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Summer PD 2024

Join The Jewish Education Program for Summer Professional Development, a tradition spanning decades!

 

We proudly announce the launch of yet another Summer PD season filled with exceptional offerings. These sessions will provide you with the knowledge and skills to remain at the forefront of best educational practices—all at an unbelievably low cost to you! (To see all courses with pricing, click here)

 

This year, our offerings are specifically designed to upgrade the basic core courses and their relevant assessments: math, ELA, and science, as well as social-emotional learning and neurodiversity support. Discover great content and strategies to elevate your teaching prowess for the coming school year, while empowering you to meet the demands of the new substantial equivalency regulations.

 

Space is limited, so secure your spot today! Spots are allotted on a first-come-first-serve basis, and preference is given to teachers of schools in NYC.

Note: More workshops may be added, so stay tuned for updates!​

First Grader

July 15th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Virtual: Strategic Differentiation Using Curriculum Maps

This workshop empowers school leaders, curriculum coordinators, and teachers with the tools for effective differentiation through

curriculum maps.

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July 15th 
12 PM - 2 PM

Virtual: Multisensory Math- Geometry

How to use concrete materials to guide students toward conceptual understanding of geometry concepts.

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2-Day Workshop: July 16th, July 18th
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

In Person: Hidden Sparks- Differentiated Instruction

This course is designed to take General and Judaic Studies educators in grades K-8 on a deep dive into DI.

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July 22nd
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Virtual: Supplementary Science Materials

In this session we will unveil our all-new package of culturally responsive supplementary materials for science teachers!

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July 22nd
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Virtual: Standards-Based Science Assessments Preparation

This session will be dedicated to understanding how our program can help prepare students for their standard-based assessments.

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July 25th
9 AM - 2 PM

Virtual: Wilson Fundations Level 1 Workshop

This workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to begin teaching the Fundations Level 1 curriculum.

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July 29th
12 PM - 2 PM

Virtual: STEAM Integration in All Areas of Curriculum

In this session, we will explore exciting opportunities for integration of STEAM activities in all areas of the classroom and for various grade levels.

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July 31st
9 AM - 2 PM

Virtual: Wilson Fundations Level 3 Workshop

This workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to begin teaching the Fundations Level 3 curriculum.

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4-Day Workshop: August 5th-8th
9 AM - 4 PM

Virtual: Responsive Classroom, Elementary Advanced Course

 You will deepen your knowledge of the  Responsive Classroom approach as you refine familiar strategies and practices while learning and expanding upon new ones, allowing you to strengthen your implementation of the approach.

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July 15th
12 PM - 2 PM

Virtual: Roadmap to Mastery

Utilizing Curriculum Maps to Craft Standards-Based Report Cards

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July 15th
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Virtual: Multisensory Math- Bridging the Gap from Elementary to Algebra

How to use concrete materials to guide students toward conceptual understanding of algebraic concepts.

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July 22nd
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

In Person: Embedding Creativity in the General Studies Classroom

Join Ellen Alt, a veteran art educator and teacher coach, in exploring how to embed creativity in your classroom.

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July 22nd
12 PM - 2 PM

Virtual: Tailor-Made Science Programs

We will model how the various resources can be utilized within the framework of any curriculum to create outstanding science experiences for your students.

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4-Day Workshop:
July 24th-25th, 30th-31st
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

In Person: Hidden Sparks- Learning Lenses

This course transforms educators’ confidence and skills in teaching a range of students, especially those with academic, social or behavioral challenges.

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July 29th
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

In Person: The Jewish Art Beit Midrash

Integrating Art into Talmud Torah and Tefillah

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July 29th
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Virtual: Ed-Tech 101

In this session, we will explore some of the basics of using EdTech in the classroom and provide you, the teacher, with the support you need to function in a 2024 classroom.

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August 1st
9 AM - 2 PM

Virtual: Wilson Just Words Workshop (Grades 4-12)

Just Words® is a highly explicit, multisensory decoding and spelling program for older students and adults.

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July 15th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Virtual: Multisensory Math- Fractions

How to use fraction circles and other materials to grow students' understanding of fractions.

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3-Day Workshop: July 16th - 18th
9 AM - 3:30 PM

In Person: Wilson Reading System Intro Course 

WRS is an intensive Tier 3 program for students in grades 2-12 with word-level deficits.

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July 22nd
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Virtual: Mastering Biology – Life Science in a Culturally Sensitive Fashion

How to use our BRAND-NEW & FREE BIOLOGY – LIFE SCIENCE curriculum to guide students toward academic success in science.

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July 22nd
12 PM - 2 PM

Virtual: Integrating NGSS into the Classroom

A focused professional development focused on the practical implications and strategies to Integrate NGSS into the Classroom.

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July 24th
9 AM - 2 PM

Virtual: Wilson Fundations Level K Workshop

This workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to begin teaching the Fundations Level K curriculum.

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July 29th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Virtual: AI in Education- Finding the Balance

We will discuss the pros and cons of AI use in the classroom and as educators and the appropriate response: should it be banned or embraced?

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July 30th
9 AM - 2 PM

Virtual: Wilson Fundations Level 2 Workshop

This workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to begin teaching the Fundations Level 2 curriculum.

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4-Day Workshop: August 5th-8th
9 AM - 4 PM

In Person: Responsive Classroom, Elementary Core Course

RC is an evidence-based approach to teaching that is deeply rooted in social-emotional learning.

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