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i3 Professional Learning (i3 districts only)

October 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


Ambitious Teaching: A deep dive into the CIF in Action
•I3 Exemplar Efficacy for Students through Effective Questioning – Denver Public Schools Tools and Techniques for CIF implementation for Effective Questioning

•Teachers – Tools and Techniques for Effective Questioning

•Leaders – “Look for” indicators of successful effective questioning strategies in the classroom Working Lunch Discussions – Effective Use of Collaborative Group Work

•Participants are assigned to one of twelve working lunch groups. Lunch distribution and 30 minutes to settle into lunch with guided discussion questions o Example: We have all heard about instances where a teacher articulates that he/she is reluctant to encourage collaborative group work because they fear that the time will be unproductive and off task. How would you coach/encourage some strategies that might reduce the fear for that person? What are the implications for the student if collaborative group work is not encouraged? What are the impacts to future employers if the skills for collaborative work are not trained in our schools? oCoaches and coordinators distributed so that there is at least one facilitator for 12 groups that have been pre-assigned. CIF Strategy for Collaborative Group Work- research and protocol introductions Community of Practice – Classroom Talk Socratic Seminars

•Participants are divided into 12 seminar groups. Socratic Seminars are facilitated by JFF coaches and Coordinators assigned as with lunch discussion. o Content-Area Conversations by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey and Carol Rothenberg Chapter 5 Procedures for Classroom Talk is the focus for the Socratic Seminar. o Facilitator issues the Essential Question as the starting point for the Seminar (Open ended and provocative question that elicits differing perspectives.)



October 12, 2017
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sandy Denney


ESC of Central Ohio
2080 Citygate Drive
Columbus, OH 43219 United States
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