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MTI 579: Raising Expectations: Returning Rigor to the Classroom

MTI 579: Raising Expectations: Returning Rigor to the Classroom

SKU: 00152-26-12 Category:

GRADUATE CREDITS: 3

Textbook:

Strong, R. W., Silver, H. F., & Perini, M. J. (2001). Teaching what matters most: standards and strategies for raising student achievement. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. ISBN 978-0-87120-518-6

 

Course Description:

Raising expectations is a class designed to address how to identify and implement a new set of standards in the classroom. These standards are designed to be easily implemented into a classroom and are based on real strategies and assessments already being used in classrooms, demonstrated by real-life examples. At the core of this course is the concept that students need to be pushed to excel by teaching what matters most.

Learning Outcomes/Competencies:

At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Judge the effectiveness of using authentic learning to demonstrate content mastery. InTASC 1,8
  • Identify and describe the 4 responsible standards and why they are needed today. InTASC 1,2,3
  • Develop strategies that can be used immediately in the classroom to raise student achievement. InTASC 6,7,8
  • Create assessments that accurately reflect the goals of the 4 responsible standards. InTASC 1,2,3,5,6,7,8
  • Provide a framework for change that can be implemented throughout the school or district to help raise the overall achievement of the school. InTASC 9,10

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Distance Correspondence
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Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
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Price: ​$375

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Price: ​$375

Distance Correspondence
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Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
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Price: ​$395

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Price: ​$395

Distance Correspondence
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Transcripts:
Available within 4 weeks of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

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Price: ​$395

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