HIVE 2021 Dates Announced

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HIVE Conference 2021

After a sold-out conference in 2020, HIVE returns virtually to bring the educator community an opportunity to come together and engage in a collective conversation around the path forward.

With immersive sessions over five days, our entire professional learning event, including all coffee chats, thought-provoking keynotes and interactive workshops will be hosted via the Zoom platform. Each session will be live and recorded for future playback.

Why Attend HIVE? 

At HIVE 2021, you can expect:
  • Several sessions of professional learning, facilitated by authors/experts/users of the curriculum 
  • Earn a certificate of completion for 25 hours of professional learning
  • Opportunity to connect with the expert authors of our curricula 
  • Enlightening keynotes by K–12 experts
  • Connect with other practitioners who believe in the power of high-quality curricula virtually and through interactive exercises
  • Become part of the Open Up Resources community which serves as a support network throughout the school year
  • All cohorts will be smaller to maximize interactions and learning
  • Sessions will incorporate best practices for remote learning to model the possibilities of using the curriculum digitally with students

Pathways Overview

Open Up Resources
6–8 School Math
Open Up Resources
High School Math

Math Pathways

OUR 6-8 Math: Deeper Dive

Participants will collaborate with colleagues and facilitators to share and gather strategies used to address common challenges (ie. pacing, student discourse, using assessments to measure and monitor learning, grading…), explore the development of number sense through the building of conceptual understanding and fluency, refine the problem-solving approach within OUR lessons, and strengthen MLR techniques to increase access for ALL students.  

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OUR 6-8 Math: Community Pathway: Growing Together

Participants will engage in sessions that strategically grow practice by problem solving, working through implementation challenges, and walking through identified problems of practice. Master teachers provide a safe space for growth, fellowship, and collaborative professional learning.  Teachers will leave with ready to implement strategies and resources to use in their own classroom.

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OUR Math 6-12: Administrators

Administrators will engage in professional learning grounded in OUR Mathematics principles, structures, and instructional routines.  Participants gain experiences with an OUR lesson by reviewing classroom videos.  Leaders then collaborate to develop support protocols for conscientious implementation of Math Language Routines, Math Talks, and other practices rooted in research found in OUR curricula.  

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OUR Math 6-12: Coaches

Coaches will engage in professional learning grounded in supporting individual teachers and,or teams with efficacious implementation of OUR curricula.  Learning will be grounded in exploring capacity building protocols grounded in OUR principles and instructional routines.  Coaches will review instructional videos and collaborate with peers to develop a growth plan for teachers.

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OUR Grade 6 Math: Diving in

Participants will explore OUR 6-8 Math Curriculum materials in order to build a deeper understanding of problem-based learning, identify resources that can be used to communicate with families, understand the progression of learning for a course, a unit, and a lesson, and identify how to use OUR instructional routines to increase discourse and access for ALL students. During the sessions, various platforms for accessing the curriculum will be explored, including the OUR site and Kiddom.

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OUR Grade 7 Math: Diving in

Participants will explore OUR 6-8 Math Curriculum materials in order to build a deeper understanding of problem-based learning, identify resources that can be used to communicate with families, understand the progression of learning for a course, a unit, and a lesson, and identify how to use OUR instructional routines to increase discourse and access for ALL students. During the sessions, various platforms for accessing the curriculum will be explored, including the OUR site and Kiddom.

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OUR Grade 8 Math: Diving in

Participants will explore OUR 6-8 Math Curriculum materials in order to build a deeper understanding of problem-based learning, identify resources that can be used to communicate with families, understand the progression of learning for a course, a unit, and a lesson, and identify how to use OUR instructional routines to increase discourse and access for ALL students. During the sessions, various platforms for accessing the curriculum will be explored, including the OUR site and Kiddom.

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OUR HS Math: Diving In

Sessions will focus on teaching with the Comprehensive Mathematics Instruction (CMI) Framework along with using the Effective Teaching Practices, Standards for Math Practice, and the Five Practices for facilitating discourse to revolutionize mathematics teaching and learning.  Teachers will learn to use the Learning Cycle-based lesson design to help students develop procedural fluency with conceptual understanding by doing a deep-dive of Module One. This workshop will provide teachers with the sequence of modules and topics and demonstrate how these materials capture the vision of the Core Standards for High School Mathematics. 

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OUR HS Math: Deeper Dive

Sessions encourage teachers to take next steps in adjusting  and improving their instruction by experiencing the curriculum in-depth. The facilitators will model how to  implement the tasks focusing on the Learning Cycle and eliciting student thinking to achieve learning goals using videos from the field, student work, and modeling. Teachers will have the opportunity to dig into the big  ideas of the Learning Cycle in 1-2 modules by experiencing each task and understanding the progression of  learning for students. 

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EL Education K–8
Language Arts
Bookworms K–5
Reading & Writing

ELA Pathways

EL K-8:  Leadership

This service provides a model and support for leadership learning walks designed for administrators and teacher leaders.  A consultant provides instructional leaders with an overview of Open Up Resources EL Education K-5 Language Arts along with an observation protocol that focuses on critical features of program content and delivery.  The consultant leads focused discussions with instructional leaders based on an analysis of visits to selected classrooms to monitor program implementation.  The consultant supports site leadership to have the knowledge, tools and confidence to lead sustained literacy improvement efforts.

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EL K-8: Deeper Dive

These sessions provide teachers with the rationale, research and procedures for evidence-based practices that support strengthening ELA. Participants will build and enhance their knowledge of evidence-based practices found in OUR curricula and will do a “deep dive” into their grade level resources and lessons.

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 EL K-8: Community

Educators experienced with implementing the Open Up Resources K–(5 or 8) EL Education for 2+ years are the perfect fit for the Community Pathway at HIVE! This pathway asks teachers to dive deeper into the curriculum’s content, reflect on successes and challenges in facilitation, and learn ways to better their practice for the upcoming school year. Teachers and leaders will collaborate with the Community Coaches to create resources to use in the classroom with their learners. Best practices and grade-level work, including protocols, learning targets and assessments, Language Dives, fluency, and writing, will be dissected and investigated, as well!

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EL K-2: Diving in

Participants will engage with OUR materials to build a solid overview of the EL Education curriculum.  Throughout the series, educators will dig into essential components to understand the rationale, structure, and resources that are available to support them with curriculum implementation. Educators will engage in planning processes with templates in order to build their understanding of how the curriculum supports literacy skills over time.  Throughout the session, participants will be able to see how to access the curriculum materials through Kiddom, a platform that supports educators in planning and collecting data with Open Up materials. 

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EL 6-8: Diving In

Participants will engage with OUR materials to build a solid overview of the EL Education curriculum.  Throughout the series, educators will dig into essential components to understand the rationale, structure, and resources that are available to support them with curriculum implementation. Educators will engage in planning processes with templates in order to build their understanding of how the curriculum supports literacy skills over time.  Throughout the session, participants will be able to see how to access the curriculum materials through Kiddom, a platform that supports educators in planning and collecting data with Open Up materials. 

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Bookworms K–2 Deeper Dive

We will deepen your understanding of the curriculum design and its research base.  We will plan separate cohorts for principals and coaches, teachers of kindergarten and first grade, and teachers of second through fifth grade. Each day, we will have a specific focus: making the most of word study, linking fluency and comprehension, evaluating written responses, unpacking the scope and sequence of our writing instruction, and making the most of language and grammar instruction.  

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Bookworms 3–5  Deeper Dive

We will deepen your understanding of the curriculum design and its research base.  We will plan separate cohorts for principals and coaches, teachers of kindergarten and first grade, and teachers of second through fifth grade. Each day, we will have a specific focus: making the most of word study, linking fluency and comprehension, evaluating written responses, unpacking the scope and sequence of our writing instruction, and making the most of language and grammar instruction.  

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Bookworms DI Block for New and Experienced Users

We will welcome users to the science of reading!  We will introduce the cognitive model of reading assessment, show you how to group children with simple assessments, show you how and why to build phonological awareness and alphabet knowledge, build your skills as an excellent teacher of decoding, and introduce flexible planning frames for students who need extra fluency support and those whose foundational skills are already strong.

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Which Pathway is right for me? 

Diving In

Teachers who:
  • Are new to implementing OUR curricula
  • Are unfamiliar with student centered pedagogy that enhances discourse
  • Are unfamiliar with OUR principles, curricula structures, and/or instructional routines

Deeper Dive

Teachers who:
  • Have conscientiously implemented OUR for a year+
  • Want to refine OUR instructional routines to increase student engagement through discourse
  • Want to develop instructional routines to increase access for ALL students

Community

Teachers who:
  • Have conscientiously implemented OUR for 2+ years
  • Want to refine OUR instructional routines to assure needs of diverse learners are being met
  • Increase instructional sophistication to elevate dialogue the promotes learning for all

School Leaders: Admin

Administrators who:
  • Want to gain a deeper understanding of OUR curricula
  • Want to develop strategies to support with efficacious implementation of OUR curricula

School Leaders: Coaches

Leaders who:
  • Want to gain a deeper understanding of OUR curricula
  • Want to develop coaching strategies to support professional learning communities or teachers with OUR curricula implementation
  • Want to develop strategies to build educator capacity using OUR curricula

Meet the Speakers

Cathery Yeh
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Nicola Scheib
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Jose Vilson
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Baruti Kafele
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LaTrayl Adams
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Dr. Amy Whitener
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Kia Myrick McDaniel
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Registration Pricing

Pricing

$349 – Early Bird until May 1
$449 – Tier 1 Until June 1st
$549 – Tier 2 After June 1st

Prices rise at 11:59 PM ET
on the day listed above.

Discounted Tickets

Group Discount
  • For districts registering 10+ people on the same purchase order
  • $25 off per registration
Community Pathway Discount:
  • Available for teachers that submitted materials to Community Created Resources. Only valid for materials submitted by May 15, 2021. 
  • $50 off per registration
  • Discount must be applied at the time of purchase (no refunds)

Districts and attendees wishing to qualify for discounts
should email [email protected] for information

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ELA:

Monday – Friday
July 19 – 23, 2021

Bookworms K-5 Language Arts
EL Education K-8 Language Arts