Best Practices for Helping At-Risk Students

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3 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Teacher's Learning Center (TLC) Participants Only

This course presents 46 research-based tools, worksheets and resources which have been field-tested at schools and in dropout prevention programs nationwide. They help teachers, administrators, counselors and special educators who work with at-risk learners. It also explores the 15 strategies identified by the National Dropout Prevention Center. The book has indexes by grade level, job title and by individual strategy. Educators will research the topic; develop writings, lessons or activities for classroom applications that help at-risk students to be successful in school.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for current K-12 educators who need to complete professional development credits and/or graduate level courses for license renewal and salary advancement

Required Materials: None

Prerequisites:

None

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Course Date Units Price
EDC-X759U – 001 01 Jan 202231 Dec 2022 3 $237

Best Practices for Helping At-Risk Students

01 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
3
$237
Credit Validation
Online

Course Dates and Times: Enrollments received between January 1 – December 31, 2022

Location: Online

Audience: Current K-12 teachers

Refund Policy:  Contact the Teacher's Learning Center for refund policy and inquiries, contact@teacherslearningcenter.com

Enrollment Open Through: December 31, 2022 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Demonstrate growth in content knowledge related to teaching assignment and the application of content knowledge to classroom instruction and assessment
  • Understand scientifically based practices in teaching and learning, including strategies in literacy education, instructional technology, differentiation of instruction, and apply them to raise student achievement
  • Demonstrate multiple means of assessing and evaluating student learning and use them to change teaching and learning
  • Locate, interpret, synthesize, and apply educational research in best practices in teaching
  • Understand models for professional change, including teacher collaboration, professional learning communities, strategies for mentoring and coaching to facilitate change, and effective professional development
  • Demonstrate understanding of reflective practice that results in improved classroom teaching and learning, including teacher reflection, use of technology in self-assessment, collaboration for change, and self-management of change
  • Demonstrate understanding of system and organizational change in education, including models for school change and current research and trends in school change
  • Demonstrate responsibility for student learning at high levels
  • Demonstrate responsibility for school reform and leadership in school change

Instructors

Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.