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LPSCS Class Debate (Presentation with Videos)Watch Lynne Albright from Round Rock High School lead her freshman class in a debate structured activity. Note: File is large (917 MB)   LPSCS Class Debate

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Students With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in LPSCS

Module I: Who Are ADHD Students?
Module 2: Common Learning and Behavioral Issues of Students With ADHD
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Module 3: Collaboration with Special Education Staff, Accommodations and Modifications, Behavior and Transition Plans for Students with ADHD
Module 4: Teaching Strategies and Resources for Students with ADHD
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Choosing Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies
Students need to see the importance of literacy so they are motivated to make it part of what they must do to succeed. This professional development module will help give you a brief overview of the importance of literacy for this cluster.
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Literacy
Students need to see the importance of literacy so they are motivated to make it part of what they must do to succeed. This professional development module will help give you a brief overview of the importance of literacy for this cluster.
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The Paralegal Profession
Being knowledgeable of high-demand, yet less explored, careers is of vital importance for today’s LPSCS instructors. This presentation will provide an overview of the history and development of the paralegal profession, and offer a few innovative ways to transform basic chunks of information into fun and exciting lessons!
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Organized Lessons
This professional development module illustrates some best teaching practices found in Robert J. Marzano’s, The Art and Science of Teaching: a Comprehensive Framework for Effective Instruction (AST). We will focus on the chapter devoted to organizing lessons into cohesive units, and how the best practices described there are applied in a Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security (LPSCS) classroom.
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Summarizing and Notetaking
Two of the most useful skills that you as a teacher can teach your students is summarizing and notetaking. This Professional Development Topic provides some strategies for teaching these skills to your students.
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Introduction to Teaching Strategies
One of the ways in which we can make learning more relevant and interesting to students is through the effective use of teaching and learning strategies. This Professional Development topic explores teaching strategies for you to use in your classroom.
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Transitioning into the Field of Education
The purpose of this podcast is to help simplify your transition as much as possible by offering you several tips, innovative ideas, and techniques.
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Establishing and Maintaining Effective Relationships
This professional development module illustrates some best teaching practices found in Robert J. Marzano’s, The Art and Science of Teaching: a Comprehensive Framework for Effective Instruction (AST). We will focus on the chapter devoted to establishing and maintaining effective relationships with students, and how the best practices described there are applied in a Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security (LPSCS) classroom.
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Classroom Instruction that Works
Yes, the classroom is a place to learn; however, each of us brings something to the table long before learning begins. Foundational knowledge, life experiences, and our views of how others operate in the world around us all shape how we choose to take on something new. The purpose of this module is to identify strategies that make learning new information more meaningful.
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Improving Adolescent Literacy
The importance of improving adolescent literacy cannot be underestimated. Recent studies have shown that even students with average reading abilities fall short of the literacy expectations of many workplaces and postsecondary education settings. This presentation will explain five courses of action that the Institute of Education Sciences recommends for addressing this complex problem.
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Best Practice Videos

The Traffic Stop (Direct Link)

Demonstration: LPSCS teacher Justin Harper at the Jack E. Singley Academy/High School leads his class through the steps of a routine traffic stop.

 

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