Virtual Facilitator Institute 

  • July 12-15, 2021
  • Elementary & Secondary
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Date & Time

  • July 12 - 15, 2021
  • 8:30AM - 4:00PM


  • Virtual via Zoom
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  • $1,595 per person until 4/30/21,
  • $1,695 per person after 4/30/21,
  • $1,895 per person after 5/31/21
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Introduction to ADI Facilitator Institute

  • This four-day institute is designed for district science supervisors, instructional coaches, science specialists, or teachers who want to learn how to facilitate an Introduction to ADI workshop for elementary and secondary teachers. The Introduction to ADI workshops are designed to help teachers develop the knowledge and skills needed to start using the Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI) instructional model. ​
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Days 1 and 2

  • Learn about ADI by participating in the ADI Introductory Two Day workshop.
  • Experience two different ADI lab investigations from start to finish.
  • Learn about the nature of arguments in science.
  • See how ADI is aligned with state and national standards for Science and English-Language Arts.
  • Learn about ways to support the needs of different students during each stage of the approach.

Days 3 and 4

Practice teaching a portion of an Introductory ADI workshop

  • Try out what you have learned.
  • Get feedback from the course instructor.

Plan an ADI Introductory workshop under the guidance of the institute instructor

  • Determine when to offer it and who should attend.
  • Discuss ways to get teacher buy-in.
  • Preparing for potential obstacles to implementation.

Trainer Materials

Included in Your Registration

  • 4 Days of hands-on ADI Training via Zoom
  • Training materials to take with you to help you train teachers in your school or district (includes handouts and ADI Training PowerPoint) with a license to use the training materials for two years.
  • Trainer Pack.
  • Daily Q & A session with the facilitator.
  • ADI Trainer Certification.
  • 10% Discount for you and your colleagues at the ADI Store.

Trainer Pack Includes

  • Group Lanyards
  • Back Pocket Question Cards
  • ADI Posters
  • Argument Cards
  • Peer Review Cards
  • Time Cards
  • Teacher Question Cards
  • Two ADI Lab Kits


  • $1,595 per person until April 30, 2021
  • $1,695 per person after April 30, 2021
  • $1,895 per person after May 31, 2021
  • Stay Friday (7/16/21) for the Coaching Institute for $195 per person (savings of $55)

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