NEW (and FREE!) Resources for Class of 2020 Graduation

Did you know Class of 2020 students may begin their capstone or work/service efforts THIS SUMMER! In our recent blog Operation Graduation: Get Ready for the Class of 2020, we shared information on the state’s proposed changes to graduation requirements.  The most recent ODE guidance stated that students may begin this work during the summer before their senior year.  Given the terrible tornadoes and high winds last week, there are many areas that need additional volunteers. Your students could be serving your community AND working towards diploma requirements at the same time!  

Check out the NEW  Capstone and Work/Service Guidance and Toolkits to learn how your students can begin their work now.

Operation Graduation Design Labs Expanded

Operation Graduation Design Labs are for high school leadership teams (administrators and counselors) to design strategies to implement Ohio’s modified  graduation requirements for the Class of 2020. At each event, EnvisionEdPlus is partnering with school districts and ESCs implementing strategies that can be replicated and scaled to meet Ohio’s Class of 2020 graduation options. Choose any one of our Design Lab locations because they all follow the same agenda with the same content.  

June 18 – Liberty Local School District @ Liberty High School (1 Leopard Way, Youngstown, OH 44505).

NEW: June 19 – in partnership with Montgomery Co ESC * @Dayton Metro Library (Wilmington-Stroop Branch, 3980 Wilmington Pike, Dayton OH 43429). This event is offered in partnership with the Mongomery County Educational Service Center exclusively for member districts, who should register on MCESC website  

June 25 – Kenton City School District @ Administrative Office (222 W Carrol St, Kenton, OH 43326).

August 6 – Canal Winchester Local School District @ Professional Learning Center (100 Washington St, Canal Winchester OH 43110).

August  7 – Graham Local School District @ Graham Middle School (9644 US-36, St Paris, OH 43072).

REGISTER HERE to attend the Design Lab closest to you. Do you have questions?  Do you need support? Just give me a shout!

~Michele Timmons, EnvisionEdPlus President, (michele@envisionedplus.com 614.893.7341)

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Supporting Families (Level 1) Consider the differences between engaging and supporting eight types of parents or family members you might encounter. Reflect on your past experiences with each of those types. Create and implement an action plan to improve your support for families who need it. 0.00 2020/07/17 2022/03/24 6
STEAMing Up Literacy (Level 1) The content in this course is designed to begin your understanding of STEAM integration (design thinking) and apply this knowledge to your own classroom. You will have the opportunity to implement a mini lesson and receive feedback about your lesson. Two “office hours” will be available to chat with the instructor and others enrolled in this course. 0.00 2021/01/09 2022/03/24 5
Trauma Brain (Level 1) The brain is constantly changing and molding in response to the environment. These changes impact student learning. This is especially true in terms of trauma. This training is designed to help participants learn what goes on in the brain and how they can set up a learning environment for each of the students in their class. 0.00 2021/01/30 2022/03/24 4
STEAMing Up Literacy (Level 2) The content in this course is designed to begin your understanding of Problem Based Learning(PBL) and apply this knowledge to your own classroom. You will have the opportunity to implement a mini lesson and receive feedback about your lesson. 0.00 2021/02/23 2022/03/24 5
High Quality Literacy Instruction (Level 1 & 2) Core content includes an overview of Ohio’s Plan to Raise Literacy Achievement, evidence-based literacy practices, and resources and tools for literacy instruction. Participants will create, implement and improve two classroom-based literacy strategies (in-person, blended or remote). 0.00 2021/02/23 2022/03/24 5
Supporting Families (Level 2) In Engaging Families Through Support - Level 1, you learned about eight types of parents/caregivers and reflected on your past experiences with each type, culminating in a plan to better engage specific types as partners in their children's education. During this 8-hour asynchronous course you will delve deeper in your understanding of the eight types of parents/caregivers by speaking with individual family members you work with, discovering what they need from you and your program, and implementing an action plan informed by the actual families you serve. Doing so will give you sustainable skills and strategies to build stronger family engagement year after year. 0.00 2021/03/07 2022/03/30 6
Differentiated & Engaged Instruction (Level 1) Differentiation is effective instruction that is responsive to the learner’s preferences, interests and their readiness. It could be explained as a framework for thinking about your teaching and your student’s learning. This course discusses differentiation as an effective teaching tool. Included are many resources and strategies to help meet the learning needs of each student. Participants will learn through various articles, videos, examples, strategies and resources to adapt lessons to meet the needs of each student in their classrooms. 0.00 2021/03/18 2022/03/24 5
Trauma Brain (Level 2) This course gives an advanced understanding of the brain. including differences between “active” and “relational” based brains, trauma-related behaviors, and strategies to reach and teach trauma-impacted students so that they can re-engage in learning. Participants will learn about the range of thinking that a brain does, explore how students fit into the range of thinking, and discover healthy ways of engaging the full range of thinking. 0.00 2021/05/31 2022/03/24 4
Differentiated & Engaged Instruction (Level 2) This 8-hour, self-paced course is facilitated by Laurie Trotter, an EnvisionEdPlus Instructional Specialist. The course explores advanced differentiation as an effective instructional method that is responsive to the learner’s preferences and interests. Create, implement, and improve a lesson plan to engage all learners. Participants will learn through various articles, videos, examples, strategies, and resources to be able to be proficient in starting to adapt lessons to meet all needs of students in their classroom. Prerequisite: Differentiated and Engaged Instruction (Bronze Badge). 0.00 2021/05/31 2022/03/24 5
Creativity Belongs in the Classroom (Level 1) Encourage lifelong learning, improve focus, reduce anxiety and enhance thinking in your classroom or program. Creativity is a learned and trained process for getting the most out of higher level thinking and problem solving of your students. Learn how to embed creativity easily into your lessons, using strategies that will help unlock your students ability to be innovative thinkers and problem solvers. This course is appropriate for anyone who works with youth and also satisfies the HQPD Gifted competencies of A, B, and D. 0.00 2022/01/14 2022/04/10 5

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