Professional Learning

Teacher Leader in Residence

At Open Up Resources, we understand that not all professional learning needs are one-size-fits all and oftentimes these needs do not fit into a traditional professional development model. The Teacher Leader in Residence will meet your teachers where they are in their implementation journey of Open Up Resources 6–8 Math throughout customized and continuous support.

A Deeper Dive: Mathematical Language Routines (MLR) Series

The 8 Mathematical Language Routines (MLRs) are a vital support for grade-level learning for multilingual students, but beyond that, they have an impact on all learners, from SWD to students working at or above grade-level. Let’s dive deeper into these routines to support ALL learners in the classroom.

Series Starts January 17, 2022

Learn Like a Student: Open Up Resources 6-8 Math Lesson Demos

Experience an Open Up Resources 6–8 Math lesson from the lens of a student and synthesize each lesson demo and brainstorm with fellow educators using the curriculum. These lessons highlight instructional routines and Math Language Routines (MLRs) found in the Open Up Resources 6–8 Math curriculum!

Series Starts January 18, 2022

The Teacher Leader in Residence professional learning services include:

  • Strategic Customized PLC sessions will virtually meet with teams of teachers to develop solutions around specific topics within Open Up Resources 6–8 Math such as engaging teachers and students in effective instructional routines, assessments, pacing, interventions, planning and more.
  • Master Teacher Partnership sessions provide a personalized 1:1 virtual experience, which create a safe space for instructional growth. These sessions are highly customizable to meet each teacher where they are in their practice. Topics are centered around implementation challenges, effectively utilizing instructional routines, maximizing discourse and syntheses, engaging students in active learning, giving feedback to students, and more.
  • Customized On-Site Implementation Support provides on-site support tailored to the needs of teachers at each site. The Teacher Leader in Residence can model lessons, parallel teach, observe lessons and provide feedback, facilitate PLC meetings and provide topic-based workshops while on site.

Contact us to learn more about the Teacher Leader in Residence program.