EDUX 9965: Teacher Empowered Learning

Positively impact student achievement with strategic, creative, and flexible planning.

  • $270 - $715
  • 2 to 6 Semester Credits/Units
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Course Rationale

Empowered teachers are equipped to meet the diverse needs of their students.... Our online courses for teachers deliver instruction that allows students to make connections between their learning and the real world, and are themselves always learning. In the classrooms empowered teachers, students are joyful readers and lifelong learners.

Michael Haggen is the Chief Academic Officer for Scholastic Education.

This year, EDUX 9965 – Teacher Empowered Learning, seeks to empower you to guide and develop your own teaching practices. Read more below...

Course Overview:

Earn graduate level semester credits as you continue to deepen your knowledge and teaching practices to provide high quality, well designed learning opportunities. This course is designed to assist you in maximizing success for all students during the 2019-20 school year. 

Our course structure supports your continued professional learning goals and offers individualized coaching from our dedicated professional development coordinators to assist you in meeting the accountability requirements of your district.  You will meet and interact with your professional development coordinator and other educators in your area to share your new learning during an exit interview.

EDUX 9965, Teacher Empowered Learning, is designed for teachers who are motivated to achieve their professional learning goals through a self-paced, supportive learning community. Research has shown that teachers who feel empowered are not only more satisfied in their profession, but an empowered teacher positively impacts student achievement. EDUX 9965 participants will be empowered to create their own goals and engage in new learning.  


By the end of the course, the participant will:

  • Develop a course-specific professional learning plan that aligns with district initiatives and maximizes student achievement.
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    Engage in teacher directed planning, based on self-selected goals.
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    Demonstrate how new learning will be applied to instructional and/or classroom practice for the 2019-2020 school year.
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    Engage in standards based curriculum planning.
  • Analyze his/her practice and reflect on experiences.

Course Relation to Standards

This course aligns with the standards for National Board for Professional Teaching:

  • Teachers are committed to students and their learning.
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    Teachers know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to students.
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    Teachers are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning.
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    Teachers think systematically about their practice and learn from experience.
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    Teachers are members of learning communities.

Earn graduate-level Semester Credits/Units as you learn, develop and prepare for the 2019-20 school year.

Time requirements and Semester credits/units earned:

  • 50 hours earns 2 graduate-level Semester Credits/Units ($270)
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    75 hours earns 3 graduate-level Semester Credits/Units ($390)
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    100 hours earns 4 graduate-level Semester Credits/Units ($515)
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    125 hours earns 5 graduate-level Semester Credits/Units ($615)
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    150 hours earns 6 graduate-level Semester Credits/Units ($715)

Starting school early? We'll make sure that you are finished up in plenty of time!

Registration for this year's summer course is now open.

Register For EDUX 9965

Teacher Empowered Learning

Coursework cannot begin until May 1, 2019 without prior instructor approval

Register by June 30, 2019

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