Educator Resources & Workshops

Uncommon Schools is committed to sharing what we learn in our schools to help improve education for all children. Our instructional books have become national bestsellers, and our workshops are attended by educators from urban classrooms across the country. We are passionate about learning from the talent in our classrooms and from our fellow educators, and disseminating that knowledge to the world.

Teach Like a Champion© Resources

Online Training

Learn and practice Teach Like a Champion techniques on your own schedule with these 24 online modules.

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Plug and Plays

Train-the-trainer materials for instructional leaders who want to help teachers master Teach Like a Champion techniques.

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Grab and Go

Simple, free ideas based on Teach Like a Champion techniques that you can begin using in your classroom tomorrow.

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Uncommon Workshops

Education leaders at Uncommon Schools host world-class professional development workshops, bringing the best practices honed in our classrooms to educators across the country. Scroll down to learn more about our upcoming workshops: Great Habits, Great Readers; Reading Reconsidered; and Teach Like a Champion (Behavior and Culture, Engaging Academics, Ratio, Systems and Routines).

Date Workshop Location Description
September 12-13, 2019 Reading Reconsidered Albany, NY Increase the breadth, depth, and quality of students’ reading.
October 3-4, 2019 Building Strong Classroom Cultures London, U.K. Build cultures that enable joy and academic achievement.
December 12-13, 2019 Reading Reconsidered London, U.K. Increase the breadth, depth, and quality of students’ reading.
January 16-17, 2020 Building Strong Classroom Cultures New Orleans, LA Build cultures that enable joy and academic achievement.
February 6-7, 2020 Reading Reconsidered Albany, NY Increase the breadth, depth, and quality of students’ reading.
March 19-20, 2020 Engaging Academics Nashville, TN Design and engage students in rigorous academic work.
April 2-3, 2020 Check for Understanding Charlotte, NC Intentionally expose misunderstandings and respond to error.
May 7-8, 2020 Ratio Los Angeles, CA Build knowledge, breadth of participation and depth of thinking.
May 14-15, 2020 Engaging Academics Albany, NY Design and engage students in rigorous academic work.
June 4-5, 2020 Building Strong Classroom Cultures Albany, NY Build cultures that enable joy and academic achievement.
June 19, 2020 Systems and Routines Tarrytown, NY Design, install and maintain systems to enable excellence.