Course No. ED467j, ED567j
This course is open to teachers Nation Wide who will be attending ANY Academic Camp/Workshop of their choosing throughout the year. Some examples of these types of camps and/or workshops are Math Camp, Science Camp, Language Arts Camp, PLC Workshop, Instructional Workshop, TAH Workshop, Gilder- Lehrman Workshop, NEH Workshop, etc. There are many National as well as local Academic camps/workshops available to teachers that focus on a variety of aspects related to the development of their particular subject matter and/or discipline.
Often times these Academic Camps/Workshops have Professional Scholars lecturing on particular topics related to their discipline. Participants will have the opportunity to attend these lecture session and earn 3 continuing education quarter credits or 30 clock hours/PDUs for attending an Academic Camp/Workshop of their choice.
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- Have an understanding of academic philosophy and development.
- Have an understanding of methods for developing motivation in today’s student.
- Have an understanding of methods of developing leadership in today’s student.
- Have reviewed a variety of philosophies on academic development, motivation, and instruction by outstanding scholars in America.
- Be able to compare and contrast these different philosophies.
- Be able to develop their own philosophies.
Text cost depends on the book you choose: * Johnson, LouAnne , Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students by Their Brains * Mackenzie, Robert J., Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised: How to Move Beyond the Dance of Discipline in Today’s Classroom * Marzano, Robert J. Debra J. Pickering, and Jane E. Pollack, Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement * Mendler, Allen, Motivating Students Who Don’t Care: Successful Techniques for Educators * Nelson, Jane, Lynn Lott, and H. Stephen Glenn, Positive Discipline in the Classroom