Open to: New teachers
Opportunity at a Glance: Teaching is a complex, yet rewarding profession. At the start, new teachers can be overwhelmed by its myriad of demands. This online course gets right to the essential, practical skills new teachers need in order succeed at the helm of their own classrooms, including: what makes an effective teacher, fostering effective student-centered discussions, and how to teach reading and writing in every academic subject. Cost: $375. Discounts are available for groups of 5 or more.
Key dates: This asynchronous online course runs from September 30 – November 18.
Registration deadline: September 30.
For more information: Visit Columbia’s Teachers College continuing professional studies page.