CULTURE

CULTURE

THAT EMPOWERS

INSTRUCTION

INSTRUCTION

THAT ENGAGES

TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY

THAT ENABLES

Literacy

Idaho Falls School District 91 will focus its professional development in the areas of:

  • Idaho Core Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy
  • Best practice literacy instructional strategies including building background knowledge.
  • Common practices and language that will help standardize the writing process, reading strategies and common note-taking strategies district wide.
  • Strategies for reducing disparities in language arts achievement.
  • Assessment literacy, especially in developing valid and reliable common formative assessments.

Numeracy

Idaho Falls School District 91 will focus its professional development in the areas of:

  • Idaho Core Standards for Mathematics Content and Practice
  • Best practice math instructional strategies
  • Common practices to help standardize district wide mathematics processes such as math instruction that moves from concrete to pictorial to abstract and problem-solving steps that include model drawing.
  • Strategies for reducing disparities in mathematics achievement
  • Developing valid and reliable common formative assessments
  • Training on effectively developing formative assessment lessons in 6th grade through Algebra II

College & Career Readiness

Idaho Falls School District 91 will focus its professional development in the areas of:

  • Increase capacity to implement the Learner Attributes Rubrics district wide by providing training for teachers and administrators.
  • Provide district and building level administrators with the tools needed to consistently model the rubrics at all levels across the district.

 Committed to supporting our teachers by providing them with the opportunity, 
time and resources to become exceptional teachers.

D91 University

Courses in this category are being offered as part of the D91 University catalog.

Fall and Winter Institute

Courses in this category will take place during October and January Inservice days.

Literacy

Courses in this category are designed to support a comprehensive districtwide literacy program in English language arts & across the content areas.

Numeracy

Courses in this category are designed to support teachers in providing instruction in student understanding of mathematical concepts.

Title I

Courses in this category are designed to support teachers and para-professionals in developing effective instructional practices in literacy and math.

ELL

Courses in this category are designed to support teachers and para professionals in providing effective instructional practices that support language learners.

Special Education

Courses in this category are designed for delivering effective instructional practices that support Special Education students. Professional Development will also be provided for teachers and paraprofessionals in IDEA/Medicaid compliance, behavior training, CPR/First Aide, etc.

New Teacher Support

Courses in this category are designed to support teachers new to District 91 in implementing district curriculum and programs.

Content Specific

Courses in this category are designed to support teachers in providing effective instructional practices in the content areas (e.g., Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences, Liberal Arts, Technical, etc.).

Newly Posted PD's

Explicit Instruction

        • The content of the course is foundational and is divided into seven webinars. These include:
          Webinar 1: Introduction to Explicit Instruction
          Webinar 2: Designing Lessons: Skills & Strategies
          Webinar 3: Designing Lessons: Vocabulary & Concepts
          Webinar 4: Designing Lessons: Rules for Content
          Webinar 5: Organizing Structure for Instruction
          Webinar 6: Delivering Instruction: Eliciting Responses
          Webinar 7: Delivering Instruction: Other Critical Skills

          Registration deadline is March 9, 2018. Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms
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          •  
            Explicit Instruction
            05/25/2018
             
            07/23/2018
             
            Online
            Online
            Online
            Cari Murphy, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 100

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

 

  • 1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/view the full period of all webinars in
    this series.
    2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
    http://www.idahotc.com/lms
    3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
    4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
    through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS. 

See link above to register.


Self Determination Practices for Students with Disabilities

    •  
      • Session 1: Building Student Portfolios
        This session will address essential self-determination practices and use the process of building
        students portfolios to increase self-awareness and helping students advocate for themselves.
        Session 2: Goal Tracking Tools
        This session will discuss various goal tracking tools and strategies for actively involving students
        in setting goals, self-evaluating their performances, and monitoring their progress.
        Session 3: Leadership within the School Community
        This session will address strategies for helping students experience increased positions of
        leadership in the school community. Participants will learn how all of these strategies can apply
        to students at various ages and across disabilities.     Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms
      •  
        Self Determination Practices for Students with Disabilities
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  •  

    1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
    webinars in this series.
    2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
    http://www.idahotc.com/lms
    3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
    4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
    through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms


Response to Intervention: Moving from Theory to Practice

    • Module 1: Response to Intervention (RtI) Overview
      Module 2: Comprehensive Assessment System
      Module 3: Tiered Interventions
      Module 4: Intervention Design I– Elementary/Secondary
      Module 5: Intervention Design II – Elementary/Secondary
      Module 6: Family and Community Involvement
      Module 7: Progress Monitoring
      Module 8: Leadership
      Module 9: Implementation Cycles within RTI
      •  
        RTI: Moving from Theory to Practice
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Cari Murphy, Ph.D.

