Lead Faculty: Dr. Linda Ventriglia-Nava
The Best Practices program implements research-based practices that accelerate student achievement. It involves the following effective teaching practices: vocabulary development, comprehensive strategies, accelerated English Language Learning, higher level questioning, differentiated and targeted instruction, student engagement strategies, cooperative learning grouping strategies and standard-based instruction. Along with learning the strategies listed above, candidates will be taught how to create multidisciplinary standards-based lesson plans. They will learn how to target research-based strategies to close the achievement gap.
Candidates will do a videostreaming analysis of specific strategies. Candidates will develop a repertoire of strategies to become a trainer of trainers.
(4 courses; 18 quarter units)