This workshop series is designed to provide new teachers with the resources, tools, and most current research on practice to support them through many of the challenges first year teachers face.
- The day will be experiential and each participant will receive a binder of physical and digital resources. We also encourage a train-the trainer approach if new personnel are unavailable to attend.
Workshop Focus Areas:
- Systems that allow students to internalize high expectations
- Classroom management as a natural connection to quality instruction—Maximizing instructional time.
- John Hattie’s top 10 instructional practices on student achievement
- Helping students assess skills & strengths
- Systems of self-regulation/self-monitoring
- Building rapport and strong relationships with staff
- Building rapport and strong relationships with students and parents
- Your role in effective PLC groupings
- Differentiating through learning environments
- Differentiating through process & products
- Question formation technique: encouraging students to question, not answer
- 3-D learning environments to promote rigor and inquiry
- Grade-appropriate challenges to inspire curiosity and autonomy
- Feedback systems, best student-groups, and leveraging instructional practice for literacy gains
- How to embrace 21st century skills in an active learning classroom
Faculty: Sandy Adams, National Author & MRESC Curriculum Consultant