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Teaching Lab

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Organizational Info

Who we are

Teaching Lab aims to shift the paradigm of teacher professional learning (PL) for educational equity. They provide curriculum-based PL, using their evidence-based model, coined Head, Heart, Habits, and Equity. Teaching Lab partners with schools and systems to adopt high-quality curriculum, develop sustainable systems of support for teachers and leaders, deliver introductory PL to teachers and also deliver ongoing PL through Cycles of Inquiry and coaching. PL emphasizes support for diverse learners, learning acceleration, and cultural-responsiveness.

Our team

51+ facilitators/coaches

51-75% are non-white

Where we work

We have worked here

We are also willing to work here

Types of districts that we have experience working with

  • Traditional District
  • Charter
  • Private
  • Parochial
  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Fewer than 2,500 students
  • 2,500 to 10,000 students
  • 10,000 to 50,000 students
  • 50,001 to 100,000 students
  • More than 100,000 students
  • Greater than 60% of economically disadvantaged students
  • Greater than 20% of English language learners
  • Greater than 20% of students with disability
  • Greater than 80% students of color

Why is this important?

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Three sample clients

Sample professional learning services

Long-term services

  • Teaching Lab supports school systems to implement year-long PL plans that include curriculum-based Cycles of Inquiry, PLC support, and coaching, like direct-to-teacher coaching and building the capacity of coaches. Services are customized to needs and support educators at all system levels to improve teaching and learning through implementing HQIM.
  • Target audience

    • Teachers
    • School-based coaches
    • School leaders
    • School system coaches and leaders
  • Delivery method

    May include two-three in-person Cycles of Inquiry; four days of in-person coaching cycles; and 20-40 hours of virtual PLC support.
  • Preferred format

    • Virtual: Synchronous
    • Virtual: Asynchronous
    • In-person
    • Blended
  • Can be offered fully virtual

    Yes

Short-term services

  • Teaching Lab provides introductory teacher and leader PL on how to successfully implement specific HQIM, coined “Bootcamps.” Bootcamps last 1-4 days, or the virtual equivalent. Educators learn how HQIM are organized, internalize instructional research, engage in unit and lesson study, and practice key strategies to successfully launch the school year.
  • Target audience

    • Teachers
    • School-based coaches
    • School leaders
    • School system coaches and leaders
  • Maximum participants

    25
  • Delivery method

    Virtual delivery: 6-8 sessions, two hours each with additional asynchronous activities. In-person delivery: 1-4 six hour days.
  • Preferred format

    • Virtual: Synchronous
    • Virtual: Asynchronous
    • In-person
    • Blended
  • Can be offered fully virtual

    Yes