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.

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.

Collaboration

Courses in this category are designed to support teachers in implementing Professional Learning Communities and practices.

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.

Technology

Courses in this category are designed to support teachers in effectively integrating technology in their instruction and teaching in blended model.

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

Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes

          • Registration deadline: October 13, 2017
            Link for registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms

            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.
            2
            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.
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            Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes
            08/28/2017
             
            12/04/2017
             
            Online
            Online
            Online
            Dr. Robin Greenfield
         
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Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

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.

     

See link above to register.


2017 Autumn Workshop Series: Meeting the Idaho State Science and Literacy Standards

 Explore Meeting the new science standards through performance-based assessments and inquiry-based teaching!
DIFFERENTIATED WORKSHOP OPTIONS!
Meet the standards, an introduction to the Idaho State Science Standards:
● Explore the new Idaho State Science Standards for your grade/subject(s)
● Identify key instructional shifts that will help you meet the standards
● Learn about meeting the standards through performance assessments 
● Consider inquiry strategies for actively teaching the standards
Follow-up session, for teachers who attended 2017 summer workshops:
● Continue to build upon the work you started last summer
● Share, evaluate, revise, and reflect upon performance assessments and instructional sequences that you are planning and/or have already taught
● Collaborate with peers to plan for future assessments and inquiries
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/region-v-vi-meeting-the-idaho-state-science-and-literacy-standards-tickets-37468442119?aff=utm_source%3Deb_email%26utm_medium%3Dema

 

 
Meeting the Idaho State Science and Literacy Standards
10/21/2017
 
10/21/2017
 
8:00am
4:00pm
Shoshone Bannock Hotel and Event Center, I-15 Exit 80, Ft. Hall, ID
Elementary and Secondary level Idaho Science Teachers

 

Maximum # of Participants- 50

Credit offered: Yes

How many credits offered: 1 Credit

Credits offered from: Boise State University

Cost Per Credit: $60

 

 

 

 

Communicative Competence in Learners with Significant Disabilities

Registration deadline: October 13, 2017
Link to registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms

Session 1: Assessing Levels of Communication

Session 2: Defining Communicative Competence
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Session 3: Programming and Instruction for Learners at the Non-Symbolic Level

 

 
Communicative Competence in Learners with Significant Disabilities
08/28/2017
 
12/04/2017
 
Online
Online
Online
Dr. Robin Greenfield

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? Univeristy 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.

See link above to register.


ASD: Neurology, Behavior, and Interventions

  • Registration deadline: October 13, 2017.
    Link for registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms  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.
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    ASD: Neurology, Behavior, and Interventions
    08/28/2017
     
    12/04/2017
     
    Online
    Online
    Online
    Dr. Robin Greenfield

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? Univeristy 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.

See link above to register.


Getting Started: Virtual Community

 
August
08/31/2017
 
08/31/2017
 
4:00pm
5:00pm
Online
Idaho SESTA

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 150

How many credits are offered? N/A

Where is the credit offered from? N/A

What is the cost of each credit?  N/A

What are the credit requirements?  

See link above to register.


Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum (Winter 2017)

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  • Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum
     
     
     
    Registration deadline: October 13, 2017
    Link to registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms Session 1: “Just Give Him the Whale”: Teaching Passions, Areas of Expertise and Strengths Session 2: Beyond “Turn and Talk”: 10 Ways to Support Communication in the Classroom Session 3: “You’re Going to Love This Kid”: Educating Students on the Spectrum in Inclusive
    Schools (K-12)
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    Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum
    08/28/2017
     
    12/04/2017
     
    Online
    Online
    Online
    Dr. Robin Greenfield

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

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.

See link above to register.


Self Determination Practices for Students with Disabilities(Winter 2017)

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      • Registration deadline: October 13, 2017
        Link to registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms 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.
      •  
         
        Self Determination Practices for Students with Disabilities
        08/28/2017
         
        12/04/2017
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Dr. Robin Greenfield
  •  

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

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.

     

See link above to register.


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