QUICK & FUN WAYS TO MOTIVATE YOUR STUDENTS
 TEACHER ACADEMIES

QUICK & FUN WAYS TO MOTIVATE YOUR STUDENTS SUMMER 2021: LIVE, VIRTUAL TEACHER ACADEMIES

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Customizable Teacher Academies

Address unfinished learning and accelerate achievement

Focus on what your teachers need or let one of our experts be your personal shopper and build your ideal professional learning experience.

Use Your Federal ARP, CARES or ESSER Funds for This Research-Based PD

To accelerate learning, have you created a plan to …

INCREASE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

SUPPORT STRESSED OUT TEACHERS

OVERCOME THE CHALLENGE OF PANDEMIC-DISRUPTED INSTRUCTION

Support teachers by providing live, interactive virtual  TEACHER ACADEMIES delivered live by LSI education experts who have worked with schools before and during the pandemic and who have extensive experience in the field.

Tired of trying quick-fix, one-size-fits-all professional development courses that don’t quite match your needs? Let us custom build a quick, fun academy for as many hours as your schedule permits so your teachers can easily implement effective strategies using practical resources.

I am seeing more Student-Centered learning happening across the school, kindergarten to 8th grade. All subject areas! We are now more effectively helping our students learn.

Bob EberhartPrincipal, Evansville, IN

SAMPLE TEACHER ACADEMIES
WITH READY-MADE RESOURCES to IMPLEMENT

Live, Virtual and Customizable Teacher Academies for Student Engagement and Motivation from LSI are interactive professional development workshops designed for up to 35 attendees. Academies can be designed to fit any time frame from a few hours to a week or more and can be scheduled on dates that work for your school or district.

Choose one of these pre-packaged Teacher Academies or ask our expert to curate a special academy just for you based on the extensive, research-based LSI catalog.

The cost is $650 per session hour for most workshops and you can apply your federal funds (American Rescue Plan, CARES, or ESSER).

Motivate Reluctant Learners to Enjoy Their Education

TimeStrand 1Strand 2
8:30AM – 9:30AM

Teaching Through Affirming Lenses to Build Student Confidence and Performance Igniting Student Ownership (Part 1)
9:45AM - 10:45AM

I Don't Get It! How to Recognize and Address Math Misconceptions Igniting Student Ownership (Part 2)
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Spice Up Your Standards-Based Virtual Classroom with Powerful ToolsGuiding Students During A Crisis Requires a Resiliency Tap
1:00PM - 2:00PM

Maximize Learning in a Hybrid Setting (Part 1)Secrets to Motivating Students by Engaging Families in a Virtual Environment
2:15PM – 3:15PM

Maximize Learning in a Hybrid Setting (Part 2)Secrets to Ramping Up Student Engagement in an Online Platform

Time

8:30AM – 9:30AM

Strand 1

Teaching Through Affirming Lenses to Build Student Confidence and Performance

Strand 2

Igniting Student Ownership (Part 1)

Time

9:45AM – 10:45AM

Strand 1

I Don’t Get It! How to Recognize and Address Math Misconceptions

Strand 2

Igniting Student Ownership (Part 2)

Time

11:00AM – 12:00PM

Strand 1

Spice Up Your Standards-Based Virtual Classroom with Powerful Tools

Strand 2

Guiding Students During A Crisis Requires a Resiliency Tap

Time

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Strand 1

Maximize Learning in a Hybrid Setting (Part 1)

Strand 2

Secrets to Motivating Students by Engaging Families in a Virtual Environment

Time

2:15PM – 3:15PM

Strand 1

Maximize Learning in a Hybrid Setting (Part 2)

Strand 2

Secrets to Ramping Up Student Engagement in an Online Platform

Ramp Up Student Engagement and Motivation

TimeStrand 1Strand 2
8:30AM – 9:30AM

Fascinating Teaching Strategies that Work Online and in the Classroom Establishing Relationships, Routines, Roles, and Rigor: Face to Face and Virtually (Part 1)
9:45AM - 10:45AM

Boosting Student Engagement Through Project-Based Learning Establishing Relationships, Routines, Roles, and Rigor: Face to Face and Virtually (Part 2)
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Engage with Tech Tools while Planning Rigorous Instruction How to Transition from the Sage on the Stage to the Guide on the Side
1:00PM - 2:00PM

