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Randolph Schools: A Day of Wellness has ended
We are looking forward to getting together on October 14th for a special gathering: "Randolph Schools: A Day of Wellness!"

District and building level offerings have been designed to provide all staff with various opportunities built to integrate academic, social, and emotional learning into this day.

Here’s what you need to know!

1. Dress comfortably.
2. Hours for the day are 8am – 3:30pm for all staff.
3. Be seated in the RHS Auditorium by 8am. We will begin our "epic" keynote promptly at 8am.
4. Building and/or department supervisors will communicate plans for part of your day and staff will choose from district menu offerings for the remainder of your day.
5. Prior to October 14th, be sure to download the free “Sched” app on your phone and create a log in so that you can view all district session offerings (directions can be found here) in advance and so you can reference them at the event

Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

Monday, October 14
 

8:00am EDT

Keynote - Trevor Muir
We're kicking off our mental health & wellness day with teacher, author, and storyteller, Mr. Trevor Muir. Trevor will share how educators can shape their classrooms using the power of storytelling and brain science to achieve real student engagement, and in return, learning that is permanent and memorable. Any teacher, in any subject area, and in any grade level can use these practical and proven practices to transform their classrooms into settings where students are engaged, challenged, and transformed.

Speakers

Monday October 14, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am EDT
RHS Auditorium

9:30am EDT

"In an effort to create a peaceful and productive classroom environment, the best defense is a good offense.”
This workshop will cover how to build rapport with students, use proactive strategies to address challenging behavior and give staff tools to meet these challenges in a calm and mindful way." Please bring an empty disposable water bottle with you.

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 230

9:30am EDT

Arts Integration
An interdisciplinary teaching practice through which non-arts and arts content is taught and assessed equitably to deepen students' understanding of both.  Presenter Patricia Flynn will share a host of arts techniques that easily compliment language arts or math and that are easily replicable or adaptable.  This workshop will provide a relevant professional learning experience for both classroom and arts related teachers.   

Speakers

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 133

9:30am EDT

Building Mindful Student/Teacher Relationships - Student Led Session - Max = 30 participants
You won't want to miss this session co-led by the RHS Instructional Coaches and RHS students. Participants in this interactive session will listen to and learn from one another, as well as with student and teacher session leaders to create a shared vision for the ideal student/teacher relationship.  

Max # of participants = 30

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Rooms 104 & 150 (iCoaches Rooms)

9:30am EDT

Discover Dashboarding - Session will be at max capacity at 40 participants

Are you looking for ways to tackle your everyday that will have you feeling less stressed, more connected to your real priorities and truly confident in your ability to succeed? Consider joining this 50-minute workshop hosted by consultant, speaker, and coach, Mrs. Gail Kreitzer. Leave with ways to cultivate work/life balance, mindfulness, and efficiency via mental organization.

What is Dashboarding?
https://vimeo.com/361089197

Testimonial
https://vimeo.com/362405897

Speakers
GK

Gail Kreitzer

Dashboarding Minds


Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Media Center

9:30am EDT

Exploring AAC Devices
The presentation will provide an opportunity to learn about augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) with an emphasis on Proloquo2go and Touch Chat.  Participants will  have a chance to explore the devices first hand.  

Hosted by Hayley DiPillo, Kristen Haliakias and Kelly Mattsson

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 221

9:30am EDT

Maximizing your Health Benefits
Hosted by A representative from Arthur Gallagher. 

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 233

9:30am EDT

Microsoft Accessibility Tools
Learn how Windows 10 and Office can personalize learning for all students, explore ways to improve focus using Windows 10 and Office, see the new Learning Tools add-in for OneNote can improve reading comprehension, learn how students are able to demonstrate their understanding using inputs other than keyboarding and text

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 265

9:30am EDT

Microsoft TEAMS 101
Explore the Teams user interface, how create a Team, invite others to join your Team, how to join other Teams, add channels and tabs to your team

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
Room 234 - Lab B

9:30am EDT

Microsoft TEAMS 201
See examples of how educators can use Microsoft Teams in their professional life. Assign and collect work, give quick assessments, peek into student journals, and deliver flipped lessons with ease. Understand how to utilize other apps with Teams to maximize potential.


Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 306

9:30am EDT

MicrosoftEDU: Flipgrid 101
Explore how to integrate student choice in assessment, learn how to create a Grid, topics, and share with students. Discover ways to use Flipgrid within all learning communities.

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 248

9:30am EDT

SEL Learning…..not just for students!
“Social Emotional Learning refers to the competencies that underscore our ability to be available to learn, and available to teach.” (Christina Cipriano, director of research at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a research scientist at the Child Study Center at the Yale School of Medicine.) In order to educate and interact with students, we need to regulate and manage ourselves, especially in times of stress
 
Join Ms. Mizzoni, Ms. Naclerio, & Ms. Wagener (RMS School Counselors) to learn...
  1. Yoga for staff and use in the classroom…some poses/breathing for teachers to use when they need a short break or for student mini breaks/de-stress before a test. 
  1. Guided meditation for teachers…will provide/demonstrate meditations to use in the classroom 
  1. Stress reducing activities and resources for educators (CALM App, coloring pages, tactile toys, etc.) 

Limit - 15 persons per session 

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 255

9:30am EDT

Sip & Paint - Session FULL
Art therapy is a creative technique that helps people express themselves artistically (in this case painting).  It is used to relieve stress and improve self-esteem, anxiety and depression.  So come join us to learn a new way of taking care of ourselves! THIS SESSION IS LIMITED TO 15 ATTENDEES. Coffee, tea, and/or water will be served!

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 135

9:30am EDT

The Impact of "New Parenting" on Children & Education
What is different about students and families today? Why are colleges finding that students are incapable of living on their own? What is the impact that “New Parenting” is having in our schools? Join us for a multi-media presentation and group discussion led by two “off the wall” dudes with 69 years in education, Mr. Cullis (RHS Librarian) and Mr. Bowditch (RHS School Counselor).

Research sources: 
Grit, Duckworth 
How to Raise an Adult, Lithcott-Haims 
The Truth About Trust, DeSteno 

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 243

9:30am EDT

The Ins & Outs of IEP Development
This workshop with give an overview of the whole IEP and specific strategies to writing a PLAAFP.  We will also provide guidance on writing effective goals and objectives and provide tips on how to create a cohesive and easy to follow document.

Hosted by Linda Consales, Carol Lauria & Cosette Sobota

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 224

9:30am EDT

The Power of Educating the Whole Child
Join Judy LoBianco, President of the National Health and PE Association and Education Week's 2018 “Leader to Learn From,” to learn how healthy, physically active children have academic and behavioral gains that are worth every subject area teachers’ investment.

Speakers
JL

Judy LoBianco

SHAPE America


Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Room 256

9:30am EDT

Vinyasa Style Yoga
Come and join Jackie Levitan, certified Yoga instructor, for meditation and yoga poses for all levels. Bring a mat if you have one! 

Speakers

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:40am EDT
RHS Main Gymnasium (Lower Level)

9:30am EDT

Epic Project-Based Learning with Trevor Muir
Epic Project Based Learning (PBL) is about using the power of story to engage students so that learning is memorable and transformational. Storytelling has not only proven to be the best way of sharing information, but also for learning and retaining that information. A class can be designed and taught in the format of a story, adding authenticity and real-world challenges to the work students accomplish. This workshop gives concrete methods, practices, and resources to create a standards-based, skills and content rich, story-centric classroom in an innovative project-based learning model. During the workshop, educators will learn the basic planning structure for a PBL unit and will have time to begin brainstorming a project with Trevor and colleagues.

Speakers

Monday October 14, 2019 9:30am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Commons

10:50am EDT

"In an effort to create a peaceful and productive classroom environment, the best defense is a good offense.”
 This workshop will cover how to build rapport with students, use proactive strategies to address challenging behavior and give staff tools to meet these challenges in a calm and mindful way." Please bring an empty disposable water bottle with you.

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Room 230

10:50am EDT

ADHD: Beyond the IEP
Recognizing, understanding, and supporting students who struggle with attention, inhibition, organization, initiating tasks, and/or memory. This workshop will cover:
  • How ADHD fits into the IDEA classification of Other Health Impairment (OHI)
  • DSM-V criteria and things students with ADHD struggle within the classroom
  • Discussion of areas related to ADHD 
  • How to support students struggling in these areas in the classroom.

