Professional Development Workshop for K-12 Administrators and/or Teachers
Learning Styles – Teachers need to know what their learning styles are so they can help their students identify their learning styles. Instructions and tools on how to do both provided.
Curriculum Development – It can be more productive to bring in an ‘outsider’ to lead a staff through this minefield for quicker results.
Teachers as Leaders – If you are a teacher, you are a leader. Learn how to engage students to promote student responsibility for learning
Professional Learning Communities (PLC) – Teachers learn best from each other. Learn how school administrators get teachers to be actively engaged in the process, empowered to make their PLC work and get the program implemented without overburdening teachers.
Methods of Teaching K-12 Social Studies – Tips from the trenches on how to teach the best subject there is to teach in any grade, on any day and countless ways!
The Role of the School Administrator – Find out what the top 5 tasks of a school administrator are and how to perform them to empower your team!
Example: Mary was in charge of planning professional development for approximately 350 ECE-12th Grade teachers & administrators from 2006-2014. It is rewarding for Mary to see participants actively engaged, reflect, grow professionally and leave a workshop with something they can use in their profession and/or their personal life immediately.
Self-Efficacy for Professional Educators:
There are several components to this workshop that can be done in order, out of order or just pick one: • Bringing Out the Best in You! – Everybody is good at something. Identifying what YOU are good at. • Are you Stuck in a Rut? - Building your vision • Unpacking the Challenge Ladder - Taking action to achieve YOUR vision • Recording, Reflecting & Rethinking – Putting accountability in place to monitor how it’s going.
Instructional Strategies – There is more than one way to teach the same lesson.
Instructional Coaching – Mirror, mirror on the wall how can I be the best instructor of them all? Or Mirror, mirror on the wall, how can I help my teacher(s) be the best instructor(s) of all? Learn how to be a reflective practitioner using a variety of mediums, including video
Teacher Evaluation – This workshop covers everything from a walk-through to documentation for leaving the profession.
Peer coaching – If you would like to have the most effective teaching staff on the planet, learn how to empower teachers to mentor each other, evaluate each other, collaborate and learn from each other get on board with this workshop!
Make Teaching Learner-Centered – Create students who are responsible for their learning and become reflective thinkers.
Design a Workshop – Mary may be able to deliver a workshop designed especially for your educational needs! Just ask!