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Tuesday, August 6
 

8:00am

1st Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 9

8:00am

2nd Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D2

8:00am

Kindergarten Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 8

8:00am

Literacy Connections in Grade 1 Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 2

8:00am

Literacy Connections in Grade 2 Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 3

8:00am

Literacy Connections in Kinder Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 1

8:00am

Pre-K English Fountas & Pinnell Classroom System
FPC is a coherent literacy system based on responsive teaching using an inquiry-rich, multi-text approach through Interactive Read Aloud and Shared Reading. Participants will understand how to make the most of the instructional materials to create a rich literacy environment that supports reading and writing.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom C1

8:00am

Pre-K Spanish Classroom System
Bilingual Teachers will understand how to use their Spanish materials to implement a system similar to FPC, a coherent literacy system based on responsive teaching using an inquiry-rich, multi-text approach through Interactive Read Aloud and Shared Reading. Participants will understand how to make the most of the instructional materials to create a rich literacy environment that supports reading and writing.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D1

8:00am

Irving Regional Day School for the Deaf Total Communication Philosophy: The Impact of Teachers Sign Skills on the Language Development of Deaf and Hearing Impaired Students (Grades 3 - 5)
Using the current district communication philosophy, teachers will brainstorm and develop components of the sign system they will use during the instructional day to support students language development and growth. Teachers will also learn how to evaluate their students language using various formal and informal assessments.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 12

9:45am

1st Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 9

9:45am

2nd Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D2

9:45am

Building a Writer's Brain: Writing Through Civics Education (Grades K-2)
Have you ever noticed that almost every writing prompt on the STAAR has a civics based prompt? In this session, we will explore the relationship between Social Studies and STAAR Writing. We will discuss ways to help confidence though build background knowledge, and empower students as they grow as writers

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom B1

9:45am

Kindergarten Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 8

9:45am

Literacy Connections In Grade 1 Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom B2

9:45am

Literacy Connections In Grade 2 Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom C2

9:45am

Literacy Connections In Kinder Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom A2

9:45am

Pre-K- Shared Reading: Developing Early Reading Behaviors
Participants will gain an understanding of how to help children experience the reading process before they can read and write. Awareness of print and how print works, how to help children gain control of early reading behaviors, and how to choose appropriate texts for Shared Reading.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D1

9:45am

Pre-K- Shared Reading: Developing Early Reading Behaviors
Participants will gain an understanding of how to help children experience the reading process before they can read and write. Awareness of print and how print works, how to help children gain control of early reading behaviors, and how to choose appropriate texts for Shared Reading.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom C1

12:45pm

1st Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 9

12:45pm

2nd Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D2

12:45pm

Kindergarten Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 8

12:45pm

Literacy Connections in Grade 1 Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 2

12:45pm

Literacy Connections in Grade 2 Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 3

12:45pm

Literacy Connections in Kinder Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 1

12:45pm

Pre-K Math and Science
Join us for the first Science SWAG for the 2019-2020 school year. We will highlight the updates to our curriculum, as well as any important information you would need to be successful this year during your Science time. These sessions will help you get your "SWAG on" in math and science and be ready to start the year. Participants will need their laptops to access to the curriculum.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom C1

12:45pm

Pre-K- Interactive Writing
How to compose messages in a dynamic, collaborative literacy event in which children compose and write together at points selected by the teacher for instructional value. Participants will understand the role of oral language in determining the text’s purpose, and the writing process when composing, constructing, and re-reading the details of text.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D1

12:45pm

Veterans in the Classroom Present: Civics through the Eyes of a Soldier (Grades K-2)
In this session, a veteran of the United States armed forces will discuss key aspects of civics education in the United States through the inspiring eyes of a soldier. In addition, the presenter will disucss the "Veterans in the Classroom" program, where a veterans can provide an excellent supliment to your civics instruction through lessons, discussions, guest readers, and a wide variety of other methods.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom B1

