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Teach Like Champion: 49 Techniques that put Students on the Path to College

- 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 provide educators with techniques for improving instructional delivery for students who are on a path to college. Emphases are on high standards, structuring lessons and mastered literacy. Educators will view the DVD video that demonstrates actual sample techniques of book contents for academic achievement. Teachers are introduced to pacing, creating rhythm and will review critical thinking strategies. Educators will utilize the books content and develop lessons, activities and an essay explaining how the information can be implemented in classrooms and schools.

$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

Teach Like a Champion

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will learn various techniques that put students on a path to college by setting high expectations and standards that will ensure academic excellence.
  2. Teachers are presented with developing and structuring lessons that engage students and create a well behaved classroom culture that builds trust and character.
  3. Educators will view and write about the books DVD video contents that demonstrate 25 actual techniques that can be implemented in the classroom.
  4. Teachers are presented with 50 techniques such as pacing, creating rhythm, critical thinking and numerous literacy skills that must be mastered for college success.
  5. Teachers will develop writings, lessons and activities that demonstrate the books concepts and techniques so they can then apply to schools and classrooms.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Teach Like a Champion Review
By Mr. Allen , 7+ years in the classroom (major metropolitan area inner city district)

Teach Like a Champion

Teach Like Champion: 49 Techniques that put Students on the Path to College

- 3 Credits -  3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate PD credits for re-certification andpay-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 provide educators with techniques for improving instructional delivery for students who are on a path to college. Emphases are on high standards, structuring lessons and mastered literacy. Educators will view the DVD video that demonstrates actual sample techniques of book contents for academic achievement. Teachers are introduced to pacing, creating rhythm and will review critical thinking strategies. Educators will utilize

TLC Testimonials

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 & Learning STEM

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Your choice of 1 , 2 , or 3 Credits.

(post-baccalaureate
Semester Graduate 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

In this course, educators will explore how educational research has shown that compared to traditional teacher-centered instruction, certain learner-centered methods lead to improved learning outcomes, greater development of critical high-level skills, and increased retention in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. While the text centers from that of the college teaching perspective, educators of all grades can glean and learn big takeaways from this text.

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$195

(1 Semester Graduate Credit)

Teaching & Learning STEM

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Course Objectives

  1. Educators will explore how to plan and conduct class sessions in which students are actively engaged, irrespective of class size. They will learn how to make good use of technology in face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses and flipped classrooms.
  2. Teachers will exami​ne how ​to assess how well students are acquiring the knowledge, skills, and conceptual understanding the course is designed to teach.
  3. Educators will be presented with ways of​ ​helping students develop expert problem-solving skills and skills in communication, creative thinking, critical thinking, high-performance teamwork, and self-directed learning.
  4. Teachers will have the skills and knowledge to use the course content as a core framework for ​meet the learning needs of STEM students with a broad diversity of attributes and backgrounds.

Credit Hours

Choose Credit Amount

(post-baccalaureate professional development graduate credits)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Teaching & Learning STEM

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

$195

(1 Semester Graduate Credit)


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Math Wonders to Inspire Teachers and Students

- 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 help teachers engage students in advanced math lessons and activities that encourage them to explore math principles that are complex and fun to use. The book contains an amazing collection of quirks, illustrations, problems and surprises that engage learners. The book's many problems use attention-getters, motivators, and enrichment activities that keep students exploring mathematical mysteries. Teachers will write an essay on learning theory and develop lessons or activities for classroom applications. As well as to help students use the book content to advance their mathematical inquiry, problem solving and creativity.