Pardon Me, Your SEL Conditions Aren’t Showing Leveraging the Power of Teams in an Online Environment (Part 1)
2:15PM – 3:15PM

Secrets to Ramping Up Student Engagement in an Online Platform Secrets to Ramping Up Student Engagement in an Online Platform

Time

8:30AM – 9:30AM

Strand 1

Fascinating Teaching Strategies that Work Online and in the Classroom

Strand 2

Establishing Relationships, Routines, Roles, and Rigor: Face to Face and Virtually (Part 1)

Time

9:45AM – 10:45AM

Strand 1

Boosting Student Engagement Through Project-Based Learning

Strand 2

Establishing Relationships, Routines, Roles, and Rigor: Face to Face and Virtually (Part 2)

Time

11:00AM – 12:00PM

Strand 1

Engage with Tech Tools while Planning Rigorous Instruction

Strand 2

How to Transition from the Sage on the Stage to the Guide on the Side

Time

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Strand 1

Pardon Me, Your SEL Conditions Aren’t Showing

Strand 2

Leveraging the Power of Teams in an Online Environment (Part 1)

Time

2:15PM – 3:15PM

Strand 1

Secrets to Ramping Up Student Engagement in an Online Platform

Strand 2

Leveraging the Power of Teams in an Online Environment (Part 2)

Summer School Doesn’t Have to be Boring,
Turbocharge It

TimeStrand 1Strand 2
8:30AM – 9:30AM

Sequencing Questions for Deeper Thinking Guiding Students During A Crisis Requires a Resiliency Tap
9:45AM - 10:45AM

Effective Formative Assessment I Don't Get It! How to Recognize and Address Math Misconceptions
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Get Students Thinking by Creating Standards-Aligned Rigorous Tasks Pardon Me, Your SEL Conditions Aren’t Showing
1:00PM - 2:00PM

Self-Management – Teaching in a Time of Crisis Also Means Taking Care of You
Simple Math Routines That Will Dramatically Improve Students’ Performance and Confidence
2:15PM – 3:15PM

Spice Up Your Standards-Based Virtual Classroom with Powerful Tools Boosting Student Engagement Through Project-Based Learning

Time

8:30AM – 9:30AM

Strand 1

Sequencing Questions for Deeper Thinking

Strand 2

Guiding Students During A Crisis Requires a Resiliency Tap

Time

9:45AM – 10:45AM

Strand 1

Effective Formative Assessment

Strand 2

I Don’t Get It! How to Recognize and Address Math Misconceptions

Time

11:00AM – 12:00PM

Strand 1

Get Students Thinking by Creating Standards-Aligned Rigorous Tasks

Strand 2

Pardon Me, Your SEL Conditions Aren’t Showing

Time

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Strand 1

Self-Management – Teaching in a Time of Crisis Also Means Taking Care of You

Strand 2

Simple Math Routines That Will Dramatically Improve Students’ Performance and Confidence 

Time

2:15PM – 3:15PM

Strand 1

Spice Up Your Standards-Based Virtual Classroom with Powerful Tools

Strand 2

Boosting Student Engagement Through Project-Based Learning

Ending Generational Poverty Starts in Title I
Elementary Schools

TimeNew Teacher StrandReturning Teacher StrandLeader/Coach Strand
8:30AM – 9:30AM

Establishing Relationships, Routines, Roles, and Rigor at the Beginning of the School Year: Face to Face and Virtually (Part 1) Maximize Learning in a Hybrid Setting (Part 1) A New Vision for Teaching and Learning (Part 1)
9:45AM - 10:45AM

Establishing Relationships, Routines, Roles, and Rigor at the Beginning of the School Year: Face to Face and Virtually (Part 2) Maximize Learning in a Hybrid Setting (Part 2) A New Vision for Teaching and Learning (Part 2)
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Establishing Relationships, Routines, Roles, and Rigor at the Beginning of the School Year: Face to Face and Virtually (Part 3) Forward-Looking Planning with Valuable Insights Building Classrooms of Community Through a SEL Lens
1:00PM - 2:00PM

