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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

  • accredited nationwide
  • start any time
  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
  • all course materials included with course tuition
  • view FAQ

Course Description

This course will present the concepts of the best selling book: The 7 habits of effective people for teenage applications. Educators will learn to present these habits to students so they can understand and apply them in their school and personal lives. The concepts of synergizing and negotiating win-win outcomes are presented. Teachers can use the visuals and cartoons in the book so students can relate to various behavior and interpersonal concepts. Educators will develop writings, lessons and/or activates for classroom application that utilize the 7 habits of effective teenagers in schools.



$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will learn how the seven habits of effective people apply to schools and how to use them when working with teenagers to utilize constructive habits for living.
  2. Teachers will examine how to use positive and proactive habits to build personal bank accounts as well as the needed skills and social Rewards on Investment (ROI).
  3. Educators will be presented with the skill (habit) of visioning with the "End in Mind" as well as prioritizing tasks and behaviors for maximum benefit.
  4. Students will be able to synergize knowledge, information and resources to seek understanding and negotiate win-win strategies for social success.
  5. Teachers will develop writings and activities that apply the 7 habits into their instructional program so students can apply them in schools and their personal lives.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues

$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)


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Teaching Students How To Remember

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

  • accredited nationwide
  • start any time
  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
  • all course materials included with course tuition
  • view FAQ

Course Description

This course will study learning and memory and how the brain processes information for memory retention and retrieval. The anatomy of the brain and how brain cells function as well as chemical reactions that facilitate the memory and learning process are explained. Teachers will learn about the different types of memory, such as semantic, location, emotional, episodic, and procedural and location memories Educators will evaluate their teaching methods and apply brain memory and learning strategies for improving student achievement. Students will develop a writtings, lessons or activities for classroom applications to help students remember curriculum content.



$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

Teaching Students How To Remember

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will learn how to reach students so they can be taught specific subject content utilizing background knowledge and memory reflection.
  2. Teachers will explore how to reinforce content for memory retention and recode self-generated information to improve memory recall.
  3. Educators will review content reinforcement strategies the include student feedback and the discussion processes that reinforce learning and memory.
  4. Teachers will examine reviewing and practice techniques that reinforce information knowledge and retention for faster and easier content retrieval.
  5. Teachers will develop writings, lessons and activities to apply the seven "R's" of memorization into their classroom instructional practices.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Teaching Students How To Remember

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues

$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)


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A Framework For Understanding Poverty

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

  • accredited nationwide
  • start any time
  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
  • all course materials included with course tuition
  • view FAQ

Course Description

This course will study the patterns and behaviors of people in the culture of poverty. Social class rules and characteristics of generational poverty are explored. Teachers will examine the latest research as it applies to students in the classroom as well as parents. Educators will learn about improving instruction and academic achievement among students. Educators will research this issue for alternative or additional views to addressing the issue of poverty. Teachers may develop lessons or activities for classroom applications that help all students to be successful in school.

Teacher feedback about this course

$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

A Framework For
Understanding Poverty

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will acquire a framework of the culture of poverty and the role of language.
  2. Participants will learn about the hidden roles among social classes and how those roles influence how students work, behave and perceive the school experience.
  3. Educators will learn about the characteristics of generational poverty and how the patters of behavior, problems and world views are passed to future generations.
  4. Participants will explore the resources, role models, discipline and support systems.
  5. Educators will research the culture of poverty issue regarding alternative theories and conclusions presented in the book, as well as present a variety of solutions.
  6. Teachers will develop a lesson or unit plan that utilizes strategies or activities in the book and how to use instructional techniques to improve student achievement.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

A Framework For Understanding Poverty

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues

$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)


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Anger Management for Youth: Stemming Aggression and Violence

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

  • accredited nationwide
  • start any time
  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
  • all course materials included with course tuition
  • view FAQ

Course Description

This course examines the issue of anger management and how teachers can identify the personal anger triggers and responses in students. Using a variety of control strategies to have student express anger constructively to deal with crises situations are presented. Activities and handouts are available to use in the classroom and counseling situations. The course expands the repertoire of interventions techniques for individual or group settings. Setting various realistic expectations for student's second-language proficiency are also presented. Educators will also research the topic of anger management along with an application essay or develop lessons for implementation.

