Instructional Strategies 
Building a Strong Foundation for Reading Instruction (Grades K-3) view course/not available icon
The purpose of this workshop is for educators to deepen their understanding of the critical foundational reading skills. Educators will learn effective instructional routines and strategies to teach these critical skills and how to differentiate the implementation of these routines within whole group and small group instruction. Data will be utilized to help identify individual student and core instructional needs.
Essential Practices Within Assessment and Observation (Grades K-3) view course/not available icon
This workshop will engage educators in the essential practices of assessment and observation. Educators will gain greater knowledge of the purpose of assessment, using assessment to inform instruction and why we prioritize observation during reading and writing.
Literacy Leaders - Coaching Meetings view course/not available icon
Coaches and literacy leaders will establish a learning continuum of the Essential Instructional Practices, coaching systems and data collection tools in this monthly meeting. Participants will celebrate and problem solve around strengths and challenges within their school community, and develop an action plan and next steps within the next learning cycle.
Humphrey Products Externship view course/not available icon
What scenarios can you pose to students that link the real world to the content of your classroom? Math, science, language arts and social studies teachers will see how to create relevance in their classrooms through real projects found in the world outside school. Educators will take away ideas for evolving existing curriculum to include relevant projects. Participants will understand how to easily include career information in classrooms.
PBL 101 view course/not available icon
PBL 101 is Buck Institute of Education’s foundational workshop based on their model of Gold Standard PBL. Participants will come away with the knowledge and skills needed to design, assess, and manage a rigorous, standards-based project. The workshop models the project process. Facilitated by one of BIE’s expert National Faculty, PBL 101 is a balanced blend of direct instruction, video analysis, hands-on work, resource sharing, and peer collaboration and feedback.
Powerful Practices for New Teacher Success view course/not available icon
This professional development course is designed to support new teachers as they begin their career in education. Topics will include; designing a classroom management system where students and teachers have a critical role, creating a culture for learning, engaging students in the learning process, teaching diverse learners and implementing best practice instructional strategies.
Paraprofessional Power: Making the Most of Your Role as a Para-Educator view course/not available icon
This series provides essential tools for management and instruction for paraprofessionals in all grades. The two sessions will focus on strategies for diverse learners, as well as student engagement techniques. On day one, paras will learn how to support all students, and ensure alignment with classroom teachers. The second day includes specific areas of mathematics and language arts. Participants are provided with discussion time, as well as time to learn specific strategies.
Flowserve Externship view course/not available icon
Guiding questions include: How can we help students understand the idea of career mobility – beginning with entry level jobs and finding success as they learn and grow. How do skills developed in school lead to a strong career? How are academics applied in the work setting? How can we help students value the relevance of knowledge gained at school?