Professional Development Solutions For K-12 Schools & Districts

A Complete Professional Development Platform & Course Menu Built For Schools & Districts

  • A Comprehensive Menu of High-Quality Courses

  • Completely Managed By Our Team of Expert Instructors & Coaches

  • Both Full-Length and 1-Hour Quick Courses Designed to Support PLCs

  • Software Designed to Support Administrators for Monitoring of Course Activity & Training Time

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A Complete Professional Development Solution for Your School or District

  • Training Built for the Classroom

Our menu of courses cover the exact topics and researched-backed strategies critical for effective teaching, lesson planning, assessment, and classroom management.

Model Teaching’s comprehensive menu of courses are designed to provide classroom-relevant training to developing teachers. While most professional development only covers the theory behind a particular classroom strategy, our courses actually guide teachers through the necessary steps for classroom implementation. In addition to this guided instruction, we also provide teachers with the tools, resources, templates, and planning outlines needed to put together a plan-of-action for their classroom.  At the conclusion of each course, teachers will receive a certificate of completion, documenting earned credit hours.  View our Course Menu now to find the right course for your teachers!

  • A Focus on Implementation

Our courses are designed by experienced, certified educators and are built to provide clear guidance in a highly-structured format designed for classroom application.

All Model Teaching courses are built with classroom implementation in mind. Our experienced instructors are all certified teachers with years of in-classroom experience. Our instructors start by introducing teachers to a new strategy, then take them step-by-step through the process of implementation as they build a custom plan for their own students. In addition to this, teachers will also be provided with pre-built templates and tools to use in planning lessons as well as worksheets, graphic organizers, and sample materials to use with their students.  Observation checklists and forms are also provided with every course to allow administrators to easily complete observation and implementation feedback live, in the classroom.
  • High-Quality Course-Aligned Tools & Resources

Every course comes with a highly aligned set of resources, tools, templates, rubrics, and student worksheets that are designed to help teachers build a plan of action and implement it in their own classroom. Schools receive tools for administrator in-class observation as well.

Each course comes with a variety of resources, tools, organizers, and templates designed to aid in the implementation of new strategies.

Examples of Course Resources Include:

  • Lesson Plan Templates (With Examples & Samples)
  • Trackers (Mastery, Behavior, & Documentation)
  • Graphic Organizers to be Used With Students
  • Checklists & Tools to Aid in Planning
  • Strategy Guides & Concept Summary Tools
  • Student Activities & Templates
  • Implementation Rubrics to Aid in Application
  • Evaluation Rubrics for Administrators
  • Course Feedback Centered Around Proficiency

Our instructors provide guidance, feedback and support throughout the process. Modeled after in-person workshops and planning sessions, teachers receive personalized feedback on their developed plan of action and support after they have implemented it.

All Model Teaching instructors are experienced, state-certified educators with years of in-classroom experience who specialize in their area of instruction.  Our instructors evaluate course progress in real-time, provide a comprehensive evaluation of all course submissions, as well as post-implementation support through written feedback.  Our instructors will reach out to teachers following implementation of the new course ideas in their own classroom, and provide support and coaching where needed.  Teachers may reach out to their instructor at any time as they progress through the course(s) using our built-in messaging system.  Administrator evaluation rubrics are also provided with each course, for optional in-class observation from school leadership.

  • Highly Structured Courses Designed For Immediate Classroom Application

Our Courses Take Teachers Through A Process of Concept Mastery, Planning & Feedback Leading Them To a Full Strategy for Implementation Into Their Own Classroom

Most Professional Development today focuses on teaching concepts and theories important to education without providing clear guidance on how to actually apply these new ideas to a real-world classroom. Our courses move beyond this approach and provide a structured process that combines learning, application, & tools to produce teaching excellence.

Our standardized course structure optimizes the quality of the learning experience by allowing teachers to not only master the concepts behind new strategies, but importantly how to apply these strategies with their own students. Using a step-by-step approach, teachers are provided with training, coaching, planning tools, and all resources needed to implement a clear plan-of-action in their classroom.

  • Teachers Follow This Workflow As They Progress Through The Course:

STEP 1

Demonstration & Mastery

Teachers are walked through the theory behind and steps needed to implement the new strategy in their classroom. Teachers participate in high-quality video presentations, virtual discussion boards and complete content-aligned activities.

STEP 2

Planning & Tools

As they progress through the course, teachers build a personalized plan of action, ready for use in their classroom, using pre-built tools, step-by-step lesson planning templates, graphic organizers, and worksheets.

STEP 3

Feedback

Our instructors provide feedback on activities and teacher-developed action plans to ensure mastery of the key concepts and effective implementation of their new plan.

STEP 4

Implementation

Along with their action plan, teachers will have the tools and resources needed to implement the new strategy. Our instructors provide follow up support as well as supply effectiveness rubrics for in-classroom observation from administrators.

Let Teachers Control Their Own Learning Path

  • A course menu that allows teachers to choose their own learning path.
  • Practical courses targeting skill-sets needed in the classroom.

  • Receive instant access to all course content, materials, & instructor feedback.