I Don't Get It! How to Recognize and Address Math Misconceptions Monitor and Verify Learning Face to Face and Virtually Leading and Coaching Through Affirming Lenses (Part 1)
2:15PM – 3:15PM

Guiding Students During A Crisis Requires a Resiliency Tap Navigating the Ins and Outs of Rigorous Online Tasks Leading and Coaching Through Affirming Lenses (Part 2)

Time

8:30AM – 9:30AM

New Teacher Strand

Establishing Relationships, Routines, Roles, and Rigor at the Beginning of the School Year: Face to Face and Virtually (Part 1)

Returning Teacher Strand

Maximize Learning in a Hybrid Setting (Part 1) 

Leader/Coach Strand

A New Vision for Teaching and Learning (Part 1)

Time

9:45AM – 10:45AM

New Teacher Strand

Establishing Relationships, Routines, Roles, and Rigor at the Beginning of the School Year: Face to Face and Virtually (Part 2)

Returning Teacher Strand

Maximize Learning in a Hybrid Setting (Part 2) 

Leader/Coach Strand

A New Vision for Teaching and Learning (Part 2)

Time

11:00AM – 12:00PM

New Teacher Strand

Establishing Relationships, Routines, Roles, and Rigor at the Beginning of the School Year: Face to Face and Virtually (Part 3)

Returning Teacher Strand

Forward-Looking Planning with Valuable Insights 

Leader/Coach Strand

Building Classrooms of Community Through an SEL Lens

Time

1:00PM – 2:00PM

New Teacher Strand

I Don’t Get It! How to Recognize and Address Math Misconceptions

Returning Teacher Strand

Monitor and Verify Learning Face to Face and Virtually

Leader/Coach Strand

Leading and Coaching Through Affirming Lenses (Part 1) 

Time

2:15PM – 3:15PM

New Teacher Strand

Guiding Students During A Crisis Requires a Resiliency Tap

Returning Teacher Strand

Navigating the Ins and Outs of Rigorous Online Tasks

Leader/Coach Strand

Leading and Coaching Through Affirming Lenses (Part 2)

Support Your NEW Teachers Before They Enter the Classroom

TimeSession TitleDescription
8:30AM – 9:30AM

Get Students Thinking by Creating Standards-Aligned Rigorous Tasks (Part 1) Do your teachers need support to create rigorous tasks for their students? Learn how to determine the intent of state standards and create aligned tasks for students. Rigorous tasks are critical in the development of high-level thinking in students. Creating these with fidelity will ensure teachers are challenging students with complex tasks.
9:45AM - 10:45AM

Get Students Thinking by Creating Standards-Aligned Rigorous Tasks (Part 2)
11:00AM - 12:00PM

How Do I Know They Got It? Verifying Learning with Learning Targets and Success Criteria (Part 1) We'll walk through the process of breaking a standard into learning targets and then identify how students will be able to determine when they have met those targets. Strengthen your ability to verify that learning has occurred and teach students how to use learning targets and success criteria to guide their work, increasing student autonomy and efficacy.
1:00PM - 2:00PM

How Do I Know They Got It? Verifying Learning with Learning Targets and Success Criteria (Part 2)
2:15PM – 3:15PM

How Do I Know They Got It? Verifying Learning with Learning Targets and Success Criteria (Part 3)

Time

8:30AM – 9:30AM

Session Title

Get Students Thinking by Creating Standards-Aligned Rigorous Tasks (Part 1)

Description

Do your teachers need support to create rigorous tasks for their students?  Learn how to determine the intent of state standards and create aligned tasks for students.  Rigorous tasks are critical in the development of high-level thinking in students.  Creating these with fidelity will ensure teachers are challenging students with complex tasks.

Time

9:45AM – 10:45AM

Session Title

Get Students Thinking by Creating Standards-Aligned Rigorous Tasks (Part 2)

Description

Do your teachers need support to create rigorous tasks for their students?  Learn how to determine the intent of state standards and create aligned tasks for students.  Rigorous tasks are critical in the development of high-level thinking in students.  Creating these with fidelity will ensure teachers are challenging students with complex tasks.

