Fostering Student Work-Based Safety and Health Education, and Skill Building
11/5/2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Presentation on teacher perceptions and concerns regarding student safety and health and soft skill development in work-based learning programs, and how to increase student awareness and preparation on these topics.

PRESENTER: LAUREN GONZALEZ, MARYANNE CAMPBELL

Innovative Strategies of the Universal ESL/ELA Yoda Educator
11/5/2020 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Join a New Jersey County Teacher of the Year for best practices and connecting assessments to NJSLS and WIDA while enhancing student-centered classrooms through content that is cross-curricular.

PRESENTER: KRISTINE L. LIGUORI-NAZZAL

How To Have The Hard Conversation In Your Classroom
11/5/2020 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Classroom teachers are frequently called upon to address sensitive and charged topics involving race, religion, and orientation. How do we address these topics in a competent and sensitive way?

PRESENTER: ERIC M. FIELDMAN,MS. ARDEN E. NIESSNER

Making Our Schools Safe for All Students
11/5/2020 10:30 - 11:30 AM

A workshop learning experience for high school and middle school educators to gain awareness and understanding of transgender student's lived experiences in our schools: the laws, guidance and school climate.

PRESENTER: CHRISTINE HAMLETT

Social Justice Art and Books
11/6/2020 10:30 - 11:30 AM

AP Art History focuses on social justice across time, cultures, gender and ethnicity. Literature that coincides with art found in this curriculum will be shared and discussed.

PRESENTER: LISA HIRKALER

Using Interviews and Historical Fiction to Teach Social Justice
11/5/2020 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Life events told through interviews and historical fiction humanizes history and encourages empathy, resulting in meaningful connections from one generation to another. Students interview elders/grandparents about school integration in 1960s.

PRESENTER: EILEEN H. SANCHEZ

Best Practices in the CTE Classroom
11/6/2020 1:00 - 2:00 PM

A panel of educators in career and technical education (CTE) will share some of the best plans, practices, and policies to prepare students for career success.

PRESENTER: JOHN V. HILLARD JR, ROBERT M. CARSON, LARRY C. TISDALE, FRANK E. MORELLI, HEATHER BARR, RUTH E. SEEL

Empowering Students to Dream and Set Goals to Achieve Success
11/5/2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM

This workshop will highlight how career and technical education can be used to create excitement about careers and help students connect what happens in the classroom and future success.

PRESENTER: DAVID MCNAIR, AMY E. LOMBARDO

Follow the Leader in CTE
11/6/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Leaders of the future are sitting in yourclassroom. Integrate career and technicalstudent organizations into your curriculum tobuild those leaders.

PRESENTER: SUSAN J. STINSON

Increase Enrollment/Outcomes in AP Science, Calculus, Computer Science
11/6/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

The website njctl.org provides free AP resources approved by College Board. Discover how to use them effectively. Learn about online teacher courses designed for teaching AP Science courses.

PRESENTER: JOHN F. ENNIS, YURIY ZAVOROTNIY

Inequity in Education: Uncovering Systemic Causes of Unacceptable School Environments
11/5/2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Join the Work Environment Council for a comprehensive outline on the systemic causes of unsafe work environments and communities, and to brainstorm how we can build action strategies for change.

BRANDON CASTRO,HEATHER L. SORGE

Inspiring Your Classroom with Creative Artistic Endeavors
11/5/2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM

With basic supplies, and a little knowledge, any subject area can include the arts in their curricula. Learn some tips and tricks for developing a more creative classroom experience.

PRESENTER: AARON M. WEBER

Learning Today, Owning Tomorrow: CTE Strategies for Any Classroom
11/5/2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM

This session will offer ways for teachers to create more authentic learning opportunities for students and strategies for teachers to utilize in delivering content in their respective subjects.

