Teachers enrolled in this course will...


  • a variety of ways to increase the engagement of the students in their class, and be able to apply the steps involved in teaching these practices
  • How to prepare your classroom for cooperative learning by arranging the learning environment and teaching students necessary procedures- Ways to integrate technology, including clickers, to actively involve students


  • that the more time their students spend actively involved in their learning, the greater their achievement will be
  • the materials and resources necessary to begin using these techniques, and what they need to do to make their classroom conducive to active engagement
  • how to incorporate these teaching practices into their daily lessons
  • That writing good essential questions will guide student learning and promote better student conversations

and Be Able To

  • use the strategies learned in this course as formative assessments, and use the data to plan future instruction
  • use cooperative learning and higher level questioning to increase their students’ participation
  • Choose cooperative learning experiences that are appropriate for the content being taught and keep their class actively engaged and learning throughout their instruction

and much, much more!

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