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October

2008

Page
1







The mission of
Southern Outreach

is to support the


professional growth of Southeastern Ohio educators.


INSIDE THIS EDITION . . .


Page

Upcoming State Conferences
NCTM Regional in Cleveland!

2

Grade 7
-
8 Math Teacher Network
Lots of Good Information!

3

Grade 4
-
6 Math Teacher Network
Focus on Geometry & Measurement

4

Ruby Payne Discussion with John Maynard
Don’t Miss Out!

5

Education on Location
Travel with Your Colleagues & Earn Credit

6

Online Workshops
Literature Connections through OU Eastern

8
-
9

Lawrence County Leadership Series
Sponsored by Lawrence ESC

10

South Central Ohio ESC Professional Development Offerings

11

History and More!
Some Special Events!

13

Blackboard Trainings
Let
Melissa Show You How!

14

ITSCO Offerings
Something for Everyone!

15
-
16

Muskingum Valley Hosts Teacher Tuesdays
Lots of Topics!

17







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Please feel free to contact us if we can help you






with any questions concerning the offerings listed






in this newsletter.






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October

2008

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2

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

October

1

2

3

SMART Boards
Training
(P. 16)

4

6

7

8

9

10

Underground
Railroad

(P. 6)

Google Tools


(P. 16)

11

13

14

Ruby Payne
Discussion

(P. 5)


Gr 7
-
8 Math
Network

(P. 3)

15

16

OCTM
Conference


Inclusion 101


(P. 11)

17

OCTM
Conference

Mr. Lincoln’s
Kentucky

(P. 6)

18

OCTM
Conference

Mr. Lincoln’s
Kentucky


20

What Great
Principals Do
Differently (P. 10)

21

Ruby Payne
Discussion


Blackboard
Training

(P. 14)

22

Bridges Out of
Poverty (P. 5)

23

24

25

27

28

Gr 4
-
6 Math
Network

(P. 4)

Blackboard
Training

(P. 14)

29

30

31

Digital
Cam
corder
Training

(P. 16)






Upcoming Professional Development Conferences




Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics

(OCTM) Fall
Conference will be a National Regional Conference this year in
Cleveland, October 16
-
18. To register, go to
www.nctm.org

or
www.ohioctm.org
.




Ohio College TechPrep
, or the National Pathways Network
Conference will be in Cincinnati on October 22
-
25. For more
information, visit
www.ncpn.info

for details.



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October

2008

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3


Be part of an

exciting network!


This professional development network was
established
in the fall of 2006

as a result of
requests from classroom teachers to provide
support for teachers of grade 7 and 8 mathematics.


Ohio University Southern
& the Ohio Board of
Regents
sponsors this professional network and
there is no cost to participate. Meetings are led
by your
colleagues in the network, as well as Jodi Dunham, National Board Certified
Teacher in Mathematics, and Rena Allen
, Ohio University Southern
.



Tuesday,
October 14
th

(4:30


7:00)

Valley High School in Lucasville



The network meet
s

the 2
nd

Tuesday of each month. If you teach math at the

grade 7


8 level, you are invited to join this dynamic group of teachers.


The goals of the Grade 7
-
8 Math Professional Development Network are:



To provide teachers with instructional support.

Best pract
ice instruction will be

modeled at each session. Resources will be provided that can complement any

school’s text based curriculum.



To establish a partnership of colleagues who teach grade 7
-
8 math.

There is

strength in numbers, and participants will
be invited to share ideas that have

proven to be successful for their students.











GRADE 7
-
8 MATH TEACHERS
!



Spread the Word!

All Grade 7
-
8 Math Teachers are
welcome! A $30 stipend supports attendance at each
session. Graduate credit is available for those who meet
eligibility requirements. Register by completing the form
on the last page of this newsletter. Fax to 740
-
533
-
4567
or Email to Rena Allen at
allenr@ohio.edu
. Hope to see
you on
October 14
th
!



