Upcoming Learning Tech Opportunities – Enroll Now!

Upcoming Learning Tech OpportunitiesIn the spring semester, teachers will have the opportunity to partner with the Learning Technology Team in several ongoing learning experiences. These courses will increase instructional capacity in small learning cohorts and foster a sense of community throughout the district.

We can’t wait to learn alongside you in our upcoming MakerEd, Digital Media, Personalized Learning, and Google Educator Certification courses. Enrollment is now open through the Spring Opportunities site! Continue reading

Free World Peace Game Master Class With John Hunter – Informational Meeting on Feb. 8

World Peace Game FoundationAlbemarle County is sponsoring teachers to participate in a World Peace Game Master Class in Charlottesville from June 18-22. Using John Hunter’s World Peace Game as an inspiring and challenging analogy, master class participants observe Hunter facilitating the game live with students each morning. Afternoon sessions focus on introducing teachers to the guiding philosophy and pedagogical principles that underlie the game; essential attributes necessary to facilitate the game; and designing learning that is inspired by the principles and spirit of the game.

Interested participants are invited to an informational meeting on February 8 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the ARC at Murray High School. Please direct questions to John Hobson at jhobson@k12albemarle.org.

Culturally Responsive Teaching PD Sessions – Feb. 7 & 8: Please RSVP by Feb. 1

DiversityFebruary 7 & 8, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. | DoubleTree Hotel

Attention Instructional Coaches, Diversity Resource Teachers, Equity Teams, Teachers, and Administrators: ACPS is pleased to announce two upcoming Culturally Responsive Teaching professional development sessions on February 7 for elementary educators, and February 8 for middle and high school educators. Please RSVP using the respective links by February 1. Continue reading

Two Future Ready Webinars This Week: Dec. 12 & 14

Future Ready SchoolsFuture Ready Librarians: Cultivating Community Partnerships
December 12, 2017 | 4 to 5 p.m. EST
For Librarians, this Future Ready webinar addresses strategies for building school partnerships. Learn more and get registered »

Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Implementing School Change
December 14, 2017 | 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. EST
For School Leaders working to support more effective and seamless integration of a personalized learning model across classrooms, this Future Ready webinar addresses professional development, leadership, and student empowerment strategies. Learn more and get registered »

Women in Technology Experience – Nov. 15

Virginia Secretary of TechnologyNovember 15, 2017 | 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Greater Richmond Convention Center

The Office of the Virginia Secretary of Technology is thrilled to present the Women in Technology (WIT) Experience, powered by Capital One. This exciting one-day event will take place Wednesday, November 15, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Women from across Virginia, in all stages of their tech careers, will come together to participate in technology training sessions, educational seminars, networking, and a hackathon workshop. Learn more and get registered »

Tear Down the Walls to Create Anytime, Anywhere Learning – Free Webinar on Nov. 9

Future Ready SchoolsNovember 9, 2017 | 2 to 2:30 p.m. | YouTube Live

You’re invited to join Future Ready Schools® and the Alliance for Excellent Education for a webinar on personalized learning: Tear Down the Walls to Create Anytime, Anywhere Learning. Click the link for more info! Registration is required.

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