Professional Services

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SERVICES OFFERED:

Text-Dependent Questions Training (TDQs): "How to Create and Evaluate Text-Dependent Questions"

A half-day* or full-day** workshop on Creating and Evaluating Text-Dependent Questions. Participants are taken through the latest understanding and research on Shift #4--Text-Based Answers--in an engaging  and collegial manner.  Participants create TDQs using their own textbooks or the provided reference materials. Then, they evaluate questions based on a rubric. 


Classroom Demonstrations on Text-Dependent Questioning, direct instruction and EL Practices

A half-day or full-day training on interactive, teacher-student centered instructional practices. An Advanced Cognition trainer demonstrates instructional techniques in the classroom as site teachers observe. Teachers then have the opportunity to practice the techniques in the classroom as the trainer provides feedback and guidance.




Parent Meetings (Title 1; ELAC; DELAC; Empowerment; Classroom Management; Parenting Skills)

Take the worry out of organizing and presenting key parent meetings. Let Advanced Cognition staff plan, coordinate, set up and hold your Title 1 Night, ELAC, DELAC, and other types of parent meetings. With vast experience in hosting parent meetings, Advanced Cognition will increase your number of parent participants. Call us to inquire. 

Instructional Practices Implementation Walks--Text-Dependent Questions; direct instruction; SDAIE; EL Practices 

Using our rubrics, an Advanced Cognition trainer will train your staff on identifying effective instructional techniques. Honoring teachers' time and effort, our trainer will debrief with teachers after the visit to highlight success and to establish Next Steps. Nothing is more effective in creating positive change in instructional practices than to be in the classrooms working collaboratively with our teacher colleagues giving useful and relevant feedback.

Instructional Leadership Training (Site Administrators and Central Office Managers)