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The Round Rock ISD 2014 Summer Professional Development Conference will be two full weeks of learning opportunities for educators from around central Texas. The classes listed below are only the beginning. Check back often to see what has been added. Round Rock ISD attendees, make sure you sign up in eCampus as well. The number is included in each course description.

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Monday, July 28
 

8:30am

Google Forms and Spreadsheets - FULL CLASS D101 Moving My Moodle: Going from Moodle 1 to Moodle 2 A 206 The 4-1-1 on Google GMail and Calendar A 211 Bend It Like Beckham: Small, Flexible Grouping for the English Classroom B 101 Expository Writing with Purpose B 103 Strategies for Critical Thinking in Math: Numberless Word Problems, Silent Teaching, Oral K-W-C and more (K-2) - FULL CLASS B 219 Completing Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans in Estar C 218 Strategies to Teach Independence C 257 CPI Re-Certification - RRISD ONLY B 259 Creating and Sustaining Rigorous Bilingual Centers C 224 Photoshop for Visual Arts Faculty D 106 GT Module 1: Nature and Needs B 179 GT Update 6-12: Flipping over Socratic Seminars using TED Talks C 207 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Partner Reading and Book Clubs (3-5) - FULL CLASS B 223 Developing Essential Strategies for Computational Fluency - Multiplication and Division (3-5) B 226 Exploring (HS) New Standards C 203 Exploring TEKS Topics with the TI-84 Plus in Middle Grades Math B 204 Exploring the New Math Standards - Middle School C 204 Backward Design (using Designing Rigorous Units of Instruction & ARRC model) (K-5) B 266 Best Practices TBA Management Essentials for a Happy, Productive Early Childhood Classroom B 132 Writing in Science in Action with Betsy Rupp Fulwiler (RRISE ONLY) B 258 New Resources Training and Planning C 255, C 257, C 258 Using Interactive Notebooks to Create Effective Learners - Level II C 216 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Writing Workshop (1st & 2nd) - 2 Day Class F 117 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Writing Workshop (Kinder) - 2 Day Class B 171 CGI Problem Solving Math (K-2) - 2 Day Class - FULL CLASS B 163, B 164 CGI Problem Solving Math - (3-5) - 2 Day Class - FULL CLASS B 163, B 164 Dyslexia 101 - 2 Day Class C 260

12:30pm

 
Tuesday, July 29
 

8:30am

Social Media in the Art Studio D 106 Connect and Communicate with Edmodo Level 1 A 211 Moodle 2 - Level 3: Quizzes and more A 206 Teacher Access Center Trainer of Trainers - FULL CLASS B 133 Conferring With and Assessing Student Writers c 221 Practical Approaches to Expository Instruction C 222 The Effort Effect: Boost Motivation and Achievement and Narrow the Gap in Math - FULL CLASS C 204 Busting Barriers to Create an Interactive, Language-Rich Classroom B 265 Completing Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans in Estar C 218 Encaustic for the Secondary Visual Art Teacher F 112 GT Module 2: Identification and Assessment B 226 GT Update 3-5: Using Depth & Complexity to Engage and Expand Student Thinking B 201 GT Update 6-12: Social Media Collaborating in New Environments C 216 GT Update K-2: Using Depth & Complexity to Differentiate in the Primary Classroom - FULL CLASS B 171 Excel Basics and Beyond D101 Balanced Literacy - Classroom systems and practices (3-5) C 219 BAS/SEL Phase 2 - Understanding Text Complexity & Sources of Information C 206 & 207 Supporting Struggling Readers with the Leveled Literacy Intervention Program (Blue LLI Kit) (2-5) SPHS Library Teaching Grammar Authentically (3-5) B 258 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Partner Reading and Book Clubs (3-5) Lecture Hall Teaching the New Math Standards: Personal Financial Literacy - 6th Grade B 208 Teaching the new standards in Algebra I C 203 Meaningful Writing for Young Children B 132 Teaching the New Texas Math Standards (2-5) (RRISE ONLY) C 257 New Resources Training and Planning B 204 PBL Synthesis Lab B 266 Writing in Science in Action with Betsy Rupp Fulwiler - Level I - Elementary Cafeteria The Social Studies Critical Thinking Lab C 209 #CaseManagement B 179 Quality Indicator training for FAC teachers C 258 CPI Initial Certification - 2 Day Class - RRISD ONLY B 259

