Intense, Hands-On Coaching where all stakeholders are involved in building the school-wide plan. The school will get a coach weekly for the first 2 months of school; then monthly for the remainder of school year.
Hands-On Coaching where principal and leadership team will be involved in building the school-wide plan. The school will get a coach monthly for the school year.
The coach will meet with the school principal and leadership team to discuss the data analysis and academic trends.
The reading wall is a wall designated in the classroom filled with grade level reading skills. Learn how this interactive, hands-on, daily routine can help students develop and master reading skills!
The math wall is a wall designated in the classroom filled with grade level math skills. Learn how this interactive, hands-on, daily routine can help students develop and master math skills!
This training is all about classroom management! If you can think of it, there's a procedure for it. Get ideas that will help you set up your classroom procedures!
Ever wonder how to make that lesson interactive? Ever wonder how to get students engaged and moving, but still learning? Well this is your answer! In this training, you will learn all about how to make your lessons interactive and engaging!
This training is geared toward building strong readers and writers. We will discuss the purpose of guided reading, how to set up and organize an effective guided reading group, write a book introduction, conduct a guided reading lesson, conduct running records, analyze running records, and maintain guided reading data for each student.
You can teach that lesson over and over and the student still not “get it”. Maybe there’s a gap in learning somewhere that needs to be closed….let’s explore! Then, let’s come up with a plan to close the gap.
There are ultimately 4 categories that teachers typically fall into when working with students who live in poverty. We will discuss these 4 categories, discuss pros/cons, and develop action plans for each teacher.
Any parent-teacher meeting can be intimidating when we don’t understand how to communicate and relate to them. In this training, we’ll discuss some of the BIG MISTAKES made by teachers when communicating to parents. We will discuss how to build long-lasting partnerships with parents that will ultimately set the student up for success. You’ll look forward to parent meetings after this training.
Each year we have a growing number of students living in poverty and many times schools are not prepared to deal with this epidemic. These are NOT students we just read about or see on television, these are our kids! They attend our schools and sit in our classrooms! We love them and desire to reach them, but how do we do it all? Where do we start? Is it a behavior problem or trauma? What does hunger to the learning brain?
A kinesthetic learner is active and need hands-on activities in the classroom. It is really difficult for these students to “sit and git” in the classroom. In this training, we will discuss the characteristics of kinesthetic learners and how to engage them in the learning environment.
We all have students in our classrooms who have experienced trauma. We love them, but sometimes it's just difficult trying to reach and teach them. In this training, you will understand how trauma effects the brain and get ideas that will help you reach and teach through the trauma.
Teaching can be a challenging profession. However, it can become outright overwhelming and next to impossible in urban school districts. These districts have a high poverty rate, a high proportion of students of color and/or a high proportion of ELL students, and many students are at-risk. In this training, we will discuss the characteristics of urban school districts, ways teachers can still make a difference, and why these are the most rewarding districts to work in!