These notes outline the goal and objectives of each workshop, the necessary materials, the preparation needed, and learning activities conducted during the trainings for the five disciplines (Arabic, English, Math, Science, and Technology). The notes model the principles of “Learning Circle” development, “Action Research”, and “Portfolio of Professional Practice” use. The agenda describes a participatory enhancement design where participants practice the essential techniques. The agenda details how to introduce and work with the tools mentioned above.
Teacher educators participate in LCs that involve four workshop sessions, action research projects, and on-going intersession meetings in order to master LC development, action research, and portfolio strategies that they will then implement with grades 5-10 teachers through in-service modules. Workshop 1 highlights the methodology and design of the TEEP: TEEP LC development, AR inquiry cycle, and Portfolio of Professional Practice: