On-Demand Training

On-Demand Training

Welcome to our collection of on-demand educator training courses, carefully designed to empower educators with the skills and methods needed to foster engaging and enriching classroom experiences. You can complete each of these courses asynchronously, when you have time to devote to professional development! All on-demand courses consist of short video modules. Participants actively apply what they have learned by submitting lesson responses and materials to demonstrate their progress.

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On-Demand

On-Demand Shared Inquiry Essentials

This course is tailored to teachers and is your gateway to proficiency in the Great Books Foundation’s Shared Inquiry™ method. Through the power of reading and discussion, you’ll enhance your ability to connect with students at all levels. You will discover invaluable questioning strategies that enliven discussions and maintain focus, ultimately boosting your students’ reading, critical thinking, writing, and oral communication skills.

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NEW! The Power of Student Questions

This advanced Shared Inquiry course goes beyond the basics, helping you equip your students with the essential skill of asking insightful questions after an initial reading. By igniting their initial curiosity about a text and guiding them to identify key elements that provoke questions, you’ll empower your students to deepen their understanding. Learn how to assist students in classifying their questions and effectively guide them in finding the answers they seek.

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NEW! Implementing Junior Great Books Nonfiction Inquiry

Specifically designed for educators, this advanced-level asynchronous course introduces you to the world of Junior Great Books Nonfiction Inquiry materials. You’ll learn how to apply the Shared Inquiry™ method to nonfiction texts, fostering meaningful reading and discussions. Upon completing this self-paced course, you will have the skills to:

  • Use Nonfiction Inquiry reading strategies effectively
  • Apply the Shared Inquiry sequence of activities to nonfiction texts
  • Reflect on the elements and advantages of the Shared Inquiry sequence in the context of nonfiction materials

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