This course consists of 35 video lectures and an expected completion time of 2 hours, which includes video time and individual work via provided activities and challenges. A certificate of completion will be provided after you have completed all lectures.
About This Course
Interdisciplinary is a common buzzword in the education world, but it can seem a bit overwhelming.
Let's break down the process into some easy-to-follow steps that will provide teachers with the necessary tools to create an unforgettable experience for not only the students, but also the teachers.
Whether you want to incorporate just a couple of subjects or most content areas, this course is designed to make the process manageable and even enjoyable. Come join us as we explore interdisciplinary units in a fun, yet manageable way!
- develop an interdisciplinary course utilizing a few content areas
- develop an interdisciplinary course utilizing several content areas
- create a plan for executing the interdisciplinary unit
- determine student growth in a non-traditional way of learning
- 35 Video Lectures.
- Downloads and Supporting PDFs.
- Official Certificate of Completion.
- Digital Badge to show off your awesomeness.
ABOUT SARA JESSEE
Sara Jessee has been a teacher in Illinois for 16 years. For most of that time, she has taught Middle School, specifically 7th grade Lit. & Comp. and Language Arts.
The fun, energy, creativity, and learning that comes with teaching middle school makes her love the work she does. Sara works hard to give students opportunities to learn about their world and inspire them to become aware, informed, active citizens who add value to the world around them. She has also been a middle school drama director for 10 years, and often writes scripts with the drama students who love bringing their unique, creative ideas from the page to the stage.
Sara is an Assistant Graphic Designer with Teach Better, and she greatly enjoys working with a team of people who bring so much conversation, joy, and inspiration to the world of education.
ABOUT KATIE MIGLIN
Katie Miglin was a former classroom teacher of 13 years in the middle school setting. She taught 7th grade for all thirteen years with a few sections of 6th and 8th grade sprinkled throughout. Her experience includes teaching Writing and Math. During her time in the schools, Katie has held a variety of roles including Fellowship of Christian Athletes Huddle Leader, Curriculum Chair, Drama Club Director, and PBIS Tier 1 Coach. She has also been a part of the building leadership team, community outreach team, and before school program.
Katie is now working for the Teach Better Team as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction. In this role, Katie coordinates several events including the 12 Hour Live and the Teach Better Conference, as well as provides professional development for school districts . Through this position, Katie has had the pleasure of connecting with other educators from all over the world and has loved meeting innovative and hardworking people from all walks of life.
While working has always brought Katie joy, her true love is at home with her husband, 2 daughters and dog. She loves working out, reading, and doing anything that involves the outdoors.
During this course, you will learn how to:
develop an interdisciplinary course utilizing a few content areas
develop an interdisciplinary course utilizing several content areas
create a plan for executing the interdisciplinary unit
determine student growth in a non-traditional way of learning
Included in this course:
35 Video Lectures.
Downloads and Supporting PDFs.
Official Certificate of Completion.
Digital Badge to show off your awesomeness.
Start3.0 INTRODUCTION TO THE IDEA (1:00)
Start3.1 WHAT CONTENT/CURRICULUMS WILL BE INCLUDED (2:07)
Start3.2 ESTABLISHING THE THEME (1:50)
Start3.3 WHAT STANDARDS WILL BE ADDRESSED (5:42)
Start3.4 LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES (6:21)
Start3.5 SHOWING MASTERY OF STANDARDS (4:02)
Start3.6 WHAT COMES NEXT? (1:02)