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PRESENTATIONS, MEETINGS, & MATERIALS


January 12, 2012: Site Updates


Math Process Support: Resource for High School Math Teachers -- 5 Units Designed around Modeling


IIS Information: Discover how the IIS will Enhance your Work


===Math Process Support: Presidential Awards for Excellence -- Call for Nominations===


January 11, 2012: Site Updates


RttT Updates: Race to the Top Weekly Updates


January 10, 2012: Site Updates

DPI Announces Universal Design for Learning Workshop on January 17

Register Now!

Join us for a Webinar on January 17
Title: Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Time: 2:30-3:30 PM EST

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/829303720


System Requirements
C-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer


ACT, PLAN, and WorkKeys Information: PLAN Diagnostic Assessment Interpreting Data Training Slated for February 15 at Northwest RESA


Curriculum Mapping Support: Paving the Way: Understanding the Process of Quality Curriculum Mapping -- Presentation and Materials


Math Process Support: NCCTM Announces Spring Leadership Seminar

ELA Process Support: Get your FREE "Why We Write" Poster



Blog Post Topics: Scientific American: 60-Seconds of Science Podcasts



Blog Post Topics: The Periodic Table of Videos


January 6, 2012: Site Updates


Blog Post Topics: Does your Candidate Support your Beliefs?


Curriculum Mapping Support: Access DPI's Unpacking Documents for Essential Standards and Common Core State Standards


January 6, 2012: Site Updates


Blog Post Topics: Simple K-12: Changing Education through Technology


Math Process Support: Math Webinar on January 10

Math Process Support: DPI Makes Updates to Unpacking Documents for 1st and 2nd Grades


NCCTM Announces Math Conference on Saturday, February 18



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January 5, 2012: Site Updates


Teacher Effectiveness: NCEES/Teacher Effectiveness Monthly Updates Now Available


Blog Post Topics: Purdue University's "Hotseat" -- Yet Another Indication that the Backchannel is Here to Stay


December 28, 2011: Site Updates


Math Process Support: Bill McCallum shares Progression for Statistics and Probability Grades 6-8

Blog Post Topics: 21 Signs You're a 21st Century Teacher



Blog Post Topics: Virtual Field Trips: Take Your Students on an Adventure


Curriculum Mapping Support: Understanding by Design Template 2.0


Arts Process Support: Great blog to support art teachers


December 22, 2011: Site Updates


Math Process Support: Bill McCallum shares two new Resources to Support Professional Development for Common Core Math Implementation


December 21, 2011: Site Updates


RttT Updates: Race to the Top Weekly Update

ELA Process Support: New Text Complexity Resources

ELA Process Support: New York Times Article Offers Text Structure Ideas

Blog Post Topics: Understanding Text Structures



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December 20, 2011: Site Updates

21st Century Skills Support: Alleghany Shares Engage Me: A Tool for Self-Assessment, Goal Setting, and Planning for implementing 21st Century Instructional Tools

21st Century Skills Support: Keith Eades Shares Resources to Support 21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times


December 16, 2011: Site Updates


Math Process Support: Bill McCallum and Ellen Whitesides post PPT Presentation on the Standards for Mathematical Practice

Math Process Support: NCCTM Announces Spring Leadership Seminar


December 15, 2011: Site Updates

World Language Support: New World Language Essential Standards Content Session Announced for Region 7 on February 2


Articles and Research: Portal Report: Teacher Preparation and Student Test Scores in North Carolina


ELA Process Support / Math Process Support: P21 Common Core Toolkit: A Guide to Aligning the Common Core State Standards with the Framework for 21st Century Skills


December 14, 2011: Site Updates

Assessment Support: Assessment Updates from Dr. June Atkinson & What Will the Next Generation of Assessments Be Like?


ELA Process Support: Region 6 Shares 9-12 ELA Partnership Materials


ELA Process Support: DPI Endorses Engage NY Curriculum Exemplars for ELA Common Core

Human Resources Information: CEU Literacy Component Updates


RttT Updates: December 14 Weekly Update Now Posted


December 13, 2011: Site Updates


Math Process Support: What Makes A Good Mathematical Task?

NC Evaluation Resources: NCEES December 6 & 9 NCEES/Teacher Effectiveness Webinar Now Available

ELA Process Support: Free Common Core Curriculum Maps by Unit K-12

ELA Process Support: Catawba County Shares Modified Kansas Text Complexity Checklist Document


Blog Post Topics: Youth Voices: An Online Writing Community for Students

Blog Post Topics: It's Finally Here: YouTube for Schools!


