During this unprecedented and uncertain time, we at the Great Books Foundation want to provide as much support as we can to teachers, parents, and administrators who are trying to navigate the ever-changing landscape of our current situation. As a nonprofit educational organization, we are committed to continuing to help educators and parents keep their students engaged and learning.
After working with teachers and schools for 18 years, I’ve had extensive experience coaching teachers in their classrooms. So it came as somewhat of a surprise to find that video coaching provided me with a whole new set of tools to support teachers—in particular, the ability to watch and review teachers’ videos allowed both of us to reflect more deeply on specific moments of instruction.
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The Great Books Foundation is offering four webinars this summer that will enhance your skills as a leader in inquiry-based instruction. These webinars will improve your skills in the art of questioning and engage students in thoughtful reflection of what they read. Kindergarten and First Grade teachers may be particularly interested in signing up for Interpretive Thinking for Grades K-1 which dives deep into using our new program for primary grade students.
A message for the start of a new school year from president Joseph P. Coulson.
Teachers and students are the heart and soul of the Great Books Foundation. Nothing is more important to us than working closely with ...