Teach Like a Champion – 62 Techniques That Put Students on the Path to College

1-2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Educators Only

The course is developed around the art of teaching and the utilization of tools to help create excellent teachers. Participants will learn new techniques to create a positive and structured learning environment while fostering student engagement, comprehension, and growth. In this course, participants will gain a practical understanding of how to Check for Understanding, raise academic expectations, increase the ratio of the cognitive work students do, motivate and engage students, make classrooms more writing-intensive, improve discussions, and anticipate when it is necessary to redirect student behavior so it is positive and productive.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.02.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA educators.

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What You Will Learn

  • Implement classroom management techniques that promote a positive and orderly learning environment
  • Develop engaging lessons that ensure mastery
  • Apply "Teach Like a Champion 2.0" principles to adapt teaching methods to various student needs and learning styles
  • Foster a growth mindset in students, encouraging a culture of learning and resilience
  • Incorporate feedback and self-reflection to improve teaching practices continuously


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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.