Do you want to learn how to maximize student engagement and learning with active participation in your lessons?

Then we have 3 workshops for you!

Region 13 is offering three workshops based on Anita Archer and Charles Hughes’ book, Explicit
Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching. Ramp up your classroom instruction and join us for one or even better, all three days. These workshops are relevant for elementary as well as secondary teachers in general education and special education. Participants attending one or more of the workshops in this course will receive a copy of Explicit Instruction and special education teachers receive a discount! So please come join us for one or even all three days of learning and fun.

For discount information please contact Vicky Yarbrough at 512-919-5494 or email


Explicit Instruction: Designing Lessons for Active Participation (FA1533178) December 3rd

This workshop explores the foundations of Explicit Instruction. Using an explicit instructional approach, you’ll learn to design organized lessons focused on strategies, skills, vocabulary and content.

Explicit Instruction: Delivering Lessons with Active Participation (SP1633658) January 13th

This workshop is for elementary and secondary teachers and focuses on the “art of teaching.” You’ll learn to deliver organized lessons focused on eliciting student responses through careful monitoring using corrective and affirmative feedback.

Explicit Instruction: Classroom Management for Active Participation (SP1633179) February 18th

In order for any classroom to successfully implement Explicit Instruction, classroom management is key. In this workshop you’ll learn a four step process for explicitly teaching rules to your students, how to teach content rules as “if…then” statements and how to make your classroom climate both orderly and positive.

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