On Writing Organization

FORMATS: YouTube | Vimeo (Coming Soon)

Today’s session focuses on a practical way of teaching students how to organize their writing by exposing them to models and how to track their progress.

TAKEAWAYS

  1. strategies for teaching writing organization
  2. how to track student writing using technology
  3. research supporting best writing practices

MATERIALS

40 kBBest Writing Practices research by George Hillocks

1 MB5th Grade Organization Exemplar Puzzle Pieces PDF 1,003 kB8th Grade Organization Exemplar Puzzle Pieces

REFLECTION

  1. How does your school/department track students’ writing progress?
  2. What strategies can or do you practice with Evernote in the classroom?

Leave a Comment

by | April 10, 2014 · 11:07 AM

Professional Development: Next Steps Survey

The State Department of Education, in collaboration with the University of Central Oklahoma, is seeking input from educators on professional development content and formats that support teachers in their work with students.  We invite you to share your thoughts on a short 10-minute survey that will help OSDE develop and refine professional development opportunities available to all educators.   You may access the survey at this link:

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE SURVEY

Leave a Comment

Filed under News

Guide to Webinars

 

This guide was developed with the intention of connecting educators to professional development/webinar recordings that provide resources on ELA strategies, curriculum, instructional materials, student engagement, and classroom management tools.

Webinars are a great tool to inform educators about key issues in a format that is conducive to asynchronous learning. It is recommended that teachers sign up with the companies to receive up-to-date emails and schedules of webinars. Even if you are unable to attend at the given time, webinars usually send a link with the recording for later viewing. The following links provide access to the companies and past recordings.

If you know of other high quality support tools and resources, please share in the comment box at the bottom of the page.

I. PD On Your Plan!PDOYP Logo jpg
http://elaokteachers.com/category/pdonyourplan
 
learnzillion
II. LearnZillion
http://learnzillion.com
 
 
edweb-free-webinar_160pxIII. EdWeb
http://home.edweb.net/category/webinar/

Some content-specific ones for CCSS include:

  1. CCSS Standard 1- Inferences
  2. CCSS Standard 6- Point of View
  3. CCSS Standard 7- Diverse Media
  4. CCSS Standard 8- Argument & Claims
  5. Student Writing: Best Practices & Expectations
  6. Student Reading: Text Types
  7. Text Complexity
  8. Exploring Depth of Knowledge 3

 

Marzano research labIV. Marzano Research Laboratory
http://www.marzanoresearch.com/resources/webinars

Enhance your learning. Dr. Marzano and MRL associates offer free webinars on a regular basis as a service to the educational community. Explore recorded webinars on a variety of topics.

 
 
V. EngageNYengageny_logo_color
http://www.engageny.org/video-library

The video library is an innovative and differentiated resource that brings the Common Core instructional shifts, teacher and leadership evaluation, and data driven instruction to life. Videos range in length from short 5 minute clips to longer views of lessons up to 40 minutes.

Favorites:

  1. Making a Claim Using Two-Texts
  2. Cite Evidence from Informational Text
 
SchoolImprovementNetworkLogoVI. School Improvement Network
http://www.schoolimprovement.com/resources/webinars/

If you would like to receive more information about upcoming School Improvement Network webinars, please sign up for the webinar mailing list.

 
VII. CommonCore.comcommoncorecom logo
http://www.commoncore.com/Page/ELA-Video-Library

Common Core experts describe and explain each of the ELA/Literacy requirements and discover ways in which they can be learned and implemented in your classroom.

 
teaching channelVIII. Teaching Channel
https://www.teachingchannel.org/

Teaching Channel is a video showcase of innovation and effective teaching practices in America’s schools.

 
IX. Oklahoma Education AssociationOEA
http://okea.org/member-resources/member-login

Contains Webinar recordings for Targeted Skill Session.

Leave a Comment

Filed under OKELC, Resources