MS ELA June Professional Learning Courses

All sessions at the Northside Activity Center

Tuesday - June 11, 2019

TExES Speech 7-12 (129) Certification Preparation (Audience: MS Comm Apps Teachers)
This one-day session is a certification preparation training for middle school teachers who will teach the 8th grade Communication Applications course in the 2019-2020 school year. Teachers will learn about the three domains assessed: communication processes, speaking and listening in different contexts, and speech education.
 
Time SRN Presenter(s) Total Credit Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm 284271903 Ana Macias & Frances Patterson CPE & TC: 6 

 

MS ELA - New TEKS: Grade 6-8 General Overview
This session will focus on expanding and deepening the teacher knowledge base of the new MS ELA TEKS. Teachers will explore how to reconceptualize our current genre-based focus of instruction of content and skills to the teaching of real literacy.
 
Time SRN Presenter(s) Total Credit Hours
8:30 am - 11:30 am 284291901 Cathy Callihan & Jeanette Navarro CPE & TC: 3

 

MS ELA - Textbook & Resources: Pearson’s my Perspectives
Come participate in a guided exploration of the the print and digital content found in NISD’s newly-adopted MS ELA textbook, my Perspectives.
 
Time SRN Presenter(s) Total Credit Hours
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 284301901 Pearson CPE & TC: 3

Wednesday - June 12, 2019

8th Grade Communication Applications Curriculum & Pedagogy
Excited about teaching this new 8th grade high school credit course for the first time in middle school? Come dive into the new curriculum, and learn how to engage learners in the communication process in professional and social contexts in innovative ways.
 
Time SRN Presenter(s) Total Credit Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm 284311901 Travis Leech CPE & TC: 6/Tech: 3

 

MS ELA - New TEKS: Grade 6-8 General Overview
This session will focus on expanding and deepening the teacher knowledge base of the new MS ELA TEKS. Teachers will explore how to reconceptualize our current genre-based focus of instruction of content and skills to the teaching of real literacy.
 
Time SRN Presenter(s) Total Credit Hours
8:30 am - 11:30 am 284291902 Cathy Callihan & Jeanette Navarro CPE & TC: 3

 

MS ELA -  Textbook & Resources: Pearson’s my Perspectives 
Come participate in a guided exploration of the print and digital content found in NISD’s newly- adopted MS ELA textbook, my Perspectives.
 
Time SRN Presenter(s) Total Credit Hours
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 284301902 Pearson CPE & TC: 3

Thursday - June 13, 2019

8th Grade Communication Applications Curriculum & Pedagogy
Excited about teaching this new 8th grade high school credit course for the first time in middle school? Come dive into the new curriculum, and learn how to engage learners in the communication process in professional and social contexts in innovative ways.
 
Time SRN Presenter(s) Total Credit Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm 284311902 Travis Leech CPE & TC: 6/Tech: 3

Three Day Session: Tuesday, June 18 -Thursday, June 20, 2019

Writing Success in an Integrated ELA Classroom
Experience best practices for facilitating student success throughout the writing process in an integrated ELA classroom.
 
Time SRN Presenter(s) Total Credit Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm 284321901 Suzi Lockamy, Kay Schott, Theresa Young CPE & TC: 18