Parent University: October 25, 2016
Opening: 7 PM MS Library
Session I: 7:15-7:55
Session II: 8:00-8:45
(Parents will have the opportunity to attend two of the following workshops.)
Gina Faust: How to Improve Your Child's Literacy Skills
We will discuss how to inspire a love of reading, creating reading habits (strategies to habits), genre studies, writing in our real lives, and finding ways to weave literacy into daily work.
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Click here for Gina Faust's Tool Kit
Dr. Eric Sundberg: Understanding the New Social Studies Curriculum
We will discuss the instructional shifts in social studies in light of the New York State Social Studies Framework and how these relate to shifts occurring in other disciplines. Dr. Sundberg will present some new resources that Jericho is using at the elementary and secondary level.
Linda Alesi: Understanding Canvas
Stop by this session to learn about Canvas, Jericho’s new Learning Management System. Computers will be available but you are welcome to bring your own device.
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Dr. Elaine Margarita: Learning a New Language at Jericho Schools
This workshop will present information about the latest news in language learning, national standards, and opportunities at Jericho Schools. New staff members in the World Language Department will share strategies and fun activities they use in their classes to make language learning fun.
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Hank Grishman: Chat with the Superintendent
Have a question for the Superintendent? Come by and chat with him in a unique and open session.