Transformational Teaching Practice

Dramatically improve your classroom teaching with simple adjustments.
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  • Lectures 39
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course 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.

What are the requirements?

  • Computer/device to access this course
  • Journal / Reflection notebook

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Bring joy to teaching & learning
  • Develop effective habit of self-care
  • Increase student engagement & motivation

What 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.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome & Introduction.
02:00

Promotional Video

7 pages

Meet the Instructor, course layout, materials & objectives.

5 questions

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

Article

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

02:32

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

Article

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

Article

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

INTRO PLANNING Quiz
3 questions
Section 2: Studying versus Learning
Article

Answering questions in preparation for the video lecture.

03:31

Does studying yield learning?

Article

Answering questions in preparation for the video lecture.

Article

What if you removed studying completely from your teaching repertoire?

Quiz
4 questions
Article

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the section.

Section 3: Making your class more memorable
Article

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

03:55

How to get students attention & make memorable & meaningful connection

Article

a deeper look at brain science

Article

strategies for making lessons more vibrant

Article

Discover more of the science of the brain & learning strategies

QUIZ
3 questions
Article

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the section.

Section 4: How do you learn best?
Article

Answering questions in preparation for the video lecture.

04:45

Understand how we can all build from our strengths.

Article

Learn your MI and consider applying it to your teaching

Article

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

Article

Explore why learning NEEDS to be FUN.

How to learn best: Quiz
4 questions
Article

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.

Article

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the section.

Section 5: For the Love of teaching
Article

Objectives of your transformation

Article

Answering questions in preparation for the video lecture.

02:40

How to be more authentic in your teaching

Article

Answering questions in preparation for the video lecture.

04:47

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

Article

Why happiness should be your top priority for learning.

3 questions

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Article

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the section.

Section 6: New Priorities
04:34

Making yourself a top priority

Article

questions to assess how well you are taking care of yourself

04:06

simple strategies to improve your physical & mental state of being

Article

Examining how to take better care of yourself.

Transformational Teaching Practice Course Completion Quiz
4 questions
Article

Cliff notes-- bullet point summary of the section.

Section 7: Final Project
Article

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.

Section 8: Bonus Materials
Article

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

Article

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Instructor Biography

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.

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