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2019-20 Professional Development Resources

Faculty Handbooks

Faculty Handbook 2019-20

Paraprofessional Handbook 2019-20

Nuts & Bolts 2019-20

Faculty Meeting/Professional Development Agendas: 

New Teacher Onboarding - August 16, 2019

Topics for New Teachers - August 16, 2019

Faculty Meeting - August 16, 2018

Faculty Meeting - August 17, 2018


Disciplinary Literacy Resources:

GHS Disciplinary Literacy Google Classroom Site

Disciplinary Literacy Resources (Year 1 - 2017-18)

Disciplinary Literacy Resources (Year 2 - 2018-19)


Professional Articles & Resources

Three Directions for Disciplinary Literacy

Student-Centered Strategies for Deeper Textual Analysis

Ms. Wilkins' Content-Specific Disciplinary Literacy Resources

What is Disciplinary Literacy & Why It Matters (Slideshare)

Content Area Literacy vs. Disciplinary Literacy 

Helping Students Comprehend Complex Text

PLC Information:

GHS Building Goals - 2019-20

PLC Meeting Template

Essential Questions:  

NEW Examples of Essential Questions

NEW Essential Questions Examples

Developing Essential Questions

Essential Questions Article

Grant Wiggins Big Ideas Essential Questions Post

Planning Guide for Substantive Conversations

Examples of Essential Questions:

Essential Questions For All Subject Areas

Bloom's Sentence Stems

Business EQ's

Science EQ's

More Science EQ's

Math EQ'sMore Math EQ'sEven More Math EQ'sStill More Math EQ's, and Bonus Math EQ's

Physical Education EQ's

English/LA EQ's

Music EQ's

Social Studies EQ's

More Social Studies EQ's

Global Issues EQ's

Art EQ's

World Language EQ's

Communication EQ's


Technology Resources: 

Technology Integration Matrix

SAMR Model of Technology Integration