Teaching Students in High School

Hours: 24 / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $139.95

Course Overview:

This course will provide you with techniques, strategies and ideas to work with students at the high school level. You will review the challenges of teaching high school students today and how you can overcome those barriers. You will examine what rigor looks like and innovative programs that work. Lastly, you will see how you can develop a framework for success with an evidence-based and transparent process.   

Students will:
  • Review the challenges of best practice at the high school level.
  • Examine a variety of practices and techniques that work.
  • Learn how to develop a framework for success.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: The challenges of best practice at the high school level

Lesson 1 will look at the obstacles faced when implementing best practices at the high school level. Many know what works, but putting that into practice is not always as easy as it seems.

Lesson 2: Rigorous curriculum and expectations

The focus of lesson 2 will be on ensuring rigor and high expectations for students. You will also look at how responsibility can be shared between students and teachers.

Lesson 3: Innovative programs and practices

Lesson 3 delves into some innovative programs and practices that work. You will look at how you can take creative ideas and test them in your own school.

Lesson 4: Transparent and evidence-based decision making

In lesson 4 you will exam the importance of trust and transparency between all stakeholders. You will also focus on the evidence you can, and should, use when making important decisions.

Lesson 5: Strategic targeting of resources

Lesson 5 brings the focus to resources you may need and how to ensure synergy and coherence.

Lesson 6: Working the framework

In this final lesson you will examine how to work with your framework. You will examine best practice elements and goal setting.

All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable, Fiber, DSL, or LEO Satellite (i.e. Starlink) internet with speeds of at least 10mb/sec download and 5mb/sec upload are recommended for the best experience.

NOTE: While cellular hotspots may allow access to our courses, users may experience connectivity issues by trying to access our learning management system.  This is due to the potential high download and upload latency of cellular connections.   Therefore, it is not recommended that students use a cellular hotspot as their primary way of accessing their courses.

Hardware Requirements:

  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 4 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher.  1920x1080 resolution is recommended for the best experience.
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone for Webinar or Live Online sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher.
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari

Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):

  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is described in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **