De novo Learning, Inc uses face-to-face and blended models to provide instructional coaching to teachers as well as to train instructional coaches in strategies to employ with their own teachers. Whether you are just starting an instructional coaching program and need group PD or you are looking to refine coaching skills in a content areas such as ELA or mathematics, we can help you! All coaching professional development is customized to meet the specific needs of each individual client. We highly recommend that coaching support be included in all customized training programs.
We have a well-balanced team of content experts who can tailor trainings to your needs. Whether it is early literacy, math strategies or ELL programs, we can meet your needs! Our consultants are experts in Guided Reading, Six Traits of Writing, Common Core Math, Next Generation Science, and much more. Ask us about recent projects that we have conducted around the world including a multi-year program in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands working with teachers and students to improve reading.
Instructional Leadership and Continuous Improvement
De novo Learning has developed a proprietary framework for school turnaround. This model uses the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence and current research in best-practices to work with organizations to help them align their resources; identify strengths and opportunities for improvement; improve communication, productivity, and effectiveness; and achieve strategic goals. We believe excellence is a journey, not a destination.
Common Core State Standards
De novo Learning consultants offer targeted professional development and assistance to build shared understanding of the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics. We focus our work on their implications for instruction. All programs are customized to meet the needs of individual schools or districts. Our innovative instructional coaching will be built into your personalized program.
Research shows that there is a lack of training in assessment literacy for pre-service teachers, in-service teachers, and administrators. De novo Learning offers opportunities to learn about the principles of sound assessment, particularly Assessment for Learning and Assessment of Learning.
Curriculum and Standards Alignment
De novo Learning consultants work with district and school teams of educators to identify learning objectives aligned with the standards and create customized curriculum maps to meet specific needs of that school or district.
Language Acquisition/Cultural Integration
We are so excited to bring our newest program to schools throughout the world. Using the neurolinguistic approach to language acquisition, we can train your teachers to use research-based strategies to make the language classroom an authentic setting for integrating culture and expanding oral language development.