and purposes of using the building-based multidisciplinary team model as a best practice for addressing academic, behavior and health issues for students in grades K-12.

3. Identify the theoretical and research underpinnings of the I&RS multidisciplinary team model.

4. Apply the procedures for identifying and assisting students with academic, behavior and health issues.

5. Employ a systematic problem-solving process for the creative and resourceful resolution of identified educational issues.

6. Provide effective consultations with students? parents and with school staff who request assistance for educational issues.

7. Review information gathered and the actions taken as a result of the building's system of I&RS and make recommendations to the principal for improving school programs and services.

8. Develop a plan of action for I&RS program implementation.

9. Apply research-based principles and practices to the planning, management and maintenance of building-based I&RS teams.

10. Describe the importance of developing collaborative relationships with diverse school and community resources in support of I&RS activities.

11. Describe applications of the I&RS program that support school-wide planning.

12. Describe the importance of collecting data and utilizing data-driven decision-making in the I&RS process.

Audience: I&RS Team Members, School Administrators, Social Workers or Guidance Counselors working with Grades K-12

Workshop Code: F18008

Dates: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Dennis Burd

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Fri - January 12, 2018
25th Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

Description:

The Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway is a three-day conference where educators hone their creative writing skills and expand their teaching strategies. Now in its 25th year, the Getaway is known for challenging and supportive workshops featuring small classes led by award-winning professionals. Pulitzer Prize winners Stephen Dunn and Gregory Pardlo are special guests at this year's conference.

Participants will:

  • Engage with the New Jersey Student Learning Standards by practicing different types of writing for different purposes and audiences.
  • Choose from workshops including novel writing, freelancing, memoir, fiction, nonfiction, writing for children, and poetry. Each offers craft discussion, writing prompts, writing time, feedback, motivation, and inspiration.
  • Earn 18 hours of PD credit.


The conference was founded by veteran teacher Peter Murphy in the belief that when writers leave behind the distractions of their busy lives to gather in an encouraging community, they are able to make important breakthroughs in their art. The author of seven books, Peter has received numerous awards and fellowships.

Workshops are available for both beginning and experienced creative writers. Learn more at: www.wintergetaway.com/ettc

Once your school district approves your ETTC registration, Murphy Writing of Stockton University will contact you to confirm your workshop choice and finalize your registration. You will also have the option to add-on a room package if you wish to stay on-site.

ETTC Hours Accepted for ETTC Members only. Registrants using check, cash, credit card or purchase order should register through www.wintergetaway.com.

Dates: Friday, January 12 to Monday, January 15, 2018
From: 7:00 PM on January 12 - 1:00 PM on January 15-exact times vary by date

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W18014

Dates: Friday, January 12, 2018 | Saturday, January 13, 2018 | Sunday January 14, 2018 | Monday, January 15, 2018

From: 7:00 to: 1:00

Cost: 22 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Murphy Writing of Stockton University

Location: Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club
401 South New York Road Galloway, NJ 08205 800.205.6518

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Wed - January 17, 2018
3-Day Accelerated Group Policy Master Class with Group Policy MVP Jeremy Moskowitz

Description:

**NOTICE** Payment for this 3-Day Seminar will be charged against the 2017-2018 Newly Allocated ETTC Hours.

Click HERE to see the Syllabus and detailed information.

Audience: Active Directory Architects, Domain Administrators, Server Operators and Administrators, Security Administrators, OU Administrators, Desktop Design Architects and Desktop Administrators, and ALL interested Technology Educators.

Workshop Code: W18005

Dates: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | Thursday, January 18, 2018 | Friday January 19, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 4:00

Cost: $900 OR 37 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Jeremy Moskowitz

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Reading, Writing and Arithmetic on the Farm! A Math and Literacy Workshop for Teachers Grades K-2

Description:

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic on the Farm!
A Math and Literacy Workshop for Teachers Grades K-2 to Implement Agriculture in the Classroom

Using stories participants will discover a lesson incorporating plans, materials, and Common Core Standards so they can plant the seeds of Math and Literacy in their students using Agriculture. Each of the selected books is an Accurate AG Book, which tells the story of farming with facts, feelings and fun!

One set of books will be donated to each school that sends a teacher to the workshop. All participants will receive the materials needed to reproduce the lessons. Using the Common Core Standards and Strategies flip chart from Mentoring Minds, the appropriate Standard has been assigned to each lesson being presented.