2:30pm

1st Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 9

2:30pm

2nd Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D2

2:30pm

Irving Museum Education in the Social Studies or Science Classroom (Grades K-2)
Join us as we present the amazing new resources of the Irving Museum. Bring learning to life in your classroom with the help of the amazing new digital programs and resources of our friends at the museum.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom B1

2:30pm

Kindergarten Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 8

2:30pm

Literacy Connections In Grade 1 Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom B2

2:30pm

Literacy Connections In Grade 2 Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom C2

2:30pm

Literacy Connections In Kinder Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom A2

2:30pm

Pre-K Math and Science
Join us for the first Science SWAG for the 2019-2020 school year. We will highlight the updates to our curriculum, as well as any important information you would need to be successful this year during your Science time. These sessions will help you get your "SWAG on" in math and science and be ready to start the year. Participants will need their laptops to access to the curriculum.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom C1

2:30pm

Pre-K- Interactive Writing
How to compose messages in a dynamic, collaborative literacy event in which children compose and write together at points selected by the teacher for instructional value. Participants will understand the role of oral language in determining the text’s purpose, and the writing process when composing, constructing, and re-reading the details of text.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D1
 
Wednesday, August 7
 

8:00am

3rd Grade GT Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools. Teachers will walk away with tools for spelling instruction, book clubs (lit circles), and shared inquiry.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 9

8:00am

3rd Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 7

8:00am

4th/5th Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 8

8:00am

Literacy Connections In Grade 3 Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 1

8:00am

Literacy Connections in Grade 4 Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 2

8:00am

Literacy Connections in Grade 5 Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 3

8:00am

Veterans in the Classroom Present: Civics through the Eyes of a Soldier (Grades 3-5)
In this session, a veteran of the United States armed forces will discuss key aspects of civics education in the United States through the inspiring eyes of a soldier. In addition, the presenter will disucss the "Veterans in the Classroom" program, where a veterans can provide an excellent supliment to your civics instruction through lessons, discussions, guest readers, and a wide variety of other methods.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom B1

8:00am

Irving Regional Day School for the Deaf Total Communication Philosophy: The Impact of Teachers Sign Skills on the Language Development of Deaf and Hearing Impaired Students (Grades PreK - 2)
Using the current district communication philosophy, teachers will brainstorm and develop components of the sign system they will use during the instructional day to support students language development and growth. Teachers will also learn how to evaluate their students language using various formal and informal assessments.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039

9:45am

3rd Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 7

9:45am

4th Grade GT Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools. Teachers will walk away with tools for spelling instruction, book clubs (lit circles), and shared inquiry.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 9

9:45am

4th/5th Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 8

9:45am

Building a Writer's Brain: Writing Through Civics Education Grades 3-5)
Have you ever noticed that almost every writing prompt on the STAAR has a civics based prompt? In this session, we will explore the relationship between Social Studies and STAAR Writing. We will discuss ways to help confidence though build background knowledge, and empower students as they grow as writers

Wednesday August 7, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom B1

9:45am

Literacy Connections In Grade 3 Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom A2

9:45am

Literacy Connections In Grade 4 Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom B2

9:45am

Literacy Connections In Grade 5 Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom C2

12:45pm

3rd Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 7

12:45pm

4th/5th Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 8

12:45pm

5th Grade GT Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools. Teachers will walk away with tools for spelling instruction, book clubs (lit circles), and shared inquiry.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 9

12:45pm

Literacy Connections In Grade 3 Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 1

12:45pm

Literacy Connections in Grade 4 Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 2

12:45pm

Literacy Connections in Grade 5 Math
Mathematics is a great reason to write! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used to activate metacognition and critical thinking in the math class.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 3

2:30pm

3rd Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 7

2:30pm

4th/5th Grade Responsive Teaching for Literacy
Educators will learn how to meet the literacy and language needs of their students to ensure literacy success by diagnosing and prescribing using data collected through a set of assessment tools.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 8

