This resource-rich professional development will provide educators with instructional practices to implement the Illinois Learning Standards for Writing. The Writing Matters website will be used to facilitate the various writing tasks necessary to meet the standards and prepare for PARCC. Strategies and resources will be shared.
Literacy in the 21st Century: Filling Gaps and Building Bridges
Recently retired superintendents who will provide real-world, applicable information and hands-on work to support your budgeting process!
Bring your science lessons into the 21st Century with Project Learning Tree®, an award-winning environmental education activity guide designed for educators working with youth. This workshop will help educators (teachers, home school parents, youth group leaders, etc.) introduce their 2nd-8th grade students to Science, Technology, Math and Engineering (STEM) concepts using the environment as the canvas. Participants will elave the workshop with PLT’s preK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide, correlated to common Core Language Arts and Math educational standards, as well as a variety of classroom-ready tools and resources.