Workshops

LEARN DIRECTLY FROM THE EXPERTS YOU TRUST THE MOST: OTHER TEACHERS.

It’s great to learn strategies I can use right away—directly from other teachers.Joshua Parker, 2012 Maryland Teacher of the Year

Session 1

Tuesday, Sep 25 8:00 pm EST

Introducing “punctuation formulas” to develop and reinforce students’ grammar skills

Sophia Faridi shares how she employs math-based concepts to reinforce grammar skills and help students analyze complex sentences.

Grades 6-8

Session 1

Wednesday, Sep 26 8:00 pm EST

Personalizing and differentiating instruction for English Language Learners

Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa, 2014 Florida State Teacher of the Year, shares how she provides genuinely differentiated instruction that meets her ELL students exactly where they are.

Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8

Session 1

Monday, Sep 24 8:00 pm EST

Creating an environment that encourages inclusion students to feel welcome and confident in a general education classroom

Jemelleh Coes, Georgia’s 2014 Teacher of the Year, shares how she creates an environment that encourages inclusion students to feel welcome and confident in a general education classroom.

All Grades

Session 1

Monday, Oct 1 9:00 pm EST

Keeping students on the same page by hosting classroom-based “accountability socials”

Julissa Rodriguez shares how she starts the year on a level playing field and then keeps students on the same page throughout the school year by organizing regular classroom "accountability socials."

Grades 9-12

Session 1

Tuesday, Oct 2 8:00 pm EST

Starting the year by establishing a safe and engaging career-focused classroom

Debbie Moore shares how she integrates a career portfolio during the first days of the school year to establish her safe and engaging career-focused classroom.

Grades 9-12

Session 2

Tuesday, Oct 2 8:00 pm EST

Introducing “punctuation formulas” to develop and reinforce students’ grammar skills

Sophia Faridi shares how she employs math-based concepts to reinforce grammar skills and help students analyze complex sentences.

Grades 6-8

Session 1

Wednesday, Oct 3 8:00 pm EST

Using Genius Hour to make school relevant, meaningful, and challenging for students

Rebecca Mieliwocki, 2012 National Teacher of the Year, shares how Genius Hour makes school relevant, meaningful, and challenging for her students.

Session 2

Wednesday, Oct 3 8:00 pm EST

Personalizing and differentiating instruction for English Language Learners

Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa, 2014 Florida State Teacher of the Year, shares how she provides genuinely differentiated instruction that meets her ELL students exactly where they are.

Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8

Session 1

Wednesday, Oct 3 8:00 pm EST

Enlisting Parents’ Help to Secure High-Quality Paid Student Internships

Claire Trouard Carencro High School, Academy of Information Technology Director, shares how she engages parents to help cultivate and secure life-changing internships for her students.

Session 2

Monday, Oct 8 9:00 pm EST

Keeping students on the same page by hosting classroom-based “accountability socials”

Julissa Rodriguez shares how she starts the year on a level playing field and then keeps students on the same page throughout the school year by organizing regular classroom "accountability socials."

Grades 9-12

Session 2

Tuesday, Oct 9 8:00 pm EST

Starting the year by establishing a safe and engaging career-focused classroom

Debbie Moore shares how she integrates a career portfolio during the first days of the school year to establish her safe and engaging career-focused classroom.

Grades 9-12

Session 1

Tuesday, Oct 9 8:00 pm EST

Enlisting industry partners to bring real-life expertise to your career-academy classroom

Sharrell Howard shares how she engages industry partners to support her career-academy classroom and grow and strengthen her advisory board.

Grades 9-12

Session 2

Wednesday, Oct 10 8:00 pm EST

Using Genius Hour to make school relevant, meaningful, and challenging for students

Rebecca Mieliwocki, 2012 National Teacher of the Year, shares how Genius Hour makes school relevant, meaningful, and challenging for her students.

Session 2

Wednesday, Oct 10 8:00 pm EST

Enlisting Parents’ Help to Secure High-Quality Paid Student Internships

Claire Trouard Carencro High School, Academy of Information Technology Director, shares how she engages parents to help cultivate and secure life-changing internships for her students.

