We have staples when it comes to workshop instruction that allow educators to engage learners and stay sharp. If you would like to host one of these, or have an idea for another topic, get in touch with our director, Ruth Ayres.

Routines & Procedures for Workshop Teaching

In a world where we can find anything on the internet, there is still the art of teaching that can only be learned through developing strong core belief and honing understanding of classroom management. This BRAND NEW workshop takes a look at key workshop procedures based on brain science and instructional practices. 

2019-2020 Dates TBD (Host Grace College)

Contact Ruth if you are interested in hosting this training. We will work with you to set the dates.

Beginning Writing Workshop

This workshop has been a staple since the beginning of the consortium. Updated for today’s educators needs! Meet in a traditional workshop setting for the initial training, and see a live demo. Part 2 is a self-paced web-based course. Follow-up emails from Ruth are part of this course.

2019-2020 Dates: Nov. 4, 2019

Contact Ruth if you are interested in hosting this training. We’ll work with you to set the date.

Beginning Reading Workshop

We’ve tailored this workshop give a brief overview of the essential components in Part 1. Part 2 is an online self-paced course. Instructor support is available through email or video conferring. Special acknowledgements are noted for K-5 needs.

2019-2020 Dates TBD

Contact Ruth if you are interested in hosting this training. We’ll work with you to set the date.

Engaging Secondary Readers

Designed just for 6-12 ELA classes, this workshop focuses on engaging secondary readers through independent reading and book clubs. Instructors are Ruth Ayres and classroom teacher, June Yazel.

2019-2020 Dates TBD

Contact Ruth if you are interested in hosting this training. We’ll work with you to set the date.

Getting Started with Number Talks

Patti Newman and Lori Hochstetler have designed a training to provide the importance of number talks and everything you need to get started. Observe, reflect and debrief on live demos of number talks in every grade, K-5.

2019-2020 Dates: Oct. 30, 2019 and Nov. 6, 2019

Patti and Lori set dates each year.

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