Outcomes:Through direct instruction, discussion and collaboration with colleagues, National Board Candidates will….• Understand and apply the thinking and writing involved in the National Board certification process• Develop and refine descriptive, analytic and reflective writing skills• Apply, refine, analyze and reflect on formative and summative assessment practices• Work in collaborative response groups to revise and edit Components 2 – 4
Course Description:This series of 2-hour workshops will address the thinking, analyzing, reflecting and writing demands of Components 2 – 4 of the National Board Certification process. Instruction will be a blend of lecture, online, whole class and small group discussion, and peer writing review and response. A writing workshop approach will be taken, so participants will read and respond to colleagues writing and instructional videos.
Participants have the option of taking the workshops separately or as a complete series. If participants attend all four workshops and complete an additional four hours of homework online (12 hours), they may earn 4 CUs.