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June 27-29, 2014
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ASCD Summer Academy

FIT Teaching™
The Tool Kit for High-Quality Teaching and Learning

Based on the FIT Teaching (Framework for Intentional and Targeted Teaching™) tool kit by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey, this academy will give hands-on practice using the four essential elements of FIT Teaching together to help ensure high-quality teaching and learning.

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Learn more about FIT Teaching at the June 4 webinar.


Common Core Institutes

Common Core institutes are offered throughout the year in a city near you.

One-day institutes are about mathematics, ELA, or formative assessment. 

Two-day institutes are about leading the change or the common core with the UbD® framework. 

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ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence Pre-Conference Institutes

June 26, 2014, Dallas, Tex.

  • Essential Questions: Opening Doorways to Student Understanding
  • Research-Based Strategies for Effective Resiliency Building
  • Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students to Strive for Success
  • STAAR, Math, and UbD: Making the Connections to Boost Student Engagement

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Sample Daily Schedule

Below is a typical daily Professional Development Institute schedule. For some institutes, the schedule may vary slightly. Registered participants will receive an e-mail closer to the institute dates for additional information about exact meeting room locations.

On-site registration: 7:30–8:30 a.m. (complimentary coffee, tea, and pastries)
Session begins: 8:30 a.m.
15-minute break: Between 10:00 and 10:30 a.m.
Lunch (on your own): Between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
15-minute break: Between 2:00 and 2:30 p.m.
Session adjourns: 3:30 p.m.

All other meals are on your own.

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Continuing Education Units

Upon completion of any ASCD workshop or conference, you will receive a certificate of completion from ASCD. The certificate includes 5.5–27.5 clock hours that you can use toward continuing education credit in most states.

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