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GTA Blended Learning Opportunity: First Four Weeks and Classroom Climate Training

This learning opportunity is a blended model with 3 face to face meetings and 2 facilitated online modules (each of which spans 3 weeks). The 2 modules you will experience are: First Four Weeks and Classroom Climate. The First Four Weeks module focuses on supporting students with engagement strategies. This module provides strategies to help students learn more effectively and build The vision for this module relates to building students’ academic confidence that will carry them through their four years and beyond. Classroom climate refers to the perceptions students have of the intellectual, social, and emotional space in which they are to learn and create relationships among peers and with the instructor. The Classroom Climate module focuses on ways to have students feel respected, included, and safe enough to be able to challenge their own learning (including when they make errors). This module is rooted in developing a sense of belonging and provides strategies for students to take ownership of their learning. Each of these modules will provide you, the learner, with a chance to learn new tools and try those tools in your setting. You will also reflect on those new practices and what those mean for you, as an instructor, and for your students. Details: The expectation for participation is that you will attend all 3 face to face sessions and actively engage with the 2 online modules. Participation will count as 2 sessions for the GTA certificate program. Face to face meetings (each in the TILT Building room 104); Thursday, February 20 from 3:00 to 4:00 Kick off meeting; Wednesday, March 25 from 9:30-10:30 Mid point meeting; Thursday, April 23 from 11:30-1:00 Wrap Up meeting (lunch included). Online Modules: First Four Weeks: week of Feb 24 through week of March 9; Classroom Climate: week of April 30 through week of April 13.
Dates and Times:
February 20 - April 23, 2020 3:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Registration Deadline: February 19, 2020 3:00 PM
Registration is closed.