Professional Development in the Department for Learning
In an effort to increase student achievement this year, District 33 teachers and staff will be involved in several trainings to increase their effectiveness as teachers. As part of our long range ...more
What is Academic Vocabulary Instruction?
What is Academic Vocabulary?
Academic vocabulary is the words critical to understanding the content taught in schools . In identifying academic vocabulary for instruction teachers must remember that n ...more
What is KAGAN Cooperative Learning?
When students are engaged, they pay attention, they're motivated, they learn more, and the learning sticks. If engagement is the key to good instruction, then why doesn't every teacher actively ...more
KAGAN in District 33
What is CLIMBS (Content and Language Integration as a Means of Bridging Success)?
CLIMBS (Content and Language Integration as a Means of Bridging Success), is a course designed to raise awareness of the needs of English language learners and foster collaboration among ...more
West Chicago District 33 CLIMBS Training Cohort