Setting Instructional Outcomes
Developing Early Mathematicians: Counting and Cardinality
Teachers will explore Learning Pathways in Numeracy in the area of counting and cardinality and explore related resources to better understand early math development. If teachers attended the 2017 Early Learning Dinner and Dialogue, they can also post a reflection of the learning to earn clock hours for that learning experience as well.
Earn 3 clock hours
Setting Instructional Outcomes
P-5 Alignment: Aiming for Proficiency
Take time in this module to explore your grade level's benchmarks and anchor papers to determine what proficiency looks like for your students' writing.
Earn 1 clock hour
Designing Coherent Instruction
Math Routines to Develop Number Sense
Math routines are quick yet essential ways to build students' number sense. Explore the math routines suggested in Math Expressions, or see other math routines that can be used at different elementary grades.
Earn 3 clock hours
Establish Culture for Learning
Growth Mindset
Explore what growth mindset means and how to encourage it within your students.
Earn 2 clock hours
Establish Culture for Learning
Importance of Play for Learning
In our preschool and kindergarten classrooms, play is a critical component. Children learn through play - not just about social emotional skills and problem solving, but also how to use the language and math skills in action. Learn about the importance of play, types of play and structures to encourage productive play.
Earn 3 clock hours
Assessment in Instruction
Formative Assessment: Effective Feedback
What is the most effective feedback we can give our students to boost learning?
Earn 1 clock hour
Assessment in Instruction
The Importance of Formative Assessment
Find out what makes assessments formative and the importance of formative assessment in the classroom.
Earn 1 clock hour
Flexibility and Responsiveness
Developmentally Appropriate Classrooms
Washington State's Kindergarten Guide, and our own instincts as kindergarten teachers, tell us that we should be gearing our classrooms and instruction toward the needs of our young learners. Explore ways to make sure our classrooms are supporting the developmental needs of our kindergarten learners while setting challenging and achievable goals.
Earn 2 clock hours