Creative learning for children ages 3-13
July 3 - 28, 2017

Effective Teaching Strategies

For new AND veteran teachers, a course that provides an essential tool-kit for the educator hoping to optimize his or her practice.

Topics will include:

 • Using backward design to plan standards-based units

• Creating ongoing formative assessments to inform curriculum and instruction

• Chunking a lesson

• Using activators and summarizers to maximize student learning

• Promoting higher-level thinking

• Differentiating instruction for all learners

• Creating a positive classroom climate

• Collaborating with colleagues

• Forming partnerships with students’ families and communities