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This Quick Course will teach you what Webb’s DOK is and how it is related to rigor. You’ll learn about activities associated with each level of DOK, and how each level is related to a standard, lesson objective, and assessment or activities.
This Quick Course will provide you with a quick look and overview of what Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is, and the components that make up each UDL principle. You’ll learn about strategies that follow the UDL model so that you can create lessons that support every student in your classroom.
This course series contains curated courses from the Model Teaching platform that provide teachers the tools to address and eliminate learning loss in the classroom as well as risks of academic, social, and emotional decline.
This quick course will help you to understand common logical fallacies and consider how you might address fallacies within your lessons. You will learn about the structure of a sound logical argument, 12 fallacies that occur in flawed arguments, and examples for each fallacy.
This course series will provide a comprehensive review of Backwards Design, a planning strategy that begins with choosing an objective and assessment strategy before planning any lessons or instructional activities, helping to improve instruction.
This quick course provides you with a guide to designing a behavior contract for a student in your classroom. You will learn about choosing reinforcers for a desired student behavior, considering tracking methods and behavior contract design, and general ideas for effective behavior contract implementation.
This course teaches you how to select from the five main blended learning models to structure your lessons. You’ll learn a process for designing activities and choosing online resources for easier blended learning integration into your classroom.
This course teaches you five main types of writing prompts: narrative, creative, expository, persuasive, and reading response as well as a simple structure to follow when designing each type of writing prompt.
This course will teach participants how to establish a classroom culture that is conducive to learning and sharing as well as a variety of ways to check their students’ understanding of elementary math content.
This course will teach you the different types of assessments, how to design effective and targeted assessment items, and how to build a detailed plan for your content area and grade-level to measure student progress.
This course will provide you with all the student templates, graphic organizers, rubrics, worksheets, and examples that you need to build a CER science lesson, and teach the CER process in your science classroom.
In this course, you will learn the 6 most common and low-prep models to plan and implement collaborative learning in your classroom and help you create a learning environment that promotes student discussion and success.
This quick course will help you plan for the design of a strong substitute teacher folder so that in the event of your absence, your substitute teacher can successfully deliver lessons. STRONG sub folder components are defined, with guidance on how to plan for your absence and ensure that your students will experience productive learning under your sub.
This quick course provides you with a guide to understanding effective IEP goals within a student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP). You will learn about the main components of an IEP and why it is important to design strong goals for your students receiving special education services.
This course will demonstrate the importance of supporting the writing progress of ELL students and teach participants several specific support strategies they can implement in their classroom to support their ELL students through all stages of the writing process (before, during, and after writing) as well as how to monitor progress.
This Quick Course will introduce you to problem-based learning as the basis for lab experiments in your science classroom and show you a simple lab report template you can use to ensure students follow each step of the Scientific Method. This course also comes with a lab report template, ready to use in the classroom.
This course will cover the values (both social-emotional and academic) of building strong home-to-school connections. Participants will learn strategies for building connections and keeping parents engaged, with a focus on clear, frequent, and positive communication.
In this course you will learn how to utilize the explicit instruction model to select the correct reading behavior or skill for your student or groups, to build a plan aligned to student goals, and to implement the lesson into your classroom.
In this course, you will learn methods for teaching writing skills for expository essays in the 4th through the 8th-grade classroom. With a well-planned and structured lesson design, you can support your students in improving their essay writing.
This course is essential training for any teacher providing a combination of at-home (or out-of-class) online learning and in-school classroom instruction. Learn how to plan for and deliver online lessons reinforced with rigorous in-class activities.
This quick course will help you to understand divergent thinking and its role in creativity. You will learn about specific activities that can help you foster and support divergent thinking in your students and receive a resource packet consisting of printables for divergent thinking student activities.
Helping Gifted & Talented (GT) students persevere through challenging content can be supported through Growth Mindset strategies. This course provides you with the resources and strategies to foster a Growth Mindset in your GT students.
This Quick Course will teach you about the need for students with Autism to work within a predictable and structured environment. In order to lessen anxiety, improve behaviors, and create calm and peace within your classroom.
Explore the strategies involved in planning and executing inquiry-based lesson plans. The components of an inquiry-led lesson will be outlined and discussed, and participants will learn to develop and plan an inquiry-led lesson.
This Quick Course will teach you how to design strong and impactful Field Trips for your students. You will learn the important components required for planning and logistics when proposing field trips to your school administration. You will also learn how to build an experience that reinforces content knowledge learned in the classroom.
In this course series, you will learn how to actively monitor students throughout the instructional process, collect academic and behavioral data as well as how to process, file, and analyze data for documentation and better decision making.
Participants in this course will learn about foundational reading skills and how they build upon one another, as well as understanding their relationship to a student’s reading level. Learn the main components of guided reading, how to plan, and group.
Learn what effective online learning looks like at any grade level and how to plan online lessons while ensuring security, a sense of community, effective online platform selection, and equity for all students.
In this course, you will learn how to implement literacy stations in your classroom as well as learn actionable steps for how to assess, group, and set up engaging literacy activities that will address the needs of all students, despite their individual reading levels.
This 4-course bundle contains four courses that will help you build a strong classroom management plan and then put supports in place to manage and improve student behaviors and will teach you how to design efficient classroom processes for a more orderly classroom.
In this course, you will learn actionable steps for how to plan, assess, group, and implement effective and engaging math station activities in your classroom, along with dozens of resources ready to be used with your own students.
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 and learn the purpose of both holistic and analytic rubrics for writing assessment.
This course series is essential training for any teacher wishing to implement online learning in their classroom for either full-time online instruction or for a combined online and in-classroom instructional approach.
This course will teach participants about six co-teaching instructional models, as well as how to successfully implement co-teaching in their classroom from the initial planning stages, all the way through setting curriculum goals, and making modifications as needed.
Learn how to analyze grade-level expectations during the lesson planning process, in order to select the appropriate methods of differentiation for a range of student types, including students with disabilities and special needs.
This Quick Course will teach you about common tasks required of teachers on a daily basis, and ideas for streamlining your tasks to make your planning time more efficient. Doing this, you’ll set your day up for success so that you can focus more time on what matters most- teaching your students!
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.
Learn why recitation in the classroom can be an important component of your student’s educational journey. This Quick Course teaches the process of rote memorization of important and influential texts, and considerations for recitation through oral presentation.
In this Quick Course, we will review several online tools to incorporate into your online lessons that will allow you to quickly evaluate and assess your students. You will learn common strategies to assess your students online and will be provided with resources that will help you plan and implement these new strategies & tools.