• Let's Play: Teaching Strategies for Playful Learning

    February 22, 2021 to March 28, 2021

    Course Description: Play is central to how children learn: the way they make sense of their world; the way they form and explore friendships; the way they shape and test hypotheses about their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical environments. Yet incorporating play into a classroom or...Read more

  • The Power of Making Thinking Visible

    February 22, 2021 to March 21, 2021

    Drawing from the research presented in the new book by Ron Ritchhart and Mark Church, The Power of Making Thinking Visible , this course will explore both the goals and practices associated with making thinking visible, examining six specific ways that thinking routines have “power” for learners...Read more

  • Education that Matters (Two-Day Conference)

    March 20, 2021 to March 21, 2021

    What and how should students learn to thrive in today’s complex world? What education will matter most to the lives they are likely to lead? Some schools aspire to develop learners who are active and empathetic citizens. Others encourage complex reasoning or creativity. Leading progressive visions...Read more

  • Cultures of Thinking in Action

    April 26, 2021 to May 23, 2021

    Building a classroom and school culture, whether online or at a distance, is more than merely instituting a set of practices. As useful as practices like thinking routines, documentation, and effective questioning can be, culture runs deeper. Culture is built on our values and beliefs and embedded...Read more