Professional Development at RBT

Making Student Thinking Visible (MSTV 18-185.1)


Online course

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Making Student Thinking Visible Online Course

RBT, with our partner Knowledge Delivery Systems, recently launched an online course "Making Student Thinking Visible", described below.

In this 45-hour online course you will learn skills used to Make Students Thinking Visible (MSTV). You will hear from Jon Saphier, founder and president of Research for Better Teaching, Inc., and Lucy West, Founder of Metamorphosis TLC, on the concepts, embedded values, and operating principles of MSTV. You will explore in depth these principles and practice building a robust talk environment that builds student confidence and extends their capacity to manage discussions. Along the way you will learn about teaching habits that have to change and about the preparation and planning needed to fully integrate MSTV into your classroom. 

Audit the course.

This option includes no grading or coaching.  In addition, it is not eligible for graduate credit or Massachusetts professional development points.  The course should be completed within two months.

          Audit Version:      $279 per participant  

To register larger groups of teachers, please call (978) 263-9449 or email to reach an RBT Client Services Representative who can assist you with your registration.




This version of the course is not available for credit. Please see the Coached version of the course if you wish to be eligible for three graduate credits.