Webinars

 Join the K-12 Academic Standard group for free Webinar Trainings. These Trainings will support the implementation of Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards. All you need is a computer or a device with Internet access to participate in the Training. Please be sure to save your seat in the Webinar by using the registration links provided below. Our “Webinars” are conducting through GoTo Training sessions. To view the recorded Webinars, install the GoTo Meeting Codec at no charge.  Register for Upcoming Webinar Trainings: Live Webinar Trainings are scheduled in the afternoon, 3:30pm-4:30pm MST (Phoenix time) – unless otherwise noted.  You will need to register for the Trainings by using the registration links provided below. (You may need to RIGHT CLICK on the link to open)APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 3:30 – 4:30  Webinar: Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning to AZCCRS – Math: Part II EQuIP Guided Practice This is the second of a 2-part series. This session provides Guided Practice applying the EQuIP mathematics rubric to a 7th grade mathematics lesson. Participants will actively apply the rubric criterion and provide feedback in real time. For best results participants must attend PART I and review webinar materials prior to the webinar. The session will progress too quickly and the content will seem disconnected if you have not participated in Part I or previewed the materials.Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning to AZCCRS – Math: Part II EQuIP Guided Practice on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2802133234998232065 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 3:30-4:30  Webinar: STEM Learning Using the 5E Instructional Model Webinar: STEM teaching and learning that is structured by Engaging students so they are able to Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate their progress provides relevant ways to help them make the interdisciplinary connections needed for conceptual understanding of each of the disciplines. In this 1-hour webinar participants, grades K-12, will explore how embedding the research-based, 5E Instructional Model into STEM classrooms can help establish coherence for lessons within an instructional sequence.  Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for STEM Learning Using the 5E Instructional Model on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8483611082568945921  After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015  3:30 – 4:30  Webinar: Digital Tools for Digital Learners Webinar Series: SketchUp and Math (Geometry) Geometry + SketchUp = Engaged students!SketchUp (formally known as Google SketchUp) is a Free Digital tool that allows students to create 3D designs that model real-life objects. Students can design virtually anything they can imagine, from very simple buildings to the more complex and fascinating architectural designs. SketchUp helps students explore their creative side and stretch their analytical skills. SketchUp can be a powerful motivator for students to engage in math, real life applications and learn valuable technical skills.This Webinar is an introduction to SketchUp, Participants will identify key features of SketchUp and explore how it supports learning Geometry.Participants are required to download SketchUp and should verify it works on their computers before the Webinar begins. A link will be provided one week before the Webinar giving access to participants to download SketchUP Pro for free. In addition, participants MUST be comfortable using their own computer, able to navigate between the GotoMeeting Webinar platform, SketchUp, and other applications such as a Web browser. Technical Specs will also be sent out one week before the Webinar, participants will want to make sure their current computer (laptop: Apple / PC) will be able to support SketchUp.Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.(You may need to RIGHT CLICK on the link to open)To register for Webinar: Digital Tools for Digital Learners Webinar Series: SketchUp and Math (Geometry) on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://student.gototraining.com/r/1952334991368535040After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
Thurday March 26, 2015  3:30 – 4:30 PM  Webinar: Effective Discourse Communities in the STEM Classrooms using the Practices Webinar: Teaching students how to participate in productive science talk in the classroom is a key way to help them learn about and enact the Science & Engineering Practices, as well as the Mathematical Practices. In this webinar, teachers grades k-12, will hear how research supports teaching students to participate in effective discourse communities in their STEM learning and explore useful tips to begin or strengthen the process in their own classroom. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Effective Discourse Communities in the STEM Classrooms using the Practices on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8908444783371965441After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about
Thursday, March 26, 2015 3:30 – 4:30PM  Webinar: Academic Writing: (6-12) Entering the Conversation What does it mean to write ‘academically?’ How does argument writing fit into the picture? How do student (and teacher!) attitudes influence writing instruction? How do students see the transferability of writing skills to post-secondary environments, college or otherwise? This webinar discusses some ideas and strategies to help students and teachers embrace the writing skills called for in the AZCCRS.Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: Academic Writing: (6-12) Entering the Conversation on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://student.gototraining.com/r/2450769997017706240 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:30 – 4:30PM Webinar: K-2 Writing Foundations – Spelling This one hour webinar is the third in a series of four webinars that focus on K-2 Writing Foundations. In this training we will look at the research and rationale for teaching spelling to support reading and writing. We will also look at research based best practice with students using critical thinking skills to increase spelling proficiency by focusing on the orthographic features in words.Participants will also receive a checklist to evaluate a spelling program and tables linking the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards to spelling. Please download and be familiar with the articles and documents provided. Consider attending with a partner to facilitate discussion.Audience: Teachers and CoachesParticipant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: K-2 Writing Foundations – Spelling on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://student.gototraining.com/r/3029140602832713728 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
 Back to top

