Jennifer Marinello

Educational Consultant

Jennifer Marinello has been in education since 2000 as a teacher, Math and STEM Supervisor, and  is currently an Elementary Principal.  She earned her Undergraduate and Master’s of Education from the University of Florida.   In addition, Ms. Marinello holds her Master’s in Educational Leadership.  She has experience in providing professional development for instructional leaders and teachers in the following areas: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, including the Standards for Mathematical Practices, which are student process standards; Data-analysis, including using the PARCC Evidence Tables to identify curriculum gaps and weaknesses; developing a Growth Mindset for all students; supporting the implementation of a Guided Math Workshop framework, among many others.  She is always willing to collaborate on your needs to develop a personalized workshop.  Ms. Marinello has worked on district and state projects for Algebra Readiness, dismantling tracking within mathematics, and overseeing tiered intervention systems of support.  She currently resides in Mercer County, NJ.

Jen's Workshops 

Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

MTSS: Instruction, Intervention, and Implementation Part 3

Part 3 "Sustaining Your MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Supports) Process with Grace and Grit” The power and promise of this process is dependent on strong collaboration and shared leadership focused on the MTSS process. This webinar will assist school leaders and others in their efforts to sustain a strong system of supports for students. Participants will consider identifying Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions as well as building a viable schedule including regular intervention times. Through selecting key data team personnel, schools will be able to increase educator capacity that will improve teaching and learning.

GRADES:

K-12

All Content Areas
All Content Areas

Engaging Every Student in Learning

Take the mystery out of student engagement. Practical, straightforward approaches to reaching those students who need something different than “read the chapter, answer the questions”. Discussion will also include the implications of virtual learning on engagement, with strategies to overcome these challenges.

GRADES:

K-8

Literacy
Literacy

Curate Your Early Literacy Toolkit Now for Back To School

This workshop is ideal for K-3 teachers who are teaching K-3 students’ phonemic awareness, phonics, and early reading fluency skills.

GRADES:

K-3

All Content Areas
All Content Areas

Why are H.O.T.S so Hot for Teachers?
Higher Order Thinking/Questioning Skills

Shifting our thinking about the types of questions you want to ask your students will increase higher order thinking skills and make visible learning evident. In this workshop, learn how to model high quality questions, ask different types of questions (DOK Depths of Knowledge), that engages all learners, seek ways to foster questioning from your students, and practice developing high quality throughout your instruction

GRADES:

K-12

Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

MTSS: Instruction, Intervention, and Implementation Part 2

Part 2 "Building the Instructional Core Using the MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Supports) Lens" This webinar will help you chart the course and navigate the MTSS process by applying principles outlined in the DOE Fidelity Implementation Rubric. Participants will focus on selecting assessments and universal screening tools, establishing data and leadership teams , examining data to determine students’ needs and curricular gaps and strengthening and fortifying the core and interventions in tier 2 and 3.

GRADES:

K-12

Literacy
Literacy

Creating Workshop Model Classrooms and Instruction

How do teachers incorporate the Workshop Model into their classroom environment and instruction? A step-by-step guide to demonstrate the value of Workshop to student learning and benefit to instruction, how to transition to and implement, and what a successful Workshop Model looks like in the classroom.

GRADES:

K-8

Literacy
Literacy

Creating and Sustaining the Wonder of Learning in Early Childhood Classrooms

What do you value in creating authentic and meaningful environments for our most curious early childhood children?
What is next for you and your students in creating a learning environment that is rich in discussion, reflection and documentation of student work and teacher practice?

This workshop will examine project and inquiry-based approaches for our youngest learners with complete integration of all content areas Activities and tasks tap into questioning, reflecting and documenting beyond the classroom walls. And yes, it’s aligned to the NJSLS. This constructivist approach is what education is ALL about!

GRADES:

K-3

Literacy
Literacy

Lifting the Level of Student Reading/Writing Proficiency through Powerful Conferring

If we want to make a significant impact on our students’ reading and writing lives- conferring is where the rubber meets the road. It is at the core of differentiating instruction and that is vital for all students. Conferring with students, providing formative feedback and leaning in with a teaching move are powerfully effective and essential ways to bring about quality reading and writing proficiency in a individualized manner.

GRADES:

K-8

Special Education
Special Education

Enhancing Instructional Strategies to Meet The Needs of ALL Students

Discover specific instructional strategies that address the needs of all learners, regardless of varying levels. Included in the discussion will be strategies specific to subject, classroom configuration and its effect on differentiation, and what teachers can do to better address each student's needs. Strategies that will be explored include: Utilizing real-world problems as an instructional tool to reach all students as well as conferencing with an individual student on writing and reading, and the extraordinary benefits of this time with them.

GRADES:

3-12

Literacy
Literacy

9 Awesome Reasons to Use Infographics for Leading and Learning

“As the saying goes “a picture is worth a thousand words”, since infographics have both ‘pictures’ and ‘words’, it represents the best of both worlds: the ability to dissect a complex subject, and the ability to sustain the attention of the reader while doing so. “It (infographic) keeps people’s interest by lending a storytelling and visual element to what can be sterile research.” – Caitlin McCabe.

GRADES:

K-12

Literacy
Literacy

State Mandated Dyslexia Workshop for K-2 Educators

Learn everything about what dyslexia is and is not to understanding the NJ regulations and requirements of dyslexia as well as identifying the “look for’ , recognizing dyslexic behaviors and having a toolkit of interventions at the core instructional level will be thoroughly discussed

GRADES:

K-2

Literacy
Literacy

Zooming in on Close Reading

This workshop will provide the participants with close reading strategies to enhance deep levels of comprehension, communication and collaborations among students and teachers in grades K-5 and 6-12. By understanding the alignment of literacy standards and close reading strategies

GRADES:

K-12

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