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Starting Strong

Join this essential series of professional development events for educators piloting and launching our top-rated K-5 Language Arts curriculum. Both leaders and teachers are welcome, whether implementing the curriculum for the first time, or introducing the Skills Block or Labs to an existing curriculum partnership.

Registration deadlines:

Starting Strong Las Vegas (June 17th-20th)-Registration closes May 27th
Starting Strong Detroit (June 24th-27th)-Registration closes June 3rd


Build Community

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Connect with like-minded educators

Understand the Design

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Learn 'the why' and teach with integrity

Get Grounded

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Dig into materials and ask questions

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Days 1-2: Intro to K-5 Curriculum

Days 1 & 2: Intro to K-5 Curriculum

  • Learn the components and structure (Module Lessons plus K-2 Labs and 3-5 ALL block).
  • Analyze how the curriculum meets the needs of all learners.
  • Begin to make strategic choices to inform your planning.

Days 3-4

Days 3 &4, Option 1: Leading Implementation

  • Learn the components and structure of the K-5 curriculum.
  • Identify conditions for success and practice providing teachers with timely and growth-producing feedback.
  • Join a networking session and Q&A to hear from other leaders about successful implementation.


    Days 3-4, Option 2: Introduction to the K-2 Reading Foundations Skills Block

    • Understand the research base, structure, and purpose.
    • Analyze how the three types of assessments in the Skills Block inform instruction.

    Las Vegas

    Las Vegas

    June 17-18, 2019 (Days 1 & 2) - Intro to K-5 Curriculum

    June 19-20, 2019 (Days 3 & 4) - Intro to K-2 Skills OR Leading Implementation

    Attend all 4 days for a deeper understanding.

    Register

    Detroit

    Downtown Detroit

    June 24-25, 2019 (Days 1 & 2) - Intro to K-5 Curriculum

    June 26-27, 2019 (Days 3 & 4) - Intro to K-2 Skills OR Leading Implementation

    Attend all 4 days for a deeper understanding.

    Register