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MTI 596: Leaders in the Classroom: Closing the Achievement Gap

MTI 596: Leaders in the Classroom: Closing the Achievement Gap

SKU: 00152-26-27 Category:

GRADUATE CREDITS: 3

Textbook:

Farr, Steven, and Teach for America (2010). Teaching as Leadership: The Highly Effective Teacher’s Guide to Closing the Achievement Gap. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

Course Description:

Being a leader is something that can come naturally for some, however there are many ways that becoming a good and effective leader can be learned. This course will help classroom teachers develop the knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary to become a successful leader. This course will take a look at case studies, research, exceptional teachers, pedagogical theory, measurable targets, and classroom management to increase leadership qualities in order to improve student achievement. Whether you are teaching in a low-income community, affluent community, or anything in between this course will help you become a highly effective teacher.

Learning Outcomes/Competencies:

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

  • Develop big goals that draw on the three principles of strong leadership to meet rigorous learning standards. InTASC 4,5,7,9,10
  • Develop strategies to ask questions in order to guide instruction leading to improved academic progress for all students. InTASC 1,2,3,4,5,7,8
  • Understand how strong leadership skills have an impact on teaching and student morale. InTASC 3,7,9
  • Provide a framework in order to close the achievement gap. InTASC 6,7,8,10
  • Develop an approach to lead diverse students and improve their academic success. InTASC 1,2,7,8,9
  • Identify areas of improvement within planning, lessons, and classroom management. InTASC 3,4,7,8

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Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

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

Online Instructor-Led:
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Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • ​5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
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Price: ​$475

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$375

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$475

Online Instructor-Led:
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Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • ​5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$475

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$475

Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

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

Price: ​$395

Online Instructor-Led:
View Online Course Dates

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

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

Online Instructor-Led:
View Online Course Dates

Transcripts:
Available within 4 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

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