689: The Master of Disguise
students of this generation have apathy and lack motivation
toward learning. This snowballs in to poor attendance,
disciplinary issues, and dropouts. Educators can
employ the deception technique of The Master of Disguise.
This course focuses on disguising the teacher's task of
delivering the subject content and state proficiencies
in a manner that extinguishes student apathy and breeds
enthusiasm for learning. In this course, educators
will learn a variety of teaching activities that students
respond to with eagerness and enthusiasm. This course
is not a lecture based course. This course involves
a high level of active involvement. The course instructor
will model all activities and attendees will participate
in demonstrations and simulations. You'll laugh,
learn, bond and network with educators from other schools.
This course is designed for teachers of all subject areas
and grade levels Pre School through Grade 12. This
course is also designed for guidance counselors and intervention
specialists. Principals that take pride in serving
as the Instructional Leader of their building will find
this course helpful and applicable.
692: Impacting Students For A Lifetime
of us have a favorite teacher banked in our memory.
Who was your favorite teacher of all time? What
were the qualities and characteristics that made that
person your favorite teacher? This course focuses
on the qualities and characteristics of a premier teacher.
As you go through this course, you will evaluate the qualities
and characteristics that you possess as well as identifying
qualities and characteristics for professional growth.
This course will revitalize your spirit and enthusiasm
for serving as an educator. You will be inspired
and emotionally moved. And someday, you may be indentified
as the favorite teacher of many of your students.
694: The Education Profession: Beyond The Subject
Content & Standardized Test
proficiencies and performance on the standardized test
are the primary focus of schools today. Several
school districts are linking teacher evaluation instruments
to standardized test performance. But there are
several aspects of quality education that go beyond the
standardized test. This course analyzes the impact
of standardized testing on education. This course
especially focuses on other issues that impact education
that go beyond the standardized test. Issues examined
will include: student apathy, public perception
of the education profession, parent involvement, creative
and innovative instructional strategies, school funding,
individualized instruction, and more. Attendees
will be exposed to video imagery which will parallel each
issue or topic. Educators will be engaged in network
group discussions on each topic/issue. This course
is designed for teachers of all subject areas and grade
levels as well as administrators, guidance counselors,
and intervention specialists.