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Wednesday, September 2
 

3:30pm

Creating Content Within Schoology
This session will address how to use the rich text editor within Schoology to create content for any content area.  

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Slanker

Lauren Slanker

Teacher, Berwyn South School District


Wednesday September 2, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pershing PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Wednesday, September 9
 

3:30pm

Schoology Assessment Tools
Learn how to use Schoology's robust assessment tools to create meaningful formative and summative assessments for your students.

Speakers
avatar for Chrissy Lukasiewicz

Chrissy Lukasiewicz

5th grade Special Ed Teacher, District 100
I am a 5th grade Special Education teacher in a co-taught classroom. I have iPads in my classroom and integrate them daily into the curriculum. I have been teaching in a 1:1 classroom for five years.
avatar for Mike Saracini

Mike Saracini

8th Social Studies, FREEDOM MIDDLE SCHOOL
I am a 8th Grade Social Studies teacher at Freedom Middle School in Berwyn Talk to me about anything iPads, White Sox baseball or College football.


Wednesday September 9, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pershing PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Thursday, September 10
 

3:30pm

Organize Your Schoology Classroom
Come and learn how to set up your Schoology classroom resources, settings, and calendar.   Tips and tricks will be shared and there will be plenty of time to work and organize yourself for the school year.

Speakers
avatar for Jenny Lehotsky

Jenny Lehotsky

Instructional Coach, Downers Grove 58
Jenny Lehotsky is an instructional coach in Downers Grove School District 58. She works across grades K-8 incorporating innovative teaching practices. Prior to coaching, her career was spent teaching middle school science and reading in a 1:1 environment. In 2016, she was chosen to... Read More →


Thursday September 10, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pershing PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Tuesday, September 22
 

3:30pm

Book Study: The Power of Observation
Several of us began to read this book. If you'd like to join the study, we'll send you out a book. Please register for the workshop.

Speakers
avatar for Marilyn McManus

Marilyn McManus

PRINCIPAL, Berwyn South School District 100
Marilyn McManus is an elementary school principal at Pershing School in D100 and the Director ofProfessional Development for the district. She is a National Board Certified Teacher in Exceptional Needs with a passion for inclusion.


Tuesday September 22, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pershing PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Thursday, September 24
 

3:30pm

Classroom Management Strategies/Dealing with Difficult Students
This presentation will cover effective classroom management strategies and effective ways to manange tier 3 behavior students in your classroom.

Speakers

Thursday September 24, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pershing PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Tuesday, September 29
 

3:30pm

Learning & Teaching with iPad
Identify & explore iPad basics and features. Learn how to personalize iPad settings and use built-in apps for leadership & management. Target audience- teachers & administrators. 

Speakers
avatar for Shannon Soger

Shannon Soger

iDirector, District office
Passionate educator Shannon Soger taught 4th grade and pioneered 1:1 in Berwyn South School District 100. The Apple Distinguished Program offers 4,000 K-8 students 24/7 access to an iPad or MacBook. As an Instructional Coach, Shannon traveled to 8 buildings working with teacher leaders... Read More →


Tuesday September 29, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Komensky MPR PD Entry Code 20151
 
Monday, October 5
 

3:30pm

Documenting and Reflecting with iMovie
  • Identify the unique strengths of iMovie for learning and teaching

  • Plan, edit, and create movies movies that tell a story

  • Develop strategies to share, reflect, and personalize learning 

    Please bring your district issued iPad OR MacBook


Speakers
avatar for Shannon Soger

Shannon Soger

iDirector, District office
Passionate educator Shannon Soger taught 4th grade and pioneered 1:1 in Berwyn South School District 100. The Apple Distinguished Program offers 4,000 K-8 students 24/7 access to an iPad or MacBook. As an Instructional Coach, Shannon traveled to 8 buildings working with teacher leaders... Read More →


Monday October 5, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Komensky MPR PD Entry Code 20151
 
Tuesday, October 6
 

3:30pm

myON for New Teachers
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Majeski