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2008


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4

ATTENTION

Grade 4
th
, 5
th

and 6
th

Grade Math Teachers!


Plan to join your colleagues from around the

region
for
the

Grade 4
-
6

Math Teacher Network!


Date:


October 28
th

Location:
Valley Middle School, Lucasville

Time:


4:30


7:00

(Pizza at 4:30, Session 5:00


7:00)


The focus for October and November
will be on the
Geometry &
Measurement

content areas.

Lessons will be
modeled that connect the
two areas.

Participants will receive a packet of ready to use activities
with some selected children’s books that complement the lessons.


This professional development network has been established to provide support for
teachers
of grade 4
-
6 mathematics. There is no cost to attend. Teachers who
participate will be eligible for graduate credit, a modest stipend, as well as
instructional materials. But the best reason to participate is to gain new knowledge
about teaching mathem
atics and sharing ideas with other teachers from the region
.


The
Ohio Department of Education
, and
Southern Outreach

are sponsoring this
professional development network
.

The goals of the Grade
4
-
6

Math Professional
Development Network are:




To provide

teachers with instructional support.

Best practice instruction will
be modeled at each session. Resources will be provided that can complement
any school’s text based curriculum.



To
establish

a partnership of colleagues who teach grade
4
-
6

math.

There is
strength in numbers, and participants will be invited to share ideas that have
proven to be successful for their students.



Spread the word!

All grade 4
-
6 Math Teachers are
welcome! Register by completing the form on the
last page of this

newsletter. Fax to 740
-
533
-
4550 or
email to Rena at
allenr@ohio.edu
.

Hope to see you
October 28
th
.

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2008


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5


Continue the
Ruby Payne
Discussion

with John Maynard

October 14 & 21

(
5:00

PM



7:30

PM)

Ohio
University Southern



J
oin

John Maynard,
Principal of South Point High School, to
continue the discussion about understanding
at
-
risk students
.
John will
lead two evenings of a more in
-
depth look at Ruby Payne’s work.



John is a certified trainer for Ruby Payne’s
Framework for
Understanding Poverty
, and has also done a lot of research on his own.



Bridges Out of Poverty:

Strategies for Communities and Professionals


The Literacy Council of Scioto County is pleased to bring Terie Druessi Smith to our region.
As a follow up to Dr. Ruby Payne’s lecture, Druessi
-
Smith will present a day long workshop
based on the book
Bridges Out of Poverty

which she co
-
authored with Dr.

Ruby Payne and
Phil DeVol.


If your business, agency or organization works with people from poverty, only a deeper
understanding of their challenges


and strengths


will help you partner with them to
create opportunities for success.

This
free

progra
m presents case studies, detailed
analysis,exercises, and specific solutions you can begin to implement right now.



Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Shawnee State University

Registration 8:30 am
,
Program 9:00 am


3:30 pm

Lunch will be provided


To register for this one
-
day workshop,
call Shawnee State University

Phone: 740
-
351
-
3171 o
r 800
-
672
-
8772

There is no graduate credit available for this one day session.

One hour of graduate credit is available at $150 through Ohio University.
For more information, contact Rena Allen at
allenr@ohio.edu

or call the
Southern Outreach

office at 533
-
4550. To register, see the last page of
this newsletter.

http://www.southernoutreach.org



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2008


Page
6


Education on Location


Education on Location programs are sponsored by The Travel and Tourism program at
Ohio University Southern.


To register
,

contact Travel World, located at OU Southern at 740
-
533
-
4630 or call
Steve Call at 740
-
533
-
4559
.




































