Office of Elementary Education Modules, Micro-Credentials, and Courses

  • Type of Professional Learning

    Title

    Description

    Registration Information

    Module  Writing Workshop

    The module will provide information on: 

    • Tips and ideas to support reading and writing growth through the reading and writing workshop framework?
    • Review best practices of workshop instruction
    • Planning elements of the mini lesson
    • Data collection and progress monitoring during independent reading and writing time
    This module is intended for ELA teachers. Please contact Deahnna Lane at deahanna.lane@richlandone.org if you have any questions.
    Course #22152
    Module

    Rigorous Reading: Purpose and Modeling

    The purpose of this module is to understand the goal of independent learning and analyze the similarities and differences between independent reading and silent sustained reading (SSR). In addition, participants will examine the four elements of reading conferences and the purpose of reading conferences and understand how to use conferences for formative assessments. This module is intended for ELA teachers. For additional support please contact deahnna.lane@richlandone.org. Course #22146
    Module 

    Strategies for Using the Science SCPASS Coach Book

    This module will provide viewers with effective strategies for using the Science SCPASS Coach Book. This module was created for all 4th grade science teachers.  For additional information you can contact Kyreem Oakes at kyreem.oakes@richlandone.org or at 803-231-6870. Course #21854
    Module 

    Using Number Talks to Build Numeracy

    The intended audience for this module is K-5 teachers. This module explores ways to get students talking about math. The activities presented during the module are from the book Number Talks by Sherry Parish. Participants will look at best practices for implementing number talks, watch a Number Talk video in action, and be shown how to locate resources to get started using number talks immediately. If participants have any questions or need more information, please contact Dr. Bonita Manning-White at bonita.manning-white@richlandone.org or Dr. Cindy Washington at cindy.washington@richlandone.org. Course #21996
    Module

    Curriculum Unit 4 Overview (Elementary ELA)

    This module with give participants an overview of the ELA reading and writing units for quarter 4. This module is intended for ELA teachers in grades 3-5. For additional support regarding the module or content please email deahnn.lane@richlandone.org. Course #22041
    Module 

    18-19 Math SCReady Test Taking Strategies

    This module is intended for math teachers in grades 3-5. Participants will be provided with the most updated information from the South Carolina State Department of Education as well as Richland One. This module also looks at researched based strategies and resources to help teachers prepare for Math SCREADY. If participants have any questions or need more information after viewing this module, please contact Dr. Bonita Manning-White@ bonita.manning-white@richlandone.org. Course #22037
    Module

    Rigorous Reading: Collaborative Conversations

    The purpose of this module is for participants to understand the value and necessity of student peer interaction in collaborative learning settings to enable students to independently read complex texts. This module is intended for teachers of students in grades 3-5.  Please contact deahnna.lane@richlandone.org if you need support or have questions about this module. Course #21982
    Module   

    Word Study Strategies

    This module will introduce teachers to word study strategies given by Dr. Tim Rasinski. These strategies can be used to help engage students in building relationships and meaning within word families. Information in this module is intended for teachers in grades 3-5.  Please contact deahnna.lane@richlandone.org if you need additional support of have questions about this module. Course #21963
    Module

    Making Sense of Fractions through Models, Discussions, and Discovery with Math In Practice

    This module is intended for teachers in grades 3-5. It gives ideas that are presented in Math In Practice books to help students in grades 3-5 make sense of fractions through models, discussions, and discovery. If participants have any questions or need more information, they can contact Dr. Bonita Manning-White at
    bonita.manning-white@richlandone.org
    Course #21997
    Module 

    Deconstructing SC ELA Standards 

    In this module teachers will get an overview of the structure, language and formatting of the standards. They will also see an example of how to deconstruct a standard to find deeper implications for instruction. This module is intended for ELA teachers.  If you need additional support or have questions about this module, please email deahnna.lane@richlandone.org. Course #21999
    Module

    Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

    In this module, participants will explore the meaning of culturally relevant teaching as well as the components that comprise culturally relevant teaching. This module is for teachers in every subject area and at every grade level. If you have any questions, please contact Frank Gause, Secondary Social Studies Consultant, (803) 231-6833. Course #21956
    Module 

    Creating a Climate that Produces an Achievement Mindset

     This module defines what an achievement mindset is and provides insight on how to support children in developing an achievement mindset. This module is for teachers in every subject area and every grade level.If you have any questions, please contact Frank Gause, Secondary Social Studies Consultant, at (803) 231-6833. Course #21954
     Module 

    Six Minute Fluency Training

    In this module you will learn how to use Six Minute Solutions to increase student reading fluency, time on task and work completion.The intended audience for this module is school based reading coaches and Reading Interventionists.  Course #21878
    Module 

    Bringing Curriculum to Life through Instruction and Assessment, Pt 1

     This course examines how social studies teachers can emphasize the fascinating content of Social Studies. Social studies teaching and learning are powerful when they are meaningful, integrative, value-based, challenging, and active. Teachers will examine strategies to engage students in the study of communities and the people who love in them.  This module is for elementary social studies facilitators and grades 3-5 social studies teachers.   Course #21841
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    2018-19 Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow: Building the Future of Social Studies

