On January 28, 2014 ESU 11 hosted a workshop for foreign language teachers. This workshop supported the importance of using the target language in the classroom and provided strategies to help accomplish this. These strategies included games and activities that help reinforce vocabulary, activities to keep the students speaking in the target language, and strategies […]
On January 14, 2014, ESU 11 provided day one of a three-day APL workshop. This workshop provided teachers with a top-notch professional growth experience that focused on instructional and classroom management skills. The skills learned during this workshop will help increase student time on task, improve student behavior and performance, and increase student motivation.
A science inquiry workshop was held at ESU 11 on November 7th. This workshop helped teachers compare approaches to hands-on science, examined different hands-on methods of teaching science, and explored different science process skills. James Blake, Director of Science Education at the Nebraska Department of Education and Sara Cooper, Academic Advisor and Instructor at the […]
On November 6, 2013, ESU 11 conducted a workshop to help and encourage area teachers in their efforts to teach the economic concepts as outlined in the newly revised Nebraska Social Studies Standards. This workshop provided teachers with interactive tools that have been designed to help teach the most important concepts in economics and personal finance, and aid […]
On September 5, 2013, Kate Hatch coordinated a Healthy Schools Program workshop. This is the second year that Shannon Vogler from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation Foundation will provide support so districts can meet federal expectations regarding the district’s Wellness Policy. Through the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act (new Child Re-Authorization Act of 2010) every […]