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Auditorium Pod

10:50am EDT

Arts Integration
An interdisciplinary teaching practice through which non-arts and arts content is taught and assessed equitably to deepen students' understanding of both.  Presenter Patricia Flynn will share a host of arts techniques that easily compliment language arts or math and that are easily replicable or adaptable.  This workshop will provide a relevant professional learning experience for both classroom and arts related teachers.  

Speakers

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Room 133

10:50am EDT

Discover Dashboarding - Session will be at max capacity at 40 participants
Are you looking for ways to tackle your everyday that will have you feeling less stressed, more connected to your real priorities and truly confident in your ability to succeed? Consider joining this 50-minute workshop hosted by consultant, speaker, and coach, Mrs. Gail Kreitzer. Leave with ways to cultivate work/life balance, mindfulness, and efficiency via mental organization.

Speakers
GK

Gail Kreitzer

Dashboarding Minds


Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Media Center

10:50am EDT

Identifying and Addressing OT Concerns in the Classroom FULL
This workshop will cover typical and atypical development, including developmental expectations for ages and grades as well as concerns that would prompt OTs involvement. We will provide "OT hacks" that can be implemented in the classroom by teachers and support staff that efficiently and effectively use basic materials and minimal time to improve student performance.  

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Room 225 & 227

10:50am EDT

Maximized Safety: In Your Classroom and In Your Mind
Part I: How to Leverage Your Classroom for Maximized Safety 

Part II: Critical Thinking Techniques utilizing Yoga Practices "One of the most basic ways to increase safety in schools is to set up classrooms in a safer way. For an ALICE teacher classroom, safety becomes an utmost priority. This session will provide some tips on how to maximize safety and support ALICE strategies through specific environmental changes to the standard classroom layout AND will show your how yoga's incorporation of meditation and breathing during times of stress can help improve a person's mental well-being.

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Auditorium

10:50am EDT

Maximizing your Health Benefits
Hosted by a representative from Arthur Gallagher. 

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Room 233

10:50am EDT

Microsoft Forms
Gain understanding of how Microsoft Forms can trans-Form your assessment practices. Create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see results as they come in. Use built-in analytics to evaluate responses.

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
Room 234 - Lab B

10:50am EDT

Microsoft OneNote in the Classroom
Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Room 248

10:50am EDT

Microsoft Personalized Help Session
Do you have questions about anything Microsoft related? You've come to the right place! A Microsoft rep will be here to help out.

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Room 265

10:50am EDT

MicrosoftEDU: Flipgrid 101
Explore how to integrate student choice in assessment, learn how to create a Grid, topics, and share with students. Discover ways to use Flipgrid within all learning communities.

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Room 306

10:50am EDT

SEL Learning…Not Just for Students!
“Social Emotional Learning refers to the competencies that underscore our ability to be available to learn, and available to teach.” (Christina Cipriano, director of research at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a research scientist at the Child Study Center at the Yale School of Medicine.) In order to educate and interact with students, we need to regulate and manage ourselves, especially in times of stress
 
Join Ms. Mizzoni, Ms. Naclerio, & Ms. Wagener (RMS School Counselors) to learn...
  1. Yoga for staff and use in the classroom…some poses/breathing for teachers to use when they need a short break or for student mini breaks/de-stress before a test. 
  1. Guided meditation for teachers…will provide/demonstrate meditations to use in the classroom 
  1. Stress reducing activities and resources for educators (CALM App, coloring pages, tactile toys, etc.) 
Limit - 15 persons per session 

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Room 255

10:50am EDT

Sip & Paint - Session FULL
Art therapy is a creative technique that helps people express themselves artistically (in this case painting).  It is used to relieve stress and improve self-esteem, anxiety and depression.  So come join us to learn a new way of taking care of ourselves! THIS SESSION IS LIMITED TO 15 ATTENDEES. Coffee, tea, and/or water will be served!

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Room 135

10:50am EDT

Student Led Session: The Power of Positivity: Student Advisory -Session will be at max capacity at 15 participants
Join Mr. Luke Mason, RMS Instructional Coach and some of our fabulous 8th graders as they take you through a student advisory session on the Power of Positivity! MAX # of attendees = 15

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
Rooms 104 & 150 (iCoaches Rooms)

10:50am EDT

The Power of Educating the Whole Child
Join Judy LoBianco, President of the National Health and PE Association and Education Week's 2018 “Leader to Learn From,” to learn how healthy, physically active children have academic and behavioral gains that are worth every subject area teachers’ investment.

