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Arkansas AIMS Summer 2020 On-line PD Workshops

Updated May 5, 2020

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!

Summer 2020 Professional Development 

 

AR AIMS will be hosting on-line Summer Professional Development as an orientation to the curriculum on our Google Sites.  Eight hours of professional development will be offered in July, with sixteen more hours offered during the school year. 

ENGLISH

The AR AIMS English LTF Infused Advanced Instructional Methods and Strategies training for grades 6-10 merges LTF training with a curriculum framework developed by a master teacher and fully supported by a loaded Google Site for each grade level. It includes four complete units that are developed to be flexible while providing teachers with guidance as they implement Arkansas frameworks and prepare for standardized tests (ACT Aspire).  Cost:  $500 for AR AIMS schools; $600 for Non-AR AIMS schools

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER FOR THE AR AIMS SUMMER 2020 ENGLISH TRAINING

 MATH

AR AIMS Math Laying the Foundation workshops (sponsored by NMSI – The National Math and Science Initiative)  gives teachers the resources they need to raise expectations and develop advanced levels of thinking. Teachers will be provided with activities and instructional strategies that are developed by expert educators and will challenge all students as well as encourage them to be more confident and creative problem solvers. Cost:  $500 for AR AIMS schools; $600 for Non-AR AIMS schools

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER FOR THE AR AIMS SUMMER 2020 MATH TRAINING

 SCIENCE

The AR AIMS Science LTF Infused Advanced Instructional Methods and Strategies training merges LTF (Laying the Foundation) training with a curriculum developed by Arkansas teachers and fully supported by a loaded Google Site for each content. It includes complete units that are developed to be flexible while providing teachers with guidance as they implement Arkansas standards and prepare for standardized tests (ACT, ACT Aspire). The training, along with the Google Site, is grade level specific and includes pacing guides, formative and summative assessments, presentations, labs and activities, as well as other resources.  Hundreds of Arkansas teachers have completed this training over the past three years.  Summer 2020 (Phase 2) training will focus on new activities and content.  (Phase 1 is not a requirement for Phase 2.)  Cost:  $500 for AR AIMS schools; $600 for Non-AR AIMS schools

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER FOR THE AR AIMS SUMMER 2020 SCIENCE T

Questions?  Contact Rhonda Riggin, AR AIMS Program Director, at rxriggins@ualr.edu or 479-849-6656

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2020-21  AP & PAP Workshops

FALL 2020

  • MATH:  October 5 & 6, 2020

  • SCIENCE:  October 26 & 27, 2020

  • ENGLISH:  November 2 & 3, 2020

SPRING 2021:

  • ENGLISH:  February 22 & 23, 2021

  • MATH & SCIENCE:  April 8 & 9, 2021

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