Jana collaborates with educators to design professional learning experiences on a variety of topics to target teacher and school needs and goals. The list below includes samples of recent PD sessions, but contact Jana to discuss your individualized school or district needs.
Sample PD Topics:
Social Studies & Inquiry
Inquiry-Based Lessons in Social Studies: Strategies to Engage Students
Questions, Clues, and Hypotheses: Designing Inquiry Lessons
Developing Readers and Thinkers in Social Studies
Teaching Social Studies Content through Children’s Literature
Teaching with Primary Sources
Gifted 101: Myths and Truths about Gifted Students
Differentiation Strategies that Work
Parenting Gifted Children 101
Content-Area Literacy Strategies
Teaching Strategies for Student Engagement
Preparing for the First Days of School
Teaching with Visuals: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words!
Strategies for Improving Classroom Discussions
Classroom Management Strategies that Work!
Aligning Instruction and Assessment to Standards