The newly released Dyslexia Each Child Reads Grant from ODE requires the submission of a Local Literacy Plan as part of the application. Whether you already have a locally created plan or have been looking to get started in creating one, this session will be informative. An overview of the grant opportunity will be provided and participants will join virtual breakout rooms for either learning the basics of creating a plan from scratch or revising, editing, and updating an existing plan. For additional information or to register, please follow this link.
Posted Friday, September 17, 2021
Close to 40 years of reading research is making it's way into practice and policy making. Learn the basics of the Science of Reading movement and why it's important for literacy instruction in your classroom, building, and/or district. Participants will learn what cognitive and neuroscience has uncovered about the brains of skilled readers and how the research can inform our literacy instruction. Our virtual Science of Reading 101 session is on Tuesday, September 28th from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. For additional information or to register, please follow the link.
Posted Thursday, September 16, 2021
Join us for our virtual District Testing Coordinators Network Meeting on September 30th at 10:00 AM! We will cover all ODE testing information, changes and legislative updates. Newly added requirements such as HQSD, dyslexia screeners, and graduation requirements will be additional topics of discussion as information becomes available. The meetings will always conclude with network time to ask questions and seek guidance from the group. For additional information or to register, please follow the link.
Join us for our RESA Collaboration Meeting on September 30th at 2:00 PM! Learn the expectations for Resident Educators in years 1, 2 or 4. You will be able to collaborate with others and gain important guidance for a smooth resident educator year! Please share our RESA Flyer with your district's Resident Educators! For additional information or to register, please follow the link.
This series presents an overview of the unique process of transitioning students with disabilities age 12-22 from the educational environment to their life beyond schools. On September 21, 2021 learn the basics of transition planning and how it helps a transition-age student start working towards gaining the skills needed for their life beyond school. Please view our flyer for additional information and registration!
Join us on September 16th for our virtual Ins and Outs of Assessment session at 10:00 AM!! We will dive into using the OST model curriculums, test blueprints, and DOK levels when creating formative assessments for individual teacher use or as district-wide common assessments. The session will also cover Lexile levels for incorporative disciplinary literacy into assessments. Follow the link for additional information, or to register.
Posted Monday, September 13, 2021