12:30pm

 
Wednesday, July 30
 

8:30am

Google Drive - Level 2: Shift into Gear A 208 Google Sites - Level 1: Get It Going with Google Sites A 211 Google+ or Bust A 206 Teacher Access Center Trainer of Trainers D 107 Empowering Students through the Research Process C 204 Strategies for Critical Thinking in Math: Numberless Word Problems, Silent Teaching, and Strip Diagrams (3-5) - FULL CLASS B 266 Completing Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans in Estar C 218 Dyslexia: From Identification to Interpreting Testing Results C 219 Simple but Significant: PLAAFP to IEP C 255 Illustrator for Visual Arts Faculty D 106 GT Module 3: Social and Emotional Needs B 258 GT Update 6-12: Social Media Collaborating in New Environments C 216 GT Update: ETAGS Common Math Assessment Development C 206 GT Update: MS TAG Language Arts C 207 GT Update 9-12: TAG Math w/Kathryn Lowe c 221 Designing Units of Study in Writing (K-5) B 164 Formative Assessment & Scaffolding in Numbers and Operations (4-5) B 265 Teaching the New Math Standards: Personal Financial Literacy - 7th Grade B 208 Teaching the new standards in Algebra 2 C 203 Building Literacy, Math, & Science in the Block Center F 117 New Resources Training and Planning Lecture Hall Picture-Perfect Science Comes to Life in the K-2 Classroom! B 180 Writing in Science in Action with Betsy Rupp Fulwiler - Level II - Elementary Cafeteria K-2 Reading Rocks - 2 Day Class B 171 Observing Reading Behaviors to Drive Instruction-Using the Literacy Continuum (K-2) - 2 Day Class SPHS Library Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Reading Workshop (1st & 2nd) - 2 Day Class C 224 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Reading Workshop (3rd - 5th) - 2 Day Class B 261 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Reading Workshop (Kinder) - 2 Day Class B 163 Project CRISS - 2 Day Class B 205

12:30pm

 
Thursday, July 31
 

8:30am

12:30pm

 
Monday, August 4
 

8:30am

Melodies in Flight from Pencil to Cyberspace D106 Travel the World Twenty Minutes At a Time! C 224 Connect and Communicate with Edmodo Level 1 A 211 Google Chrome Ninja Tips & Tricks D 109 The 4-1-1 on Google GMail and Calendar A 208 You Can't Just Google It - Creative Commons in the Classroom D 120 The Short Answer: Successful Strategies [for the classroom and STAAR] C 269 Exploring Projects in Math Class C 125 Engaging the Elementary Learner with Discovery Education A 209 Dyslexia: From Identification to Interpreting Testing Results C 219 CPI Re-Certification - RRISD ONLY B 259 The Classroom Symphony: Becoming a Management Maestro - FULL CLASS B 201 ASCA Program Model Overview - RRISD ONLY TBA Checklist for Dance Faculty F 123 GT Module 2: Identification and Assessment B 258 GT Module 5: Differentiated Curriculum B 261 GT Update 2-5: TAGifying Your PBL - FULL CLASS B 219 GT Update K-2: I Already GT It! Addressing the Needs of Primary Gifted Students B 205 Excel Basics and Beyond D 101 Team Building with Dr. Debbie Estes Cafeteria BAS/SEL Phase 2 - Understanding Text Complexity & Sources of Information C 206 & 207 Teaching Grammar Authentically (3-5) - FULL CLASS B164 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Conferring in Writing Workshop (3-5) B 266 Elementary Students in Texas Algebra Ready (ESTAR) (K-2) B 226 Teaching the New Math Standards: Personal Financial Literacy - 8th Grade B 204 7 Steps to a Language Rich Classroom (RRISE ONLY) Lecture Hall OnTrack for Student Success A 206 Bringing Social Studies to Life: Using Fine Arts to Engage Students and Make It Stick C 218 Moving All Students to Literacy Proficiency c 221 Instructional Practices for Students with Special Needs in the New Millennium - FULL CLASS C 255 K-2 Reading Rocks - 2 Day Class B 171 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Small Group Instruction (K-5) - 2 Day Class C 261 & C263 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Word Study (K-2) - 2 Day Class B 180 FCC BOOT CAMP: Teaching Verbal Behavior in the Functional Communication Classroom - 3 DAY CLASS B 208

