Online Seminars

Online, self-guided sessions for passionate educators who want to build a classroom culture of independence, engagement, and success.

Your time. Your space. Your agenda.

Sessions begin monthly.

Seminar Topics


Price: $134–169 per person, per course

Daily 5 Literacy Framework

CAFE Literacy System

Math Daily 3 Framework

All participants of the Fundamental Seminars will receive:

  • Three-month All-Access membership or extension to The Daily CAFE website.
  • An opportunity to collaborate with teachers from around the world through an online discussion board dedicated to your seminar.
  • Responses to your individual questions from Allison Behne, Jessica Hellberg, or Gail Boushey.


Price: $70–$99 per person, per course

Classroom Design

Behavior Strategies

All participants of the Essential Elements Seminars have these opportunities to maximize their learning:

  • Collaborate with teachers from around the world through a seminar-exclusive online discussion board.
  • Have your individual questions answered by a member of The 2 Sisters Team.

What Will I Learn?


Daily 5 Literacy Framework 


  • foundational elements and brain research associated with Daily 5
  • strategies to build stamina and independence with all students.


  • structure literacy time so students work independently and productively while you deliver instruction in small groups and one-on-one.
  • apply the framework to your classroom.
  • launch each task: Read to Self, Work on Writing, Read to Someone, Listen to Reading, and Word Work.
  • support students that have a difficult time building independence and stamina.


CAFE Literacy System


  • a system that delivers focused, intentional, just-in-time instruction.


  • identify individual student needs through assessment.
  • determine goals and instructional plans to meet student needs.
  • implement a system to monitor instructional steps and student progress.
  • differentiate via whole-group, small-group, and one-on-one lessons.
  • accelerate progress by applying a menu of strategies for mastering literacy: Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding Vocabulary.
  • partner with students to build independence, and increase engagement.


Math Daily 3 Literacy System 


  • the underlying brain research and learning motivators associated with Math Daily 3.


  • Launch Math Daily 3 tasks (Math by Myself, Math Writing, and Math with Someone)
  • apply Math Daily 3 to YOUR curriculum.
  • use the gradual-release process for introducing new concepts.
  • build engagement through choice.
  • Provide students the time they need to practice authentic tasks that lead to understanding and application of mathematics concepts.


Classroom Design


  • how to enhance the design of your classroom for optimal learning.


  • why a shift from traditional classroom design is important;
  • essential elements of classroom design; and
  • how to make the most of each area in your classroom, tailoring it to your style and your students’ learning needs.


Behavior Strategies


  • new techniques and skills to reduce off-task behaviors while increasing opportunities for active engagement in learning.


  • how to build behaviors of engagement in your students;
  • how to discern the causes of off-task behaviors; and
  • get tips and supports for teaching students to be self-aware.

Register for a Session

Registration is now available for the first three sessions of 2019. Prices range from $70–$169. Learn more.

February Session

February 6–March 5, 2019

Courses offered: Daily 5, CAFE, Math Daily 3, Classroom Design
Sign up for one or more.

March Session

March 6–April 2, 2019

Courses offered: Daily 5, CAFE, Math Daily 3, Classroom Design
Sign up for one or more.

Just added—Behavior Strategies! March registration for All-Access, All-Access Plus, and CCPensieve Members Only! Get your link to register here

April Session

April 3–April 30, 2019

Courses offered: Daily 5, CAFE, Math Daily 3, Classroom Design, Behavior Strategies
Sign up for one or more.

Additional Professional Development

Live Workshops

One or two full days of training

Includes published and online resources, one-month membership to The Daily CAFE and CCPensieve, per workshop (graduate-level credit available).



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Online Graduate Courses

Eight-week, online course

Includes three graduate credits per course, and collaboration with other teachers using Daily 5, CAFE and Math Daily 3.



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