The most cost-effective way to earn your required Professional Development hours! Register for one of our hours packages, then choose any courses from our main course menu until you have used up your purchased hours. Access your courses for a full year and work at your own pace to complete.
Courses Included In The Build Your Own Bundle Pack
Once you purchase your hours bundle you may register for any of the courses listed below until you have exhausted your purchased hours. You will have 1 year of access to your courses and can work at your own pace.
A Guide to Bloom’s Taxonomy: Understanding Cognitive Thinking (1 Hr)
A Guide to Webb’s DOK: Understanding Rigor (1 Hr)
A Look Into Universal Design for Learning (UDL)-Meeting the Needs of All Learners (1 Hr)
Blended Learning: Integrating Technology Into The Classroom (10 Hrs)
Building Reading & Writing Fluency (10 Hrs)
Checking For Understanding & Correcting Misconceptions in Elementary Math (8 Hrs)
Choosing The Right Assessments For Your Students (16 Hrs)
Claim-Evidence-Reasoning (CER) In The Science Classroom (12 Hrs)
Collaborative Learning Models in the Classroom (8 Hrs)
Diagnostic Assessments: An Overview (1 Hr)
Efficient Classroom Processes: Strategies to Maximize Instructional Time (14 Hrs)
Encouraging Family Engagement: Through Effective Communication & Home-to-School Connections (12 Hrs)
Explicit Instruction in Elementary Reading (8 Hrs)
No. The only fees are your initial Model Teaching registration fee to pay for your desired hours package. That’s it! Once you register, you will have access to all courses included. You may choose any courses you wish to take until you have exhausted your number of hours and complete them at your own pace. Once complete, you will receive your certificate.
Model Teaching believes that teachers should be provided with high-quality opportunities for professional development, whether for salary advancement, renewing their teaching license, simply improving their instructional effectiveness. Our streamlined and standardized course structure allows us to deliver high-quality, evaluated courses to teachers at costs far below the industry standard. Also, by bundling our courses together, we are able to more efficiently provide content at a lower price. Call or chat with us if you have any questions about how the courses work.
Model Teaching professional development courses are pre-approved in many states including:
Texas (TEA CPE Hours)
Pennsylvania (Act 48 Credits)
New York State (CTLE Hours)
Other states as well
Please refer to our PD Requirements page to view your specific state requirements. Also, most states accept Regionally-Accredited academic credits. You can view a list of our Academic-Partnered Courses & Bundles within our course menu. All of our academic-partnered courses come with an official transcript and letter grade from the university. If your state or license granting authority requires credits for either license renewal or salary advancement, please consider our Academic Credit Model Teaching Courses for your needs!
Yes, all courses come with a signed Model Teaching certificate which you may present to your school, district, or license-granting authority. Certificates will contain, an official signature, your course title, number of hours earned, completion date, and a unique certificate reference number.
Yes! Model Teaching has established a partnership with University of the Pacific, a regionally accredited university that will allow you to receive Semester-Credits for completed Model Teaching PD coursework. You may earn 1-semester credit for every 15 hours of course work completed. You must pay an additional $70 per credit for every credit you wish to receive. All credits will come with an official transcript from the university, including a letter grade. Please contact us to learn more about this offering.
I have learned so much and improved my teaching tremendously since taking these courses- I wish we could use these courses in place of our teacher in-service!
Tammy, Literacy Instructor
Thank you for putting all these wonderful courses together in one spot for such an affordable price.
-Kim, Science Teacher
Wow- I am really impressed with how good the content is in these courses. I’m so happy they were so affordable!
Nigel, Social Studies Teacher
What a great course. I loved realizing that I need to slow down and really make sure that I am starting with the end in mind.
-Teacher, Planning for Instructional Strategies & Learning Objectives
What an amazing course. I have enjoyed every detail. It loved all of the visual resources.
-Teacher, Literacy Stations for PreK-2nd Grade
This course was very thorough in explaining what Claim Evidence Reasoning CER in the Science Classroom is and how to implement CER writing in the classroom. The course gave great resources, as well as offering practice and reflection.
-Teacher, CER in Science Course
This course was an excellent intro for Literacy Stations for PreK-2nd Grade. I found the lessons, reflections, and videos helpful and easy to follow. I would recommend this course to anyone looking to educate themselves more about literacy stations.
-Teacher, Literacy Stations for PreK-2nd Grade
I have really enjoyed these courses and I have learned so much! I am using these courses to complete re-certification, but since I have access to these courses for a year, I plan to review them all again once I begin teaching. I will be printing out and using all the resources and templates in my classroom!
-Nancy, New Elementary School Teacher
This workshop was so powerful for me. What you presented is now part of my goals and action plans for the school year, and I am so excited to put everything I learned into use. Thank you for a great course!
-Aldine ISD Science Teacher
This training course was incredible. My leadership team learned so much about themselves and what we need to do on our campus. I want my entire staff to hear this message!
Houston ISD Principal
What you presented in [this course] is now part of my goals and action plans for the school year. I’m so excited to put these to use!
My teacher said the training and support allowed her to truly understand her student’s data. As a new teacher, she found this very helpful!
Houston ISD Principal
I am not in a classroom right now, but I have an interview tomorrow and must bring a 6th grade ELA lesson plan!!!
Such perfect timing! I will incorporate this training right away!
-California-Area Teacher, Building Effective Writing Prompts for All Students
This course was amazing. I have no training in reading instruction, but I know my [future classes] will include students who are well below their grade level in reading. I want to be able to help them become better readers before they leave my class.
-New York-Area Teacher, Intro to Guided Reading: A Guide to Small Group Literacy Instruction
Access to All PD Courses The most cost-effective way to earn your required Professional Development hours. Once you purchase your hours bundle, you may choose any courses from our full PD course menu until you have used all hours. Access your courses for 1 full year.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
This Quick Course will provide you with simple ideas for supporting your ELL students in learning Tier 2 and Tier 3 academic vocabulary. You’ll understand the different tiers of academic vocabulary, and simple ways to easily support your ELL students during your lesson.
Learn the value of incorporating frequent checks for understanding into your lesson plans and learn when CFUs need to be incorporated into a lesson cycle as well as how to use data to inform future instructional decisions.
This course will provide you with a detailed overview of social-emotional learning (SEL) and the value of incorporating SEL into the classroom to help improve academic success and emotional intelligence.
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.
This 6-part course series is perfect for new teachers, teachers interested in improving fundamental areas of teaching, and anyone who needs the resources and implementation ideas for effective classroom instruction and management.
Teach students the importance of making thoughtful text annotations and how to use context clues to deepen understanding of a particular text. Also, learn how to instruct students at multiple grade levels, proper annotation techniques for reading assignments.
Learn how to take your current lesson plans and transition them into an online learning format. Explore the SAMR continuum of technology integration and work towards the highest level of redefinition as you authentically implement technology into your teaching.
This Quick Course will teach you about types of trauma, the signs of trauma in children, and how you can design a trauma-informed classroom. You’ll learn a specific approach to the design of your classroom and its culture so that you are maintaining a safe space that supports all children.
This course analyzes the six levels of the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy and how graphic organizers can be applied to each cognitive process dimension, allowing for targeted scaffolding of student thinking.