Entries by Educational Epiphany

Unraveling the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics

The mathematics standards outline what students should know and be able to do; however, in order to promote significant student achievement, the complexity of the standards require that teachers have expert knowledge of the nuances of each standard and a new generation of instructional materials complete with common instructional language and tools for building conceptual […]

Restructuring the Special Education Department

Meeting the complex and unique needs of students with special needs is quite a task; yet it is entirely achievable. Effective support for this population of learners requires a coordinated effort on the part of a network of informed faculty and staff with specialized knowledge and skills. This impactful workshop will assist your administrative team […]

Restructuring the Student Services Department

Many students who attend our nation’s schools have complex social, emotional, and developmental needs. However, far too many schools have a reactionary approach to student services. This workshop will equip your school’s related service providers (e.g., guidance counselors, school psychologist, pupil personnel worker, social worker, special education department chair, attendance monitor, etc.,) with tools and […]

Diminishing the Impact of a Struggling Teachers on School Performance

No teacher wants to be unsuccessful in the classroom and school leaders can ill-afford to have even one classroom in which the quality of daily instruction is at risk. Educational Epiphany will provide intense, one-on-one, content-specific and pedagogical professional development for individual teachers struggling to effectively manage the demands of lesson planning, delivering quality-first instruction […]

Ensuring Gains Among English Language Learners

Language acquisition and skill development can take place simultaneously. For that reason, students who speak English as a second language can be taught “how to read” and “how to read to learn” in concurrently without sacrificing either. This workshop series, for teachers of all content areas, will equip teachers struggling to meet the complex needs […]

Meeting the Complex Needs of Students with IEPs

Although few will admit it publically, students with special needs are often educated in classrooms characterized by lowered expectations and diminished exposure to the curriculum through the pull-out/resource class model. Even in the inclusion model, students who need targeted support and explicit instruction are often recipients of diluted expectations. This workshop series will provide participants […]

Developing Action Plans for Teaching in the Tested Content Areas

Any given school year, schools inherit a population of students who are promoted to the next grade without having mastered foundational skills/concepts taught in previous grades. Consequently, these students enter the grade level at a disadvantage for acquiring mastery of new, grade-level skills/concepts and are at a greater risk for falling even further behind their […]