This professional development course is available for LAUSD teachers and can be used for salary advancement and recertification.
This professional learning online course will introduce you to American education, from its history and the governmental policies that have guided it, down to the actual workings within today's classroom. Education reflects the culture and values of society, and, when these change, education follows suit. Reform efforts in society have dramatically altered American education, and this high quality course will present an overview of these changes and the challenges that beset the classroom teacher.
The role of the teacher has changed significantly over the past decade. Teachers are the facilitators of acquiring knowledge rather than the possessors of knowledge. Students need to be active learners during their schooling experience, and the responsibility of education does not lie solely with the teacher; students, families and community members are all educators in the educational process of a child. This online learning course will open your eyes to the world of education and will equip you with teaching strategies to be an effective teacher.
Teachers will be able:
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