Mathematics titles include:
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara
Soybeans in the Story of Agriculture by Susan Anderson & Joanne Buggey
The Apple Orchard Riddle by Margaret McNamara
The Beeman by Laurie Krebs

Literacy titles include:
The Guardian Team by Cat Urbigkit
Gardening for Nutrition by Florida AITC
First Peas to the Table by Susan Grigsby
My American Farm

This workshop is presented by the SRI&ETTC at Stockton University in collaboration with the New Jersey Farm Bureau.


The New Jersey Farm Bureau is a private, non-profit organization whose goals are to advocate, inform and promote Agriculture in New Jersey. The Women’s Leadership Committee, which is presenting this workshop, tells New Jersey’s family farm stories as they provide America’s safe and affordable food, fuel and fiber to New Jersey and the world.

Audience: All K-2 Educators

Workshop Code: F18002

Dates: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 1:00

Cost: $58 OR 2 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: ETTC Staff

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Room 107A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Thu - January 18, 2018
Going to the Web to Take Your NGSS Implementation to a Higher Level-PM Session

Description:

Time is a precious commodity for educators.  Little time exists during the busy school day or at home to spend hours online searching for teaching and learning resources.  This workshop provides that time!  During the afternoon session of this interactive and engaging workshop, educators will:

  • explore the best web sites for STEM lesson plans, activities, projects and videos
  • select resources that are grade-level and student population appropriate
  • share ideas for planning, integrating and implementing

BYOD! Bring your own device. Please bring a laptop or tablet, wireless access will be available.

If you are registering for this workshop you are registering for the Going to the Web to Take Your NGSS Implementation to a Higher Level session in the afternoon!

The workshop will be presented by Barbara Mammen.
Ms. Mammen is an Educational Consultant, and former science teacher, district Supervisor of Science and Technology, and STEM Project Manager at Stevens Institute of Technology and Rider University.

Audience: STEM Educators

Workshop Code: W18002

Dates: Thursday, January 18, 2018

From: 12:30 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Barbara Mammen

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Integrating ELA in Your Science Lessons-AM Session

Description:

Integrating science/engineering content and ELA literacy capacities (reading, writing, speaking, listening and language) will support and enhance teaching and learning in your elementary or science classroom.  During the morning session of this interactive and engaging workshop, educators will:

  • acquire a repertoire of literacy-based activities such as: Word Splashes, Sort Cards, Relay Summaries, Paired Verbal Fluency, meta-cognitive conversation/writing, and news/article critiques
  • identify ways to implement and modify the activities for diverse learners

If you are registering for this workshop you are registering for the Integrating ELA in Your Science Lessons session in the morning!

The workshop will be presented by Barbara Mammen.
Ms. Mammen is an Educational Consultant, and former science teacher, district Supervisor of Science and Technology, and STEM Project Manager at Stevens Institute of Technology and Rider University.

Audience: Science Educators

Workshop Code: W18001

Dates: Thursday, January 18, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 11:30

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Barbara Mammen

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Two NGSS/STEM Topics in One Day! Integrating ELA in Your Science Lessons and Going to the Web to Take Your NGSS Implementation to a Higher Level

Description:

Morning Session: Integrating ELA in Your Science Lessons
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Integrating science/engineering content and ELA literacy capacities (reading, writing, speaking, listening and language) will support and enhance teaching and learning in your elementary or science classroom.  During the morning session of this interactive and engaging workshop, educators will:

  • acquire a repertoire of literacy-based activities such as: Word Splashes, Sort Cards, Relay Summaries, Paired Verbal Fluency, meta-cognitive conversation/writing, and news/article critiques
  • identify ways to implement and modify the activities for diverse learners

Afternoon Session: Going to the Web to Take Your NGSS Implementation to a Higher Level
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Time is a precious commodity for educators.  Little time exists during the busy school day or at home to spend hours online searching for teaching and learning resources.  This workshop provides that time!  During the afternoon session of this interactive and engaging workshop, educators will:

  • explore the best web sites for STEM lesson plans, activities, projects and videos
  • select resources that are grade-level and student population appropriate
  • share ideas for planning, integrating and implementing

BYOD! Bring your own device. Please bring a laptop or tablet, wireless access will be available.

