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Become a Coach

The Interactivity Foundation offers regular trainings for educators or community members to become a Collaborative Discussion Coach. After this training, coaches will be able to design and offer their own certificate program in classrooms, communities, or workplaces.

What does a Collaborative Discussion Coach Training include?

15 hours of engagement, small group design, & interactive participation designed to

  1. Introduce participants to key collaborative discussion concepts

  2. Dive deep into the Collaborative Discussion Toolkit and IF pedagogy

  3. Model how to facilitate collaborative discussion activities

  4. Share practical and ready-to-use collaborative discussion resources

  5. Practice collaborative discussion skills and habits in small working teams

  6. Connect participants in a learning experience and broader community of practice

  7. Share a standard certificate program template, which participants have the option of modifying to fit their own needs

Propose a Cohort Training for Your Team or Community!

Upcoming Trainings

  • Summer 2024 IF Collaborative Discussion Coach Training
    Summer 2024 IF Collaborative Discussion Coach Training
    Applications Closed
    Wed, May 29
    Virtual Training via Zoom
    May 29, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT – Jun 04, 2024, 3:00 PM EDT
    Virtual Training via Zoom
    May 29, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT – Jun 04, 2024, 3:00 PM EDT
    Virtual Training via Zoom
    The training is now full. Please check the event description for a link to join a waitlist for future trainings. The training will run from May 29 to June 4 (excluding Saturday and Sunday), from 12 pm - 3 pm (eastern).
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  • Monthly Community of Practice Gathering
    Monthly Community of Practice Gathering
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jun 20
    Virtual Gathering via Zoom
    Jun 20, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
    Virtual Gathering via Zoom
    Jun 20, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
    Virtual Gathering via Zoom
    Topics: 1) How to create a member account on the CDP website 2) Overview of members only pages, including coach only resources 3) How to offer certificate programs, including a review of the updated process, administrative support we offer, and any questions you may have after your training
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  • Student Collaborative Discussion Coach Training
    Student Collaborative Discussion Coach Training
    Time is TBD
    Online Training via Zoom
    Time is TBD
    Online Training via Zoom
    Time is TBD
    Online Training via Zoom
    More information coming soon!
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