Professional Learning Institutes

Experience customizable Professional Learning opportunities from some of the best names in education

What is a Professional Learning Institute?

An Eduplanet21 Professional Learning Institute is an integrated collection of self-paced online courses called learning paths, global and local opportunities for networking, and interactive resource libraries that can be customized to meet the needs of your school or district.

PLUS Professional Learning Institutes

We work with world-renowned authors and experts in the field of education to bring you the best online professional learning experience. Our PLUS Institutes are pre-developed professional learning opportunities for your staff to take advantage of.

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    Understanding by Design Institute

    Explore the concept of backward curriculum design, and teaching for understanding and transfer.

    Learning Paths Included:

    UbDⓇ – 1 The Big Ideas of Understanding by Design

    UbDⓇ – 2 Stage 1: Transfer Goals and Understandings 

    UbDⓇ – 3 Stage 1: Essential Questions, Knowledge, and Skills 

    UbDⓇ – 4 Stage 2: Assessment Evidence 

    UbDⓇ – 5 Stage 2: Performance Tasks 

    UbDⓇ – 6 Stage 3: The Learning Plan 

    UbDⓇ – 7 Unit Review: Overview and Stage 1 (NEW)

    UbDⓇ – 8 Unit Review: Stage 2 (NEW)

    UbDⓇ – 9 Unit Review: Stage 3 (NEW)

    Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Institute

    Build awareness of cultural and linguistic diversity in schools.

    Learning Paths Included:

    Building Awareness on Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in School 

    Designing Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Classrooms 

    Planning Instruction to Promote Disciplinary Language Development 

    Integrating Culturally Relevant Materials into Classroom Instruction

    Advocating for Diverse Students across Schools (NEW)

     

     

    Premium Author Institute

    Experience a compilation of introductory content from all of our PLUS Authors.

    Learning Paths Included:

    Boosting Motivation in Your Classroom, Mike Anderson (NEW)

    A Growth Mindset For Teachers, Students, and Parents

    Differentiation in the Classroom, Carol Ann Tomlinson (In Development)

     

     

     

    Habits of Mind Institute

    Learn the attitudes, dispositions, and Habits that help students become better thinkers.

    Learning Paths Included:

    Habits of Mind 1: Introducing 

    Habits of Mind 2: Listening with Understanding and Empathy

    Habits of Mind 3: Managing Impulsivity 

    Habits of Mind 4: Persisting 

    Habits of Mind 5: Questioning and Problem Posing 

    Habits of Mind 6: Metacognition Habits of Mind 7: Assessing How We Value Dispositions

    Habits of Mind 8: Assessing with Checklists and Conferences

    Habits of Mind 9: Assessing with Journals and Portfolios

    Habits of Mind 10: Assessing and Reporting Growth 

    Leading with the Habits of Mind in Mind (COMING SOON)

    Social Emotional Learning Institute

    Learning Paths Included:

    An Introduction to Social Emotional Learning K-12

    Leading for SEL Integration

    Incorporating SEL into Your Classroom   (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) (Updates in Progress)

    SEL for Paraprofessionals (In Development)

    Integrating SEL into Your Curriculum (In Development)

    SEL and Equity (In Development)

    Learning Personalized Institute

    Explore personalized learning and understand how students can become self-directed.

    Learning Paths Included:

    Personalized Learning: What It Is and Why It Matters

    The Four Filters for Personalizing Learning: Voice, Co-Creation, Social Construction, Self-Discovery

    Personalized Learning: Growing Personalized Learning in your Practice

    Personalized Learning: What Students Need to Work Through Challenges 

    Personalized Learning: A Culture of Curiosity and Wonderment 

    Personalized Professional Learning Institute

    Explore the key concepts of Personalized Professional Learning – Voice, Co-Creation, Social Construction, and Self-Discovery.

    Learning Paths Included:

    Personalized Professional Learning 1: Adult Learning and Voice 

    Personalized Professional Learning 2: Co-Creation

    Personalized Professional Learning 3: Social Construction (NEW)

    Personalized Professional Learning 4: Self-Discovery (COMING SOON)

    Meet Our Plus Authors

    We are proud to partner with some of the greatest minds in education to bring you flexible, online professional learning opportunities.

    Jay McTighe

    Jay McTighe

    Author

    Co-author of the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design® series.

    Bena Kallick

    Bena Kallick

    Author

    Co-author of Habits of Mind: A Developmental Series, and a private educational consultant.

    Allison Zmuda

    Allison Zmuda

    Author

    Educational consultant and author of Students at the Center: Personalized Learning & Habits of Mind.

    Art Costa

    Art Costa

    Author

    Co-author of Habits of Mind and emeritus professor of education at California State University.

    Krista Leh

    Krista Leh

    Author

    Emerging Leader and educational consultant focusing on the cognitive benefits of social-emotional learning..

    Allison Rodman

    Allison Rodman

    Author

    Allison Rodman is the Founder of The Learning Loop, ASCD Faculty Member, and author of Personalized Professional Learning: A Job-Embedded Pathway for Elevating Teacher Voice.

    Amy Heineke

    Amy Heineke

    Author

    Associate Professor of Bilingual and Bicultural Education for the School of Education at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois.

    Mike Anderson

    Mike Anderson

    Author

    Award winning teacher, bestselling author, and educational consultant focused on teaching and learning.

    Carol Ann Tomlinson

    Carol Ann Tomlinson

    Author

    Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education.

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