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           LEXINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
         Professional Learning Courses
         Summer 2017
     
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    English Language Arts  
    PL-CI-113A Teachers College Primary Reading Institute (K-2)
    Facilitator: Teachers College Reading and Writing Project 
     July 17 - 20, 2017
    8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. 
     
    PL-CI-113B Teachers College Upper Grade Reading Institute (3-6)
    Facilitator: Teachers College Reading and Writing Project 
     July 17 - 20, 2017
    8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
    PL-CI-209 Creative Writing Workshop in Memoir / Narrative Non-Fiction 
    Facilitator: Remy Coombs 
     August 3, 10, 17, 24; September 13, 20, 2017
    Course Cancelled 
    PL-CI-210 Power of Place: New Pathways to Creative, Narrative, and Non-fiction Writing (5-12)
    Facilitator: Zac Del Nero 
     July 10-14, 2017
    8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
    Course Cancelled 
    PL-CI-908 Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Training (LiPS)
    Facilitator: Lisa Brooks, Commonwealth Learning Center 
    August 14-17, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  
    PL-CI-922 Orton Gillingham Level 1: Associate Level Coursework
    Facilitator: Mary Briggs, Commonwealth Learning Center 
     July 24-27, 31; August 1, 2, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    PL-CI-924 Nancibell Visualizing and Verbalizing
    Facilitator: Shadi Tayarani 
    June 29-30, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
    Course FULL 
    Mathematics  
    PL-CI-132 Mathematics & Mindset:  Research and Strategies to Transform Mathematics Instruction and Learning (PK-12)
    Facilitator: Molly Rawding 
    May 31; September 6, 27, 2017
    3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. 
    Registration Closed 
    PL-CI-170 Multiplication and Division Facts for the Whole-to-Part, Visual Learner (3-8)
    Facilitator: Christopher Woodin, Landmark School 
     July 24, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
    PL-CI-250 Making Sense of Fractional Understanding (1-7) 
    Facilitators: Megan Arseneau and Donna Sorila 
     August 14, 15, 16, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    PL-CI-251 Assessing Math Concepts (AMC) Overview and Training (K-2)
    Facilitators: Linda Menkis and Sarah Majors 
     August 18, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
     PL-CI-261 Mathematics & Mindset 2: Back to Class (Math Coaches and Department Heads)
    Facilitators: Linda Menkis and Dr. Jo Boaler 
    July 6, 27; August 10, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
    Registration Closed  
     
     Pedagogy  
    PL-CI-100 Roadmap to Research: Guided Inquiry Design and Project Based Learning (5-12) 
    Facilitators: Harriet Wallen and Melinda Webster Loof 
    August 1-3, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
    Course Cancelled 
    PL-CI-110 Straight from the Source: Close Readings for Elementary Social Studies (2-5)
    Facilitator: Primary Source  
    June 27, 2017
    8:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
    Course Cancelled 
    PL-CI-110A Straight from the Source Part II: Planning for Integration (2-5)
    Facilitator: Alex Kuschel 
     June 27, 2017
    12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
    Course Cancelled 
    PL-CI-123 Teaching with Academic Conversations (PK-12)
    Facilitator: Catherine Murphy 
     July 25, 26; September 27, 2017
    PL-CI-139 College Readiness and Postsecondary Education Options (7-12)
    Facilitator: Mike Law 
    June 26-28, 2017
    PL-CI-150 Executive Functioning Impact on Written and Social Language (PK-5)
    Facilitators: Karen Grabowski and Kristine Wiltz                                     
    July 11, 12; December 19, 2017
    PL-CI-301 Connecting Literacy and Inquiry Science: Talking, Writing, and Reading as Tools of Science (K-5)
    Facilitators: Jeff Winokur and Martha Heller-Winokur 
     June 28, 29, 30, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
    PL-CI-517 Effective Teacher: Leading and Learning (PK-12)
    Facilitator: Deb Merriam, Teachers21 
     August 7-11, 2017
    8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m. 
     Technology  
    PL-TCH-801 Back-to-School Gradebook Refresher (6-12) Facilitators: Cheryl Kelleher, Sarah Robson, and Leah Puffer
     August 23, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
    PL-TCH-853 Introduction to Google Calendar 
    Facilitator: Rina Farber-Mazor 
     Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    3:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
    PL-TCH-853 Introduction to Google Calendar 
    Facilitator: Rina Farber-Mazor 
    August 22, 2017
    9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. 
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    PL-TCH-854 Introduction to NEW Google Sites 
    Facilitator: Rina Farber-Mazor 
      August 23, 2017
    9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.  
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    PL-TCH-859 Lesser-Known Google Tools for Organization
    Facilitator: Rina Farber-Mazor 
      August 24, 2017
    9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.  
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    PL-TCH-860 Back to School G-Suite: Mail, Drive, Contacts, & Calendar
    Facilitator: Lisah Rhodes 
     August 9, 2017 More Information and Register
    PL-TCH-999 Lex Tech Academy (PK-12) 
    Facilitators: Instructional Technology Specialists
    June 27, 28, 29, 2017
    9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
     CPR & AED 
    PL-HE-1032 CPR & AED for Workplace, Family, and Friends - Complete Certification Course
    Facilitator: Eamonn Sheehan 
     Wednesday, August 23, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
    Course FULL 
    Unit D Professional Learning
     
    PL-UD-114 ASPEN: Next Steps - Advanced Training for Administrative Assistants and Office Support 
    Facilitator: Cheryl Kelleher 
     Thursday, May 18, 2017
    1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
    PL-UD-858 Moving Toward GMail
    Facilitators: Rina Farber-Mazor and David Wininger 
     
     Thursday, May 18, 2017
    1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
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