$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

Teach Like a Champion

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will explore the various concepts, lessons and activities that stimulate and challenge students in advanced mathematical concepts and problems.
  2. Participants taking this course will learn how to implement a variety of mathematical teaching concepts and complex or creative math problems for advanced learners.
  3. Educators will learn about numerous mathematical lessons that are different and provide challenges and problems solving activities for both teachers and students.
  4. Participants will study and utilize a variety of mathematical teaching strategies and implement various activities for classroom instruction and applications.
  5. Educators will write an essay about math learning theory and they will develop lesson or unit plans using the strategies or activities from the book in their classroom.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Teach Like a Champion

What Others Are Saying About This Course

Michael N. – CO –

“Thank you – I look forward to the possibility of taking a course with you again in the future.“

TLC Testimonials

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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Differentiated Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms

- 1 Credit - 



1 Semester Credit

(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 provide examples of field-tested strategies on how to succeed in today's increasingly diverse classrooms. Educators will learn proven techniques on how to match instructional approaches to the readiness, interests and talents of all students. Teachers will examine learning centers, hands-on activities, contracts, and investigative projects. Educators will learn new ways of structuring lessons to provide "scaffolds" for lesson content and their learning projects. Educators will develop a written paper, lesson plans or activities for classroom applications and student achievement.

Teacher feedback about this course

$195

1 Semester Graduate Credit







Differentiated Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms

- 1 Graduate Credit -






Course Objectives

  1. Educators will learn how differentiated instruction for mixed-ability groups applies to instructional strategies. State or local academic standards are also addressed.
  2. Teachers will examine the role of the teacher in a differentiated classroom setting.
  3. Learners are presented with strategies for managing a differentiated classroom and preparing students and parents for a differentiated classroom approach.
  4. Educators will learn to plan differentiated lessons by readiness, interest and learning profiles for classroom implementation.
  5. Teachers will be able to differentiate content, process, educational products and grading assessments in classrooms with mixed ability learners.

Credit Hours

1 Semester Credit (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Differentiated Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms

What Others Are Saying About This Course

Jean W. – MN –

“The course I took was perfect for me as I am trying to write some Health curriculumwith two other Health teachers in the building. Teaching in Special education and regular ed allows me to see subjects from both sides. Instead of doing the two page paper at the end I chose to write a differentiated lesson plan for my Health class as that will be beneficial to me. Great course. I have recommended to a few others as well.Rubric for grading. My writing assignment corresponds with A/B grade area.”                    

Christine W. – CO –

“Thank you. I am looking forward to the next course. The independent study format works so well for me. I’m grateful that it is available.”                                    

Elizabeth S. – MT –

“I have loved this course, and thank you for putting it out there!Please let me know if you need any more information from me, or would prefer any of this in a different format.And to be perfectly clear, once this course work has been evaluated and turned in to the University, one transcript will reflect both courses I have taken?Thank you so much.”                                    

Erik K. – ID –

“I learned a tremendous amount from this course and it will improve the quality of my classes in the coming year. Thank you for making this course available.“

Patrick J. – NH –

“Thank you for the confirmation email and for offering such an accessible and engaging course. If there are snail mailings for your courses I would be more than happy to post them around our SAU. Between the middle school, high school, our charter and vocational school we have over 200 full time teachers. This total does not include admin, para-professionals or any faculty from our 8 sending elementary schools. Anyways, I am happy to post signage and pass the professional word. “

TLC Testimonials

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


$195

(1 Semester Graduate Credit)








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Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children

- 1 Credit - 



1 Semester Credit

(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 examine the issues related to understanding oppositional and defiant children in the school environment. It will review some of the common approaches that are used and explore other methods of working with these students. Daily classroom management and removal of disruptive students are outlined. Providing social services at school and working with parents are also explained. Behavior modification and developing a positive environment are also reviewed.

Teacher feedback about this course

$195

1 Semester Graduate Credit







Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children

- 1 Graduate Credit -






Course Objectives

  1. Educators will learn about the various characteristics of oppositional children and how having a better understanding of their disposition will assist teachers.
  2. Teachers will review the historical philosophy and commonly used approaches to oppositional children and why they often fail along with alternative solutions.
  3. Learners will explore the classroom environments impact on student behavior and how a variety of modifications can reduce conflict and enhance learning.

