NDREA - Paraeducator and Tutor Training - Title I: Writing Skills (2022-2023) [Online Course]

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NDREA - Paraeducator and Tutor Training - Title I: Writing Skills (2022-2023) [Online Course]

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 8:00 AM - Wednesday, March 8, 2023 4:00 PM (CST)

Description

NOTE:  Please complete the first 2 online courses PRIOR to the first online check-in in March (approximately 1 hour per module).

In collaborating with the Department of Public Instruction, SEEC and NESC are excited to introduce our latest professional learning opportunity - Master Teacher Paraeducator Online Training! 

The training is designed to support North Dakota schools' paraeducators and tutors in the acquisition and application of instructional practices deemed effective for increasing K-12 students' learning outcomes. We have partnered with The Master Teacher, a company that has developed an online training platform that includes 148 self-paced courses. Participants will have free access to all courses for one year. 

Participants will complete designated courses prior to engaging in 2 scheduled synchronous, virtual connections in which they will collaborate with others in the field to: 

  • Synthesize their learning 
  • Ask questions
  • Provide insight into their work 
  • Practice their new learning and skills in a safe and inclusive setting

Required Courses from The Master Teacher Paraeducator Online Training:

Module 1: Writing Fundamentals: Parts of Speech and Effective Sentences (Course 133)

  • Review the function and types of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections
  • Practice identifying the eight major parts of speech
  • Review the parts of a complete sentence
  • Review the forms that sentences can take
  • Review the purpose of different sentence types
  • Review the common mistakes made in writing sentences
  • Practice identifying the parts of a sentence and common errors in writing

Module 2: Writing Fundamentals: Mechanics of Writing (Course 134)

  • Review the rules for capitalization
  • Practice identifying the proper capitalization in sentences
  • Review the major punctuation marks
  • Review the rules for using punctuation
  • Practice identifying the appropriate punctuation
  • Review the basic spelling rules for commonly misspelled words
  • Practice identifying spelling errors


DELIVERY: This multi-day training will be delivered VIRTUALLY.  Participants will complete online courses asynchronously AND participate in 1 synchronous online check-in throughout the semester (one after Courses 1 and 2).

PRESENTER: Danette Brown, Professional Learning Specialist, SEEC

AUDIENCES: Afterschool Program Staff, Paraprofessionals, and Substitute Teachers 

CREDIT:  This training will count toward 3 hours of Cafeteria Credit (for those eligible for Graduate Credit). 

Pricing

Price: FREE

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Event Contact
Danette Brown
701-997-5725
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Tuesday, March 7, 2023 8:00 AM - Wednesday, March 8, 2023 4:00 PM (CST)

Participants will complete 2 online modules asynchronously AND participate in 1 online check-in:

Modules 1 and 2: (Asynchronous)

1. Writing Fundamentals: Parts of Speech and Effective Sentences (course 133)

2. Writing Fundamentals: Mechanics of Writing (course 134)

Online Check-in #1: (Must attend one session)  (Modules 1 & 2 must be completed prior to check-in)

  • Tuesday, March 7th:           8:00-8:30 | 8:45-9:15 | 3:30-4:00
  • Wednesday, March 8th:      7:30-8:00 | 8:15-8:45 | 3:45-4:15

*All times are Central Time.  Links for joining the online check-in will be sent via email closer to the session date.

Categories
Afterschool
English Language Arts
Instruction
Language Arts
Afterschool Program Staff
Paraprofessional
Special Education
Substitute Teacher
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