Teaching Channel Plus Learning Plans

We offer Teaching Channel Plus facilitators the ability to either build programs from scratch or personalize one of our nearly 60 existing learning cycles. Our learning cycles are built around our rich library of content to showcase current techniques, model best teaching practices, and provide actionable ideas to help students grow. 

Explore our catalog of learning cycles and begin to build the professional learning plan that your team needs.

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Lesson Planning


 

Globe

 

Curious About Culturally Responsive Teaching?

Build your capacity to be culturally-responsive with both adults and children. Observe, reflect, and take risks to enhance your educational impact.

project-1

 

Design Project-Based Learning

Investigate the components of project-based learning and design units that you can use with your students.

Door

 

Excursion into Exits 

Learn and analyze effective exits so that you can use lesson closure as formative assessment.

Test

 

Formative Assessment

Explore formative and summative assessments from a number of angles.

Team

 

Grapple with Groups and Centers 

Scout out multiple strategies for implementing collaborative group experiences so that you can confidently manage the process.

Classroom2

 

Leading by Learning 

Engage with other instructional leaders to share struggles, exchange promising practices, and partner in learning. Work together to be strong instructional leaders to help all students thrive.

Video

 

Marzano Focused Teacher Evaluation Model - Video Lists for Standards

This learning cycle provides videos that align to standards 4-20 in the Marzano Framework. Educators can use practice examples to learn about implementation.

Teacher-1

 

Try Out Transitions

Explore various ways to handle transitions so that you can move smoothly and effectively between activities in the classroom.

Classroom

 

Universal Design for Learning 

Explore UDL and put what you learn into practice.

Writing

 

Unpacking the CCSS & Content Area Standards

Investigate the CCSS and other standards frameworks to make key shifts in your classroom practice.

Class Culture & Classroom Management


 

Megaphone

 

Amp Up Attention

Explore multiple strategies for getting students' attention so that you can move them forward without wasting time.

Team2

 

Building Relationships in Your Diverse Classroom

Learn techniques and ways of building relationships with all of your learners so that you can connect and create learning experiences that are responsive to student learning needs.

Classroom

 

Craft Classroom Culture

Examine various elements of classroom culture so that you can better establish routines and maintain a positive classroom environment.

Discourse

 

Deep Dive into Classroom Discourse

Explore a number of vignettes illustrating student discourse and analyze the elements which exemplify students building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. After completion, you'll be ready to implement more effective discourse in the classroom. This group was co-created with Jenn Clark from Ontario-Montclair.

Teacher-1

 

Differentiation to Reach All Students

Dive deeper into the concept of differentiated instruction and how it provides access for all students.

Family

 

Fostering Family Partnerships

Examine why partnering with families and building strong relationships enables you to garner more support for your classroom work.

Classroom2

 

Gesture Like You Mean It 

Inspect the ways in which body language can impact classroom culture and learning.

K2

 

Grades K-2 Positive Behavior Strategies

Learn about Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) so that you can design learning experiences that are responsive to student learning needs for Kindergarten - second grade classrooms.

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Grades 3-5 Positive Behavior Strategies

Learn about Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) so that you can design learning experiences that are responsive to student learning needs for grades 3-5 classrooms.

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Grades 6-12 Positive Behavior Supports

Learn about Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) so that you can design learning experiences that are responsive to student learning needs for grades 6-12 classrooms.

Test

 

Introduction to Positive Behavior Supports

Learn about Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in order to design learning experiences that are responsive to student learning needs.

Classroom

 

Management & Engagement 

Review various management and engagement techniques to try out with your students.

Discourse

 

Play Up Participation

Add additional tools to your toolkit by investigating strategies to increase and organize student participation.

Justice

 

Restorative Justice and Conflict Resolution

Gain a starting understanding of restorative justice and conflict resolution. You'll then be able to integrate these practices into your planning, instruction, and community.

Emotion

 

Social Emotional Learning 

Investigate the various aspects of social emotional learning.

Secondary

 

Strengthening School Culture and Community

Learn about strengthening your school culture and community partnerships and how to leverage this support in designing and engaging students in active learning.

Team

 

The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander

Learn ways of engaging and addressing all involved in a bullying scenario to become prepared with the knowledge, tools, and skills to resolve situations at school.

