Writing the Exemplar: Preparing Teachers to Effectively Monitor Student WorkJune 8, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Virtual Zoom Session)
Instructional Coaching Bite-Sized Learning:
Providing Models of Expert Teaching to Support Implementation of Coaching Goals
July 13, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (Virtual Zoom Session)
Teachers need to see effective instruction in action. Modeling is one way to show a teacher how to implement a specific strategy. By modeling lessons that make teaching and learning visible, coaches help teachers build a vision of effective instruction. Learn processes to make your model teaching a collaborative one-on-one professional development opportunity. Learn more and register here.
The Art and Science of Coaching and Teaching with HQIM
These digital tools are available to all educators at no cost through TEA’s Texas Home Learning.
What Is HQIM in Reading/Language Arts?
June 15, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Virtual Zoom Session)
In this session, the presenters will describe and define Reading/Language Arts High Quality Instructional Materials and how to use them to benefit all learners. Learn more and register here.
Coaching Unit and Lesson Internalization
June 21, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Virtual Zoom Session)
The district has adopted a new scripted curriculum! Having high quality instructional materials is pivotal in ensuring that students receive the instruction that they need and deserve. Having a scripted curriculum can also bring new challenges as each one has its own format, structure, and pacing. In this session leaders will learn a process to coach the teachers they manage on unit and lesson internalization to ensure high quality instruction for all students. Learn more and register here.
Do the Right Thing: Educating Every Child through DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)
June 28, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Virtual Zoom Session)
Did you know that poor children and those of color are far less likely to be taught by qualified teachers - no matter how the term “qualified teacher” is defined? (Center for Teaching Quality)
Studies consistently show that teachers have a strong impact on student growth, and the way that students feel about their own potential for success. This interactive session will provide instructional leaders, coaches, and teachers with research-based, key elements that powerfully impact student success, and can be implemented immediately into the instructional day. Participants will engage in purposeful discussion and reflection to examine the relationship between greater access to these elements and student growth, analyze connections to our own biases that may hinder student growth, and reframe our thinking, planning, and implementation to align with best practices for increasing student achievement in all students, for all students. Learn more and register here.
Learn how to harness the power of your department or grade band by leading and coaching instructional alignment conversations that will benefit students long term. Gain a deeper understanding of the importance of horizontal and vertical alignment, facilitating prompts and processes, as well as creating a shared vision for science instruction. Participants will be able to immediately implement these strategies into their next curriculum development or PLC meetings. Learn more and register here.