Instructional Strategies for Academic Success

Instructional Strategies for Academic Success
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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No single strategy can guarantee that a child will learn. Instructional strategies work in collaboration with other educational methods to influence student learning. Our Instructional Strategies for Academic Success course explores over 330 specific instructional strategies. We discuss how to use assessments, how to conduct lessons, and implement rules and procedures all while building positive relationships with students. 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe how to provide clear learning goals and how to use assessments
  • Identify educational strategies, including knowledge application lessons
  • Recall how to use engagement strategies and implement rules and procedures
  • Recognize how to build relationships and communicate expectations

Instructional Strategies for Academic Success Module 1
Learning Goals and Assessments 

In this first module, we discuss how to provide and communicate clear learning goals. In order to provide effective feedback, learning goals need to first be implemented and understandable. We also examine how assessments can provide students with methods to advance their learning. 

  • Scales and Rubrics
  • Tracking Student Progress
  • Informal Assessments
  • Formal Assessments
  • Processing Content

Instructional Strategies for Academic Success Module 2
Lesson Planning Strategies 

In module two, we describe a number of different strategies for student learning. Aspects of procedural and declarative knowledge are discussed, as well as ways to implement direct instruction, structured practice, and knowledge application lessons.

  • Structured Practice Sessions
  • Knowledge Application Lessons
  • Cognitively Complex Tasks
  • Strategies that Appear in all Types of Lessons
  • Highlighting Critical Information

Instructional Strategies for Academic Success Module 3 
Engagement Strategies, Rules, and Procedures

Engagement is divided into four components: paying attention, being energized, being intrigued, and being inspired. We examine ways to use engaging strategies to assist with learning, which can help motivate and inspire students. We also discuss proper ways to establish rules and procedures within your classroom.

  • Response Rates
  • Academic Games
  • Intensity and Enthusiasm
  • Motivation and Inspiring Students
  • Establishing Rules and Procedures

Instructional Strategies for Academic Success Module 4
High Expectations

Building relationships with your students is one of the most beneficial things you can do as their teacher. The greater the expectations, the more you feel comfortable with providing a challenging and interact environment. Our final module discusses ways to build relationships, communicate high expectations, and promote teacher growth and development. 

  • Building Relationships
  • Displaying Objectivity and Control
  • Communicating High Expectations
  • Making System Changes
  • Teacher Development

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.