Workshops

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Nov 08

Trauma and Resilience: Creating Trauma-Informed Classrooms...

personDenise Presnell

location_onStone Center @ Wilkes County Schools Administration Center - 613 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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Denise Presnell has been a school social worker for 28 years. She began doing trauma work five years ago after returning to school for an MSW and being given the internship project of turning her county into a trauma-informed community. She is lead of the group that came from that work, the Watauga Compassionate Community Initiative (WCCI), and co-lead on The Compassionate Schools Project, the parallel work going on in the local school system there. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Social Work Administration with a dissertation topic that involves trauma-informed schools. She is also trauma certified through Florida State University.
● A brief review of ACEs, other types of childhood trauma, and the impacts on learning;
● Opportunity for participants to do their own ACEs and resilience scores;
● Discussion about the critical necessity of wellness and how to prevent secondary trauma and burnout;
● Classroom strategies for implementing trauma-informed practices;
● Hands-on modeling and practice of resilience skills;
● Tips for building and strengthening trauma-informed school teams within your building or system.

Time:

9:00-3:00

Cost:

$115 without membership

$0 with membership

Renewal Credit:

0.6 General Credit

Target Audience:

Counselors, teachers, and administrators










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Dec 09

Grades 4-9: Facilitating Writing with Digital Tools

personDr. Mandy Taylor

location_onStone Center @ Wilkes County Schools Administration Center - 613 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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How can digital tools support writing instruction in middle grades classrooms? Using the NC ELA standards for writing, participants will explore new strategies for teaching writing, and integrating innovative digital tools. Sessions will include: Using mini lessons to teach writing alongside reading, and using digital tools that can support writing instruction. Participants will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from across NC, and create a unit of writing to implement in their classrooms. This program is designed for language arts teachers and instructional coaches in grades 4-9.
● TPACK
● Writing progressions from NCDPI
● Reading / Writing connection - planning writing instruction
● Digital tools to support writing instruction
● Implementation strategies

Time:

9:00-4:00

Cost:

$115 without membership

$0 with membership

Renewal Credit:

0.6 Literacy Credits

Target Audience:

Grades 4-9 Language Arts Teachers and Instructional Coaches










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Feb 08

Differentiating Instruction with Choice Boards and Digital...

personDr. Mandy Taylor

location_onStone Center @ Wilkes County Schools Administration Center - 613 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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Join NCCAT to combine two powerful practices, differentiation and digital tools, to create engaging lessons for students in your classroom. This program will explore a framework that ties content, teaching, and digital knowledge together to create standards-aligned choice boards. Participants will learn digital tools to strengthen differentiation, focusing on using choice boards in the classroom. Time will be spent collaborating with colleagues to discuss practices and creating choice boards to take back to your classroom. Return to your classroom ready to engage and empower students to take ownership of their learning. This program is designed for teachers and instructional coaches in grades 4-9.
● TPACK
● Differentiation: what, why, when
● Choice Boards & Playlists: why, when, how
● SAMR
● Digital tools to use with choice boards & playlists
● Implementation strategies

Time:

9:00-4:00

Cost:

$115 without membership

$0 with membership

Renewal Credit:

0.6 General Credit

Target Audience:

Grades 4-9 Teachers and Instructional Coaches










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