Become a Trauma-Informed School (CANCELLED)
11/5/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

This session will focus on defining and identifying trauma and offer best practices for educators.

PRESENTER: TOMEKA SANDERLIN

Developing Social-Emotional Learning Skills for Resilience
11/5/2020 1:00 - 2:00 PM

We will explore an evidenced-based framework of developing skills for resilience and improving classroom climate.

PRESENTER: ERIN BRUNO, DR. SOL B. HECKELMAN

Growing a Diverse Library (CANCELLED)
11/6/2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Want a meaningful diverse library? Come learn about great titles and lessons to fit the school library and classroom.

PRESENTER: SHANNON L. KISH, MARIASSA SCHWARTZ

Restorative Justice When You Need It!
11/6/2020 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Connecting people in an educational environment to have a voice and to work together as a vehicle to build relationships and strengthen the community.

PRESENTER: SANDRA P. PEART

Routines and  Procedures With Vulnerable Populations
11/5/2020 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Looking at socioeconomic status (SES), school culture, and bias, we'll introduce suggestions for routines and procedures with Black and Brown students in grades K-8 who come from lower SES backgrounds.

PRESENTER: JAYMIE P. STEIN,JENISSA H. ARNETTE

Critical Thinking and the Social Emotional Needs of Gifted Children
11/5/2020 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Learn how to help gifted children become better thinkers and learners, with an emphasis on the importance of challenge, perseverance and hard work as social-emotional components for acquiring skills.

PRESENTER:  PAUL W. SEARS,NATHAN LEVY

Learn How Science Can Support Mathematics in Your K-5 Classroom
11/6/2020 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Explore NJCTLs free digital materials for K-5 math and science. Engineering activities, math and grade-level reading resources are integrated into science.  All resources are posted at njctl.org.

PRESENTER: KRISTIN M. DEANGELIS,SUSAN OLSZEWSKI

Bienvenidos Book Club
11/5/2020 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Bienvenidos! Join the literacy collaborative workshop that celebrates multilingual learners!

PRESENTER: KENNETH O. KUNZ,KATHRYN DISKIN

Move that Bus! Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Makeovers of Classroom Libraries
11/5/2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Come learn about Children's Rights to Read and a passion project fueled by providing access to interdisciplinary and inclusive books in classrooms. Come network with NJLA and Monmouth University leaders.

PRESENTER: KENNETH O. KUNZ,JASON FITZGERALD

Talking About, Within, and Beyond Books with Joy!
11/6/2020 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Participants will engage in various approaches related to getting readers to think about, and beyond, books. Strategies related to book talks, questioning techniques, and cultural/linguistic awareness will be shared.

PRESENTER: KENNETH O. KUNZ,RACHEL C. LELLA

The Portrayal of Disabilities in Children's Literature
11/6/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Childrens literature is used by educators to help students understand contemporary topics that are relevant to their lives, such as the topic of disabilities.

PRESENTER: MELISSA C. PETRILLO

Exploring Delaware Lenape Through Museum Objects
11/5/2020 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Explore objects that focus on the history of the Lenape to the present day. Objects represent a unique opportunity to examine cultural evolution and the impact of displacement and environment.

PRESENTER: BETH COOPER

Helping the ADHD Student in the Classroom Across the Ages
11/5/2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM

This workshop discusses the presentation of ADHD in the classroom based on the childs age. Presentation will offer concrete, practical approaches to address these problems in an academic environment.

PRESENTER: ILYSE ODESKY,ZANDRA GRATZ

Surviving to Thriving as a Special Education Teacher
11/5/2020 4:00 - 5:00 PM

In this workshop, we will explore practical strategies for new special education teachers to enhance student learning, foster collaboration with colleagues and families, assess student progress, and more.

PRESENTER: ENRIQUE C. MANLAPID

Remote Learning Tools for Elementary School
11/5/2020 9:30 - 10:20 AM

Join this interactive session where you'll explore an Elementary School catalog of 20+ standards-aligned, digital courses that can be used during remote or hybrid learning.

PRESENTER: ARIANA MINELLA

Remote Learning Tools for Elementary School
11/6/2020 1:00 - 1:50 PM

Join this interactive session where you'll explore an Elementary School catalog of 20+ standards-aligned, digital courses that can be used during remote or hybrid learning.

PRESENTER: ARIANA MINELLA

Managing the Music Class and Building Harmonious Music Makers
11/6/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

This course will explore how we implement a secure classroom through connections, continuity, energy and relevance. From lesson design to concert music, we will share how we build music makers.

PRESENTER: ELIZABETH A. PERRYMAN