2:30pm

Irving Museum Education in the Social Studies or Science Classroom (Grades 3-5)
Join us as we present the amazing new resources of the Irving Museum. Bring learning to life in your classroom with the help of the amazing new digital programs and resources of our friends at the museum.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom B1

2:30pm

Literacy Connections In Grade 3 Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom A2

2:30pm

Literacy Connections In Grade 4 Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom B2

2:30pm

Literacy Connections In Grade 5 Science
Science and literacy are better together! Come see how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are used as students learn to think and work as young scientists.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom C2
 
Thursday, August 8
 

8:00am

Elementary and Middle School Math Interventionists Training
This session is designed for both elementary and middle school math interventionists. We will learn and discuss best practices for teaching students who are challenged in the area of mathematics.

Thursday August 8, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D1

8:00am

Irving Regional Day School for the Deaf Total Communication Philosophy: The Impact of Teachers Sign Skills on the Language Development of Deaf and Hearing Impaired Students (High School)
Using the current district communication philosophy, teachers will brainstorm and develop components of the sign system they will use during the instructional day to support students language development and growth. Teachers will also learn how to evaluate their students language using various formal and informal assessments.

Thursday August 8, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039

8:00am

Learning from Human Rights in History with the Dallas Holocaust Museum
Join presenters from the Dallas Holocaust Museum as they present strategies, lessons, and resources which can help students understand how violations of human rights have impacted history and the world around them.

Thursday August 8, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 227

8:00am

Visualizing Mathematics-6th
We will explore mathematical thinking, reasoning,and convincing by exploring what it means to visualize and investigate the big ideas.

Thursday August 8, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 5

8:00am

Visualizing Mathematics-7th
We will explore mathematical thinking, reasoning,and convincing by exploring what it means to visualize and investigate the big ideas.

Thursday August 8, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 6

8:00am

Visualizing Mathematics-8th
We will explore mathematical thinking, reasoning,and convincing by exploring what it means to visualize and investigate the big ideas.

Thursday August 8, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 7

8:00am

Websites, Apps, and Programs . . . Oh My! Irving ISD Digital Resources
With such a large selection of digital resources available to teachers, how can a Social Studies teacher decide which resources would be most effective in their classroom? This session will present a vareity of digital options that would be best for Social Studies teachers to use to enhance their daily instruction.

Thursday August 8, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 229

8:00am

Signature Studies Workshop
The morning session will focus on vertical course alignment with emphasis on industry certification attainment and will provide CTE teachers with an understanding of how courses are selected and sequenced for each pathway. Teachers will learn how to navigate the TEKS for each course and develop curriculum so that key content for certification attainment is covered with greater depth and intensity at each grade level so that certification content is taught throughout the 4-year sequence for each pathway. The afternoon session will focus on key components and accountability of the CTE program and will provide participants with resources and techniques for best practices in CTE including: 1) Non-negotiable: Curriculum; Work-based learning; College and Career Readiness; Labs and project organization. A review of campus and district data will highlight the indicators of successful programs.The session will create an understanding of how the Key Components link to campus accountability.

Thursday August 8, 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom A1

12:45pm

All My Children: Differentiating in Science for ESL and SPED Populations
Do you want to grow your expertise in supporting the needs of ESL and SPED learners? This session will provide you with strategies for scaffolding instruction, modifiying lessons and adjusting your approach to improve student achivement in sub-populations. Participants will need a charged laptop, writing utensils, and open-mind to learn.

Thursday August 8, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 330

12:45pm

Interactive Vocabulary Building
Literacy is the mark of an effective personality. In speeches and conversations, one can benefit from good vocabulary to be marked as a complete and effective speaker. What is the best way to develop one’s vocabulary? How about Ultimate Word Walls or word building games? The use of Ultimate Word Walls (UWW) and vocabulary building games makes learning new words easy and fun. It can also strengthen a student’s command of the academic language. Join our 90 minute interactive session to gain a learning experience on enhancing student acquisition of the science language. Bring your writing utensil and excitement to participate!