Jeremy Majeski

Principal, Berwyn South School District 100
Jeremy is the principal of Komensky Elementary School in Berwyn South School District 100. In addition to his role as principal, Jeremy serves as the Literacy Director for District 100, overseeing various aspects of literacy curriculum and instruction throughout the district. Over... Read More →


Tuesday October 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Komensky MPR PD Entry Code 20151
 
Wednesday, October 7
 

3:30pm

Publishing with iBooks Author
  • Learn best practices for iBooks Author
  • Learn how to create and share an interactive Multi-Touch book with iBooks Author for learning and teaching
  • Bring your district issued MacBook 

Speakers
avatar for Shannon Soger

Shannon Soger

iDirector, District office
Passionate educator Shannon Soger taught 4th grade and pioneered 1:1 in Berwyn South School District 100. The Apple Distinguished Program offers 4,000 K-8 students 24/7 access to an iPad or MacBook. As an Instructional Coach, Shannon traveled to 8 buildings working with teacher leaders... Read More →


Wednesday October 7, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Komensky MPR PD Entry Code 20151
 
Thursday, October 15
 

3:30pm

iPad 101: What is Your One Screen?
Limited Capacity seats available

We will focus on the iPad’s creative learning potential. We will look at a small set of apps with almost limitless instructional possibilities. The 20 apps will be used by students to show their thinking and demonstrate their understanding. Please put in an app request for these paid app by 10.13.15
Notability
Book Creator
Draw and Tell

Speakers

Thursday October 15, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Komensky MPR PD Entry Code 20151
 
Tuesday, October 20
 

3:30pm

iPad 101: What is Your One Screen?
Limited Capacity seats available

We will focus on the iPad’s creative learning potential. We will look at a small set of apps with almost limitless instructional possibilities. The 20 apps will be used by students to show their thinking and demonstrate their understanding. Please put in an app request for these paid app by 10.16.15
Notability
Book Creator
Draw and Tell

Speakers

Tuesday October 20, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Komensky MPR PD Entry Code 20151
 
Wednesday, October 21
 

3:30pm

SMART 102
Take your SMART Notebook software basics to the next level. Learn to create activities to engage students by moving, erasing and revealing objects. We will also explore some Tookit 2.0 highlights and have time to work on a project of your choice. Please ensure your SMART Notebook software is v.14 (see Google+ #software).

Speakers
avatar for Molly McElherne

Molly McElherne

Dual Language Kindergarten, Berwyn South School District 100
9th year, Kindergarten, ELL, Tech, Citizenship, Fun stuff!


Wednesday October 21, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Komensky MPR PD Entry Code 20151
 
Thursday, October 22
 

3:30pm

Mentor PD: The ePortfolio Artifacts
We will be talking about the Peer Coaching and the Portfolio of Student and Teacher Work from the ePortfolio.  These parts of the ePortfolio are expected to be done with the 1st year teachers, and are suggested for 2nd year teachers.  They are optional for experienced teachers. 

This PD is intended for the MENTORS, not new staff.   

Speakers

Thursday October 22, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hiawatha PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Monday, October 26
 

3:30pm

Guided Reading Series: Early Plan (Levels D-I)

Are you interested in making your guided reading group more powerful?  This Guided Reading series is for you!

This session will focus on teaching Guided Reading, using the Jan Richardson model, to the Early readers in your classroom.  These readers are at gided reading levels D-I.

We will look at a guided reading lesson and it’s components, and practice using a lesson plan template to plan for instruction.

Bring a book that you plan to use next week to help plan for instruction in your classroom, or we will have some for you to practice with.


Speakers

Monday October 26, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Heritage PD Room PD Entry Code 20151

3:30pm

Google Apps in the BSD100 Domain
Come and learn what apps we have in the BSD100 Google suite of products and how you can use them in your classroom. The primary focus is apps and add-ons from the Google Marketplace. 

Speakers

Monday October 26, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pershing PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Wednesday, October 28
 

3:30pm

Integrating Tech into the Reading/Writing Workshop
This session will provide resources on how to integrate iPads into the Lucy Calkins Reading/Writing Workshop models. This could also utilized for reading/writing centers in general. The focus will be on reader's response journals, conferring, fluency, annotating text, and end of unit projects. This is for both iPad and Macbook classrooms. 