If you are registering for this workshop you are registering for both the morning and afternoon sessions!

The workshop will be presented by Barbara Mammen.
Ms. Mammen is an Educational Consultant, and former science teacher, district Supervisor of Science and Technology, and STEM Project Manager at Stevens Institute of Technology and Rider University.

Audience: Science Educators

Workshop Code: W18003

Dates: Thursday, January 18, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Barbara Mammen

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - January 22, 2018
MakerSpace Monday-January 2018

Description:

Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating “making” into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.

Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive maker’s environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Fabrication
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Drones
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- K’NEX
- Legos
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W18023

Dates: Monday, January 22, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Sustainable Technology - Part of the Teaching Sustainability in the Classroom Series

Description:

In this workshop participants will discover innovative ways to incorporate Sustainable Technology in your science, engineering, or social science curriculum. After a general introduction to solar, wind, geothermal, and other technologies, the workshop addresses creative and engaging PBL projects and challenges that can enrich your course and engage students more completely with fundamental principles and concepts.

The Sustainable Technology workshop will be presented by Patrick Hossay, Associate Professor of Sustainability at Stockton University.

Audience: Middle and High School Educators

Workshop Code: W18017

Dates: Monday, January 22, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Patrick Hossay

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 108A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Fri - January 26, 2018
Stressed Brains Do Not Learn - The Heart and Brain of the Matter: Applied Educational Neuroscience, the Brain and Adversity

Description:

“Stressed Brains Do Not Learn”
The Heart and Brain of the Matter: Applied Educational Neuroscience, the Brain and Adversity
A Paths to Potential Series Workshop

Connect with the latest research brain on how the brain reacts to stress, and how stress affects our student’s behavior and their ability to focus and learn.

This workshop will focus on:

  • An understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences ( ACE’s ) and the implication for education
  • Toxic Stress, Adversity & Trauma Informed Care
  • Creating Resilient Environments in our Classrooms and Schools
  • Classroom Strategies to dampen the stress response
  • Implementing focused attention practices and brain aligned strategies
  • The Skill of Learning the Conflict Cycle- Co-regulation Skills for educators
  • Addressing Teacher and staff well-being

 

Educators will come away with brain-aligned strategies for emotional and cognitive well-being and a clear understanding of the emerging research that suggests that to feel positive is to learn deeply.

The workshop will be presented by Dr. Lori Desautels and Mr. Michael McKnight

Dr. Lori Desautels, is an assistant professor at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at Butler University in Indianapolis. Before coming to Butler University, Lori was an Assistant Professor at Marian University in Indianapolis and earlier on taught children and adolescents with emotional challenges in the upper elementary grades, worked as a school counselor in Indianapolis, was a private practice counselor and co-owner of the Indianapolis Counseling Center, and was a behavioral consultant for Methodist Hospital, in Indianapolis on the adolescent psychiatric unit.

Lori's passion is engaging her students through neuroscience in education, integrating Mind Brain Teaching and Learning Strategies into her courses at Marian and now Butler University .

Lori has conducted workshops throughout the United States and abroad, recently returning from Dubai. Lori's second book was published in January 2016, "Unwritten, The Story of a Living System," co-authored with Michael McKnight.

 

Michael McKnight is currently an educational specialist for the New Jersey Department of Education working in the Cape May and Atlantic County Office of Education.  Michael works closely with the 42 school districts in the counties and is involved with a wide range of school issues.  His work includes curriculum development, county testing coordinator, professional development and monitoring of school district programs.

Prior to joining the Department of Education Michael was a special education teacher for 13 years working and learning with emotionally and behaviorally troubled adolescents.  He also was an administrator at Atlantic County Special Services School District for 10 years and was responsible for the programming for troubled students, ages 5 thru 21 years, removed from the local school district. 

Michael has a passion for creating and supporting Reclaiming Environments for “at-risk” children and youth as well as the adults who serve them. Michael is a senior trainer for the Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) Institute.  LSCI is an advanced therapeutic strategy for helping challenging students. 
He has been involved with program and staff development for over 30 years.   He views himself, not as an expert, but as a learner and a teacher who has always enjoyed building strength based cultures with others.

