Foundations of Effective Teaching I

This core ER&D course addresses the fundamental aspects of teaching and learning that are relevant for teachers and classroom paraprofessionals in all grade levels and subject areas. Reexamines proven practices for establishing and maintaining classroom management, maximizing use of learning time, questioning and feedback skills, homework, interactive guided instruction strategies, and scaffolding techniques. Covering core topics critical to successful classroom practice, Foundations of Effective Teaching I is recommended as the primary offering for all ER&D local sites. It is frequently used as the basis for induction, mentor, and peer assistance programs and is an essential part of Local Site Coordinator training.