3 Graduate Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credits)
ED 501 level
Accredited nationwide - all districts
All course materials and registration costs.
No rigid class schedules - start any time, up to 5 months to complete
Who is it for?
This course is for K12 Educators seeking graduate level credits for license renewal or pay scale increases
This course examines new brain learning research findings and how they work with psychology. It looks at brain mapping, environment and genetic effects. How the brain goes through a variety of changes during adolescence is explained. The use of technology, computers, cell phones and other devices has changed how the brain is programmed and how adolescents in today’s society have changed. Strategies for engaging student in learning are presented to assist teachers and school administrators to improve academic performance. Educators will research the topic of teen brain and social development write and application essay or a project activity for implementation.
Teacher’s Learning Center (TLC) has been offering graduate courses for teachers for over 9 years (through Colorado State University at Pueblo & previously North Dakota State University).
The founder and head instructor, Joseph C’de Baca M.Ed. began holding the classes on location in the Denver-metro area. Mr. C’de Baca has 15 consecutive years of full time classroom teaching experience in Denver Public Schools. He began TLC by offering his own originally created courses on the topics of Hispanic students and issues.
Over the past 9 years the courses have been transitioned into independent-study correspondence format. Additionally, the course offerings have since expanded to include other practical and relevant topics for the modern classroom.
K12 teachers nation-wide earn post-baccalaureate professional development credit from TLC's accrediting sponsor Universities. TLC courses have been taken by K12 educators in all 50 states, and also other territories such as Guam and US Military bases overseas.