Congratulations on wrapping up another successful school year! Soon you will be enjoying a family vacation or perhaps some well-deserved quiet time at home. At some point, you will begin thinking about new teaching ideas for the next school year. You might read some teacher journals or sign up for a summer webinar series. Another option is to listen… Read More Educational Podcasts for Summer Professional Learning
Event Title: 2023 Content Teaching Academy (CTA) Dates: June 26-29, 2023 Cost: Financed by VDOE with Stipends for Participants Target Audience: In-Service Teachers (General and Special Educators at Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Levels) The staff at TTAC ODU and TTACs across the state are preparing their presentations for the 2023 Content Teaching Academy (CTA),… Read More Content Teaching Academy–Registration Open!
Spring is here. We are in the final quarter of the school year and the VESOL testing window will soon be closed. This is a great time to try a new resource or teaching strategy. Consider the following ideas and pick one or two to try with your students. 1) Content Teaching Academy This June, James Madison University… Read More Seven Super Ways to Update Your VESOL Instruction
A District Leader’s Guide to Professional Development—Hanover Research By developing a comprehensive professional learning plan, district leaders can ensure they are providing high-quality, relevant, and accessible professional learning to their teachers. The following research guide provides recommendations, strategies, and case studies to inform district-wide professional learning plans. There is also a discussion guide at the… Read More Tools: Professional Learning Plans for Administrators and Teachers
Introducing High-Leverage Practices in Special Education: A Professional Development Guide for School Leaders “High-leverage practices (HLPs) in special education reflect new research on the effective methods that help struggling learners succeed (CEEDAR, 2017).” The downloadable online guide is packed with activities for engaging teachers to learn how high-leverage practices (HLPs) can enhance student learning. High-leverage… Read More A Professional Development Toolkit for School Leaders
Headed to the beach, mountains, or a hammock in your backyard this summer? Need something to read to help you plan for next year, gain new insights, or build upon your current practices? Search the TTAC ODU Free Lending Library to find the perfect book to meet your needs. Books will be mailed to you! Stay… Read More Summer Learning Opportunities in Autism