Teacher feedback about this course

$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

Anger Management for Youth: Stemming Aggression and Violence

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will review the issues related to anger management and the traditional approaches that have been utilized to address anger in youth, society and schools.
  2. Participant will present sample lessons, key concepts, learning objectives and various approaches to develop working model lessons that they can design and implement.
  3. Educators will learn about defining anger acceleration, its sequences and methods to control anger responses. Handouts and strategies are provided for use in class settings.
  4. Participant will explore the use of coping strategies, self-talk and appropriate expressions of anger in group settings and how to apply them in counseling, school, home, work and personal relationships.
  5. Educators will research a topic related to anger management and develop a written application essay and/or unit/ lesson plans or anger management processing activity for classroom or school settings.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Anger Management for Youth: Stemming Aggression and Violence

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues

$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)


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Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

  • accredited nationwide
  • start any time
  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
  • all course materials included with course tuition
  • view FAQ

Course Description

This teacher professional development course addresses the numerous issues and content utilized for teaching gifted learners in K-12 educational settings. It identifies ways of helping teachers enhance the general classroom content for gifted learners. The book provides strategies to modify and implement lessons for challenging students of all ages and contents areas. Methods for enhancing creative and critical thinking skills as well as effective teaching strategies for subject areas are presented. Educators will research this topic and develop a written application essay or a unit /lesson plans or activity/project for classroom implementation.

Teacher feedback about this course

$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

Teaching Gifted Students in the Regular Classroom

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will explore what it means to be a gifted learner, how to create a successful program and the basic beliefs and background about the education of gifted learners.
  2. Participants will review the categories of academically, intellectually and creative thinking giftedness. The areas of visual, performing arts and psycho-motor giftedness are defined. Using contracts and customizing strategies for differentiation are presented.
  3. Educators will examine issues such as underachievement, barriers to providing support for the gifted student and to understand this complex topic and for personalizing the program curriculum for gifted learners.
  4. Participants will be presented with eleven ways to differentiate instruction for gifted learners such as organization, teacher and student roles, techniques and strategies, special assignments and evaluation.
  5. Educators will learn about rubrics, instruction, enrichment and advanced placement strategies or for classroom implementation. Parenting Issues are also presented.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Teaching Gifted Students in the Regular Classroom

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues

$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)


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Five Love Languages for Educators

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

  • accredited nationwide
  • start any time
  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
  • all course materials included with course tuition
  • view FAQ

Course Description

This course examines the psychological dynamics of Love Languages and their impact on social and family systems. Educators will become knowledgeable about the various types of love languages and how they apply to students in school settings. Teachers will research the issues and dynamics of attachment theory. They will discover their own type of love language and how they can apply the 5 Love Languages to education. The course examines social and psychological issues in human relations so teachers can work effectively with students and parents in classroom and school settings. (3 credits).

Teacher feedback about this course

$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

Five Love Languages for Educators

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will have a working knowledge of the different types of love styles and attachment theory issues that people use for human needs and emotions.
  2. Teachers will analyze possible causes of divorce, family issues and the impact on the affective needs of children, adolescents and student applications.
  3. Participants will learn how to incorporate and evaluate the love languages of children, teens and students in classrooms and school environments.
  4. Educators will be able to discern the 5 languages: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service and Physical Touch and apply them appropriately.
  5. Educators will participate in family, friends as well as peer discussions and research topics related to the love language topics as applied to human relations.
  6. Teachers will write about love languages in family and society with an emphasis on attachment theory as applied to society, students and school environments.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Five Love Languages for Educators

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues

$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)


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A Nation Of Wimps The High Cost of Invasive Parenting

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

  • accredited nationwide
  • start any time
  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
  • all course materials included with course tuition
  • view FAQ

Course Description

This course examines the approaches to parenting in our current culture. The styles of parenting in today’s culture are more abstract and permissive regarding limits and discipline. These behaviors are manifested by students whose misbehaviors are modeled and protected by parents and media. The family dynamics in society are very different then previous generations. Social attitudes regarding values and children along with overprotective parenting are issues in schools and classrooms. Ways of addressing these complex social and family dynamics are presented. Educators will research and develop writings and activities regarding these issues for school applications.

