Success with your students starts on Day 1. Learn from NTC's 25 years developing key skills and strategies to create positive, productive classroom environments where students thrive. Build relationships with Secondary Grade (6-12) students, establish and maintain behavioral expectations, implement classroom procedures and routines, and use instructional time effectively.Developing mastery in establishing and maintaining a rich learning environment is one of the great joys of being a teacher. This course will provide high leverage strategies, resources, and support for professional growth so that you can provide students with the engaging, safe environment essential for student learning. This course is aligned to the needs of Secondary Grade teachers (6-12 grade, usually teaching multiple sections of the same content area, like math, fine arts, science, etc. to students 12 years and older).
Yes. Students who successfully complete the class will receive a Statement of Accomplishment signed by the instructor.
For this course, all you need is an Internet connection, and the time to read, write, discuss, and learn about becoming a successful beginning teacher.
If you teach in a department based classroom, usually teaching multiple sections in Middle or High
School, where you specialize by teaching math, foreign language, language arts, etc. to students usually older than 12, then
this is your course! But if you are interested in teaching all subjects in a self-contained
classroom, usually in Elementary School (K-5 or K-6) then you should enroll
in First Year Teaching (Elementary Grades) - Success from the Start.