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Look At My Happy Rainbow Kindergarten Smorgasboard

Date: 07/30/2020 to 07/30/2020
Time: 8:30 to 3:00
Location: Lewis and Clark Community College - N. O. Nelson, LeClaire Room 600 Troy Rd #109, Edwardsville, IL 62025

Contact email: workshops@roe3.org
Contact phone: 6182835011

Join national presenter and amazing Kindergarten Teacher Matt Halpern or a day filled with four mini-workshops specifically for your Kindergarten students! Matt will cover the following workshops throughout the day: Project Based Learning Step by Step, Student Driven Goal Setting in Reading and Writing, Bringing Nonfiction to Life with Shared Learning, and Teaching with Games: Learn to Play and Play to Learn.

- Project-Based Learning Step-by-Step
How can you bring project-based learning into your instruction? Join Matt for step-by-step guidance from generating
ideas for projects to project planning and successful implementation. Using numerous examples from his own
classroom, Matt will also show you how it looks and feels and offers planning tools and project-ready rubrics and

- Student-Driven Goal Setting in Reading & Writing
Involve your students in setting and re-visiting reading goals that keep them focused and propel them towards benchmarks. Their buy-ins and engagement will skyrocket! Matt outlines simple ways to keep your goals and your students' visible and demonstrate different tools that will help them persist in reading improvement and succeed.

- Bringing Nonfiction to Life with Shared Reading
Integrate more content into your busy days, without the struggle, using shared reading! Matt shows how to use shared reading as a time to weave science content into a fun, interactive reading experience. Using new titles, experience a variety of ways students can participate in this engaging literacy activity. Plus, identify various nonfiction topics and investigate extension activities that keep the learning group.

- Teaching with Games: Learn to Play & Play to Learn
What Kindergartner doesn't like to play games? Teachers loves them, too-they're fun tools for both academic and social learning. Matt demonstrates simple games to engage your games, reinforce concepts, develop problem-solving skills, build a growth mindset, and best of all make kids WANT to learn.

The cost to attend this workshop is $125/person and lunch will be provided. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. Each participant will receive 6.0 PD hours upon completion of this training.

Registration Flyer: Register Here

Professional Development Provided By:
The Regional Office of Education for Bond, Christian, Effingham, Fayette and Montgomery Counties
Julie Wollerman, Regional Superintendent of Schools