Tools for Teaching (prev #: EDU-500SB and EDU-X799B)

0.5-2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Fred Jones Participants Only

The Tools for Teaching Workshop is based on Fred Jones' Tools for Teaching book. Participants will explore proactive and practical strategies to enhance instruction, management, and motivation in the classroom. This workshop is designed for K-12 teachers who are looking to strengthen their management skills and increase their repertoire of teaching strategies. The goal of the workshop is to equip teachers with the tools they need to be successful in teaching, and the tools to help their students find success.

Course Details

Number of Units: Varies by section, 0.5 - 2.0 graduate level of extension credit(s) in semester hours (see each section for unit value).

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for Grades K-12 teachers.




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What You Will Learn

  • Use proactive management strategies to maximize instructional time
  • Eliminate disruptions that are barriers to student learning
  • Employ a variety of strategies to keep student actively engaged


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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.

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