Dallas Train the Trainer Institute

  • Dates:
  • Monday, July 15 - Thursday, July 18, 2019
  • Time:
  • 8:30 am – 4:00pm each day

Date & Time

  • Monday, July 15 - Thursday, July 18, 2019
  • 8:30 am – 4:00pm, each day


Registration Fee

$1595 per person (Register by: 5/31/19), $1695 per person (Registrations after: 5/31/19)

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Train the Trainer Institute

This four-day institute is designed to help district science supervisors, instructional coaches and science teachers develop the knowledge and skills needed to be able to host an introductory ADI workshop for teachers in their own district. The Introduction to ADI workshops are designed to introduce teachers to the Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI) instructional model. ​

Letter for Administrators


Days 1 and 2

Learn about ADI by participating in an Introduction to ADI 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 ADI Introductory Workshop

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

Plan an ADI 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.

Costs & What's Included

Included in your registration

  • 4 Days of hands-on ADI Training (7 hours each day)
  • 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 ($270 value).
  • One ADI book of your choice.
  • Daily Q & A session.
  • ADI Trainer Certification.
  • 10% Discount for you and your colleagues at the ADI Store.
  • Morning & Afternoon Snacks.
  • All day beverages (coffee and tea).

Trainer Pack Includes:

  • Group Lanyards

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

Travel Information

Airport Information

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is 12 miles from the Train the Trainer location and Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) is 20 miles from the Train the Trainer location.

Hotel Information

If you are traveling from out of town, we suggest staying at the Hyatt Place Dallas/Arlington.

  • 2380 E. Road to Six Flags Street
  • Arlington, Texas, 76011

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