Audience: K-12 Educators including school leadership teams and school security personnel, Mental Health Professionals, Medical Professionals, Law Enforcement, DCF and Juvenile Justice.

Workshop Code: W18022

Dates: Friday, January 26, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: For Instructors See Description

Location: SRI & ETTC - All Rooms
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Tue - January 30, 2018
Teach Your Students How To Write with Spice for PARCC

Description:

The expanded version of this very successful and popular workshop will provide a full day of Spice language arts training demonstrating how to identify and apply skills needed to teach and enhance writing abilities at the elementary and middle school level for PARCC. Language arts teachers, special-education teachers, and ELL teachers will learn a variety of techniques designed through years of practical use. Spice strategies have been successful in improving state assessment scores. After a review of numerous state standards, participants will learn and practice unique assessment tools, skill application strategies for PARCC prompts, and time testing awareness with encouragement tips. The instructor will demonstrate close reading and modeled writing strategies, unique skill teaching techniques, and application of common core and New Jersey's core curriculum language arts skills used in PARCC essays. Written expression including chunking and conferencing will be covered extensively. Join us for an engaging day of Spice Writing and you’ll be prepared to help your students become better writers.

The workshop will be presented by Mike Devono.
Mr. Devono is a former teacher and author of Teaching Writing with Spice, the definitive text to identify and apply the skills needed to track and enhance writing abilities.

Audience: Teachers Grades 2-5, Middle School ELA Teachers and ELA Coaches

Workshop Code: W18015

Dates: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Mike Devono

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - January 31, 2018
The Coding Teacher Series: Intro to Micro:bit with Intro to JavaScript programming concepts

Description: Learn how to write code that controls hardware! Plug the micro:bit into the USB port of your computer, save your code to the micro:bit and immediately see the results of your coding. Learn the basic structures of coding and quickly see the results. The Micro Bit was designed to encourage students to get actively involved in writing software for computers and build new things; encouraging students to become producers rather than consumers of media.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT18001

Dates: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Gary Schafer

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - February 5, 2018
Global Sustainable Development - Part of the Teaching Sustainability in the Classroom Series

Description:

The challenges of global sustainability need not seem distant to your students. In this workshop participants will be presented with creative ways to engage your students more completely with environmental threats, social justice, inequality, and sustainability across the globe. A global perspective can enrich both a science or social science curriculum, and offer exciting ideas for problem based learning and innovative projects with an international perspective.

The Global Sustainable Development workshop will be presented by Tait Chirenje, Associate Professor of Environment Studies at Stockton University.

Audience: Middle and High School Educators

Workshop Code: W18018

Dates: Monday, February 5, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Tait Chirenje

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 108A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - February 12, 2018
Health, Justice and Sustainable Communities - Part of the Teaching Sustainability in the Classroom Series

Description:

Issues of public health, environmental justice and community development are ideally suited to help your students connect topics in science with social challenges that impact their lives. In this workshop participants will learn basic perspectives of environmental justice and discusses topics and projects in public health and sustainability that can help your students see greater purpose and application of topics in the sciences, or help incorporate  health and science into your social science curriculum.  

The Health, Justice and Sustainable Communities workshop will be presented by Maritza Jauregui, Associate Professor of Sustainability at Stockton University.

Audience: Middle and High School Educators

Workshop Code: W18019

Dates: Monday, February 12, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Maritza Jauregui

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Room #128
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Makerspace Monday with Programmable Robots

Description:

Spend a day with our Robots! In this workshop participants will gain powerful knowledge in STEAM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math). Participants can experiment with robots like Ozobots, Lego Mindstorms EV3, Finches and Ollies. These robots are machines that can do three things: sense, act and think. Robots are now accessible for students of all ages and abilities and are an engaging classroom tool to support STEAM. Participants will have the opportunity to develop ideas to engage students with robots that students can either build themselves or transform with maker materials.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W18027

Dates: Monday, February 12, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mindfulness for Teachers

Description:

The materials from this highly restorative and informative workshop will focus on deepening educators’ practice of mindfulness, with a focus on how to build an effective practice and how to share those tools with students. Teachers will explore evidence pointing to the positive effects of mindfulness including increased lowered stress, greater ability to focus, self-awareness, as well as improvements in physical and mental health. Experiential activities include breathing, visualization and mindful moving techniques. Teachers are provided with many hands on activities and resources to take back to their classrooms and share with students.

