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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What is Danielson's Framework for Teaching?
Course SummaryThis course shows you the practical applications of Danielson's Framework for Teaching. Work through these simple lessons and resources at any time to see how you can integrate this framework in your own classroom and how it can benefit student learning and engagement.
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The chapters in the course will help you develop a better understanding of what the Danielson's Framework for Teaching is, its individual components and how you can use it to improve your classroom instruction. Each chapter is composed of a number of short, engaging lessons that will explain this topic and a series of lesson transcripts and quizzes to help you reinforce your understanding of the material covered.
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Designed to fit a busy schedule the lessons of this course are mobile device compatible so that if you have accesses to a mobile device you can watch them on your own time. Also they are short enough you can watch on break or between other activities.
In Addition to the lesson videos, transcripts and quizzes, this course includes:
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- A practice chapter exam you can use test your overall understanding of the material presented in a chapter
How it Helps
- Increases awareness: This course will help you improve you own awareness of the values of empirically supported teaching methods such as the Danielson's Framework for Teaching.
- Teaches new strategies: In this lesson you will learn how to use the Danielson's Framework for Teaching.
- Improves student performance: After using implementing this new technique in your classroom you should see improvements in your student's performance.
|Introduction to Danielson's Framework for Teaching||Discover the definition, components and benefits of Danielson's Framework for Teaching|
|Knowledge of Content & Pedagogy||Analyze the structure of disciplinary subjects, the importance of prerequisites and their influence on lesson planning, and pedagogical content knowledge|
|Student Development & Learning|| Contrast social, emotional and cognitive development and learning proficiency|
Examine differentiated instruction, diversity in the classroom and special needs education
|Setting instructional Outcomes||Setting clear and balanced instructional outcomes for diverse learners and based on value, sequence and alignment|
|Designing Instruction & Assessments|| Selecting appropriate resources and adapting materials|
Engaging students, using ability grouping, and designing sequenced instruction
Student assessments, formative assessments, self-assessment and peer-assessment
Monitoring and providing written feedback
|Creating & Managing a Class Room Environments|| Applying classroom management techniques for behavior, positive learning, collaboration, activities and classroom materials|
Creating a learning environment and designing a classroom for effective learning
|Managing Student Behavior & Communication||Communicating student expectations and goals, monitoring and disciplining behavior issues, and understanding scaffolding instruction|
|Using Questions & Discussion Techniques in Teaching||Apply techniques for class discussions, using reflection questions and encouraging participation|
|Engaging Students in the Learning Processes||Identifying student engagement, planning engagement activities, developing effective lesson plans and using grouping strategies|
|Flexible, Responsible & Reflective Teaching||Adjusting lesson plans, identifying teachable moments, helping struggling students, using reflective teaching and using self-evaluation as a teaching strategy|
|Maintaining Accurate Records in the Class room||Monitoring assignment completion and student progress; keeping non-instructional records|
|Communicating with Students' Families||Collaboration with students' families, involving parents in education and compiling progress reports|
|Growing & Developing Professionally as an Educator||Utilizing community, trends and organizations for professional development, contributing outside the classroom, and complying with code of ethical conduct and district regulations|
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