As a teacher, the balance between your responsibilities for the education of an entire classroom and the need to provide individualized learning is though to meet on a day-to-day basis. In this process oriented course, explore how small-group instruction in the form of classroom centers can help students interact with course material at their unique pace and help them reach the learning goals. You will be guided through using your own resources, planning, and developing centers that can be used immediately in your own classroom.
In this course, you will:
- Determine a multitude of examples for what learning centers can be and also what they are not,
- Discover how centers can benefit your students by catering to their unique learning styles and pace,
- Learn from an experienced former teacher and author the ‘Keys to Center Success’ how to apply them, and
- Develop ideas for your own centers directly from this course that you will be able to use in your classroom right away.