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The 5 Practices of Highly Effective Classrooms
This course presents instructional research focused on instructional strategies, literacy skills (including reading, reflection, note taking, vocabulary, compare and contrast), learning styles, curriculum design, and instructional learning teams. Content is presented via streaming videos of researchers, teachers in classrooms, and teachers in learning teams. Robert Marzano, Harvey Silver, and Richard Strong are featured, with downloadable materials. This course would be most effective if taken with several participants from the same school or district.
Highlights: High marks for the content’s research basis and the way the program links research presentations to classroom applications. "Ask the Expert" feature. Emphasis on professional collaboration. Highly rated design and navigation. Extensive supplemental resources.
Run Time & Credit Availability: 5 hours; completing supplemental materials requires at least 10-12 additional hours. The course is best experienced over several weeks or months, which allows time to try out suggested strategies and discuss content in learning teams. Graduate credits are available for an additional fee. For CEUs, print the course description and submit it to your state and/or local office for approval.
- Length: 1Year