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This course is designed for teachers of grades six through eight who are interested in learning the best practices for developing and managing a successful junior high or middle school classroom. This course covers strategies for implementing the new Common Core State Standards, while managing time so that all content is covered. Behavioral issues common in grades six through eight are covered along with overall classroom management techniques. Teachers learn how to maximize the resources they have available to them as well as find innovative ways to gain more resources at little to no cost. This course also provides successful strategies for gaining students’ attention and interest, and truly engaging them in lessons. Teachers also learn how to deal with challenges such as students with special needs and those who live in poverty. Mainstreaming English language learners and techniques for differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all students is covered as well.

Other Credits: Formerly offer as EDUC31572

Note: This is an inservice course for Professional Development Institute.

Course Number: EDUC-41572
Credit: 5.00 unit(s)