Gail Boushey and Allison Behne
Gail Boushey, co-founder of The 2 Sisters, with Allison Behne, UIU assistant professor of education and EDU 555 instructor and primary contributor and presenter with The 2 Sisters

The 2 Sisters

EDU 555 Launching Daily 5® and CAFE® and EDU 533 Launching Math Daily 3®

Launching Daily 5® and CAFE® and Launching Math Daily 3® are 3 credit, online graduate level courses. They are the only courses approved by The 2 Sisters, Gail Boushey and Joan Moser (authors of the books). These courses are online courses that will last eight weeks.

What is EDU 555?

Launching Daily 5® and CAFE® is a 3 credit, online graduate level course. It is the only course approved by The 2 Sisters, Gail Boushey and Joan Moser (authors of the books). This course is an online course that will last eight weeks. It is aimed at providing students with a foundational understanding of both Daily 5® and CAFE®. Emphasis will be placed on Daily 5® and CAFE® research-based practices in literacy instruction along with materials, methods, and skills used to teach students reading in grades K-8. Components examined include: classroom design, brain research, motivation in teaching and learning, developing independence, organizing student data, brief and detailed focused lessons, differentiation in the literacy classroom, moving from assessment to instruction, and monitoring student progress. Upon completion, practitioners will have the knowledge to successfully implement both Daily 5® and CAFE® in their own classrooms.

Download the syllabus for EDU 555 Launching Daily 5® and CAFE®

What is EDU 533?

Launching Math Daily 3® is a 3 credit, online graduate level course. It is the only Math Daily 3 course approved by The 2 Sisters, Gail Boushey and Joan Moser. This course is an online course that will last eight weeks. It is aimed at providing students with a foundational understanding of Math Daily 3. Emphasis will be placed on Math Daily 3 research-based instructional practices along with materials, methods, and skills used to teach students math in grades K-6. Components examined include: classroom design, brain research, motivation in teaching and learning, developing student independence, organizing student data, brief and detailed focused lessons, and differentiation in the mathematics classroom. Upon completion, practitioners will have the knowledge to successfully implement the Math Daily 3 framework in their own classrooms.

Download the syllabus for EDU 533 Launching Math Daily 3®

When does the next session begin?

Session 4: March 11 through May 2, 2019 (Registration opens November 30)
Session 5: May 13 through July 3, 2019 (Registration opens April 14)

How do I request to register for these classes?

Note: EDU 555 is offered sessions 1, 3, and 5.  EDU 533 is offered sessions 2, 4, and 6.

Date EDU 555 Launching
Daily 5® and CAFE® 
 
EDU 533 Launching Math Daily 3®  
Session 4 March 11 - May 2, 2019 Course not offered session 4 REQUEST to REGISTER
Session 5 May 13 - July 3, 2019 REQUEST TO REGISTER Course not offered session 5

Individuals who successfully submit their application will be contacted with additional information about completing the official registration process. Please be sure to check your spam folders to ensure you do not miss this information. Please allow 2-3 days for confirmation. 

Once you have submitted your application, please email a copy of your current teaching license to iecoperations@uiu.edu (if you do not have a copy of your current teaching license you can also provide a copy of your transcript showing your conferred degree in education).

Students are registered on a first-come, first-served basis.

How much does it cost? How do I pay?

Because of a special formal agreement with The 2 Sisters, Upper Iowa University is pleased to offer the courses EDU 533 Launching Math Daily 3® and EDU 555 Launching Daily 5® and CAFE® at a reduced tuition rate of $485 for each class. This rate does not apply to any other UIU graduate-level course. 

How do I pay? Once your application and license are received, you will be registered for the course. At that time, you will be provided with instructions via email to complete the payment process through the myUIU portal. Please note that no refunds will be issued after registration is complete. 

How Do I Request an Official Transcript?

When I complete the course, obtain my official transcript.

Questions?

I have questions about the Online Daily 5 and Daily 3 courses. For questions about the Daily 5 and Daily 3, 3-Credit Online courses – please contact Mariah Cushion at cushionm@uiu.edu or 563-425-5759.

I attended a 2 Sisters workshop and would like to receive credit. Where do I find that information? If you have questions about the one credit options that accompany The 2 Sisters workshops and online seminars, please contact Dr. Jill Buchan at buchanj@uiu.edu or 515-225-1800 or visit https://www.thedailycafe.com/articles/workshopseminar-credit

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