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GWC 500-06 2018 NMSI Laying the Foundation is a Course

GWC 500-06 2018 NMSI Laying the Foundation

Ended Jun 14, 2018
2.0 credits

$90 Enroll

Full course description

Event sponsor: NDDPI and NMSI
Event location: North High School, Fargo, ND
Event contact and email: Ann Ellefson-aellefson@nd.gov
Event start date: Monday, June 11, 2018
Event end date: Thursday, June 14, 2018


Objective and Outcomes: 

  • LTF is more than just another professional development session; it's an event offering educators a variety of opportunities to strengthen their knowledge and practice. Teachers who attend our training events receive: 
    • Specialized, hands-on, and engaging teacher education training designed by experts for teachers of any level 
    • Rigorous, online classroom-ready lessons
    • Classroom-ready tools to meet standards
    • Resources
    • Vertical alignment across grade levels
    • Ongoing support from expert teachers
    • A focus on STEM education 


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 fully engaged in hands-on, learner centered activities during each of the four full instructional days. Attendance is taken twice daily (morning session and afternoon session) and course completion certificates are granted for successful completion.