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Build A Custom Learning Plan For Your Team

  • Build a personalized learning plan from our skill-based menu of courses.

  • Target specific teaching deficiencies or areas of growth.

  • Allow our instructors to manage or take control of your own teachers’ plan.

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Professional Development Course Resources

Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course

A Comprehensive Library of Resources Are Provided With Every Course

Examples of Course Resources Include:

  • Lesson Plan Templates (With Examples & Samples)
  • Trackers (Mastery, Behavior, & Documentation)
  • Graphic Organizers to be Used With Students
  • Checklists & Tools to Aid in Planning
  • Strategy Guides & Concept Summary Tools
  • Student Activities & Templates
  • Implementation Rubrics to Aid in Application

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Support In-School PLC’s Using Our 1-Hour Quick Courses

Model Teaching Quick Courses are cost-effective, quick PD for teachers with action items, ready-to-go resources, and specific content that gets straight to the point. Our concise, in-depth lessons focus on a narrow topic that provides a holistic presentation of key concepts you can learn and be ready to implement in one hour or less. You can choose to watch the video lesson, read the downloadable article lesson, or both, giving you the flexibility to continue your professional learning in the format of your choice. While perfect for individual learning, these courses are also great for PLCs and other school-related staff development, training, and self-paced online instruction.

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Full Course Menu Bundle Pack

Includes Full Access to Our Entire Course Menu for 1 Year

The most cost-effective way to provide your teachers with comprehensive Professional Development for self-paced learning and on-campus support.

  • Take any courses from our entire menu of full-length professional development courses, including our 1 hour Quick Courses.
  • Full administrator visibility of teacher training time and progress using your own campus manager account.
  • Course completion certificates provided with all completed courses and fully managed by our team of coaches and instructors.
  • Courses are subject to earn academic credit, if desired.
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Full Evaluation & Implementation Support Included

Model Teaching is unique in that we provide full evaluation and coaching support for your teachers as they progress through their courses, providing feedback, grading, and advice on implementation.

Our platform also provides the option for schools and administrators to manage their own team’s learning plan by providing a school-based Course Manager Dashboard build for administrator use. Admins have the option to view their teacher’s progress, assign courses, generate reports, and even evaluate submissions.

Evaluation Support Included With Each Course:

During The Training: Throughout each training, our instructors will evaluate completed assignments and activities and provide coaching and support.

After The Training: At the conclusion of the course, teachers will submit their final action plan. Our instructors review these action plans and provide feedback and support on how well they have mastered the key concepts.

Evaluation Resources Provided to Administrators: Each course comes with an Implementation Effectiveness Checklist. These rubrics are designed to provide administrators a quick evaluation tool for teacher observation. Admins can print them out and use them to evaluate their teacher’s implementation of the course content during classroom observations.

OPTION 1:

WE PROVIDE FULL EVALUATION & IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT
As teachers work through the courses, we evaluate, provide feedback, & assign completion certificates and/or credits.

OPTION 2:

MANAGE OR MONITOR YOUR OWN TEACHERS’ LEARNING PLAN
Schools will be provided with a Course Manager account where admins can view progress, assign courses, download activity reports, as well as evaluate and grade if they choose.

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I have learned so much and improved my teaching tremendously since taking these courses- I wish we could use these courses in place of our teacher in-service!

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Thank you for putting all these wonderful courses together in one spot for such an affordable price.
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Wow- I am really impressed with how good the content is in these courses. I’m so happy they were so affordable!

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What a great course. I loved realizing that I need to slow down and really make sure that I am starting with the end in mind.

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This course was an excellent intro for Literacy Stations for PreK-2nd Grade. I found the lessons, reflections, and videos helpful and easy to follow. I would recommend this course to anyone looking to educate themselves more about literacy stations.
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I have really enjoyed these courses and I have learned so much! I am using these courses to complete re-certification, but since I have access to these courses for a year, I plan to review them all again once I begin teaching. I will be printing out and using all the resources and templates in my classroom!
-Nancy, New Elementary School Teacher
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This workshop was so powerful for me. What you presented is now part of my goals and action plans for the school year, and I am so excited to put everything I learned into use. Thank you for a great course!
-Aldine ISD Science Teacher
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This training course was incredible. My leadership team learned so much about themselves and what we need to do on our campus. I want my entire staff to hear this message!
Houston ISD Principal
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What you presented in [this course] is now part of my goals and action plans for the school year. I’m so excited to put these to use!
-Texas-Area Teacher
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My teacher said the training and support allowed her to truly understand her student’s data. As a new teacher, she found this very helpful!
Houston ISD Principal
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I am not in a classroom right now, but I have an interview tomorrow and must bring a 6th grade ELA lesson plan!!!
Such perfect timing! I will incorporate this training right away!
-California-Area Teacher, Building Effective Writing Prompts for All Students
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This course was amazing. I have no training in reading instruction, but I know my [future classes] will include students who are well below their grade level in reading. I want to be able to help them become better readers before they leave my class.
-New York-Area Teacher, Intro to Guided Reading: A Guide to Small Group Literacy Instruction
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