PRESENTER: JENNIFER SKOMIAL, CHRISTINE A. HIETANEN

NJCAN: The New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator
11/5/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

A free, web-based career assistance navigator designed to help high school and middle school students make well-informed decisions about their future careers.(Funded by the NJDOE.)

PRESENTER: JOANNE B. HAMZA

Virtual Learning Opportunities from COVID-19 and Beyond
11/5/2020 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Sharing virtual instructional strategies implemented during the COVID-19 quarantine to offer new opportunities to transform present and future  classroom practices.

PRESENTER: STEFANIE A. GIGANTE

Create “Word Shakers”: Use Close Reading to Cultivate Civic Engagement
11/5/2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Learn practical step-by-step, research-based methods to effectively teach Close Reading Skills that will augment students engagement, critical-thinking skills and ultimately create free-thinking change agents.

PRESENTER: ASHA L. VONLIEBTAG

Leveling UP: SciFi and Fantasy in the Classroom
11/5/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Create strange new worlds, discover innovative strategies and spark creativity by going over the rainbow, down the rabbit hole, and engaging with science fiction and fantasy literature.

PRESENTER: COLLIN J. ROSSI

Thinking About Young Adult Literature in the Classroom
11/6/2020 10:30 - 11:30 AM

This session focuses on ways to think about representation and diversity in young adult literature. Attendees leave with lists of new titles and new strategies for moving beyond the canon.

PRESENTER: JENNIFER ANSBACH

Catalyzing Change: A Catalyst for Equitable Mathematics Instruction (CANCELLED)
11/5/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

In this session, participants will consider how NCTM's Catalyzing Change for High School Mathematics can help schools reframe their courses and strive for more meaningful and equitable teaching and learning.

PRESENTER: MARK RUSSO

Improve Student Achievement in Mathematics with Engaging, Hands-On Virtual Labs
11/6/2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM

NJCTLs Progressive Mathematics Initiative® (PMI®) integrates hands-on virtual labs in grades 6-12 mathematics to help students understand content through discovery. They will have fun along the way! Visit njctl.org.

PRESENTER: MARIA SURACE,AUDRA CRIST

Incorporating SAT Mathematics Into Your High School Mathematics Classes
11/5/2020 1:00 - 2:00 PM

An overview of the SAT mathematics sections will be presented, along with alignment to the NJSLS and recommendations for incorporating released SAT questions into the high school mathematics curriculum.

PRESENTER: JOHN A. KERRIGAN

Reinventing and Reimagining the High School Mathematics Classroom
11/6/2020 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Today, it seems as if nearly everyone agrees that mathematics needs to change. This session will explore steps that we can take to rethink and reevaluate how we teach mathematics.

PRESENTER: ERIC MILOU

Using Educational Math Games and Activities in the classroom.
11/6/2020 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Teachers will learn how to use educational math games that their students will enjoy playing while learning required content.

PRESENTER: EMILY J. CAJIGAS

Leveraging Science To Raise Student Achievement in Mathematics
11/6/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

NJCTLs middle and high school science coursework can support mathematics achievement. Learn how to use integrated free, editable course materials for each subject area. Materials posted at njctl.org

PRESENTER: MELISSA A. AXELSSON

Engage, Inspire, Research, Teach: Early NJ Black History/American Revolution Resources
11/6/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Scholar Sue Kozel will share web sources and handouts on NJ black history, freedom suits, the transatlantic slave trade, and stories including the murder of enslaved New Jerseyan Wench Betty.

PRESENTER: SUSAN KOZEL

Financial Fitness for College and Career
11/5/2020 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Prepare your students for life after school by teaching them the importance of investing in themselves, evaluating available college and career options, and developing economic decision-making skills.

PRESENTER: KEVIN T. MORGAN

Remote Learning Tools for High School
11/5/2020 1:30 - 2:20 PM

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

PRESENTER: POOJA PATEL

Remote Learning Tools for High School
11/6/2020 9:30 - 10:20 AM

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

PRESENTER: CHLOE SANDUCCI