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July 21st, 11:00–12:00pmPST: Developing Student Ownership: How Parents and Caregivers Can Help Their Children Become Life-Long Learners

Every parent wants their child to succeed. Every guardian wants their child to grow academically. Every caregiver wants their child to build a sustainable future. The best way to do this is to ensure that all children become life-long learners. We know that parents and caregivers have a crucial role in ensuring that their children become life-long learners. But many parents and caregivers don't know how to support their children in this endeavor. Learn how to develop effective and efficient learning opportunities for families that will build their capacity to empower their child to be as successful as possible.

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine research-based practices that foster the development of student ownership in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and climate.
  • Analyze the phases of an engaging, effective, and efficient learning opportunity for parents and caregivers.
  • Reflect on strategies, tools, and techniques that support a systemic effort for increasing family support and student achievement, in order to determine an implementable plan.
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June 23rd, 12:30–1:30pmPST: Developing Instructional Leadership through Strategic Learning Practices 

Of all the hats the principal wears the most vital in terms of increasing academic achievement is that of instructional leader. An instructional leader focuses on the growth of the teacher. An instructional leader respects the teacher as a learner and honors their individual learning process. In this interactive session, learn how to implement school-wide initiatives focused on student achievement and practical feedback and reflection strategies that support professional growth. Interact with research-based actions and practices in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and climate that foster teacher growth and increase student achievement. Learn how to differentiate the teacher’s learning by strategically offering those practices that most effectively and efficiently support distinct styles of adult learning. | Click here to register.  | Download Presentation

June 24th, 12:30–1:30pmPST: Developing Student Ownership through Strategic Learning Practices 

True success in education requires students to go beyond just doing or understanding school—they must own their learning. This means giving students the authority, capacity, and responsibility to own their learning.— in other words, developing student ownership. Throughout this session, participants will clarify the research on student ownership and explore the practical tools that empower students to build the skills they need to own their own learning while answering the following questions:
  • What is student ownership and why is it imperative?
  • How can you and your staff develop student ownership?
  • How can we help you and your staff develop student ownership?
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For our students to learn mathematical content at the depth expected, students need instruction that will develop the disposition and ways of thinking that are the foundation of math learning. Participants will reflect on what supports teachers will need to help students develop metacognition in mathematics by

  • Defining the two types of mathematics standards
  • Defining practices for metacognition
  • Analyzing the learning progression of a mathematical practice
  • Developing questions to foster metacognition in mathematics
  • Determining next steps for implementing continued support to promote metacognition that requires students to examine, externalize, and apply their thinking
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Elevated Achievement Group in collaboration with Learning Sciences International presents DIFFERENTIATED DELEGATION—How Instructional Leaders Ensure Individual Success. A principal utilizing the power of instructional leadership understands that with each new initiative the teacher must be treated as a learner who must receive support specific to their needs. For adult learners, even those who are highly educated in the pedagogy of teaching and learning, this still holds true. Learn a practical way to support each learner to ensure they have their support differentiated in terms of how they understand the initiative, receive the support, and are held accountable. Interact with a process of offering those practices that most effectively and efficiently support adult learning. This LIVE and interactive webinar delivers key tools and resources while answering these questions:

  • Why differentiated delegation is critical to the success of school-wide initiatives?
  • How to determine a differentiated approach to delegation for each and every teacher?
  • What are the guidelines for offering differentiate support for your teachers?
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Elevated Achievement Group in collaboration with Learning Sciences International presents THE VALUE OF QUESTION–DRIVEN FEEDBACK. As instructional leaders, we know the impact meaningful conversations have on learning. The most effective method to support stronger teachers’ decision-making is through a question-driven process. Learn about a method of discourse that allows teachers to own the feedback process by explaining, clarifying, and reflecting on the decisions they are making. Interact with a process that helps teachers become more effective and efficient decision-makers regarding classroom practice by asking teachers how they make decisions and supporting their metacognition through the articulation of their thinking. This LIVE and interactive webinar delivers key tools and resources while answering these questions:

  • Why question-driven feedback is a vital skill of instructional leadership?
  • How can I use question-driven feedback to build metacognition around my teachers’ decisions: how they are making them, why they are making them, and the impact these changes are having on student learning?
  • What are some examples of questions that drive feedback at the lesson level focused on student achievement?
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Solving the Mathematical Practices Puzzle: How to Develop Students’ Skills and Metacognition in Math

Robust mathematics instruction begins with a clear understanding of the 8 standards for mathematical practice. But, weaving together the practices with content skills is a complex process. Discover practical strategies for implementing integrated content and mathematical practices with equal focus, coherence, and rigor for all PreK–2 students. | Watch SessionDownload PresentationDownload Handout

The Actions of Instructional Leadership and Why They Are Vital for Elevating Student Achievement

Of all the hats a principal wears the most vital in terms of increasing academic achievement is that of instructional leader. An instructional leader focuses on the growth of the teacher. An instructional leader respects the teacher as a learner and honors their individual learning process. Learn how to support your principals in differentiating their teachers’ learning by strategically offering those practices that most effectively and efficiently support distinct styles of adult learning. Learn practical feedback and reflection strategies that support professional growth. Interact with effective, research-based actions in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and climate that develop the skill of instructional leadership and increase student achievement. | Download Presentation

