2021 Summer Institute Resources
Google Tips, Tricks and Video Creation
With Tyler Tarver, Tarver Academy
Optimize student engagement via video. Learn how to create and/or curate video that students want to watch AND learn some of the best video resources you can use in your classroom.
Book Study: The First Days of School
with Eastern Oregon REN Board Members
Bring the First Days of School to life in your classroom. This virtual book study is open to all teachers, but geared specifically for novice educators in their first to third years, looking to improve their own routines and practices to help students succeed.
Outdoor School and SEL
with Sarah Cuddy, OSU Extension Service
Outdoor school provides a unique opportunity for both educators and students to utilize the immersive nature experience to foster social and emotional learning (SEL). In this virtual workshop, we will explore the link between equity and social-emotional learning, share and practice strategies for supporting social-emotional competencies, consider how social-emotional learning shows up in outdoor school and how that differs from the classroom context, and provide a framework for supporting students in outdoor school moving forward. We invite participants who are new to SEL and those who have plenty of experience supporting SEL in outdoor school.
Dyslexia Refresher Course
with Barbara Steinberg, PDX Reading Specialist
An informative, engaging, 3-day “Dyslexia Refresher '' course. Participants reviewed prior content taught in the five-day course, with a focus on:
Signs and symptoms of dyslexia
How to screen for dyslexia
Effective interventions in phonological awareness, decoding, morphology, and fluency
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