Wit & Wisdom Professional Development Sessions

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This session introduces teachers, coaches, and school leaders to Wit & Wisdom’s learning design. Participants will:

  •  explore the components of a module -- a unit of study in reading, questioning, writing about, and discussing knowledge-building texts
  • focus on meeting the needs of diverse learners

This session empowers educators to implement the curriculum with integrity by strategically customizing lessons to meet students’ needs. Participants will:

  • connect the module goals to key skills and knowledge in an arc of lessons
  • determine essential actions in a lesson in accordance with students’ skills and challenges
  • shape lesson-level instruction in ways that maintain rigor

Focused on developing and sustaining a successful implementation, this session introduces administrators and instructional leaders to the “what and why” of Wit & Wisdom, highlighting the learning design. Participants explore:

  •  strategies for building culture
  • techniques for identifying strengths
  • goal setting
  • ways to celebrate success