Curriculum and testing coordinators from the OUR Co-op districts met today to share best practices regarding curriculum and assessment.
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
coordinators
coordinators
The OUR Co-op hosted Dr. Ivy Pfeffer with Bailey Education Group today. District teams spent the day focusing on planning for instruction and lesson internalization as well as various available data types and how review of that data can assist with planning effective instruction.
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
Ivy Pfeffer
Communities of Practice
Communities of Practice
Communities of Practice
/Communities of Practice
Because of the uncertainty of the weather conditions this morning, we are going to ask those scheduled to attend the Communities of Practice Session 3 today, Monday, to attend tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13, 2024.
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
snow
Teachers, please share this exciting summer opportunity with your students: ATTENTION current 9th-11th GRADE ARKANSAS STUDENTS!!! Project CAVES (Creative Adventures and Valuable Experiences through Spelunking) is a seven-day/six-night summer residential program that provides an authentic immersion in science outside of the classroom for gifted high-school students. Participating students will experience science in a life-changing way! Activities will center around investigative studies in the areas of cave ecosystems, karst geology, bat populations, and hydrogeology and are designed in a way to allow participants to better understand the complex dynamics of subterranean geology and biology! Gifted science-minded 9th-11th grade students from across the state of Arkansas are encouraged to apply by April 5, 2024 here: https://www.oursc.k12.ar.us/page/project-caves Project CAVES is administered by the Deer/Mt. Judea School District in cooperation with OUR Educational Service Cooperative. Please contact Nathan Windel (nathan.windel@dmj.k12.ar.us) or Gwen Rains (grains@oursc.k12.ar.us) with any questions you might have regarding Project Caves.
4 months ago, Gwen Rains
Learning Through Spelunking
Local LEADS Kickoff program was a great success. Early childhood professionals and community leaders gathered to discuss the importance of quality early childhood programs in Arkansas.
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
Local LEADS Kickoff
Local LEADS Kickoff
Local LEADS Kickoff
Local LEADS Kickoff
Local LEADS Kickoff
Local LEADS Kickoff
Local LEADS Kickoff
Local LEADS Kickoff
Local LEADS Kickoff
Local LEADS Kickoff
The OUR ABC Preschool Program is proud to see that one of our own, Trisha Ramsey, was recognized as "Best of the Twin Lakes" in the Baxter Bulletin.
4 months ago, OUR Co-op
Best of the Twin Lakes
Trisha Ramsey, Director and Lead Teacher at OUR Kids at Yellville
Educators from the OUR Co-op area participated in the School-Based Identification of Dyslexia: Utilizing the Dyslexia Characteristic Profile session presented by Vicki King, DESE State Dyslexia Specialist today.
5 months ago, OUR Co-op
Vicki King
Particpants
Participants
Participants
OUR Education Service Co-op will be rescheduling the Acceleration of Learning Communities of Practice Session 3 scheduled for January 17, 2024 at the co-op due to travel conditions in our districts. We will send out the new date as soon as it is finalized.
5 months ago, OUR Co-op
As we gear up to celebrate CTE Month & Bergman's CTE Showcase, let's shine a spotlight on the incredible work being done in Camille Curtis's Middle School classroom! ๐Ÿซโœจ ๐Ÿš€ 7th Grade Keycode Highlights: ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Business Capstone Project: Personalized 12-month calendar creation using first-quarter business software skills. ๐ŸŽฎ All About Me Scratch Project: Autobiography through Scratch, telling gamified life stories. ๐Ÿค– Robot Programming: Navigating maze challenges with programmed robots. ๐Ÿงต Coded Pillow Embroidery: Turtlestich coding + digital embroidery for unique pillow designs. ๐Ÿ•น๏ธ MicroBit Game Makers: Students create and test new games for their peers. โœ๏ธ Pencilcode Challenge: Artistic transportation-themed works voted on by Middle School staff. ๐Ÿงฉ Breakouts: Problem-solving sessions using BreakoutEdu resources. ๐ŸŒˆ 8th Grade Career Development Highlights: ๐Ÿ“‚ Digital Portfolio: Canva showcases displaying skills, achievements, interests, and personalities. ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Entrepreneur Projects: Crafting and selling items with minimal startup funds, contributing to end-of-year lottery prizes. โฐ Time Clock: Tracking class attendance for prize drawings. ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ 6th Grade Technology Highlight: ๐ŸŽฌ Powerpoint Animation: Students using Microsoft Powerpoint to create captivating story animations. Join us in celebrating CTE Month, where hands-on learning, innovative technology, remarkable classrooms, and industry-led classes come together to shape the future! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ #CTEMonth #BergmanCTE #WeAreCTE #CultivateCTE #MiddleSchoolCTE #CareerDevelopment #Keycode #InnovationInProgress #FutureLeaders
5 months ago, OUR Co-op
Bergman Middle School
Bergman Middle School Coding
Bergman Middle School CTE
Bergman CTE Showcase
CS Embroidery
CS Embroidery
CS Embroidery
As we celebrate Career & Technical Education (CTE) Month, OUR Educational Cooperative has chosen to spotlight the programs offered at Bergman High School & Middle School for their exemplary CTE programs which encompass hands-on, work-based learning, innovative technology integration, noteworthy classroom environments, and distinctive industry-led classes.
