Why attend a TCC Master Class? The next best thing to face-to-face professional learning, The Core Collaborative Master Class Webinar Series is your chance to partner with the nation's most influential thought leaders. Even better... they are FREE! Invite your team to collaborate and learn together or watch the Master Class on The Core Collaborative YouTube Channel. Download the slides post-webinar to review the learning and share your expertise! Webinars take place on the third Thursday of the month -- national holidays excluded.


The Art of Questioning

​Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 4:30 PM PT | 5:30 MT | 6:30 CT | 7:30 ET


All teachers ask questions every day. Literally hundreds of them. How, when, and what questions are posed in your classroom is critical. Join Connie Hamilton, the “Questioning Guru” to learn relevant, useful, and proven strategies that you and your colleagues can implement immediately.

You will learn:
• Strategies for approaching ""IDK"" responses
• Multiple ways to include the entire class in thinking
• Various tools for closing a lesson

There is an art and a science to effective questioning. This session will help you strengthen your delivery and facilitation of questioning to bring out the best thinking in your students.

Math Makes Sense

Available on YouTube

We all know that making sense of math is the goal of every teacher, principal, and parent. But have you ever thought about what this really means in terms of what WE were taught in school? This session will blow your mind as Ivan Alba helps you see “what you didn't know you didn't know.” Find out how math can be taught so students truly understand it visually, conceptually, and making connections to higher math learning. The discussion will be fun and light, but the learning will be deep and transformative for every participant involved.

In this session you will:

• Understand how visual drawings bring to light the way arithmetic and algebra work
• Determine what elementary and middle school algorithms directly support algebra in high school
• Learn mental models that empower both students and teachers to understand and love math more than ever

Belonging Through a Culture of Dignity: The Keys to Successful Equity Implementation

Available on YouTube!

For equity initiatives to succeed, educators must shape inclusive environments designed to foster a sense of belonging by honoring the dignity of every person. We must first identify and shrink gaps in belonging if we aspire to reduce and eliminate gaps in achievement. When students feel that they belong, their academic engagement increases and their negative behavior decreases. Join John Krownapple in exploring the concept of belonging and its centrality in schools and classrooms that work for every student.

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Enjoy one of our recent master classes by yourself or with your team!

Master Class Playlist


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You never have to miss a master class! The Master Class playlist on our YouTube channel has a video archive of past classes, so you can watch them for the first time or the twentieth!

Includes recent master classes such as:

• Belonging through a Culture of Dignity with John Krownapple

• Making the Shift: Using Storylines for Three Dimensional Learning with Dr. Jason Crean and Mrs. Kristin Rademaker

• Effective Teaming: The Learning Network, Structure, and Processes with Dr. Dave Horton

• Developing Positive Learner Identity with Kara Vandas

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