Inspired Educator

Course Description

Explore research literature on inspired and effective teaching to inform development of personalized teaching growth plan. Select two inquiry questions to explore during the specializations of choice. Create digital portfolio for program. Required first course in program.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the principles and research literature on inspired teaching to create a transformational teaching growth plan (PLO 1, InTASC Standard 9)
  • Design inquiry focused questions for each specialization that contributes to personal teaching growth and the profession (PLO 4, InTASC Standards 2, 5 and 9)

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We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 170,000 alumni worldwide.

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Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

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Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

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Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

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Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

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Sanford College of Education

“Our goal is to deliver high quality educator preparation programs that feature social-emotional learning and evolve inspiring professionals who have positive impact in PK-12 school settings.”
Sanford College of Education
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