Professional Development: Learning Environments
What's the most important thing to put in a classroom? Inspiration.
Innovative learning spaces require innovative instructional strategies, and vice versa. Our experts can provide strategies and best practices to build and nurture learning environments that foster a positive culture, collaboration, and student-centered learning. Because we know that when learning spaces transform into places where it's safe to explore and discover, students flourish.
Multiple Formats to Fit Your Schedule
We'll send one of our experts to your school to lead a hands-on workshop.
Join us for a live presentation that includes an opportunity to ask questions.
ON DEMAND WEBINARS
Watch one of our recorded workshops online whenever it's convenient for you. Learn More.
A Small Sampling of Our Site-Based Workshops
Here are just some of the professional development workshops we have available. Contact us to explore all the options or discuss a customized option for your school.
Linking Learning Spaces
Item # 2029112
Introduces student-centered learning in a flexible environment. Learn to facilitate and manage a student-centered classroom where students are beginning to self-direct and take ownership of their learning, and strengthencommunication and collaboration skills.
Item # 2029111
Helps teachers collaboratively investigate, research, resources, and practice around creating and using student-centered learning spaces. Explore best practice and apply it to contexts. Prototype ideas for agile learning spaces and identify future plans.
Culture and Climate in the
Item # 2029117
Explores research and examples of best practice in classroom culture. Time and space is included to develop personalized strategies to try out in classrooms, working as a cohort to brainstorm, ideate, and provide feedback.
Incorporating Authentic Student
Voice and Choice in the Classroom
Item # 2029116
Offers a variety of approaches that establish a culture of student voice and choice,as well as strategies for managing those structures in the classroom.
Building a Culture of Collaboration
Item # 2029114
This workshop will provide teachers with an opportunity to do a deep dive into the competencies that are central to collaboration.
Item # 2029115
Teachers will also explore ways to build collaboration, and engage in a designchallenge to outline how they will build structures for collaboration in their own classrooms.
for Innovative Learning
Item # 2029113
Innovative learning spaces require innovative instructional strategies, and vice versa. Experience a variety of instructional delivery methods that support student-centered learning and build 21st century skills.
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