Spring Break Classflow Workshops
Wondering what Classflow can provide for your classroom? Ready to dive in with more work time to build lessons, activities, and assessments? The Promethean Classflow trainer will be on site over spring break to offer workshops at TAC to meet your needs. Go to inservices.ops.org and use your district username and six digit employee number to register. The following dates and topics are available:
Wednesday, March 14th 9:00 - 12:00 Classflow Level 1: Getting to Know Classflow
Wednesday, March 14th 1:00 - 3:00 Classflow Lesson Building Work Time
Thursday, March 15th 9:00 - 12:00 Classflow Level 2: Building Engaging Lessons
Thursday, March 15th 1:00 - 3:00 Classflow Assessments and Activities Construction
Stipends will be paid for certified staff to attend!
Save the Date: OPS Tech Camp
Mark your calendars NOW for our OPS Tech Camp, a 2-day technology integration event for Certified staff on May 31st and June 1st. Come learn about best practices when integrating technology in your instruction, including a variety of tips, tricks, and tools to engage your students.
Stay tuned for more details next month!
This editor's choice collection of reviewed resources from TeachersFirst is selected to help teachers and students learn about Women's History and to plan related projects and classroom activities. Whether you spend one class or an entire unit on Women's History, the ideas included within the "In the Classroom" portion of reviews will launch discussions and meaningful projects for student-centered learning.
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McKenzie White (531) 299-9362 Instructional technology , ITL Program
Forever Young Film Series – Movie Musicals
When: March 1-29; matinee showing on Saturdays, Sundays and Thursdays. Movies include “West Side Story” (March 3-15), and “Singin’ in the Rain” (March 17-29)
Where: Film Streams at Dundee, 4952 Dodge St.
Cost: Tickets are $10, adults; $7.50, seniors/teacher/student/military; $5, members; and children tickets are $2.50
“Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach”
When: March 2-25; opening night activities in the lobby on March 2 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Performances are Wednesdays–Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., and Sundays, 2 p.m.
Where: Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St.
Cost: Single tickets start at $24 (Wednesdays) and start at $32 (Thursdays – Sundays) for adults and student tickets are $18(Wednesdays) and $20 (Thursdays – Sundays). Tickets for groups of 12 or more start at $22 for adults and start at $14 for students.
"light" at Kaneko 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
light at KANEKO is an interactive and visual art experience that explores art and science. Artists will employ glass, sculpture and light itself to showcase the sublime beauty that light...
Papio-Missouri NRD Forest Animal Programs
When: March 9, 15, 16, 21, and 23, 10:45 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m. & 2:15 p.m.
Where: Omaha Children’s Museum, 500 S. 20th St.
Cost: Included with admission, which is $12 for children and adults; $11 for seniors; FREE for members and children under 24 months
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
When: March 10, 10 a.m.
Where: Downtown Omaha, starting on 15th and Harney streets
LEGO Fan Expo
When: March 10 and 11
Where: Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way, Council Bluffs, Iowa
Cost: $8, adults; $5 children (ages 8 and younger); $25 weekend pass
When: March 17 through July 29
Where: The Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St.
Cost: Included with admission, which is $11, adults’ $8, seniors; $7, children (ages 3-12); FREE for children 2 and younger.
National Geographic Live “Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous with paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim”
When: March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St.
Authors! All Day Long!
Meet Writers of Books for Readers,
Toddlers to Young Adults
SATURDAY, MARCH 10TH
Begins at 10:00 AM with three picture book presenters.
Native American ABC is from Lisa and Colten Lechowicz, a young man and grandmother team, with illustrations by Wade Patton. They will be joined by Bruce Arant, author of Simpson's Sheep Won't Go to Sleep and Jennifer Joseph, author of Alphabet Oddities.
From 11:00-noon, you can meet picture book authors: Ethan Jones--The Art of the Bedtime, Sharon Rues--Harold, and Angela Glover--Ethan Eats Hot Lunch.
From noon until 1:00 PM, Mary Duda will be available with her latest book in the Kids Around the World Series--Cian from the Phillipes. She will be joined by Amy Forss who will talk about Newspapers and Butter Pecan Ice Cream, a book about Mildred Brown and the Omaha Star and how the newspaper led the boycott against Reed's Ice Cream shop because they would not serve African Americans. You can also meet Julie Pospishil, author of Elementary Spanish Chatbook.
Intermediate fiction authors will be on hand from 1:00-2:00 PM. Nicki McDermott--Oliver's Key, Mary Conley--First Cousins at the Farm, and N.L. Sharp from Prairieland Publishing.
Fantasy books will be featured from 2:00-3:00 PM. Lydia Kang--The November Girl, Matthew Hebert--Beneath the Surface, Gabbie Wieck, Skorravik Trilogy, Book 1, To No End.
YA Authors will round out the day from 3:00-4:00 PM. Tom Frye--Rez Dog, Pembroke Sinclair--Humanity's Hope, and Tonya Kuper--Anomaly and the follow-up Enigma
Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).
Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).