Credit Hours

1 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children

What Others Are Saying About This Course

Ian M. – OH –

“Thanks for all your help.Great thing you’ve got going here.“

Lisa C. – OH –

“Thank you for the opportunity to take this class. It was very informative and it will, no doubt, make me a better teacher!.“

Darin K. – OR –

“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.”

TLC Testimonials

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


$195

(1 Semester Graduate Credit)








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Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping

- 1 Credit - 



1 Semester Credit

(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 concepts of curriculum mapping and offers educators concrete advice on how to get the most out of curriculum mapping in classrooms, schools and districts. Teachers new to the concept of curriculum mapping will find this book course a helpful resource to understanding the mapping process and apply it to their curriculum planning and implementation situations. Educators will write chapter reviews and develop curriculum mapping practices for classroom applications that help them plan and strategize their long and short term curriculum delivery.

Teacher feedback about this course

$195

1 Semester Graduate Credit







Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping

- 1 Graduate Credit -






Course Objectives

  1. Teachers will have a working knowledge of the concepts and theories of curriculum mapping for developing school and district curriculum.
  2. Educators taking this course will learn how to use curriculum mapping to learn how to build a learning community and develop curriculum consistency and flexibility.
  3. Students will examine long range mapping for the district and analysis and assessment of data for achievement of school and district goals.
  4. Educators will apply mapping to alternative education settings and benchmark objectives to align curriculum with state standards.
  5. Teachers will be able to use curriculum mapping as a hub to integrate new forms of data decision-making structures and school year instructional planning.

Credit Hours

1 Semester Credit (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping

What Others Are Saying About This Course

TCL Testimonials

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


$195

(1 Semester Graduate Credit)








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Assessment and Grading That Works

- 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

This course explains how to relate classroom assessments in all grades and subjects to content standards. It provides examples of grading systems that show students' academic progress, and how to use them to encourage students to learn more. The course looks at report cards and the future of Standards-Based or Topic-Based Schooling. Educators will develop a written application essay or lesson/unit plan and a research review. They may develop lessons, or activities for classroom applications that utilize the assessment or concepts described in the book.

Teacher feedback about this course

$295

2 Semester Graduate Credits







Assessment and Grading That Works

- 2 Graduate Credits -






Course Objectives

  1. Educators will be presented with the rational for changing traditional classroom grading for the new era in standards education and improving student assessments.
  2. Participants will review the role of standards how to design new classroom assessments for alignment with state standards.
  3. Educators will be given examples of alternative scoring systems and techniques to compute grades that reflect standards-based and topic-based schooling.
  4. Participants will be encouraged to utilize the book information to revising grading techniques and practices and also begin the transition of grade transformation in their classrooms.
  5. Educators will be able to develop assessments that encourage learning and begin looking at report cards of the future for Standards-Based or Topic-Based Schooling.

Credit Hours

2 Semester Credits
(post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Assessment and Grading That Works

What Others Are Saying About This Course

TLC Testimonials

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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Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works

- 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 shows educators how to implement the researched-based instructional strategies with educational technologies. Various computer and internet applications are presented along with lesson-planning ideas and strategies for every grade level. The book provides word processing applications, organizing software, data collection tools and web resources for teachers to use in various classroom lessons and settings. Educators will apply the book concepts to utilize technology with their classroom instruction as well as develop lessons for classroom implementation.

