LearnUFT courses in Brooklyn

LearnUFT courses are now available at the UFT's Brooklyn borough office! The fee to register is $30 per course for teachers and $15 per course for paraprofessionals. Participants will receive two CTLE hours per course. 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 Brooklyn borough office is located at 335 Adams Street. See directions »

Upcoming sessions
  • Educating Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (LearnUFT Brooklyn)
    March 9, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Brooklyn teachers and paraprofessionals, 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. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • The Power of Formative Assessments (LearnUFT Brooklyn)
    March 9, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

  • Deconstructing Complex Sentences for Improved Comprehension and Language (LearnUFT Brooklyn)
    March 9, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

    The Deconstructing Complex Sentences strategy and approach integrates content area (social studies and science) learning and language development. Consisting of multiple steps that address vocabulary knowledge, the relationship between various ideas expressed through transitional/signal words, and ultimately reading comprehension, learners will improve in reading and writing complex sentences. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Educating Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (LearnUFT Brooklyn)
    March 9, 2019 - 12:15pm - 2:15pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Brooklyn teachers and paraprofessionals, 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. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • The Power of Formative Assessments (LearnUFT Brooklyn)
    March 9, 2019 - 12:15pm - 2:15pm

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

  • Deconstructing Complex Sentences for Improved Comprehension and Language (LearnUFT Brooklyn)
    March 9, 2019 - 12:15pm - 2:15pm

    The Deconstructing Complex Sentences strategy and approach integrates content area (social studies and science) learning and language development. Consisting of multiple steps that address vocabulary knowledge, the relationship between various ideas expressed through transitional/signal words, and ultimately reading comprehension, learners will improve in reading and writing complex sentences. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • ELLs in the Mathematics Classroom (LearnUFT Brooklyn)
    March 28, 2019 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Brooklyn teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will describe the characteristics of language performance at each proficiency level. Participants will also be able to name strategies that can be implemented at each proficiency level to provide students with access to mathematical problems. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Strengthening Literacy Skills Through Vocabulary Instruction: What's the Word? (LearnUFT Brooklyn)
    March 28, 2019 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Brooklyn 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.

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