Ensuring Effective Teaching in Every Classroom
High quality instruction is the most important tool educators have at their disposal to positively affect student learning. Level 2 of the Marzano High Reliability Schools framework details how to develop and maintain teacher effectiveness in every classroom by building a shared language of instruction and using this common language to raise the level of pedagogical skill both individually and collectively.
Improving Teacher Development and Evaluation
Designed for teachers, coaches, and educational leaders, this workshop offers a paradigm-shifting approach to teacher development and evaluation.
Close Reading in the Secondary Classroom
In this workshop, participants will explore a six-step process for close reading, as well as important issues around text selection, planning, and assessment.
The New Art and Science of Teaching
The New Art and Science of Teaching is a well-researched instructional framework that comprehensively addresses the most alterable effect on student achievement—quality instruction.
Supporting Beginning Teachers
Support beginning teachers from day one. Effectively supporting beginning teachers is crucial for both retention and developing expertise in relation to student achievement.
Using Questioning Sequences in the Classroom
Elicit higher-order thinking from students. Learn a four-phase process for questioning that prompts students to use the argumentation and reasoning skills highlighted in the Common Core State Standards.
Enhancing the Art and Science of Teaching With Technology
Enhance learning today, and prepare students for success tomorrow. The shifts articulated by the Common Core State Standards increase accountability for learning outcmoes in the classroom and in the technology rich world beyond. This interactive workshop shows how to integrate technology into the research-based strategies from The Art and Science of Teaching to enhance instruction while preparing students for college and career success in the 21st century.
Coaching Classroom Instruction
Provide targeted, constructive support for instructional change. Coaching can play a significant role in broadening educators' instructional repertoire and improving both teaching and learning. Effective coaches build positive relationships and follow protocols that lead to lasting changes in classroom instruction. This workshop provides instructional coaches and administrators with step-by-step guidelines for working with teachers to increase their effectiveness.
Becoming a Reflective Teacher
Embrace your potential to grow as a professional. In an era of increased accountability, self-evaluation and self-reflection practices can empower teachers to chart their own path to improvement. In this workshop, participants will learn what teachers can do by themselves, for themselves. Uncover why classroom autonomy and collaboration go hand in hand when it comes to effective teaching and student success.