New Teachers


 

Elementary-1

 

Foundations of Instruction - Elementary 

Dive into video models to unpack teachers' instructional moves and students' thinking across foundational instructional practices - including anticipatory set, priming, establishing goals, sustaining group work, and more.

Secondary

 

Foundations of Instruction - Secondary 

Dive into video models to unpack teachers' instructional moves and students' thinking across foundational instructional practices - including anticipatory set, priming, establishing goals, sustaining group work, and more.

Graduation

 

New Teacher Kick-Starter

Provides guidance and resources to support planning and implementation during the first weeks of school, beginning with the teacher in-service week.

Classroom

 

New Teacher Learning Plan: Accommodations and Modifications

Explore how you can honor and design equitable accommodations and modifications to provide students with entry points for learning.

Computer

 

New Teacher Learning Plan: Assistive Technology

Learn how to utilize assistive technology and how to best leverage these resources for supporting learners.

Team2

 

New Teacher Learning Plan: Co-Teaching and Collaboration

Learn from examples of co-planning and collaboration processes to prepare for co-planning instruction.

Team

 

New Teacher Learning Plan: Managing Paraprofessionals

Learn how to best support and coach paraprofessionals to ensure that your paraprofessionals develop and thrive in their role.

Notebook

 

New Teacher Learning Plan: Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Gain an understanding of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and integrate this design process into your planning and instruction.

Data

 

New Teacher Learning Plan: Using Data to Drive Specialized Instruction

Learn how to make use of multiple sources of data and utilize the information to address student needs.

Writing

 

New Teacher Learning Plan: Writing Compliant Goals and Objectives

Explore how to compose goals for an Individualized Education Program (IEP) so that you can provide targeted goals that meet the requirements and help students thrive.

Reading & Writing


 

Writing

 

Argument, Reading, Writing & Speaking Arcade

Investigate what disciplinary arguments look like in various contexts so that you can analyze your implementation of opinion, persuasive, or argumentative writing.

Pencil

 

Engaging Students with Writing

Review and try out several approaches to writing instruction. You will analyze videos to see various approaches to implement with your own students.

Notebook

 

Prewriting Promenade

Examine various prewriting strategies so that you can more effectively choose the strategy that best fits your students’ writing needs.

Book

 

Supporting Students Through Reading Strategies

Investigate several approaches to reading instruction so that you can more effectively choose the strategy that best fits your students’ reading needs

Discourse

 

Vocabulary Venture

Examine various approaches to teaching vocabulary to students.

Classroom

 

Writing Across Content Areas

Explore how to approach writing in a number of content areas so that all disciplines are working toward improving student writing skills.

Test

 

Writing: The Revising Rucksack 

Analyze revision strategies so that you can practice, implement, and analyze revision strategies with your students.

STEM


 

Math

 

Dimensions of Math Instructions for Early Grades

Analyze and try out new ways to do math with your students. Investigate methods that will invigorate your practice and make you a more thoughtful practitioner.

Thinking

 

Standing with STEM in the Early Grades

Engage young students in science and explore various approaches to STEM education related to NGSS. You will become more fully versed in how to solidly lead your students in inquiry across various dimensions.

K3

 

STEM Grades K-3

Explore how STEM learning can advance student understanding, make connections between content, and engage with content that has meaning in their lives for Kindergarten-3rd grade.

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STEM Grades 4-5

Explore how STEM learning can advance student understanding, make connections between content, and engage with content that has meaning in their lives for grades 4-5.

Elementary-1

 

Need to Know the Next Generation Science Standards in Elementary?

Investigate the Next Generation Science Standards and three-dimensional learning to make key shifts in your classroom practice.

Secondary

 

Need to Know the Next Generation Science Standards in Middle School?

Investigate the Next Generation Science Standards and three-dimensional learning to make key shifts in your classroom practice.

Highschool

 

Need to Know the Next Generation Science Standards in High School?

Investigate the Next Generation Science Standards and three-dimensional learning to make key shifts in your classroom practice.

Technology in the Classroom


 

Data

 

Digging into Data

Explore how to use data to be more responsive to student needs.

Computer

 

How to Use Google Classroom

Review the essentials of using Google Classroom.

Team

 

International Society for Technology in Education (ITSE)

Provides video content representative of the International Society for Technology in Education (ITSE) standards for Educators and Students.

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Personalize Learning Through Technology

Investigate how to personalize instruction through the use of technology to better serve all of your students.