Introduction to the High-Leverage Practices
Intended for: individual teachers or mentor teachers, or small groups of teachers or mentor teachers
Format: webinar; customized versions also offered on-site at participants’ campuses
This three-hour workshop offers a comprehensive introduction to the TeachingWorks high-leverage practices. It introduces the TeachingWorks core ideas for the work of teaching and helps participants become familiar with the TeachingWorks high-leverage practices. It also includes a brief introduction to the Teaching & Learning Exploratory. The Teaching and Learning Exploratory (TLE) features full-length K-12 classroom videos and curated collections of clips from over a thousand classroom sessions with integrated tools for interaction and exploration.
Introduction to Leading a Group Discussion
Intended for: groups of teachers or mentor teachers affiliated with a building or district interested in exploring the high-leverage practices and/or practice-based mentoring in depth and considering a deeper engagement with TeachingWorks
Format: in-person; on participants’ own campus or office
Length: 1 day or two ½ days
Format & location: in person; dates and location to be determined upon request
Are you a district administrator, school leader, or instructor interested in a TeachingWorks program network or bringing TeachingWorks to your program for customized professional learning opportunities? Are you wondering what it would be like to work us on a more extended basis? Our day-long workshop on learning to lead a group discussion with students provides an extended introduction to this foundational high-leverage practice and to TeachingWorks and what it is like to partner with us. Participants will learn about the TeachingWorks high-leverage practices in general and about how we define, decompose, and learn this practice in particular. They will have opportunities to see examples of this practice in action in K-12 classrooms and to discuss its relationship to the pursuit of equitable educational opportunities.
Practice-Based Mentoring Workshop
Intended for: individual mentor teachers or groups of mentor teachers new or relatively new to practice based strategies for supporting novice teachers in field placement
Format: in person; dates location to be determined based on the needs of those interested
Length: 2 or 3 days
This three-day workshop is designed to introduce mentor teachers thoroughly to practice-based strategies for supporting novice teachers in field placements.
Costs for each service will be determined upon request. Are you a teacher, mentor teacher, school leader, or administrator interested in participating in an introductory program with TeachingWorks? Fill out the form below and a member of our team will contact you.