Julie Bora, M.S.T. B.S. Biology/Pharmacology * M.S.T. Elementary Education - Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grades 1- 6 .
Julie has taught a variety of subjects in Elementary, Middle and High Schools in rural, city and inner city environments. With this mountaintop view she is able to assist teachers as they try on chosen upgrades to what they already are doing quite well and not quite so well. Since 2006 Julie has been composing interactive syllabi for teachers engaged in Continuing Education.
Course No. ED466m, ED566m
Check For Understanding (CFU)-we know it is important, we all do it and still we readily admit there is always room for improvement. Find out more by delving into 10 easy to implement CFU techniques used by master teachers of grades 1-12. Create a powerful synergy by combining techniques to increase understanding. It is easy and effective, plain and simple. Text about $16 from Amazon.
Course No. ED466f, ED566f
These days as the sun wanes, the industrial growing season is becoming shorter, which means each of us will be wanting to supplement our meals with more veggies. But how to begin? A decent place to start is by knowing what seasonal veggies to add to your daily meals. When you have a better idea as to what will sustain you, what you might buy from the local farmers markets, the local grocery or grow in your own garden or community garden with neighbors, then your meals will not only be more colorful but also more energizing. Learn more about plants and how they help us boost our energy. Support well being at your school and at home when you Pass the Veggies, Please.
Course No. ED456d, ED556d
We’ve all heard the comment: "If you are fat, it's because you eat too much and you don't exercise enough" and yet for over 50 years low calorie diets and more exercise have not managed to curb obesity levels. Are you wondering why? In this course for K-12 educators you finally will uncover the secret everyone wants to know, the real cause of weight gain. Enhance student focus and learning by integrating Glycemic Index know how essentials into your curriculum. When we select a wide variety of low glycemic index foods, students, everyone, can prevent excessive weight gain. Maintaining optimal weight does not mean eating less and exercising more, but eating better, in the lunchroom and at home.
Course No. ED459L, ED559L
Classroom culture is a mysterious mix with no recipe and yet it is the special sauce for a happy curriculum and student learning. Refresh your teaching as you learn more about enhancing a culture of thinking in your pre-K-12 classroom. Review the 8 familiar forces which focus students on learning vs. work and build a supportive matrix with your colleagues while you do it. Text $16 at Amazon.
Course No. ED444V, ED544V
This transformative course for K-12 educators shows and explains, in concrete terms, winning techniques of master teachers. If you are a teacher who wants to improve your craft, then this course will give you the tools to do that. From field notes and observations of master teachers, Doug Lemov has compiled specific practices in his action packed book, Teach Like a Champion, which comes with a DVD as well.
Course No. ED438F, ED538F
Our emotions govern us! Yes, that's right and the number one problem we have as social animals is understanding other people. In this course for K-12 educators, we will explore Stephen Covey’s perennial classic, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People with a focused eye on the most important skill we need in life: Seek First to Understand, Then To Be Understood : Habit #5. As you continue to shift your self love outwards to connect with others you will notice the radical influence of empathy on all aspects of your life. When you begin today you are one day ahead than when you start tomorrow. Jump in!
This course is a companion course to 8 Familiar Forces For Improving Classroom Culture.
Course No. ED435J, ED535J
Learn insider information to support your role as a top-notch K-12 Substitute Teacher, one who is in demand by administrators, teachers and of course, students. Whether just starting out or a veteran, you will tap into whimsical ways, helpful hints, and proven practices to support your subbing day. Investigate effective strategies and collect carefully chosen activities and ideas that activate learning. By the conclusion of this course you will be able to enjoy and manage any class with the confidence and polished sureness of an efficient and loving teacher. You will know what to do in any situation.