Posts about Teacher Training

July 22, 2016

BASIS.ed Teacher Institute - Team Building & Critical Thinking

There are so many aspects of BASIS.ed Teacher Training that make this one of the most beneficial weeks for new faculty and staff, from educational breakout sessions and inspiring presenters, to team building projects and evening group outings. Today, we offer an insider's perspective of a fun team building project as well as one of the many breakout sessions, from Heather Burley, Drama Teacher from BASIS Independent Fremont.

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July 18, 2016

BASIS.ed Teacher Institute - Dr. Ashley Leyba's Perspective

Today marks the first day of the week-long annual BASIS.ed Teacher Training. This exciting event is designed to be the first stop on our new teachers' journeys towards becoming BASIS Independent classroom champions. We're tapping into a select few BASIS Independent faculty and staff to shed some light on the happenings throughout the event. First up is Dr. Ashley Leyba, Head of School at our sister school BASIS Independent Fremont. 

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August 26, 2015

Teacher Training: Co-Founder's Perspective

Every year, new BASIS.ed teachers descend upon the desert for an intense, week-long training session designed to be the first stop on their journey towards becoming BASIS Independent classroom champions. In the second part of this two-part series, Co-Founder Olga Block shares her thoughts on teacher training.

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August 5, 2015

Teacher Training 101

Every year, new BASIS.ed teachers descend upon the desert for an intense, week-long training session designed to be the first stop on their journey towards becoming BASIS Independent classroom champions.

Ali, one of our administrators was lucky enough to attend this year. In the first part of this two-part series, she shares her fly-on-the-wall perspective of what it means to prepare to teach in one of the highest performing school networks in the world. She writes:

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