Transformational Teaching Practice
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Transformational Teaching Practice

Dramatically improve your classroom teaching with simple adjustments.
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Created by Sierra Melcher
Last updated 8/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 33 mins on-demand video
  • 29 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Bring joy to teaching & learning
  • Develop effective habit of self-care
  • Increase student engagement & motivation
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Requirements
  • Computer/device to access this course
  • Journal / Reflection notebook
Description

Transformational Teaching Practice is a course designed for classroom teachers of all ages. This course is especially helpful fort: first-year teachers, teachers struggling with work/life balance, and teachers who are ready to take their practice to another level.

Course structure:

  • Video lecture lessons
  • Readings
  • Journal reflections
  • Discussions
  • Weekly Office hour support from the instructor

You can take this course in a weekend, peruse the material or take the entire 6 weeks to let the lessons become practiced habit *Recommended.*

Teaching is a wildly challenging profession and there are no magic that can make a great teacher; however there are strategies to apply that can make anyone a better teacher. This course outlines how to do exactly that.

Who is the target audience?
  • Classroom teachers of all subjects, ages & experience levels.
  • Esp. First-year teachers & Student-Teachers
  • NOT a replacement for education training. We will not cover basic components such as lesson-planning, discipline, assessment, data analysis, etc.
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Curriculum For This Course
39 Lectures
01:00:16
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Welcome & Introduction.
6 Lectures 09:51

Meet the Instructor, course layout, materials & objectives.

Preview 7 pages

This pre-quiz is designed just to get you thinking. Good Luck!

Pre- Assessment
5 questions

This lecture is a description of what to expect in the course and how to be successful.

Welcome to Transformational Teaching Practice
01:26

Intro to the course expectations, overview of content and who this course will best serve.

Preview 02:32

Feel free to communicate with me about your questions, struggles or successes with the material in this course.

Office Hours for direct questions or assistance.
00:39

This lesson will help you plan for success to integrate the ideas on this course to your practice.

Planning your Successful Transformation
03:13

INTRO PLANNING Quiz
3 questions
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Studying versus Learning
5 Lectures 05:50

Answering questions in preparation for the video lecture.

Study vs. Learn Journal Prompt 1: (to accompany the previous video lecture)
00:28

Does studying yield learning?

Preview 03:31

Answering questions in preparation for the video lecture.

Study vs. Learn Journal Prompt 2: (after the video lecture)
00:22

What if you removed studying completely from your teaching repertoire?

Study vs. Learn Practice
00:53

Quiz
4 questions

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the section.

Take away for this lesson
00:35
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Making your class more memorable
6 Lectures 05:58

Use these questions either before or during the video in this section to get more out of the material.

Journal Prompts (to accompany the video lecture)
00:42

How to get students attention & make memorable & meaningful connection

Preview 03:55

a deeper look at brain science

What you don't know about how memory works.
00:19

strategies for making lessons more vibrant

Make your lessons stand out from the routine? Lesson Plan
00:12

Discover more of the science of the brain & learning strategies

Understanding how the brain learns. Making it easy.
00:17

QUIZ
3 questions

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the section.

Take away for this lesson
00:31
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How do you learn best?
7 Lectures 07:51

Answering questions in preparation for the video lecture.

Journal Prompts to accompany video
00:37

Understand how we can all build from our strengths.

How WE learn best - Video Lecture
04:45

Learn your MI and consider applying it to your teaching

Multiple Intelligence Self- Assessment
00:54

a ppt, designed for college students to improve their learning.

Review strategies for improving learning.
00:10

Explore why learning NEEDS to be FUN.

Happier for better learning.
00:27

How to learn best: Quiz
4 questions

As a teacher you can also benefit from understanding the learning styles and MI of your students. You will be asked to use some techniques (found int he supplementary material) to design lessons that engage your learners.

Planning with MI in mind.
00:34

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the section.

Take away for this lesson
00:22
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For the Love of teaching
7 Lectures 10:32

Objectives of your transformation

What to expect in this section: For the love of teaching
00:22

Answering questions in preparation for the video lecture.

Journal Prompt: Teaching with an Open Heart
00:29

How to be more authentic in your teaching

Teaching with an Open Heart
02:40

Answering questions in preparation for the video lecture.

Journal Prompt: Why YOU Teach
00:37

Exploring & examining your motivation. Refocusing on your driving passion.

Why YOU Teach
04:47

Why happiness should be your top priority for learning.

Just a little bit about happiness
01:14

yes

For the Love of Teaching: Quiz b
3 questions

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the section.

Take away for this lesson
00:22
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New Priorities
5 Lectures 09:58

Making yourself a top priority

It is time for some New Priorities - Video Lecture
04:34

questions to assess how well you are taking care of yourself

Journal Refelction & Questions to accompany "New Priorities" video lecture
00:32

simple strategies to improve your physical & mental state of being

Time to take care of YOU
04:06

Examining how to take better care of yourself.

Journal Reflection: "Taking care of you" video lecture
00:27

Transformational Teaching Practice Course Completion Quiz
4 questions

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the section.

Take away for this lesson
00:19
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Final Project
1 Lecture 01:32

To culminate the Transformational Teaching Practice Course this challenge will help you integrate these ideas to form lasting change and set you on a trajectory to continue learning & growing as you go.

Final Project: Challenge
01:32
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Bonus Materials
2 Lectures 02:18

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the course and tips to further your successful transformation.

Take aways: Transformational Teaching Practice: Cliff notes- Final thoughts
02:13

Find additional resources & info.

Bibliography:
00:04
About the Instructor
Sierra Melcher
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Sierra is a veteran teacher. With over 12 years experience teaching in the USA, China & Colombia, she is an expert in her field. She has taught in rural public schools, urban charter schools for at-risk youth, a bilingual immersion school and an elite international school. In these diverse environments she developed a slew of skills and a bevy of strategies. She is a mentor and coach for teachers around the world.