MMD/PLC

#ObserveME

2 Points

The #ObserveME Movement breaks for barriers for observing teachers in your own school.


Book Study (Independent or Group)

2 Points

Independent or group book studies are excellent ways to acquire new skills, find inspiration, and improve educational practice.


Twitter to Build Your PLN

1 Points

A personal learning network is just that-- a network of others whom you turn to for advice, to learn from, and to collaborate with and offer your own ideas and thoughts. See how easy it is to use Twitter to build your PLN.


Collaborative Teams VLP

2 Points

Learn more about Collaborative Teams by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.


Common Formative Assessments VLP Badge

2 Points

Learn more about designing common formative assessments by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.


Data Collection and Analysis

2 Points

By using student data, teachers have a more accurate sense of student progress, strengths, and weaknesses. Teachers can utilize data to diagnose and address learning gaps and to correlate patterns to get to the root cause of learning difficulties.


Data-Based Decision Making VLP Badge

2 Points

Learn more about data-based-decision making by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.


Developing Assessment Capable Learners VLP Badge

2 Points

Learn more about Developing Assessment Capable Learners by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.


Habit #2: Developing SMART Goals for your class, with your students and personally

2 Points

In order to develop assessment capable learners, we need to explicitly teach our students the value of SMART goals and the process of developing SMART goals as individuals and as a member of a classroom or school.


District Presenter

2 Points

Present at least 50 minutes during a staff PD day as either the lead presenter or co-presenter.


How to Enjoy Teaching Everyday: Strategies to Avoid Teacher Burnout

2 Points

Learn how to be intentional with your time, handle overbearing parents and colleagues, take care of yourself, and rekindle your passion for teaching!


Metacognition VLP Badge

2 Points

Learn more about Metacognition by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.


PD Share

2 Points

We all are required to attend professional development, and often we do research and find information on our own! As a community of professionals, we need to be sharing these with our building!


Peer Observations

2 Points

Regardless of subject matter, we can all learn from one another. Observe a Peer-whether it be in the same content area or venturing out to something completely different to earn this badge.


School Based Implementation Coaching VLP Badge

2 Points

Learn more about School-Based Implementation Coaching by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.


Student Led Conferences

3 Points

Student led conferences are a tool for students to take ownership of their own learning and communicate their learning goals, achievements and areas of need.


Teach It Forward – Take on a Student Teacher

2 Points

By accepting a student teacher in our classrooms, we are enhancing their knowledge and their skills to achieve the level of classroom management and instruction when they begin their teaching career.


Use Data to Motivate Your Students to Reach Goals

2 Points

Educators who realize the full potential of data go beyond occasionally sharing test results with students.  They engage in an intentional process in which students assess their current level of proficiency, set goals, track progress, and reflect upon and communicate results.


Using an Assessment Capable Learner Data Chart in the Classroom

2 Points

Implement a data chart in your classroom as one way to improve student achievement.


Using an Assessment Capable Learner Data Chart in the Classroom

2 Points

Implement a data chart in your classroom as one way to improve student achievement.


Using Google Forms For CFA’s

2 Points

Teachers will learn and manipulate the tools available in Google Forms to create a self - grading CFA.


Virtual Pineapple Chart Using Swivl

2 Points

Teachers will use the Swivl to record lessons and share ideas with other teachers by posting their video lesson to a team drive for other teachers to view.

Leadership

#ObserveME

2 Points

The #ObserveME Movement breaks for barriers for observing teachers in your own school.


Athletic Coaching Badge

2 Points

Do you coach? You can earn a badge for that!


Building Leadership Team

2 Points

Building leadership teams are vital to the success of our buildings and district. If you serve on a leadership team- this badge is for you!


Join a Committee

2 Points

You can earn this badge for being an active member within your school. Get credit for what you’ve already been doing! (Examples but not limited to: PB Writes, PLC, Social Events, etc)


Conference Presenter (Outside District)

2 Points

Earn this badge by presenting at a conference held outside of Poplar Bluff School District.


Continuing Education

2 Points

Earn this badge by showing how you have continued your personal education by going beyond a Bachelor's Degree!


District Ambassador Badge

2 Points

Are you currently a district ambassador (or previously were one)? Get your badge now!


District Presenter

2 Points

Present at least 50 minutes during a staff PD day as either the lead presenter or co-presenter.


Mentoring a New Teacher

2 Points

Being a mentor to a new teacher can be very rewarding, but is also a big commitment. Show off your dedication to helping new teachers with this badge.


PD Share

2 Points

We all are required to attend professional development, and often we do research and find information on our own! As a community of professionals, we need to be sharing these with our building!


Teach It Forward – Take on a Student Teacher

2 Points

By accepting a student teacher in our classrooms, we are enhancing their knowledge and their skills to achieve the level of classroom management and instruction when they begin their teaching career.


