At Evergreen’s Site Seminar, visitors will explore and experience the structures and strategies for differentiating instruction and fostering habits of character that Evergreen intentionally uses to create a community of learning that is equitable, inclusive, and committed to social justice.
Empowering Students in Their Own Learning
— | Sierra Expeditionary Learning School | Truckee, CA | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
At the Sierra Expeditionary Learning School (SELS) Site Seminar, participants will immerse in our whole school approach to empowering students that leverages classroom protocols and school-wide structures to cultivate a culture of engagement and achievement (Core Practice 27) and foster habits of character (Core Practice 22): growing students as effective learners and ethical people who contribute to building a better world.
Creating a Culture of Equity and Engagement for High School Students
— | William Smith High School | Aurora, CO | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
In this Site Seminar, William Smith High School will demonstrate how we have created a culture of equity and engagement through the EL Core Practices of Designing Projects and Products, Creating a Community of Learning, and Cultivating a Positive Professional Culture.
Leadership Structures and Strategies
— | Capital City Charter School | Washington, D.C. | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
This site seminar will invite participants to pull back the curtain and learn about the leadership structures and strategies that ensure Capital City Public Charter School, an EL Mentor School, is able to meet the needs of its diverse student body and fulfill its mission.
Learning to Read, Reading to Learn-Integrating Disciplines into a Compelling Expedition
— | Genesee Community Charter School | Rochester, NY | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
This Site Seminar will reveal integrated learning expeditions through the lens of literacy, identifying how language structures play a role in all disciplines including mathematics and the arts.
What’s Our Problem? (with math)
— | Polaris Charter Academy | Chicago, IL | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
Come experience and engage in our math culture by digging into the most central of our components: Problem Solving. Come to consider the relationship between Teaching Mathematics, Checking for Understanding in Daily Instruction and the deep work of Fostering Habits of Character.
Deep and Flexible Thinking for All
— | Leaders High School | Brooklyn, NY | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
During this Site Seminar, we will examine (through classroom observations, student panels, meeting with teacher leaders, and staff-led workshops) how this goal, with a focus on equity, drove the work for high achievement across the Dimensions of Student Achievement for all students over the past few years.
Becoming a Truly Integrated School
— | Springfield Renaissance School | Springfield, MA | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
In this Site Seminar, participants and members of the Renaissance community engage together in an exploration of our guiding question: How do we create a truly integrated school: one that moves all students to academic achievement, ensures a sense of belonging for all students, teaches students to dismantle racism and fosters an appreciation of diversity in thought and in people?