Hidden Curriculum of the Common Core State Standards: Webinar Series

Are you aware of the Hidden Curriculum required by the Common Core State Standards?

Catapult Learning is proud and excited to announce the launch of a new webinar series focusing on the Hidden Curriculum required by the Common Core State Standards.  This free and content rich series kicks off on Thursday March 15th with our special guest presenter Bill Blokker, Founder and CEO of Literacy First.

Please click on the link below to register for this event and be sure to share this with your friends and colleagues.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Webinar 1: Understanding the Hidden Curriculum of the Common Core

Thursday, March 15th at 1PM and 5PM EST

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In this session, educators will:

  • Identify the “hidden curriculum”
  • Explore specific instructional strategies to teach the hidden curriculum
  • Prepare teachers to teach the hidden curriculum

Webinar 2: Hidden Curriculum of the Common Core: Building Teacher Capacity

Thursday, March 29th at 1PM and 5PM EST

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In this session, educators will:

  • Examine Vocabulary, the most critical component for success with the Common Core
  • Explore the Metacognitive discussions teachers must have with students to succeed
  • Understand the imperative of students learning multi-tasking strategies for success with Common Core

Webinar 3: Hidden Curriculum of the Common Core: Demystifying Instruction

Thursday, April 12th at 1PM and 5PM EST

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In this session, educators will:

  • Understand the imperative of Academic Learning Time for success with Common Core
  • Explore the value of a common instructional model
  • Learn five essential elements of an instructional model

Don’t Wait!  Click Here to register today!

 

Presenter:

Bill Blokker, Literacy First Founder and CEO

Dr. Bill Blokker, Founder & CEO of Literacy First

BILL BLOKKER, Ed.D. is a nationally recognized education leader, consultant and speaker.  Drawing on over 30 years of experience as a teacher, principal, district administrator and reading specialist, Dr. Blokker is in a unique position to guide school leaders in the successful implementation of the Common Core Standards.

In 1997, Blokker founded the Literacy First Process.  This Process has been implemented in 20 states and in over 800 elementary and secondary schools.  Schools implementing this exceptional instructional reading process have experienced outstanding gains in student achievement.  Over 85% of Literacy First schools meet/exceed state/AYP standards each year.  “Dynamic,” “practical,” inspirational,” “informative, “power-packed” . . . these are some of the words used by participants when evaluating Blokker’s work.

During this webinar series, the Hidden Curriculum of the Common Core Standards, Dr. Blokker will provide insightful analysis and make specific recommendations that can be immediately implemented in schools.  The end result – students that graduate career or college ready!

See what the Oklahoma Commission on Teacher Preparation had to say about the Literacy First Process: Literacy First- Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (2010 Annual Report)

See Bill Blokker’s Full Bio HERE

 

 

If you have questions regarding this webinar series, please don’t hesitate to contact John Fergus at john.fergus@catapultlearning.com or 856-831-7949.

 

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