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High-Expertise Teaching - Module 1: The Knowledge Base of Teaching

Workshop Details

Date(s): August 14, 2019
Time: 8:00AM-3:00PM
Place: South Lane School District Office
Presenter: Marianne Oakes and Erica Pifer
Audience: This course is applicable for teachers, instructional leaders, and administrators
Capacity: 25 participants
Fees: See fee schedule
  • Explain the purposes and functions of the knowledge base of teaching
  • Explain the concepts of areas of performance, repertoire, and matching and how these three concepts define professional knowledge
  • Expand/refresh your repertoire of teaching strategies
Description: This module is an overview of the organization of the knowledge base as it is described in The Skillful Teacher (Saphier, Haley-Speca, Gower, 2018) text. This session will include a survey of the 18 areas of performance that a teacher must attend to in everyday instruction within four categories: curriculum and lesson planning, motivating students, delivering instruction, and managing a classroom. Participants will develop an understanding and be able to apply the three key concepts of area of performance, repertoire, and matching.
Lunch: No lunch will be provided.
Prerequisites: This module is a prerequisite for all additional modules.
Notes: All participants will be provided a certificate for PDUs based on the training hours.
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