The FIRST Educational Resources Conferences, Workshops, and Webinars are designed with the needs of educators and leaders in mind. Our presenters represent some of the premier thought leaders in education today.
May 7, 2021
Are you ready to learn about effective literacy instruction that can provide pathways for learning about content? As passionate teachers who love our disciplines AND our students we will address the question:
“How can I share my passion and love for my discipline while developing the literacy skills that my students need to understand it?"
COVID Recovery Conference
April 29-30, 2021
Even though many schools have returned to in-person learning (and others are still hoping to return this year), the realities they are experiencing the long-term effects on their students is becoming more evident by the day. The obstacles we face as a profession are significant, so it’s time we help educators move from survival mode to planning for observable impact.
Fostering School Leader Efficacy
May 6, 2021
Recent research has shown that a Principal’s sense of leadership efficacy influences collective teacher efficacy, as well as student achievement. This workshop is designed to delve into the research, identify ways to foster Principal efficacy, and leverage it to maximize collective teacher efficacy and student achievement.
Reigniting a Passion for Literacy
June 15-16, 2021
During this two day conference, educators will rediscover the joy of teaching the lifelong skills of reading and writing to students.Join us for this unique two-day event and be prepared to leave with energy and a plan for starting the next school year off right!
Strategies and Tasks for Promoting Productive Struggle in your Mathematics Classroom
June 17 and 22
Understanding the importance of productive struggle creates a classroom environment in which risk-taking is encouraged and celebrated. During this series, you will learn strategies and tasks that will inspire thinking and discourse, leading to a higher level of conceptual understanding.
Next Steps with Shared Reading: Using Short Texts to Go the Extra Mile