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TEACHER DEVELOPMENT NETWORK

On-line, Any Time or Place
May be begun or completed at any time
Teacher Development Network
13634 Leadwell St.
Van Nuys, CA 91405

MISSION & TESTIMONIAL STATEMENTS

Electronic Discussion Board


Cost per course $299, payable by check or money order.

We also offer WORKSHOPS for $99.


  1. TEACHING & LEARNING with YOUNG CHILDREN MORE EFFECTIVELY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources to match Curriculum Frameworks [all areas of Day Care and Early Grades Curriculum] and teacher interests. Based on inquiry into eight essential questions with essays and annotated listings of web sites.

  2. TEACHING & LEARNING ELEMENTARY SUBJECTS MORE EFFECTIVELY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources to match Curriculum Frameworks [all areas of Elementary Curriculum] and teacher interests. Requirements include constructing a Project with writings and web site listings and annotations.

  3. TEACHING & LEARNING READING MORE EFFECTIVELY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources for making learning to read and reading to learn more effective through answering eight Essential Questions and giving annotated listings of web site references.

  4. CREATING MORE EFFECTIVE MIDDLE SCHOOLS I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources matching Curriculum Frameworks and teacher interests in making middle schools more responsive to reform and competition from private and charter schools. Requirements include constructing a Project with writings and web site listings and annotations.

  5. TEACHING & LEARNING TO RAISE SCORES & EXPECTATIONS I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources for pursuing short, intermediate and long-range strategies for raising student test scores and expectations. Eight Essential Questions with personal and colleague-related projects to make a difference in this difficult area.

  6. TEACHING & LEARNING ENGLISH MORE EFFECTIVELY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources to match Curriculum Frameworks and teacher interests. Requirements include constructing a Project with writings and web site listings and annotations.

  7. TEACHING & LEARNING MATHEMATICS MORE EFFECTIVELY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources to match Curriculum Frameworks [all areas of Math] and teacher interests. Requirements include constructing a Project with writings and web site listings and annotations.

  8. TEACHING & LEARNING SOCIAL STUDIES MORE EFFECTIVELY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources to match Curriculum Frameworks [all areas of Social Studies] and teacher interests. Requirements include constructing a Project with writings and web site listings and annotations.

  9. TEACHING & LEARNING SCIENCES MORE EFFECTIVELY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Numerous resources with structure for all aspects of the sciences, including Technology, to match Curriculum Frameworks and teacher interests. Requirements include constructing a Project with writings and web site listings and annotations.

  10. TEACHING & LEARNING SPANISH MORE EFFECTIVELY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources to match Curriculum Frameworks [Language, Culture, Communication & Assessment] and teacher interests. Requirements include constructing a Project with writings and web site listings and annotations.

  11. TEACHING & LEARNING HEALTH MORE EFFECTIVELY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources to match Curriculum Frameworks [all areas of Health] and teacher interests. Requirements include constructing a Project with writings and web site listings and annotations.

  12. TEACHING & LEARNING PHYS. ED. MORE EFFECTIVELY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources to match Curriculum Frameworks [all areas of Phys.Ed.] and teacher interests. Requirements include constructing a Project with writings and web site listings and annotations.

  13. DEVELOPING/REVISING A MORE EFFECTIVE 21st CENTURY CURRICULUM I and II - [85 PDP's]

    On-line, any time or place course with structure and resources for framing/reframing textbook and standards use to produce skillful, capable and confident 21st century citizens.

  14. ACHIEVING POSITIVE DISCIPLINE - [65 PDP's]

    Links and structure to develop plans for classroom management that preserve student motivation and dignity. Journal & Project required.

  15. COMPUTERS IN LEARNING - [85 PDP's]

    Journal and Project-based online course with text in learning to use the Internet for course enhancement and development.

  16. DEVELOPING WEB-BASED COURSES - [85 PDP's]

    Creating web pages and on-line courses, building and maintaining community, and assessing level of web proficiency. Constructing a Project with writings and web site listings and annotations.

  17. LEARNING TO TEACH WHILE TEACHING - [85 PDP's]

    Extensive on-line resources and structure for all aspects of teaching. Valuable for experienced teachers, as well. Journal and Project.

  18. THE HEART of EDUCATION - [85 PDP's]

    A Journal and Project-based course on raising and deepening expectations for teachers and students to include various worldviews, approaches to evolving consciousness, character education, and restoration of inquiry into life's purposes and meaning.

  19. ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS in TEACHING and LEARNING - [85 PDP's]

    A course based on Essential Questions and numerous links on Ed. Reform, Assessment, Motivation, Special Education and Inclusion, and using Essential Questions and Problem Based teaching to organize curriculum. Project of 5 essays and web site listings and annotations are required.

  20. MORE EFFECTIVE TEACHING & LEARNING in An AGE of INCLUSION I and II - [85 PDP's]--

    Structure and resources for answering eight Essential Questions, covering numerous aspects of inclusion, and giving annotated listings of web site references.

  21. BRAIN-COMPATIBLE TEACHING & LEARNING I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources for exploring the classroom implications of neuroscience and cognitive psychology, why this is a need for all students, and how to accomplish this through questioning and inquiry strategies, using web quests and integrated curriculum, and teacing for creativity. Evaluation is based on answering eight Essential Questions and giving annotated listings of web site references.

  22. TEACHING & LEARNING for DIVERSITY I and II - [85 PDP's]

    Structure and resources for making learning more effective in classrooms with inclusion, gifted and talented students, English language learners, and diverse interests and backgrounds. Requirements include developing your own Handbook for Diversity.

  23. INTERACTIVE ON-LINE ADULT LITERACY TUTORING/COACHING COURSE I and II - [85 PDP's]

    This web quest course covers Literacy, Adult Learning, Reading --including Media Literacy--, Writing, Dyslexia, Study Skills, Numeracy (Basic Math), Teaching Speakers of Other Languages, and GED Preparation--all in the context of nonformal (voluntary) adult education.


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