Lesson topics include: 

  • Theories of learning, student motivation, and course objectives;

  • Lesson plan development and testing;

  • Practicing lesson preparation and presentation techniques;

  • Developing and presenting short lessons to the entire class using methods and techniques reviewed in the learning theory part of the course;

  • Participating in team critiques of all other student presentations; and

  • Revising lesson plan presentations to address team critiques.

Training Periods: 2 Days, 1 Week, or 2 Weeks. 

The 5-day course includes two student lecture preparations and presentations, each for 10 minutes. The 10-day course includes three student lecture preparations and presentations for 10, 15, and 30 minutes. Our instructor videotapes each presentation, which the entire class critiques with our instructor's guidance.