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August 7, 2017 ~ PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE from June 12 to August 7

CCCOE K-5 NGSS Institute: Focus on Inquiry, Literacy, and the CA Science Framework

During this one-day workshop, participants will explore and experience the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) through inquiry and literacy standards. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the NGSS and the implications for student learning. After experiencing inquiry-based lessons, participants will dive into the California Science Framework and examine resources for creating grade-level lessons and units. Participants will have an opportunity to collaborate with peers on shifts in teaching and learning.

When: August 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Pleasant Hill Community Center, 147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Registration: $100 per participant ($75 prior to June 30th!), materials & lunch is included with registration

For more information and to register online go to: https://cccoe-k5ngss-aug2017.eventbrite.com

 

August 8, 2017

Computer Science Fundamentals for TK-6 Educators

9 out of 10 parents want their child to learn Computer Science yet only 1 out of 4 schools teach it! (Gallop, 2016)

As a Regional Partner with Code.org, Contra Costa County Office of Education is hosting a one-day workshop for K-5 educators interested in teaching comptuer science. This workshop will cover Code.org's CS Fundamentals courses 1-4.

Code.org's elementary school curriculum allows event the youngest studetns to explroe the limitless world of computing. Courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutuorials with "unplugged" classroom activities that require no computer.

When: August 8, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Pleasant Hill Community Center, 147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Registration: FREE

For more information and to register online go to: https://cccoe-csfundamentals-aug2017.eventbrite.com

 

August 7 & 8, 2017

Distinguished Speaker Series – Making Statistical Connections ~ CANCELED

The California Common Core Mathematics Content Standards have incorporated statistics and probability standards in grades 6-12. The California Mathematics Project (CMP), in partnership with the California Mathematics Council (CMC), and the California Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (CAMTE) has developed a series of modules for grades 6-12 teachers to support the teaching and learning of statistics and probability.

This two-day workshop will take a close look at the modules, instructional guides for educators, and the materials available for use with teachers focusing specifically on grades 6-12. Presenters will begin by introducing the GAISE (Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education) Framework and provide opportunities for teachers to experience the progressions of statistics and probability standards in middle school through high school. All activities are interactive, modeling teaching and learning strategies for students.The workshop incorporates technology and ELD strategies in order to address 21st-century learning needs.

When: August 7th & 8th, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Pleasant Hill Community Center, 147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Registration: $250 per participant, materials & lunch is included with registration

For more information and to register online go to: https://makingstatconnections-aug2017.eventbrite.com

 

August 28, 2017

2017 Cal-SCHLS/CHKS Administration Training

Training description: Everything you need to know to administer the California School Climate, Health, and Learning Surveys (Cal-SCHLS) in your school or district. The Cal-SCHLS consists of the California Healthy Kids (CHKS), the California School Climate (CSCS), and the California School Parent surveys. There will also be information regarding how the surveys support LCAP, funding available for survey administration, and communicating survey results.

When: August 28, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: Contra Costa County Office of Education, 77 Santa Barbara Rd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Registration: FREE, for more information and to register online go to: https://2017chkstraining.eventbrite.com

 

September 27, 2017 ~ PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE from June 20 to September 27

Number Talks 1.0 TK-5

Number Talks support implementation of the California Standards in Mathematics (CCCSS). Participants engage in discourse, conversations, and alternative thinking in mathematics.

This workshop is framed around the Number Talks book, written by Sherry Parrish. The book contains more than 850 purposefully designed number talks and a DVD featuring 19 number talks filmed in actual classrooms. These resources are included in the price of the workshop.

When: September 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Contra Costa County Office of Education Briones Room, 77 Santa Barbara Rd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Registration: $175 per participant, Number Talks book and Lunch will be provided. Bring a team of 2 or more and save over 20%!

For more information and to register online go to: https://number-talks-k-5-fall17.eventbrite.com

 

October 10, 2017

Being Generationally Savvy: Working Effectively With All Generations

Have you noticed your newer employees feel and look and act differently than novice colleagues you remember? Are you hearing of communication challenges between colleagues of different ages? Are you becoming aware more employees want a life-work balance vs. a work-life balance? Generational factors might be coming into play. Who are these four generations in our workplaces? What are their strengths and needs? What structures and communication protocols should we design to work well with them all? And, what knowledge do we need to help every group thrive? Using Jennifer's book, The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate and Create Community, this workshop will provide tools, resources on this increasingly intriguing topic.

When: October 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Pleasant Hill Community Center, 147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Registration: $110 per participant, includes a copy of Jennifer's book The Multigenerational Workplace

For more information and to register online go to: https://beinggenerationallysavvy.eventbrite.com

 

November 9, 2017 ~ PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE from June 27 to November 9

What's in a Number? Exploring Mathematics Conceptually

During this one-day workshop, participants will explore and experience mathematics conceptually, building a deeper understanding of how math works. We will begin our journey in the number system through the understanding of numbers and operations and make connections to algebraic thinking and progressions through the grade levels. Participants will have an opportunity to collaborate with peers on shifts in teaching and learning through the implementation of the common core state standards.

When: November 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Contra Costa County Office of Education Briones Room, 77 Santa Barbara Rd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Registration: $100 per participant, lunch is included with registration

For more information and to register online go to: https://whatsinanumber-fall2017.eventbrite.com

 

January 27, 2018

Save the Date for: Edcamp Contra Costa

The second annual Edcamp Contra Costa will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018. This year’s event will feature two engaging speakers, teacher designed and facilitated Edcamp sessions, and a raffle with amazing prizes. Bay Area educators are encouraged to come, learn, and be inspired.

When: January 27, 2018, 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Check back soon for more information!

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