Time

11:00AM – 12:00PM

Session Title

How Do I Know They Got It? Verifying Learning with Learning Targets and Success Criteria (Part 1)

Description

We’ll walk through the process of breaking a standard into learning targets and then identify how students will be able to determine when they have met those targets. Strengthen your ability to verify that learning has occurred and teach students how to use learning targets and success criteria to guide their work, increasing student autonomy and efficacy.

Time

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Session Title

How Do I Know They Got It? Verifying Learning with Learning Targets and Success Criteria (Part 2)

Description

We’ll walk through the process of breaking a standard into learning targets and then identify how students will be able to determine when they have met those targets. Strengthen your ability to verify that learning has occurred and teach students how to use learning targets and success criteria to guide their work, increasing student autonomy and efficacy.

Time

2:15PM – 3:15PM

Session Title

How Do I Know They Got It? Verifying Learning with Learning Targets and Success Criteria (Part 3)

Description

We’ll walk through the process of breaking a standard into learning targets and then identify how students will be able to determine when they have met those targets. Strengthen your ability to verify that learning has occurred and teach students how to use learning targets and success criteria to guide their work, increasing student autonomy and efficacy.

Choose Your Learning Adventure

TimeSelect one session for each time frame
8:30AM – 9:30AM

Simple Math Routines That Will Dramatically Improve Students’ Performance and Confidence Forward-Looking Planning with Valuable Insights
9:45AM - 10:45AM

Preventing Learning Gaps: It's All in the Planning (Part 1) Sequencing Questions for Deeper Thinking
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Preventing Learning Gaps: It's All in the Planning (Part 2) Boosting Student Engagement Through Project-Based Learning
1:00PM - 2:00PM

Fascinating Teaching Strategies that Work Online and in the Classroom (Part 1) Monitor and Verify Learning Face to Face and Virtually (Part 1)
2:15PM – 3:15PM

Fascinating Teaching Strategies that Work Online and in the Classroom (Part 2) Monitor and Verify Learning Face to Face and Virtually (Part 2)

Time

8:30AM – 9:30AM

Select one session for each time frame

Simple Math Routines That Will Dramatically Improve Students’ Performance and Confidence

or

Forward-Looking Planning with Valuable Insights 

Time

9:45AM – 10:45AM

Select one session for each time frame

Preventing Learning Gaps: It’s All in the Planning (Part 1)

or

Sequencing Questions for Deeper Thinking

Time

11:00AM – 12:00PM

Select one session for each time frame

Preventing Learning Gaps: It’s All in the Planning (Part 2) 

or

Boosting Student Engagement Through Project-Based Learning 

Time

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Select one session for each time frame

Fascinating Teaching Strategies that Work Online and in the Classroom (Part 1)

or

Monitor and Verify Learning Face to Face and Virtually (Part 1)

Time

2:15PM – 3:15PM

Select one session for each time frame

Fascinating Teaching Strategies that Work Online and in the Classroom (Part 2)

or

Monitor and Verify Learning Face to Face and Virtually (Part 2)

Accelerating Tier 1 / Core Instruction Goes a Long Way

TimeDay 1Day 2Day 3
8:30AM – 11:30AM

Building a Solid Foundation for Student Success:
Facilitate active student engagement through expectations and student collaboration. Create routines that maximize instructional time and increase student equity and autonomy while ramping up the rigor.
Creating Tasks Worthy of Student Groups:
Plan rigorous tasks that require collaboration and deepening understanding as students process learning.
Monitoring for Learning During Core Instruction:
Evaluate how and what to monitor, when to intervene, and how to make decisions based on student evidence.
12:30PM - 3:30PM

Day 1

Time

8:30AM – 11:30AM

Session Title

Building a Solid Foundation for Student Success: Facilitate active student engagement through expectations and student collaboration. Create routines that maximize instructional time and increase student equity and autonomy while ramping up the rigor. (Part 1)

Time

12:30PM – 3:30PM

Session Title

Building a Solid Foundation for Student Success: Facilitate active student engagement through expectations and student collaboration. Create routines that maximize instructional time and increase student equity and autonomy while ramping up the rigor. (Part 2)

