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Introduction

Teachers Without Borders welcomes you to our Certificate of Teaching Mastery!

At 59 million, teachers are the largest professional group on the planet. Together, we have the ability to significantly improvethe quality of life for our children, our communities, and our earth.

The Certificate of Teaching Mastery is designed to provide hands-on experiences coupled with theory and educationalinnovations from around the globe. You will travel with a Mentor and colleagues from 21 different countries in what we call "The LearningVillage." In the end, you'll create an electronic Teaching Portfolio to showcase your work and develop a culminating Service Project - aprofessional gift to your community.

Thank you for making the commitment to join us and for connecting with a widening web of global colleagues and kindred spirits.Our grandest wish is that you take what you learn and use it for the greatest common good - apply it with heart, with mind, with hospitality, gratitude,and celebration.

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Overview

The material in this Introductory Seminar is a guide for you to use now, and to refer back to later. Be sure, however, to do the 3assignments in this seminar before beginning Course 1.

The topics covered in this Introductory Seminar are as follows:

  • Outline of Certificate of Teaching Mastery
  • Meeting Your Mentor (Assignment 1)
  • Meeting Your Learning Circle (Assignment 2)
  • Questions to Consider (Assignment 3)
  • How do I start working on the courses?
  • How do I get the assignments?
  • How do I send my assignments to my Mentor?
  • How long does it take to complete the CTM?
  • How will my work be evaluated?
  • Key Concepts
  • Tips for Writing
  • Electronic Teaching Portfolio
  • Save and Plan Ahead
  • Posting Documents to your E-Portfolio
  • Service Project
  • How to use WebBoard and Question Wall
  • Help (with computer and courses)
  • Revisions, Copyrights, and Permissions

Outline of certificate of teaching mastery

See below for a short description

A closer look

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

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
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
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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Source:  OpenStax, Introductory seminar. OpenStax CNX. Jan 31, 2006 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10327/1.1
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