TOUR INCLUDES:



Roundtrip motor coach transportation from
West Portsmouth, OH



2 nights lodging at Hotel Harrington, baggage handling & taxes



3 breakfasts



2 days of Hop On Hop Off Tourmobile sightseeing of

National Mall, Arlington Cemetery, Smithsonian & more



Evening tour of the monuments and memorials


Inauguration information/ticketsTBA (costs excluded from trip price)

Mr. Lincoln’s Kentucky

October 17
-
18, 2008


TOUR INCLUDES:



Roundtrip motor coach transportation from Ironton



One night lodging, 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches



Abraham Lincoln’s Birthplace, Sinking Springs Farm



Mary Todd Lincoln home in Lexington, KY



Knob Creek Farm



Hodgenville’s Lincoln Museum



Lincoln Heritage Home & Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln Cabin



Western Theater of the Civil War Museum & Women of the Civil War Museum



Additional attractions to be announced.


$150.00 per person
-

double


1
-
2 hrs graduate credit
-

$150.00/hour

$190.00 per person


single



$135.00 per person


triple/quad

Inauguration 2009 in Our Nation’s Capitol

January 18
-
20, 2009


$489.00 per person


single $379.00 per person


double $339.00 per person


triple
$319.00 per person


quad 1
-
2 hours graduate credit
-

$150 per hour

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2008


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7


















Art Exhibits in Your Classroom


Ohio
University’s
Museums by Mail

program is designed to provide your
classroom with exhibits of original artwork.


Exhibits include:




Artwork with mats, covered with shrink
-
wrap for protection, and
grommet holes to allow for easy hanging.



Information notebooks

with sugested discussion strategies and
activiteis useful for various age groups, which may be
modified to suit the needs and interests of your students.



Supplementary materials such as books, videos, and education
collection objects with related activiti
es.


There is no exhibit fee.

You may personally check out exhibits or request that we
mail the exhibit to your school You must be able to return the exhibit to the Kennedy
Museum or cover the cost of return
ing it

through the mail, by UPS or FedEx.



Visit
http://www.ohiou.edu/museum/mbm/mbmmain.html

for
a list of
available collections and
more details.


Online Workshops



SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHERS!

STAY TUNED…….


Check back next month for a coming professional development
opportunity just for you! Don Martin, Waverly High School

social studies teacher, will share Welcome to Germany, a study
of modern German history, government, school systems, social
welfare system, and national issues. Each attendee will be
provided age appropriate classroom materials about Germany,
free of cha
rge. This is part of a program in which Don has
participated


The Transatlantic Outreach Program (TOP).
Learn more about the study tours that are available through
TOP’s summer opportunities.

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2008


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8








The following workshops will be offered on the Internet.

In each course, participants will review several children’s

books and evaluate a variety of electronic resources that complement

a unit of study. Questions to guide the study are posted online.

Everything to
earn credit is online and there is no face
-
to
-
face meeting required.

Two online
workshops are offered for interested teachers this fall quarter. The titles and
descriptions of each are below and on the next page.



To register for an o
nline workshop, contact Kathie Chini, Professional
Development Coordinator at Ohio University Eastern

Campus
.

Email
chini@ohio.edu

or phone 740
-
699
-
2500.



Online Workshop #1



Teaching about the Civil War

Using

Children’s Literature & the Internet


Join Diane Burkhart and Kathie Chini in this online course that will incorporate
children’s literature, picture books, historical fiction, biographies, non
-
fiction
and the Internet as resources to teach about the
Civil War. Books that will be
reviewed include Red Cap, Bull Run, Shades of Grey, Behind Rebel Lines, Mr.
Lincoln’s Drummer, Gentle Annie: the Story of a Civil War Nurse, Turn
Homeward, Hannalee, and Till Victory is Won.


Participants will visit a variety

of web sites and answer the questions posted.
Additional sites will provide resources, which can be used when incorporating
this unit of study into the classroom. This class is open to teachers of all grade
levels and ends on November 14
th
.

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2008


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9



Online Workshop #2














Using

the Internet and Newbery Award

& Newbery Honor Books to Teach Reading Skills


This 3
-

hour graduate online course will incorporate children’s books that have been
recognized as Newbery
Award and Newbery Honor books, the Internet and Ohio’s
Academic
Content Standards to impact literacy instruction. The course includes
activities and books appropriate for teachers of grades 3
-
8. Questions will be posted
online and forwarded to the instructor by email. Participants will need to log 20
hours of online

work. The course ends on November 14
th
.


