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Online Seminars: Guided Study at Your Convenience


Online Seminars

Our online seminars combine instruction by an experienced teacher-practitioner with independent study materials. We offer sessions each month from February through November. Choose from three seminars each session:

  1. Daily 5
  2. CAFE
  3. Math Daily 3

Each seminar includes the following:

  • webinars posted weekly; view when it’s convenient for you as often as you like
  • variety of course materials, including recent classroom demonstration videos
  • instructor actively seeds and facilities discussion board dedicated to your particular seminar’s participants
  • three-month membership or extension of membership to The Daily CAFE website                 

To benefit from your seminar, you need access to the book associated with the method you are studying.

Led by Allison Behne:

Date

Daily 5

CAFE

Math Daily 3

September 27–October 24, 2017

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November 1–November 28, 2017

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Seminar Descriptions

Daily 5: Developing and Supporting Independent Learners

Learn how to structure literacy time so students work independently and productively while you deliver instruction in small groups and one-on-one. Appropriate for pre-K to 12th grade classrooms.

  • engage students with choice
  • give students adequate time to practice tasks that lead to literacy: Read to Self, Work on Writing, Read to Someone, Listen to Reading, and Word Work
  • understand the foundational elements and brain research associated with the Daily 5
  • learn strategies to build stamina and independence with all students.
  • receive a three-month complimentary membership or extension to The Daily CAFE website.

Each weekly webinar is prerecorded and available for playback any time during the session. We recommend that participants have access to The Daily 5: Fostering Literacy in the Elementary Grades, Second edition, while participating in this seminar.

CAFE: From Assessment to Instruction

Learn how to meet the individual learning needs of each student through assessment, one-on-one conferring, and small group instruction. Appropriate for learners of any age.

  • teach students to apply a menu of strategies for mastering literacy: Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding Vocabulary
  • assess students to determine next instructional steps, monitor progress
  • lead small-group and whole-group lessons based on identified needs
  • works with any required content and standards, such as ESSA and Common Core
  • receive three-month complimentary membership or extension to The Daily CAFE website

Each weekly webinar is prerecorded and available for playback any time during the session. We recommend that participants have access to The CAFE Book: Engaging All Students in Daily Literacy Assessment & Instruction while participating in this seminar.

Math Daily 3: Apply Daily 5-Inspired Framework to Math Block

Learn how to structure your math block so students work independently and productively while you deliver instruction in small groups and one-on-one. Appropriate for pre-K to 6th grade classrooms.

  • engage students with choice
  • give students adequate time to practice tasks that lead to understanding and application of mathematics concepts: Math by Myself, Math Writing, and Math with Someone
  • use the gradual release process for introducing new concepts
  • understand the underlying brain research and learning motivators associated with Math Daily 3
  • apply Math Daily 3 to your curriculum
  • receive three-month membership or extension to The Daily CAFE website

Each weekly webinar is prerecorded and available for playback any time during the session. We recommend that participants have access to The Daily 5: Fostering Literacy in the Elementary Grades, Second edition, while participating in this seminar.

Cost and Curriculum

The fee is $149 per seminar. Use a credit card to register. 

Course work. Each week, participants receive access to an online folder containing videos, links to online resources, discussion questions, and a recorded webinar. Allison answers questions and leads discussions online throughout the course.

Discussion board. Participants receive sign-in credentials for an inclusive discussion board

Access. All discussions and materials, including the webinars, are available until four weeks after the seminar ends.

Contact hours and graduate credit. Each participant receives a certificate of attendance for 15 contact hours. Check our graduate credit page to determine eligibility and requirements.

Subscription to The Daily CAFE. A three-month complimentary membership or extension of membership to The Daily CAFE website. Access many course materials through your membership.

Registration Confirmation: Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email. Registrants can also go to Ticket Leap to confirm registration (use your email address to log in).

Cancellation and Substitution Policy: If you are unable to attend, an alternate attendee is welcome. Please contact Allison@the2sisters.com to enroll your alternate.

Refunds: To keep administrative and total costs low for this seminar, we do not issue refunds.

Copyright Policy: All seminar webinars are exclusively for use in the home or classroom of paid participants. They are intended for individual professional development and not as group training. All videos, materials, images, and text included in this webinar are copyrighted property owned exclusively by Educational Design, LLC, d/b/a The 2 Sisters and should not be sold, posted, or published on your blog, website, or other platforms. Use of this copyrighted material other than as agreed upon and described above violates applicable federal and state trademark laws, and such use is a serious infringement of trademark law.

Please review our full Terms of Service Agreement. By submitting an order for a ticket, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.