High School CPR Toolkits Available
Lauren's Law, enacted in July 2014,
requires that all secondary schools provide training in Bystander CPR and
Automated External Defibrillators (AED) education as part of the health
education curriculum. The Illinois State Board of Education provides a guidance
document on this law, available at www.isbe.net/pdf/
To help schools with the cost and materials necessary to meet this
requirement, Illinois Heart Rescue has created High School CPR
Toolkits for schools' use. Each toolkit will include 16 stackable and durable
mannequins, two AED trainers, educational support materials including key
messaging highlights, and reference materials. Each kit also contains a CPR
training DVD that is available in five languages ...
Posted Jan 5, 2016, 8:53 AM by Mary Ann Quivey
Subscribe to our Workshop Email ListWe already have several workshops planned for our area this summer and are in the process of developing others to offer. Many of these workshops are free under Foundational Services and offer PD credit hours. Check our Workshops and Events calendar to see our most current offerings. You can also sign up for our email list to have the flyers sent directly to you. Sign up at: http://goo.gl/forms/ue37QRfvMX
Posted Aug 8, 2015, 7:57 AM by Kelton Davis
ReadWorks.orgIf you are looking for reading passages to use in your K-8 classrooms and have not done so yet, visit the free resource website ReadWorks.orgIf you are already a member or familiar with the website, they recently announced new reading passages and question sets for grades K-8 [Click here to try them out]:70% non-fiction, 30% fiction – based on STEM and social studies topicsCommon Core-aligned question sets consisting of 10 evidence-based questionsLexile leveled to support differentiated instructionAs always, ReadWorks’ resources are research-based, free and meant to be shared with your fellow educators.
Posted Aug 29, 2013, 9:10 AM by Mary Ann Quivey
ROE 45 Projects to be Featured at National Math Science Partnership Conference
Assistant Regional Superintendent Mary Ann Quivey and
project evaluator Dr. Matt Feldman will be traveling to Washington D.C. in
September to present information about our successful Math Connections IMSP
grant.Math Connections was
selected from grant projects across the nation be featured in a breakout
session featuring systems of high-quality professional development at the
National Math Science Partnership Conference. Numerous teachers from our bi-county region participated in
the program over the five summers it was funded.Every public school district and most private schools in our
area were represented.The
project focused on intense instruction designed to increase participant’s
understanding of mathematics.
In addition another ROE 45 IMSP Partnership program,
TalentSparks3, will be featured as a ...
Posted Aug 26, 2013, 11:18 AM by Roe Admin
PARCC Releases Final Grade- and Subject-Specific PLDsJuly 17, 2013 - The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today released the final grade- and subject-specific performance level descriptors (PLDs) in English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics. Performance levels, sometimes referred to as "achievement levels," are the broad categories used to report student performance on an assessment, and the PLDs further describe what that performance means.PARCC's Educator Leader Cadre (ELC) members, spanning K-12 through higher education, will engage in virtual professional development throughout the summer around how to use the PLDs to prepare for the assessments in 2014-15 and ongoing Common Core State Standards (CCSS) implementation. All materials used in these educator-created professional development videos and resources will ...
Posted Jul 18, 2013, 5:36 AM by Mary Ann Quivey