Book titles that will be reviewed include: The Whipping Boy, The Matchlock Gun,
Lincoln: A Photography, The House of Sixty Fathers, The Witch of Blackbird Pond,
Sign of the Beaver, Because of Winn
-
Dixie, the W
atsons Go to Birmingham,
Number the Stars, Olive’s Ocean, The View from Saturday, and Bud, Not Buddy.

G
raduate Credit is a
vailab
le for online teacher
w
orkshops. Each online course is worth 3
graduate hours of credit. The cost is $150 per
quarter hour, payable to Ohio University.


To register for an online workshop, contact Kathie Chini,
Professional Development Coordinator at Ohio University
Eastern.
Email
chini@ohio.edu

or phone 740
-
699
-
2500.


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2008


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10

Lawrence County ESC Leadership Series 2008
-
2009



A year long series
of best practice, research, ideas, and
networking opportunities developed around our common goal of
raising student achievement for all Lawrence County
Students.


Sessions are based on the work of Todd Whitaker, Doug
Reeves, Daniel Heller, Linda Lambert, Elaine McEwan,
Taylor & Collins, and Tom
linson.


Sessions will be held at the Briggs Library
-
South Point Branch


from 10:00


1:00




Monday, Oct 20



What Great Principals Do Differently



Monday, Dec 8



Literacy Leadership; Differentiating Leadership; Literacy Across
the Curriculum



Monday


Feb 2
3



Dealing with Difficult Teachers; Angry, Troubled, Exhausted,
Confused Teachers


Dealing with Them



Thursday,
Apr

2



What Great Schools Do to Close the Achievement Gap; RTI,
Schools of Distinction, Best Practice Hiring and Retaining good Teachers;
Reco
gnizing Great Teachers.



Tuesday, June 2



Principal as a Coach: Creating Your Game Day Plan for Next
Year; Leadership Capacity for Lasting Improvement.


Lunch will be provided!

Contact Hour Certificates and
Graduate Credit Available!



To Register, contact Theresa Adkins at
theresa.adkins@lc.k12.oh.us

or 740
-
532
-
4223


K
-
12
Principals
and Assistant
Principals

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2008


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11

South Central Ohio Education Service Center

2008
-
2009 Professional Development Programs


The South Central Ohio ESC has
scheduled a full slate of
professional development programs

during the upcoming
school year
. Programs are limited to 25 so register early!




October 16


Inclusion 101



November 18 & 19


I Read It, But I Don’t Get It



January 28 & 29


Differentiation of In
struction



March 10


How the Brain Learns Mathematics



April 21 & 22


Pathwise Level 1 Training


All programs will be held at the South Central Ohio ESC, Conference Room C
and will begin at 8:00 with registration and continental breakfast. Program
present
ations begin promptly at 8:30. Lunch is provided
. Gr
aduate credit
is
available from Ohio University

and contact hours will
also be available
.



These programs are of no charge to teachers and administrators within the SCOESC service
area. For those part
icipants outside the SCOESC service area, a registration fee of $100
per person
is required
.



For more information

or to obtain a registration
form, contact Jan Thomas at
740
-
354
-
0253 or
jthomas@scoesc.org





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2008


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12

Bring real
STEM
EXPERTS

right into your
classroom
!




COSI’s Experts programs are a great way to bring
STEM

into the classroom while sharing interesting
careers with your students.


Topics range from spiders to gene
therapy to
imaging

atoms and
molecules.


Each hour long event begins with a 30
-
40 minute presentation by the Expert followed by
questions taken from middle and high school students (unless specifically indicated as an
elementary program).


Each program also includes a ‘thought challen
ge’ to get your
students thinking like the Expert.


