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An overview of the 5 courses offered for free by Teachers Without Borders. For teachers who do not wish to earn the Certificate of Teaching Mastery, Courses 1 - 4 areavailable to be taken as separate, "stand-alone" courses. Given the distinct nature and focus of each course, a teacher may choose to take only 1or 2 courses, 3 or 4 as needed to support the work that they are doing in their classsroom. This kind of course flexibility allows teachers to choose whatthey need and to enter any course at any time.


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Outline of certificate of teaching mastery

The Certificate of Teaching Mastery is made up of 5 distinct online courses that are practical, interactive, and oriented foreducators who teach children ages 5 to 18. They are as follows:

Course 1: Education for the New Millennium

Course 2: Teaching Methods

Course 3: Assessment Practices

Course 4: Culture for Understanding

Course 5: Educating for Civil Societies

These courses can be taken in any order, and upon successful completion of all 5 courses, a teacher earns a Teachers WithoutBorders Certificate of Teaching Mastery .

Courses can be taken individually

For teachers who do not wish to earn the Certificate of Teaching Mastery , Courses 1 - 4 are available to be taken as separate, "stand-alone" courses. Given thedistinct nature and focus of each course, a teacher may choose to take only 1 or 2 courses, 3 or 4 as needed to support the work that they are doing in theirclasssroom. This kind of course flexibility allows teachers to choose what they need and to enter any course at any time.

Twb learning cafe

Each course has access to our TWB Learning Cafe - an interactive cyperspace where teachers can meet; gain practical tips for their classrooms; discussideas; share assignments; and see examples of "what works" from colleagues around the world. We are in the process of creating new forms of collaboration and will update this section so that you can access both information and a global teacher community with ease.

A closer look

Find the course(s) that works best for you:

Course 1: Education for the New Millennium - Bringing New Thinking in Education into Classroom Practice

In this course, you'll be introduced to educational theories and approaches to learning and how to apply them to your classroom;aspects of effective teaching; and contemporary issues in education. The material reflects a pattern of inclusive, discovery-oriented,culturally-attuned, and globally-aware teaching.

Course 2: Teaching Methods - Looking at Theory, Planning, and Management

In this course, you'll be introduced to thematic learning and cooperative learning and you'll have a chance to developlesson plans with these ideas in mind. You are given practical tools for classroom management and ways in which you can guide students to think abouttheir own process of learning.

Course 3: Assessment Practices - Improving Student Performance

You'll discover a new way of designing curriculum so that you get the results you want. This course includes an introduction tostudent portfolios, problem-based learning, and rubrics that assess different aspects of student work such as mastery of the material, or theability to apply what one has learned to real-life experiences.

Questions & Answers

How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
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