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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 three seminars each month from February through November. 

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

Each four-module seminar proceeds at your pace.

  • Webinars posted weekly for four weeks; view when it’s convenient and as often as you like through the closing date.
  • Online course materials include recent classroom demonstration videos, articles, forms, and how-to resources.
  • Instructor and assistant facilitate a discussion board dedicated to your particular seminar’s participants.
  • Includes a three-month subscription or membership extension to The Daily CAFE knowledge base and library.

Use your method book as your guide for coursework.

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


Online Seminar Descriptions

Daily 5: Developing and Supporting Independent Learners
Understand, Prepare, Teach, and Support

  • Student-centered approach focuses on trust, respect, and choice.
  • Students engage in authentic reading and writing to progress toward individual goals.

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 eighth-grade classrooms.

  • Engage students with choice.
  • Give students adequate time to practice tasks that lead to success: Read to Self, Work on Writing, Read to Someone, Listen to Reading, and Word Work.
  • Understand the foundational elements and brain research associated with Daily 5.
  • Learn strategies to build stamina and independence with all students.
  • Receive a three-month extension or complimentary membership 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
Understand, Prepare, Teach, and Support

  • Flexible protocol for making instructional choices and assessing student progress toward the specific literacy goals of Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding Vocabulary (CAFE)
  • Well-defined reading strategies related to each CAFE goal for students to apply as they work independently
  • Tools for constructing individual, small-group, and whole-group lessons based on students’ immediate needs

Learn how to meet the individual learning needs of each student through assessment, one-on-one conferring, and small-group instruction. Appropriate for pre-K to eighth-grade classrooms.

  • Teach students to apply a menu of strategies for mastering literacy: Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding Vocabulary.
  • Assess students to determine next instructional steps and 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 extension or complimentary membership 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
Understand, Prepare, Teach, and Support

Math Daily 3 Framework

  • Reliable routines, procedures, and tools that reinforce math-learning behaviors
  • Daily practice working and learning independently with a high level of choice

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 sixth 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 extension or complimentary membership 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.

Group and Website Member Discount Pricing

Choose the discount that works best for you.

These are per seminar prices. When you attend two full-length seminars, you get twice the discount. Purchase group tickets at the same time to get your discount.

Who's eligible

Number of Tickets

Regular Price

Discount Per Day

You Pay Per Seminar

Website Member

1–3

$149

- $15

$134

Group

4+

$149

- $15

Depends on group size

Group*

9+

$149

- $15 AND
Principal free

Depends on group size

*Contact customer service (info@thedailycafe.com) before purchase to get this benefit.

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.

Registration

Led by Allison Behne:

Date

 

February
Jan. 31–Feb. 27, 2018

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March
Mar. 7–Apr. 3, 2018

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April
Apr. 4–May 1, 2018

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May 2–May 29, 2018

 

Jun. 6–Jul. 3, 2018

 

Jul. 11–Aug. 7, 2018

 

Aug. 8–Sep. 4, 2018

 

Sep. 5–Oct. 2, 2018

 

Oct. 3–Oct. 30, 2018

 

Nov. 7–Dec. 3, 2018