For more information and a
complete
listing of
available programs
, go to
http://www.cosi.org/educators/videoconferencing/experts/




COSI launches new elementary weather show!

S
tarting November 10, 2008


Register for

Weather Watch,
COSI’s

newest videoconference
program for grades 4
-
7! Work with COSI’s Storm Spotter to
learn how changes in air pressure and temperature can affect
the
weather.


Students take and use readings from
barometers and thermometers to help them predict basic
weather patterns.


They also explore air pressure using
everyday objects and understand why changes in weather
often occur around cold and warm fronts.

More information
will be on our website

www.cosi.org

by mid
-
October.


All materials for pre
-

and post
-
visit activities are included in
the kit.


This program is "on demand," meaning that you can
sign up for it when you w
ould like to have it.


Consult our
calendar online and then pick your date and time (on or after
November 10, 2008).








For information about scheduling a any of these videoconferences,

contact Melissa Higgs
-
Horwell, Curriculum Integration Coordinator
at SCOCA

at 800
-
634
-
8828 or melissah@scoca
-
k12.org

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2008


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13


National History Day Workshops




Thought of participating in History Day with your
Grade 4
-
5 or Grade 6
-
12
students but didn't know
how?


Like a science fair, but for history, History Day allows stu
dents to choose a topic and create a
research project.


Students’ projects must be related to the theme
The Individual in History: Actions
and Legacies
.


Either individually or in groups of 2
-
5, students can create an exhibit, performance,
documentary, web

site, or paper (individuals only). To learn how to get your students involved,
attend one

of the four upcoming workshops:


We
dnesday, October 1
st



4
-
6pm

Columbus Historical Society

Wednesday, October 8
th



8:30 am


3:
00 pm

Oberlin
Heritage Center

Wednesday, October 15
th



8:30 am


3:00 pm

Ohio Historical Center

Wednesday, November 5


Quaker Heritage Ctr at Wilmington College


For more details or to register online, go to
http://www.ohiohistorystore.com/Collections
-
and
-
Outreach
-
Events
-
C139.aspx



WE ARE 'IT'

November 14, 2008

8:45 a.m.
-

1:30 p.m.

Vern Riffe Center for the Arts

at


Shawnee State University


We Are 'IT
'

is a unique program
specifically designed encourage interested young
women in 8
th

grade to consider computing careers in the information technologies.
The program is a one
-
day event that will provide a broad based introduction
of Math,
Science, and
Information Technology to t
he world of work through fun and interactive
activities.
Please call
740
-
351
-
3171
or visit the website
http://www.shawnee.edu/off/uos/ep/tech/IT.html

for details.






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2008


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14

Blackboard Training

at
SCOCA



Advanced Blackboard
, October 28, 9:00


2:30
*

Update your Blackboard class with 21
st

century literacies using the blogging, individual
online journal, wiki, podcast and social bookmarking tools in Blackboard!

Participants will work with the
new Adaptive Release
feature in Blackboard, which can be
used as a tool for differentiating instruction. Participants will develop a short survey and
explore Review Status. Other new features that will be covered will be
how to use RSS

feeds
in Blackboar
d to provide automatically updated current news and standards related
updates from websites and magazine databases as student resources in courses. In
addition, participants will work with the
new peer and self assessment features

for students
and the
new

grade book
, in version 8.


Develop a Class in Blackboard, October 21, 2008, 9:00
-
2:30
*


Start the year off with a Blackboard web presence for your class, club or special project
which is in
finitely more interactive than a basic webpage!

Participants will look at best practice courses, which show the various features of the
software and ways it can be used to meet district goals, address academic content
standards, and engage students. Participants will also create a class, adding
announc
ements, course information, assignments, links and resources. In addition,
participants will set up a short online quiz and a threaded discussion.


Register online at

http://www.scoca
-
k12.org/training

*
It is essential that participants in either session bring disks, jump drives, or CD’s with their
assignments, materials, and resources to work with. Certificates of attendance will be
issued.