Speakers
JL

Judy LoBianco

SHAPE America


Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Room 256

10:50am EDT

Vinyasa Style Yoga
Come and join Jackie Levitan, certified Yoga instructor, for meditation and yoga poses for all levels. Bring a mat if you have one!

Monday October 14, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm EDT
RHS Main Gymnasium (Lower Level)

1:10pm EDT

ADHD: Beyond the IEP
Recognizing, understanding, and supporting students who struggle with attention, inhibition, organization, initiating tasks, and/or memory. This workshop will cover:
  • How ADHD fits into the IDEA classification of Other Health Impairment (OHI)
  • DSM-V criteria and things students with ADHD struggle within the classroom
  • Discussion of areas related to ADHD 
  • How to support students struggling in these areas in the classroom.

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Auditorium Pod

1:10pm EDT

Arts Integration
An interdisciplinary teaching practice through which non-arts and arts content is taught and assessed equitably to deepen students' understanding of both.  Presenter Patricia Flynn will share a host of arts techniques that easily compliment language arts or math and that are easily replicable or adaptable.  This workshop will provide a relevant professional learning experience for both classroom and arts related teachers.  

Speakers

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Room 133

1:10pm EDT

Cognition – How We Learn and Our Brains Work
The new research on how the brain actually works should have an impact in our classrooms at any age level. How are decisions actually made in the brain?  Are we doing everything we can to enhance memory in our classrooms?  Why do we do the crazy things we do, and how should it impact our classrooms?  Join us for a multi-media presentation and group discussion led by two “off the wall” dudes with 69 years in education. (Mr. Cullis, RHS Librarian & Mr. Bowditch, RHS School Counselor)

Research Resources: 
The Happiness Hypothesis, Haidt 
The Power of Habit, Duhigg 
The Social Animal, Brooks 

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Room 243

1:10pm EDT

Is Balance Best? Cultivating Self-Awareness and Personal Wellness
Self-Awareness is essential to our well-being and the cornerstone to emotional intelligence.  “The ability to monitor our emotions and thoughts from moment to moment is key to understanding ourselves better, being at peace with who we are, and proactively managing our thoughts, emotions and behaviors.”
(Jessie Zhu 2017. Why Self-Awareness Matters and How You Can be More Self-Aware.  Retrieved from https://positivepsychologyprogram.com.).
Join our very own elementary school counselors, Megan Ingman & Debbie Hessels to:
  1. Learn how to become more in touch with your thoughts, feelings and actions 
  1. Identify your current level of self-awareness 
  1. Discover how to “Get with the Flow” 
  1. Engage in guided practice techniques that foster self-awareness 

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Room 253

1:10pm EDT

Maximized Safety: In Your Classroom and In Your Mind
Part I: How to Leverage Your Classroom for Maximized Safety 

Part II: Critical Thinking Techniques utilizing Yoga Practices "One of the most basic ways to increase safety in schools is to set up classrooms in a safer way. For an ALICE teacher classroom, safety becomes an utmost priority. This session will provide some tips on how to maximize safety and support ALICE strategies through specific environmental changes to the standard classroom layout AND will show your how yoga's incorporation of meditation and breathing during times of stress can help improve a person's mental well-being.

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Auditorium

1:10pm EDT

Microsoft Accessibility Tools
Learn how Windows 10 and Office can personalize learning for all students, explore ways to improve focus using Windows 10 and Office, see the new Learning Tools add-in for OneNote can improve reading comprehension, learn how students are able to demonstrate their understanding using inputs other than keyboarding and text

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Room 265

1:10pm EDT

Microsoft TEAMS 101
Explore the Teams user interface, how create a Team, invite others to join your Team, how to join other Teams, add channels and tabs to your team

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
Room 234 - Lab B

1:10pm EDT

Microsoft TEAMS 201
See examples of how educators can use Microsoft Teams in their professional life. Assign and collect work, give quick assessments, peek into student journals, and deliver flipped lessons with ease. Understand how to utilize other apps with Teams to maximize potential.


Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Room 306

1:10pm EDT

MicrosoftEDU: Flipgrid 101
Explore how to integrate student choice in assessment, learn how to create a Grid, topics, and share with students. Discover ways to use Flipgrid within all learning communities.

