Summer Professional Development Learning Sessions

Engagement Strategies & Critical Thinking

Participants will learn how to engage students in their learning using cooperative learning structures and high yield instructional strategies. The learning will occur online via Canvas so you can learn virtually.

Target Audience: All Teachers K-12


  • Date: Monday June 10th
  • Location: Online via Canvas
  • Facilitator: Laurie Boyer

This PD has been designed for teachers going into their second year of teaching this 2019-2020 school year ONLY. Participants will strategies in the areas of dealing with classroom management, curriculum, and the Framework for Quality Teaching and Learning.

  • Target Audience: Teachers entering their 2nd year of teaching in the 2019-2020 school year
  • Date: Wednesday July 23rd
  • Time: 8:30 – 3:30 pm
  • Location: Allapattah Flats K8, Room 1-123
  • Facilitator: Dana Miller & Wendy Turner

Accountable Talk

Participants will learn to implement student practices that promote academic discussions and sustain learning in the classroom. Participants will be able to teach students to attentively and actively listen to others, respond to and further develop what others have to say, ensure knowledge is relevant to the topic, and use evidence to support the discussion.

Target Audience: Secondary Teachers 6-12


  • Date: Monday June 24th
  • Time: 12:30 – 4:00 pm
  • Location: Allapattah Flats K8, Room 1-123
  • Facilitator: Wendy Turner

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