Wednesday January 8, 2014
Event Information
Section: General
No Cost Professional Development Events From Discovery Education Support Atlanta Area Educators Implementing Common Core State Standards

When: January 8, 2014
08:30 AM to 03:30 PM
Where: Forsyth County Professional Development Center, 1120 Dahlonega Highway, Cumming, GA 30040
Address: Forsyth County Professional Development Center
1120 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA 30040
Cost: No Cost

Description: Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, is hosting a series of professional development events at no cost supporting Atlanta-area educators grappling with the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. During Discovery Education’s Common Core Academies, teachers and administrators will learn practical instructional strategies for using digital media and other educational technologies they can immediately implement supporting the integration of the Common Core State Standards into classroom instruction. Led by an expert and thought leader in the world of education with decades of experience in professional development, the Academies will cover the following: • Leadership Strategies to Support Digital Literacy and the Common Core (Wednesday, Jan. 8): This session will offer practical leadership approaches for administrators that will help support teachers in their implementation of digital literacy instruction and assessment. • Teaching and Assessing Common Core Math in a Digital World (Thursday, Jan. 9): An exploration of the Standards for Mathematical Practice and their successful implementation with assessment strategies, this session will support the development of mathematically proficient students. • Literacy and the Common Core in a Digital World (Friday, Jan. 10): This session offers English Language Arts (ELA) instruction and assessment strategies to support the development of digitally literate students to prepare them for college, careers, and citizenship.


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