Day 2

Time

8:30AM – 11:30AM

Session Title

Creating Tasks Worthy of Student Groups: Plan rigorous tasks that require collaboration and deepening understanding as students process learning. (Part 1)

Time

12:30PM – 3:30PM

Session Title

Creating Tasks Worthy of Student Groups: Plan rigorous tasks that require collaboration and deepening understanding as students process learning. (Part 2)

Day 3

Time

8:30AM – 11:30AM

Session Title

Monitoring for Learning During Core Instruction: Evaluate how and what to monitor, when to intervene, and how to make decisions based on student evidence. (Part 1)

Time

12:30PM – 3:30PM

Session Title

Monitoring for Learning During Core Instruction: Evaluate how and what to monitor, when to intervene, and how to make decisions based on student evidence. (Part 2)

Meet
Meg Bowen, M. Ed.

YEARS IN EDUCATION: 30+
KEY ROLES: Executive Director, Professional Learning Solutions and Events, Principal, Assistant Principal, Director of Elementary Curriculum

Get a FREE Consultation with our Expert Meg Bowen, M. Ed.

CUSTOMIZE YOUR ACADEMY

If You are Experiencing These Pandemic-Related Educational Challenges …

  • Inconsistent instruction?
  • No PD time available?
  • No resources to plan, develop or deliver high-quality PD for teachers this summer?
  • Too many other priorities?

… Let Teacher Academies from LSI Support Your Educators and let ARP/CARES/ESSER Fund it

Like a quick online conference, the sessions can be bundled to suit your school’s or district’s needs. Simply select content that aligns with your priorities such as:

  • Engaging Reluctant Learners
  • Supporting Teachers in a Pandemic
  • Accelerating Tier 1 Instruction
  • Increasing Access and Equity
  • Exceeding School Goals
  • Developing Instructional Leaders
  • Addressing Students’ SEL Needs
  • Implementing the Marzano Eval Model

Make school more engaging and enjoyable for students and teachers by embedding strategies and tools into your existing curriculum.Teacher Academies give teachers the resources they need to make learning fun for everyone!

Students become engaged through active learning and collaboration. When that happens, teaching and learning both become more enjoyable.

Are you ready from an instructional standpoint to address unfinished learning?

Teacher Academies will help you accelerate learning and provide resources for classroom-ready implementation.

When teachers participate in live virtual workshops they learn with the exact resources the kids use to take control of their own learning. LSI will model this experience for you so you can immediately use it and almost as immediately, start to witness the ENGAGEMENT AND INTERACTION.

GET YOUR FREE QUOTE

Low Student Engagement?
Motivate with Active Learning

Select a Teacher Academy that engages and motivates your reluctant learners.

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Teacher Burnout?
Reduce Stress with Adult SEL

Select a Teacher Academy that expands SEL competencies for all educators during COVID-19.

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Overwhelmed Classroom?
Strengthen Tier 1 Quickly

Select a Teacher Academy that supports teachers who are inundated with pandemic pressures.

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Leading Through a Pandemic?
Better Support Teachers

Select a Teacher Academy that focuses on how school leaders can effectively support teachers to ensure improved student outcomes.

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Student Subgroup Gaps?
Increase Access and Equity

Select a Teacher Academy centered around increasing access and equity while closing the achievement gap.

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Low Test Scores?
Strengthen Tier 1 Quickly

Select a Teacher Academy that addresses core instruction and rigor in the classroom, including innovative ways to monitor student learning and prevent gaps.

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Learning Sciences International partners with industry leaders such as:

CASEL is the nonprofit that founded the field of social and emotional learning (SEL).

Dr. Dylan Wiliam, world-renowned author and researcher on formative assessment, through the LSI Dylan Wiliam Center.

Dr. Robert Marzano, one of the foremost recognized education researchers in the world, through the
LSI Marzano Center.

Dr. Ruth Wageman, a researcher from Harvard, is one of the foremost scholars and practitioners working with teams, especially leadership teams.

School districts LSI has worked with:

MEG
BOWEN, M.Ed.

YEARS IN EDUCATION: 30+
KEY ROLES: Executive Director, Professional Learning Solutions and Events, Principal, Assistant Principal, Director of Elementary Curriculum

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