Professional Learning with WCTE

Even though the 2020 annual convention was cancelled due to COVID-19, WCTE is still committed to providing high-quality professional learning opportunities to ELA educators in Wisconsin. We hope you’ll join us for our Online Professional Learning series, which will provide several different opportunities at no cost to WCTE members.

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How Do We Learn Best – Embedding Authentic Choice and Voice
“How do I learn best?” is the question, Pernille Ripp and her students, explore all year throughout their work, personal monitoring and growth. In this session, based on the book Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students, 7th-grade teacher Pernille Ripp will help both novice and seasoned educators create a positive, interactive learning environment where students drive their own academic achievement by honoring the individual child… LEARN MORE
AUGUST 29, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Book Club with Pernille RippDetails coming soon. Read Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students along with the group before a discussion with Pernille as well as ongoing discussion with book club members via Facebook. November
Introduction to Wisconsin’s New ELA StandardsGet introduced to the new Wisconsin ELA standards and explore how to prepare yourself and your curriculum for implementation and allignment. We will begin by familiarizing you with the standards’ format and highlighting the important shifts in the new standards before discussing what the changes will mean for your students and your teaching. Zoom presentations and a private Facebook group for you to discuss and ask questions will have you prepared to tackle the updated standards in the next school year. April