Thursday August 8, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 331

12:45pm

Elementary and Middle School Reading Interventionists Training
This session is designed for both elementary and middle school reading interventionists. We will learn and discuss best practices for teaching students who find reading challenging.

Thursday August 8, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D1

12:45pm

Explore Gizmos: Teaching with the 5E Model
Teaching with the 5E Model in Science will enable teachers to effectively use Gizmos in the context of the 5E Model for science instruction. The course combines hands-on activities and Gizmo simulations to enhance student engagement and understanding. Participants discuss the 5E instructional model and its benefits. The instructor demonstrates how Gizmos can be used in the context of each of the 5 E's. Bring your charged laptops, a writing utensil, and come ready to be engaged!

Thursday August 8, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 328

12:45pm

The Power of Vocabulary Instruction
This course is designed to provide Middle School ELAR teachers with practical, powerful techniques to engage students while simultaneously developing content comprehension. Teachers will gain an understanding of how the high-yield strategies can increase student performance and success in all contents.

Thursday August 8, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 3

12:45pm

Word Study for Middle School ELAR Classrooms
Teachers will understand the foundational phonetic skills to help struggling readers. Teachers will gain knowledge on how to diagnose and assist students who may need to improve their fluency proficiency through the use of phonics.

Thursday August 8, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 1

12:45pm

Writer's Workshop for Middle School ELAR
Teachers will gain knowledge on strategies to help students build effective and well connected paragraphs to support a thesis. Teachers will delve into strategies ot use reading to reinforce the writing process.

Thursday August 8, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 2

2:30pm

All My Children: Differentiating in Science for ESL and SPED Populations
Do you want to grow your expertise in supporting the needs of ESL and SPED learners? This session will provide you with strategies for scaffolding instruction, modifiying lessons and adjusting your approach to improve student achivement in sub-populations. Participants will need a charged laptop, writing utensils, and open-mind to learn.

Thursday August 8, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 330

2:30pm

Interactive Vocabulary Building
Literacy is the mark of an effective personality. In speeches and conversations, one can benefit from good vocabulary to be marked as a complete and effective speaker. What is the best way to develop one’s vocabulary? How about Ultimate Word Walls or word building games? The use of Ultimate Word Walls (UWW) and vocabulary building games makes learning new words easy and fun. It can also strengthen a student’s command of the academic language. Join our 90 minute interactive session to gain a learning experience on enhancing student acquisition of the science language. Bring your writing utensil and excitement to participate!

Thursday August 8, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 331
 
Friday, August 9
 

8:00am

Best Practices for the LOTE Classroom
Teachers will learn engaging communicative strategies of teaching in the LOTE classroom to better meet the needs of all students and increase language proficiency.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom A2

8:00am

High School Reading- Achieve 3000 Part 1
The session is designed for both new and returning high school reading teachers. This session will include training on the Achieve 3000 program and provide in depth modeling and instruction on the high school reading curriculum.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D1

8:00am

Irving Regional Day School for the Deaf Total Communication Philosophy: The Impact of Teachers Sign Skills on the Language Development of Deaf and Hearing Impaired Students (Middle School)
Using the current district communication philosophy, teachers will brainstorm and develop components of the sign system they will use during the instructional day to support students language development and growth. Teachers will also learn how to evaluate their students language using various formal and informal assessments.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D2

8:00am

Learning from Human Rights in History with the Dallas Holocaust Museum
Join presenters from the Dallas Holocaust Museum as they present strategies, lessons, and resources which can help students understand how violations of human rights have impacted history and the world around them.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 227

8:00am

The Power of Vocabulary Instruction
This course is designed to provide High School ELAR teachers with practical, powerful techniques to engage students while simultaneously developing content comprehension. Teachers will gain an understanding of how the high-yield strategies can increase student performance and success in all contents.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 4

8:00am

Visualizing Math-Algebra 1
We will explore mathematical thinking, reasoning,and convincing by exploring what it means to visualize and investigate the big ideas.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 6