Math Process Support: DPI Shares High School Math Course Sequencing


December 12, 2011: Site Updates

NC Evaluation Resources: NCEES Webinars for Principals Announced

NCEES Wiki Now Available


Tools for Administrators: Leadership Texts for Book Studies Used in the Northwest Region

Exceptional Children: Resources for Extended Content and Social Studies Posted to ACRE Website


December 11, 2011: Site Updates


Blog Post Topics: Project-Based Learning: It's the Right Thing for Kids


December 10, 2011: Site Updates


READY Meetings Announced:

Save the Date: March 15, 2011 -- Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hickory, NC

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SAVE THE DATE PDF Flyer:


Counselors' Corner: Career and College Promise Website Launched


December 8, 2011: Site Updates

Principals' Phase III Common Core/Essential Standards Training

with Melanie Honeycutt, Mary Lou Daily and Cathy Mathews

Access materials here! http://ites.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/Phase+III+Agenda

ELA Process Support / Math Process Support: Edutopia Shares Resources for Understanding the Common Core


Blog Post Topics: 6 Cs of Primary Source Analysis

Blog Post Topics: //Time// Magazine Picks Top 10 Photos of the Year


Blog Post Topics: Who Says Students Can't Use Math in Humanities Courses?


Blog Post Topics: QR Codes Can Transform Your Learning Environment

RttT Updates: Read Michael Yarbrough's December 7 Updates


ACT, Plan, and WorkKeys Information: December 6 Updates


Site Updates Announced to NCDPI Wikispaces -- Visit the NCDPI Curriculum and Instruction Resource Pages

World Languages Support: DPI World Languages Updates for December 8, 2011

ELA Process Support: Caldwell County Schools shares Unpacking for 9th and 10th grade condensed document.


December 7, 2011: Site Updates


Tools for Administrators (New Page!): Common Core State Standards - What District Administrators Need to Know


Math Process Support: DPI Math Consultants add Content to Math Wiki

Counselors' Corner: Career and College Promise Overview

CTE Support: CTE Updates, Jo Anne Honeycutt NCDPI (NWRESA Principals' Council)

Assessment Support: Accountability Reporting Update, Jo Anne Honeycutt NCDPI (NWRESA Principals' Council)

December 6, 2011: Site Updates


EVAAS Support: Elkin Administrators EVAAS Training
Blog Post Topics: Faces of Learning Puts Metacognition in the Limelight

Assessment Support Page: Accountability Updates Shared at November Curriculum Meeting in Greensboro

Counselors' Corner: Career and College Promise - Successfully Moving Ready Students Through the Educational System

Teacher Effectiveness: Updates Presented at the November Curriculum Meeting in Greensboro


December 5, 2011: Site Updates


Blog Post Topics: New Blog Post - "Tweet All About It!"

RBT Resources Page: Surry Shares Revised Bloom's PD Training Support Documents

Assessment Support Page: Updates and Resources from the Online Assessment Workgroup

Region 7 Professional Development Support Page: December Trainings and Support Sessions Released

ACT, PLAN, and WorkKeys Information Page: Webinar for Accommodations Announced & Informational Update Document Added

NC Evaluation Resources: Comparison of IT Standards and NC Professional Teaching Standards

Counselors' Corner: The Forum -- Link added to access this website, New Essential Standards for Guidance, Timeline for Implementation with McREL Instrument

EVAAS Support Page: Value-Added Presentation from Ted Hershberg, PD Information from Dr. Sandy Horn (SAS)

November 28, 2011

Mt. Airy School Executives Phase II Common Core and Standard Course of Study

With: Heather Mullins and Kim Simmons



November 21, 2011

Rowan-Salisbury School Executives Phase II Common Core and Standard Course of Study

With: Heather Mullins and Kim Simmons






November 18, 2011

Appalachian State University - Tools for Navigating the Common Core State Standards and North Carolina Essential Standards

With: Heather Mullins and Kim Simmons


Link to Heather's Delicious Stack for IHEs

Link to Ticket out the Door!


November 15, 2011

ELA Process Support with Emphasis on Text Complexity

With: Heather Mullins and Kim Simmons





More resources from Kansas: http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=4605

November 14, 2011

ELA Content Support

With: Julie Joslin and Dan Tetrault

Click Here for Resources!