Speakers

Wednesday October 28, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Irving PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Thursday, October 29
 

3:30pm

Key ELL Strategies
Are you ready to learn more about the key strategies that support English Language Learners (ELLs) in writing? This engaging workshop will enhance your knowledge of ELLs- whether you are brand new to teaching or already starting to incorporate them into your instruction. Get ready to learn, reflect, & share, and to walk away excited and prepared to apply these ready-to-use strategies first thing tomorrow!

Speakers
avatar for Lucy Carrera

Lucy Carrera

Biliteracy Coach
avatar for Dustin Greenberg

Dustin Greenberg

ESL, HIAWATHA SCHOOL


Thursday October 29, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hiawatha PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Monday, November 2
 

3:30pm

Guided Reading Series: PreA and Emergent Plan (PreA and A-C)

Are you interested in making your guided reading group more powerful?  This Guided Reading series is for you!

This session will focus on teaching Guided Reading, using the Jan Richardson model, to the Pre A and Emergent readers in your classroom.  These readers are at guided reading levels preA, and A-C.

We will look at a guided reading lesson and it’s components, and practice using a lesson plan template to plan for instruction.

Bring a book that you plan to use next week to help plan for instruction in your classroom, or we will have some for you to practice with.


Speakers
avatar for Courtney O'Connor

Courtney O'Connor

Literacy Coach, Berwyn South School District 100
Courtney O'Connor has been the Literacy Coach/Reading Specialist at Irving Elementary since 2013. This is her seventh year as an educator, starting out at a catholic school on the south side of Chicago as a Title I Math and Reading teacher.


Monday November 2, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Irving PD Room PD Entry Code 20151

3:30pm

Guided Reading Series: Transitional Plan (J-P)

Are you interested in making your guided reading group more powerful?  This Guided Reading series is for you!

This session will focus on teaching Guided Reading, using the Jan Richardson model, to the Transitional readers in your classroom.  These readers are at gided reading levels J-P.  This plan is geared towards 2 and 3rd grades, and struggling 4th and 5th graders who need decoding, retelling, and fluency.

We will look at a guided reading lesson and it’s components, and practice using a lesson plan template to plan for instruction.

Bring a book that you plan to use next week to help plan for instruction in your classroom, or we will have some for you to practice with.


Speakers
avatar for Meg Hanisch

Meg Hanisch

Reading Specialist, Berwyn South School District 100


Monday November 2, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pershing PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Wednesday, November 4
 

3:30pm

Building Students' Number Sense
When students struggle with number sense, they often have difficulty understanding number relationships.  There are strategies that we can use to encourage students to make sense of numbers so they can solve mathematical problems.  This session will focus on improving mental calculation, judging relative magnitude of numbers, place value, estimation, and problem solving.  

For teachers of students grades 3-8.

Speakers

Wednesday November 4, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pershing PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Thursday, February 18
 

1:00pm

Active Music for Active Listeners

Children learn by moving through their environment, music helps them move!  This workshop focuses on the benefits for all children of active music participation including; social, emotional,and physical skills.  The workshop focuses on using music as a tool to facilitate the acquisition of early literacy skills: rhyme, pattern and sequence, vocabulary, crossing the midline, rhythm, and tracking. 


Speakers
avatar for Amanda Thompson

Amanda Thompson

Director of Preschool, BSD100


Thursday February 18, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Berwyn Park District - Proksa 3001 Wisconsin Ave., Berwyn, IL
 
Monday, February 22
 

3:30pm

SAMR & TPACK - Creating Coherent Instruction

As a district, our goal is to seamlessly implement technology to enhance instruction. By using the SAMR model as a reflection tool, we can implement it to bring instruction up to the highest level.  Come practice putting together the three most important components of instruction: Pedagogy, Content Knowledge, and Technology together through the TPACK model. We will define TPACK and connect it to SAMR. We will spend time walking lessons up a blended ladder of TPACK and SAMR to allow students to reach their fullest potential.

