IMPROVE YOUR TEACHING

K-12, TEACHER WELLNESS, ASSESSMENT, INSTRUCTION, FEEDBACK, CURRICULUM, CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT, CLASSROOM DESIGN, COMMUNITY, STUDENT SUCCESS

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PARTICIPANTS

K-12 Teachers
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TIME

45 hours (self-paced) – 6 months to complete

CLASSROOM OPENS

Winter 2019

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CREDIT OPTIONS

  • 3 Grad-Level Credits ($445)
  • 45 Hours of Non-Credit PD ($345)
  • 45 Texas CPE Hours ($345)
  • 1 LAUSD Salary Point ($295)

About The Course

Use Proven Strategies To Do Your Best Teaching

Do you feel stuck in your teaching and anxious about the future? Do you feel like you should be able to make a greater impact on your students’ lives but aren’t sure how?

By learning research-proven techniques to improve your approach to thinking, planning, aligning, and implementing instruction in the classroom, this course will teach you how to apply these strategies to improve your impact. Regardless of where you teach, or what you teach, this unique approach to teaching will give you the actionable tools for becoming unstuck and doing your best teaching. You will learn how to uncover what’s working in your teaching, how to eliminate what’s not and test new approaches to improve your teaching.


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10+

Videos + Readings

4

learning projects you can use immediately

10+

reflective journaling questions

24/7

Discussion board access

100%

satisfaction guaranteed

Why Take This Course?

This course is designed to help you be the teacher you know you can be. The goals of this course are for you to:

  • Have a clear understanding of your personal mission for teaching.
  • Be better aligned with your school, district and discipline.
  • Have effective strategies to set and achieve goals.
  • Be able to use effective research-proven strategies to develop more engaging and effective curriculum.
  • Be able to utilize research-proven techniques to improve your instruction.
  • Be able to use research-backed techniques to assess your students’ progress and help them become better learners.
  • Be able to build positive classroom environments.
  • Understand how to utilize what you have learned to transform your practice.
  • Have a plan on how to share what you have learned with your school, colleagues, and community.
  • Have an actionable portfolio of work you can use in their classrooms immediately.

topics covered

  • John Hattie’s Visible Learning
  • Grant Wiggins’ Big Ideas and Transfer
  • Roger Kaufman’s Mega/Macro/Micro Level Planning
  • Edward Deci’s Self-Determination Theory and Motivation
  • McTighe and Wiggins Understanding by Design Framework
  • McTighe and Wiggins Essential Questioning
  • Erik Francis’ Questioning for Cognitive Rigor
  • Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • Charlotte Danielson Framework
  • Uncommon Impact/Schools Instructional Techniques (i.e. – wait time, right is right, cold calling, engaged cerebral classroom, etc.)
  • CHAMPS Classroom Management
  • Ginsberg and Wlodkowski’s Framework for Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • NSRF Protocols and Activities
  • San Francisco Public School’s Restorative Practices
  • Stanford D-School Design
  • Carol Dweck’s Mindset
  • Mindfulness
  • Angela Lee Duckworth’s Grit
  • Daniel Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence
  • Charles Duhigg’s Habits

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