Julie Bora, M.S.T. B.S. Biology/Pharmacology * M.S.T. Elementary Education - Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grades 1- 6 .
As a practitioner of light touch supervision, I promote an artistic spirit, one that grabs from experiences, suggestions, observations, questions, relationships, the ones that fit you most.
An artistic spirit will guide you to do the thing your own way while listening to your intuition, your creative force, and sometimes with a nudge and support from someone else.
So go ahead, choose an adventure that commands your thoughts and liberates your energy.
Are you ready to try something new, now? Come on, jump in and let the magic happen.
Course No. ED474c, ED574c
Whether a family, student group, classroom or school, every group has a culture which is the invisible but powerful influence that affects peoples’ felt experience as well as group outcomes.
When a group taps into these three skills: build safety, share vulnerability and establish purpose, they feel happier; they know they can navigate the challenges presented to them.
Do you know groups who would like to take their performance to the above and beyond? If so then come along and explore more about how that might happen with The Power of Group Chemistry.
Course No. ED435f, ED535f
As food prices remain volatile, our nation that was once one of local farmers is returning to its roots. Whether you are a K-12 teacher who is an old hand at gardening or one who likes to stay healthy via visits to Farmers Markets, a member of a CSA or just plain new to it all, Local Food is fresh fare for any of us with good taste. So come on down and sample a medley of assignment options that feature the delights and benefits brought to your community and school by local food.
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 how with 10 easy to implement CFU techniques used by master teachers of grades K-12. Create a powerful synergy by combining techniques to increase understanding: so easy, clear and simple, noticably effective. Text about $16 from Amazon.
Course No. ED466f, ED566f
With the steady rise in the price of groceries everywhere, it's time to invite more veggies to mealtime! Colorful nutritious veggies are quite happy to grace your plate, your bowl, sit in your hand, or smile incognito from within your shake. Learn more about the restorative powers of plants to boost your energy, quench your appetite and freshen your mood. Support well being at school and at home: 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
Class Culture is a mysterious mix with no recipe and yet it is the special sauce for a happy curriculum and student learning. Refresh yourself as you learn more about how to enhance a culture of thinking in your pre-K-12 learning environment. Review the 8 Familiar Forces that focus students on learning, as opposed to work, and build a supportive matrix with your colleagues while you do it. Text $16 at Amazon.
Course No. ED444V, ED544V
This useful course for K-12 educators shows and explains, in simple concrete terms, winning techniques of master teachers. From field notes and observations, Doug Lemov has compiled and named our common protocols and practices in his action packed book,Teach Like a Champion, which comes with a DVD as well. If you are a teacher who wants to improve your craft, then this course offers a language and actions to do that. Start today and stir up an alchemy that transforms learning for your students, yourself and your colleagues. Let the magic begin!
Course No. ED438F, ED538F
Our emotions govern us! Yes, that's right and the number one challenge we have as social animals is understanding other people. In this course for everyone, 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, listening: 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 powerful influence of empathy on all aspects of your life. Begin today and be one day ahead than when you start tomorrow. Jump in! This course is a companion course to Check for Understanding.
Course No. ED435J, ED535J
Uncover insider information to support your role as a top-notch 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 use on any subbing assignment. 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 K-12 class, in any situation, with the confidence and polished sureness of a master teacher.