Have a plan for changing the world? It’s time to learn how to DO it!
A report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows that employers want job candidates with strong communication skills. Similarly, educational success also requires the ability to articulate your thoughts clearly. In this class, we will study the principles of public speaking; critically examine our own and others’ speeches through interactive practice.
Given their emphasis on complex and sophisticated disciplinary skills and understandings, the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards require ways of assessing that go beyond routine multiple-choice tests. This nine-week course will focus on building educators’ capacity to use, develop, and implement curriculum-embedded performance assessments that fit local contexts.
A stunt is a feat of daring, an act with a beginning and end, focused on showing off a specific skill. The Stunt Writing For Personal Experience class includes prompts, lectures, readings, and discussions for writers of any age, at any level.
We live in a digitally connected world. The way information is generated, shared, processed and distributed is significantly impacting how we learn. If you have a passion for teaching and learning, and want to be an awesome educator now and in the coming decades, this course is for you! We will begin the journey of becoming a dynamic educator for the digital age.
Foundations of Teaching for Learning is a program of study primarily for people who are currently teaching but have had no formal teacher education. It is an introductory program that considers the three domains of being a teacher: Professional Knowledge and Understanding; Professional Practice; and Professional Values, Relationships and Engagement.
This course introduces what we already know, and what we are still discovering about the form and function of the human brain.
Explore the field of student affairs and career opportunities within.
The Deeper Learning MOOC (DLMOOC) is a collaborative exploration of deeper learning and putting progressive theory into real practice by looking at what education could and should be about.
This course is a first step in helping to develop an appreciation of key skills required for those planning on going to university.
Acumen and The Ariel Group have created a hands-on course to help you develop your practical skills as a storyteller. Whether you work in an office making presentations in the boardroom, as a teacher with 30 to 300 students, interacting with customers, or one-on-one with individuals, using the elements of story bring you closer to your audience.
En este curso se presentará a los participantes los elementos básicos de Moodle para implementar su aula virtual como recurso de apoyo en la docencia presencial.
Learn the basics of child nutrition and how to make healthy meals for healthy children and families.
Examine the world of children from 0 to 5 years. Explore how they develop and learn in this critical stage.
Become a confident trainer by developing an understanding of Adult learners and what motivates them to learn.
Get a grounding in facilitating a group of adult learners, in an online or face to face learning environment.
Explore education as a social institution that’s shaped by and part of shaping a constantly changing world.
In this class, we will study the principles of public speaking, and critically examine our own and others’ speeches through interactive practice.
Have you ever faced a decision you really struggled over, but just couldn’t find your way? Imagine you had been given a set of tools, so you were confident of making the best choice you could make. This course provides a path to developing those decision skills and improving your life.
En este curso se van a aprender desde cero las bases neurobiológicas del aprendizaje, la conducta social, emocional y de la creatividad. Previamente se aprenderán las estructuras y funciones básicas del Sistema Nervioso.