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SOWIC Academy Sessions

Enhancing Instruction using Google Tools
February 27 , 2017
8:30a.m. - 3:00p.m.

This all day workshop will focus on using Google to enhance student learning and staff productivity. We will explore a variety of Go ogle extensions and application. If you currently use Google Drive, take it to the next level with the latest add - ons. Explore ways to utilize Google Forms for formative assessment and data collect using mobile devices. Come ready to learn; everyone will walk away with something you c an put into use immediately! Participants must bring a computer to this session and have an active Google Account.

Effective Behavior Strategies
March 14, 2017
8:30a.m. - 11:30a.m.

How does classroom management impact student achievement? Without a tool bag of behavior strategies, it can be difficult or nearly impossible to deliver effective instruction. Learn strategies to move beyond the dance of discipline in the classroom. Prov en methods will be shared to help avoid classroom obstacles such as disruptive behavior, power struggles, and lack of motivation. Strategies will also be shared to collect behavioral data and change behavior interventions. Don’t lose any more instruction al time in your classroom; come learn some tips and tricks to implement in your classroom!

Assisting the Struggling Reader
March 16, 2017
8:30a.m. - 11:30a.m.

Learn and apply the principles of close reading with your struggling readers. Strategies will b e shared to support the struggling reading before, during, and after instruction to support comprehension. Leave this session with ready - to - use strategies, sample lesson ideas, graphic organizers, and a variety of resources. Also pick up some highly moti vating websites and apps that will assist you in integrating technology in your reading program.


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SOWIC Spotlight is selection process that has been developed out of a desire to highlight the exceptional efforts of individuals working within SOWIC.   Such individuals stand out among their peers not only for the successful execution of their work assignments, but also because of their dedication, creativity, and actions toward improving services provided to students and families within the cooperative. 

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