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Building Thinkers Learning Series

The Building Thinkers Learning Series is designed to provide K-12 teachers and instructional coaches with a variety of tools and strategies to enhance clarity of instruction and communication in the classroom, leading to improved student outcomes. 
Participants will learn how to design activities and lessons that prioritize 
critical thinking 
academic student discourse
productive struggle
authentic student engagement
success criteria and student learning outcomes
and more!
All participants will receive The Teacher Clarity Handbook by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Olivia Amador, and Joseph Assof as well as digital access to presentation slide decks for use in professional learning at the district or campus levels.

Important Session Information:

The Building Thinkers Learning Series will consist of three full days:
Tuesday 9/12/23
Wednesday 10/18/23
Tuesday 1/23/24
By registering for this Learning Series, participants will be automatically registered for these two conferences. If you are not able to attend either of these conferences, please email at your earliest convenience. 
Innovative Teaching & Learning Conference Monday 7/17/23
Literacy Conference Thursday 11/9/23

This learning experience is aligned to Effective Schools Framework Essential Action 4.1: Daily use of high-quality instructional materials aligned to instructional planning calendars and interim. 

Enhanced Curriculum Co-op members may attend at half price. If you work at a SI Engage campus, please email to determine eligibility. 

Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(18) CPE
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Jennifer Conner
Denetra Moore
Denise Gilbert
Jennifer Conner
Date Time Location
9/12/2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ESC Region 12
2101 W Loop 340, Waco, 76712
10/18/2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ESC Region 12
2101 W Loop 340, Waco, 76712
1/23/2024 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ESC Region 12
2101 W Loop 340, Waco, 76712

ESC Region 12 | 2101 West Loop 340 | Waco TX 76712 | 254-297-1212