Please bring a lesson or unit idea with you to this session.


Speakers
avatar for Todd Bittorf

Todd Bittorf

iCoach, District office
I am a proud Instructional Coach here in District 100. Further, I have two wonderful young girls who attend D100 schools. I wouldn't have them anywhere else! I have 20 years experience in education, 18 of which occurred in inner city Chicago Public Schools. Visual Art drew me into... Read More →
avatar for Jenny Lehotsky

Jenny Lehotsky

Instructional Coach, Downers Grove 58
Jenny Lehotsky is an instructional coach in Downers Grove School District 58. She works across grades K-8 incorporating innovative teaching practices. Prior to coaching, her career was spent teaching middle school science and reading in a 1:1 environment. In 2016, she was chosen to... Read More →


Monday February 22, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Irving PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Tuesday, February 23
 

3:45pm

Into to Inquiry in Science and Social Studies

Why have students spend time memorizing facts that they could Google in

 several seconds? It is far better to spark their curiosity and let them guide their own learning! In this session, you will learn about the inquiry arc. This will help you make the most of your time by incorporating CCSS ELA standards into social studies and

 science, while engaging your students in work that matters! Connections to the new Illinois Standards for Social Sciences will be introduced.


Speakers

Tuesday February 23, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Heritage PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Tuesday, March 1
 

3:30pm

SAMR & TPACK - Creating Coherent Instruction

As a district, our goal is to seamlessly implement technology to enhance instruction. By using the SAMR model as a reflection tool, we can implement it to bring instruction up to the highest level.  Come practice putting together the three most important components of instruction: Pedagogy, Content Knowledge, and Technology together through the TPACK model. We will define TPACK and connect it to SAMR. We will spend time walking lessons up a blended ladder of TPACK and SAMR to allow students to reach their fullest potential.

Please bring a lesson or unit idea with you to this session.

Presentation 


Speakers
avatar for Todd Bittorf

Todd Bittorf

iCoach, District office
I am a proud Instructional Coach here in District 100. Further, I have two wonderful young girls who attend D100 schools. I wouldn't have them anywhere else! I have 20 years experience in education, 18 of which occurred in inner city Chicago Public Schools. Visual Art drew me into... Read More →
avatar for Jenny Lehotsky

Jenny Lehotsky

Instructional Coach, Downers Grove 58
Jenny Lehotsky is an instructional coach in Downers Grove School District 58. She works across grades K-8 incorporating innovative teaching practices. Prior to coaching, her career was spent teaching middle school science and reading in a 1:1 environment. In 2016, she was chosen to... Read More →



Tuesday March 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Heritage PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Thursday, March 3
 

3:30pm

SAMR & TPACK - Creating Coherent Instruction

As a district, our goal is to seamlessly implement technology to enhance instruction. By using the SAMR model as a reflection tool, we can implement it to bring instruction up to the highest level.  Come practice putting together the three most important components of instruction: Pedagogy, Content Knowledge, and Technology together through the TPACK model. We will define TPACK and connect it to SAMR. We will spend time walking lessons up a blended ladder of TPACK and SAMR to allow students to reach their fullest potential.

Please bring a lesson or unit idea with you to this session.

Lesson Resources are included below:

Link to presentation

Link to Blended Ladder 


Speakers
avatar for Todd Bittorf

Todd Bittorf

iCoach, District office
I am a proud Instructional Coach here in District 100. Further, I have two wonderful young girls who attend D100 schools. I wouldn't have them anywhere else! I have 20 years experience in education, 18 of which occurred in inner city Chicago Public Schools. Visual Art drew me into... Read More →
avatar for Jenny Lehotsky

Jenny Lehotsky

Instructional Coach, Downers Grove 58
Jenny Lehotsky is an instructional coach in Downers Grove School District 58. She works across grades K-8 incorporating innovative teaching practices. Prior to coaching, her career was spent teaching middle school science and reading in a 1:1 environment. In 2016, she was chosen to... Read More →


Thursday March 3, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hiawatha PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Tuesday, March 8
 

3:30pm

Schoology Tools to Enhance Your Class Page & Resources
This session will cover a variety of Schoology features that will help to enhance your communication with students and ability to provide resources.  You will have time to practice and implement what you learn.  Appropriate for all grade levels.

