Additional Workshops for Teachers

Additional Workshops for Teachers

If you are looking to learn a new strategy or refine a practice, our half and full day workshops may be just the thing for you. Schedule some time with us to talk about your workshop and development needs!

  • Classroom Expectations
  • Improving Student Engagement
  • Supporting Students Through Effective Feedback
  • Quality vs. Quantity: Prioritizing your Currifulum
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    Classroom Expectations Workshop Get this workshop!

    Estimated Duration: Half Day
    Audience: Teachers and Administrators, grades K-12

    Unlocking the secret to developing, communicating, and sustaining high expectations for students is a key asset for teachers.

    In this workshop, teachers will

    • Demystify three myths about high expectations.
    • Understand the anatomy of high expectations.
    • Find ways to raise expectations even in the face of students with very low skill levels.
    • Learn to communicate high expectations effectively.

     


    Improving Student Engagement Get this workshop!

    Estimated Duration: Half or Full Day
    Audience: Teachers, grades K-12

    Do you ever feel like you are working harder than your students? If so, then you need to learn how to help your students do the work of learning for themselves.

    In this workshop, teachers will

    • Identify who does what: what is your work? What is your students’ work? What work you share?
    • Understand ways you may be unwittingly taking on your students’ work or expecting them to do your work.
    • Learn specific strategies for helping students take ownership over their own learning.

     


    Supporting Students Through Effective Feedback Get this workshop!

    Estimated Duration: Half Day
    Audience: Teachers, grades K-12

    Effective feedback helps students become better learners. And we mean more than just feedback through grading!

    In this workshop, teachers will

    • Learn the purpose of effective feedback for students.
    • Use formative assessments as effective feedback for students.
    • Find ways to improve grading practices so that students get more effective feedback.
    • Determine the difference between growth-oriented and fixed-oriented feedback
    • Learn to use coaching to give growth-oriented feedback that develops a growth-mindset.
    • Assess the message of their classroom and how they can improve that message by incorporating better feedback practices.

     


    Quality vs. Quantity: Prioritizing Your Curriculum Get this workshop!

    Estimated Duration: Half Day
    Audience: Teachers and Administrators, grades K-12

    Many teachers become burned out because they don’t know how to prioritize their work. Stop the burn out while still meeting the individual needs of each student and keeping up with the pace of the curriculum and standardized tests!

    In this interactive workshop, teachers will

    • Create a “Stop Doing” list before creating a “To Do” list.
    • Identify time-wasters, time-consumers, and empowerment failures that get in the way of important work.
    • Learn how to manage time-wasters, time-consumers, and empowerment failures by eliminating, automating, and delegating.
    • Learn specific strategies on how to do what is important even in the midst of increased pressure to follow district and state mandates.

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    Motivating Students to Learn
    Never Work Harder Than Your Students: An Overview

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    Never Work Harder Than Your Students & Other Principles of Great Teaching

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    Seven Leadership Behaviors for Fostering High Expectations and Rigorous Instruction

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    The Four Myths of High Expectations