Learning Preferences to Increase Student Achievement
2 Credit Hours
This 2-hour course reviews sensory preferences and their influence on the learning process. With the identification of learning preferences, we will explore instructional strategies and classroom management supports the learning of all students. Going beyond the classroom, early childhood educators, consultants, and specialists can use this information to build quality professional development for staff and informative parental resources. This course falls under Curriculum and Program Design 3: Plans, implements, and assesses appropriate learning experiences using knowledge of individual children’s healthy development, abilities, interests or needs.
The learning objectives for this course are:
- I can create learning experiences that include children’s interests and abilities.
- I can develop individually responsive learning experiences.
- I can support the learning of all children.
Jen is responsible for monitoring the organization and delivery of curricular and instructional programs offered to participants in the early care and education setting. She has been in the field of education for over 12 years, modeling best practices and creating learning envrionments that push staff and students toward high expectations. Jen's focus lies in building systems within an organization that results in consistent, high level practices across curriculum, instruction, professional development, assessment and staff collaboration. She has deep convictions about providing a rigorous education, and believes it is possible for every teacher and student to be successful when they are given the knowledge, support and resources to implement strategies with fidelity. Dr. Marks wants to collaborate with, support and empower educators so that they may do the same.