Teacher feedback about this course

$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

A Nation Of Wimps The High Cost of Invasive Parenting

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will review the historical progression of rules and unrealistic expectations that have been implemented in society to protect children from themselves.
  2. Teachers will look at how schools have been blamed for all of society problems and how schools have taken on the responsibility of addressing all potential situations.
  3. Educators will examine social change that have taken place and that shifts have placed the burden of responsibility from individuals or parents onto other institutions, teachers, social support staff and school systems.
  4. Teaches will explore ways to discern problem situations and then place the burden of responsibility where it belongs and to address overly protective parents.
  5. Educators will then research this topic as it relates to their society, personal lives as well as its impact on schools, classrooms, students and apply solutions to these issues.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

A Nation Of Wimps The High Cost of Invasive Parenting

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues

$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)


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Character and Temperament Types: Please Understand Me

- 2 Credits - 

2 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

  • accredited nationwide
  • start any time
  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
  • all course materials included with course tuition
  • view FAQ

Course Description

Educators will have a working knowledge of the four temperament types that include: Rational, Guardian, Artisan and Idealist. Personalities of their students and adults in educational and social settings will be explored. Participants will take the personality test to determine what temperament type they are, as well as their own particular teaching and learning style preferences. Educators will be able to apply the character and temperament types to classroom and school settings. They will also examine inter-faculty relationships and school staff to improve communications, productivity and effectiveness.

Teacher feedback about this course

$295

2 Semester Graduate Credits

Character and Temperament Types: Please Understand Me

- 2 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will have a working knowledge of the four temperament types that include: Rational, Guardian, Artisan and Idealist personalities of their students and adults in educational and social settings.
  2. Participants will take the personality test to determine what temperament type they are as well as their own particular teaching and learning styles preferences.
  3. Educators will be able to apply the character and temperament types to classroom and school settings. They will also apply them to inter-faculty relationships and school staff to improve communications, productivity and effectiveness.
  4. Educators will respond to the questions about how personality and character traits apply to classroom instruction, student and teacher effectiveness in school and society

Credit Hours

2 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Character and Temperament Types: Please Understand Me

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues

$295

(2 Semester Graduate Credits)


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Assertive Discipline

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

  • accredited nationwide
  • start any time
  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
  • all course materials included with course tuition
  • view FAQ

Course Description

This course will present traditional discipline strategies for classroom management in a proactive and assertive form. The myths that blame teachers for student misconduct are exposed in an age of misapplied self-esteem and increasing safety concerns. Educators learn to maintain a structured and supportive learning environment at all times with discipline plans from the books resources. Applying consequences along with positive recognition are outlined. Discover traditional classroom-proven practices that reduce teacher distractions so educators can focus on instruction and students learning.

Teacher feedback about this course

$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

Assertive Discipline

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will learn how assertive discipline approaches assists and supports teacher rights, authority and responsibilities.
  2. Teachers will examine myths and misinformation that often unjustifiably blame teachers for issues beyond their control or authority.
  3. Educators will be presented with numerous discipline plans and behavior modification strategies for implementation into the classroom environment.
  4. Students will be able to use the specific directives, implementing consequences and on-task behavior strategies for classroom management.
  5. Teachers will develop a discipline plan or classroom management activity that utilizes positive recognition along with limits, structure and respect for authority.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Assertive Discipline

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues

$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)


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At-Risk Learners: Best Practices

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

  • accredited nationwide
  • start any time
  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
  • all course materials included with course tuition
  • view FAQ

Course Description

This course presents 46 research-based tools, worksheets and resources which have been field-tested at schools and in dropout prevention programs nationwide. They help teachers, administrators, counselors and special educators who work with at-risk learners. It also explores the 15 strategies identified by the National Dropout Prevention Center. The book has indexes by grade level, job title and by individual strategy. Educators will research the topic; develop writings, lessons or activities for classroom applications that help at-risk students to be successful in school.

Teacher feedback about this course

$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

At-Risk Learners: Best Practices

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will acquire a framework of working knowledge to teach at-risk students.
  2. Participants taking this course will learn about ways of encouraging students to think about staying in school and how to make schools family friendly.
  3. Educators will learn how to identify high-performing at-risk students and what parents can do to intervene when their child begins to fail in school.
  4. Participants will explore the best practices and strategies that can help reduce school disenfranchisement and potential dropouts.
  5. Educators will research the topic, develop a lesson or activities that utilizes strategies in the book and use the instructional techniques for improving student achievement.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

At-Risk Learners: Best Practices

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues

$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)


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