Classroom Management: Curriculum and Instruction

Based on the work of Serena Pariser

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Classroom management, curriculum and instruction are inextricably linked. The focus of this 15-hour course is on how to plan instruction that is rigorous, engaging, authentic, and collaborative. Through readings, classroom videos and vignettes, and practical strategies you can do right now, you will learn how to manage your classroom through intentional planning.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss research-based engagement strategies including learning targets.
  • Describe the benefits of purposeful grouping.
  • Integrate a differentiated approach to instruction into instructional planning that both challenges and supports all students.
  • Analyze aspects of zero-tolerance in the classroom to set clear and comprehensible expectations for students.


Course Modules Include:

  • Module 1: Get Your Students Engaged
  • Module 2: Building on the Basics
  • Module 3: Differentiate
  • Capstone Project

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