This workshop will be presented by Joanna Schwartz
Ms. Schwartz is a family counselor and the founder of Toolbox for Teachers. Ms. Schwartz holds a Master of Education, and a Master of Counseling with a concentration in holistic studies.

Audience: K-12 Teachers, CST members, Guidance Counselors

Workshop Code: W18010

Dates: Monday, February 12, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Joanna Schwartz

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 108A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - February 14, 2018
Organize with Google – Mail, Calendar and Forms

Description:

Brand new to Google and want to know more? Want to get tech ready for back to school? This is the workshop for you! In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to learn how to organize using Gmail, Calendar and Forms. Participants will also have the opportunity to spend time exploring the Google products with the guidance of the instructor.

  • Gmail-Participants learn how to filter incoming messages to increase productivity and steal back valuable prep time.  Send emails with attachments, set up recurring, scheduled or self-destructing emails- manage contacts and contact groups.
  • Calendar-Participants will create a new calendar, set up mobile alerts, and create a new event that contains a link to a document to simulate how they can use Calendar to share their lesson plans
  • Forms-Participants will get an overview of examples of Google forms and learn to create custom templates and manage form responses.

Please create a Gmail account before attending this session.

Audience: All Educators and School Staff

Workshop Code: W18029

Dates: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Thu - February 22, 2018
Fourth Annual SRI & ETTC Middle & High School Social Studies Conference “Social Studies Strong”

Description: Welcome to the 4th Annual SRI&ETTC Middle & High School Social Studies Conference. This year’s theme,”Social Studies Strong,” is a celebration of the primary importance of social studies in helping our students develop the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens of a democratic society. This year’s conference will include a keynote speaker, panel discussion, and breakout sessions. Strands will be available for a variety of social studies disciplines. The integration of technology, use of primary sources, and strategies for effective social studies teaching will be offered. Various social studies resources and materials will be shared with the participants. Please join us Thursday, February 22, 2018 as you network with colleagues, participate in discussions, and celebrate our subject at ,“Social Studies Strong.”

Audience:

Workshop Code: W18013

Dates: Thursday, February 22, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: For Instructors See Description

Location: SRI & ETTC - All Rooms
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Fri - February 23, 2018
Building Resilience in Our Schools and Communities-A Paths to Potential Program

Description:

Trauma is often the underlying cause of behavioral challenges in the classroom and in the community. This program will examine how an awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Resilience, and Diversity can help to improve teaching and learning.  Participants will examine the effects of trauma on the brain and behavior of children, and learn about ways to manage behavior.  This program is intended for K-12 educators, social workers, and mental health professionals, and will be presented by faculty from the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the School of General Studies at Stockton University.

Examining the Role of Social Workers and Education Professionals in Building Resilience Following Crisis: Beyond the Emergency Department and Classroom
This session will provide a short introduction to the concept of resilience in emergency and crisis planning and recovery, with special emphasis on developing preparation strategies that create community trust. We will examine how the response of social institutions like healthcare and educational have been highlighted following previous events, and create a framework for understanding future preparedness priorities. We will discuss the function of institutions in society and how to leverage their role to create community security.
Presenter: Jess Bonnan-White, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Stockton University

The role of ACES in Educational and Health Care Settings: Who We Encounter and How We Respond
This presentation provides and overview of the types and sources of traumatic stress experienced by people in our communities. With the goal of identifying the sources of trauma, the presenter asks the audience to consider the complexities of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), exploring the information acquired over time by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Understanding the ACES prevalence and impact across the country can help shape interactions with those exposed to trauma. We will discuss the ramifications of ACES and how they impact the likelihood and experiences of Secondary Traumatic Stress in educators and health care professionals. Suggestions for shaping professional strategies, including resiliency, will be introduced.
Presenter:Robin Hernandez-Mekonnen, Ph.D., MSW, Assistant Professor of Social Work at Stockton University

The Question of Ethics in Diverse Societies under Stress
This session will examine ethical questions raised for the helping professions by the field of atrocity prevention. The presenter will offer a brief overview of atrocity prevention, followed by the presentation of a case study from the historical period leading up to the Holocaust, when economic and political crises strained commitment to diversity in Germany. Participants will examine the questions raised by the historical case study from different angles, discussing how social conflict and widely-held biases can impact the way communities understand ethical choices.
Presenter:Elisa von Joeden-Forgey, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Stockton University

Audience: K-12 Educators, Social Workers, and Mental Health Professionals

Workshop Code: W18033

Dates: Friday, February 23, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Jess Bonnan-White

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - February 26, 2018
All Things SMART Conference 2018

Description: As educators, our goal is to prepare students for the future. Empowering students to become lifelong learners and provide them with the skills to challenge themselves resourcefully and creatively is critical.

