This course is designed to support teachers of English to appreciate the genres of Literature and to teach English with an understanding of the various Literary concepts. Educators will have the opportunity to actively learn from their experiences, their peer teachers, the literature and teachnology.
Are you a general education teacher who is worried, concerned, or frustrated because you do not have the knowledge, skills, and strategies to teach students with learning disabilities? Well worry no more because help is available!
This course will provide a deeper understanding of the nature and needs of students with specific learning disabilities and empower you to adapt and modify the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of students with learning disabilities.
Thank you for pursuing this short, but essential course which seeks to provide an unparalleled opportunity for you to develop a comprehensive understanding of interesting self-paced activities that are sure to galvanize your students' interest in their Social Studies lessons. Completing this course will provide a springboard for curriculum and pedagogy development planning in light of the renewed curriculum that we seek to implement. I encourage you to discipline yourselves to complete this 8 hours course which not only counts towards professional development hours but will be sure to bring much joy and enthusiasm to our learners!!!
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Indeed Guyana's education is moving from a place of little or no technology to a place where we now have every aspect of our education facilities online. we have come a far way! and being able to deliver this course online highlights our technological advancement. it is my pleasure to be facilitating Visual Impairment and Blindness with you all. it is my hope that at the completion of this, all participants will have a better understanding of and can differentiate between impairments and blindness.
Introduction to Special Education Needs and Disabilities will present opportunities for you to garner information, techniques and diagnostic tools to detect unique learning needs of students. Over the years there has been many changes and development in the way education is delivered to the student population. There has been an increase in children with special education needs and disabilities receiving educational instruction in classrooms with their non-disabled peers rather than separate from them. Therefore, we believe that if students are utilizing the same teaching-learning environment, teachers must be prepared to embrace and function in such a setting. This course is designed to ensure you are provided with information, knowledge, and skills to build in your practice the experiences needed to manage and thrive in challenging learning environments.
This course seeks to address the imperative need in Guyana, for Teachers to develop the habit of planning student-centered lessons instead of the traditional teacher-centered lessons; for significantly increased student participation and performance. It encompasses both asynchronous and synchronous learning platforms. The course is also interactive and contains 4 modules, which utilizes a total of 16 hours for completion.
This course is designed to enhance teachers' knowledge and skills in facilitating physics related concepts at the Primary and Lower Secondary levels. It is observed that questions based on the concepts identified in this course are not popularly selected and performed well by students at the National Grades 6 and 9 Assessments. This course is hoped to build teachers competency in delivering these concepts so that their students will develop the necessary skills for improved performance.
This asynchronous course covers seven weeks (4 hours per week) of engaging lessons that are essential mainly for newly appointed teachers who require guidance and support in the theoretical and practical aspects of instructional delivery. It is also recommended for teachers who need a refresher to meet the challenges of the ever- changing teaching and learning environment. Teachers will participate in activities that will boost their creativity and motivate them to reflect on their instructional practices with a view of making adjustments for improved instruction.
The role of Social Studies Educators is more than just to transmit knowledge to our learners. The course is aimed at equipping Primary School Teachers with a repertoire of teaching strategies that can be employed to meet learner needs, with the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT). Social Studies educators who will be exposed to this course will be better able to produce learners who will live healthy and productive lives in the society they find themselves. Each Unit has an expected duration of 2 hours.
Game-based learning has evolved as a methodology of teaching and learning in the classroom. This course emphasizes the significance and impact of game-based learning in mathematics. Knowing how to properly organize and execute the usage of game-based learning in mathematics will allow you, the educator, to design learning resources, activities and experiences, which will eventually influence students.
This teacher upgrading course in Mathematics seeks to help teachers of Secondary mathematics upgrade their content knowledge in the seven strands of secondary mathematics. The course will empower teachers with knowledge about the concepts in those strands as well as the pedagogies associated with the teaching and learning of those concepts.
A Beginner's Reading Course was designed for Nursery and Primary school teachers. Upon completion of this course teachers will be equip with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to teach reading. Teachers will also be able to create diagnostic assessment to assess learners' reading level and diagnose instructional strategies to correct reading deficiencies.
This course is divided into five units. Participants are expected to complete each unit and respond to module activities in the discussion forum.
Welcome to 'Back to the Basics - A Guide to Teach Phonics', a course that was constructed to aid teachers in the way in which Phonics is taught within their educational context. It will also bring about awareness of pedagogy, target audience (learners), and how to proficiently plan lessons that are just not content-based but caters to diverse learners).
In this course, educators (students) will rekindle the need to teach phonics to and through diversity embracing key strategies.
Hello everyone and welcome. I am Asif Shaw and I will be your facilitator for this course. I am currently a Test Development Officer with NCERD and I have over 15 years classroom experience teaching Chemistry at both CSEC and A Levels. There is much to discuss and we can all learn from each other to strengthen our pedagogy and deliver quality education to our students. Thank you for participating and I look forward to our journey.
The Course Objectives
1. Participants will build an understanding of Principles of assessment
2. Participants will gain knowledge to discuss key assessment concepts confidently in their day to day work
Every social studies teacher wants to find ways to make their lessons more engaging for learners. Are you one of those teachers! Here is an opportunity to make social studies learning engaging through the inquiry-based approach.
This six-hour asynchronous course is designed to help Primary school teachers deepen their understanding of the nature and purpose of inquiry -based learning in social studies and enhance their capacity at implementing inquiry-based instruction in their classrooms. It consists of four (4) modules and each can be completed within 90 minutes.
This six-hour asynchronous course seeks to enhance teachers' pedagogy in the classroom through Differentiation. Differentiated instruction requires changing content, delivery, and assessment methods based on students' needs while maintaining the same standards and objectives for all learners. Students need instruction that considers the many obstacles that they will face in the classroom. Each unit can be completed in ninety (90) minutes and provides teachers with specific tools that personalize and maximize students' learning. As students become responsible for their learning it will be reflected in higher levels of engagement.
This course is designed for teachers delivering the Science Curriculum at the Primary and Lower Secondary levels. Teachers pursuing this course will be exposed to Interactive ways of teaching Basic Chemistry concepts taught at these grades.
This Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Course is designed to introduce teachers, especially at the primary level to ways in which they can help learners to develop and maintain their mathematical confidence. Throughout the module there is a focus on building children’s and teachers’ confidence and competence through videos, manipulatives, positive reinforcements and affirmations. These will provide learners with the opportunities to gain experiences through engagements and explorations. This module embraces the importance of growth mindset as the cornerstone for confidence building in teaching and learning mathematical concepts.
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This course will act as further reinforcement for teachers at the Grades 1 and 2 level who require assistance and guidance in the administration of the Guyana Diagnostic Assessment (GDA) for this level.
You will be guided, step by step, through both GDA Part 1- The Learner Survey of Background Knowledge, Interest and Dispositions; and Part 2- Content Assessment for Mathematics and English Language Arts.
Participants will also learn how to create a classroom data set, analyse said data, and use data trends to create flexible groupings for learner- responsive (student- centred) teaching and learning.
Introduction to Basic Computer Literacy is designed to provide the general skills and knowledge needed to use the computer. At the end of this course participants will know