AGENDA: DAY 1

8:30a - 12:00p
The Research

  • The adolescent brain
  • Differences between elementary learning stations and Gr. 4-12 learning centers
  • Achievement gains with learning centers

12:00p - 1:00p
Catered Lunch

Self-Guided Learning Tables on topics such as brain-based learning, argumentation in writing, effective questioning, and more!

1:00p - 3:00p
What Centers Look Like

  • Sample schedules
  • Model centers
  • Build your centers vision

AGENDA: DAY 2

8:30a - 12:00p
How to Implement and Manage Centers

  • Sample activities: Literature, Math, Science,
    and Social Studies centers
  • Incorporating literacy skills
  • Introduction and management strategies

12:00p - 1:00p
Catered Lunch

Self-Guided Learning Tables on topics such as brain-based learning, argumentation in writing, effective questioning, and more!

1:00p - 3:00p
How to Assess Centers

  • Learning-focused grading and assessment strategies
  • Formative and summative assessments
  • Assessment tools that guide instruction