This comprehensive instructional course provides educators and administrators proven methods to integrate the Arts with the implementation of the Common Core ELA/History and Social Studies requirements. This course provides an understanding of how to use the Arts with the Common Core Learning Standards of ELA/History and Social Studies for creative, engaging, and effective lessons or instructional units. This course will improve teacher effectiveness and engagement of urban students for increased student achievement.
The focus of this course is to support teachers by illustrating how integrating the Arts with the Common Core Learning Standards in ELA and History/Social Students can work together to help students master reading, writing, listening and speaking standards. This interactive online course is designed for job-embedded learning and practical classroom application using our virtual lesson study process. This online learning environment will help facilitate the process for teachers to better incorporate the instructional practices outlined within the new Common Core Learning Standards in ELA/History and Social Studies and the Arts.
Activating Innovative and Entrepreneurial Thinking In Classroom Instruction
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.