5 months ago, OUR Co-op
Bergman CTE Showcase
OUR Co-op will be providing an ACT Prep session at no cost to students from the OUR Co-op districts on January 23, 2024 from 9:00-12:00 at the co-op which is located at 5823 Resource Drive, Harrison. Registration is available via the QR code below.
6 months ago, OUR Co-op
ACT Prep
Dr. Mike Hernandez and Mike Mertens with AAEA provided updates to the superintendents from the OUR Education Co-op area during the Co-op's December board meeting.
6 months ago, OUR Co-op
Board meeting
Dr. Mike Hernandez
Superintendents
Superintendents
District Leadership Teams from the remaining OUR Co-op districts worked with Dr. Ivy Pfeffer from The Bailey Education Group on Wednesday with the focus being on accelerating student learning.
6 months ago, OUR Co-op
Communities of Practice
Communities of Practice
Dr. Ivy Pfeffer
District Leadership Teams from the OUR Co-op are continuing work with Dr. Ivy Pfeffer from The Bailey Education Group with a focus being the exploration of Depth of Knowledge within the High Quality Instructional Materials used by their districts.
6 months ago, OUR Co-op
Dr. Ivy Pfeffer
CoP Day 3
CoP Day 3
OUR Co-op personnel spent the day with leaders from Harrison and Valley Springs School Districts attending the Districtwide PLC session today. The focus was on planning for implementation of the PLC process at the district level.
6 months ago, OUR Co-op
Districtwide PLC
Here are the winning teams for 5/6th Grade Quiz Bowl Day 2: 4th Place Team - Cotter 3rd Place Team - Jasper 2nd Place Team - Berryville 1st Place Team - Valley Springs Thanks to all that participated and all of our coaches and moderators. See you next time!
6 months ago, OUR Co-op
cotter quiz bowl team
jasperquiz bowl team
berryville quiz bowl team
valley springs quiz bowl team
Here are the winning teams for 5/6th Grade Quiz Bowl Day 1: 4th Place Team - Yellville-Summit 3rd Place Team - Harrison 2nd Place Team - Flippin 1st Place Team - Searcy County Thanks to everyone that participated!
6 months ago, OUR Co-op
yellville quiz bowl team
harrison quiz bowl team
flippin quiz bowl team
searcy county quiz bowl team
๐Ÿ† Harrison High School's Agriculture Program Wins 2023 Arkansas Farm Bureau Agriculture Program of the Year! ๐Ÿšœ๐ŸŒพ Under the guidance of dedicated advisers Skip Emmett, Alex Hale, and Megan Morris, the Harrison FFA program has experienced remarkable growth and success over the past three school years. ๐ŸŒŸ Program Achievements: โœ… FFA Members: Growth of 28 members to 216 members โœ… Enrolled in an Agriculture Class: Growth of 209 students to 307 students (plus 106 students at Middle School) โœ… Career and Leadership Development: Implementation of programs and activities to enhance students' skills and prepare them for future careers in agriculture. โœ… Livestock Showing: Participation and success in regional and state-level livestock shows, showcasing students' expertise in animal husbandry and agriculture. โœ… Classroom Education: Commitment to providing high-quality classroom education, ensuring students have a solid foundation in agricultural sciences and practices. โœ… Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Projects: Integration of SAE projects, offering students hands-on experiences that bridge the gap between classroom learning and real-world applications. ๐ŸŒฑ ๐Ÿ…With over 200 FFA chapters in Arkansas, Harrison High School stands out as a shining example of excellence in agricultural education. Congratulations to Harrison High School, Skip Emmett, Alex Hale, Megan Morris, and all involved in making this program a beacon of agricultural education in Arkansas! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‘ #OUR #OURCTE #FarmBureau #ArkansasFarmBureau #AgricultureProgramoftheYear #HarrisonHighSchool #HarrisonAgriculture #AgricultureExcellence #FFA #ArkansasFFA #SchoolSuccess #ShapingFutureLeaders #BooneCountyFarmBureau
6 months ago, OUR Co-op
student accepting award
HHS FFA students
WE ARE SEEKING a dedicated and passionate Early Childhood Local Lead Captain to support the Ozarks Unlimited Resources Education Cooperative in it's mission to enhance early childhood education in our service area. This Local Lead Captain will be responsible for fostering collaboration, organizing community stakeholder meetings, and implementing a range of initiatives to improve the quality and accessibility of early childhood education. This is a 240-day contract position available immediately. Complete application located under the job opportunities button on the website at oursc.k12.ar.us and return to Jeff Cantrell at jcantrell@oursc.k12.ar.us For questions, contact Jeff Cantrell at (870) 302-3100
7 months ago, OUR Co-op
Key points
We are excited to have Cassandra Erkens, Solution Tree Assessment Specialist, with us at the co-op today sharing strategies regarding utilizing assessment results to support Instructional Agility.
7 months ago, OUR Co-op
Cassandra Erkens
Attendees
Attendees