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May 20, 2019

May 21, 2019

  • The Power of Formative Assessments (LearnUFT Bronx) Workshop 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    2500 Halsey St., (entrance on Commerce Ave.),
    Bronx, NY

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will focus on how to use formative assessments to check for understanding to guide student learning and instructional practice. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Queens Parent Workshop: Release Workshop 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    97-77 Queens Blvd., 8th floor,
    Queens, NY

    Queens parents are invited to a workshop from the UFT and Hey There Beautiful about self-care and time management. Child care, coffee and tea will be provided.

May 22, 2019

  • RTC - Northern NJ Annual Luncheon Annual event 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    14 Sylvan Avenue,
    Englewood , NJ

    Join us at our Northern NJ annual luncheon. Gerri Herskowitz, Director, UFTWF Retiree Programs will be the speaker. Cost per person is $44. Registration code: JS 600.

  • Delegate Assembly Meeting 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    52 Broadway,
    New York, NY

    UFT chapter leaders and delegates are invited to attend this monthly meeting of the UFT Delegate Assembly.

May 23, 2019

  • From Here to There: Engaging in Historical Thinking (LearnUFT Bronx) Workshop 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    2500 Halsey St., (entrance on Commerce Ave.),
    Bronx, NY

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will explore strategies for engaging students in historical thinking using arts aligned tools to build historical awareness. Participants will also analyze multiple sources in order to make claims as they interpret historical events. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • From Here to There: Engaging in Historical Thinking (LearnUFT Brooklyn) Workshop 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    335 Adams St.,
    Brooklyn, NY

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Brooklyn teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will explore strategies for engaging students in historical thinking using arts aligned tools to build historical awareness. Participants will also analyze multiple sources in order to make claims as they interpret historical events. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Strategic Learning: The Five Guiding Principles of ELL Instruction (LearnUFT Brooklyn) Workshop 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    335 Adams St.,
    Brooklyn, NY

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Brooklyn teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will explore strategies for engaging students in historical thinking using arts aligned tools to build historical awareness. Participants will also analyze multiple sources in order to make claims as they interpret historical events. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Using Assessment in Instruction (LearnUFT High Schools) Workshop 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    52 Broadway, New York,
    NY

    In this LearnUFT workshop for high school teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will become familiar with innovative and engaging student-centered assessment strategies. We will explore methods of checking for understanding designed to both challenge students and help them meet their learning targets. Additional topics to be discussed include: creating student-friendly rubrics, providing quality feedback, and developing methods of student self-assessment. Two CTLE hours will be awarded.

  • Paraprofessional Chapter Meeting Meeting 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
    52 Broadway,
    New York, NY, 10004

    This is the monthly Paraprofessional Representative Meeting.

May 25, 2019

  • Getting to Know Our ELLs: Understanding the Language Proficiency Levels of Our Students (LearnUFT Queens) Workshop 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    97-77 Queens Blvd.,
    Rego Park, NY, 11374

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will participants will describe the various student attributes for their designated language proficiency levels, use the New Language Progressions to design instruction for ELL students and incorporate strategies to increase interaction and critical thinking for ELL students. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Strategic Learning: The Five Guiding Principles of ELL Instruction (LearnUFT Queens) Workshop 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    97-77 Queens Blvd.,
    Rego Park, NY, 11374

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will explore research-based core principles as a frame for ENL instruction, practice engaging instructional strategies to increase ELL students’ access to content, reflect on how specific strategies promote integration of content and methodology and build a toolbox of techniques for integrated ENL classrooms. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Strengthening Literacy Skills Through Vocabulary Instruction: What's the Word? (LearnUFT Queens) Workshop 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    97-77 Queens Blvd.,
    Rego Park, NY, 11374

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will examine the research that demonstrates how continuous vocabulary development strengthens students as independent learners, unpack the Common Core Language Standards for vocabulary and learn strategies for explicit instruction of vocabulary. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Getting to Know Our ELLs: Understanding the Language Proficiency Levels of Our Students (LearnUFT Queens) Workshop 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    97-77 Queens Blvd.,
    Rego Park, NY, 11374

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will participants will describe the various student attributes for their designated language proficiency levels, use the New Language Progressions to design instruction for ELL students and incorporate strategies to increase interaction and critical thinking for ELL students. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Strategic Learning: The Five Guiding Principles of ELL Instruction (LearnUFT Queens) Workshop 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    97-77 Queens Blvd.,
    Rego Park, NY, 11374

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will explore research-based core principles as a frame for ENL instruction, practice engaging instructional strategies to increase ELL students’ access to content, reflect on how specific strategies promote integration of content and methodology and build a toolbox of techniques for integrated ENL classrooms. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

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