Session 1

Thursday, Oct 11 8:00 pm EST

Engaging students in authentic, content-specific conversations using collaborative technology and formative assessments

Shelly Stanton, Montana's 2016 State Teacher of the Year, shares how she engages students in authentic, content-specific conversations by using collaborative technology and formative assessments.

Session 1

Monday, Oct 15 8:00 pm EST

Using mathematical routines to engage all learners

Sarah Brent shares how she engages students in mathematical routines that build number sense, develop inquiry, and support the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice.

Session 2

Tuesday, Oct 16 8:00 pm EST

Enlisting industry partners to bring real-life expertise to your career-academy classroom

Sharrell Howard shares how she engages industry partners to support her career-academy classroom and grow and strengthen her advisory board.

Grades 9-12

Session 1

Wednesday, Oct 17 8:00 pm EST

Using Young Adult literature to teach about social justice

Jane McMahon, 2014 Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, shares how she uses Young Adult literature to teach about social justice.

Session 1

Wednesday, Oct 17 8:00 pm EST

Inspiring students to give back to their community by preparing income tax returns through the IRS VITA program

Sue Bahrenberg shares how she turns her high-school finance students into VITA-certified tax preparers who provide free basic income-tax-return preparation to individuals in their community.

Grades 9-12

Session 2

Thursday, Oct 18 8:00 pm EST

Engaging students in authentic, content-specific conversations using collaborative technology and formative assessments

Shelly Stanton, Montana's 2016 State Teacher of the Year, shares how she engages students in authentic, content-specific conversations by using collaborative technology and formative assessments.

Session 2

Monday, Oct 22 8:00 pm EST

Using mathematical routines to engage all learners

Sarah Brent shares how she engages students in mathematical routines that build number sense, develop inquiry, and support the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice.

Session 1

Monday, Oct 22 8:00 pm EST

Inspiring students through self-directed humanitarian projects

Michael Lindblad, 2015 Oregon State Teacher of the Year, shares how he inspires students through self-directed humanitarian projects.

Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Session 1

Tuesday, Oct 23 8:00 pm EST

Organizing “Career Lunches” that establish lasting connections between students and industry leaders

Jasmine Smith shares how she builds and maintains her advisory board by organizing student-hosted lunches with industry leaders.

Grades 9-12

Session 1

Tuesday, Oct 23 8:00 pm EST

Partnering with parents to improve school climate and student outcomes

Katy Smith, 2011 Minnesota State Teacher of the Year, shares how she partners with parents to improve school climate and student outcomes.

Session 2

Wednesday, Oct 24 8:00 pm EST

Using Young Adult literature to teach about social justice

Jane McMahon, 2014 Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, shares how she uses Young Adult literature to teach about social justice.

Session 2

Wednesday, Oct 24 8:00 pm EST

Inspiring students to give back to their community by preparing income tax returns through the IRS VITA program

Sue Bahrenberg shares how she turns her high-school finance students into VITA-certified tax preparers who provide free basic income-tax-return preparation to individuals in their community.

Grades 9-12

Session 1

Thursday, Oct 25 8:00 pm EST

Using tableaux to strengthen students’ literary analysis skills

Sydney Chaffee, the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, and the Huntington Theatre Company's Meg O’Brien share how they work together to make use of a theater strategy to help students deeply analyze and understand complex texts and ideas.

All Grades, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Session 2

Monday, Oct 29 8:00 pm EST

Inspiring students through self-directed humanitarian projects

Michael Lindblad, 2015 Oregon State Teacher of the Year, shares how he inspires students through self-directed humanitarian projects.

Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Session 2

Tuesday, Oct 30 8:00 pm EST

Organizing “Career Lunches” that establish lasting connections between students and industry leaders

Jasmine Smith shares how she builds and maintains her advisory board by organizing student-hosted lunches with industry leaders.

Grades 9-12

Session 2

Tuesday, Oct 30 8:00 pm EST

Partnering with parents to improve school climate and student outcomes

Katy Smith, 2011 Minnesota State Teacher of the Year, shares how she partners with parents to improve school climate and student outcomes.

Session 2

Thursday, Nov 1 8:00 pm EST

Using tableaux to strengthen students’ literary analysis skills

Sydney Chaffee, the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, and the Huntington Theatre Company's Meg O’Brien share how they work together to make use of a theater strategy to help students deeply analyze and understand complex texts and ideas.

All Grades, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12