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

Workshop Details

  • January 26, 2021
  • February 2, 2021
Time: 3:45-5:45PM each day
Place: Virtual meeting
Presenter: TBD
Audience: This course is applicable for teachers, instructional leaders, and administrators
Capacity: 30 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.

This is a virtual live class that will span over two days with an additional two hours of asynchronous work to be done between the two sessions. Please note that in order to receive your certificate of completion for Module 1 and thus be eligible to attend other HET modules, you must attend both days as well as complete the asynchronous work.
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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