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Educator Collaboration

Introduction to Collaboration is offered as a webinar. Educator Collaboration to Support Multilingual Learners is a 2-day, in-person workshop. 

Introduction to Collaboration

This introductory webinar provides an overview of collaborative methods and models for planning, instruction, and assessment of multilingual learners. It is designed for individual teachers who collaborate, teams, teacher pairs, or instructional coaches.

During this webinar, participants will:

  • Look at ways to discuss multilingual learners in a collaborative setting
  • Explore various models of co-teaching
  • Develop a shared understanding of academic language use within a collaborative setting
  • Consider ways to evaluate co-teaching

Any cancellations or rescheduling requests for open-enrollment webinars must be received in writing 48 hours in advance of a scheduled webinar start time for a refund.  Any requests that come in less than 48 hours in advance will need to contact us to reschedule to attend another webinar date/time.

Educator Collaboration to Support Multilingual Learners (2 full days)


This workshop is designed for educators with diverse roles to attend in teams from their school or district.


This workshop provides an overview of collaborative methods and structures for instruction and assessment. Utilizing WIDA tools, participants will explore and discuss language development meaning making through language use, the Four C’s of Collaboration, and collaborative structures that support shared responsibility of multilingual learners. Teams will leave the workshop with access to tools and resources necessary for implementing collaborative structures at their site around the needs of their multilingual learners.

During this workshop, participants will:

  • Build on the linguistic, experiential, cultural, and socio-emotional assets of multilingual learners
  • Develop a shared understanding of how academic language develops in a variety of program models
  • Explore key steps and strategies for co-planning and using assessment data
  • Develop instructional plans to meet the individual needs of multilingual learners


Day 1

    • Working agreements and goals for collaboration
    • Solutions-based approach, asset-based language models, Can Do Philosophy
    • Key Uses, Academic Language
    • Meaning-making, Student/teacher discourse moves

Day 2

    • Meaning-making, sociocultural context, and collaborative assessment
    • Partner teaching models and implementation plans
    • Four C’s of Collaboration: paradigm shifts
    • Assessing and using assessment data for partnered planning
    • Reflection and action planning

Interested in bringing this workshop to your school or district?

Contact us
for prices and scheduling.

Upcoming Events


Jan 27, 2021
1:00pm-3:00pm CST
Cost: $100

Webinar - We Love Educators Institute

Feb 18, 2021
11:00am-1:00pm CST
Cost: $50

Webinar - We Love Educators Institute

Feb 19, 2021
4:00pm-6:00pm CST
Cost: $50