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Western Montana Professional Learning Collaborative (WMPLC)

406-529-1113||www.wmplc.org

October 2018

$175

American Indian Literature K-8 (IEFA Book Club Registration)

October 8 @ 8:00 am - December 2 @ 5:00 pm
Online, Montana, MT United States

Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/NFEG590oddLMNAJw2 This online course serves as an opportunity for participants to explore OPI developed instructional units based on literature sent to all Montana elementary and middle school libraries alongside additional primarily fiction texts for use in grades K-8. The course will be divided into three parts: literature for K-2, literature for 3-5, and literature for 6-8. Many resources are place-based, either focused on Montana tribes or created by Montana Indian authors. Participants will read texts, engage in discussions,…

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$125

The Dance House (IEFA Book Club Registration)

October 29 @ 8:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
Online, Montana, MT United States

Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/TjPhXESCSUOlk8wJ2 This online Moodle course explores The Dance House by Joseph Marshall III: Description: The text used in this book club targets high school student and adult readers; however, teachers of all grades and content areas will build background knowledge and learn instructional strategies that will facilitate the integration of Indian Education for All. The primary text includes essays and short stories from the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Participants will read and review the Essential…

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November 2018

$99

Reading and Writing Workshops in Missoula, Part 1

November 2 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Montec Building, 1121 E. Broadway
Missoula, United States

This reading workshop is part 1 of 2 part workshop hosted by the Western Montana Professional Learning Collaborative. The theme of this workshop is Building Literacy Learning: Exploring Options for Differentiation with presenter Ann Ellsworth. The grade level focus for this workshop is from kindergarten to 4th grade. This active-learning workshop will address how to incorporate phonemic awareness, print understandings, and word-building activities within the reader’s workshop model. We will discuss structuring and organizing the classroom, mini-lesson topics and delivery,…

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$99

Reading and Writing Workshops, Part 2

November 9 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Montec Building, 1121 E. Broadway
Missoula, United States

This writing workshop is part 2 of 2 part workshop hosted by the Western Montana Professional Learning Collaborative. The theme of this workshop is Engaging reluctant writers who can’t, won’t or don’t with presenter Ann Ellsworth. The grade level focus for this workshop is from kindergarten to 8th grade. This session focuses on how classroom teachers can develop students’ writing skills, with a particular emphasis on how to meet the needs of those who can’t, won’t, or don’t write. Exploring how to…

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$40

Danielson Framework for Effective Teaching in Practice Webinar #2 – The Classroom Environment

November 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online, Montana, MT United States

Join Kathleen Dent for our series of four webinars that will include: case study; collaborative conversations; setting up observation process; setting collaborative cycle; goal setting with staff once a quarter on implementing the Danielson Framework in schools. Webinar #2 – The Classroom Environment will explore how you establish a culture of respect and rapport and organize a classroom to promote that culture? Explore the components of Domain 2 of the Danielson Framework. View classroom teachers in action and discuss evidence needed…

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February 2019

$40

Danielson Framework for Effective Teaching in Practice Webinar #3 – Instruction

February 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online, Montana, MT United States

Join Kathleen Dent for our series of four webinars that will include: case study; collaborative conversations; setting up observation process; setting collaborative cycle; goal setting with staff once a quarter on implementing the Danielson Framework in schools. Webinar #3 – Instruction will explore the heart of the Framework, student engagement. How do the components of Domain 3 support instructional strategies that engage students and positively impact achievement. Watch teachers teaching engaging lessons and use your observations to determine examples of…

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April 2019

$40

Danielson Framework for Effective Teaching in Practice Webinar #4 – Professional Responsibility

April 18, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online, Montana, MT United States

Join Kathleen Dent for our series of four webinars that will include: case study; collaborative conversations; setting up observation process; setting collaborative cycle; goal setting with staff once a quarter on implementing the Danielson Framework in schools. Webinar #4 – Professional Responsibility will examine the components of Domain 4 and discuss the elements that build professionalism and collegiality. Examine evidence to determine levels of performance in these crucial components. Discuss the artifacts of Domain 4 and set goals for ending…

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