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GWC 500-20 Individualized Professional Growth Book Study is a Course

GWC 500-20 Individualized Professional Growth Book Study

Oct 1 - Dec 18, 2019
1 credit

$45 Enroll

Full course description

Event Sponsor: 

Wachter Middle School

Event Contact Name: 

Summer Czeczok

Position or Title: 

Instructional Coach

Event Contact Phone: 

(701) 391-0993

Event Contact Email: *

Event Location: 

1107 S 7th St.

Event Start Date: 

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Event End Date: 

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Objective and Outcomes: 

Teachers will:
• Read and annotate a professional book in the area of education
• Connect ideas to practical application in the classroom
• Share and debate ideas with colleagues
• Create an action plan for implementation
• Reflect on new learning
• Participate in a large group show-and-share at the culmination of the book study

Resources/Course Materials: 

• 10 Mindframes for Visible Learning: Teaching for Success By: John Hattie and Klaus Zierer
• Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain By: John J. Ratey
• Motivated: Designing Math Classrooms Where Students Want to Join In By: Ilana Seidel Horn
• Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom: Practical Guide for Implementing ALL SEL Skills into Instruction and Classroom Management By: William B. Ribas, Deborah A. Brady, and Jane Hardin
• Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces with Must Master to Truly Transform our Schools By: Ron Ritchhart
• The Curious Classroom: 10 Structures for Teaching with Student-Directed Learning Inguiry By: Harvey “Smokey” Daniels
• Kids Deserve It! Pushing Boundaries and Challenging Conventional Thinking By: Todd Nesloney and Adam Welcome


sheet and session summaries

Evaluation and Evidence of Learning and Application: 

Participants will:
• Annotate a professional book
• Answer refection questions throughout reading
• Devise an action plan for putting their reading into play
• Share this collective knowledge with all participants