LearnUFT courses in the Bronx

LearnUFT courses are now available at the UFT's Bronx 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 Bronx borough office is located at 2500 Halsey Street. See directions »

Upcoming sessions
  • Getting to Know Our ELLs: The Language Proficiency Levels of Our Students (LearnUFT Bronx)
    October 3, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx teachers and paraprofessionals, 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. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • Understanding Equality: Its Role in Developing Algebraic Reasoning (LearnUFT Bronx)
    October 3, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will represent and engage in mathematical problem-solving tasks to deepen algebraic thinking, analyze the difference between operational and relational understanding of the equal sign and identify misconceptions students have regarding the use and purpose of the equal sign. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • First Things First (LearnUFT Bronx)
    October 6, 2018 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will examine beliefs about home language and culture to ensure the whole child comes into the classroom, consider the value of strengthening a child's first language to foster learning and develop proficiency in English and explore strategies to scaffold instruction for children in the classroom. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • Roll the Dice: Fostering Mathematical Fluency (LearnUFT Bronx)
    October 6, 2018 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx paraprofessionals, participants will be exposed to research that suggests games are a way to build conceptual understanding and fluency, play games that are designed to develop place value and algebraic thinking and reasoning skills and plan adaptations that allow participation by diverse groups of learners. This workshop is for paraprofessionals only. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • First Things First (LearnUFT Bronx)
    October 6, 2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will examine beliefs about home language and culture to ensure the whole child comes into the classroom, consider the value of strengthening a child's first language to foster learning and develop proficiency in English and explore strategies to scaffold instruction for children in the classroom. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • Roll the Dice: Fostering Mathematical Fluency (LearnUFT Bronx)
    October 6, 2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx paraprofessionals, participants will be exposed to research that suggests games are a way to build conceptual understanding and fluency, play games that are designed to develop place value and algebraic thinking and reasoning skills and plan adaptations that allow participation by diverse groups of learners. This workshop is for paraprofessionals only. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • Developing Critical Thinkers: Engaging in Collaborative Discussions (LearnUFT Bronx)
    October 9, 2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx teachers and paraprofessionals, educators will gain valuable questioning strategies to promote students' thinking and learning, learn what constitutes quality questioning and effective discussion in order to actively engage students in productive discourse and understand how to create structures so that all students are able to answer and ask quality questions. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • Strategic Learning: The Five Guiding Principles of ELL Instruction (LearnUFT Bronx)
    October 9, 2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx teachers and paraprofessionals, particpants 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. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • Knowing and Supporting Students with ADHD (LearnUFT Bronx)
    October 9, 2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx paraprofessionals, participants will define attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), identify characteristics that signal ADHD and explore strategies for supporting students with ADHD. This workshop is for paraprofessionals only. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • Strategic Learning: The Five Guiding Principles of ELL Instruction (LearnUFT Bronx)
    October 11, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Bronx teachers and paraprofessionals, particpants 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. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

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