Elevated Achievement Group in collaboration with Learning Sciences International presents THE 4 ACTIONS OF INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP THAT WILL TURN YOUR DREAM SCHOOL INTO A REALITY. Of all the hats a principal wears the most vital is that of instructional leader. An instructional leader elevates achievement by equipping teachers with skills to empower students. An instructional leader respects each teacher as a learner and honors their individual learning process. Learn practical feedback and reflection strategies that support professional growth. Interact with research-based actions and practices in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and climate that foster teacher growth and increase student achievement. Develop the actions of instructional leadership. This LIVE and interactive webinar delivers key tools and resources while answering these questions:

  • Why is instructional leadership vital?
  • What are the actions of instructional leadership that support adults and, in turn, students?
  • How do you implement the actions of instructional leadership that build a community of ownership and achievement?
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Elevated Achievement Group in collaboration with CSUSB GEAR UP presents Webinar 3 in the DEVELOPING STUDENT OWNERSHIP WEBINAR SERIES. The task of every educational institution is to ensure that all our students learn and become life-long learners. The most effective and efficient way for all our students to learn and become life-long learners is to develop student ownership. In this webinar, you will learn equity-focused strategies that support all students in achieving academically as they increase their role in owning their own learning. You will also clarify the research on student ownership and explore the practical tools that support your teachers as they help their children to begin to own their learning. Join us on January 14th at 1:00pmPST. | Download Presentation

Elevated Achievement Group in collaboration with CSUSB GEAR UP presents Webinar 2 in the DEVELOPING STUDENT OWNERSHIP WEBINAR SERIES. The task of every educational institution is to ensure that all our students learn and become life-long learners. The most effective and efficient way for all our students to learn and become life-long learners is to develop student ownership. In this webinar, you will clarify the research on student ownership and explore the practical tools that support your parents and caregivers as they help their children to begin to own their learning. Join us on January 7th at 1:00pmPST. | Download Presentation

Participants will analyze and reflect upon the decisions a teacher needs to make every day—regardless if instruction is in the classroom, on-line, or at home—in order to develop an effective and efficient standards-based/skills-based lesson that leads to great student ownership. | Download Presentation

Elevated Achievement Group in collaboration with CSUSB GEAR UP presents Webinar 1 in the DEVELOPING STUDENT OWNERSHIP WEBINAR SERIES. The task of every educational institution is to ensure that all our students learn and become life-long learners. The most effective and efficient way for all our students to learn and become life-long learners is to develop student ownership. In this webinar, you will clarify the research on student ownership and explore the practical tools that empower students to build the skills they need to own their own learning. Join us on December 10th at 11:00amPST.  | Download Presentation

The key to increasing student achievement is to develop student ownership. This means giving students the authority, capacity, and responsibility to own their own learning. Walk away with a variety of methods to implement the most effective and efficient, research-based strategic learning practices in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and climate that foster this ownership. Make your classroom truly student-centered. | Download Presentation

Participants will analyze and reflect upon the decisions a teacher needs to make every day—regardless if instruction is in the classroom, on-line, or at home—in order to develop an effective and efficient standards-based/skills-based lesson that leads to great student ownership. | Download Presentation

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Developing Student Ownership at Home

Learn the research-based strategic learning practices that foster students motivation to own their learning at home. | Preview Session | Watch Session | Download Presentation

Power Planning: Build Lessons That Support Student Ownership of Learning

Authentic, equitable, and sustainable learning is driven by outcome-based instruction that empowers student ownership, but it requires teachers to be purposeful decision-makers throughout planning and delivery. Learn how to build daily lessons that allow students to take ownership of their learning through research-based strategies that support students to own the context, outcome, process, demonstration, and application of their learning. Discover practical decision-making processes that offer more opportunities for academic growth and increased student achievement. | Download Presentation

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March 13, 2020

Podcast: Developing Student Ownership—Interview with Bob Crowe and Jane Kennedy | Listen Here

Developing Student Ownership: Support Students to Move Beyond Doing and Understanding School to Owning Their Learning

Students are not merely passengers in their education. They deserve to go beyond just doing or understanding school—they deserve to own their learning. This means giving students the authority, capacity, and responsibility to know what they are learning and why, explain how they learn best, articulate when they are learning and when they are struggling, and understand their role in any academic setting. Learn engaging and research-based strategic learning practices that develop student ownership. | Download Presentation

Power Planning: Build Lessons That Support Student Ownership of Learning

Authentic learning is driven by student ownership. This means students have the authority, capacity, and responsibility to be the leaders in what they are learning and why. But this mindset requires teachers to be purposeful decision-makers throughout planning and delivery. Learn how to build daily lessons that allow students to take ownership of their learning through research-based strategies that support students to own the context, outcome, process, demonstration, and application of their learning. | Download Presentation

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