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Summer Training 2016

​​​2016 Curriculum Summer Institute

This year's Curriculum Summer Institute will be held June 13 and 14, 2016 at River Springs Middle School. A variety of opportunities are available for individuals to develop their professional practice in collaborative and engaging sessions.

Click here to see the latest schedule-at-a-glance and session descriptions.

Please note the section # is shown in italics at the end of each session title. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 8TH.

Session titles include:

  • 15 Things You Never Knew About Reading A-Z (Overview)
  • 6th Grade ELA Technology Part 2
  • 6th Grade Science Laptop Integration Part 2
  • Brain Breaks for the Classroom Teacher
  • CHAMPS Revisited
  • CHAMPS The Basics!
  • Creating a PE Website
  • Data Collection & Progress Monitoring for Students with Disabilities
  • DBQ & You - Enhancing Literacy in Social Studies!
  • Differentiating for Neurodiversity
  • Engaging All Students While Teaching The Standards
  • Grant Writing for the Beginner
  • HMH Digital Tools
  • Instrumental Music Pedagogy
  • Introduction to Universal Design for Learning
  • Mathemathic Inquiry by Dr. Larry Chew
  • McGraw Hill Digital Tools
  • Middle School US History & College Career Planning
  • Number Talks - Elementary
  • Number Talks - Secondary
  • Promoting Social Skills in Elementary Students with ASD
  • RAZ Kids Taking It To The Next Level
  • Response to Text
  • Road to the Code
  • Scaffolding Supports for Students with Disabilities
  • Scientific Inquiry by Dr. Larry Chew
  • Skills & Strategies to Enhance Executive Functioning Deficits for Students with ASD
  • Small Group Instruction: Meeting the Needs of Your Diverse Readers
  • Step Up 2 STEM for Step Up 2 STEM teachers
  • Strategies to Enhance Communication & Cooperation for Students with ASD
  • Targeted Math Instruction in K-5 for Students with DisabilitiesTargeted Math Instruction in K-5 for Students with Disabilities
  • Tough Kids Toolbox

If you have questions about the session content, please contact one of the facilitators listed in MyPGS.

If you need assistance with the registration process, please contact one of the following:

  • Alice Partlow, ext. 20550
  • Sara  Dowdell, ext. 20551
  • Miriam Gaylord, ext. 20552


Classrooms Connect to Achieve the SHIFTS

Classrooms Connect to Achieve the SHIFTS is a two-day convening focused on rigorous instructional practices that is required of the Florida Standards. All sessions are led by Volusia teachers known as Volusia Lead Advocates. There will be two opportunities to attend this training (June 15-16 or August 1-2); all participants will receive a $15/hour stipend. Participants will receive continued grade/subject level  support through online collaborative teams throughout the 2016-17 school year.  JOIN US for this high-quality professional learning event!

Click here for registration information. Questions? Contact Meg Roa, mrroa@volusia.k12.fl.us or X20548


#EdCamp Volusia

Do you like collaborating with colleagues on topics that YOU suggest? Join your Volusia colleagues and educators from other districts for a participant-driven, participant-led day of learning, Saturday, June 11, 8:00-3:00 at New Smyrna Beach Middle.

Click here for more details and registration information.

Questions? Contact Meg Roa, mrroa@volusia.k12.fl.us , X20548







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