APRIL

Monday, April 6, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST  Webinar: Teaching and Learning Subtraction in K-2 This webinar will examine how students develop proficiency This webinar will examine how students develop proficiency in subtraction from kindergarten through 2nd grade with an emphasis on developing student’s understanding of the operation. Story problem types and expectations from the ACCRS will be explored as well as strategies students use to solve subtraction story problems and computation problems.
Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.
To register for Webinar: Teaching and Learning Subtraction in K-2 on Monday, April 6, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/421792816903508482
 Tuesday, April 7, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST  Webinar: Digital Tools for Digital Learners: Applying the SAMR model to transform teaching and learning Webinar: Looking for ways to leverage the versatility of technology in your classroom as well as in your teaching and learning practices? Want to become more successful at integrating digital tools in your classroom and maximize student learning? Participants in this Webinar will explore a powerful framework for helping rethink how lessons and classroom learning experiences using technology are designed. According to Dr. Rubin Puentedura, the developer of the SAMR model, technology integration can be seen as moving through four specific stages, Substitution, Augmentation, Modification and finally Redefinition. This Webinar aims to expose participants to the progression of technology integration through the lens of the SAMR model and how it can be used to help identify ways to effectively use technology to transform instruction and student learning. In this interactive Webinar, strategies and examples will be discussed and shared. ​ Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Digital Tools for Digital Learners: Applying the SAMR model to transform teaching and learning on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/6877820529554759169
Thursday, April 9, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM  Webinar: Argument Literacy Argument writing plays a special role in the Common Core standards because it is a critical skill necessary for success in the post-secondary world. According to Neil Postman, ‘argument is the soul of an education because it forces a writer to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of multiple perspectives.’ This webinar is designed to share some of the major foundations, definitions, components and organizational structures of argument writing. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: Argument Literacy on Thursday April, 9 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2809139323088605954 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
 Tuesday, April 14, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PMBack to top  Webinar: K-2 Writing Foundations – Sentence Construction This is the fourth in a series of four webinars focusing on K-2 Writing Foundations. In this webinar we will focus on sentence construction and the research and best practice supporting instruction in sentence construction by Bruce Saddler in the book Best Practices in Writing Instruction. Participants will refresh their memory of simple sentences, compound subjects and predicates in simple sentences, compound sentences and sentence expansion leading up to complex sentences. Join us!Consider viewing this webinar with a partner to facilitate discussionParticipant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: K-2 Writing Foundations – Sentence Construction on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://student.gototraining.com/r/1985075147422233344
 Tuesday,  April 16, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST  Webinar: Research and Information Fluency Teaching students to strategically navigate massive amounts of information that is available through multi-media has become a priority as we increase our demand for incorporation of evidence and reasoning in student work. And not only do students need to know how to strategically navigate and evaluation information from multiple media formats, they need to be able to use that media to strategically and collaboratively share information as well. Does how we teach ‘research’ need to change? How has it evolved?Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: Research and Information Fluency on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/6514931114321681666 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training
 Monday,  April 20, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM  Webinar: Addition and Subtraction Problem Types in K-2 This webinar will examine addition and subtraction problem types from Table 1 from the AZCCRS. We will look at the progression of problem solving opportunities through Operations and Algebraic Thinking domain. Student work samples will be shared to demonstrate grade level proficiency within the variety of problem types. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Addition and Subtraction Problem Types in K-2 on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://student.gototraining.com/r/499814159472056832(You may need to RIGHT CLICK on the link to open)After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
 Monday,  April 21, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM Webinar: Digital Tools for Digital Learners Webinar Series: Going Interactive with Thinglink Webinar: Do you find yourself scouring the Internet for game-changing, free and easy to use digital tools that can transform your students’ ideas? Thinglink is that FREE digital tool! Thinglink is a robust, interactive image and video annotation tool that allows students to create powerful, interactive and visually engaging published work. Thinglink is a great tool that all teachers should add to their classroom digital toolbox. In this interactive Webinar participants will explore the basics of Thinglink, its features and how it can dramatically improve how students publish content, text, images, web links and videos. **Please be sure to review the Webinar materials prior to the start of the Webinar. ​ Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Digital Tools for Digital Learners Webinar Series: Going Interactive with Thinglink on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3927193115489804290 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
