Professional Learning

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Calendar of Events

February 2020

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  • GOCSD Tech Meet Up
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  • GOCSD Instructional Coaches Network
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Opportunities at a Glance

Event Descriptions

GOCSD exists to serve member districts by promoting collaboration of resources to ensure educational opportunities are maximized.

To schedule professional learning, contact Cindy Bryant here.

GOCSD Tech Meet Up hosted by the
Republic Tech Facilitator Team

Wednesday,February 12, 2020

 Register today to join our next GOCSD Tech Meet Up   

Agenda

Breakfast available at 8:45.
9:00 – 9:15 – Introduction
9:15 – 9:45 – Corners/Jigsaw over tech implementation
9:45 – 10:00 – Student teachers in a blended learning classroom
10:00 – 10:15 – New school calendar/learning changes
10:15 – 11:15 – New Technologies and Hot Topics
11:15 – 12:00 – Lunch sponsored by David Rogier, Curriculum Associates/iReady
12:00 – 12:45 – New Tools
12:45 – 1:30 – Your Learning Share Out
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GOCSD Instructional Coaches Network Meeting

Wednesday,February 26, 2020

 

You won’t want to miss this instructional coaches network meeting co-hosted by the Republic & Sparta Instructional Coaches Teams.

AGENDA forthcoming!
FREE lunch provided by Susan Collier,
Great Minds Account Manager
Register here by Monday, February 23 for this event!
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
GOCSD has partnered with Nixa’s John Thomas School of Discovery (JTSD) to offer STEAM-U during the 2019-2020 school year to offer a unique set of professional learning opportunities in an authentic, hands-on setting. Join us at JTSD to experience K-6th grade classrooms actively engaging in each topic of professional learning events listed below. All sessions combine an exclusive mixture of presentations, observations, and reflection with REAL teachers and students in a REAL school!
4/7/2020   Super STEAM: Emphasizing Social Studies and the Arts through science and engineering
With our current educational demands, social studies and the arts can get sidelined in pursuit of academic gains. Join us as we explore how we are using social studies and arts integration to enhance lessons and engage our students in the interconnected nature of learning.
Location: John Thomas School of Discovery 312 N. Market St. Nixa, Missouri 65714
Time: 9:00a – 12:00p
Cost: $30 GOCSD Member / $50 GOCSD Nonmember
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Tuesday, July 28-29, 2020
GOCSD has partnered with Nixa’s John Thomas School of Discovery (JTSD) to offer STEAM-U during the 2019-2020 school year to offer a unique set of professional learning opportunities in an authentic, hands-on setting. Join us at JTSD to experience K-6th grade classrooms actively engaging in each topic of professional learning events listed below. All sessions combine an exclusive mixture of presentations, observations, and reflection with REAL teachers and students in a REAL school!
7/28 – 7/29/2020  STEAM-U : PBL Summit
Mark your calendar for a 2 day summit focused on transforming your classroom with project-based learning. We’ll move from an overview of project-based learning to a deep dive. This workshop is for educators with all experience levels and will include ample time to plan a project-based learning unit to kick-off your new school year. In addition to our learning, we will have guest speakers, teachers, and model classrooms available to round-out your experience. We look forward to bringing you along on this journey as we illuminate the value of project-based experiences in a 21st century classroom.
Location: John Thomas School of Discovery 312 N. Market St. Nixa, Missouri 65714
Time: 9:00a – 3:30p (June 28 & June 29)
Lunch: On your own
Cost: $120 GOCSD Member / $200 GOCSD Nonmember
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