MAVERIK EDUCATION LLC provides continuous professional development for teachers and school leaders on research-based best practices and creative instructional methods that will challenge students to demonstrate higher order thinking and communicate depth of knowledge.  Teacher PD, seminars, trainings, and workshops can be presented as half-day or full-day in-services and be provided continuously throughout the academic year.


MAVERIK EDUCATION LLC has conducted and facilitated professional development seminars and workshops at numerous national, state, and regional education conferences hosted by organizations such as ASCD, Learning Forward, the College Board, the New Teacher Center, the Southern Region Education Board, the Association for Middle Level Education, and the National Association for Gifted Children.   We have also been a featured and keynote speaker at conferences focusing on Title I, gifted education, English language leaRners, dropout prevention, guidance counseling, and social work.  We have also conducted seminars and workshops internationally in Canada, Dubai, and Singapore.

Trainings for teachers and school leaders

Now THAT'S a Good Question!

How does a good question prompt and encourage students to think deeply and express and share the depth and extent of their learning?  Learn how develop and pose good questions that will challenge students to demonstrate higher levels of thinking and communicate depth of knowledge.

Knowing Is Half the Battle!

 How can we engage and encourage students to think deeply and express and share the depth and extend of their learning?  Learn how to develop learning experience that promote cognitive rigor by challenging students to demonstrate higher order thinking and communicate depth of knowledge.

What Exactly Is D.O.K.?

What exactly is depth of knowledge?  Learn how depth of knowledge designates the cognitive demand of standards and assessments and how Webb's D.O.K. Levels can be used as a means to code and compare standards and assessments, a measure of cognitive rigor, and a model for teaching and learning.

Inquiry-Based Learning

How could grade level expectations be assessed and evaluated accurately and authentically?  Learn how to rephrase the performance objectives of academic standards and learning activities and assessments into good questions that will set the instructional focus, serve as assessments, and personalize standards-based teaching and learning experiences.

R.E.I.D. to Learn

How can students learn to acquire  the information they need to develop into deeper knowledge they can transfer, use, and share in their own unique way?  Learn how to deliver teaching and learning experiences that will engage students to read and research, examine and explain, investigate and inquire, and  develop and demonstrate talent and thinking.

P.I.P.E.S

How can we  deliver deeper teaching and learning experiences that promote critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication, curiosity, and connections beyond the classroom?  Learn how to use  the P.I.P.E.S. methods: problem-based, inquiry-based, project-based, expeditionary, and service learning.

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