First Semester 2014:  Professional Development Opportunities for HSTA Members

Member PD, only through HSTA.  Information and details on how to register for “Arts and Aquaponics” and “Stock Market Simulation” PD courses below.

NOTE:  Please attend your 2014 Teacher Institute Day in October to find out about statewide professional development opportunities that will be offered during the second semester.

HSTA is excited to announce some professional development opportunities that are not on the PDE3 Web site.  ***Please take advantage of these courses by following the registration instructions below:

LEEWARD DISTRICT ONLY - Arts and Aquaponics:

Due to grant funding, the Art and Aquaponics course is open to HSTA members who teach Leeward District students.

Course dates - 9/6, 9/20, 11/15

REGISTRATION Deadline: August 20, 2014 ($75 HSTA MEMBERS ONLY)

Open to Leeward teachers only
Location: Kapolei High School
Aquaponics stimulating problem-solving through science and art
Teachers prepare their students to be college and career-ready
***FOR REGISTRATION,  please contact Pauline or Cheesy
at the Malama Learning Center INFO@MALAMALEARNINGCENTER

Integrating Stock Market and Economic Concepts into the Classroom

CLICK to open SMS Course Description and Application » (pdf)

Course Description
A 3-day course for public and private school teachers K-12 to learn strategies to integrate the stock market into other disciplines. The strategies include how to differentiate instruction as well as utilize multiple intelligences to create meaningful stock market lessons and units.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:00-4:00PM
Saturday, September 20, 2014 8:00-4:00PM
Saturday, December 13, 2014 8:00-4:00PM

ZenBanx Cafe
685 Auahi Street
Honolulu 96813.

The building is in the revitalized part of Kakaako – on the same street at Bevy Restaurant. There is street parking or a small parking lot on Auahi Street that you can use (the same parking lot that is behind the Starbucks).

Instructor and Guest Speakers
• Elizabeth Ben, Teacher at Kaiser High School
• Senior Executives from Merrill Lynch

Participants will:

* Raise awareness of the value of saving and investing
* Integrate stock market across various grade levels and subjects
* Practice Common Core Math and Language Arts Standards
* Develop and implement lessons that enhance student engagement
* Demonstrate and share the attributes of core professionalism with
  their colleagues

***TO REGISTER, please contact Melissa Michaels .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (808) 447-9891

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