​​​​There are a lot of options when it comes to professional learning, with many of the options leaving little to no impact on systematic and strategic implementation.  Seward Consulting will work alongside your leadership team to focus on specific goals: building a plan for all learners, refining based on a shared focus, and rethinking to simplify.

Due to this unique way of working, Seward Consulting provides teachers and administrators unique, realistic, and empowering permission: to become our best for students and each other.

Let's simplify our complex work.  We will cut through the clutter of initiatives and programs that produce a list of "things" we should be doing, and instead focus on intentional, strategic, and purposeful adaptations to our current rarities.

Seward Consulting believes that teachers and administrators, together, hold the answers to their success… if this excites you and is aligned with your beliefs, we need to get in touch!

IMPACTING Adult &  Student Learning 

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OPTIONS  I   OUTCOMES  I   RESULTS

Learning Designed forYou 

EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

SEWARD CONSULTING

A Structure that Works

ENGAGE THINKING. SET FOCUS.

  • connect background knowledge to content to be explored

TEACH. LEARN. EXPLORE.

  • Knowing your purpose/goals/outcome
  • Focus on a shared process baed on research, data, content, text or ideas
  • Coach thinking through paraphrasing, pausing, and questioning

REFLECT. SET GOALS.

  • take time to reflect on content, process, and next steps toward integration of learning

EXECUTIVE COACHING & MENTORING

  • Coaching, collaborating, & consulting with district & building leaders.
  • Coaching, collaborating, & consulting with individual teachers & teacher teams.
  • Providing effective and strategic feedback for teacher observation, evaluation, & growth.

LARGE & SMALL GROUP TRAINING INSTITUTES

__STRATEGIC TEACHING & GOAL FOCUSED LEADERSHIP __

  • Adaptive Schools Seminars® http://www.thinkingcollaborative.com
  • Classroom strategies to promote student leaning
  • Lab classroom training (teachers learning with teachers through in-class observations)
  • Professional learning communities: structures & processes to support collaboration
  • District & building instructional rounds: school-wide collaboration focused on an area of growth
  • Data analysis & planning: developing groups though data dialogue
  • MTSS: systems implementation of curriculum, assessment, and instruction 
  • Collaborative structures to support a culture of shared ownership
  • Gradual Release of Responsibility
  • Workshop practices (PreK-12 Reading, Writing, Math)
  • Reading diagnostics and guided reading (PreK-5)
  • 1-1 and small group conferring
  • Data dialogue for districts, schools, teacher teams, and individuals
  • ​Making the school improvement process come alive for ALL learners