Wednesday,  April 22, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM Webinar: Geometry in Middle School, Grades 6-8   We will examine the progression of the Geometry Standards in middle school as well as the incorporation of mathematical practices. The coherence of major content will be discussed as well as the rigor within the standards.​ Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Geometry in Middle School, Grades 6-8 on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8254568517427842049 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
 Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:30 – 4:30PM Back to top  Webinar: ELA/Literacy Review In this 90 minute whirlwind tour of the major components found in the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards participants will review topics such as; Instructional Shifts, Close Reading, Text Complexity, Text Dependent Questions, Argument Literacy, Discipline Literacy, the Instructional Practices Guides, and the EQUiP Rubric which can be used to evaluate lessons and units for alignment to the standards. Participants will receive general information about each topic and where they might go for further in-depth instruction and resources.This webinar is appropriate for any Arizona educator. Participants are encouraged to attend in pairs or small groups in order to enhance discussion. Please download and print materials prior to attending the webinarParticipant is eligible for 1.5 hours of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: ELA/Literacy Review on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 3:30 – 5:00 PM MST go to: https://student.gototraining.com/r/1985893184073859584(You may need to RIGHT CLICK on the link to open)After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training
 Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST Webinar: Productivity Tools in the Classroom Series: Chrome Extensions for the Classroom–Part 1 Webinar: Do you already know and love using Chrome as your browser but want more out of your relationship? In this introductory Webinar we will investigate and explore varies Chrome extensions that can increase productivity in our students, our classroom as well as increase efficiency in using the Web. Integrating Chrome extensions in the classroom can encourage students to create original works in innovative ways as well as plan, conduct and manage research using appropriate digital resources and tools. Audience: K-12, those already comfortable with Chrome Internet browser but want to learn more about Chrome Extensions. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Productivity Tools in the Classroom Series: Chrome Extensions for the Classroom–Part 1 on Apr 23, 2015 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2049013950056274434 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
Monday, April 27, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM  Webinar: Math Journals in K-2 This webinar will examine ways to incorporate Math Journals into K-2 math lessons. We will look at how journals are used to extend problem solving as well as expanding on key conceptual understandings. Mathematical practices and AZCCRS will be embedded throughout the presentation.Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: Math Journals in K-2 on Monday, April 27, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://student.gototraining.com/r/8426736643158904576 (You may need to RIGHT CLICK on the link to open)After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training
 Tuesday,  April 28, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST  Webinar: Writing in Mathematics, 6-12  This professional development opportunity is designed to assist educators in developing resources aligned to Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards (AZCCRS). This webinar will serve as an overview of the full-day professional development offered at ADE. We examine the benefits and purposes for writing in mathematics class and how it supports mathematical learning and understanding. We will identify AZCCRS Literacy Standards that integrate with writing in mathematics and understand how writing is used to learn mathematics content.Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Writing in Mathematics, 6-12 on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/7244304247238470145 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.  
 Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST  Webinar: Close Reading in the Classroom This one hour webinar provides a brief history and connection between Close Reading and the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards. Participants will be introduced to the concept of productive struggle, the close reading routine for teachers and students and the use of phasing to increase comprehension of complex text. Participants will also receive links to view close reading in classrooms and other sources for close reading classroom support.Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Close Reading in the Classroom on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:30PM-4:30 go to: Registration URL: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/1589772133096992514 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training. Audience: teachers, trainers, coaches, specialists and administrators It is highly recommended that participants view this training with a partner to facilitate discussion. Please download all attached materials and be familiar with them. Back to top

