STEM Happy Hour Chats

Mar 2 from 4:00 PM to 4:55 PM

Each STEM Happy Hour will be focused on a different topic for teachers. Invite This message is heading to our STEMOregon teacher partners. We hope you'll share this note with friends and colleagues who are looking for connection. Over 100 Oregon educators participated in the Spring! Create community There has never been a more important time to find community and share "What is working?"! These loosely facilitated sessions are spaces for you to laugh with others, learn from others, share your ideas, and get inspiration to keep you going in these challenging times of Distance and Hybrid Learning. • Open to Oregon educators seeking community and connection. • No experience teaching STEM subjects necessary and we highly encourage elementary educators to join in the fun. • All teachers (K-12), anywhere in the state, are welcome. Consistently find resources The South Metro Salem STEM Partnership offers these sessions every 1st & 3rd Tuesday. If you can't join this one we hope to see you on a Tuesday soon! Register Click to receive access to this FREE series Zoom link and password that we use every session and join on weeks that work best for you. www.tinyurl.com/STEMchats4Oregon or https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdR_VADZnQKGgbDXqKlSKbOu_hmqUW2f017s-plaXHWVWujJg/viewform

Classroom Based Strategies to Boost Attendance w/ Jessica Sprick, Safe and Civil Schools

Mar 3 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

This session will provide classroom-based strategies to boost your students' attendance in virtual classroom meetings and in on-campus learning environments. Learn ways to identify why students might be struggling with attendance, ways to boost student motivation to attend, and ways to intervene when needed. For administrators and interventionists, this session can provide ideas for how to support classroom teachers with strategies for improving attendance. Register here: https://safeandcivilschools.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkfuqurTwqG9JwxZ0zstUJ2WyZ5ahlyiuv Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ajo7iTn97Gk4vHMHorzsmQdVdPfKjoCf/view?usp=sharing

OER (Open Education Resources) Workshop

Mar 3 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Description: The OER Workshop is an introduction to the basics of OER, open licensing and how to navigate and contribute to the Oregon Open Learning Hub. The following learning outcomes are addressed: I can explain the ‘Why’ and the ‘What’ of the Oregon Open Learning Hub. I can navigate, search for resources, and join the OER Commons and Oregon Open Learning. I can recognize Open Licensing. Flyer with registration: http://bit.ly/OROEWeek2021

Promising Practices Idea Exchange - ODE - Building and Maintaining Student Relationships

Mar 3 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The motivation for these idea exchanges is to bring together teachers throughout Oregon to share best practices for CDL, Hybrid, and In-Person instruction. We want to amplify the creativity and expertise of Oregon's teachers by creating a space to share promising practices, strategies, successes, and tips. This is not a webinar! We are committed to building a "give-one, get-one" discussion where everyone feels welcome to share ideas and get "just in time" strategies. Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPBf2XJcNfbNcNMbmitOvYOraRAB6xsIcvQJJVZd4h86btVA/viewform

Secondary Counselor Roundtable - Early College Credit

Mar 4 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

We hope you can join us for a session next week to learn more about the Early College Credit efforts underway in our region this Spring and to be prepared for next Fall. Please share this with other folks in your building who work with students or teachers to support their next step planning. Our goal is to make sure that students in eastern Oregon have access to earning early college credit that will help them meet their postsecondary goals. See flyer for more information: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WrD-TctLuPoknUR7HKsqeAG6gfDi_N5J/view?usp=sharing To pre-register: https://imesdmeet.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqd-muqDwqEtEaUTRSvP5VP_gfGASA3L-I

STEM Happy Hour Chats

Mar 16 from 4:00 PM to 4:55 PM

Each Happier Hour is a chance to explore topics relevant to best practices and STEM instruction with your fellow teachers! Invite This message is heading to our STEMOregon teacher partners. We hope you'll share this note with friends and colleagues who are looking for connection. Over 100 Oregon educators participated in the Spring! Create community There has never been a more important time to find community and share "What is working?"! These loosely facilitated sessions are spaces for you to laugh with others, learn from others, share your ideas, and get inspiration to keep you going in these challenging times of Distance and Hybrid Learning. • Open to Oregon educators seeking community and connection. • No experience teaching STEM subjects necessary and we highly encourage elementary educators to join in the fun. • All teachers (K-12), anywhere in the state, are welcome. Consistently find resources The South Metro Salem STEM Partnership offers these sessions every 1st & 3rd Tuesday. If you can't join this one we hope to see you on a Tuesday soon! Register Click to receive access to this FREE series Zoom link and password that we use every session and join on weeks that work best for you. www.tinyurl.com/STEMchats4Oregon or https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdR_VADZnQKGgbDXqKlSKbOu_hmqUW2f017s-plaXHWVWujJg/viewform

Promising Practices Idea Exchange - ODE - Engaging and Supporting Families

Mar 17 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The motivation for these idea exchanges is to bring together teachers throughout Oregon to share best practices for CDL, Hybrid, and In-Person instruction. We want to amplify the creativity and expertise of Oregon's teachers by creating a space to share promising practices, strategies, successes, and tips. This is not a webinar! We are committed to building a "give-one, get-one" discussion where everyone feels welcome to share ideas and get "just in time" strategies. Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPBf2XJcNfbNcNMbmitOvYOraRAB6xsIcvQJJVZd4h86btVA/viewform

Yolanda Westerberg Virtual Secondary Disciplinary Literacy Workshop! SESSION 2 of Argumentative Writing!

Mar 30 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Yolanda will continue discussing argumentative writing and sharing more tools and uses! Flyer: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1tGSR7pEDE2GzweZaKjvV42gSrXbdt6XUXfpvsdUbAAA/edit?usp=sharing Registration Link: https://imesdmeet.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwodOurrDkjHNb58HdFgpP4CrSlyFQkqu7s

Promising Practices Idea Exchange - ODE - Supporting Students who are emerging bilingual & students experiencing disability

Mar 31 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The motivation for these idea exchanges is to bring together teachers throughout Oregon to share best practices for CDL, Hybrid, and In-Person instruction. We want to amplify the creativity and expertise of Oregon's teachers by creating a space to share promising practices, strategies, successes, and tips. This is not a webinar! We are committed to building a "give-one, get-one" discussion where everyone feels welcome to share ideas and get "just in time" strategies. Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPBf2XJcNfbNcNMbmitOvYOraRAB6xsIcvQJJVZd4h86btVA/viewform

What is Motivation and How Do We Enhance It? w/Jessica Sprick, Safe and Civil Schools

Apr 7 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

In this session, participants will learn about different ways to conceptualize student motivation and understand why some students may exhibit unmotivated behavior. Participants will problem solve and learn strategies for enhancing student motivation to improve behavior, boost academic success, or reduce a general sense of apathy. Register Here: https://safeandcivilschools.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qceCrqjkoHtaOGyQv3mr4qwy6vSYXFVFk Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LeVMhS-j49VjbiXqSDe41YDXlsdmAONt/view?usp=sharing