If you are an instructional leader who wants to continue growing, then mark your calendar to participate in these free K-12 Education Leadership online courses available in January, 2017. With the goal to drive systemic change and improve education, these courses are incredibly powerful and cover important topics like design thinking, gamification, and deep learning.
About the Leadership Courses
Created by Microsoft and edX member universities, these K-12 Education Leadership courses guide K-12 school and education system leaders in developing their teachers, enhancing classroom learning, and improving student outcomes in innovative, effective digital schools. Each course includes an About This Course section, a description of what you will learn, and the option to add a certificate that can be posted or shared via LinkedIn. Each Microsoft-funded course provides resources to K-12 school leaders. The goal is to meet the needs of leaders around the world at the intersection of education and technology.
Arrange your schedule as follows:
- January 17, 2017: Launching Innovation in Schools
- January 24, 2017: Leading Ambitious Teaching and Learning
- February 27, 2017: Deep Learning through Transformative Pedagogy
- March 6, 2017: Leading Change: Go Beyond Gamification with Gameful Learning
- March 21, 2017: Design Thinking for Leading and Learning
Allow Yourself to Be Engaged
I found myself genuinely interested in the content of several courses. From topics like “Bringing people together around ideas they care about” to “Measuring progress and adjusting along the way,” these processes are sure to prompt problem solving and thinking.
Support Growing Leaders
TCEA knows how important it is to scaffold growing leaders’ efforts as they work to bring about needed changes in schools. We also know how hard it can be to find professional learning resources that support leading within a teaching and learning environment. Microsoft and edX make this possible for us with high-quality anytime, anywhere learning.