12:30pm

 
Tuesday, August 5
 

8:30am

Classroom Management Tools and Techniques B 265 7 Steps for Creating a Language-Rich Classroom in the Content Area C 203 Technomusicology and Engaging Guitar Instruction F 135 GT Update 6-12: Knowsys Vocabulary Training (half-day session) C 218 Google Forms and Spreadsheets D101 Google+ or Bust A 208 Moving My Moodle: Going from Moodle 1 to Moodle 2 A 211 Teacher Access Center Trainer of Trainers D 106 Istation and other Online Resources for the Middle School ELA/R Classroom D 107 Practical Approaches to Expository Writing Instruction C 222 The Short Answer: Successful Strategies [for the classroom and STAAR] C 269 Using the Newly Adopted Instructional Materials C 204 18+ Programming C 257 Google Drive - Level 2: Shift into Gear A 209 ASCA Program Model for Elementary Counselors - RRISD ONLY TBA Middle School Dance Curriculum Planning F 123 GT Module 3: Social and Emotional Needs B 258 GT Update 3-5: Technology Resources for the TAG Classroom - FULL CLASS B 219 GT Update 3-8: Cloudy with a Chance of Gifted B 163 GT Update K-2: I Already GT It! Addressing the Needs of Primary Gifted Students - FULL CLASS SPHS Library GT Update: MS TAG Math C 219 GT Update: MS TAG Social Studies C 216 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Conferring in Writing Workshop (K-2) B 164 Connections: Algebra Readiness and the New TEKS (3-4) B 226 Developing Essential Strategies for Computational Fluency - Addition and Subtraction (1-3 B 201 Discovery Dome Training Lecture Hall How to Flip Out: A Guide by Teachers for Teachers B 222 & B 223 Instructional Practices for Students with Special Needs in the New Millennium - FULL CLASS C 255 CPI Initial Certification - 2 Day Class - RRISD ONLY B 259 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Writing Workshop (3rd - 5th) - 2 Day Class B 261 Dyslexia 101 - 2 Day Class B 266

12:30pm

 
Wednesday, August 6
 

8:30am

Researching and Exposure to the Most Recent Choral Literature for the Elementary Music Choir F 135 Making the FLIP! Flipped Classroom Level 1 A 208 Moodle 2 - Level 3: Quizzes and more A 206 Teacher Access Center Trainer of Trainers D 106 The Effort Effect: Boost Motivation and Achievement and Narrow the Gap in Math C 204 Inferring across the Humanities C 209 Using the FIE for Effective Instruction - FULL CLASS SPHS Library ASCA Program Model for Middle School Counselors - RRISD ONLY TBA Palabras a su Paso: El Estudio de Palabras en Acción - FULL CLASS c 221 GT Module 4: Creativity and Instructional Strategies B 258 GT Update 2-5: TAGifying Your PBL C 219 GT Update 3-5: Create a Flipped Classroom - FULL CLASS C 222 GT Update 3-5: Notebooking with Picture Books and Foldables - FULL CLASS F 112 GT Update 3-8: Through the Looking Glass C 218 Balanced Literacy - Classroom systems and practices (K-2) B 163 BAS/SEL Phase 2 - Understanding Text Complexity & Sources of Information C 206 & 207 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Conferring with Readers (K-5) B 219 Zooming in on Balanced Literacy: Interactive Writing, Shared Writing (K-2) B 222 Math Academy: Rational Number Operations (5th) B 223 Fifth Grade Science - 1st Nine Weeks Just in Time - RRISD ONLY B 201 First Grade Science - 1st Nine Weeks Just in Time - RRISD ONLY C 272 Fourth Grade Science - 1st Nine Weeks Just in Time - RRISD ONLY B 204 Kindergarten Science - 1st Nine Weeks Just in Time - RRISD ONLY C 280 Second Grade Science - 1st Nine Weeks Just in Time - RRISD ONLY B 265 Third Grade Science - 1st Nine Weeks Just in Time - RRISD ONLY B 205 TExES Training for ESL Certification - 2 Day Class C 201

12:30pm

 
Thursday, August 7
 

8:30am

12:30pm