These sessions are designed to use digital tools to support you in your everyday classrooms. From the beginner user of technology to the most advanced user, come learn about gamification, project-based learning, collaborative learning, ways to formatively assess your students, digital creation tools, and much, much more.

Throughout the day please attend sessions that will assist you in learning strategies and techniques for successful integration of technology. We are hoping to give you solutions to level the playing field and provide your students with equitable access to powerful learning opportunities.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: W18004

Dates: Monday, February 26, 2018

From: 8:00 to: 4:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: ETTC Staff

Location: SRI & ETTC - All Rooms
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - February 28, 2018
The Coding Teacher Series: Scratch- Ready to Code

Description: Join us for this workshop where we will explore the ins and outs of Harvard/MITs easy-to-use, open source program called Scratch. You’ll learn to create in a simple drag and drop environment, and explore limitless resources to help you get closer to using Scratch in any learning environment. This workshop introduces you to Scratch and its advantages in your classroom, evaluates the features and functions of the Scratch interface, and introduces coding using the Scratch software application.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT18002

Dates: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Gary Schafer

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - March 7, 2018
Using Hyperdocs in the Classroom

Description:

Improve school communications and community engagement with social media strategies, including tips and tricks from our experts. Participants will come away from this workshop with a comprehensive set of skills to make the most of social media as they develop a branding strategy for their schools and districts. In this workshop, participants will become familiar with commonly used digital tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, Google Groups, and YouTube. Network other professionals to maximize professional learning. Participants will learn how to capitalize on the value of social currency and practice content curation as participants develop positive digital footprints.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: Educators Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W18031

Dates: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - March 14, 2018
Explore Google Apps- Drive, Docs, Sheets and Forms

Description:

Brand new to Google Apps and want to know more? Want to get tech ready for back to school? This is the workshop for you! In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to explore Drive, Docs, Sheets and Forms. Participants will also have the opportunity to spend time exploring the Google products with the guidance of the instructor.

  • Docs-Participants will create documents, share and work on a collaborative document, forms, slideshows and sheets.
  • Drive-Participants will set up their own site, select a theme, add a couple of pages, edit a page, insert a calendar and an item from their drive.
  • Sheets- Participants will explore ways to best utilize the grid-like format of the spreadsheet for creative tasks, like quick data visualizations, checklists and lesson plans.
  • Forms-Participants will see examples of exciting uses of forms and have the opportunity to create a form on their own, with the support of the instructor.

Please create a Gmail account before attending this session.

Audience: All Educators and School Staff

Workshop Code: W18030

Dates: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Philip Polsinelli

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - March 19, 2018
Sustainable Food and Agriculture - Part of the Teaching Sustainability in the Classroom Series

Description:

Everyone eats; making the topic of food an ideal way to connect classroom topics your students’ lives. This workshop begins with a quick survey of pressing challenges and questions in our global and local food systems, and then turns to a discussion of creative projects and questions that can help enrich courses in science, social science, or agriculture, and stimulate your students to think differently about food.

The Sustainable Food and Agriculture workshop will be presented by Ron Hutchison, Associate Professor of Biology at Stockton University.

