Sign up for the ARK for Teachers: Elementary Level Volume 2 Course
This Course includes 10 lessons

Price: $35

The ARK for Teachers – Elementary Level Volume 2 Moodle is the textbook version of our training. Each lesson must be viewed in sequence to proceed to the accompanying quiz. Upon completion of this course and quizzes, you will earn a certificate documenting 13 accredited CEU credits.

Lesson 1: Becoming a Great Teacher

We use the word “becoming” to indicate an on-going process. Great teachers are always seeking methods and ways of sharpening their skills and becoming even better. The process includes several important elements…

Lesson 2: Evaluating Our Teaching Behaviors

Great teachers are made, not born. Like every other profession, to become really good at teaching means having to labor at the craft. Effective teachers love their jobs, enjoy kids, and do not allow themselves…

Lesson 3: Dealing with Burnout

Teaching is one of the most important jobs in the world. In fact, the future of civilization depends upon a dedicated, educated, caring cadre of teachers who are willing to share their knowledge and their hearts…

Lesson 4: Creating a Positive Social/Emotional Climate

A positive social-emotional climate is the cornerstone of a great classroom. Students learn best where they feel respected, accepted, and emotionally safe…

Lesson 5: Involving Parents

No matter how capable the teacher, the vast majority of students will experience difficulty in school without parental support and encouragement. A primary goal of successful teachers is to try…

Lesson 6: Maximizing the Parent/Teacher Conference

Let parents know that you both invite and welcome them to initiate a conference with you. Communicate to your parents that you would like to get to know them…

Lesson 7: Motivating Unmotivated Students

A common thought rolling around inside many teachers’ heads is, “Many of my students don’t appear to have any interest in learning. They just sit at their desks…

Lesson 8: Bridging the Economic Divide

The task of the teacher as an advocate of the child is compounded greatly when the student is a victim of generational poverty (where a student’s family has been in poverty for two generations or longer). The culture…

Lesson 9: Embracing Cultural Diversity

Will a multicultural class of students demand more time, patience, and creative energy of a teacher than a homogeneous class? Yes, of course it will. However, it is a fantastic teaching opportunity…

Lesson 10: Teaching Special Needs Children

It is inevitable that you will have the opportunity and the pleasure of working with special needs students in your classroom. According to the U.S. Department of Education, 95% of six- to 21-year-old students with disabilities…