Lower Elementary Refresher Course:
(Every teacher attending the course receives a copy of all Elementary I Teacher Training Manuals)
Cost: Cost is for 4 consecutive days, per attendee. Hosting school or district must provide a minimum of six (6) attendees, maximum 24 + traveling expenses (Traveling expenses are calculated and arranged with the host school. Dates based on calendar availability).
The first half of the day is spent with an in-depth exploration, discussion and understanding of the characteristics, learning styles, and tendencies of that particular age group.
Classroom design with an emphasis on what the environment should look like, sound like, and feel like.
The second half of the day is spent on getting a solid grasp of how to teach language curriculum and focusing on writing.
Concepts and understanding in:
- Emergent Reading
- Skills necessary to address Common Core
- Record keeping
- Meeting Benchmarks
- Level Reading/Guided Reading
- Grammar, Word Study and Sentence Analysis
Teaching Math and Geometry, with concepts in:
Operations - Algebraic Thinking
Facts - Algebraic Thinking and how to get the child to move forward
Data and Measurement
Printable resources are included.
The Five Great Lessons
- The change of focus at 3rd level
- History Framework
- Fundamental Needs of People
- Clock of Eras
Creation of the Universe
- Writing through Grammar
- Writing through Cultural
- Research Forms
- Flow Charts
Social Emotional Development
Note: The Lower Elementary Refresher Course provide teachers with CPE credits that range between 24 - 36 hours. Teachers are often required by various educational governmental authorities to have Continuing Professional Education credits in order to keep certificates and licenses current. Please check with your state to find out how many continuing educational credits you require.