K-12

Cooperative Learning  

Do your students shy away from group work or group projects? Does group work lack equal participation and individual accountability resulting in a group with hogs and logs?

Planning & Facilitating Engaging Lectures & Discussions

The lecture gets a bad rap as a passive form of instruction whether teaching in the online or face-to-face environmen

Brain-Friendly Instructional Strategies for How Students Learn Best 

The brain seeks information and retains content taught in a positive environment where students learn by moving and interacting with each other

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

Prepare to better meet the academic needs of your students as this workshop examines teaching and learning strategies, concepts, and theories embedded in student-centered learning appropriate

Grading Practices that Impact Student Success

This interactive workshop examines 10 grading practices that teachers often use to assess student achievement, but can hinder student success. Teachers who use effective teaching practices and establish

The Layered Curriculum

The Layered Curriculum is an innovation in assessment, giving students voice and choice in how they demonstrate mastery of content. It is a three-layer model of differentiated instruction that fosters complex

Minimizing Incivilities in the Classroom 

It seems that classroom courtesy at the K-12 level is on the decline, oftentimes changing the mood or dynamics of the classroom and disrupting the learning process. 

Structuring Your Classroom for Active Learning 

Recent shifts in K-12 pedagogy has sparked an increased interest in and the adoption of active learning. Active learning emphasizes student discussions, questions and interaction 

Grading Practices 

This interactive workshop examines 10 grading practices that teachers often use to assess student achievement, but can hinder student success. Teachers who use effective teaching practices and establish powerful learning objectives

Stop, Start, Continue: Pivoting Your Class For Student Success  

You are half-way through the semester, and you might think that it is too late to press the restart button on achieving student learning outcomes. 

Growth Mindset  

Students with a “growth mindset" persist in the face of setbacks. They are resilient. The result: higher achievement, greater optimism, and greater life success. The good news:

Developing Self-Directed Learners in the Blended and Hybrid Classroom 

As traditional classroom settings evolve, faculty members are challenged to teach  

their face-to-face classes in a blended