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### Professional Development

#### Next Generation Science Unit Development with Jean Ward

Participants will be given tools and resources needed to serve as the foundation for their work and are encouraged to work singly or in pairs on unit development. Participants will need laptop computers and access to Google docs. This course is hosted by the BRSU. For registration materials see below. |

#### Guided Mathematics Models: Developing a Framework for Meaningful Instruction with Sandi Stanhope

This 3 credit graduate course will focus on building teacher pedagogical knowledge about effective instructional practices. Teachers will focus on the guided math workshop model as an effective practice for differentiating and enhancing mathematics instruction to meet the needs of all students. Teachers will examine current mathematics programs and materials for embedded effective instructional practices. Teachers will review best practices for instruction. Recommended for PreK-6 as well as Special Education. The course dates are: June 25, 26, 29, and August 10 (8:00 - 4:00), and Sept. 21, Oct. 12 (3:35 - 7:00). The course will be held at the Mettawee Community School and the cost is $975. To register on-line go to http://goo.gl/forms/e2jCj3NOge or use the paper registration below. A more detailed course description is also attached below. |

#### OGAP Proportional Reasoning with Lynne Kelly: August 3 - 6, 2015

Participants will learn how to use the Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP) in the area of proportional reasoning. The Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP) is a systematic and intentional formative assessment system in mathematics based on mathematics education research on how students learn specific concepts, common errors students make, and preconceptions or misconceptions that may interfere with learning new concepts of solving related problems. This is a four day training and a 2 credit option from Castleton State College is available. The cost without credit is $450. The cost with the two graduate credits is $680. The offering is sponsored by the Bennington Rutland Supervisory Union, and will be hosted at Manchester Elementary Middle School A more detailed description and registration information is attached. |

#### OGAP Multiplicative Reasoning with Jean Ward: July 27 - 30, 2015

The Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP) is a systematic and intentional formative assessment system in mathematics based on mathematics education research on how students learn specific concepts, common errors students make, and preconceptions or misconceptions that may interfere with learning new concepts of solving related problems. This is a four day training and a 2 credit option from Castleton State College is available. The cost without credit is $450. The cost with the two graduate credits is $680. The offering is sponsored by the Bennington Rutland Supervisory Union, and will be hosted at Manchester Elementary Middle School. A more detailed course description and registration information can be found below. |

#### OGAP Fraction Reasoning Training with Jean Ward, July 20 - 23, 2015

The Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP) is a systematic and intentional formative assessment system in mathematics based on mathematics education research on how students learn specific concepts, common errors students make, and preconceptions or misconceptions that may interfere with learning new concepts of solving related problems. This is a four day training and a 2 credit option from Castleton State College is available. The cost without credit is $450. The cost with the two graduate credits is $680. The offering is sponsored by the Bennington Rutland Supervisory Union, and will be hosted at Manchester Elementary Middle School. A more detailed course description with registration info is found below. |

#### OGAP Fraction Reasoning with Jean Ward: July 13 - 16, 2015

The Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP) is a systematic and intentional formative assessment system in mathematics based on mathematics education research on how students learn specific concepts, common errors students make, and preconceptions or misconceptions that may interfere with learning new concepts of solving related problems. This is a four day training and a 2 credit option from Castleton State College is available. The cost without credit is $450. The cost with the two graduate credits is $680. The offering is sponsored by the Bennington Rutland Supervisory Union, and will be hosted at the Mettawee Community School. A more detailed description and registration information is attached. |