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What we're reading: Mindsets & Equitable Education

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  • : 12 Dec 2018
As 2018 winds down at ASPDP, we're reflecting on the year and continuing to center our practice around equity. Join us as we strive toward our vision of providing an excellent education for all students by exploring some resources we're checking out this month. Renowned researcher Carol Dweck identifies two mindsets that educators, administrators, and students can hold about intelligence and student outcomes. A fixed mindset, she defines, is a belief that intelligence is a static trait and that...

Register now: December and January courses

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  • : 19 Nov 2018
Holiday season is in the air, but before winter closes in on NYC, take the opportunity to earn P-credit and CTLE hours in the ASPDP fall semester.Explore these courses that are still open for registration: In-PersonMotivating Students to get 'Hooked' on Mathematics with New York City Mathematics Project - Register by November 30Tell Me About It: Oral Language Development though Phonological Awareness, Visual Literacy and Storytelling with Everyone Reading - Register by December 26 OnlineRegister...

Spice it up with a fall self-paced course

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  • : 05 Nov 2018
The clocks have fallen back but you're not out of time to register for an ASPDP course! Don't wait - registration for online self-paced courses closes on November 13.  spice it up with over 165 course options that allow you to learn at a flexible pace - anytime, anywhere. Explore new strategies for your curriculum and instruction and a variety of topics that are relevant to your classroom and students. Check out a few of these courses that you can register for today: Creating Student Innovators...

Your City, Your Classroom

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  • : 19 Oct 2018
As we settle into fall weather and the 2018-2019 school year, the ASPDP team is eager to let you know what you can expect from our program and catalog in the near future.At the core of ASPDP's mission and vision is a commitment to creating supportive learning environments and improving outcomes for all students. We realize that this mission requires that we center equity in our work, and over the next year we will be making a bigger commitment to providing courses that are offered with an equity...

Spotlight on: October Courses

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  • : 05 Oct 2018
Have you registered for a fall course? Fall in love with one of our ASPDP courses and join your peers in learning concrete strategies to support student learning and create engaging, impactful classroom environments.Ready to get started? Don't miss out on these courses with October registration deadlines: BlendedHow to Facilitate Systems Thinking in Your Classroom through Green Beetz with Green Beetz - 10/7In-PersonExperiential Learning: Using Parks as Outdoor Classrooms with City Parks...

Fall courses are open for registration!

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  • : 12 Sep 2018
The wait is over - fall courses are now open for registration!Leaf (get it?) through our catalog to find over 230 courses, with a variety of online and in-person options that fit your schedule as you're back in the classroom this fall. With courses across 21 categories such as Culturally Responsive Instruction, Family Engagement, and Special Education, we have something for every teacher, teaching every subject, at every grade level.Let's take a look at what the fall has to offer: New year, new...

Coming Soon: Fall 2018 Courses

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  • : 05 Sep 2018
Happy first day of school! As you head into this new school year, we're getting ready to kick off the fall semester here at ASPDP.  Mark your calendars with these important dates:September 12 - Catalog opens for registrationSeptember 17 - Fall semester beginsNovember 13 - Online registration deadline for self-paced online coursesCourse registration deadlines vary by course, so be sure to check the course details page for individual course datesJanuary 11 - Last day of the fall semester Can't...

Don't miss out on summer PD!

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  • : 01 Aug 2018
It's the final month of ASPDP's summer semester! Don't miss your chance to meet your summer professional learning goals and sharpen your instructional practices before the new school year. Over 150 online courses are still open for registration through August 6. You'll find courses such as:Achiever Mindset for Overcoming Barriers to Learning and Success with QuikitechAdvancing ELL Family-School Relationships with Customizable Professional DevelopmentBuilding Academic Language (K-6) or (7-12)...

Spotlight on: Courses in the Bronx!

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  • : 19 Jul 2018
The sun is out, the weather is warm, and the days are long - there's no season like the summer to take advantage of all that the city has to offer. And what better way to do so than with an ASPDP course that will enrich your instructional practice and give you new tools to take back to the classroom. Are you a Bronx-based teacher? Come take an ASPDP course conveniently offered in your borough!  Let's take a closer look at one of these courses - Predators: Conflict & Conservation with Wildlife...

Summer courses to sign up for now!

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  • : 26 Jun 2018
We've officially arrived at the start of the summer semester! As you browse our course catalog, don't miss out on these courses with June registration deadlines: Middle East Institute, Columbia University - Register by June 28De-Centering the State: Refugees, Migration, and Displacement Creative Teacher Education Institute - Register by June 30Amazing Anchor Chart IdeasAnalyzing Art OnlineCollaborative Learning: Students Working TogetherFostering Reading and Writing Success for Students with...