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Room 248

1:10pm EDT

Mindful Energy Re-Set - FULL
In this demanding world full of doing, we often suffer the consequences feeling tired, overwhelmed and reactive. Join Amy Rubin of MindfulSELFF and learn how to listen to your body when it whispers so you don’t have to deal with it when it screams. In this short presentation, participants will:

-Explore simple mindfulness practices to hone their attention and awareness of mind racing and body bracing
-Learn how to flip the script on uncomfortable experiences and
-Transform their energy to Thrive rather than Survive!

MAX = 40 PARTICIPANTS

Speakers
AR

Amy Rubin

MindfulSELFF


Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Media Center

1:10pm EDT

Physical Activity + Academics = A Winning Combination
Come ready to learn fun and creative ways to increase movement opportunities in the classroom.  Activities from OPEN Active Classroom will be featured and will span a wide-range of grade and interest levels.  Participants will engage in Brain Boosts (short activity breaks), One-Minute Challenges (highlighting tiered questioning), Nutrition-related Games (reviewing other core-academic content), and Cooperative Activities (emphasizing SEL). Please join us in the action-packed session specifically geared toward classroom teachers! 


Speakers

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Auxilary Gym (Lower Level near main gym)

1:10pm EDT

Planning for your Retirement
Hosted by Carmine Anzalone/David Lynne from AXA. 

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Room 218

1:10pm EDT

Sip & Paint - Session FULL
Art therapy is a creative technique that helps people express themselves artistically (in this case painting).  It is used to relieve stress and improve self-esteem, anxiety and depression.  So come join us to learn a new way of taking care of ourselves! THIS SESSION IS LIMITED TO 15 ATTENDEES. Coffee, tea, and/or water will be served!

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Room 135

1:10pm EDT

The Ins & Outs of IEP Development
This workshop with give an overview of the whole IEP and specific strategies to writing a PLAAFP.  We will also provide guidance on writing effective goals and objectives and provide tips on how to create a cohesive and easy to follow document.

Hosted by Linda Consales, Carol Lauria & Cosette Sobota

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
Room 224

1:10pm EDT

The Power of Educating the Whole Child
Join Judy LoBianco, past President of the National Health and PE Association and Education Week's 2018 “Leader to Learn From,” to learn how healthy, physically active children have academic and behavioral gains that are worth every subject area teachers’ investment. 


Speakers
JL

Judy LoBianco

SHAPE America


Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
RHS Room 256

1:10pm EDT

Epic Project-Based Learning with Trevor Muir
Epic Project Based Learning (PBL) is about using the power of story to engage students so that learning is memorable and transformational. Storytelling has not only proven to be the best way of sharing information, but also for learning and retaining that information. A class can be designed and taught in the format of a story, adding authenticity and real-world challenges to the work students accomplish. This workshop gives concrete methods, practices, and resources to create a standards-based, skills and content rich, story-centric classroom in an innovative project-based learning model. During the workshop, educators will learn the basic planning structure for a PBL unit and will have time to begin brainstorming a project with Trevor and colleagues.

Speakers

Monday October 14, 2019 1:10pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Commons

2:25pm EDT

Age of Opportunity – The Adolescent Brain
If you are a middle or high school teacher or a parent, you know students often do thoughtless, crazy, and self-harming things.  Why?  What is going on physiologically and socially at this age?  Actually, it’s not all bad!  Join us for a multi-media presentation and group discussion led by two “off the wall” dudes with 69 years in education. (Penn and Steve) 
 
Research Resources: 
Age of Opportunity, Steinberg 
Mindset, Dweck 
The Big Disconnect, Steiner-Adaire 

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Room 243

2:25pm EDT

Exploring AAC Devices
The presentation will provide an opportunity to learn about augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) with an emphasis on Proloquo2go and Touch Chat.  Participants will  have a chance to explore the devices first hand.  


Hosted by Hayley DiPillo, Kristen Haliakias and Kelly Mattsson

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Room 221

2:25pm EDT

Identifying and Addressing OT Concerns in the Classroom
This workshop will cover typical and atypical development, including developmental expectations for ages and grades as well as concerns that would prompt OTs involvement. We will provide "OT hacks" that can be implemented in the classroom by teachers and support staff that efficiently and effectively use basic materials and minimal time to improve student performance.  

