Creating Classroom Centers

Topic: Curriculum and Instruction
Instructor: Rebecca Gribble
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: Jackson Local Schools
Location: SKPD

Course Description:

Discover how easy and effective classroom centers can really be! In this class, you'll learn how to create and implement activities that boost learning in the classroom. You'll see what makes a truly successful center, gat a warning about pitfalls to avoid, and gain tips for keeping your planning time to a minimum. The class also offers a simple system for creating a centers schedule and shepherding student through the process. You'll even get strategies for managing students who finish early, and discover how a regular centers routine can increase your small-group instruction opportunities each day. By the time you finish the class, you'll not only have the knowledge you need to get the most out of centers-you'll have a wealth of resources and center ideas you can take and try so you can get started right away!

Students MUST enroll through Jackson Township Community Education to participate in the class. Additional fee for the online class is $115. For more information including a schedule of class dates and to register directly online contact Jackson Local Schools at    This class is offered every month through JTCE and has an ongoing registration for credit with Ashland University.

Cost: $260
Timespan of Course:
July 17, 2013 to August 29, 2014
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Registration Information:
Course Number: 247
Course Section Name: EDU*6250*M4
Academic Term: 14/GW
Academic Level: GW
Credits: 2.00
Subject: EDU