2015-2016 PD Offerings
Opportunities for Professional Development are a common occurrence in our profession. Those PD opportunities provided by the Secondary Literacy department strive to reach a high level of both engagement and practical application for teachers. Check this page periodically for the latest information on our PDs, including summer, EQPD, PLC, and throughout-the-year events.
August 24th District-Directed PD
There are 10 "Loops" below. For each loop that targets you in its "Audience" entry, start by watching the "Launch" video, then refer to any additional materials listed below the "Launch" link. Each video is no more than 5 minutes long.
Start Here: Kickoff
Audience: All English/Language Arts Teachers
Website, Guides, Materials
Audience: Grades 6-10 English/Language Arts Teachers
Audience: All English/Language Arts Teachers (Working together as a department)
Worksheet and Directions:
Work Space Link:
Audience: Middle School Language Arts Teachers
Step 1 (Building the Assessment): http://screencast.com/t/hAHjacJobK6
Step 2 (Student Takes Test): http://screencast.com/t/Tq8qIqUoI30
Step 3 (Scoring Tests): http://screencast.com/t/oy1X9YqIrOq
Audience: English IV Teachers
Handout (Information sheet that was shared with principals): Click Here
Audience: Power English, Power Reading, Focused Reading, and Miscellaneous Intervention Teachers that have NOT attended an Achieve3000 Training.
Video Tutorials and Overviews:
Audience: English III and IV Teachers
English III Materials (Subject to change at September/October PLC):
English IV Materials (Subject to change at December/January PLC):
Audience: English III Teachers and Teachers of 200-Level ELA Electives
If you have any questions about the content of these courses, please do not hesitate to contact the curriculum coordinator (see link in navigation bar, above).