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 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 upcoming workshops.

Date Workshop Location Description
November 9 - November 23, 2021 Reading Reconsidered: Read, Write, Discuss Series Online via Zoom, 3:00 - 4:30pm EST Learn to successfully implement each of the three components of the Read-Write-Discuss cycle.
November 10, 2021 UNIT PREPARATION WEBINAR: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Online via Zoom, 3:00 - 4:30pm EST Learn how to analyze, examine, reflect, and adapt best practices for Reading Reconsidered's unit on Mildred Taylor's "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry."
November 18, 2021 The Science of Reading with Doug Lemov Online via Zoom, 3:00 - 4:30pm EST Learn about the cognitive science research and the role knowledge and cognition play in middle school reading instruction.
December 1, 2021 Unit Preparation Webinar: The Giver Online via Zoom, 3:00 - 4:30pm EST Curriculum Developers from the Reading Reconsidered team will lead a session designed to prepare teachers and leaders to pilot our unit on "The Giver."
December 7 - 16, 2021 READING RECONSIDERED: Knowledge Building Series Online via Zoom, 3:00 - 4:30pm EST Prepare to successfully implement the knowledge building tools that are foundational to Reading Reconsidered Curriculum lessons.