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5 Proven Practices that Help Close the Achievement Gap

November 15, 2021 BRANDON CLAYTON

5 Proven Practices that Help Close the Achievement Gap...

The National Education Association defines achievement gaps as “the differences in academic performance between groups of students of different backgrounds.” They expla.........

Why Professional Development Can be Transformational on Learning

October 25, 2021 Jaci Fong

Why Professional Development Can be Transformational on Learning...

Curriculum standards, school district guidelines, and educational technology are constantly evolving. This makes it challenging for educators to keep up with the best p.........

Reducing Cheating in Online Learning

July 6, 2021 Jaci Fong

Reducing Cheating in Online Learning...

Academic honesty is one of the core values of the American educational system. From Pre-K to Ph.D., it’s essential that students, pupils, and learners do their own work.........

Supporting SEL for Non Native Speakers in the Classroom

May 25, 2021 Jaci Fong

Supporting SEL for Non Native Speakers in the Classroom...

Every student brings unique social and emotional challenges into the classroom. As educators, it’s important to be open and receptive to students’ emotional needs. That.........

Growing Your Emotional IQ

April 24, 2021 Jaci Fong

Growing Your Emotional IQ...

Growing Your Emotional IQ
Do you notice when a student is feeling listless, anxious, or depressed? How do you handle on.........

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Reducing Cheating in Online Learning

Clerisy Architect: Jaci Fong and Gina Spagnoli Length: 60 minutes Workshop Description: Join Jaci and Gina as they discuss best practices for Reducing Cheating in the Online Classroom. The practices discussed in this workshop are applicable to creating assessments for the remote, hybrid, and traditional classroom when giving an assessment

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Keeping Students Organized in the Virtual Classroom

Clerisy Architect: Emily Jones Length of Workshop: 30 minutes Publications Highlighted:  The Impact of Study Skills and Organizational Methods on Student Achievement –  Gambill, Jill M.; Moss, Lauralee A.; Vescogni, Christie D., 2008; Executive Function Fact Sheet – National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD); How to Make Digital Interactive Notebooks – Chalkboard Creations; Free

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Best Practices for Virtual Assessments

Clerisy Architects: Yvette Ramos & Jaci Fong Length of Workshop: 60 minutes Publications Highlighted: Wiggins, Grant. (1998). Ensuring authentic performance. Chapter 2 in Educative Assessment: Designing Assessments to Inform and Improve Student Performance. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp. 21 – 42.; Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning: Authentic Assessments https://citl.indiana.edu/teaching-resources/assessing-student-learning/authentic-assessment/; The 7 Best Assessment Practices and

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Vocabulary Acquisition in a Virtual Environment

Clerisy Architect: Hayley Spira-Bauer Length of PD: 1 hour Publications Highlighted: https://acamh.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/j.1469-7610.1976.tb00381.x, http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/113040/chapters/What-Does-the-Research-Say-About-Vocabulary%C2%A2.aspx, http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.1000.2045&rep=rep1&type=pdf, https://www.giftedguru.com/strategies-teaching-vocabulary-theory-technique/, https://media.neliti.com/media/publications/192804-EN-using-semantic-mapping-in-teaching-vocab.pdf, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4610292/, https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/854c/11fa553737bcd19f6184d162edfcc23ea0c4.pdf, https://www.readingrockets.org/article/four-practical-principles-enhancing-vocabulary-instruction, https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Reima_Al-Jarf/publication/267370620_Teaching_Vocabulary_to_EFL_College_Students_Online/links/548a9cb30cf214269f1acb0f.pdf, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/247410360_An_Effective_Method_for_Building_Meaning_Vocabulary_in_Primary_Grades, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S095947520700028X, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042813010379l, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09523980600641445, https://www.thetechieteacher.net/2019/07/how-to-use-digital-word-walls-and.html Danielson Domain: 1 (Planning and Prep) & 3 (Instruction) Workshop Description: In the age of online learning how do we, as Educators, ensure students are engaged with and

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Building Student Rapport Virtually

Name of Presenter: Jaci Fong Length of PD: 60 minutes Publications Highlighted: Dyrenforth, T. Classroom Success Through Rapport Building.; Smith, Adam. Building (and Maintaining) Rapport in the Classroom.; Association for; Physchological Science. (2001) Rapport-Building: Creating Positive Emotional Contexts for Enhancing Teaching and Learning.; Wimer, PhD, Maryellen (2010) Building Rapport with Your Students.; Ryan, Rebecca and Wilson, Janie

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Best Practices for Distance Education

Clerisy Architect: Retta Salerno Length of Workshop: 60 minutes Publications Highlighted: Clark, R. C., & Mayer, R. E. (2011). E-learning and the science of instruction: Proven guidelines for consumers and designers of multimedia learning. San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer.; Del Rio P., Alvarez A. (2007). Inside and outside of the Zone of Proximal Development: An

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Digital Resource Curation and Implementation

Clerisy Architects: Jaci Fong Length of Workshop: 60 minutes Publications Highlighted: The Supplemental Curriculum Bazaar: Is What’s Online Any Good?” by Morgan Polikoff with Jennifer Dean, Thomas B. Fordham Institute, December 2019; https://fordhaminstitute.org/national/research/supplemental-curriculum-bazaar; Marshall Memo Number 816, December 16, 2019; http://www.marshallmemo.com,; Teaching Students to Communicate Mathematically by Laney Sammons, 2018 http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/118005/chapters/Teaching-Students-to-Write-About-Mathematics.aspx; Expeditionary Learning, Appendix: Protocols and Resources,

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Effectively Integrating the Danielson Framework and its Clusters into the Virtual Classroom

Clerisy Architect: Gina Spagnoli Length of Workshop: 1 hour 20 minutes, https://danielsongroup.org/framework/framework-teaching; Danielson Series, http://www.educationalimpact.info/proposal/dsi.html; NYS Framework for Teaching Evaluation Rubric, https://usny.nysed.gov/rttt/teachers-leaders/practicerubrics/Docs/danielson-teacher-rubric.pdf; Understanding by design, https://www.ascd.org/ASCD/pdf/siteASCD/publications/UbD_WhitePaper0312.pdf; Performance Task, https://blog.performancetask.com/what-is-a-performance-task-part-1-9fa0d99ead3b; Jeff C. Marshall “ The highly Effective Teacher : 7 Classroom Tested Practices that Foster Student Success.”https://www.amazon.com/Highly-Effective-Teacher-Classroom-Tested-Practices/dp/1416621687 Publications Highlighted: The Framework for Teaching Danielson Framework: 1 (Planning and Preparation), 2 (Classroom Environment), 3

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