Our train-the-trainer workshops prepare instructional leaders to deliver high-quality training on Teach Like a Champion  and Practice Perfect  techniques.

Reading Reconsidered

Join facilitators Doug Lemov, Erica Woolway, and Maggie Johnson to learn our most up-to-date guidance on reading as described in Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction.

By providing concrete techniques teachers can use immediately, this workshop tackles one of today’s most urgent challenges: the distinct demands of closing the achievement gap in literacy. This “hands-on” workshop provides instructional leaders with the tools to deliver high quality literacy training and to help drive results.


-An understanding of a variety of instructional techniques that support students in becoming university ready readers

-A framework for analyzing text complexity and selecting texts beyond lexile level

-Practice activities that broaden and strengthen teachers’ capacity to lead literacy instruction in English Language Arts and across all content areas

-Access to over 50 clips and analysis talking points that demonstrate Reading Reconsidered techniques in action


-Close Reading — Techniques for teaching students how to unpack meaning from texts that are above their comfort level.

-Embedding Non-Fiction
 — How to ensure reading non-fiction is engaging to students and useful in reducing the knowledge deficit

-Implicit Vocabulary
 — How to teach and reinforce vocabulary acquisition during reading

-Writing for Reading
 — How to leverage the synergies between reading and writing to prepare students to be excellent writers as well as readers

-Maximizing Road Miles — The amount of reading students do, through a balance of oral and silent reading)


Attendees will leave prepared with the video clips discussed at the workshop, as well as additional training materials, including:

-Full description of all techniques, methods, and practice activities covered in the training

-Talking points for each video clip

-Additional clips with complete talking points

-Lesson plans for school-wide and individual PD activities to help leaders train teachers

-Aligned coaching tools and other materials to maximize teacher development


Our workshops are delivered in a “Train the Trainer” model. We prepare instructional leaders and school leadership teams to deliver excellent training on Teach Like a Champion 2.0, Reading Reconsidered, and Practice Perfect techniques. We typically recommend this workshop for teachers, literacy specialists, and leaders who work in Year 3 through secondary schools.  Schools usually send a team of two to five instructional leaders and teachers.


The price for this workshop is 640£ for the training and 640£ per school license.

Workshop (per person) $1,000

Licensing (one per school) $1,000


Location TBD London, England

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