DBQ Online Professional Development

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Self-Paced Professional Development Offerings

DBQ 101 Course Description:


Are your teachers new to DBQ but don’t have time to attend a live workshop? This self-paced course aims to familiarize teachers with The DBQ Project Method and how to make the process engaging and powerful for students. Participants will work through the steps of The DBQ Project Method at their own pace, pausing to reflect and practice along the way.


Participants will experience a DBQ from both the teacher and student perspective Activities are built into the course to engage the learner. Participants will learn how to set-up a class, enroll students, create an assignment, differentiate a lesson for various learners, and use the class management tools to provide formative feedback. Time and guidance for creating an implementation plan of their own will be provided. Whether teachers are using DBQ Online in live class or a distance learning environment, DBQ 101 will leave them excited to get started.


DBQ 101 The Basics


  • DBQ 101 is equivalent to our DBQ Full Day Introductory Workshop.
  • This self-paced course takes between 5-6 hours to complete.
  • Courses are available for elementary and secondary groups.
  • Courses are available at no charge to DBQ Online districts, throughout the pandemic.
  • Contact your state lead or dbqprojectpd@dbqproject.com to set-up a course for your teachers.

Getting Started with DBQ Online Course Description


Are your teachers veteran DBQers, who just need to know how to use the DBQ Online Platform? Participants will learn how to set-up a class, enroll students, create an assignment, differentiate a lesson for various learners, and use the class management tools to provide formative feedback.


Getting Started with DBQ Online Course Basics


  • This self-paced one hour courses is designed for teachers who have already completed our DBQ Full Day Introductory Workshop.
  • This course is a part of the DBQ 101 course, so there is no need to do both.
  • Courses are available for elementary and secondary groups.
  • Courses are available at no charge to DBQ Online districts.
  • Contact your state lead or dbqprojectpd@dbqproject.com to set-up a course for your teachers.

Schedule a Workshop or Sign-Up for a Demo

We run workshops to help teachers navigate the platform, understand the pedagogy built into every DBQ, and learn some great teaching tips for remote learning! Reach out to us at dbqprojectpd@dbqproject.com to schedule one for your team.


Short on time and need to learn DBQ Online? Have teachers sign up a 45-minute demo here!


Happy DBQing!