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GWC 500-26 2020 NMSI Laying the Foundation

Ended Jul 24, 2020
1 credit

Full course description

Event Sponsor: *


Event Contact Name: *

Davonne Eldredge

Position or Title: *

Assistant Director of Academic Support

Event Contact Phone: *

(701) 328-4525

Event Contact Email: *

Event Location: *


Event Start Date: *

Monday, July 13, 2020

Event End Date: *

Friday, July 24, 2020

Objective and Outcomes: *

LTF is an event that offers educators a variety of opportunities to build capacity in content knowledge, assessment, and data analysis, instructional strategies, student understanding, equity, and inclusion. Opportunities will be provided for teachers to prepare materials for the upcoming school year. The LTF program
• Focuses on deep content learning and engagement in best practices in the STEM areas
• Provides resources for instructional use
• Classroom-ready tools and online lessons to meet standards
• Leverages the power of online learning to provide teachers with time to process, reflect and collaborate
• Allows access to specialized content and content experts through LMS-based learning platform
• Helps teachers understand the power of culturally responsive education and leveraging local sources of knowledge

Resources/Course Materials: *

Participating teachers gain access to the diagnostic materials and resources available on the NMSI website and support from all of our trainers and staff members

Attendance: *

Attendance is taken daily through attendance of online sessions and completion of offline practice and reflections. Course completion certificates are granted.

Evaluation and Evidence of Learning and Application: *

LTF training emphasizes research-based instructional strategies and best practices that build on teachers’ pedagogical knowledge to increase the impact of their classroom practice including:
• Inquiry-based Learning – approaches for engaging students to take a more active part in their own learning
• Instructional Scaffolding – Techniques and guidance for delivering differentiated instruction and facilitating students’ progression through the academic ranks toward advanced coursework.
• Vertical Alignment – Education about the knowledge and skills students need to master at each grade level to meet readiness expectations.

Participants are to be fully engaged in the online sessions, complete the practicum activities, and write the reflections required for the online sessions. Attendance will be taken at each session and course completion certificates are granted for successful completion. Grading for this event is proposed as pass/fail.