PCG’s College & Career Readiness program helps educators understand the foundations of college and career readiness and supports them in developing and refining their pedagogical practices at deep levels. This program focuses on building participants’ understanding of standards for mathematics, reading, writing, comprehension, and critical thinking skills along with differentiated instruction to challenge educators in their quest to serve all students and prepare them for success in their lives beyond the classroom.
Foundation Courses: Duration: 3 Months
Jonathon Saphier, Research for Better Teaching (RBT)
Making Student Thinking Visible
You will hear from Jon Saphier, founder and president of Research for Better Teaching, Inc., and Lucy West, Founder of Metamorphosis TLC, on the concepts, embedded values, and operating principles of MSTV. You will explore in depth these principles and practice building a robust talk environment that builds student confidence and extends their capacity to manage discussions.
Michael Moody, Insight Education Group (IEG)
Shifting Instruction with the Five Core Practices
In this course educators will learn how to effectively implement College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) and prepare their students for success beyond graduation. Educators will hear from other teachers that have used the 5 Core Practices to promote deeper student thinking and reasoning, design CCRS-aligned instruction, and deliver high impact lessons in their classrooms.
Electives: English Language Arts - Duration: Variable
These courses support educators in helping students develop the language skills critical to a successful academic career.
Select one or more courses from the options below. Length of program will depend on number of electives chosen.
Elective: Writing - Duration: 3 Months
This course supports educators in helping students develop the writing skills critical to a successful academic career.
Elective: Mathematics - Duration: 3 Months
This course supports educators in helping students develop the mathematical skills critical to a successful academic career.
Elective: Cutural Competency - Duration: 3 Months
This course empowers educators to effectively teach an increasingly diverse student body by cultivating meaningful relationships with students.chosen.