Events

Thinking Math, K-3

Monday, June 4th 2018 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Adams County Health Department, 330 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL

Looking for ways to support your math learners, create stronger problem solvers, and engage students in conversations about math topics? We will address ways to support your current curriculum using math problem-solving skills and manipulatives.

Capturing The Benefits of a Read Aloud, PreK-2

Tuesday, June 5th 2018 at 8:45 am to 3:00 pm

JWCC Southeast Campus, Pittsfield, IL

Do our children really gather meaning while we read to them? Help children construct meaning and build vocabulary in challenging text when the teacher reads aloud. Close reading, text dependent questioning, and vocabulary instruction from Beck/McKeown.

AA 3000 3001 and 3002 Teacher Evaluator Retraining, Student Growth. Administrator Evaluator Retraining, Student Growth. Teacher and Administrator Retraining, Student Growth.

Wednesday, June 6th 2018 at 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

Garrison Building, Jacksonville, IL

Trauma 101

Wednesday, June 6th 2018 at 8:45 am to 4:00 pm

Chaddock School, 205 South 24th, Quincy, IL

This session is from our popular trauma series that ran this year. Trauma 101 will provide a thorough overview of trauma and adverse childhood experiences and their impact on student performance.

Googlepalooza

Thursday, June 7th 2018 at 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Adams County Health Department, 330 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL

Come join us for a day filled with all things Google. We will spend time working through Google Docs, Slides, and Forms so you can get the absolute most out of each G-Suite Component in order to bring your classroom to the next digital level.

Breakout EDU - An "Escape Room" for the Classroom

Friday, June 8th 2018 at 8:45 am to 11:30 am

Adams County Health Department, 330 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL

Breakout EDU has become one of our favorite ways to watch students collaboratively solve problems in the classroom. This immersive workshop will show you what the "escape room" style of learning is all about. You will participate in an actual Breakout.

Innovations With Microsoft: One Note, Teams, Forms, Sway, Mix, and Skype

Monday, June 11th 2018 at 8:45 am to 3:00 pm

Adams County Health Department, 330 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL

Learn how Microsoft tools and technologies can positively impact modern teaching and learning. You will explore OneNote Class Notebooks, Teams, Sway, Forms, and Office Mix. Discover how to create, organize, and share dynamic notebooks.

Number Talks, K-5

Tuesday, June 12th 2018 at 8:45 am to 3:00 pm

JWCC, Room C024, 1301 South 48th, Quincy, IL

Have you heard about math talk and collective problem solving and may be thinking that your students couldn't do that? Come learn some teacher moves to help students with math concepts, mental math, and math talk.

What is Trauma: Fight, Flight, or Freeze

Wednesday, June 13th 2018 at 8:45 am to 12:00 pm

Adams County Health Department, 330 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL

Gain a little bit of knowledge and lots of effective strategies for immediate implementation in your classroom. Interventions specific for individuals exposed to Trauma. You can use these tools right away in your classroom. Fight, Flight, Freeze, and FUN!

Brain Architecture Game

Wednesday, June 13th 2018 at 12:45 pm to 3:00 pm

Adams County Health Department, 330 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL

Come play the Brain Architecture Game with dice, cards, pipe cleaners, and straws. Learn about the many experiences, positive and traumatic, in a young child's life that affects brain architecture.The Brain Architecture Game is a tabletop game experience.

Tips and Tools for Creating Trauma Informed Environments - Must have also attended Trauma 101

Thursday, June 14th 2018 at 8:45 am to 4:00 pm

Chaddock School, 205 South 24th, Quincy, IL

This session is created from the "best of" our 5-part series this school year. Tips and tools for teachers to identify and engage with students who have been exposed to trauma in the elementary, middle, and high school environments.

Mentor Text for the Craft of Writing: Exploring the Realms of Possibilities

Friday, June 15th 2018 at 8:45 am to 3:00 pm

Adams County Health Department, 330 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL

Come join us for a day of exploring the use of mentor text for writing instruction.

Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentrages

Monday, June 18th 2018 at 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Adams County Health Department, 330 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL

Have you heard about math talk and collective problem solving and may be thinking that your students couldn't do that? Come learn some teacher moves to help students with math concepts, mental math, and math talk.

Starlab - An Inflatable Planetarium

Tuesday, June 19th 2018 at 8:15 am to 3:00 pm

Lincoln Douglas Elementary School, 3211 Payson Road, Quincy, IL

Learn how your students can experience the nighttime sky while sitting inside STARLAB. Once trained, you can take STARLAB, housed at the ROE, to your school, making science come alive. Participants will learn how to set up and take down Starlab.

Mindfulness and Yoga for Healing the Classroom

Wednesday, June 20th 2018 at 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214, 1416 Maine Street, Quincy, IL

This workshop will start with you as the teacher. We will talk about self-care and how yoga and meditation can become part of your daily life. This will be an interactive workshop that you will do at your own pace.

Restoring and Building Communities WITH Restorative Conversation

Monday, June 25th 2018 at 8:00 am to Tuesday, June 26th 2018 at 3:30 pm

Adams County Health Department, 330 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL

Restorative Practices is a social science that studies how to build social capital and achieve social discipline. The fundamental premise of restorative practices is that people are happier, more cooperative and productive.

Integrating Art Into the Classroom

Friday, July 13th 2018 at 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Quincy Art Center, 1515 Jersey Street, Quincy, IL

Including visual art in your classroom can be intimidating! Come to this class to equip yourself with information needed to make art an enjoyable part of your classroom experience. Emphasis will be placed on becoming familiar with famous artists, etc.

Framework for Understanding Poverty - Ruby Payne

Wednesday, August 1st 2018 at 8:00 am to Thursday, August 2nd 2018 at 3:00 pm

Western School Cafeteria, 401 McDonough Street, Barry, IL

Explore class differences and 10 actions you can implement in the classroom to improve the success of low-socioeconomic status (SES) students. This workshop is based on Ruby Payne's book.