MAY

Tuesday, May 4, 20153:30 – 4:30 PM  Webinar:Productivity Tools Webinar Series: Digital Classroom Collaboration with Lino Collaborate. Collaboration. Collaborating. Regardless of how it is stated, the AZCCRS are clear, students must learn to work together, express and listen carefully to ideas, integrate information from oral, visual, quantitative, and media sources, evaluate what they hear, use media and visual displays strategically to help achieve communicative purposes. Student need to be able to use technology strategically when creating, refining, and collaborating on writing. How do students collaborate in your classroom? What digital tools are they using to communicate and interact with others? In this interactive Webinar participants will investigate and explore Lino. Lino is a FREE digital tool that is simple to use and supports online digital collaboration. Please sure to review the Webinar materials. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Productivity Tools Webinar Series: Digital Classroom Collaboration with Lino on Monday, May 4, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3077036431507844866 .
 Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST  Webinar: Teaching and Learning Measurement in K-2 An introduction to the EQuIP Rubric (Educators Evaluating Quality Instructional Products.) The Tri-State Collaborative (comprised of educational leaders from Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island) developed criterion-based rubrics and review processes to evaluate the quality of lessons and units intended to address the Common Core State Standards for ELA/Literacy and Mathematics. The purpose of this webinar is to introduce the rubric and its purposes: to provide clear, descriptive criteria for common core lessons/ units, to provide meaningful, constructive feedback to developers of lessons/units, identify lessons that can serve as models, and to provide a protocol for collegial review. We will also cover the four dimensions and the criteria in each. .Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning them to the AZCCRS – EQuIP ELA: PART I on Wednesday, May 7, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to:https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4172681076090051330 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
 Thursday, May 7, 2015  Webinar: Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning them to the AZCCRS – EQuIP ELA: PART I An introduction to the EQuIP Rubric (Educators Evaluating Quality Instructional Products.) The Tri-State Collaborative (comprised of educational leaders from Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island) developed criterion-based rubrics and review processes to evaluate the quality of lessons and units intended to address the Common Core State Standards for ELA/Literacy and Mathematics. The purpose of this webinar is to introduce the rubric and its purposes: to provide clear, descriptive criteria for common core lessons/ units, to provide meaningful, constructive feedback to developers of lessons/units, identify lessons that can serve as models, and to provide a protocol for collegial review. We will also cover the four dimensions and the criteria in each. .Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning them to the AZCCRS – EQuIP ELA: PART I on Wednesday, May 7, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to:https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4172681076090051330 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
 Monday, May 11, 2015 Webinar:Productivity Tools in the Classroom Series: Evernote Part 1 Productivity Tools Webinar Series: Become More Productive Using Evernote 
In this interactive Webinar participants will investigate and explore Evernote, the FREE App for the smartphone, tablet and computer. Evernote is more than a robust note taking App, Evernote provides users with the ability to store everything digital, including PDFs, voice recordings, videos, emails, notes, photos and so much more. Teachers can use Evernote to easily share content with students, plan digital-rich lessons  or develop student eportfolios. Students can use Evernote to plan, archive and retrieve research and classwork; including voice notes and video. Evernote is an amazing digital tool for today’s digital teacher and digital learner. Evernote can be described as the do anything, save anything and share anything App. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Productivity Tools in the Classroom Series: Evernote Part 1 on Mon, May 11, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/1232917937216259330
 Thursday, May 14, 2015  Webinar: Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning them to the AZCCRS – EQuIP ELA: PART II GUIDED  Webinar – Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning them to the AZCCRS – EQuIP ELA: Part II – GUIDED PRACTICE Guided Practice using the EQuIP rubric on an 8th grade ELA Lesson. (It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that participants have attended EQuIP Parts I – Overview and Dimensions.)Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning them to the AZCCRS – EQuIP ELA: PART II GUIDED PRACTICE on Thursday, May 14th, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/727492232358779650 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.(You may need to RIGHT CLICK on the link to open)After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
 Monday, May 18, 2015

