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
Diet is more important than we think. Look in your refrigerator, freezer, your cupboards and your root cellar, what exactly is there? Is it the best medicine ever, or is it the Standard American Diet that causes painful, degenerative diseases and a lack luster existence? Starting today K-12 teachers can learn how to improve their well-being by eating more plant-based meals. Required video, "Forks Over Knives, the movie," is free online.
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. 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.