Do you want to be a dynamic, effective teacher? Then student engagement is a critical component of your instruction! In this session, we’ll help teachers and leaders increase competence in using engaging strategies for instruction and develop confidence in delivering instruction that engages and challenges students to learn.

what you will learn:

  • how teachers can promote engagement and thinking by planning instruction using lead4ward’s four instructional resources:
    • instructional strategies playlist (low-prep/high-yield instructional strategies at your fingertips!)
    • quickchecks (comprehension techniques that take only 30 seconds to 1 minute to implement)
    • think it up (quick method for raising the rigor in your questioning)
    • thinking stems (sentence stems that help students frame their responses to complex questions)
  • how to proactively address classroom management issues in a learning environment
  • virtual emphasis: how to set up virtual learning management techniques for both the teacher and the students in an on-line engaging learning environment


  • audience: leadership teams (principal and teacher leaders), PLCs (principal and a selected PLC), and teachers
  • learning mode: virtual
  • date/time: june 8, 2022 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT