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Aug 11

TCAT: Knoxville

August 11 - August 12

Date: August 11-12, 2022

Time: 8-4


In this introductory workshop, you will explore the instructional strategies of master educators.  The Mockingbird Methodology is a responsive teaching approach that meets the biopsychosocial needs of vulnerable learners.  The  approach focuses on teaching vulnerable learners and helps educators improve mastery in three critical roles–facilitation, coaching, and mentoring. 

Strategies are research based and focus on making learning…




Psychologically Safe

Socially non-threatening

The 2-day workshop focuses on research, strategy, and application.




Methodology Introduction Workshop ONSITE WORKSHOP

You will be given a registration code for the ECHO membership.  You can sign in or register here.  

Participants explore the WHATWHY, and HOW for strategies and engage in an experiential learning experience that provides a model for the methodology approach.

Meet Tamara Thompson
Tamara Thompson, M.S., is CEO and founder of Mockingbird Education. She is an award-winning educator and has received state and national recognition for both instruction and curriculum.
Tamara is a former 2003 Teacher of the Year for the Austin area, a recipient of the Michael Jordan Foundation’s Innovation Grant Award, a recipient of Southern Poverty Law’s Teaching For Tolerance Grant Award, a former YBUSA Teacher Fellows and in 2010 was awarded a Research Doctoral Fellows at University of North Texas in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.


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August 12
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