Build More Equity Into Your Teaching with Britannica’s Online PLC
March 10, 2021
Culturally responsive teaching has never been more important.
Learn more about Britannica Digital Learning’s Professional Learning Cohort: Culturally Responsive Instruction in a Blended Learning Environment.
Global pandemic. Racial injustice. Supercharged politics. It’s no wonder many educators struggle to address current events and issues related to diversity with their students. The need for culturally responsive teaching has never been greater. But where do we start? Who will support us along the way?
Britannica Digital Learning’s Professional Learning Cohort: Culturally Responsive Instruction in a Blended Learning Environment is designed to support K-12 teachers, administrators, and curriculum leaders who want to bring more equity and inclusivity into their schools.
Why a PLC format?
Britannica Digital Learning’s professional learning cohort (PLC) provides a safe space for professional educators to study, collaborate, and engage in meaningful conversations around culturally responsive instruction (CRI) in a supportive community.
What will I learn?
Britannica’s PLC will help you:
How do I get started?
Our next spring cohort begins Wednesday, April 7. Complete this form to connect with a sales rep and learn more about joining the April cohort or setting up a custom cohort for your school or district.
We offer bundled pricing and tiered discounts for purchases of 10 seats or more.
Prices below reflect 50% off list prices for cohort seats purchased before May 1, 2021.
How does the course work?
You will meet with your PLC in four, one-hour virtual sessions over three months. Meetings will include a main session webinar, small group breakout sessions, and guided practice to help you try strategies in your own classroom. In addition, each session requires a few hours of independent reading and reflection. All sessions will be recorded to provide both synchronous and asynchronous options.
Here’s a sample of the content that will be covered by the PLC:
Here are the live session dates for upcoming cohorts:
- March 10th @ 4 PM CST
- March 24th @ 4 PM CST
- April 14th @ 4 PM CST
- May 5th @ 4 PM CST
- April 7th @ 4 PM CST
- April 21st @ 4 PM CST
- May 12th @ 4 PM CST
- June 2nd @ 4 PM CST
What resources and tools will I receive?
Britannica Digital Learning’s PLC provides teachers with a variety of resources and tools, such as:
Will I receive professional learning credit?
Britannica’s PLC is an outcomes-based professional learning experience. Throughout the course, you will collect artifacts of learning that demonstrate your mastery of CRI. Upon completion, you receive a certificate indicating 6 hours of Professional Learning.
For more than 20 years, Britannica’s education consultants and curriculum experts have collaborated with schools under the belief that voices deserve to be heard, truth deserves to be discovered, and knowledge deserves to be shared.
Want to learn more?
Click here to watch our recent edWebinar, which provides a sampling of the content covered in our CRI cohort. The webinar also features two Fall 2020 cohort participants and how they have been able to apply CRI strategies in their classrooms.