Developmental Designs for Elementary School: Teaching for Education Equity



Renew your love for teaching!

  • Four-day (or eight week evenings) workshop for elementary (preK-5) educators
  • Powerful new collection of research-based teaching strategies

Be at the forefront of Developmental Designs for Elementary School: Teaching for Education Equity practices!

  • Build cultural understanding, reduce bias and encourage a strong inclusive classroom community
  • Focus on personalized learning via solo work, small groups, or one-to-one time
  • Invite self-expression and critical inquiry
  • Cultivate self-regulation and responsible independence in children
  • Encourage productive academic conversations between students
  • Develop skills of listening to and observing students
  • Make room for weekly, goal-oriented teacher-student check-ins
  • Increase the role of family engagement in student learning
  • Learn communication and scaffolding strategies to increase understanding

In the future, this workshop may be offered on-site.
Email us if you're interested.

Note: The Origins Program reserves the right to cancel workshops. The Origins Program is not liable for any travel-related or other expenses incurred by a registrant or payee due to a canceled workshop.



Upcoming Dates & Locations

Jan 31, 2019-Mar 28, 2019 in MINNEAPOLIS, MN (see map)
The Origins Program
8 Weekly Sessions: Thursdays, January 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, and 28

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This workshop can be scheduled on-site.
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What to Expect

Interactive! This highly practical, hands-on workshop is what you need to start using the new core Developmental Designs for Elementary School: Teaching for Education Equity practices.

Workshop Schedule

After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with more detailed information about the schedule for your particular course.

Sample Schedule for the Four-Day Workshop 
7:30 Seminar sessions
12:00 Recess and lunch
1:00 Seminar sessions
3:30 Closing

Sample Schedule for the Eight-Evening Workshop 
4:30 Session starts
6:00 Dinner break
8:15 Closing

(During on-site workshops, this agenda can be customized to better fit your school schedule.)

Meal Arrangements

Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided daily.  Eight week evening workshops will include a meal.

Dietary restrictions? Please let us know when you register. If we cannot accommodate your needs, you may bring your own meals. Lunch arrangements for on-site workshops will be subject to the school agreement.

Certificate of Attendance

You will receive a 28-hour certificate of attendance for participation in all workshop sessions.

Learn more about graduate credit.