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Room 225 & 227

2:25pm EDT

Is Balance Best? Cultivating Self-Awareness and Personal Wellness
Self-Awareness is essential to our well-being and the cornerstone to emotional intelligence.  “The ability to monitor our emotions and thoughts from moment to moment is key to understanding ourselves better, being at peace with who we are, and proactively managing our thoughts, emotions and behaviors.”
(Jessie Zhu 2017. Why Self-Awareness Matters and How You Can be More Self-Aware.  Retrieved from https://positivepsychologyprogram.com.).
Join our very own elementary school counselors, Megan Ingman & Debbie Hessels to:
  1. Learn how to become more in touch with your thoughts, feelings and actions 
  1. Identify your current level of self-awareness 
  1. Discover how to “Get with the Flow” 
  1. Engage in guided practice techniques that foster self-awareness 

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Room 253

2:25pm EDT

Maximized Safety: In Your Classroom and In Your Mind
Part I: How to Leverage Your Classroom for Maximized Safety 

Part II: Critical Thinking Techniques utilizing Yoga Practices "One of the most basic ways to increase safety in schools is to set up classrooms in a safer way. For an ALICE teacher classroom, safety becomes an utmost priority. This session will provide some tips on how to maximize safety and support ALICE strategies through specific environmental changes to the standard classroom layout AND will show your how yoga's incorporation of meditation and breathing during times of stress can help improve a person's mental well-being.

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Auditorium

2:25pm EDT

Microsoft Forms
Gain understanding of how Microsoft Forms can trans-Form your assessment practices. Create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see results as they come in. Use built-in analytics to evaluate responses.

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
Room 234 - Lab B

2:25pm EDT

Microsoft OneNote in the Classroom
Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Room 248

2:25pm EDT

Microsoft Personalized Help Session
Do you have questions about anything Microsoft related? You've come to the right place! A Microsoft rep will be here to help out.

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Room 265

2:25pm EDT

MicrosoftEDU: Flipgrid 101
Explore how to integrate student choice in assessment, learn how to create a Grid, topics, and share with students. Discover ways to use Flipgrid within all learning communities.

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Room 306

2:25pm EDT

Mindful Energy Re-Set FULL
In this demanding world full of doing, we often suffer the consequences feeling tired, overwhelmed and reactive. Join Amy Rubin of MindfulSELFF and learn how to listen to your body when it whispers so you don’t have to deal with it when it screams. In this short presentation, participants will:

-Explore simple mindfulness practices to hone their attention and awareness of mind racing and body bracing
-Learn how to flip the script on uncomfortable experiences and
-Transform their energy to Thrive rather than Survive!

MAX = 40 PARTICIPANTS

Speakers
AR

Amy Rubin

MindfulSELFF


Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Media Center

2:25pm EDT

Physical Activity + Academics = A Winning Combination
Come ready to learn fun and creative ways to increase movement opportunities in the classroom.  Activities from OPEN Active Classroom will be featured and will span a wide-range of grade and interest levels. Participants will engage in Brain Boosts (short activity breaks), One-Minute Challenges (highlighting tiered questioning), Nutrition-related Games (reviewing other core-academic content), and Cooperative Activities (emphasizing SEL). Please join us in the action-packed session specifically geared toward classroom teachers!

Speakers

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Auxilary Gym (Lower Level near main gym)

2:25pm EDT

Planning for your Retirement
Hosted by Carmine Anzalone/David Lynne from AXA. 

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Room 218

2:25pm EDT

Sip & Paint - Session FULL
Art therapy is a creative technique that helps people express themselves artistically (in this case painting).  It is used to relieve stress and improve self-esteem, anxiety and depression.  So come join us to learn a new way of taking care of ourselves! THIS SESSION IS LIMITED TO 15 ATTENDEES. Coffee, tea, and/or water will be served!

Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Room 135

2:25pm EDT

The Power of Educating the Whole Child
Join Judy LoBianco, President of the National Health and PE Association and Education Week's 2018 “Leader to Learn From,” to learn how healthy, physically active children have academic and behavioral gains that are worth every subject area teachers’ investment.

Speakers
JL

Judy LoBianco

SHAPE America


Monday October 14, 2019 2:25pm - 3:30pm EDT
RHS Room 256