Saturday, November 1
Coppell Middle School North
120 Natches Trace, Coppell, TX 75019
8:00-8:15 a.m. - Welcome
8:15 - 9:30 a.m. - Representative from Apple, Inc.
9:45-10:45 a.m. - Break out Session #1
11:00-12:00 p.m. - Break Out Session #2
Parent University 2.0 Break Out Session Options
Project Based Learning (PBL)
Do you hear teachers or parents talk about PBL and don't know what it means? This is the session for you! Learn about the research and reasons why PBL is an effective teaching strategy. Leave this session understanding the difference between a group project, problem based learning, project based learning, and challenge based learning. Get the chance to take part in the PBL process through a hands-on- learning experience.
Love & Logic
Looking for effective parenting tips to help you with your child? Have you used all of your tools in your "parenting bag" and need new methods to help with your son or daughter? Love & Logic is a highly respected and well-renown parenting program that CISD is offering to parents at a variety of settings throughout this school year. This session will give you an overview of Love & Logic and you will leave with parenting tips on some of the following parenting issues: arguing, back talk, and begging. There will be an opportunity for Q&A.
Parenting the Digital Native
Our children today are growing up in a world vastly different from what we as parents experienced when we were growing up. This generation of digital natives are using technology differently both in and out of school. Learn ways to help your child better manage their devices, support them with their school work and help to keep them safe online.
Coppell ISD 101
Interested in knowing more about Coppell ISD? Come to this session and get a "cliff notes" version of all things CISD. We will look at where we've been, where we are and where we are going. We will review communication systems used to keep parents informed, provide an overview of the districts operations and provide participates with information regarding the long-range plans in CISD.
Parenting the Gifted Learner
This session is open to all parents of children Kindergarten through 12th grade. You will receives tips, ideas and practical suggestions for supporting your child who has been identified as gifted and be provided with ways to help your child's unique educational needs.
Section 504 of the ADAAA
This session is designed to share detailed information regarding Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA)… what it IS and what it IS NOT in a public school environment. This session will highlight the revisions to the law and how they impact decisions made by public school districts as related to evaluation, eligibility, and determination of needed services. Session will be facilitated by CISD Director of Intervention Services and 504 Specialists. Time will be allowed for general Q&A.
The Story of Technology in Education-Break Out Session with a Representative from Apple Computer
Talk more in depth with the the speaker from Apple, Inc. The example will include examples of how technology is integrated into education across the U.S. and the powerful impact it has in education.