(12 Hours) Lesson planning can be one of the most stressful aspects of an educator’s job – but it doesn’t have to be. This training is the first in a series of three that will go through the three stages of planning using the Backwards Design Method. The first stage in this process is knowing how to write effective Learning Objectives that will provide clarity for both ourselves and our students. This training introduces Learning Objectives and gives step-by-step instructions on how to write highly effective Learning Objectives for your students.
Learn How to Plan Using the Backwards Design Method- An Ideal Method For Aligning Lessons to a Learning Objective
Learn How to Plan & Write Effective Learning Objectives Using Bloom’s Taxonomy, Unpacked Standards, & More
Learn The Key Parts of a Learning Objective and How to Unpack Standards to Drive More Effective Lesson Planning
Register For The Course
What You Will Learn:
This training is the first in a series of three that will go through the three stages of planning using the Backwards Design Method. The first stage in this process is knowing how to write effective Learning Objectives that will provide clarity for both ourselves and our students. This training introduces Learning Objectives and gives step-by-step instructions on how to write highly effective Learning Objectives for your students.
The three components that make up an effective learning objective
How to “unpack” and analyze a state standard to ensure we know exactly what students need to know or be able to do
How to use Bloom’s Taxonomy and the knowledge and cognitive levels to create more balanced instruction
Course Guiding Question:
How do I write effective learning objectives that will not only provide clear purpose for my students to focus their learning efforts, but will also help me align my assessment items with my instructional strategies?
Well organized course, clearly presented, with tons of useful information. I will definitely start to use these strategies in my lesson planning. Highly recommend!
At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 12 Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs).
Model Teaching Professional Development Courses are pre-approved in many states and we provide easy approval forms to submit to your license granting authority if required.
If you are a teacher seeking license renewal and wish to verify acceptance of our Professional Development Courses, please view our PD STATE REQUIREMENTS PAGE to learn more about your state’s requirements.
Please confirm your specific district or state requirements for license renewal prior to registering and feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have about our courses.
Topics Covered and General Course Outline
Section 1 – Overview of Effective Learning Objectives
Section 2 – The Parts of a Learning Objective
Section 3 – How to Write a Learning Objective
Section 4 – Using a Taxonomy Table
Section 5 – Writing Your Own Learning Objectives
Section 6 – Putting It All Together
Section 7 – Applying What You Have Learned Applying What You Have Learned
Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course The course comes with 6 templates, tools, and graphic organizers ready to be used in your classroom! These Include:
Learning Objectives Template
Unpacking The Standards Template
High-Quality Virtual Presentations
Our high-quality lessons are presented by your instructor in a virtual learning environment that is designed to mirror live, on-campus workshops. Choose to watch or read all lessons at any time and take advantage of our high-quality resources provided for immediate implementation of your new skills.
Access Your Courses Anytime, Anywhere
Courses are accessible to you at any time and are accessible on any computer, tablet, or smart phone. After registration, you will have access to all course lessons, templates, & assignments for one year. Take your courses at your own pace, pause any time and continue where you left off. Completion certificates rewarded within 24-48 hours.
Simple, Intuitive Lessons & Learning Platform
Our 100% online courses are built to be straight-forward and intuitive, while still providing high-quality training. All courses include dozens of pre-built tools to help you put your new training into action.
Register for the Course
365 Days of Course Access
Full Access to Course Resources – Tools, Graphic Organizers, Templates & Lesson Plans
Instructor Feedback for Implementation
Course Completion Certificate Ready to Submit for Clock Hours