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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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.
Coaching Self-Expression: Go In, PoetArkansas 2019 Teacher of the Year Stacey McAdoo illustrates her relationship-based approach to nurturing self-expression in her students.
Teaching to Close the Opportunity Gap: Let Them KnowStacey McAdoo, 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, shares deep insights about why and how she provides opportunities for young people to creatively pursue and express their ideas.
ForensicsNetwork administrators can prevent most attacks on a network, but when an incident occurs, their response to the incident is critical. After an event has occurred, critical strategies for event detection, system logging and monitoring, and analysis of network traffic all need to work together to resolve the incident and shore up network defenses. From knowing normal to constructing the timeline of a security incident, the Forensics module ties together all of the best practices from previous modules in the series.
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