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UW-Green BayEducation Outreach

0991C - Best Practices in Instruction for Initial Teachers

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Course Description:

This class is designed to help new teachers develop skills and knowledge that will increase their success in the classroom. It will help beginning teachers to gain deeper understanding of five areas. In the area of lesson design, participants will learn the significance of clear learning targets and the use of curricular documents in creating lessons. The second area will be in assessment where participants will learn proper assessment techniques and build their skills by using new assessment programs. The third area will be in differentiation where participants will learn why it is necessary to differentiate for all students including special education students. The fourth area of focus will be in communication where participants will learn techniques for effective communication with students and parents, as an integral member of the professional school, and with the local community through effective communication techniques. Lastly, students will learn what technology is available and begin to integrate various technologies into lessons and assessments.

Eligibility - all newly hired teachers in the Plymouth School District are eligible to enroll; others interested in enrolling need to contact Pam Harney at paharney@plymouth.k12.wi.us or 920-893-6911.


~Offered in partnership with the Plymouth School District
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One Graduate Credit ($325)
  • Course Number: ED & HUD 795-6, section 7418 (#0991C)

  • Prerequisite: Graduate Standing (Must have earned a bachelor’s degree). All newly hired teachers in the Plymouth School District are eligible to enroll; others interested in enrolling need to contact Pam Harney at paharney@plymouth.k12.wi.us or 920-893-6911.

  • Schedule: Monday through Thursday, August 20-23 (8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) and Friday, August 24, 2012 (8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.). Requirements include completion of a formal lesson plan that will be implemented in the classroom and observed by the course instructor or building administrator (to be scheduled individually); and completion of a monthly reflection log through February 2013. All assignments for this course will be completed by March 1, 2013.

  • Teacher Standards # 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9

Location of Course: Plymouth - Plymouth High School


Course Instructor(s): Amy Flood - Instructor Bio
                                        Pamela Harney - Instructor Bio

Registration Deadline: 8/20/2012

Syllabus Link: Click here for PDF of course syllabus

 

To Register For This Course:

Click the "Register Online" link or contact Mary Ann in the UW-Green Bay Education Outreach Office at (920) 465-2480 or toll-free at 800-621-2313. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:45 AM-4:30 PM. Or, please email your request to us at educationoutreach@uwgb.edu.

Registration for this Event is Closed