For more information contact Melissa Higgs
-
Horwell, SCOCA, 1
-
80
0
-
634
-
8828
or
melissah@scoca
-
k12.org

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2008


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15

www.itsco.org


Many professional development offerings are available
through Instructional Technology Services of Central
Ohio (ITSCO).

For a complete listing, program
details and registration
information go to


http://www.itsco.org/pd/fall.html




Digital Storytelling and the Columbus Crew

Come be a part of a unique experience with Major League Soccer's
Columbus Crew.

October 26th is the Crew's final home game of the season
against D.C. United and we would like to give you the opportunity to attend
the game, take photographs and tell your Crew story.


Digital storytelling helps people find their own voices and foster a

sense of
individuality through images, sound, narration, and strong emotional content.
In this class, participants will meet before the October 26th game to learn
how to plan a digital story project; use the 7 elements of digital storytelling to
enhance r
eading, writing, speaking and listening; and work with technology
tools to plan and present material in a digital format that will capture the
interest and enthusiasm of many types of learners. On November 1st, we will meet in our computer lab to
download
the game photos, insert them into our storyboard and create a digital story to publish on the Crew's
web site.


Cost for this program is $175.
Each participant will receive a digital storytelling class, a tour of the stadium, one
ticket to the game agains
t DC United on October 26th, and the publication of your story on the Crew website.




October 26
-


Class meets at ITSCO at 12:00 pm before traveling to Crew Stadium. Game starts at 5:00.



November 1
-


Class from 10:00am
-
3:00pm at ITSCO




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2008


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16

Lite
rature Lounge: Book Talks

New Books You Won't Want to Miss
-

Engaging Fiction & Nonfiction

for Middle School, October 15,
4:30
-
5:30

for Elementary Grades, November 19,
3:30
-
4:30

$50 ATS Members, $100
Basic Members (cost is per site)

Digital Scrapbook Mara
thon Crop

Sign up to be a part of our 10
-
week Digital Crop Marathon via the Internet
-

you can join us (in your PJ's!) for a
single session or all 10. We will meet up on Wednesdays for 10 consecutive webinar sessions covering
seasonal topics and cool embel
lishments. How do webinars work? Participants will download free software to
connect and share information through the Internet via the WebEx service. A toll
-
free phone number will be
provided so we can talk; everything else happens right on your own compu
ter. You will make new friends and
there will be time to flex your creative side with the sharing of ideas. You'll have time to work with each new skill
between sessions and share, ask questions, get advice, etc, in the following session. We'll have a blas
t! All
participants must have Adobe Photoshop Elements Version 6.0 and be comfortable working with the software.
A maximum of ten participants are allowed per webinar, so register soon!


Each webinar session is Thursday from 7
-
8 PM



10/9/08: Sports



10/16/08: Fall



10/23/08: Family Tree



10/30/08: Holidays


Face
-
to
-
Face Fridays Fridays from 10
-
3

at New Boston
!



Google Tools for the Classroom


October 10 ($75)



SMART Boards: Take Teaching to
the Next Level


October 3 ($75)



Digital Camcorders
&

Editing with Windows Movie Maker
-

October 31 (
$350
camcorder included)



Virtual Pen Pals


November 7 ($75)



The iPod Nan
o and Podcasting


November 14

(
$225 iPod Nano included)



Interactive Video Confere
ncing with Webcams


December 5


(
$240 webcam
included)



Computer Microscopes


December 12

(
$174
microscope inc
luded)



Webinar Cost (per
participant):


$35 ATS Members


$70 Basic Members

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2008


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17

Teacher Tuesdays

Video Conference Professional Development



Muskingu
m

Valley ESC is providing monthly
professional development via

video conference during
the 2008
-
2009 school year. Teachers can choose to
view one or all sessions
.
Each video conference is $75.
To schedule a video

conference
, contact Melissa Higgs
Horwell,
Curriculum Integration Coordinator at
SCOCA, at 800
-
634
-
882
8 or melissah@scoca
-
k12.org




