Math stations with small group learning is an effective way to foster meaningful learning in the classroom. In this course, you will learn actionable steps for how to assess and group students, implement math stations in your classroom, and get engaging math activities going in your classroom.
Participants in this course will learn what typical writing looks like for kindergarten through third grade students, as well as some common writing tasks they can be expected to accomplish. This course will also cover the purpose of both holistic and analytic rubrics, and when each type is appropriate to use for assessment of student writing.
This course gives participants a thorough understanding of Project Based Learning, including the critical components, as well as common misconceptions. Throughout the course, participants will design their own cycle of PBL they can immediately implement in their own classroom.
In this University-Partnered Academic-Credit course, provided in collaboration with Humboldt State University (HSU), you will learn the Project Based Learning (PBL) Lesson Cycle and how to implement inquiry into cross- curricular projects that are aligned to specific objectives.
Administrators will learn how to take evidence from observations and assessments and provide specific and actionable feedback to teachers to improve teaching. Participants explore effective evidence and analyze methods for providing constructive feedback and strategies to teachers.
This course provides participants with specific methods to implement strategies in the classroom that foster student independence while still building a strong classroom culture, expectations, and appropriate methods to manage misbehavior.
Participants in this course will be exposed to a variety of methods to determine a student’s reading level, with the focus on Fountas and Pinnell’s Benchmark Assessment System, and their accompanying guide to reading behaviors.
Participants in this course will be exposed to a variety of methods to determine middle school-level student’s reading level, with the focus on Fountas and Pinnell’s Benchmark Assessment System, and their accompanying guide to reading behaviors.
Teachers will learn how to teach their students the importance of making thoughtful text annotations and using context clues to deepen understanding of a particular text and how to instruct students at multiple grade levels, proper annotation techniques that will ultimately help students respond more effectively on writing assignments.