• Events & Opportunities

  • Who’s Doing to Work - Shifting the Lift in Math

    September 6, 2017 7-8pm edt The first Standard for Mathematical Practice requires that students ‘make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.’ All too often, well-intentioned teachers use instructional strategies that take the cognitive load away from students, and impede their ability to persevere. This month we will explore classroom practices teachers can use to leverage the amount of time students are talking, thinking, and working on mathematics.

  • Who’s Doing the Work - Shifting the Lift in ELA

    October 4, 2017 7-8pm edt How much work are you leaving to your students? Often, teachers engage in well-intentioned practices that take the cognitive load out of the students’ hands. Hear from fellow educators on instructional practices and concrete strategies teachers can use to leverage the amount of time students are reading, writing, talking and thinking.

  • Book Baskets

    November 1, 2017 7-8pm est Are your classroom libraries built with student engagement, motivation, and enthusiasm in mind? Are you achieving these goals? Have you set up your independent reading to support your students’ knowledge and vocabulary development? Hear about the experiences of participants in the Book Basket Challenge and about strategies you can use to optimize your own classroom libraries.