The course talks about the need for having a contextualized vision for our students that is informed by the voices of the collective. It introduces teachers to the concept of systems thinking and outlines the process of collecting and organizing information to study about the collective and context.
Thank you for embarking on this journey. For an effective learning experience, please switch off any notifications, use a notebook to write down your learning and questions as you take the course. This course initiates the process of designing a vision for students that is contextual and informed by the voices of the collective. Students lead a life that is influenced by decades of cultural, socio-economic and political dynamics. This course acknowledges these dynamics and enables the teacher to work with students beyond academic goals by equipping them with tools and strategies to learn about the ‘collective’ and ‘context’.
This course meets the following standards:
Teaching As Leadership
I-6 Respectfully mobilize students' influencers (e.g., family, peers, coach, pastor) using techniques such as direct explanation, role models, modeling, constant reinforcement and marketing, etc., so that they actively invest students in working hard toward the big goals