November 3, 2011

Fall Fidelity Check for LEA/Charter Leadership Teams

With: Heather Mullins, Kim Simmons, Jan King, Joyce Gardner, and Robert Sox

**Click here to access Fall Fidelity Check Materials!**


October 31, 2011

Yadkin County Schools --K-12 Social Studies North Carolina Essential Standards Updates

With: Kim Simmons





October 25, 2011

Region 7 Principals ' Phase II: Implementing the Common Core State Standards and North Carolina Essential Standards

With: Heather Mullins and Kim Simmons

Questions? -- Ask them on Today's Meet -- http://todaysmeet.com/region7principals


October 24, 2011

Region 6 Fidelity Check Support

http://fidelitycheck.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/Fall+2011

Butterfly Fractions
by: amy.lehew



October 20, 2011

Regional Roundtable 15 Minutes of Tech

Tools You Can Use

With Heather Mullins

Follow my Delicious Stack on Great Web 2.0 Tools for Educators

Bill Rynn Discusses the Book:

Annual Growth for All Students, Catch-Up Growth for those who are Behind

by Lynn Fielding, Nancy Kerr, and Paul Rosier

Stories of Implementation in Swain and Davie Counties

Gail Del Greco

The SERVE Center


October 19, 2011

NCDPI Instructional Technology Updates

Neill Kimrey met with Northwest Region Superintendents to discuss IT updates.


See more IT Presentations here:
http://it.ncwiseowl.org/resources/staff_presentations/

October 13, 2011

Rowan-Salisbury Schools: Common Core and Essential Standards Overview for Administrators

With Kim Simmons


October 13, 2011

Watauga County Schools: EVAAS Training for Principals and Assistant Principals

With Heather Mullins and Terri Hall, Hickory Public Schools




September 29, 2011

Elkin City Schools: Online Tool/Teacher Evaluation Updates & Work Session

With Kim Simmons

Today's Meet: http://todaysmeet.com/elkinprin
(This //Today's Meet// will be available for one month.)

September 28, 2011

Teacher Effectiveness/New Accountability Model Meeting

Dr. Lynne Johnson, Dr. Eliz, Colbert, Jennifer Preston, Robert Sox, and Dr. Tammy Howard joined us at the Northwest RESA to provide updates as well as an opportunity for open discussion regarding both Teacher Effectiveness and the New Accountability Model. Presentations and handouts can be accessed below.


September 27, 2011

WRESA Fall Conference

http://wresa.org/2011FallConference/default.htm



September 26, 2011

Reading 3D Training, Clayton, NC
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Support Docs and Links

Wireless Generation Website: http://www.wirelessgeneration.com/north-carolina
The Two Sisters Blog

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Making Inferences

This handout is modeled after an activity participants completed at the training.

Lunar Crash Group Activity

This handout is modeled after an activity participants completed at the training.

http://mintaka.sdsu.edu/projectastro/resources/crashlanding_advanced_blanco.pdf

September 23, 2011

Northwest RESA Curriculum and Instruction Council Skype with ELA and Social Studies

Curriculum and Instruction Council hosted via Skype ELA and Social Studies consultants as they provided updates for Curriculum Leaders in the Northwest. DPI provided an overview of their current work with the Common Core and Essential Standards.

Social Studies Updates




ELA Updates



September 13 Math Process Support

With Kim Simmons and Heather Mullins

Today's Meet: www.todaysmeet.com/region7math


September 12, 2011

Materials from DPI Math Consultants




September 8, 2011

Title I Directors' Overview

With Fran Harris-Burke, Heather Mullins, and Kim Simmons

Today's Meet: www.todaysmeet.com/title1


September 8, 2011

Region 7 Principals ' Meeting: Implementing the Common Core State Standards and North Carolina Essential Standards

With Keith Eades - DST Regional Lead


Today's Meet: www.todaysmeet.com/region7principals


September 7, 2011

Principals' Refresher -- NCEES

With Heather Mullins and Kim Simmons
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Today's Meet: www.todaysmeet.com/region7prin


August 22, 2011

Math and ELA RESA Sessions Overview


August 19, 2011

Wilkes County Schools Instructional Facilitators Planning Session

With Heather Mullins and Kim Simmons
View the Prezi
Principles of Adult Learner
Knowles on Andragogy

August 12, 2011

Elkin City Schools Professional Development Presentation

With Heather Mullins and Kim Simmons
View the Prezi

August 1, 2011

Region 7 Principals' Meeting: Implementing the Common Core State Standards and North Carolina Essential Standards,

With Keith Eades - DST Regional Lead

Today's Meet: http://todaysmeet.com/region7principals


Summer, 2011

Summer Institute Process Session Presentations

Developing Local Curricula Presentation

Transforming Professional Development Presentation


May 19, 2011

Regional Roundtable Presentation

With Heather Mullins and Kim Simmons



Contact Us:
Heather Mullins, Region 7 Professional Development Consultant
heather.mullins@dpi.nc.gov
828.244.8759
Skype: waterlovers3

Kimberly Simmons, Region 7 Professional Development Consultant
kimberly.simmons@dpi.nc.gov
828.406.9237
Skype: kim.simmons222

Keith Eades, DST Regional Lead
bobby.eades@dpi.nc.gov
Skype:

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