Fostering Resilient Learners, Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom

Souers and Hall guide educators in building trauma sensitive learning environments by shifting our focus from reacting to unhealthy student behaviors toward understanding and preventing these behaviors. Students who experience chronic stress and trauma live in their downstairs brains. When we stay regulated, consistent, and reliable in our upstairs brain in the face of student misbehavior, we are modeling appropriate ways to manage stress and empowering students to problem solve on their own.

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2020 Spring Learning Institute – BECOMING A LEARNING SYSTEM

SAVE THE DATE – 2020 Spring Learning Institute
BECOMING A LEARNING SYSTEM

With Fred Brown, Deputy Executive Director , Learning Forward

For: Teacher Leaders, Coaches, District Leaders, Principals, System Leaders

EVERY STUDENT DESERVES THE OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND A GREAT SCHOOL FILLED WITH GREAT TEACHERS.

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LFKS FALL INSTITUTE: Teacher Leadership

Leading Change from the Classroom and Beyond: The Why, What and How of Teacher Leadership A two-day workshop presented by Learning Forward Kansas featuring Jim Knight November 14-15, 2019 (Thursday/Friday), Wichita, KS More information and REGISTRATION is available on the LFKS website    

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Networking Dinner – October 24, 2019

Good food, old friends and new, and a chance to positively impact our profession! Learning Forward Colorado networking dinners are exciting events spent generating ideas, sharing opportunities, and connecting with colleagues from around the state.  Come eat, relax, refresh, converse, and energize while networking with other committed professionals! Leave inspired by our collective strength and creativity.

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Networking Dinner – August 29, 2019

Good food, old friends and new, and a chance to positively impact our profession! Learning Forward Colorado networking dinners are exciting events spent generating ideas, sharing opportunities, and connecting with colleagues from around the state.  Come eat, relax, refresh, converse, and energize while networking with other committed professionals! Leave inspired by our collective strength and creativity.

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The Feedback Process: Transforming Feedback for Professional Learning, 2nd Edition

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Overall, the message about feedback is stop saying “giving” and “receiving” feedback. Instead, ask to engage people in a learning process. Trust the learner as a professional with their own autonomy and agency. This will reshape the culture in schools and school systems if the feedback process focused on “learning” is a part of all levels in the system.

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PLC+ Institute

Enjoy $25 off registration with partner code LFCO

The PLC+ Institute is a two-day event that provides teachers and teacher leaders with a practical and evidence-based framework, supporting collaborative structures as they plan and implement both student learning and professional learning. Just as teachers work to identify the learning needs of students, PLCs need to identify the learning needs of adult learners. This happens through deep discussion, thoughtful and genuine reflection, and examination of impact. 

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Past Event: 2019 Highlights of British Columbia Professional Learning Tour

Learning Forward Colorado Professional Learning Opportunity! 2019 Highlights of British Columbia Professional Learning Tour June 2-8, 2019 A collaboration between Learning Forward Colorado and EF GoAhead Tours, a division of EF Education First This custom Learning Forward Colorado tour of British Columbia will afford educators the opportunity to explore the beautiful province of British Columbia,…

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Reflections on My Fulbright Experience to India-Three Years Later

Allyson Breyfogle worked as an elementary teacher, instructional coach, and professional learning trainer. What follows is an excerpt from an article Allyson wrote about her thought-provoking educational experience in India. We invite you to read and reflect . . . Reflections on My Fulbright Experience to India Three Years Later  by Allyson Sudborough Breyfogle After…

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Jim Knight-Better Conversations-2016

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Learning Forward Colorado announces… 2016 Annual Conference Nov. 14th: Pre-Conference Nov. 15th: A Day with Jim Knight featuring Jim Knight Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the president of…

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Robyn Jackson-Promoting Excellence in Every Classroom through Collaborative Leadership-2015

Robyn Jackson Author Never Underestimate Your Teachers, Never Work Harder than Your Students (and many more) Designed with administrators, supervisors, coaches, and classroom teachers in mind! During the conference participants will: Learn ways to promote a collaborative spirit focusing on increasing teacher efficacy. Learn to assess teaching styles and provide actionable feedback based on the…

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Learning Forward 2013 Annual Conference “SB 191: Creating New Mindsets”

Bruce Wellman – Presents November 12, 2013 What do Bruce Wellman and Peyton Manning have in common? Surgeon-like precision in the way they do their work. Participants, in their evaluations of the Learning Forward Colorado Annual Conference featuring Bruce Wellman, cited time and again the remarkable clarity and precision of language with which Bruce presents…

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Learning Forward Colorado Summit

Approximately 24 Professional Learning Leaders spent two hours networking and engaging in thoughtful dialogue about leading supervision and developing communities of thought. Please take a look at Judi Herm’s “Thinking Maps“ (pdf) about the content and how individuals might organize their thinking around these topics. The maps show a variety of ways to think ,…

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