Posts by nglissmann

Common Sense Media: “5 Tech Tools for Kids in Crisis”

Posted by on September 26, 2016 in Professional Development, Resources | Comments Off on Common Sense Media: “5 Tech Tools for Kids in Crisis”

Apps, sites, and text hotlines help kids cope with issues from cyberbullying to suicide. Christine Elgersma Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one 9/6/2016  Many parents wonder how they would fare as a teenager in a world filled with social media drama, texting troubles, and cyberbullying. Whether they’re the cause or symptomatic of deeper issues, the same tools kids use to connect can also trigger anxiety, depression, and even thoughts of suicide. For today’s struggling kids, there’s some hope. Popular apps, sites, and services offer guidance and help when, where, and how kids...

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Professional Development and Calendar Events for the Week of September 25-October 1, 2016

Posted by on September 26, 2016 in Meetings, Online Learning, Professional Development, Workshop | Comments Off on Professional Development and Calendar Events for the Week of September 25-October 1, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016 Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB) Regional Meeting, Region 10 – Rifle, 11-2:00 p.m. – For more information, please click here. Facing History and Ourselves Online Workshop: Teaching the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, September 26-30 – For more information and registration, please click here. International Conference on Environmental Education, Estes Park, September 26-28, 2016 – For more information and registration, please click here. Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB) Regional...

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Professional Development and Calendar Events for the Week of September 18-24, 2016

Posted by on September 18, 2016 in Professional Development, Workshop | Comments Off on Professional Development and Calendar Events for the Week of September 18-24, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016 Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB)  Fall Regional Meeting, Region 6 – Colorado Springs, 4:30-8:30 p.m. – For more information, please click here. Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB) Fall Regional Meeting, Region 6 – Leadville, 4:30-8:30 – For more information, please click here. Thursday, September 22, 2016 Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics (CCTM) Conference, September 22-23, 2016 – For more information and registration, please click here. Friday, September 23, 2016 Colorado...

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Colorado Science Conference for Professional Development

Posted by on September 18, 2016 in Conference, Professional Development | Comments Off on Colorado Science Conference for Professional Development

The Colorado Science Conference for Professional Development will be held November 18th at the Denver Merchandise Mart.  Registration for the 2016 Conference is now open.   Be sure to register before 11:59 p.m., MDT, October 27, 2016 to attend at a discount!  Click here to register.   Keynote Speak for the Conference is Dr. Mary Gromko   Dr. Mary Gromko President-NSTA Dr. Mary Gromko is the president of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). Gromko is currently a retired science educator in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dr. Gromko has been a devoted teacher and dedicated...

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Check out the Donnell-Kay Blog: Valuable Information & Resources

Posted by on September 18, 2016 in Professional Development, Resources, Webinars | Comments Off on Check out the Donnell-Kay Blog: Valuable Information & Resources

What Does it Take to Navigate our Education System? by Rebecca Kisner To kick off the 11th season of DK Hot Lunch, we’re hosting EdNavigator, a New Orleans-based nonprofit launched in 2015. EdNavigator supports families as they navigate and engage with the school system. Local employers provide EdNavigator’s services – personalized educational support – as a benefit to their employees. Participating employees (parents) are paired with expert Navigators who “help them choose schools, understand and track their child’s progress, support learning at home, and advocate for their children’s...

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