Blending onsite professional learning with online advice and video-based learning, our Professional Development Services for Collections © 2017 meet the day-to-day needs of teachers. Services include advanced instructional workshops, coaching and demonstration lessons, best practices using technology, and performance assessment to ensure optimal student results. Our specialized team of consultants combines in-depth subject and product knowledge with classroom experience to support teachers every step of the way.
Foundations for Initial Implementation
An effective learning culture is the work of a community. Choose from courses designed for teachers, coaches, administrators, and families, in a variety of modalities, to support the successful implementation of Collections.
This overview of Collections and its instructional resources provides a deeper understanding of differentiation, assessment, whole-group and small-group instruction, and technology to support successful implementation. Available as a three-hour in person session, a 90-minute webinar, or a three-hour online facilitated course.
In this full-day session, district and school trainers learn from our specialized team of consultants how to effectively deliver initial Collections training at their respective sites. This full-day course prepares trainers to deliver the “User Experience” instruction.
In this 60-minute webinar, administrators learn about Collections’ alignment to state or national standards, program organization, design, and support resources, as well as how to identify key behaviors of a successful program implementation in their respective learning environments.
Build a common language and understanding between home and school with this 90-minute workshop. Families learn how Collections is used in the classroom and how to best support their children at home. Our consultants either lead the workshop or provide a full-day training to school or district staff to deliver the “Family Experience” course.
Effective Implementation of Collections Technology
In this three-hour interactive session, teachers engage in a variety of hands-on experiences to build deeper understanding and confidence in implementing Collections digital technology in the classroom environment. This includes platform navigation and functionality, as well as access and implementation of advanced digital program resources.
Select from these interactive workshops, rich in reflection and collaboration, to gain deep understanding of best practices for teaching to the rigorous expectations within Collections.
- HMH Player™ and Collections
- Effective Planning and Collections
- Progress Monitoring and Collections
- Performance Writing and Collections
- Close Reading of Complex Text and Collections
- Using Collections to Support English Language Learners
eLearning Professional Development
These interactive online courses, designed by curriculum specialists with in-depth product knowledge in collaboration with classroom teachers, provide authentic learning experiences.
- Self-paced independent study
- Integrated classroom video
- Frequent knowledge checks
- Reporting of course completion details
Contact your HMH® Account Executive to learn more, or visit our eLearning page.
Personalized Advice, Support, and Knowledge
We recognize that classroom teachers need real-time support for the program-related questions that arise each day. AskHMH™ is a personalized performance support service providing educators with just-in-time access to Collections experts.
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