Sit With Us: Anti-Bullying Strategies for Arkansas Schools
Bullying is a major problem in our society, and it affects the physical, emotional, and academic health of our children and youth. Moreover, the experience of peer mistreatment can leave invisible scars for all involved—the victims, the bystanders, and the bullies themselves. ArkansasIDEAS’ Sit With Us: Anti-Bullying Strategies for Arkansas Schools calls you to join our distinguished panel, including national expert Dr. Charisse Nixon and veteran Arkansas educators, as they explore Arkansas’s Act 1029, an Act to Amend the State Anti-Bullying Policy, and problem-solve simulated scenarios based on in-the-trenches experiences. This course meets the requirements of Act 1029 of 2019.
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We Are All in This Together: Building Student RelationshipsDelve into real-life examples of safe and nurturing classrooms and schools with 2019 and 2020 Arkansas Teachers of the Year Stacey McAdoo and Joel Lookadoo as they share techniques for helping all kids raise their voices and contribute to their school communities.
Pandemic FluThis course is designed to educate all staff members on the threat of Pandemic Flu. This course will cover the definition of key terms such as pandemic, the value of precaution over panic, the importance of following policies, the threat of pandemic and how viruses originate and spread, the history of pandemics, Swine Flu and the H1N1 strain, and practical considerations for employees.
Coronavirus SupportThis course is designed to give a brief overview of the rise and nature of this new virus. Topics covered include symptoms and risk factors; what you can do to help reduce your chances of becoming infected; and where to find reliable news and information about the COVID-19 outbreak.
Sit With Us: Anti-Bullying Strategies for Arkansas SchoolsBullying is a major problem in our society, and it affects the physical, emotional, and academic health of our children and youth. Moreover, the experience of peer mistreatment can leave invisible scars for all involved—the victims, the bystanders, and the bullies themselves.
Men & Women of DistinctionThese courses are based on the Arkansas PBS series Men and Women of Distinction. Each episode features an Arkansan whose life has had a profound effect on the development of the state, the character of its people, or its image beyond our borders. By highlighting these men and women, the series allows history to be told by the voices of those who lived it.
Supporting Critical Thinking Through Question GenerationIn The Science of Reading: Supporting Critical Thinking Through Question Generation, Joan Sedita, founder and author of professional development routines for Keys to Literacy, explores how critical thinking and in turn reading comprehension can be supported by question generation. Ms. Sedita talks about the roles of both student- and teacher-generated questions.
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