Full course description
Commitment: Proficiency-Based (estimated 6-8 hours per course)
Number of Semester Units of Professional Development Graduate Level Credit (non-degree applicable) from University of the Pacific: 1 unit
As educators, we strive to integrate technology into our instruction every day. But how often are we actually learning in an online setting? Now, we invite you to be a professional online learner and participate in SCCOE’s Professional Innovation Pathways. Each course and academy focuses on a unique digital theme, relevant research, and best practices of digital learning.
Engaging our students' and families' cultural backgrounds can dramatically enhance the culture of learning and teaching at a school. Learn about strategies to become more culturally aware and help students gain more ownership of their learning environment. The focus of this course is on keeping students at the center of instruction and recognizing cultural and linguistic diversity as assets.
The recipient has successfully completed all tasks associated with Culturally Responsive Pedagogies, an academy focused on creating conditions for students from all backgrounds to succeed. The participant has demonstrated his/her skills in culturally proficiency and how to amplify culture in the classroom to increase student's engagement in school. Additionally, the participant has refined his/her practice of using end-user data to inform instructional and school-wide systems. Finally, the participant has demonstrated how to design learning opportunities that are culturally responsive.