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UPCOMING EVENTS

Contact: elizabeth@thebalancebetween.com

Good news!  

TBB is providing BOTH virtual

and in person training! Regional courses are in a virtual format, but schools can contract privately for in person training.

Contact Elizabeth for more info.

These calls are the BOOT CAMP!!!

BASIC TRAINING “BOOT CAMP”

  • New cohorts every month! Choose your month! These calls repeat every month!  Feel free to take and retake them as a refresher.
  • One full year access to the 5 module virtual, self-paced course portal PLUS monthly calls.
  • Unless noted, all calls are Thursdays 12-1:30pm
  • MODULE TOPICS:
  • Module 1- Why Thinking Maps?
  • Module 2- Learning the Maps
  • Module 3- Enhancing the Maps
  • Module 4- Map Accuracy
  • 2023 Monthly Boot Camp Schedule
  • January 5, 12, 19, 26*
  • February 2, 9, 16, 23*
  • March 9, 16, 23, 30*
  • April 6, 13, 20, 27*
  • May 4, 11, 18*, 25
  • June 1, 15, 22*, 29 (NOTE: Skips June 8.)
  • July 6, 13, 20, 27* TENTATIVE
  • August 3, 10, 17, 24* TENTATIVE
  • September 7, 14, 21, 28* TENTATIVE
  • October 5, 12, 19, 26* TENTATIVE
  • November 2, 9, 16, 30* TENTATIVE
  • 2023 Dates & Times TBD. Always 12-1:30 on Thursdays.
  • * dates above fall on SUPER Thinking Thursdays that also include TOT & Leadership calls for those course participants.
  • Contact elizabeth@thebalancebetween.com if you are interested in this training! Call login links provided to registered participants.

THINKING MAPS® TRAINING OF TRAINERS Includes resources.

  • New cohorts start every year in JULY, MARCH, and NOVEMBER!
  • One full year access to the  13 module virtual, self-paced course portal PLUS monthly calls. (13= Welcome + 12 Content Modules)
  • Start with Basic Training Boot Camp. (See “BASIC TRAINING” above.)
  • Feel free to join MULTIPLE TOT calls on Thinking Thursday- as long as you have watched the relevant Module!)
  • MODULE TOPICS:
  • Module 1- Why Thinking Maps?
  • Module 2- Learning the Maps
  • Module 3- Enhancing the Maps
  • Module 4- Map Accuracy
  • Module 5- How to be a Trainer
  • Module 6- Using Maps for Vocabulary
  • Module 7-Taking Information Off the Map
  • Module 8- Mapping Across the Content Areas
  • Module 9- Using the Frame for Learning & Life
  • Module 10- Planning Instruction with the Maps
  • Module 11- Enhancing Instruction with the Maps
  • Module 12- Implementation & Accreditation
  • 2021-2023 Monthly Coaching Call Schedule:
  • MARCH, 2022 Cohort  2-3:30pm
  • January 26 (Module 11)
  • February 23 (Module 12)
  • JULY 2022 Cohort- 10-11:30am
  • October 27 (Module 4)
  • November 17 (Module 5)
  • December 15 (Module 6)
  • January 26, 2023 (Module 7)
  • February 23 (Module 8)
  • March 23 (Module 9) May move to May 18. Stay tuned!
  • April 27 (Module 10) May move to June 22. Stay tuned!
  • May 18 (Module 11) May move to June 22. Stay tuned!
  • June 22 (Module 12)
  • NOVEMBER 2022 Cohort 8-9:30am
  • January 26, 2023 (Module 3)
  • February 23, 2023 (Module 4)
  • March 23, 2023 (Module 5)  May move to April 28. Stay tuned!
  • April 28, 2023 (Module 6)
  • May 18, 2023 (Module 7) May move to May 18. Stay tuned!
  • June 22, 2023 (Module 8) May move to May 18. Stay tuned!
  • July 27, 2023 (Module 9)  May move to May 18. Stay tuned!
  • August 24, 2023 (Module 10) May move to June 22. Stay tuned!
  • September 28, 2023 (Module 11) May move to June 22. Stay tuned!
  • October 26, 2023 (Module 12) May move to June 22. Stay tuned!
  • Next cohort starts in MARCH 2023!!!

THINKING MAPS® LEADERSHIP Includes resources.

  • New cohorts start EVERY MONTH!!!
  • One full year access to the 9 module virtual, self-paced course portal PLUS monthly calls.
  • Start with Basic Training Boot Camp. (See  “BASIC TRAINING” above.)
  • TOPICS:
  • JANUARY- Routines & Protocols
  • FEBRUARY- Student Review Teams
  • MARCH- Thinking About Initiatives
  • APRIL- Interviewing & Hiring
  • MAY- Setting Goals
  • JUNE- Data Analysis
  • JULY-  Leading an Implementation
  • AUGUST-  School Culture & Community
  • SEPTEMBER-  PLCs 
  • OCTOBER- Learning Walks
  • NOVEMBER- Monitoring an Implementation (4DX)
  • DECEMBER- Thinking Like a Leader
  • 2023 Monthly Coaching Call Schedule:
  • January 26
  • February 23
  • March 23
  • April 27
  • May 18
  • June 22
  • Future dates TBD.
  • TIME: All calls are 3:30-5pm.
  • TBD  Contact elizabeth@thebalancebetween.com if you are interested in this training! Call login links provided to registered participants.

PATH TO PROFICIENCY TRAINING OF TRAINERS Includes resources.

(ELLs & Differentiation) ***Refreshers must register.

WRITING Includes resources.

Available courses= Setting the Stage, Narrative, Expository, Argumentative, & Response to Text (In that order.)

COMPREHENSION Includes resources.

FREE!!! THINKING MAPS® WEBINARS

Monthly webinars on Thinking Maps®, Advanced use of Thinking Maps®, Path to Proficiency (ELLs & Differentiation), and Writing Courses

  • See dates, webinar topics, and register HERE.

COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS: ELA Edition Virtual course.

CUSTOMIZED COURSES

  • DECISION-MAKING MADE EASY: A Tool Kit To Help Leaders Make Good Choices 
  • “Re-Invigorating the Great Leader Within You” 

  • Guided Reading
  • Balanced Literacy
  • Unit & Lesson Plan Design
  • Conferring with Students
  • Reading / Writing Workshop
  • Formative Assessment
  • Differentiation
  • Supporting ELLs
  • Want this in your area?  Email elizabeth@TheBalanceBetween.com

NYC DOE QUALITY REVIEW WORKSHOP

2-Day workshop on how to prepare for your Quality Review with confidence and conviction. (And, have some laughs and smiles along the way!) Click HERE for flyer.