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participants must earn an 80% score on each quiz to passthe course. Quizzes can be
    retaken until passed;
    2. Participants must earn an 80% (80/100 points) on the final written assignment to pass
    the course; and
    3. Participants must complete the satisfaction surveys after modules 1-9 and an overall

Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms


Essential Components for Reading Instruction: Part 2

    • Module Titles: Semantic Mapping, Academic Language Part 1, Academic Language Part 2, Close Reading, Identifying & Analyzing Theme, Intro to Informational Text, Text Dependent Questions, Teaching Students to Use Evidence, Importance of Text Structures, and Importance of Text Features
      •  
        Essential Components for Reading Instruction Part 2
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Cari Murphy, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? Boise State University

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participants must earn an 80% score on each module quiz to pass the course.
    Quizzes can be retaken until passed.
    2. Participants must earn an 80% (80/100 points) on the final assignment to pass the
    course.
    3. Participants must complete the satisfaction surveys after each module to pass the course.

Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms


Essential Components for Reading Instruction: Part 1

      • Module Titles: Phonological Awareness, Phonics & Word Recognition, Phonics-All About Syllables: Part 1, Phonics-All About Syllables: Part 2, Partner Talk, Academic Discussion, Academic Vocabulary, Developing Word Consciousness, Word Analysis, and Context Clues.
      • Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms 
      •  
        Essential Components for Reading Instruction Part 1
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Cari Murphy, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participants must earn an 80% (8/10) score on each module quiz to pass the course.
    Quizzes can be retaken until passed.
    2. Participants must earn an 80% (80/100 points) on the final assignment to pass the
    course.
    3. Participants must complete the satisfaction surveys after each module to pass the course.

Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms 

 


Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes

      • Session 1: “Making Assistive Technology Solutions Using Ordinary Items.” This session will
        discuss and demonstrate over 40 assistive technology solutions that can be made in minutes
        using everyday tools and materials.
        Session 2: “Making Assistive Technology Solutions Using Corrugated Plastic.“ This session will
        discuss and demonstrate 101 assistive technology solutions that can be created using
        corrugated plastics.
        Session 3: Making Assistive Technology Solutions Using Velcro Brand Fasteners and Lock Line”
        This session will demonstrate 101 assistive technology solutions that can be
        Created using Velcro Brand Fasteners and Loc Line.
      •  
        Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
    webinars in this series.
    2. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
    3. Final Assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
    through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms 

 


Autism Spectrum Disorder: Neurology, Behavior, and Interventions

      • Session 1: “The Neurology of ASD” - This session will provide a user-friendly discussion of the
        neurological research on ASD. It will serve as a foundation for interventions discussed in
        Sessions 2 and 3.
        Session 2: “The Cycle of Meltdowns for Individuals with ASD” - This session will focus on the
        cycle of meltdowns for learners with ASD including those with “high-functioning” ASD. Leaners
        with ASD typically have self-regulation and sensory issues that can lead to meltdowns and
        follow three stages: (a) rumbling; (b) rage, and (c) recovery.
        Session 3: “Creating a Psychologically Safe Environment for Students with ASD” –This session
        will discuss evidence-based strategies that assist learners in gaining and generalizing
        social/communication, hidden curriculum, academic, and behavior skills.
      •  
        ASD: Neurology, Behavior, and Interventions
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participants must earn an 80% score on each quiz to pass the course. Quizzes can be
    retaken until passed.
    2. Credit participants must earn an 80% (80/100) on the final written assignment to pass
    the course.
    3. Participants must complete the online course satisfaction survey.
  • Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms Registration closes June 29, 2018.

 


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