Humboldt State University
- Pricing & Details
(You Save: $30.00)
- Number of:
3.0000 university semester credits, 4.0000 university quarter credits
(university fees are additional)
Student populations in schools today are very diverse. Students differ in their readiness to learn, the ways in which they prefer to learn, and the areas of interest that motivate their learning. Differentiated instruction is based on the belief that classrooms where students are active learners, active inquirers, and active problem solvers are more effective than those where students passively receive a “one-size-fits-all” curriculum.
This course introduces teachers to instructional strategies and methodologies that will enable them to create powerful learning experiences to meet the wide range of different student needs in their classrooms.
School improvement plans in virtually every school, regardless of grade level configuration, underscore the importance of helping all students achieve academic success and meet educational standards. It is clear from the research that the intentional use of differentiated instruction strategies is highly effective in meeting diverse learner needs and positively impacting student achievement.
This course focuses on best practices in differentiation and provides teachers with the knowledge and skills they need to implement these methods in their own classrooms. Through learning activities, and the practice and application of skills, participants gain new levels of expertise which will enable them to create instructional experiences in an engaging classroom atmosphere to help all of their students reach their full potential.
- Understand the principles of differentiated instruction
- Learn the components of learning style and their applications in the classroom
- Understand how enduring understanding, student engagement, student outcomes, and teacher behaviors that cause learning to happen are critical elements of differentiated instruction
- Practice designing multiple paths to reach a specific learning objective
- Create lessons that differentiate content, process, and product
- Learn how to differentiate instruction to meet diverse student learning styles, readiness levels, and interests
- Understand how brain-compatible learning corresponds with differentiated instruction methodologies
- Design learning activities that increase student engagement by enhancing semantic, episodic, procedural, automatic, and emotional memories
- Plan lessons that differentiate instruction across four continuums
- Practice using tiered instruction and anchor activities with flexible groups
- Design and use essential questions and effective questioning strategies
- Understand how scaffolding and coaching can assist struggling learners
- Explore practical ideas for increasing active student participation and using graphic organizers in a whole-class setting
- Understand how to use assessment as an integral part of instruction in a differentiated classroom
- Design performance tasks to use as assessment tools
- Plan and teach lessons based upon enduring understanding that differentiate content, process, and product to meet individual student needs
Course Description, Enrollment and Pricing
Humboldt State University
CE Credits Online and Humboldt State University Extended Education are pleased to offer you online professional development courses designed to improve teaching and student achievement.
- Asynchronous – start at any time
- Self-paced – work at your own convenience
- Completely online – no commuting, parking, missed classes and no dress code!
- User friendly and engaging with numerous videos that model new strategies and skills
- Facilitated by highly trained moderators.
Humboldt State University (HSU):
HSU offers post baccalaureate, 700 level credits based on a semester system
. The credit fee due from the student is $46 per credit.
Initiating Your University Credit Request
CE Credits Online is the course provider and Humboldt State University is the accrediting institution. The HSU Office of Extended Education issues the university credit, and there is a fee of $50 per credit. Upon completion of your course, you have two weeks to apply and pay for university credit. University credit fees are not included in the price listed.
Once we have verified that all your coursework is completed and approved, and we have received the credit fees, your paperwork, along with the fees, will be sent to Humboldt State University for processing at the end of each month. The processing of your credits can take up to 6-8 weeks from the time of your request.
For more information regarding this process you may visit University Affiliations.
Information for California
California State Information
WHAT IS NEEDED TO RENEW A PROFESSIONAL CLEAR CREDENTIAL
To renew a Multiple Subject, Single Subject, Services, and Specialist Professional Clear Credential, you must complete the following three requirements at five-year intervals:
Complete an individual program of professional growth activities that consists of a minimum of 150 clock-hours of participation in activities that contribute to competence, performance, or effectiveness in the profession of education. This requirement is referred to as the professional growth requirement.
Serve successfully in a certificated position or in another professional capacity in a public or private preschool, elementary school, middle school, or secondary school for the equivalent of at least one-half of a school year. This requirement is referred to as the professional service requirement.
Submission of Materials
Submit to the Commission a completed Renewal & Reissuance Application form (41-REN) with the self-verification section completed and the current processing fee. You do not need to submit the Professional Growth Plan and Record or the Verification of Successful Service forms with your application for renewal; however, the Commission reserves the right to request submission of these forms for auditing purposes any time within one year following submission of the application.
The key to the professional clear renewal is working with a professional growth advisor. The advisor serves as your mentor, helping you to set goals that will be valuable to your growth. The advisor also discusses professional growth activities that will contribute to your competence, performance, or effectiveness as an educator. The advisor verifies you have completed your professional growth activities.
Referenced from California
Why choose CE Credits Online
How CE Credits Online courses satisfy the individual program of professional growth activities
You may complete one or more college or university courses.
Acceptable courses include lower division, upper division, or graduate level courses offered on campus, off campus, or through extension by any regionally-accredited two-year or four-year college or university, in California or outside of this state. Courses may be taken for college credit. Courses must be completed, and the credential holder must earn a grade of C or better in courses that are taken for credit (or a pass in courses taken on a “pass or fail” basis). Clock-hours recorded on the Plan and Record form are restricted to time spent in class, time spent in laboratory or discussion sections that are associated with the class, and time spent on out-of-class assignments that you and your professional growth advisor agree would qualify as activities in categories 2 through 7. For example, you could record time spent on an individual study that was part of a college course, provided you examine a specified topic, produce a written report or other tangible product, and evaluate the individual project and its product. If time spent seated in the classroom is longer than the times listed in the conversion table, an explanation will be needed. Required lab work is an example of when extra time might be recorded. Time spent completing routine out-of-class assignments, such as reading assignments or preparing for tests, may not be recorded.
Once you complete your selected CE Credits Online course you may request university credits from Humboldt State University.
Semester Unit.................................... 15 Clock-Hours
You may request university, post baccalaureate, academic credit(s) from CE Credits Online partner university, Humboldt State University. CE Credits Online suggests California teachers contact their professional growth advisor to obtain verification that the proposed activity meets criteria and needs of the teacher's individual Professional Development Plan (PDP), his/her school's professional development plan, and the local school system's professional development plan.
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