No matter the size of your district, each must address the same curriculum challenges. For both central office personnel and teachers, each district needs staff members trained to answer the following challenges: • How does the district ensure that teachers are provided a guaranteed and viable curriculum? • How does the district ensure that curriculum […]
A whole day of practical strategies teachers can use in their classrooms right away! Already convinced that differentiated instruction is necessary in today’s diverse classrooms? Come fill up your “teaching tackle box” with dozens of ideas to help you modify, adapt and extend your basic lessons. Learn dozens of ways to integrate clever, engaging activities […]
This engaging seminar provides valuable information about three key elements of Brain Compatible Teaching and Learning. Recent research about how student’s brains grow, develop and respond to the environment should influence our classroom practices. Understanding some “brain basics” can give educators guidelines that will help them design truly brain-compatible classrooms and school environments. Participants will […]
Are you leading school improvement, curriculum development, or working to transform learning for the digital student? If so, Texas ASCD’s Curriculum Leadership Academy is for you!
“Education is serious, but that doesn’t mean it has to be grim.” “I don’t think we’re in Kansas any more.” “Schools are killing creativity.” These quotes by William Glasser, Dorothy (Wizard of Oz) and Sir Ken Robinson illustrate the philosophy of 21st Century Schools which is incorporated into all our professional development and curriculum design. […]
Presenter: Jeanne Tribuzzi Establishing the components of an effective literacy program is a structural cornerstone for improving student performance across the grades and subject areas. Jeanne Tribuzzi will facilitate hands- on experiences as participants view models of best-practice curriculum and instruction, focusing on the foundational levels of literacy, literacy across all levels and disciplines, and […]