2019 Academies

Grade Band(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

The 4-12 Adolescent Literacy Academy will explore ways that reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing can be improved in an educational context.

Registration Availability: Closed
Grade Band(s): K-2, 3-5

The K-5 STEM hands-on interactive Academy will center on concepts regarding Children's Engineering / K-5 Elementary STEM.

Registration Availability: Closed
Grade Band(s): K-2, 3-5

The K-5 Elementary Math and Reading Academy will focus on the content areas of math and reading with an emphasis on teachers being facilitators of student learning.

Registration Availability: Closed
Grade Band(s): 6-8, 9-12

Participants in the 2019 6-12 Mathematics Academy will (1) develop a deeper knowledge of the mathematics at the center of the middle or high school curriculum, (2) discover new methods to present this knowledge to students and (3) learn how changes in technology can improve upon traditional lessons.

Registration Availability: Closed
Grade Band(s): K-2, 3-5

Play Diplomacy for grades K-5

Registration Availability: Closed
Grade Band(s): K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Introduction to Project-Based Learning: The What, Why and How! Open to grades K-12 and administrators

Registration Availability: Closed
Grade Band(s): K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

This course will focus on how to teach students (K-8) coding through the use of unplugged cross-curricular activities and lessons.

Registration Availability: Closed
Grade Band(s): 6-8, 9-12

The Strategic Instruction Model (SIM™) for grades 6-12

Registration Availability: Closed
Grade Band(s): PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

The Virginia Department of Education will fund several academies again for 2019. These academies and more information will be added/published in March.

Registration Availability: Closed