Byram Hills Learning Lab

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

1. Prioritizing Social and Emotional Learning

(30 Hours, 2 In-Service Credits)

September 1, 2021 - October 29, 2021.  

New For the Fall: Open Enrollment!! Join anytime before 10/4/21 and complete the 25+ hours of engagement at a pace that works for you.

Social and emotional learning (SEL) plays a major role in one's success in life and career. Being in touch with emotions, controlling them, setting and achieving goals, engaging with others in socially appropriate ways, demonstrating empathy toward others, establishing positive relationships, and taking responsibility in life are critical skills that are not necessarily included in your current curriculum. In this course, participants will develop strategies to self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, relationship, and responsible decision making skills in any learning environment

This course will use Dr. Nancy Sulla's book, 'Reinventing the Classroom Experience' as a resource. The assigned book must be purchased in advance.

Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course. Completion of this course also requires a 5 Hour Independent Action Research Component. Credits will not be awarded until the certificate and component are uploaded to MLP and the activity is marked complete.

THIS COURSE IS NOT AVAILABLE TO THOSE WHO HAVE TAKEN 'SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN AN HYBRID LEARNING ENVIRONMENT' AND 'SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN THE STUDENT-DRIVEN CLASSROOM'

COST: For those taking the course for In-Service credit, Please make checks payable to Byram Hills and send to the District Office, attention: Joanne Sinopoli. For a 2-credit course (30-hours), the fee is $260.

Registration cannot be approved on MLP until payment is received at District Office.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 4, 2021

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

2. Ten Mindsets for Transformational Leadership

(30 Hours, 2 In-Service Credits or Stipend)

September 1, 2021 - October 29, 2021.  

New For the Fall: Open Enrollment!! Join anytime before 10/4/21 and complete the 25+ hours of engagement at a pace that works for you.

In this course you will consider your role through ten mindsets of transformational leaders. Then, you will share the insights you gain with others. In the process, you will enhance your own leadership skills and leave a legacy for others to follow. It's time to build your "Mindset-Driven Leadership ToolKit!”

Participants in this course will use 'Students Taking Charge Implementation Guide for Leaders' by Dr. Nancy Sulla, Tanya Bosco & Julie Marks as a resource. The assigned book must be purchased in advance.

Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course. Completion of this course also requires a 5 Hour Independent Action Research Component. Credits will not be awarded until the certificate and component are uploaded to MLP and the activity is marked complete.

COST: For those taking the course for In-Service credit, Please make checks payable to Byram Hills and send to the District Office, attention: Joanne Sinopoli. For a 2-credit course (30-hours), the fee is $260.

Registration cannot be approved on MLP until payment is received at District Office.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 4, 2021

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

3. Using Formative Assessment to Drive Instruction

(30 Hours, 2 In-Service Credits or Stipend)

September 1, 2021 - October 29, 2021.  

New For the Fall: Open Enrollment!! Join anytime before 10/4/21 and complete the 25+ hours of engagement at a pace that works for you.

Explore the structures and strategies you can use to gather formative assessment data to drive instruction that is targeted for increased student achievement. Design formative assessments for use with your students that can be used remotely or in person.

SYLLABUS:

1. Developing formative assessments across four categories: temperature gauges, breakpoint assessments, student-­directed assessments, and comprehensive assessments
2. Using formative assessment data to differentiate classroom activities
3. Using formative assessment data to drive facilitation of instruction
4. Designing formative assessment grids to allow participants to easily collect and track assessment data while moving about the room and facilitating instruction

This course will use Dr. Nancy Sulla's book, 'Reinventing the Classroom Experience' as a resource. The assigned book must be purchased in advance.

Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course. Completion of this course also requires a 5 Hour Independent Action Research Component. Credits will not be awarded until the certificate and component are uploaded to MLP and the activity is marked complete.

COST: For those taking the course for In-Service credit, Please make checks payable to Byram Hills and send to the District Office, attention: Joanne Sinopoli. For a 2-credit course (30-hours), the fee is $260.

Registration cannot be approved on MLP until payment is received at District Office.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 4, 2021

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

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