Webinar: Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning them to the AZCCRS – EQuIP ELA: PART II GUIDED  Webinar – Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning them to the AZCCRS – EQuIP ELA: Part II – GUIDED PRACTICE Guided Practice using the EQuIP rubric on an 8th grade ELA Lesson. (It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that participants have attended EQuIP Parts I – Overview and Dimensions.)Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: Evaluating Instructional Materials and Aligning them to the AZCCRS – EQuIP ELA: PART II GUIDED PRACTICE on Thursday, May 14th, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/1854039752328143874  After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.(You may need to RIGHT CLICK on the link to open)After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

 Thursday, May 21, 2015 Webinar:Productivity Tools in the Classroom Series: Evernote Part 2Webinar: In this interactive Webinar participants will investigate the more advanced features of Evernote, the FREE App for the smartphone, tablet and computer. During this Webinar participants will explore other powerful Evernote features such as Evernote Webclipper, Evernote Clearly, as well as share tips and strategies on how Evernote supports learning in the classroom. Evernote is more than a robust note taking App, Evernote provides users with the ability to store everything digital, including PDFs, voice recordings, videos, emails, notes, photos and so much more. Teachers can use Evernote to easily share content with students, plan digital-rich lessons or develop student eportfolios. Students can use Evernote to plan store and archive research and classwork; including voice notes and video. Evernote is an amazing digital tool for today’s digital teacher and digital learner. Evernote can be described as the do anything, save anything and share anything App.Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Productivity Tools in the Classroom Series: Evernote Part 2 on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2513072728366114818
 Thursday, May 21, 2015  Webinar: Engaging in Problem Solving in High School Mathematics Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards require students to become problem solvers and critical thinkers. This webinar provides opportunities for participants to identify problem solving activities and analyze how students engage with problems in a mathematics class. Participants are asked to deconstruct these activities and discuss how to facilitate them in the high school classroom.Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Engaging in Problem Solving in High School Mathematics on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8605449064890447361 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
Back to top

