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IAE14017: The Learning Classroom: Feelings Count
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This course introduces ways to create an emotionally safe classroom to foster learning and to deal effectively with emotions and conflicts. Featured are a fifth-grade teacher and an eighth-grade band teacher, with expert commentary from Daniel B. Goleman, author of the book, Emotional Intelligence, and Yale University Professor James P. Comer.

IAE14018: The Learning Classoom: The Classroom Mosaic
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This program discusses how culturally responsive teaching enables students to create connections, access prior knowledge and experience, and develop competence. Featured are a sixth-grade teacher and two ninth-grade teachers, with expert commentary from University of Wisconsin professor Gloria Ladson-Billings and University of Arizona professor Luis Moll.

IAE14019: The Learning Classroom: Learning From Others
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Based on Lev Vygotsky’s work, this course explores how learning relies on communication and interaction with others as communities of learners. The program features a fifth-grade teacher and a ninth- through twelfth-grade teacher, with expert commentary from Tufts University professor David Elkind, Yale University professor James P. Comer, and University of California at Santa Cruz professor Roland Tharp.

IAE14020: The Learning Classroom: Watch It, Do It, Know It
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This program demonstrates how teachers help their students develop expertise and accomplish complex tasks by modeling, assisted performance, scaffolding, coaching, and feedback. It features a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher and an eleventh- and twelfth-grade English and social studies teacher, with expert commentary from University of Michigan professor Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar.

IAE14021: The Learning Classroom: Thinking About Thinking
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Credit Hours: 0.5

This program explores how thinking about thinking helps students better manage their own learning and learn difficult concepts deeply. The program features a senior English teacher and a sixth-grade teacher, with expert commentary from University of Michigan professor Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar and Lee S. Shulman, president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

IAE14022: The Learning Classroom: How We Organize Knowledge
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This intriguing program explains the ways in which the organization of knowledge can influence learning. It also introduces Bruner’s and Schwab’s ideas about the structure of the disciplines. Featured are a fourth-grade teacher, a tenth-grade Biology teacher, and a ninth- through twelfth-grade teacher, with expert commentary from Lee S. Shulman, president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

IAE14023: The Learning Classroom: Lessons for Life
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This program describes what conditions are needed for knowledge and skills learned in one context to be retrieved and applied to a novel situation, and how different teaching strategies can increase the possibilities for transfer. The program features a fourth-grade teacher and a seventh and eighth-grade teacher, with expert commentary from Lee S. Shulman, president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

IAE14024: The Learning Classroom: Expectations for Success
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Credit Hours: 1.5

Teachers can enhance their students’ motivation by encouraging them to be thoughtfully and critically engaged in the learning process, by supporting their drive for mastery and understanding, and by helping them become self-confident. This program takes a second look at classrooms seen in previous workshops from The Learning Classroom in order to show how motivational techniques work in concert with other learning theories. Stanford University School of Education Dean Deborah Stipek adds her insight to this program.

IAE14025: The Learning Classroom: Pulling It All Together
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This program discusses how schools can organize for powerful learning through a coherent, connected approach to teaching and learning that is reinforced and supported by structural features. This session features the staff and students of two schools: a public school in Michigan serving grades three through eight and a first-year charter school in California. Host Linda Darling-Hammond provides expert commentary.

IAH15061: Literacy Design Collaborative: Developing Literacy with LDC in Arkansas Schools
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The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) offers educators an instructional design system for infusing literacy instruction across content areas while also engaging students in rigorous exploration of subject content. Teachers in Gentry High School adopted the LDC Framework in attempt to improve their instructional practice and student achievement. This course features four high school teachers who implemented LDC in their classroom; each sharing the challenges and achievements with building and utilizing LDC modules with their students. 

This course was taped on location at Gentry High School in Gentry, Arkansas from May 18-22, 2014.

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