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Announcements

Seminars:

 

April 9--Assessment

4:30 Lowell Scott Middle School--Corner of McMillan and Eagle Rds

April 17--Learning Mindset; Personal Narratives

4:30--Louies Pizza

Jon Bender, Dr. Kevin Talbert

May 5--Final Reflection for Mindset

Boise--Boise Watershed Ed. Ctr.

May 7--4:30  Final Reflection for Mindset

Post Falls High

 

Future Professional Development Opportunities

Economics and the Environment Institute--McCall--Hunt Lodge, August 4-7, 2014
Foundation for Teaching Economics will present EE once again, only this time in McCall.  This is a class relevant for almost all classes and content areas.  Free rooms, materials, available credits, travel stipend

Mindset by Carol Dweck; book study--in partnership with NWPE
  March 3 (organizational meeting) through May 7 
  All teachers welcome to join.  Book is divided into four sections, one every 2 weeks.  If working with a group, discussions should take place during the two weeks.  Discussion questions will be posted on Edmodo and participants will be expected to share indiv. thoughts and group discussion elements in online conversations.  Credit--$55; $10 Registration Fee 

 

 

Teacher Survey

Please Fill out our Professional Development Survey

You are invited to complete a professional development survey sponsored by Northwest Professional Educators, TeachIdaho, and the Idaho Charter School Network. 

Survey results will assist the organizations in providing meaningful, practical professional development to advance instructional excellence and student achievement.  All educators who complete the survey will be provided with the results.

 

PD Survey:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7BDWRGD

 

 

 


 


 



SUPPORT FOR EDUCATORS

 

Teach Idaho provides resources that work for you.  

  • Learning communities that connect teachers by grade level and subject matter.
  • Information on professional development
  • Links to lessons and curricula
  • Mentoring for new teachers and ABCTE teachers
  • A network of retired “Master” teachers who can help you with research, lesson development, or classroom management techniques.

Master teachers include: 

  • Bob Firman, Westinghouse Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, First "on-line" Math Instructor in Idaho
  • Patricia Pierose, Language Arts Teacher
  • Judy Samer, Language Arts
  • Jim Coughlin, Language Arts Teacher of the Year
  • Mark Purdy, Chemistry Teacher, Albertson Foundation Technology Fellow
  • Denise Dunne, K-4 Master Teacher
  • Jennifer Kurdy, Autism Specialist
  • Michael Kurdy, Social Studies Master Teacher, School-within-a-School Specialist
  • Chris Niebrand, Peer Assistant Program, Founder and Past Director
  • Liza Long, Past Chair of General Education, Brown-Mackey, writer

  


 

 

USING PARTNERSHIPS TO EXTEND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

So much knowledge is accessible to everyone today.  With the internet and social media
so prolific with information, teachers have many ways to share, learn and grow.  Better teachers create better student learners.

img3See What Our Partners are doing on their website, and on our CALENDAR

TEACHIDAHO PARTNERSHIPS

  NORTHWEST PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS

 http://www.nwpe.org

  STEM IDAHO

 http://www.stemidaho.org

   IDAHO LEADS
 http://education.boisestate.edu/idaholeads/what-is-the-idaho-leads-project/

  
   CELEBRATION OF TEACHING: MENTORS OF THE YEAR
http://education.boisestate.edu/celebrationofteaching/
  

   TVEP
http://www.unitedwaytv.org/OurWork/Education/TreasureValleyEducationPartnership.aspx
  

 "WE LOVE TEACHERS"
http://weloveteachers.org/index.php 

 

IDAHO DIGITAL LEARNING ACADEMY (in the works) 

http://www.idahodigitallearning.org/

    "TEACHTEACHERS TECH FAIR" 

 IDAHO ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS

www.idschadm.org

 

     "SUMMER WORKSHOPS"

If you have any ideas about future partnerships, let us know.