• Workshops 

    Details & Resource Materials 

    Culturally Responsive Teaching & Leading 

    • Jaime Castellano
    • August 4th 
    • Audience: AM Leaders & PM: Teachers

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Dr. Jaime A. Castellano is a nationally recognized and award-winning educator, principal,author, scholar, and researcher. In 2017 he was recognized as SENG’s National Educator of theYear. As a highly sought-after speaker, he is recognized as one of the leading authorities in theUnited States in the education of Hispanic/Latino students. He is a preeminent scholar andresearcher in gifted education and in identifying and serving diverse gifted students withparticular expertise on identifying gifted Hispanic/Latino students, gifted English languagelearners, gifted Native Americans, gifted preschoolers, and gifted students from poverty. Hiscurrent research is focused on working directly with gifted students with trauma, toxic stress,and adverse childhood experiences.

    AM Session with Leaders:
    Access to the I-REECCH slide deck 

    Access to CRLeading slide deck 

    Access to Landing Page

    Recordings by Segments:

    Part 1 Video - Welcome, Learning Outcomes, & Cultural Responsiveness = Equity

    Part 2 Video - The Need for Cultural Competency

    Part 3 Video - Professional Development in Cultural Competency: A Differentiated Approach for Colorado Leaders

    Part 4 Video - What the Research Says about Gifted Education in Colorado: From the Macro to the Micro

    Part 5 Video - Supporting Development of Students with Gifts and Talents: The Role of School and District Leaders

    Part 6 Video - A Framework for Moving Gifted Students Forward: The Role of Educational Leaders

     

    PM Session with Educators: 

    Access to the I-REECCH slide deck 

    Access to the CRTeaching slide deck 

    Access to the Landing Page

    Part 1 Video - Welcome, Learning Outcomes, & Cultural Responsiveness = Equity

    Part 2 Video - The Need for Cultural Competency

    Part 3 Video - Professional Development in Cultural Competency: A Differentiated Approach for Colorado Leaders

    Part 4 Video - The Cultural Proficiency Continuum

    Part 5 Video - Coaching Tool for Classrooms Supporting Gifted Education

    Part 6 Video - The Five-Minute Measurement

    Part 7 Video - Instructional Strategies

     

    Closure Session for Leaders & Educators:

    Access to Action Plan Slide deck 

    Access to the I-REECCH slide deck

    Part 1 Video - Action Plan for Implemention 

       

    Critical Thinking 

    • Half day event 
    • Colin Seale 
    • August 6th 
    • Audience: Teachers & Leaders

    Colin Seale

     

     

     

     

    Colin Seale was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where struggles in his upbringing gave birthto his passion for educational equity. Tracked early into gifted and talented programs, Colinwas afforded opportunities his neighborhood peers were not. Using lessons from hisexperience as a math teacher, later as an attorney, and now as a keynote speaker,contributor to Forbes, The 74, and Education Post and author of Thinking Like a Lawyer: AFramework for Teaching Critical Thinking to All Students (Prufrock Press, 2020), Colin foundedthinkLaw, a multi-award-winning organization to help educators leverage inquiry-basedinstructional strategies to close the critical thinking gap and ensure they teach and REACH allstudents, regardless of race, zip code or what side of the poverty line they are born into.When he’s not serving as the world’s most fervent critical thinking advocate, Colin proudly serves as the world’s greatest entertainer to his two young children.

    Session for Educators: 

    Access to the Landing Page 

    Part 1 Video - Welcome, Introductions, Overview of I-REECCH

    Part 2 Video - The equity case for closing the critical thinking gap

    Part 3 Video - Practical strategies for the "how" of teaching critical thinking and Implementing critical thinking successfully

    Part 4 Video - Padlet work sessions 

    Part 5 Video - Final thoughts & Implementation of learning 

     

  • Summer 2021 Offerings

     

    Professional Learning class

    Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners in Gifted Education Professional Learning class
    When: June 14-August 8, 2021
    Format: 8-weeks; Asynchronous online class

    • Pre-Registration opens on: April 14, 2021
    • Deadline to register: April 28, 2021

    Purpose:
    This course is a Colorado Department of Education (CDE) approved Professional Pathway course that is aligned completely to English Learner standards and meets the 45 clock/ contact hour CDE requirement. Educators who complete this 8-week online course will receive documentation to meet the required CLDE recertification hours.

    FAQ's: Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners  in Gifted Education Professional Learning Class

    Is it videos and/or reading and questions?  Is it live (recorded) lecture?

    • Weekly assigned readings (usually 2 articles)
    • No live recorded lecture.  We do have embedded overview recordings which are 10-15 minutes each week.

    The overview states self paced, but will there be required check ins on specific days/times? 

    • This is an asynchronous course.  Self- Paced with due dates each week.
    • Each Module opens on Mondays.  8 total Modules.
      • First original discussion board post due by Thursdays.
      • Additional responses to colleagues in the discussion board due by Sundays.
      • Reading Reponses due by Sundays.
    • We have played with the idea of OPTIONAL check times over the 8 weeks but have not implemented at this time.

    What kinds of assignments will there be - questions to answer based on readings vs research based "stuff"?  Participation in discussion boards?  etc. 

    • Weekly Discussion Posts- 8 total
    • Weekly Reading Response assignments – 5 total
    • One Culminating Demonstration of Learning (DOL) assignment.  Not a formal paper but a Fast Fact document.   

    This course is 45 clock hour/contact.  So 8 weeks is looking at a total of 5 ½ hours a week of engagement in the course content which you will need Wifi to access the content, post, and submit.

    Foundations of Computational Thinking for Educators Professional Learning class
    When: June 21-August 1, 2021
    Format: 6-weeks; Asynchronous online class

    • Pre-Registration opens on: April 14, 2021
    • Deadline to register: April 28, 2021

    Purpose:
    This is a 30 clock/ contact hour course.
    It will cover the foundations of computational thinking, provide ready-to-use lessons by grade level for implementation with students, andeducators will create a scope and sequence to guide instructional practices tied to computational thinking.

    FAQ's: Foundations of Computational Thinking for Educators Professional Learning class

    Is it videos and/or reading and questions?  Is it live (recorded) lecture?

    • Weekly assigned readings (usually an article)

    The overview states self paced, but will there be required check ins on specific days/times? 

    • This is an asynchronous course.  Self- Paced with due dates each week.
    • Each Module opens on Mondays.  6 total Modules.
      • First original discussion board post due by Thursdays.
      • Additional responses to colleagues in the discussion board due by Sundays.
      • Reading Reponses due by Sundays.
    • We have played with the idea of OPTIONAL check times over the 6 weeks but have not implemented at this time.

    What kinds of assignments will there be - questions to answer based on readings vs research based "stuff"?  Participation in discussion boards?  etc. 

    • Weekly Discussion Posts- 6 total
    • One Culminating Demonstration of Learning (DOL) assignment.  Not a formal paper but a scope & sequence (unit and/or lessons) for implementation of computational thinking document.   

    This course is 30 clock hour/contact.  So 6 weeks is looking at a total of 5 hours a week of engagement in the course content which you will need Wifi to access the content, post, and submit.

     

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