Management in the Active Classroom will help teachers establish classrooms that are respectful, collaborative, and growth-oriented.
Building Culture and Character through Differentiation
— | Evergreen Community Charter School | Asheville, NC | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
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.
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.
Restorative Justice Practices: Building Classroom Practices for Greater Equity
— | Chicago, IL | EL Education Institute
In this institute, we will build on previous learning from the Management in the Active Classroom Institute, and then dive deeply into restorative justice practices to support all students in developing a sense of belonging and accountability.
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.
Scaffolding for High-Quality Products
— | Detroit, MI | EL Education Institute
Scaffolding for High-Quality Products focuses on long-term planning, beyond the daily level, to support all students in achieving high-quality work. Participants use EL Education’s Attributes of High-Quality Work to examine and discuss student work.
Growing Modules into Expeditions
— | Rochester, NY | EL Education Institute
In this institute, participants will build their curriculum design skills by analyzing the 4Ts of EL Education’s modules while using the content connections and optional experts, fieldwork, service, and extensions from the modules to inform their next steps.
Teaching Toward Equity
— | Denver, CO | EL Education Institute
Teaching Toward Equity will will build awareness of how our social identities impact our views of the world and how we show up as educators.
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.
EL Education Classrooms in Practice: Elementary (3-5)
— | Brookfield, WI | EL Education Institute
Engage as a “student” in a slice of a content- and literacy-rich learning expedition in order to experience the practices that characterize high-achieving, engaging classrooms throughout our network.