G/T Coordinators collaborating on completing the application for the ACT 56 Outstanding GT Program Award.
3 months ago, OUR Co-op
GT
K-2 RISE Day 6 particpants learning about best practices in supporting reading comprehension.
3 months ago, OUR Co-op
RISE K-2
RISE K-2
RISE K-2
Hot off the Press! Wednesday OUR Cooperative 4th-12th grade math & science teachers & students can zoom with engineers from TESLA & NASA & more... This zoom event is "FREE". See the link for more details! https://rb.gy/rrmbby
3 months ago, OUR Co-op
STEAM Zoom
3 out of the 11 ArACTE Leadership Fellows are from our co-op area! We are proudly supporting the professional development of Ms. Capps (Kingston), Mr. Hendrix (Marshall), and Mrs. Waters (Alpena) through Perkins grant funding. Wish them well as they attend the national ACTE conference in Las Vegas this month!
3 months ago, OUR Co-op
ACTE Fellows
Dr. Fowler and Literacy Specialists joined Traci Holland and Tricia Kerr in a visit to the Green Forest District. The visit was to focus on the ELL population and how to support them better in literacy instruction. Thank you to all those who participated in this visit. What a great day!!
3 months ago, OUR Co-op
OUR and Green Forest Staff enjoyed a great day of learning together!!
Great visit with Deputy Commissioner, Stacy Smith, and her Coop Evaluation Team!
3 months ago, OUR Co-op
The OUR Team and Deputy Commissioner Stacy Smith!!
Don't miss out on the opportunity to participate in Accurate Administering and Scoring of Formal Assessments!! This is a day that is going to support our work in the identification process for Dyslexia Programs!! Our presenter will be Stacey Mahurin. Here is the link to get signed up!! We look forward to seeing you there!!! https://www.escweb.net/ar_esc/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=490272
3 months ago, OUR Co-op
K-2 Literacy just completed Day 5 of RISE Academy!! Teachers have been learning about the importance of oral language, vocabulary, and morphology!! These teachers are working hard to bring the Science of Reading alive in their classrooms!!! Keep up the good work!!! #RISEArkansas
3 months ago, OUR Co-op
Learning strategies to support vocabulary instruction.
Great collaboration!!
Great job, Ladies!!!
And congratulations to our High School Chess Top 3! Thank you to all who participated in the OUR Junior High and Senior High chess tournament! We hope to see you again next year!
3 months ago, OUR Co-op
chess winners with trophies
chess winners with trophies
chess winners with trophies
chess winners with trophies
Congratulations to our Junior High Chess Top 3 winners!
3 months ago, OUR Co-op
chess tournament winners
chess tournament winners
chess tournament winners
chess tournament winners
The OUR Coop Math Fans Competition registration for Algebra I, Geometry, & Algebra II students is quickly approaching. Teachers need to register their classes by October 7th. Please see the following Submission Tutorial video to see more details, https://tinyurl.com/2n54ahn5
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
Math Graph
Math Graph
Math Graph
Looking for a Youth Mental Health First Aid course? We will have an in-person training on December 1st! Sign up today. ESCworks #489206
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
YMHFA flyer
Recently, administrators attended Science of Reading Assessor Day 1 at OUR ESC. The session was presented by Sandy Shepard, DESE Lead Regional RISE Specialist and Jennifer Barbaree, OCSS Asst. State Supt. The focus was identifying demonstration of proficiency in the SoR.
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
SoR Assessor
SoR Assessor
SoR Assessor
During the afternoon of the Principals' meeting, Nicole Fairchild, Arkansas AWARE Project Site Manager, provided training on the Enneagram Personality Assessment with participants.
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
Nicole Fairchild
Principals Meeting
OUR CTE Coordinator, Emilee Tucker, and the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the first of five Workforce Initiative Network Leadership Academy sessions for Fall 2022. Baxter Health spoke with educators about career opportunities for students and ways they can partner with local educators. The purpose of WLA is to strengthen ties between educators and industry partners, give educators a clear picture of industry needs, and break down current barriers that prevent student success in the workplace. Schools represented (counselors, principals, & CTE teachers): - Harrison - Omaha - Kingston - Flippin - Yellville-Summit - Bruno-Pyatt - Cotter - Deer - Mt. Judea - Marshall - Valley Springs
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
WLA educators
WLA educators and Baxter Health
Baxter Health
On Tuesday, principals and dyslexia personnel met at OUR ESC with Vicki King, DESE State Dyslexia Specialist. Updates related to dyslexia and best practices for serving students with characteristics of dyslexia were provided.
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
Principals Meeting
Vicki King
Principals Meeting
Principals Meeting
Curriculum and testing coordinators met recently to discuss updates related to assessment and curriculum and to share best practices related to these areas.
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
Curriculum and testing coordinators
Curriculum and testing coordinators
Bruno-Pyatt teachers learned the SIM Vocabulary LINCing strategy to promote word learning and long-term retention. These rock stars took it right into the classroom with coaching the following week, so that all grade levels could access the learning right away!
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
Teachers learning SIM Vocabulary LINCing at Bruno-Pyatt
OUR is building better writers, from the ground up! SIM Fundamentals of Writing provides a model for teaching students the basics of writing complete sentences about any topic.
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
Teachers learning SIM Sentence Writing at OUR
OURESC personnel recently participated in the Enneagram Personality Assessment Training conducted by Nicole Fairchild with AWARE. The interactive training provided opportunity for consideration of the unique characteristics of personality types and how that can impact self-care.
5 months ago, OUR Co-op
Nicole Fairchild
Enneagram
Enneagram
Enneagram