Unpacking the Benefits of Teacher Professional Learning

Take a look at these common questions about teacher professional learning. Then contact CORE to guide the development of your high-quality PL program for the 2021–22 school year.

Read our Changing Practices whitepaper to learn more about CORE’s proven approach to professional learning, which has helped tens of thousands of educators transform their instructional practices so they in turn can reduce the achievement gap and achieve educational equity.

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Popular CORE Courses

ELA

Online Elementary Reading Academy

Build your team’s fundamental knowledge of evidence-based instructional practices based on the science of reading. Seven facilitated, asynchronous online modules are taken at educators’ own pace over seven to ten weeks. National online courses start July 15 and Sept. 16, or we can create a custom online cohort for 15 or more people from your district.

Math

Online Math Academy — Fractions

Deepen your knowledge of evidence-based instructional practices that develop students’ proficiency with fractions. Choose from two online, asynchronous facilitated courses — Fraction Meaning, Equivalence, Addition, and Subtraction and Multiplication and Division with Fractions. Next courses start Sept. 16, or we can create a custom online cohort for 15 or more people from your district.

Onsite Elementary Reading Academy

Bring a CORE Instructional Implementation Expert to your site for a five or six session Academy that will build a foundation for improving reading, writing and language instruction based on the science of reading.

Reading Fundamentals

Available in person or remote
Address the foundational concepts of the science of reading for all grade levels, from early grade basics and adolescent literacy to high-leverage intervention topics.

Sound Beginnings

Available in person
Early childhood educators will enhance their understanding of critical early literacy topics and increase their skills to establish a strong reading foundation for children.

Adolescent Literacy Solutions

Available in person or remote
Build teachers’ toolkit of evidence-based practices and strategies to help students struggling with decoding, reading fluency, vocabulary, and subject matter comprehension.

Onsite Elementary Math Academy

Enhance your team’s knowledge of evidence-based practices to help all students to become mathematically proficient. Sessions cover critical topics that pose challenges for many students, particularly those who struggle with math.

Building Fluency and Number Sense

Available in person or remote
Learn how fluency and number sense are connected through standards and teaching, and learn how to use fluency activities to engage students and build number sense.

Teaching Problem Solving Through Mathematical Modeling K–12

Available in person or remote
Increase students’ ability to tackle problem solving and discover how to deepen and extend knowledge through math applications.

Mathematical Discourse, Writing, and Academic Vocabulary K–12

Available in person or remote
Build proficiency through meaningful discourse and math-centered writing activities and by building math-specific vocabulary in students.