Teach Like a Champion: The Path to College

ED 501 Course Syllabus and Assignments

Course Readings

Teach Like Champion: 49 Techniques that put Students on the Path to College by Doug Lemov. 2010. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 323 pages.

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.

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.

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Course Syllabus and Assignment Rubrics

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The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards seeks to identify and recognize teachers who effectively enhance student learning and demonstrate the high level of knowledge, skills, abilities and commitments. This course aligns with #1, #2, #3 #4 and #5 of those standards.

Chapter Review/Reflections:

Write several paragraphs summarizing the main ideas, knowledge or information you thought was significant from each chapter in the book. Extended bullet points of main issues are also acceptable. See rubric for guidelines.

Chapters:

1. Setting High Academic Expectations
2. Plan to Ensures Academic Achievement
3. Structuring & Delivering Your Lessons
4. Engaging Students in Your Lessons
5. Creating a Strong Classroom Culture
6. Setting & Maintaining Hi Behavior's
7. Building Character and Trust
8. Pacing: Techniques for Creating Rhythm
9. Think Critically: Techniques for Q & R
10. All Teachers must be Reading Teachers
11. Fundamentals: Decoding, Vocab, Fluency
12. Comprehension: What they Read

Writing Assignments

Read the book: Teach Like Champion: 49 Techniques that put Students on the Path to College by Doug Lemov. Write chapter Reviews/Reflections for each of the chapters in the book. View the enclosed DVD and write a Video Review about the content. Then Develop a project or activity or a lesson/unit plan utilizing various concepts in the book. Write a two-page Final Application Essay summarizing key dynamics from the course. Focus your writings and activities on the concepts or strategies from the course experience. Write about how you can apply them to your teaching methods, instructional practice and school or classroom environment, See Assignment Rubrics below.

Required Assignments

1. Book readings, Chapter Reviews/Reflections
2. Research Article Review
3. Lesson/Unit Plan or Project/Activity
4. Final Application Essay

Writing Format: Use size 12 font size and 1.5 line spacing, Bolded headers and titles. Feel free to use your own styling format or an APA /MA writing style format.

Email Assignments to: teacherslearningcenter@gmail.com in 1 or 2 Words docs.
Instructor: Joseph C'de Baca 727-258-7233

Teach Like a Champion: The Path to College

$395

3 Credits

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Email * (please provide personal email - school district emails often fail or get blocked)
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