Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners, February 11

This beginning teacher seminar, held February 11 at Candlewood Suites in Fitchburg, will help expand knowledge and apply resources for both formative assessment and differentiation to meet student needs.

Principal Breakfast: Having Hard Conversations, February 4

Many of our conversations with colleagues require that we engage in difficult subjects regarding teaching practice. Join us for breakfast on February 4 and uncover principal strategies and skills on the FFPL for working through complex conversations.

Differentiating Instruction to Support Diverse Learners, Feb 15-16

Explore and deepen your knowledge and mentoring practice to support teachers in differentiating instruction based on students’ assets and learning needs, supporting students with diverse learning needs, and partnering with resource personnel and families.

Designing Effective Instruction, February 9-10

This is the fourth in a professional learning series for mentors. Participants will use tools and protocols to support teachers as they plan assessment-driven differentiated instruction aligned to content standards, and apply strategies for providing meaningful feedback.

2014-15 Annual Report

For a great overview of the Dane County New Teacher Project, read our Annual Report 2014-15. It’s organized around our purpose, and is a good resource for member districts to use when explaining what their induction programs require to be successful, both in terms of professional development and dynamic, supported learning communities.

January 8, 2016 ·
Dane County New Teacher Project Annual Report 2014-15

Mentoring Toward Equity

A mentor writes about techniques to help new teachers see pathways of success for all of their students in this thoughtful blog post from the Teaching Tolerance website.

October 21, 2015 ·
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First Aid in Your First Month

Immediate help for beginning teachers to improve their teaching practice was the focus of the first of six seminars scheduled for this year, starting on October 1. Teachers from nine school districts sat at tables with colleagues in similar grade levels, taking turns with a partner to talk about hard-to-handle issues, like “My students act out–they have no interest in the lesson,” “Transitions are ... Read More »

October 6, 2015 ·