A-List will conduct 1 full day of ACT discipline-specific training for ELA for staff that will teach the preparation course. Training sessions will provide attendees with a solid grounding in the nature and content of the tests, including format, subject matter, overall strategies and analysis of data driven assessments. Attendees will also have the opportunity to focus on problem solving techniques, non cognitive skills development, common mistakes, and best practices. The training will also cover implementation strategies based on student performance data, including setting class schedules, weekly assignments, and practice tests dates.
Participants will be immersed in the blended learning experience through a combination of face-to-face (F2F) sessions, digital resources, and online assignments. Topics covered will include: course design principles, pedagogical considerations, creating a community of inquiry, technology how-to's, student engagement strategies, and assessment strategies. Access to a computer with internet availability is required.
Participation Fee: $ 400 Participants from districts participating in Ulster BOCES Model Schools Co-Ser 535 may attend at no charge.