Professional Development

To be effective, school teachers need to be lifelong learners. Quality professional development for teachers can help them to continue honing their skills. In turn, quality professional development can be measured by the impact it has on student outcomes. At The Wise Thought Foundation, we believe that every schoolteacher should invest in quality ongoing professional development. Thus, we design and implement workshops and seminars that are tailored to meet the diverse needs of schoolteachers who are committed to the success of their students. We provide professional development in the areas of inclusive education and behavior management within the context of multitiered systems of support.

Professional Development for School Teachers

  • Foundation of Special Education
  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs)
  • Positive Behavior Support and Interventions
  • Classroom Management
  • Assessments
  • Data-based decision making
  • Scientific Research Methodology Parametric and Non-parametric data analyses
  • Choosing the right statistical analysis tool
  • Alignment of Assessment to Learning Outcomes using Blueprint
  • Assessment and Constructive Feedback
  • Analyzing and Reading Test’s Results
  • Effective Assessment Methods
  • Using MCQs to assess High-Level Thinking
  • Basics of Writing Test Questions
  • Classroom Communication Skills
  • Assessment Strategies in Higher Education

Developing Special Education Programs

  • Help to develop special education programs in schools and other institutions of learning
  • Help ministries or departments of education in developing countries to develop special education programs
  • Provide intensive training to teachers on inclusive education
  • Help universities in developing countries develop special education teacher preparation programs