- Diverse Learner Courses
- Equity Educator Certificate Program
USC Rossier School of Education and Public Consulting Group (PCG) have created a comprehensive, competency-based certificate program for K-12 educators. This professional development program is designed to help school districts develop teachers and school leaders who have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to create equitable achievement opportunities for all students.
Differentiating Teaching and Instruction: What, How, Why? - Sandra Kaplan
This course builds knowledge and skills in designing instruction that meets a wide variety of learners’ needs and cultivates meaningful engagement in the classroom. Educators will learn to design and implement differentiation strategies in response to student needs, interests and abilities, by modifying curriculum and instruction and classroom environment.
Facilitating Learning for Speakers of Non-Standardized English - Uju Anya
Facilitating Learning for Speakers of Non-Standardized English: This course prepares K-12 educators with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to understand the linguistic and cultural background of academic English learners and promote their academic language proficiency and achievement.
Pedagogical Strategies for English Learners - Eugenia Mora-Flores
This course focuses on pedagogy for English learners’ academic literacy instruction, which is at the core of academic achievement. The course demonstrates intentional pedagogical practices and enhanced learning experiences that guide English learners to succeed in content comprehension and in critical and creative thinking to close achievement gaps.
Relationally Responsive Classroom Management - Alan Green & Dr. Xiomara Mateo-Gaxiola
This course empowers educators to effectively teach an increasingly diverse student body by cultivating meaningful relationships with students. The course builds educators’ ability to plan and implement methods for connecting with all students, increasing student motivation, reducing behavior problems and improving academic achievement...