content & leader series
connecting with kids – creating community

Virtual learning requires creating opportunities for educators to access content in a variety of ways. The content and leader series allows participants to access the pre-recorded learning videos when it works best for them, as individual learners, as plc teams, or as a campus. These nine unique series are offered à la carte based on your specific needs. Engage with what you need, when you need it!

 

The content series will be delivered in virtual pre-recorded learning videos. Designed with a la carte options, campuses can purchase one, two, or all three content areas. An additional three hours of application work will be provided for a total of six hours of professional development.

math

introduction to planning for math instruction (grades K-12)

Planning for effective Tier 1 instruction is the key to the growth of ALL students and minimizes the need for intervention. Come discover an introductory planning process that models how to move students through the stages of learning to reach rigor and relevance in your math classroom.

pre-recorded learning video posting schedule*

  • pre-recorded learning video 1 – June 2
  • pre-recorded learning video 2 – June 16
  • pre-recorded learning video 3 – June 30

*Access to the recorded learning videos will be available through May 31, 2021.

 

 

social studies

introduction to full streamlining ahead with the social studies TEKS (grades K-5)

Join lead4ward as we present an introductory virtual series to study the streamlined standards to determine instructional impacts and examine the alignment of the Spiral Standards.

pre-recorded learning video posting schedule*

  • pre-recorded learning video 1 – June 2
  • pre-recorded learning video 2 – June 16
  • pre-recorded learning video 3 – June 30

*Access to the recorded learning videos will be available through May 31, 2021.

 

 

literacy

introduction to planning for ELAR instruction (grades K-8)

Planning for effective Tier 1 instruction is the key to the growth of ALL students and minimizes the need for intervention. Come discover an introductory planning process that models how to move students through the stages of learning to reach rigor and relevance in your ELAR classroom.

pre-recorded learning video posting schedule*

  • pre-recorded learning video 1 – June 2
  • pre-recorded learning video 2 – June 16
  • pre-recorded learning video 3 – June 30

*Access to the recorded learning videos will be available through May 31, 2021.

 

 

introduction to wave goodbye, say hello: new ELAR TEKS (grades 6-HS)

Join lead4ward as we present an introductory virtual series to sort through the new and old TEKS as a way to determine curriculum and instructional keepers and shifts.

pre-recorded learning video posting schedule*

  • pre-recorded learning video 1 – June 2
  • pre-recorded learning video 2 – June 16
  • pre-recorded learning video 3 – June 30

*Access to the recorded learning videos will be available through May 31, 2021.

 

 

The leader series provides structures, tools, and practical support to build the capacity of those leading in a changed environment. Topics address specific support elements of being a leader in the 2020-2021 school year. In addition to the three hours of series content, a supplement of three hours of independent application work will be outlined to create a total of six hours of professional development. Customize your virtual learning – sign up for one series or all three! Additional, customized support aligned to the leader series is also available upon request.

re-imagining data

How do we analyze data and continue to commit to academic growth when we don’t have state assessment data for this year? In this 3-part series, participants will explore how to leverage traditional and non-traditional data sources to identify and plan professional development needs; reexamine and set goals for student academic growth; and determine what high-impact learning (both content and process) should be targeted long term, for teacher and student learning, particularly following the COVID-19 lost instructional time.

pre-recorded learning video posting schedule*

  • pre-recorded learning video 1 – June 2
  • pre-recorded learning video 2 – June 16
  • pre-recorded learning video 3 – June 30

*Access to the recorded learning videos will be available through May 31, 2021.

 

 

playing with the playlist

Re-engaging, re-igniting, and re-vitalizing students in learning will be critical after being in an extended virtual learning environment. In this series, participants will learn how to support students’ desire to learn, eagerness to participate, and efforts to achieve success. Focusing on the newly revised Strategies Playlist, participants will learn how to implement engaging, rigorous strategies in both face-to-face and virtual learning environments.

pre-recorded learning video posting schedule*

  • pre-recorded learning video 1 – June 2
  • pre-recorded learning video 2 – June 16
  • pre-recorded learning video 3 – June 30

*Access to the recorded learning videos will be available through May 31, 2021.

 

 

leading systems

Leaders will be tasked with managing multiple systems that will take on renewed importance after the current school year. Engage in meaningful ways to start off the year, build culture, organize professional development, rethink the first weeks of school, and support teachers in new and revised ways.

pre-recorded learning video posting schedule*

  • pre-recorded learning video 1 – June 2
  • pre-recorded learning video 2 – June 16
  • pre-recorded learning video 3 – June 30

*Access to the recorded learning videos will be available through May 31, 2021.

 

 

special education

Effective Inclusion – PLAIN and Simple
More than half of students with disabilities spend 80% or more of their time in the general education classroom, and when done well, inclusion works! Effective inclusion can result in improved academic and social-emotional outcomes for students with disabilities. But what differentiates effective inclusion support from a classroom that just happens to have two educators in it? In this virtual series, we will learn what it takes to improve outcomes for students served in inclusive environments. The series addresses 5 PLAIN components of quality inclusion and provides actionable strategies, resources, and next steps for each component. We will share a guide to assessing the PLAIN components in your district or campus and teams will leave with a priority focus for future learning.

The 5 PLAIN components are:

  • PLANNING collaboratively
  • LEARNING high-impact standards
  • Well-designed ACCOMMODATIONS
  • Informed INTERVENTIONS
  • NAVIGATING instructional models

pre-recorded learning video posting schedule*

  • pre-recorded learning video 1 – June 2
  • pre-recorded learning video 2 – June 16
  • pre-recorded learning video 3 – June 30

*Access to the recorded learning videos will be available through May 31, 2021.