Speakers

Tuesday March 8, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pershing PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Wednesday, March 9
 

3:30pm

SAMR & TPACK - Creating Coherent Instruction

As a district, our goal is to seamlessly implement technology to enhance instruction. By using the SAMR model as a reflection tool, we can implement it to bring instruction up to the highest level.  Come practice putting together the three most important components of instruction: Pedagogy, Content Knowledge, and Technology together through the TPACK model. We will define TPACK and connect it to SAMR. We will spend time walking lessons up a blended ladder of TPACK and SAMR to allow students to reach their fullest potential.

Please bring a lesson or unit idea with you to this session.


Speakers
avatar for Todd Bittorf

Todd Bittorf

iCoach, District office
I am a proud Instructional Coach here in District 100. Further, I have two wonderful young girls who attend D100 schools. I wouldn't have them anywhere else! I have 20 years experience in education, 18 of which occurred in inner city Chicago Public Schools. Visual Art drew me into... Read More →
avatar for Jenny Lehotsky

Jenny Lehotsky

Instructional Coach, Downers Grove 58
Jenny Lehotsky is an instructional coach in Downers Grove School District 58. She works across grades K-8 incorporating innovative teaching practices. Prior to coaching, her career was spent teaching middle school science and reading in a 1:1 environment. In 2016, she was chosen to... Read More →


Wednesday March 9, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Komensky MPR PD Entry Code 20151
 
Wednesday, March 23
 

3:30pm

Myon Reading and CCpensieve
During this PD, you will learn how to use the Myon Reading Tools and other ways to use Myon in your instruction. I will also introduce you to CCpensieve, an online program used for conferring during the Daily 5. With this program, I will show you how to take notes, keep track of student progress, and how to utilize this program during small group instruction or conferencing.

If you have any specific questions that you would like answered, go to this form ahead of time:
https://docs.google.com/a/bsd100.org/forms/d/166BoEhxHsMsujSp0yrG2iX6_hlD33LQ8gbfDb5qIi_M/viewform?c=0&w=1
 

Speakers
avatar for Cara Gabriel

Cara Gabriel

2nd Grade, Berwyn South School District 100


Wednesday March 23, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Piper PD Room Piper School
 
Wednesday, April 6
 

3:30pm

Book Clubs
This session is for teachers who will be implementing book clubs in the spring!  We will begin by talking about the various models of book clubs, and then spend some time creating goals for our own classrooms and how we would like them to look this spring.  

This session is geared for grades 2-8. 

Speakers

Wednesday April 6, 2016 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Hiawatha PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Tuesday, April 12
 

3:30pm

Next Steps in Single Point Rubrics
Have you made a single point rubric, but don't know what to do next?  We will be talking about the basic components of a single point rubric, but will spend the majority of time discussing ways to use one in your instruction to maximize its potential.  

Bring with you any single point rubrics you have created to share and discuss our next steps. 

Speakers

Tuesday April 12, 2016 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Hiawatha PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Thursday, April 21
 

3:30pm

Meaningful Grammar Instruction in the Writing Workshop
In this session, we will provide strategies for meaningful grammar instruction that can be embedded into the Reading and Writing Workshops. This session is appropriate for Literacy Leaders in addition to K-8 classroom teachers.


Thursday April 21, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Heritage PD Room PD Entry Code 20151
 
Wednesday, April 27
 

3:30pm

New Teacher Reflections and Celebrations
This session is geared towards 1st and 2nd year teachers, or teachers new to our district, to reflect and share our experiences from the past year.  It will be a session that helps you reflect on what what well, and make goals for moving forward.

For this session, please bring with you something that brings you pride, and anything that causes you struggle moving forward.   

Speakers

Wednesday April 27, 2016 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Hiawatha PD Room PD Entry Code 20151