The Member Benefits Fair will be held on Friday, October 14th from 4:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. at Dolce-Basking Ridge. There will also be two workshops, Financial Security and Privatization: Organizing the Fight from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. (Register separately for workshops) I have attached flyers with the details. Workshops are optional. Members can come to either or both.
CCSS: Higher Order Questioning Strategies
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) place a strong emphasis upon the ability of students to apply knowledge to new and novel situations. In order to better prepare students for the rigor of the CCSS, teachers must now model the type of thinking required by the CCSS through higher order questioning. This approach creates a learning environment that is conducive to growth by asking students to be explicit about their thinking, incorporate what they already know into new situations, and…
Kaleidoscope: An Introduction to Learning Styles
Youngsters, like adults, have preferred paths called learning styles that drive their approach to acquiring and mastering knowledge. Participants learn how to identify their students’ individual learning styles and the implications those learning styles hold for guiding a teacher’s instructional strategies. Both theory and practical techniques and ideas are included. A portion of the workshop explores opportunities for continued learning on this topic.
Autism: Learning About the Autism Spectrum
With an increasing number of students who are identified with some form of autism, classroom teachers have many questions about autism and the various diagnoses. This presentation will explore the issues important to school personnel, such as features of autism and the autism spectrum.
XYZ’s of Retirement
- Letter to NJEA members on Christie’s SEHBP lieHere is the letter that was sent to all NJEA members today in response to Gov. Christie’s letter containing lies about health care premiums: “Dear NJEA member, Chris Christie is up to his old tricks again, lying to NJEA members in an attempt to divide our membership.” Click through for Continue reading at NJEA... […]