     This module provides an overview of the 98th NCSS Conference. There is a focus on the marginalization of social studies and increasing its presence in the elementary setting. An argument is made to strengthen the need of social studies education for all students.  This module is for grades 3-5 social studies teachers.  Course # 21827
    Module 

    Marginalization of Social Studies Elementary and Secondary Social

    Students are denied opportunities to succeed in college, career, and civic life when social studies is marginalized. This module provides an overview of the research behind the marginalization of social studies.  The module is for grades 3-12 social studies teachers.  Course #21829
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    Using Curriculum Units to Teach Grade Level Standards

    This module provides a detailed analysis of how the elementary social studies units of study support teachers in teaching grade-level standards in Social Studies.  Course #21836
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    2018-19 Exploring Standards & Themes in Social Studies

     This module takes an in-depth look at standards and themes in social studies. Based on information from the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies and the chapter “Exploring Standards and Themes in Social Studies,” teachers will best explain how standards for social studies could best be revised.  Participants develop an action plan for their school to support students in gaining 10 percentage points in mastery of 5th grade standards as measured by PASS.  This module is for grade 5 Social Studies teachers.   Course #21832
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    Curriculum Pathways: Digital Interactive Maps

    This module demonstrates how to access the Curriculum Pathways website and setup an account for use. This module will highlight some of the features used to make interactive digital maps and instructions on how to add text, lines, and shapes to maps. In addition, the module will show how to save digital maps created as a pdf and email it to a recipient of choice.  This module is for grades 3-12.    Course #21839
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    Trends in Social Studies Education

     

    Participants will explore trends in Social Studies education and examine specifics within the elementary setting. Facilitators will receive presentation to share with school staff.  This module is for elementary social studies facilitators and grades 3-5 social studies teachers.  Course #21826
     Module  

    Exploring Standards and Themes in Social Studies

    This module takes an in-depth look at standards and themes in social studies. Based on information from the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies and the chapter “Exploring Standards and Themes in Social Studies,” teachers will best explain how standards for social studies could best be revised. Participants develop an action plan for their school to support students in gaining 10 percentage points in mastery of 5th grade standards as measured by PASS.  Course #21832
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    Science Best Practices and Instructional Strategies

    This module will equip participants with strategies and best practices that they can utilize in their classrooms. This module is for all science teachers in grades 3-5. Course #21853
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    18-19 Mathematical Process Standards in the Elementary Classroom Module Part 1

    This module is designed for 3-5 math teachers. This is Part 1 of Mathematical Process Standards in the Elementary Classroom. Strategies, ideas, and resources are shared from the book Putting the Practices Into Action. In this module Mathematical Process Standards #1, 2, and 3 are explored. There are researched based strategies given to help embed these process standards into the teaching of the content standards. There are also ideas for assessing these process standards. Course #21847
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    18-19 Mathematical Process Standards in the Elementary Classroom Module Part 2

    This module is designed for 3-5 math teachers. This is Part 2 of Mathematical Process Standards in the Elementary Classroom. Strategies, ideas, and resources are shared from the book Putting the Practices Into Action. In this module Mathematical Process Standards #4, 5, 6, and 7 are explored. There are researched based strategies given to help embed these process standards into the teaching of the content standards. There are also ideas for assessing these process standards. Course #21848
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    18-19 Math Curriculum Unit Overview

    In this module, 3rd-5th grade math teachers will review the components that make up the Math curriculum unit as well as ideas for how to use the unit to help plan for the math block. Course #21850
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    Elementary ELA Curriculum Unit Overview

    In this module participants will review the components that make up the ELA curriculum unit as well as implications for using it to plan and teaching during the ELA block. The intended audience for this module is ELA teachers in grades 3-5.  Course #21842
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    Rigorous Reading: Purpose and Modeling

    In this module participants will learn the five principals of modeling and the components that make up a clear purpose statement for students. The Intended audience for this module is ELA teachers in grades 3-5. Course #21821
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    Rigorous Reading: Close Reading and Scaffolding

    In this module participants will learn about the importance of scaffolding and close reading strategies to support students with comprehending complex text. The Intended audience for this module is ELA teachers in grades 3-5. Course #21797
    Module

    Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction

    Participants will explore their perspectives on multicultural literature and how to incorporate culturally responsive literature into daily instruction and classroom libraries. Course #21798
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    18-19 GHS Certification Training

    Teachers will need to complete the GHS training module prior to the start of school. This module is designed to meet the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) revised the Hazard Communication Standard to align it with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for the classification and identification of chemical hazards. By improving the understanding of the nature of chemical hazards and requiring specific safety training, the GHS standard seeks to transform the Right to Know law into the Right to Understand. All teachers who interact with chemicals must complete this and have a certificate on file. Course #21482

    Course #21853