Topic: Curriculum and Instruction
Instructor: Mary Johnson
Method: Face to Face (WRK)
Sponsor: AU Southwest Ohio Center
Center Offered: SWPD

Course Description:

New standards, new assessments and more rigorous expectations are the challenges educators face today. Participants will learn how to support students as they learn and use science content and practices .  Participants will develop deeper understanding of the New Learning Standards and Next Generation Assessments. This program includes multiple sessions each focusing on  specific content and skills throughout the school year.

Participants will implement the newly learned skill in their classroom between classroom sessions.  Reflective summaries will be provided for each day of learning.  Participants will be observed as they practice the new information or strategy in their classroom. Participants will also share their learning experience during debrief sessions.

Participants will teach newly learned science content by doing at least two of the following:

Teach students how to construct effective claims and evidence responses

Assess student responses and provide students with feedback for improvement

Effectively use the practices as a means to teach concepts

Develop performance tasks and assessments on an electronic platform

Use close reading strategies in their lessons and assessments

Use formative assessment techniques prior to instruction

Use differentiated science lessons

Use engineering design process

Use differentiated centers


Cost: $175
Timespan of Course:
August 15, 2017 to June 1, 2018
Contact E-mail: merijohnson26@gmail.com

Meeting Times

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Course Number: EDU*6280*H8
Academic Term: 18/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 1.00
Subject: EDU