JUNE

 Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Webinar: Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-The Writing Process and Purpose This is the second of four webinars focusing on grades 3-5 writing instruction and standards implementation. The research from Teaching Elementary School Students to be Effective Writers: A Practice Guide by Steve Graham and Alicia Bollinger (2012) will be used to help participants explore the essential elements of writing development and the components of solid writing instruction in intermediate grade classrooms, specifically focusing on the writing process, modeling and writing for different purposes. Audience: Elementary classroom teachers, coaches, specialists-please consider joining in with a partner to facilitate discussion. Please download and be familiar with the handouts provided.There is a MORNING webinar – AND – an AFTERNOON webinar on Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.
To register for Webinar: Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-The Writing Process and Purpose on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 from 3:00– 4:00 PM MST and 9:00 – 10:00 AM go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/1280837953282070786
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Webinar: Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-Writing Fluency This is the third of four webinars focusing on grades 3-5 writing instruction and standards implementation. The research from Teaching Elementary School Students to be Effective Writers: A Practice Guide by Steve Graham and Alicia Bollinger (2012) will be used to help participants explore the essential elements of writing development and the components of solid writing instruction in intermediate grade classrooms, specifically focusing on the writing fluency skills of handwriting, keyboarding, spelling and sentence construction. Audience: Elementary classroom teachers, coaches, specialists-please consider joining in with a partner to facilitate discussion. Please download and be familiar with the handouts provided.
There is a MORNING webinar – AND – an AFTERNOON
Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.
To register for Webinar: Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-Writing Fluency on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 9:00 – 10:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/6889015758009400066
 Thursday, June 11, 2015 Webinar:Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-A Community of Engaged Writers This is the fourth of four webinars focusing on grades 3-5 writing instruction and standards implementation. The research from Teaching Elementary School Students to be Effective Writers: A Practice Guide by Steve Graham and Alicia Bollinger (2012) will be used to help participants explore the essential elements of writing development and the components of solid writing instruction in intermediate grade classrooms, specifically focusing on engaging writers. Audience: Elementary classroom teachers, coaches, specialists-please consider joining in with a partner to facilitate discussion. Please download and be familiar with the handouts provided.
There is a MORNING webinar – AND – an AFTERNOON
Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.
To register for Webinar: Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-A Community of Engaged Writers on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 9:00– 10:00 AMPM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM MST go to: Registration URL: https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/5608701537673575938
After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training
Monday, June 15, 2015  Webinar: Development of Number Sense in K-2 Webinar: This webinar will examine addition and subtraction problem types from Table 1 from the AZCCRS. We will look at the progression of problem solving opportunities through Operations and Algebraic Thinking domain. Student work samples will be shared to demonstrate grade level proficiency within the variety of problem types.​ This webinar is offered multiple times: 10am-11:00am and 3pm-4pm Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Development of Number Sense in K-2 on Monday, June 15, 2015 (offered twice 10am-11am & 3:00pm – 4:00PM MST) go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/5788807038930689025After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
Tuesday June 16, 2015  Webinar: Addition and Subtraction Problem Types in K-2 Webinar: This webinar will examine addition and subtraction problem types from Table 1 from the AZCCRS. We will look at the progression of problem solving opportunities through Operations and Algebraic Thinking domain. Student work samples will be shared to demonstrate grade level proficiency within the variety of problem types.​ This webinar will be held at two different times on the same day. Pick the option that works best for your schedule! Webinars are available from 10:00am-11:00am or 3:00pm-4:00pm Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.
To register for Webinar: Addition and Subtraction Problem Types in K-2 on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 : https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/8600650796805114113
After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training. 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015   Webinar: Student Strategies for Addition and Subtraction in K-2 Webinar: This webinar will focus on strategies students use to solve addition and subtraction story problems. We will examine the progression of student thinking from concrete to abstract solution strategies To register for This webinar will be held at two different times on the same day. Pick the option that works best for your schedule! Webinars are available from 10:00am-11:00am or 3:00pm-4:00pmParticipant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Student Strategies for Addition and Subtraction in K-2 on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/4151166932730524673 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
 
