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
This Quick Course will teach you what Bloom’s Taxonomy is, how it’s related to cognition, & how to use Bloom’s to more effectively design lessons around your standard or lesson objective.
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.
A Look Into Universal Design for Learning (UDL)-Meeting the Needs of All Learners
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 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 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.
Behavior Strategies for Improved Testing Performance
This Quick Course will provide you with a guideline for teaching testing behaviors, testing strategies, and a process for students to justify their answer choices on assessments. You will learn specific behaviors or strategies to identify in students, and some simple methods to explicitly teach appropriate testing behaviors.
Blended Learning: Integrating Technology Into The Classroom
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.
Building Effective Writing Prompts for All Students
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.
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.
Nope! Once you purchase your hours, you will be able to self-register from our course selection tool, within your user account. You can pick and choose courses all at once or one at a time until you use up all of your hours! Your purchased hours will be good to use for 1 year after purchase.
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