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CUNY Common Core Institute for Adults Professional Development Seminars

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CUNY CCI Professional Development Seminars

 

CUNY CCI currently offers two professional development seminars. One is for literacy teachers and the other is for math teachers.

 

Reading and Writing Practices for High School Equivalency

 

Reading and Writing Practices for High School Equivalency will focus on   the teacher's role in helping students read and respond to higher level texts.  

 

Teachers will learn to:

 

  • Help students build and activate background knowledge in the areas of science and social studies through reading a variety of texts

 

 

  • Model effective reading strategies such as paraphrasing, annotating, summarizing and self-questioning

 

 

  • Help students learn to identify and evaluate writers' claims and evidence and respond effectively to texts in writing.

 

 

 

Mathematics Learning for High School Equivalency

 

Mathematics Learning for High School Equivalency will focus on implementing the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice in the classroom, with an emphasis on student thinking and cognitively challenging mathematical tasks.

 

Teachers will learn to:

 

  • Help students make sense of problems and persevere in solving them; construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others and model with mathematics.

 

 

  • Develop on inquiry-based math class, focused on problem-solving, social learning and quantitative reasoning

 

 

  • Develop a set of general effective problem-solving and sense-making strategies

 

 

 

How to Sign Up

 

For more information, or if you would like to attend the next Reading/Writing workshops, please contact Kate Brandt at Kate.Brandt@mail.cuny.edu or 646-344-7325.

 

For more information or if you would like to attend upcoming Math workshops, please contact Mark Trushkowsky at mark.trushkowsky@mail.cuny.edu or 646-344-7301

 

 

 

 



 

 

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