October 7

3:45
-
4:45


or


October 23

3:45


4:45

Getting Comfortable with Pre
-
Assessment

Not sure you’re reaching all of the students in your classroom? Concerned that
while some students are falling behind, others are going

unchallenged? Learn
how to effectively use ongoing assessment in your classroom to monitor student
progress before, during and after instruction. This interactive session will offer
formal and informal tools for gathering student data to use in lesson a
nd unit
planning. Participants will receive “do
-
it
-
tomorrow” assessment strategies that do
not require “paper
-
pencil” testing and grading.

October 14

3:45


4:45

Solving Equations with Manipulatives: Hands On Equations

Hands
-
on Equations is a visual and
kinesthetic teaching method that empowers
teachers to successfully present algebraic concept to students in grades 3
-
8. The
program provides students with an intuitive understanding of the most
fundamental algebraic concepts. Many of the Ohio Academic Co
ntent Standards
are covered in Hands
-
on Equations.

October 28

3:45


4:45

Ladders for Vertical Progression

Are you familiar with the vertical progression of Ohio’s Academic Content
Standard? The MVESC Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Dept and Jami
e
Meade have designed a tool called “Indicator Ladders” which helps educators
quickly identify how the grade
-
level indicators of Ohio’s Academic Content
Standards build upon one another from grade level to grade level by instructional
topic. During this p
rofessional development session, teachers are introduced to
this tool, and strategies to help them guide classroom instruction.



CEU’s and graduate credit from Muskingum College is available.

Contact Leslie
Charles at MVESC 740
-
452
-
4518 ext 133 for more details.



http://www.southernoutreach.org



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2008


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Southern Outreach, Office of Professional Development

261 Riffe
Center, Ohio University Southern, 1804 Liberty Ave, Ironton, OH 45638



Phone: 740
-
533
-
4550

Fax: 740
-
533
-
4567




Rena Allen
allenr@ohio.edu

Kelli Lutz
lutzk@ohio.edu




Region 15 State Support Team (SST)

740
-
285
-
8924

Eric Humston
,
Director



SCOCA

175 Beaver Creek Road, Piketon, OH 45661

800
-
634
-
8828

Melissa Higgs
-
Horwell, Coordinator of Interactive Video Distance Learning

melissah@scoca
-
k12.org



ITSCO

2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus OH 43210

740
-
384
-
4659 or 800
-
398
-
7675

Peggy Whyte, South Region Consultant

peggy@itsco.org





Transcript Information & Grade Reports




Ohio University transcripts can be requested by visiting the Office of the
Registrar’s website
http://www.ohiou.edu/registrar

and following the links to
transcripts. The cost of an official transcript is $5.00. The
fall

quarter ends on
November 22
, 2008. Credit will be posted on an official transcript
after
Nov. 26
th

.



Paper grade reports are no longer mailed by Ohio University.

You may call
the Southern Outreach office for an unofficial computer printout that shows the
courses and credits earned. Call 740
-
533
-
4550 for assistance.

The
Southern
Outreach

newsletter is fully
supported by Ohio University Southern and is
offered to educators each month at no charge.


http://www.southernoutreach.org



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2008


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egistration
F
orm

Fax

740
-
533
-
4567




Mail

to
Southern

Outreach


Email

to
allenr@ohio.edu




Ohio University

Southern


Phone:

740
-
533
-
4550




1804 Liberty Avenue, Ironton, OH 45638



______

Continue the Ruby Payne Discussion with John Maynard




October 14 &

21 (5:00


7:30) at Ohio University Southern


______ Grade 7
-
8 Math Teacher Network




October 14

(4:30


7:00) at Valley High School in Lucasville


______ Grade 4
-
6 Math Teacher Network




October 28

(4:30


7:00) at Valley Middle School, Lucasville





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-
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