Audience: Middle and High School Educators

Workshop Code: W18020

Dates: Monday, March 19, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Ron Hutchison

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 108A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - March 21, 2018
The Coding Teacher Series: Debugging Scratch

Description: Have you hit the wall coding in Scratch? This workshop will demonstrate how to troubleshoot your Scratch code projects and introduce you to advanced coding concepts such as: Variables, Arrays, Functions, Sequence, Events, Conditionals, Loops, Boolean Logic, Parallelism, Operators, Remixing, Modularizing, and Algorithms. Unleash these concepts to take your Scratch projects to the next level.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT18003

Dates: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Gary Schafer

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - March 26, 2018
Makerspace Monday with Little Bits

Description:

In this workshop participants will learn to build prototypes and invent devices to solve real-world problems with technology. Participants will create elaborate moving animatronics that will teach your class to work together to communicate ideas, and give and receive constructive feedback about their inventions. Working with LittleBits can help students develop perseverance and creative confidence as they encounter a problem, struggle with it, and experiment with possible solutions.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W18026

Dates: Monday, March 26, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - April 16, 2018
Makerspace Monday with 3D Printing

Description:

What is possible with 3D printing in Makerspaces?  Come find out in our Makerspace session focusing on 3D Printing! Learn how to create functional items in easy to use CAD software, examine the materials schools use, the working and calibrating of a 3D Printer for successful prints, and the slicing of objects into G-code that the printer understands.  In this workshop participants will gain a solid foundation in 3D printing best practices and resources to get your students 3D designing and printing.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W18028

Dates: Monday, April 16, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - April 18, 2018
The Coding Teacher Series: Raspberry Pi -Set up and Intro to Raspbian

Description: The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages such as Scratch and Python. Raspbian is a free operating system based on Debian optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware. Participants will explore the steps to install Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi and review all the hardware settings.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT18004

Dates: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Gary Schafer

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - April 23, 2018
MakerSpace Monday-April 2018

Description:

Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating “making” into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.

Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive maker’s environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Fabrication
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Drones
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- K’NEX
- Legos
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W18024

Dates: Monday, April 23, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - May 2, 2018
The Coding Teacher Series: Introduction to Python

Description: Python is a programming language used for many different applications. It is used in some high schools and colleges as an introductory programming language since it is relatively easy to learn. This programming language is also used by professional software developers at places such as Google, NASA, and Lucasfilm Ltd. This workshop will access Python installed on a Raspberry Pi. We will explore Python’s syntax and functions for both web development and controlling the Raspberry Pi hardware. Additionally, we will explore the use of MicroPython as well as Python 3.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT18005

Dates: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Gary Schafer

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - May 9, 2018
Meeting Visual Literacy Standards through Infographics

Description:

Infographics are an important tool for communicating a complex story. They're accessible, attractive, and memorable. Infographics burst through text noise and give students a chance to use alternatives to traditional documents.

See how classrooms use infographics to organize information into easily understood narratives, and show insightful and often unexpected relationships between ideas or data.

Explore the free and paid tools used in classrooms to create infographics.  Discover what kind of information makes sense to visualize, how to develop a system for communicating messages, how to make aesthetic decisions to set the correct tone, and the Key elements of a successful infographic.

Audience: Educators Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W18032

Dates: Wednesday, May 9, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Thu - May 10, 2018
Google Educator Certification Boot Camp (2 Days) with Google Partner Rich Kiker

Description:

Audience: All K-20 educators interested in preparing for Google Educator certified status

Workshop Code: W18016

Dates: Thursday, May 10, 2018 | Friday, May 11, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 4:00

Cost: $350 OR 13 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Richard Kiker

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - May 21, 2018
MakerSpace Monday-May 2018

Description:

Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating “making” into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.

Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive maker’s environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Fabrication
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Drones
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- K’NEX
- Legos
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W18025

Dates: Monday, May 21, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - June 6, 2018
The Coding Teacher Series: Intro to Arduino- Using Arduino IDE

Description: Arduino consists of both a physical programmable circuit board- often referred to as a microcontroller- and a piece of software, or IDE (Integrated Development Environment) that runs on your computer, and it is used to write and upload computer code to the physical board. This workshop will explain how to control hardware and sensors by using the IDE to program the arduino. The Arduino language is a set of C/C++ functions that can be called from your code. We will review the process of writing sketches and loading the code into the Arduino.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT18006

Dates: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Gary Schafer

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - June 20, 2018
The Coding Teacher Series: MIT App Inventor

Description: MIT's free online coding application, provides students in Middle and High School with an interface for developing small Android apps that can be tested on their devices. This user-friendly drag and drop interface starts with basic concepts but allows for growth into Java programming. Don't have access to an Android? No problem. The app inventor provides a free Android simulator for Mac or PC. This content can be applied to an Hour-of-Code session.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT18007

Dates: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Philip Polsinelli

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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