 Back to top

JULY

Tuesday,  July 6, 2015  Webinar: K-2 Writing Foundations Overview  This one hour K-2 Foundational Writing Overview webinar is the beginning of a series of four webinars designed to outline the major components and elements of a solid K-2 foundational writing program. Participants will complete a standards hunt to identify all of the foundational writing standards for K-2 and understand the research and rationale for research based foundational writing instruction. The other webinars in this series will focus on the writing foundations of handwriting, spelling and sentence construction. Please consider attending with a partner to facilitate discussion. Download and be familiar with the documents provided. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. K-2 Writing Foundations-Overview9:00am  Registration URL: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/36758128722918451223:00pm  Registration URL: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8870761221952258817 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
Tuesday,  July 7, 2015  Webinar: K-2 Writing Foundations-Handwriting Fluency  This one hour webinar is the second in a series of four webinars focusing on K-2 Writing Foundations. This webinar will focus on the research and evidence that handwriting practice done in short intervals supports the acquisition of reading skills and promotes writing fluency. Similar to the idea of fluency in reading aids in comprehension of text, as young writers develop handwriting fluency, they can then focus their attention on generating and organizing ideas. Keyboarding skills will also be part of the discussion. Audience: teachers, coaches, specialist Consider attending the webinar with a partner to facilitate discussion. Please download and read the journal articles prior to the webinar. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: K-2 Writing Foundations-Handwriting Fluency on Tuesday, July 7, 20159:00am  Registration URL: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3392675434000409089  3:00pm
Tuesday,  July 8, 2015 Webinar: K-2 Writing Foundations-Spelling  This one hour webinar is the third in a series of four webinars that focus on K-2 Writing Foundations. In this training we will look at the research and rationale for teaching spelling to support reading and writing. We will also look at research based best practice with students using critical thinking skills to increase spelling proficiency by focusing on the orthographic features in words. Participants will also receive a checklist to evaluate a spelling program and tables linking the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards to spelling. Please download and be familiar with the articles and documents provided. Consider attending with a partner to facilitate discussion. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: K-2 Writing Foundations-Spelling on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 3:00 – 4:00 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4075894367314589442After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about
Tuesday,  July 9, 2015 Webinar:K-2 Writing Foundations- Sentence Construction  This is the fourth in a series of four webinars focusing on K-2 Writing Foundations. In this webinar we will focus on sentence construction and the research and best practice supporting instruction in sentence construction by Bruce Saddler in the book Best Practices in Writing Instruction. Participants will refresh their memory of simple sentences, compound subjects and predicates in simple sentences, compound sentences and sentence expansion leading up to complex sentences. Join us Consider viewing this webinar with a partner to facilitate discussion. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar:K-2 Writing Foundations- Sentence Construction on Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 9:00AM – 10:00AM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4430095441132934401After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about
Monday,  July 13, 2015  Webinar: Development of Fraction Sense in Grades 3-5  Webinar: Helping our students to reason and make sense of fractions is critical to mathematics in high school and beyond. We will examine the progression of fraction understanding in AZCCRS with tasks and strategies, associated with this critical learning. Mathematical Practices, problem solving, and Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards (AZCCRS) in Mathematics are embedded throughout this webinar. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Development of Fraction Sense in Grades 3-5 on Monday, July 13, 2015 https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/1992272553057677058 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training. This webinar will be held at two different times on the same day. Pick the option that works best for your schedule! Webinars are available from 10:00am-11:00am or 3:00pm-4:00pm​
Tuesday,  July 14, 2015  Webinar: Math Problem Solving: Multiplication and Division in 3-5 This Webinar will examine multiplication and division problem types from Table 2 from the AZCCRS. We will look at the development of solution strategies along with connections that students make in problem solving opportunities in the 3-5 classroom.
This webinar will be held at two different times on the same day. Pick the option that works best for your schedule! Webinars are available from 10:00am-11:00am or 3:00pm-4:00pm​> Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.
To register for Webinar: Math Problem Solving: Multiplication and Division in 3-5 on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/8053993406684151553
Wednesday, July 15, 2015  Webinar: Student Strategies for Multiplication and Division 3-5  This webinar will focus on strategies that students use to solve multiplication and division story problems. We will examine the progression of student thinking from concrete to abstract solution strategies as well as how to develop efficiency in student solutions. This webinar will be held at two different times on the same day. Pick the option that works best for your schedule! Webinars are available from 10:00am-11:00am or 3:00pm-4:00pm​ Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Student Strategies for Multiplication and Division 3-5 on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/6688818878916659201
 Tuesday,  July 20, 2015 Webinar: Ratio, Proportion and Proportional Relationships in Middle School Webinar: This Webinar will examine multiplication and division problem types from Table 2 from the AZCCRS. We will look at the development of solution strategies along with connections that students make in problem solving opportunities in the 3-5 classroom. This webinar will be held at two different times on the same day. Pick the option that works best for your schedule! Webinars are available from 10:00am-11:00am or 3:00pm-4:00pm​> Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Math Problem Solving: Multiplication and Division in 3-5 on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 go to:
 Monday,  July 21, 2015  Webinar: Geometry in Middle School, Grades 6-8 Webinar: We will examine the progression of the Geometry Standards in middle school as well as the incorporation of mathematical practices. The coherence of major content will be discussed as well as the rigor within the standards.Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Geometry in Middle School, Grades 6-8 on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/5994835726766969346 This webinar will be held at two different times on the same day. Pick the option that works best for your schedule! Webinars are available from 10:00am-11:00am or 3:00pm-4:00pm​
 Monday,  July 22, 2015 Back to top  Webinar: Statistics and Probability in Middle School Grades 6-8  Webinar: This webinar will focus on the importance of statistical thinking among our middle school students. We will examine the progression of the Statistics and Probability standards in 6-8 grades.​This webinar will be held at two different times on the same day. Pick the option that works best for your schedule! Webinars are available from 10:00am-11:00am or 3:00pm-4:00pm​ Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.To register for Webinar: Statistics and Probability in Middle School Grades 6-8 on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/3692709066855236865

