Activating Innovative and Entrepreneurial Thinking In Classroom Instruction

Course Summary:

As an educator, are you concerned about the lack of creativity, interest, and initiative in your students in the classroom? Would you like to find instructional methods that will tap into your students’ interests and ingenuity? Are you concerned about how you can best prepare students for the workforce and combat the high rate of unemployment in the nation? Would you like to offer instructional units in your classroom that foster innovation and entrepreneurialism in your students?

This comprehensive instructional course provides educators and administrators with proven methods to create instructional units that will foster innovation and entrepreneurialism in students. This online course guides educators through a series of modules that will result in their understanding of the global achievement gap and how to include entrepreneurialism (local, social, and global) while strengthening speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. Teachers will learn how easy it is to align standards while developing 21st century skills such as collaboration, global communication, consensus building, initiative, understanding of economic business models, and creativity. Educators will learn how to create instructional units that are based on the research of Tony Wagner, Yong Zhao, Howard Gardner, Sir Ken Robinson, and Kathleen D. Fletcher. This course will improve teacher effectiveness and provide educators with instructional strategies that can be immediately implemented in the classroom.

What You Need To Know

  1. This course will provide you with 3 Graduate Credits through Ashland University.
  2. Courses start on September 1st, 2016 and end on August 31st, 2017.
  3. Note: (Rolling Admissions. Self-paced course. Register anytime. Complete course within semester dates)
  4. Credit Cost: $150 per graduate credit x 3 = $450* (Payable to Ashland University)
  5. Course Cost: $149 per course (Payable to NaMaYa)
  6. Length: 36 Contact Hours

*Credit Cost is lower if you are part of a Group/Bulk Registration with 20+ Teachers. To inquire more about that, please contact us at

Don’t forget to register with Ashland University in order to earn Graduate Credits. Failure to register with Ashland University before the end date will disqualify participants from earning credits.

*Strict refund policy on Ashland University fees. Only exceptions are for documented medical emergency and must be approved by PDS Director.