Participants will examine a plethora of literacy focused instructional strategies and resources. The tools shared will build student engagement while strengthening their writing and reading comprehension skills. Educators will walk away with practical strategies and resources to add to their toolbox for literacy instruction. Please plan to bring a charged laptop. CEU: 1.0
|June 25 and 26, 2018||M and T||Lora Drum||CVCC REP, Rm. 219||9:00 AM - 2:00 PM||$50.00|
Participants will explore specific fiction and nonfiction signposts, stances and strategies as well as ways to encourage students to develop their own text-dependent questions that deepen reading comprehension. These close reading stances and strategies will help students stay engaged in the text and build reading stamina. Participants will sample text excerpts and practice identifying the reading signposts (developed by Kyle Beers and Robert E. Prost) in order to teach these students. Please bring a charged laptop. CEU: 1.0
|June 27 and 28, 2018||W and TH||Lora Drum||CVCC REP 219||9:00 AM - 2:00 PM||$50.00|
This workshop will explore the recommendations outlined through research conducted for the US Department of Education. The "What Works Clearinghouse" synthesizes the research and develops a plan of recommendation for educators. Participants will discover the recommendations outlines through research and gain a deeper understanding of how to implement these within the classroom setting. Teachers will receive ideas and resources that can be taken back to the classroom for immediate implementation. CEU: 1.0
|What Really Works? Improving
|M and T||Lora Drum||CVCC REP
|9:00 AM - 2:00 PM||$50.00|
This workshop will explore a variety of research based instructional practices that enable teachers to emphasize reading comprehension at higher levels of thinking and processing. We will discuss protocols to use before, during, and after reading that help engage students in the reading process. Ideas for literature circles, book clubs, inquiry, signposts, and many other instructional strategies will be modeled and shared. Teachers will walk away with a toolbox full of practical strategies to implement in their classroom. CEU: 1.0
|July 11 and 12, 2018||W and TH||Lora Drum||CVCC REP Rm. 219||9:00 AM - 2:00 PM||$50.00|
This course is designed to give teachers of all subject areas and grades a chance to tap into their creative side. Participants will learn about create writing: the various forms of creative writing, as well as where to find inspiration, how to compose original works, and how to stay motivated as a writer. This course also examines ways that teachers can use creative writing techniques across a variety of disciplines in their own classrooms. Creative writing is for everyone who wants to learn about the power of imaginative writing to unlock the stories inside all of us.
|July 16 and 17, 2018||M and T||Bill Vinson||CVCC REP Rm. 216||9:00 AM - 2:00 PM||$50.00|
Participants will explore foldable's, lapbooks, and bags as tools for getting and keeping students engaged in the learning process. Each of these tools are research based and incorporate and learning styles and modalities. Participants will discover ways to use paper, file folders, and paper bags to create meaningful and engaging tools to reflect student learning. We will explore how these tools can be incorporated into all content areas. Teachers will have fun while creating samples to take back and utilize within their own classrooms. Please bring copies of your standards or an electronic device in order to access your standards online. CEU: 1.0
|July 16 and 17, 2018||M and T||Lora Drum||CVCC REP Rm. 219||9:00 AM - 2:00 PM||$50.00|
This workshop will provide participants with strategies to prepare for writing instruction and integrate writing across the content areas into everyday instruction. We will revisit the NC ELA Writing Standards along with resources for providing effective writing instruction. Each participant will walk away with a toolkit of ideas and activities to start off the new school year. Please bring a 70 sheet spiral bound composition notebook for a writer's journal and a charged laptop with you to this training, as we will be exploring many online resources. CEU: 1.0
|July 18 and 19, 2018||W and TH||Lora Drum||CVCC REP Rm. 219||9:00 AM - 2:00 PM||$50.00|
American blues music is a primary influence in not only American music but American art, literature, and culture as well. The blues and its associated folk traditions provide windows into the American experience and psyche that help us see our identity (as well as our contradictions) in real and meaningful ways. This course will explore the blues as a musical form, as a cultural tradition, and as an artistic medium that tells the story of who we are as Americans. Participants will also explore how to use the blues to enhance teaching in all curriculum areas. Teachers from all subject areas are invited to learn, enjoy, and celebrate the blues. CEU: 1.0
|July 23 and 24, 2018||M and T||Bill Vinson||CVCC REP Rm. 117||9:00 AM - 2:00 PM||$50.00|
In this class, the fun will begin when the instructor shows teachers how to expand their students' knowledge with designing colorful paste papers by combining and twisting a variety of household gadgets across the paper. Using more colorful papers, teachers will learn various paper folds that will become unusual, sculptural books, such as the spiral book, the secret room book, and different according books, including some in triangle and square shapes. These books can be used for drawing and writing, and they also can be an added feature for students to create further artistic exploration with shapes, colors, and sculptures as well as integrating them into mathematics curriculum. CEU: 1.0
|July 30 and 31, 2018||M and T||Sigrid Hice||CVCC REP Rm. 219||9:00 AM - 2:00 PM||$50.00|
Classes will be held on the main campus in the Robert E. Paap (REP building, unless otherwise noted.)
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Cheri Toney at firstname.lastname@example.org or register with Instant Online Enrollment.
For further information you may contact the Continuing Education Department at (828) 327-7037.