Past | All

Project-Based Service Learning to Foster Academic Growth

Nov 12, 2019 9:00AM—3:00PM

Crane School

This workshop explores the methodology of service learning as a framework for embarking on youth-driven social action that is authentically embedded within classroom curriculum. Unit examples and curriculum resources will be shared, allowing participants to see this form of project-based learning in action.

View More

History/Social Science Teacher Professional Learning Community

Oct 23, 2019 9:00AM—1:00PM

This year-long professional learning community will allow history and social science teachers to work together on their own pedagogy and curriculum, building a network of collaboration and support. Collaboration is at the heart of this CATDC program, and the wisdom, experience, and perspectives of the participants will drive the learning.

View More

Math Professional Learning Community

Oct 22, 2019 9:30AM—2:30PM

In this ongoing program, participants will investigate strategies for engagement, creativity, critical thinking, and inclusivity. Come be a part of a community of thoughtful math teachers and learners that will explore innovative ideas and captivating tasks to make math class matter to our students.

View More

History Professional Learning Community

Oct 10, 2019 9:00AM—12:00PM

This ongoing program will create a community of learners that will explore tools to redesign history curriculum and assessments in light of current scholarship, while also deepening cultural fluency in content and pedagogy to support all our students.

View More

Purposeful Design and Making

Oct 04, 2019 9:00AM—3:00PM

This intensive ongoing program will explore successful making and design practices through hands-on activities, allowing participants to experience the potential of making and design in the classroom, to work with a variety of tools, and to get feedback on their own making and design projects.

View More

Teaching Foundations (Bay Area)

Aug 06, 2019 9:00AM—Aug 09, 2019 3:00PM

Lick-Wilmerding High School

The Teaching Foundations program is designed to support the growth and success of all teachers—particularly those in their early years at independent schools—by focusing on foundational areas of classroom teaching.

View More

Differentiated Instruction Institute

Aug 05, 2019 9:30AM—Aug 06, 2019 3:30PM

Westridge School, Pasadena

This two-day session will introduce, expand on, and model key elements of differentiated instruction, seen through the unique lens of long-term, sustained school change. Designed for teachers, teacher leaders, coaches, and administrative leaders, some segments within the two-day program will bring all participants together in examination and discussion of what effective differentiation looks like and how teachers and leaders can support growth in differentiating effectively.

View More

Teaching Foundations (LA)

Jul 30, 2019 9:00AM—Aug 02, 2019 3:30PM

Curtis School

The Teaching Foundations program is designed to support the growth and success of all teachers—particularly those in their early years at independent schools—by focusing on foundational areas of classroom teaching.

View More

Design and Making: Tools, Applications, and Strategies to Foster Student-Led Creativity and Innovation

Jul 22, 2019 9:30AM—Jul 24, 2019 3:30PM

Westside Neighborhood School

This intensive 3-day Summer Institute will explore how schools with successful making and design programs use their makerspaces creatively through hands-on activities, allowing participants to experience the potential of making and design in the classroom, to work with a variety of tools, and to get feedback on their own making and design projects.

View More

Curriculum Mapping for the Contemporary Learner

Jun 26, 2019 9:00AM—Jun 27, 2019 3:00PM

The Athenian School

In this active Summer Institute participants will learn the curriculum mapping review process. Dr. Pazos will provide feedback and guidance on both the big picture of curriculum mapping and the instructional level of quality unit design with a wealth of dynamic resources.

View More

Evolving Education into Standards-Based Instruction, Grading, and Reporting

Jun 26, 2019 9:30AM—Jun 27, 2019 3:30PM

Los Encinos School

This 2-day Institute will focus on the most current, innovative research and will include direct instruction along with ample time to process and deepen the new knowledge. Day one will provide participants with the tools to deepen their knowledge in terms of identifying learning goals and how to create and use proficiency scales in their classrooms. This forms the foundation that leads to day two, in which participants will focus on the specific assessment and grading practices that will transform the classroom experience for students and teachers alike.

View More