Virtual Pineapple Chart Using Swivl

2 Points

Teachers will use the Swivl to record lessons and share ideas with other teachers by posting their video lesson to a team drive for other teachers to view.

Staff Culture

#ObserveME

2 Points

The #ObserveME Movement breaks for barriers for observing teachers in your own school.


Virtual Pineapple Chart Using Swivl

2 Points

Teachers will use the Swivl to record lessons and share ideas with other teachers by posting their video lesson to a team drive for other teachers to view.


Building Teacher of the Year

2 Points

Being nominated and selected as your building teacher of the year is an honor. Show your pride in your achievement by earning this badge.


District Teacher of the Year

2 Points

Being selected District Teacher of the Year is an amazing achievement. Share your moment with this badge.

Data Analysis

Data Collection and Analysis

2 Points

By using student data, teachers have a more accurate sense of student progress, strengths, and weaknesses. Teachers can utilize data to diagnose and address learning gaps and to correlate patterns to get to the root cause of learning difficulties.


Using an Assessment Capable Learner Data Chart in the Classroom

2 Points

Implement a data chart in your classroom as one way to improve student achievement.

Collaboration

Twitter to Build Your PLN

1 Points

A personal learning network is just that-- a network of others whom you turn to for advice, to learn from, and to collaborate with and offer your own ideas and thoughts. See how easy it is to use Twitter to build your PLN.


Virtual Pineapple Chart Using Swivl

2 Points

Teachers will use the Swivl to record lessons and share ideas with other teachers by posting their video lesson to a team drive for other teachers to view.

Employee Resources

Active Shooter Training

2 Points

It is difficult to think about the possibility of an active shooter situation in our school, but we should always be prepared. As our district student resource officers conduct training around the district this year, you can earn a badge for helping us be prepared. 


Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention

2 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. The Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention course introduces the type, statistics and scope of the disease; guidelines for the clean up and handling of potentially infectious wastes or contaminated materials; the risks associated with workers exposed to BBPs (including vaccination and reporting information); and delivers training designed to emphasize the practices of proper exposure control.


Bullying: Recognition & Response Badge

2 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. The goal of this course is to help school staff members understand more about bullying behavior, as well as their obligations to help prevent bullying. Topics covered include bullying basics, identifying bullying behavior, how bullying works, and effective ways to address the problem.


Discrimination Awareness in the Workplace

2 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. This course is designed to instill staff with a basic awareness and understanding of discrimination, which can help you avoid discriminatory behaviors as well as build a culture that reflects acceptance and respect for all. This course covers the definition of discrimination and harassment, how to avoid discrimination and harassment, and doing your part to promote a discrimination-free environment.


Diversity Awareness: Staff-to-Student

2 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. The goal of this course is to provide school staff members with an overview of issues related to staff-to-student diversity.


Drug Free Workplace

2 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. The goal of this course is to provide employees with an understanding of drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace. This course will review the Drug Free Workplace Act, recognizing the signs of substance abuse and addiction, and knowing your role in fighting substance abuse on the job.


FERPA: Confidentiality of Records

2 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. This course covers important legal terms related to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the general responsibilities of staff members under FERPA, FERPA's rules regarding confidentiality and disclosure, and the rights of students to access and inspect their own education records kept by the school.


Health Emergencies: Life-Threatening Allergies

2 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. Life-threatening allergies are steadily increasing, and all employees must know the basics and be ready to respond to ensure the safety of students and staff. This course covers examples of life-threatening allergies that are common among students, the definition and explanation of anaphylaxis, symptoms of anaphylaxis and anaphylactic shock, an overview of Epi-Pens and their proper use, and important health care considerations in minimizing allergic reactions.


MUSIC Establishing Healthy Boundaries

2 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. This course provides an overview of the importance of establishing boundaries as a professional educator and applying those boundaries to interactions with parents, staff, students, and others.


MUSIC Youth Suicide: Awareness and Prevention

2 Points

The goal of this course is to provide staff members with information that will help them reduce the likelihood of suicide among students. This course covers the scope of the problem of youth suicide, common risk factors related to youth suicide, successful strategies for youth suicide prevention, the immediate steps a staff member should take if they encounter a student who is threatening suicide, and best practices for intervention after a suicide ("postvention"). 


Sexual Harassment: Staff-to-Staff

2 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. This course provides staff members with a basic understanding of staff-to-staff sexual harassment as well as strategies to maintain a harassment-free environment in the workplace.


Youth Suicide: Awareness, Prevention and Postvention

2 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. The goal of this course is to provide staff members with information that will help them reduce the likelihood of suicide among students.


Safe Schools Missouri Dyslexia Training

4 Points

Poplar Bluff R-I School District is using SafeSchools.com to offer training courses online for your convenience. The goal of this course is to provide school staff members with an overview of Dyslexia.


Teacher Growth Plan

3 Points

The Educator Growth Plan addresses specific sources of new learning, the practice of skills related to new learning and timelines for completion. Earn a Badge for this task!