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Professional Development Opportunities   MHTC   October 2017

These workshops are being offered through the Mid-Hudson Teacher Center for our Member Districts only.  Click on the link to the right for Online Registration 

*ONLINE* Lesson Planning and Assessments - Survive and Thrive in Middle School Education!    Are you looking to strengthen your middle school teaching and learning practices? Please join me for two, one-hour sessions, addressing best middle school teaching practices. You must attend both sessions to receive credit. You must attend both sessions and complete the product to receive credit.  We will explore best practices involved with creating and executing lesson plans and assessments. We will sample lesson planning tools like planbookedu, GSuite for Education, and Curriculum Maps. We will explore best practices in relation to collaboration with co-teachers, teaching assistants, and team members. We will also explore creating and executing assessments and rubrics. Participants will write a plan of action journal outlining changes that will occur, within their teaching practice, considering what they've learned from the class. Participants will also answer questions and complete tasks throughout the webinar to show understanding and participation.

Dates: 11/28/2017 and 11/30/2017

Other PD opportunities from our affiliates: 

Click on Flyer Below for MYLEARNING PLAN  Link to Register for "ADVOCATES AND ALLIES: Supporting English Language Learners Inside and Outside the Classroom"


BOOKSHARE:  An Accessible Online Libraryfor people with print disabilities

Bookshare is an online library that makes reading accessible for people who cannot read standard print.  With Bookshare books, members can listen to their book, follow along with highlighted text, read in braille, and customize their experience in ways that make reading easier.

They have over 580,000 titles and it is FREE for qualified students and schools.  Qualified students include blindness, low vision, physical disability, or a learning disability.

Easily installed on an iPad or PC

SAS Curriculum pathways is one of the premier FREE online resources containing Standards aligned materials in Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies and  Spanish


 Getting to Know SAS Curriculum Pathways Free Webinars

 Since 2015, GRACE’s award-winning Water Footprint Calculator has helped hundreds of thousands of people figure out how much water they use every day, including both tap water and the virtual water in the food they eat, the energy they use and the products they buy.
Now, we’re releasing our updated calculator by combining it with over 100 water saving tips, numerous deep-dive articles about important water footprint topics and multiple resources for educators and students to use in the classroom.

Looking for exciting way to earn CTLE hours? Join one of 20 courses beginning on November 13th! Each online course is worth 15 hours of approved CTLE. 

Course offerings include: 

These courses are offered by Edmodo in conjunction with the NY Partners for Technology Innovation, an approved CTLE sponsor, who works closely with the NY State Teacher Centers.        Check out all 20 courses here! Space is limited. Sign up today.      

Current Conversations Series
The Current Conversation Series is sponsored by SUNY New Paltz Campus Auxiliary Services and the School of Education. Pre-show discussions, followed by refreshments, will be offered in Spring 2018 at the Friday evening performances of these two plays:
March 2, 2018
April 20, 2018


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NYSCATE   Hudson Valley Regional Conference​
Saturday, March 3, 2018
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Classroom Sets of Books for Loan to Elementary Teachers. More Available. (Please call for info)



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