LearnUFT courses in Queens

LearnUFT courses are now available at the UFT's Queens borough office! The fee to register is $30 per course for teachers and $15 per course for paraprofessionals. Participants will receive two CTLE hours. Courses are available for both teachers and paraprofessionals. In order to ensure that you are not signing up for a course you have already registered for or attended, please check to be sure you are registering for the correct session.

The UFT's Queens borough office is located at 97-77 Queens Blvd. in Rego Park. See directions »

Courses Offered

Educating Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Participants will develop an understanding of autism spectrum disorder and behaviors associated within the spectrum; employ instructional strategies to engage students and address educational needs; and understand the role of the educator in supporting students with autism spectrum disorder.

First Things First
Participants will experience and discuss the seven habits of proficient readers and make a plan to teach a student a new reading strategy to help them be successful.

High-Impact Literacy Strategies
Participants will examine research-based practices to support students before reading complex text, experience pre-reading activities that encourage students to make connections that will foster deeper comprehension and apply strategies that motivate and engage students with task and text.

Strategic Learning: The Five Guiding Principles of ELL Instruction
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.

Working Together: Integrated Partnerships in the ENL Classroom
Participants will understand the value of teacher partnerships when supporting English language learners in the integrated classroom; determine the components of effective co-teaching; and build a toolbox of techniques for the integrated ENL classroom.

Schedule of Courses

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June 2018

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