$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits







Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works

- 3 Graduate Credits -






Course Objectives

  1. Educators will learn how to effectively use researched-based instructional strategies that work with educational technologies, such as computer and internet applications.
  2. Participants will learn which strategies work best for what students will be learning. They will also be presented with ideas of how to provide evidence of student learning when using technology.
  3. Educators will be presented with word processing applications, spreadsheet software organizing tools and multimedia for lesson planning in classroom applications.
  4. Participants will be exposed to web and data collection resources as well as Identifying communication software for educator or student homework practice.
  5. Educators will learn how to best use and integrate technology into their instruction and write a research review or develop unit and lessons applying the course content in their classroom instruction.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits
(post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works

What Others Are Saying About This Course

Tandi F. – OH –

“Thank you I learned a few things Im already trying to use in my classroom, even an old technology teacher can learn a few new tricks. “

TLC Testimonials

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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School Law For Educators: What Every Teacher Should Know

- 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

This course examines the numerous school law and legal issues that affect the public school system. Educators will become knowledgeable about the various social, legal and political issues that are manifested in school systems. It will provide educators with a general understanding of how various legal issues have been decided. The course will provide teachers with a school law background so they can work with students or educators and feel more comfortable in their school settings.

$295

2 Semester Graduate Credits







School Law: What Every Educator Should Know

- 2 Graduate Credits -






Course Objectives

  1. Educators will have a working knowledge of basic legal issues that affect the teachers and the public schools system.
  2. Teachers will examine collective bargaining contracts, tenure and freedom of expression, association representation for educators and school environments.
  3. Educators will be able to discern the legal dynamics related to religion, prayer, and expression issues in schools as well as free of the press and speech.
  4. Teachers will study the legal issues related to due process, personnel management decisions as well as the legal concept of governmental immunity.
  5. Educators will write about legal issues relating to students, teachers, parents and administrators as they may apply to their school and personal experience.

Credit Hours

2 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

School Law: What Every Educator Should Know

School Law For Educators: What Every Teacher Should Know

- 2 Credits - 2 Semester Credits(post-baccalaureate PD credits for re-certification andpay-step increases)accredited nationwidestart any timeup to 5 months to completeindependent studyall course materials included with course tuitionview FAQCourse DescriptionThis course examines the numerous school law and legal issues that affect the public school system. Educators will become knowledgeable about the various social, legal and political issues that are manifested in school systems. It will provide educators with a general understanding of how various legal issues have been decided. The course will provide teachers with a school law background so they can work with students or educators and feel more comfortable in

TLC Testimonials

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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Succeeding with Portfolios in Your Classroom

- 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

This course will examine portfolio organization and development in greater detail with specific strategies and applications. Identifying learning expectations and portfolio criteria will assist teachers in goals setting and classroom instruction. Organizing portfolios for evaluation and grading will help educators to incorporate standards and learning assessments. This course will help educators assemble their own portfolio and teach portfolio development for K-12 students for school applications.

Teacher feedback about this course

$295

2 Semester Graduate Credits







Portfolios in Your Classroom

- 2 Graduate Credits -






Course Objectives

  1. Educators will determine the basics of student portfolios and select categories for entry into their portfolios to demonstrate student progress and accomplishments.
  2. Teachers will read about identifying learning expectations and criteria to utilize in developing materials, projects and activities for portfolio inclusion.
  3. Students will examine some of the learning samples included in the book and reflect on the validity and significance of various portfolio entries.
  4. Educators will read about how to get students started with portfolios and how they help educators in evaluation, assessment and parental relations.
  5. Teachers will learn about developing portfolios for their professional development and demonstrate their knowledge and ability to teach K-12 students about portfolios.

Credit Hours

2 Semester Credits
(post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Portfolios in Your Classroom

Succeeding with Portfolios in Your Classroom

- 2 Credits - 2 Semester Credits(post-baccalaureate PD credits for re-certification andpay-step increases)accredited nationwidestart any timeup to 5 months to completeindependent studyall course materials included with course tuitionview FAQCourse DescriptionThis course will examine portfolio organization and development in greater detail with specific strategies and applications. Identifying learning expectations and portfolio criteria will assist teachers in goals setting and classroom instruction. Organizing portfolios for evaluation and grading will help educators to incorporate standards and learning assessments. This course will help educators assemble their own portfolio and teach portfolio development for K-12 students for school applications.Teacher feedback about this course$2 Semester Graduate CreditsPortfolios in

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$295

(2 Semester Graduate Credits)








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