B.S. Biology/Pharmacology, M.S.T. Pre-K -6 Elementary Education
If you want to build a ship, do not call forth people to collect wood, and do not assign tasks and work. Teach people to long for the beautiful immensity of the endless sea.
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. Why? In this course for K-12 educators you finally will uncover the secret everyone wants to know, the real cause of weight gain. Focus on integrating nutrition education, one of the most important tasks for teachers, into your curriculum. By selecting a wide variety of low glycemic index foods, students, everyone, can avoid and prevent excessive weight gain.
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. ED457T, ED557T
In this course for Pre-K12 educators we will delve into ten easy to implement techniques used by master teachers to Check for Understanding (CFU.) We also will normalize error and enhance understanding by combining other champion techniques that work synergistically with the ten. You will enjoy field-testing CFU techniques in your very own learning environment and be delighted to observe and share the magical effects of these powerful practices with colleagues and friends. So come join the team of teacher champions and make an impact.
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
Stephen Covey’s perennial classic, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is celebrating its 20th year in print. Though the entire book is worth studying, this course focuses on one of the two habits most essential for an effective teaching repertoire: Principles of Emphatic Communication: Habit #5.
Course No. ED435J, ED535J
With or without lesson plans, you can be a super substitute. Discover tried and true K-12 procedures you can implement successfully while the regular teacher is away. Find out how to pack your bag, set the course, and ride the waves of any given day. Learn about being prepared with your substitute's suitcase from a seasoned veteran and you and your students will have an extraordinary time together.