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April 2017

Urban Teaching Matters Conference 2017

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rutgers Graduate School of Education, 10 Seminary Place
New Brunswick, NJ United States
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Take part of workshops, discussions, relationship building and more during the 3rd annual conference by and for urban educators. Meet with allies and dedicated educators, share ideas and gain inspirations. The conference will focus on “progressive pedagogy in urban settings, youth participatory action research, advocacy and public policy, integrating current social movements into the curriculum, and building relationships with students and communities across race and class”. For more information contact Kendra Gamble kedra.gamble@gse.rutgers.edu  

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Rutgers Center for Literacy Development offers workshop series: “Kelly Gallagher: Teaching Practices and Instructional Strategies That Position Students Closer to Reading and Writing Excellence.”

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Double Tree Hotel, 200 Atrium Drive
Somerset, 08873 United States
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Take your skills to the next level and learn more about what should be included (and not included) in the classroom to help your students succeed!   From the website: "How do we decide what and what not to teach? With increased expectations and so little time to meet them, we might heed the words of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Bob Seger, who asks us to carefully consider our 'deadlines and commitments—what to leave in, what to leave out.' …

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April 29 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Collingswood High School, 424 Collings Avenue
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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Be part of the 2nd ever annual Edcamp Garden State event! Enjoy some coffee, network, enjoy the food trucks, live music and take part of the giveaways in this unique “farmers market” atmosphere. Join a variety of sessions covering an array of educational topics.

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May 2017
FREE for Members

Super Science Resources for Grades K-2

May 2 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Discover the best websites and iOS apps that will channel your student’s curiosity towards the world of science. Meredith Martin will provide practical tips and examples for K-2 curriculum resources that you can use in your classroom. Learn how you can make science engaging and fun for you and your students.   Register online at: http://community.simplek12.com/scripts/student/webinars/view.asp?id=2735

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Code Studio Workshop

May 3 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monmouth County Library-Eastern Branch, 1001 NJ-35
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702 United States
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Led by an experienced computer science facilitator,  this workshop will introduce you to computer science and pedagogy as well as prepare you to teach the Code Studio courses. Take home a curriculum guide containing course lesson plans and Code.Org swag bags with gifts. This workshop is geared towards teachers K-5 who will receive a certificate of completion. For more information contact Joann Presbrey at presbrey@pd.code.org or 917.816.6214.

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EdCamp Happy Camper

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Washington Township High School, 519 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ 08080 United States
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Enjoy music, fiends, networking, and prizes at this year’s EdCamp Happy Camper “unconference”. Attend four different sessions throughout the day where you can brainstorm along with administrators, BOE members and of course other teachers. Breakfast, lunch and Wi-Fi are included; simply bring your laptop or smartphone to take notes during each session.   **For more information contact Kathi Kersznowski at kkersznowski@wtps.org**   Follow on Twitter: @HappyEdCamper

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Let’s Go on a Tour – An Overview of the Google Tour Builder (Webinar)

May 18

Learn to navigate the Google Tour Builder interface at a beginner level and how you can incorporate it into your classroom. Show people the places you’ve visited and the experiences you had by picking locations and adding photos, text and video. Create a virtual field trip, tour a faraway city, visit landmarks, use it as a class project, the possibilities are endless!   Workshop Code: OD17009 What participation involves: "SRI & ETTC's "Workshops in the Cloud" are just what the…

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$40 - $80

Ident1ty: TEDxNavesink

May 20 @ 8:00 am
Paramount Theatre, 1300 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712, NJ 07712 United States
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Have you watched a TEDx Talk?  Now you can be a part of one!! Discover how “identity shapes perceptions and reality at the TEDxNavesink IDENT1Y conference”. Listen to an array of speakers and network with leading thinkers in technology, science, gender, business and arts. Have lunch with the speakers or attend the speaker reception after the event, as you take part in the largest and most exciting TEDx event on the East Coast.   To influence the next generation(s), you…

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Free Google Training Webinars

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

The role of technology in the classroom is increasing at a rapid speed for both students and teachers.  Teachers are responsible to teach students how to use different technologies to complete necessary work.  But what about teachers?!   Often new technology is introduced with little or no training!  With hardly any free time and limited resources, free training that is conveniently offered is a MUST.  If Google is being used in your school, check out the following  webinars for some free training that you can…

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Going Green in the Classroom Setting: An Ultimate Guide to the Paperless Classroom

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bergen County ETTC, 540 Farview Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652 United States
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Discover “the benefits of various software tools, apps, web based applications to improve classroom workflow. Solutions for computer and mobile devices will be presented.” Computers will be provided or bring your own device for hands on participation. For more information contact Michele Griffin at micgri@bergen.org or 201-343-6000 ext. 6541.

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