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Curriculum and Instruction Regional Professional Learning Workshops


The Oklahoma State Department of Education held free professional learning workshops for the 2021-2022 school year hosted by the Office of Curriculum and Instruction. These fall workshops were offered in different regions of the state and are designed to support educators with effective instructional strategies aligned to the Oklahoma Academic Standards. For those unable to attend in-person workshops, a condensed synchronous virtual option is available. This version was recorded and published for asynchronous viewing in the chart below along with its corresponding slide deck.

Stay up to date about new workshops by joining the EngageOK Teacher newsletter here. If you have specific questions regarding the workshops, please contact Vickie Hale at Vickie.Hale@sde.ok.gov.

Subject Description YouTube Recording Slide Deck
Accelerating Learning Educators across content areas and grade levels will learn effective strategies for assessing student learning, determining student needs, and addressing unfinished learning all while ensuring students receive on-grade level instruction. Not Available Slide Deck
Computer Science for K-8th Grades What is computer science and how can it help your K-8 students? In this session, participants will learn the basics of computer science and explore the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Computer Science (OAS-CS). Participants will also learn strategies and gain lesson ideas for integrating computer science with other subject areas they are teaching. YouTube Slide Deck
Early Childhood Participants will learn the continuum of play, and how to harness different types of play experiences to reach the Oklahoma Academic Standards. By the end of the session, teachers will engage in and plan for putting academically minded play into action. YouTube Slide Deck
Elementary English Language Arts Participants will study the 2021 Oklahoma Academic Standards for English Language Arts, as well as the corresponding crosswalks, vertical progressions, and revised appendix. Participants will also determine how to braid objectives into lessons for accelerated instruction that support other content areas, social-emotional learning, and English learners. YouTube Slide Deck
Secondary English Language Arts Participants will study the 2021 Oklahoma Academic Standards for English Language Arts, as well as the corresponding crosswalks, vertical progressions, and revised appendix. Participants will also determine how to braid objectives into lessons for accelerated instruction that support social-emotional learning and English learners. YouTube Slide Deck
Fine Arts Join us as we review the new fine arts curriculum framework. Participants will be able to network with other arts educators and explore resources for their dance, drama/theatre, music, or visual art classroom. YouTube Slide Deck
Elementary Mathematics Unfinished learning in the mathematics classroom is noticeable each year and addressing it has many approaches. Participants will discover acceleration learning practices to provide “Just-in-Time” support during on-grade-level opportunities. YouTube Slide Deck
Secondary Mathematics Unfinished learning in the mathematics classroom is noticeable each year and addressing it has many approaches. Participants will discover acceleration learning practices to provide “Just-in-Time” support during on-grade-level opportunities.

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Science Learn how to create a classroom culture that promotes students figuring out phenomena through student-driven science and engineering investigations. Participants will explore how to use the new Oklahoma Science Framework and science instructional strategies to support teaching and learning aligned with the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Science. YouTube Slide Deck
Social Studies Participants will explore the guidance and resources found in the new social studies curriculum framework which offers sample inquiry-based lessons, classroom-ready resources, and formative assessment designed to elicit student thinking. YouTube Slide Deck
World Languages Participants will explore instructional strategies and gain resources to support students in advancing their skills to reach higher proficiency levels in World Languages. Participants will also learn about the new Oklahoma Seal of Biliteracy and how it can help students with college career readiness and how it benefits Oklahoma districts and communities.

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Last updated on December 6, 2021