 

AUGUST

 Thursday, August 6, 2015  Webinar: Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implemetation Webinar Series-Standards, Perspectives and Daily Writing Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series Overview-Standards Perspectives and Daily Writing This is the first of four webinars focusing on grades 3-5 writing instruction and standards implementation. The research from Teaching Elementary School Students to be Effective Writers: A Practice Guide by Steve Graham and Alicia Bollinger (2012) will be used to help participants explore the essential elements of writing development and the components of solid writing instruction in intermediate grade classrooms, specifically focusing on the effect of daily writing. Audience: Elementary classroom teachers, coaches, specialists-please consider joining in with a partner to facilitate discussion. Please download and be familiar with the handouts provided. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-Standards, Perspectives and Daily Writing on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2316165589898224898 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training. 
 Tuesday, August 11, 2015   Webinar: Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-the Writing Process and Purpose Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-The Writing Process and Purpose This is the second of four webinars focusing on grades 3-5 writing instruction and standards implementation. The research from Teaching Elementary School Students to be Effective Writers: A Practice Guide by Steve Graham and Alicia Bollinger (2012) will be used to help participants explore the essential elements of writing development and the components of solid writing instruction in intermediate grade classrooms, specifically focusing on the writing process, modeling and writing for different purposes. Audience: Elementary classroom teachers, coaches, specialists-please consider joining in with a partner to facilitate discussion. Please download and be familiar with the handouts provided. Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-the Writing Process and Purpose on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2855933440159599873 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training. 
Thursday, August 13, 2015 Webinar: Rhetorical Grammar Instruction for Authentic Writing This webinar will focus on how we as educators can present grammar as a strategic, conscious choice writers make when creating a text for an authentic task, purpose, or audience. We will discuss ways to make grammar study a part of the writing process, and not just ‘rules’ that are applied after the text is written, and encourage students to see how the grammatical choices we make represent relationships between writers and readers. ​Grades 6-12 Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit. To register for Webinar: Rhetorical Grammar Instruction for Authentic Writing on Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4714155370080715521 After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
August 25, 2015  Webinar_Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-A Community of Engaged Writers
Creating a Community of Engaged Writers This is the fourth of four webinars focusing on grades 3-5 writing instruction and standards implementation. The research from Teaching Elementary School Students to be Effective Writers: A Practice Guide by Steve Graham and Alicia Bollinger (2012) will be used to help participants explore the essential elements of writing development and the components of solid writing instruction in intermediate grade classrooms, specifically focusing on engaging writers.
Audience: Elementary classroom teachers, coaches, specialists-please consider joining in with a partner to facilitate discussion.
Please download and be familiar with the handouts provided.
Participant is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Development credit.
To register for Webinar: Grades 3-5 Writing Standards Implementation Webinar Series-A Community of Engaged Writers on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM MST go to: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/1987346742007371778
After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.