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2023 Ongoing Bookworms Professional Learning


  • Bookworms Leadership Cohort
     August 1, 2023 - May 31, 2024
     10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Ongoing Bookworms Professional Learning Workshops  Keep your learning going all year long with these offerings! Leadership Cohort The leadership cohort invites nationwide Bookworms administrators, coaches, and specialists to grow their understanding and application of standards and instructional routines in order to implement with integrity. A BW expert will offer monthly 1:1 and small group coaching (more…) “2023 Ongoing Bookworms Professional Learning”

5 Essential Practices for Classroom Equity Virtual Workshop Series


  • Words Matter: The Power of Shifting Mindsets and Language (February 27)
     February 27, 2024
     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm The words we use are connected to what we (and students) believe they can achieve. Let’s assess, develop, and enhance our own language toward the outcome of a more equitable classroom culture.
  • Mirrors and Minds: Fostering Classroom Equity through Self-Reflection (March 5)
     March 5, 2024
     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm How do you use reflective practices to build student agency and identity? Self-reflection is a powerful tool to evaluate our understanding of current practices and learning. Let’s consider and explore ways to cultivate reflective opportunities for educators and students alike.
  • Beyond Deficits: Building Brilliance with a Strengths-Focused Mindset (March 12)
     March 12, 2024
     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Growth happens when we provide just-in-time support for our students. Anticipating and leveraging developing conceptions can assist educators in assessing and advancing learning. Let’s explore strategies for asset-based instruction to address student needs.
  • Bridging the Opportunity Gap: Strategies for Accessible Grade-Level Content (March 19)
     March 19, 2024
     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm All students should engage with content that is appropriately scaffolded, with many opportunities to express their thinking, negotiate meaning, and collaboratively solve problems alongside their peers and teachers. Let’s support sense-making and make meaningful connections for the children in our classrooms without sacrificing the rigor of grade-level work.
  • Amplifying Student Voices: Fostering Inclusive Classroom Conversations (March 26)
     March 26, 2024
     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm When students have a purpose for talking and listening to each other, communication is more authentic and relevant. Student voice and ownership of strategies can elevate classroom conversations and connections made along the way. Let’s dive into strategies to strengthen opportunities and structures for students to describe and express their thinking to others.

5 Essential Practices for Classroom Equity Let’s build our collective efficacy as we examine elements of classroom equity in this 5-part virtual workshop series from Open Up Resources! *All event times below are Eastern Time Zone. **Tickets are non-refundable. Words Matter: The Power of Shifting Mindsets and Language (February 27) The words we use are (more…) “5 Essential Practices for Classroom Equity Virtual Workshop Series”

Virtual Book Study – The Impact of Identity in K-8 Mathematics: Rethinking Equity-Based Practices


  • Virtual Book Study: The 5 Practices
     May 7, 2024 - June 11, 2024
     7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Explore The Impact of Identity in K–8 Mathematics: Rethinking Equity-Based Practices, authored by Julia Aguirre, Karen Mayfield-Ingram, and Danny Bernard Martin, with a virtual book study! Join us as we consider ways to strengthen the mathematical identities of our students and learn about five equity-based practices that strengthen mathematical learning. These 1-hour sessions will guide (more…) “Virtual Book Study – The Impact of Identity in K-8 Mathematics: Rethinking Equity-Based Practices”

HIVE 2024 Conference


  • HIVE 2024 Conference
     July 15, 2024 - July 17, 2024
     7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us at HIVE 2024 for a 2½ day on-site professional learning conference for teachers, coaches, and school leaders, implementing Open Up Resources curricula or looking for a deeper dive into best instructional practices, content knowledge, and ways to cultivate classroom equity. *Tickets are limited. *A group discount is available for districts registering 10+ people (more…) “HIVE 2024 Conference”

2024 Bookworms K–5 Reading & Writing New Teacher Training


  • Shared Reading Block
     July 23, 2024
     9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • ELA Block
     July 24, 2024
     9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • DI Block
     July 25, 2024
     9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Complete Training: New teachers and leaders receive three full days of virtual guided, explicit training in all three instructional blocks of the Bookworms curriculum, including a resource to support teachers and leaders in preparing for the first month of school. Training emphasizes learning the “why” behind the “how,” coupled with opportunities for skilled practice of (more…) “2024 Bookworms K–5 Reading & Writing New Teacher Training”