Great teachers are remembered not for the knowledge they impart but for the way they encourage and lift their students’ achievement, not just in a subject, but in the important skills of living a fulfilling life. We have all had at least one teacher that left is inspired! If you are an inspiring educator striving to reach all students; this course will help you to realize that goal.
Isn’t it true that great teachers are born not made? We say “not at all”. With the guidance of the courses in this series, you can take your teaching to a new level; one that brings the highest degree of satisfaction to yourself and your students. Great teachers are remembered not for the knowledge they impart but for the way they encourage and lift their students’ achievement, not just in a subject, but in the important skills of living a fulfilling life. These skills of happiness, of inspiration, compassion, curiosity and resilience are essential for both the learner and the teacher. This course will bring research to inform along with techniques and activities to imbue your delivery of required curriculum with the essence of greatness-both yours and your students’.
The inspiring educator strives to reach all students; the purpose of this course is to help teachers who aspire to inspire to realize that goal.
In this course participants will have an opportunity to:
- Read and study inspirational resources.
- Plan to help students in need.
- Plan to recognize all students.
- Determine his/her strengths and best to use them.
- Communicate with other teachers about being an inspirational teacher.
Course Relation to Professional Standards
This course aligns to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
TEACHERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MANAGING AND MONITORING STUDENT LEARNING.
- Teachers Call on Multiple Methods to Meet Their Instructional Goals
- Teachers Value Student Engagement
- Teachers Engage Students in the Learning Process
TEACHERS ARE MEMBERS OF LEARNING COMMUNITIES
- Teachers Use Feedback and Research to Improve Their Practice and Positively Impact Student Learning
This course aligns with National Student Standards
NL-Eng-K12.1 READING FOR PERSPECTIVE
- Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, themselves, and of the cultures of the US and the world…
NL-ENG-K12.2 UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE
- Students read a wide range of literature from many periods in many genres to build an understanding of the many dimensions (e.g. philosophical, ethical, aesthetic) of the human experience.
38 years in K-12 and post-secondary education, AVID teacher, Path Specialist, Multicultural Specialist.
AVID staff developer, Equity trainer, REACH facilitator, Equity/TitleIX/Section 504 Compliance, Officer.
My goal is to support teachers as they strive to become more culturally responsive in order to meet the diverse needs of their students.
I enjoy writing, painting, ATV’ing, camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities.