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

Call 612.822.3422 or email School Services with questions or to schedule for your school.  

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

Upcoming Dates & Locations

Jul 8-11, 2019 in Washington, DC (see map)
Kelly Miller Middle School
Jul 15-18, 2019 in Chicago, IL (see map)
John B Murphy Elementary School
Jul 15-18, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA (see map)
The Philadelphia School
Aug 5-8, 2019 in Keene, NH (see map)
Keene Middle School
Aug 12-15, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN (see map)
Olson Middle School

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What to Expect

All Origins workshops are highly interactive, providing many opportunities for you to talk with other educators and ask your most compelling questions to workshop facilitators.  You will be seated in a circle during presentations.

Workshop schedule

Most workshops begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. 

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 the entire workshop.


After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with more detailed information and the schedule for the workshop.