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Professional Development

Teacher Created Materials offers a wide range of professional formats that include critical topics, sought after presenters, and rich, practical content.
We embed best practices with hands-on application to ensure a sustainable model.




This session will help teachers to meet the needs of all students with practical differentiation strategies that yield real results. Participate in professional development that focuses on the “how” of differentiation, supported by current theory and pedagogy. >> see more

Academic Vocabulary

This workshop will investigate and delineate the steps that teachers can take to ensure that students have the appropriate academic background knowledge to understand the vocabulary they will encounter in multiple domains. >> see more

English Language Development

The Connecting Content and Language for English Language Development professional development model is designed to provide teachers with research-based instructional methods that accelerate both content and language learning. >> see more

Brain-Powered Strategies

Get students’ synapses firing with easy-to-implement, brain-based learning strategies that foster higher-order thinking skills. Gain valuable insight into how students learn most effectively using these practical approaches. >> see more

Higher-Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)

Learn effective strategies for developing students’ higher-order thinking skills while understanding the pedagogy underlying the instructional approaches. Explore high-yield strategies for questioning, problem solving, decision-making, idea generation, and creative thinking through model lessons and step-by-step how-to guides. >> see more

Problem-/Project-Based Learning

Engage students’ sense of discovery and foster collaboration through authentic problem-based and project-based learning. Participants will debrief and reflect on how project-based and problem-based learning methods can be used in the classroom. >> see more

Guided Math

Discover methods for increasing student achievement and relevance in mathematics by applying the research-based, classroom-tested Guided Math framework for delivering instruction to meet the needs of all students. >> see more

In addition to the popular session topics above, we have a wide variety of workshops for all grade levels and content areas, including:

  • Effective Strategies for Early Childhood Instruction
  • Improving Student Writing Skills
  • Keys to Building Academic Vocabulary
  • Close Reading: From Strategy to Effective Implementation
  • Getting to the Heart of Teaching Problem Solving
  • Using the Guided Math Framework for Mathematics Instruction
  • Discovering Science through Inquiry-Based Learning
  • Reading in the Content Areas: Improving Literacy in All Subjects
  • Social Studies Strategies for Active Learning
  • Enhancing and Enriching Your Balanced Literacy Framework

And, we can design a custom professional development plan for your school or district. Contact us to find out more about these options or to plan and schedule your next professional development, 800-858-7339 or  Or, fill out the following form and we will contact you!

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