This independent study course is designed to provide educators with new and innovated strategies that are proven to improve classroom climates.
Change is happening in so many areas in education: technological, cultural, social and environmental. These challenges allow for great opportunities to grow and learn as an educator to constantly improve the classroom for all students. This course offers teacher-focused, easy to implement strategies designed to help K-12 educators excel in their roles as leaders, mentors, colleagues and public professionals.
In this course you will:
- Acquire straightforward strategies for dealing with everyday classroom, school, and community situations
- Understand the multifaceted roles teachers fulfill and how to balance those responsibilities
- Connect with and bring out the best in even the most challenging students
- Improve teamwork with colleagues to benefit all students
- Answer reflection questions to connect with and relate to each chapter’s strategies
Great class thanks! I enjoyed learning about the strategies and ways to become a better educator. -Katie W. OH
“Really enjoyed the class. Instructions were clear and easy to follow.”–Cory V., CA
“This course offered practical ways to help get parents and the community involved in your school events, including meetings. It also gave ideas on how to share your learning with colleagues both near and far.”–Sarah N., NE
“Owning It was another great course with ideas I can use with my students in my classroom. I love the flexibility that is offered with these courses. You get to choose your pace and choose the options for each component that works best for you!”–Bridget B., IA
“I liked that the course was practical and applicable to a wide range of courses. Looking forward to employing these strategies in my classes this fall!”–Nate P., NE
“Owning It! offered strategies on teaching kids to own their learning, as well as expecting teachers to continue their learning. The course also included ways to handle conflict between colleagues, which can be tough to navigate. The steps included in the course are straight forward and allow for a systematic approach rather than an emotional one.”–Alicia P.–OH
BAGT (verified owner) –
“Another great class from “Be a Great Teacher”. The lessons were geared toward current teacher situations and allowed for me to look at what I am currently doing as a teacher and see the areas in which I can improve. Learned new skills and ways to improve communication with students, co workers and the community.”–Eric R., OH