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Training of Trainers Institute

Learn how to use the What’s Different? materials to provide professional development to educators who teach reading in classes with English language learners.

Participants will receive the complete training materials, recommendations on how to deliver What's Different? trainings, hands-on experience using the materials, training tips and much more! The What's Different? Training of Trainers Institute is designed for elementary and middle school ESL and reading specialists who have experience providing professional development to teachers. An ideal training team includes an ESL and a reading specialist. The ideal recipients of your training will be teachers who serve ELL students in the general education classroom.

What's Different? incorporates key findings from the National Literacy Panel (2006). Connections will be made with the Common Core State Standards.

What you will receive:

  • The complete training package (trainer’s manual, study guide, DVD, CD and PPT slides.)

  • Overview of the rich variety of information and activities available to you and your teachers

  • Hands-on experience using the materials

  • Training guidelines and tips on how to deliver the training materials and activities

  • Ideas about planning successful staff development sessions

CAL can work with you to tailor this professional development workshop to meet your needs and budget.

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