Creating a positive and collaborative classroom structure

Creating your Classroom Structure

6 week online Project GLAD® coaching course that teaches and extends 6 foundational strategies to create a positive and collaborative, language rich classroom structure.


OCTOBER 10- NOV 18, 2022

REGISTER - SITE (coming soon)
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The 2021/2022 school year session is completed. Additional dates are available solely for districts enrolling 3 or more sites.

Our classroom culture and structure sets the stage...

...for success with all the other strategies, lessons and learning experiences our students encounter.  

This practical 6 week course provides an introduction, refresher and extension to the foundational strategies needed within every Project GLAD® classroom for a positive and collaborative learning environment. 

When experienced as a site, Acceleration 101 gets everyone on the same page, builds connections among staff and provides the step by step tools to start strong and stay strong all year long.

Often referred to as the "non negotiable" strategies within GLAD®, this is the place to begin.  And oh, the places you'll go from here!

Key benefits from this course

  • An in depth understanding of 6 foundational Project GLAD strategies
  • Confidence with step by step clarity for teaching each strategy
  • A unified approach to building life skills within students - showing respect, making good decisions and solving problems
  • An academic method for motivating positive behavior sans sugar and bribery
  • The missing piece to make your teams and cooperative learning successful
  • Materials prepped and ready to use
  • Time saved with access to resources and templates
  • Feedback and connection from coaches and colleagues as you implement
  • A fresh burst of motivation and momentum

Creating structures for a positive and collaborative classroom culture

Zero Noise Signal

Focus students attention while building a culture of honor

Three Personal Standards

Build personal management skills to make good decisions, solve problems and show respect 

Literacy Awards

Reinforce positive behavior management with literacy rich study aids  

Cooperative Learning

Establish structures to promote positive interdependance and individual accountability among teams

TGraph for Social Skills

Teach social skills by identifying, practicing and articulating collaborative behaviors

Interactive Journals

Cultivate safe and authentic connections with students through ongoing dialogue in a journal format

But wait... there's more! You receive...

  • 6 foundational strategies
  • 28 coaching videos (average 2-8 minutes each)
  • Classroom demonstration videos
  • Weekly LIVE group coaching ZOOM sessions
  • Individual coaching within community hub
  • Strategy extensions
  • Guided preparation sessions
  • Setting the Stage Coaching Guide
  • Downloadable resources 
  • Community hub for sharing ideas, receiving feedback and multiplying resources
  • 18 clock hours/PDUs - depending on your district
  • Time commitment - approx 3-3.5 hours/week, if taking for clock hours/PDUs
  • 2 week bonus grace period for completing course requirements

ACCELERATE your 2022 school year with a refresher, extension or intro to the essential strategies all other strategies need to succeed.

REGISTER - SITE (coming soon)
REGISTER - INDIV (coming soon)