8:00am

Visualizing Math-Algebra 2-Precal
We will explore mathematical thinking, reasoning,and convincing by exploring what it means to visualize and investigate the big ideas.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 8

8:00am

Visualizing Math-Geometry
We will explore mathematical thinking, reasoning,and convincing by exploring what it means to visualize and investigate the big ideas.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 7

8:00am

Websites, Apps, and Programs . . . Oh My! Irving ISD Digital Resources
With such a large selection of digital resources available to teachers, how can a Social Studies teacher decide which resources would be most effective in their classroom? This session will present a vareity of digital options that would be best for Social Studies teachers to use to enhance their daily instruction.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 229

8:00am

Writer's Workshop for English 3 and 4 Teachers
Teachers will gain knowledge on strategies to help students build effective and well connected paragraphs to support a thesis. Teachers will delve into strategies ot use reading to reinforce the writing process.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:15am
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 3

8:00am

Dyslexia Interventionist Training
This session will cover best practices for dyslexia instruction including updates to curriculum and lesson design.

Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom C1

12:45pm

All My Children: Differentiating in Science for ESL and SPED Populations
Do you want to grow your expertise in supporting the needs of ESL and SPED learners? This session will provide you with strategies for scaffolding instruction, modifiying lessons and adjusting your approach to improve student achivement in sub-populations. Participants will need a charged laptop, writing utensils, and open-mind to learn.

Friday August 9, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 330

12:45pm

Making Science LITeracy Engaging for All
Come join a LITeracy session to learn additional strategies that will motivate students to engage in academic conversations, scaffolding methods for concise writing, and ideas to increase content understanding when interacting with text. We will also model strategies to use for effective interactive note-booking. Bring your laptops, notebooks, and an open mind to experience making Science LITeracy more engaging!”

Friday August 9, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 317

12:45pm

Explore Gizmos: Teaching with the 5E Model
Teaching with the 5E Model in Science will enable teachers to effectively use Gizmos in the context of the 5E Model for science instruction. The course combines hands-on activities and Gizmo simulations to enhance student engagement and understanding. Participants discuss the 5E instructional model and its benefits. The instructor demonstrates how Gizmos can be used in the context of each of the 5 E's. Bring your charged laptops, a writing utensil, and come ready to be engaged!

Friday August 9, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 319

12:45pm

High School Reading- Achieve 3000 Part 2
The session is designed for both new and returning high school reading teachers. This session will include training on the Achieve 3000 program and provide in depth modeling and instruction on the high school reading curriculum.


Friday August 9, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room Junior Ballroom D1

12:45pm

The Power of Vocabulary Instruction
This course is designed to provide High School ELAR teachers with practical, powerful techniques to engage students while simultaneously developing content comprehension. Teachers will gain an understanding of how the high-yield strategies can increase student performance and success in all contents.

Friday August 9, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 4

12:45pm

Writer's Workshop for English I and II Teachers
Teachers will gain knowledge on strategies to help students build effective and well connected paragraphs to support a thesis. Teachers will delve into strategies ot use reading to reinforce the writing process.

Friday August 9, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
  • Room 3

2:30pm

All My Children: Differentiating in Science for ESL and SPED Populations
Do you want to grow your expertise in supporting the needs of ESL and SPED learners? This session will provide you with strategies for scaffolding instruction, modifiying lessons and adjusting your approach to improve student achivement in sub-populations. Participants will need a charged laptop, writing utensils, and open-mind to learn.

Friday August 9, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 330

2:30pm

Making Science LITeracy Engaging for All
Come join a LITeracy session to learn additional strategies that will motivate students to engage in academic conversations, scaffolding methods for concise writing, and ideas to increase content understanding when interacting with text. We will also model strategies to use for effective interactive note-booking. Bring your laptops, notebooks, and an open mind to experience making Science LITeracy more engaging!”

Friday August 9, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Singley Academy 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
  • Room 317
 


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