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2016: Critical Thinking Needed

December 8, 2016 - Students today have grown up with social media as one of the biggest sources for current events. What can you do in your classrooms to help your students use critical thinking to navigate information presented on social media and eventually filter though everything to find the “truth”? Continue reading
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Be Prepared – Take a CPR Course

October 5, 2016 - We are offering a CPR: Adult, Child and AED course on Saturday, October 15th. Through taking this course, you will gain practical knowledge of health and safety awareness with hands-on training and learn lifesaving skills from experienced professionals. Continue reading
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Take an Online Course this Summer!

May 4, 2016 - Summer is a time for vacations and fun, but it can also be the perfect time to catch up on professional development requirements. Continue reading
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Lesson Planning with a lens on LITERACY

April 20, 2016 - One of the key design considerations of the Common Core State Standards is to foster a “shared responsibility in students’ literacy development.” If we can all agree that literacy entails proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening, then it is reasonable to assume that these standards are integral to instruction in all content. Continue reading
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One Teacher’s Experience with the Leadership Institute for Latino Literacy

April 7, 2016 - In this week’s blog post, I am sharing a blog post written by my friend and former Trinity classmate, Angelica Lara, ’05. She wrote the post for the National Council of La Raza blog on her experience as a presenter at the 2015 Leadership Institute for Latino Literacy. Continue reading
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Why Personal Fitness Training May Be Your Niche

February 8, 2016 - From Jane Fonda to Jillian Michaels, personal fitness trainers have been portrayed in the media as toned and sculpted super-humans who have no tolerance for the lame excuses of mere mortals. But when you step away from the spotlight, you will see that most personal trainers are down-to-earth compassionate facilitators whose primary mission is to support you in attaining your goals. Continue reading
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5 Reasons to Take Online PD Courses

January 13, 2016 - At Trinity, we do our best to provide quality PD courses at convenient times for teachers. One way we do this is to offer courses that are 100% online. Continue reading
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Be Kind to Others!

November 11, 2015 - I am sure everyone has heard a variation of the saying, “Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Are we? Continue reading
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Comics in the Classroom?

September 16, 2015 - Do you think comic books and other young adult novels can be used in the classroom? How would you incorporate them into your lessons? Continue reading
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Be a Lifelong Learner!

July 29, 2015 - Lifelong learning doesn't just have to be part of your career. You can learn something new by learning a new sport or hobby. Teach yourself how to knit or learn a new language. Continue reading
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