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Renaissance Module: Teacher Development Online Renaissance Module; August 2019


Teacher Development Online Renaissance Module 

The Teacher Development Renaissance module will be offered in an online format on Tuesday afternoons 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27 and 9/3 from 3-5 pm ET. 

Module Requirements

The Teacher Development Renaissance module is an online learning experience comprised of five two-hour webinars with reading and other assignments for each session. Credit will be offered for full participation in the module. Full participation includes:

  • Online attendance and active participation in five two-hour sessions.
  • Reading and reflection to prepare for each session. 
  • Responses to Reflection Questions on the Discussion Forum after each session. 
  • Submission of final evaluation within a week of the ending of the module.

Goals of the Module

The overall goals of this module are:

  • To reflect on religious education philosophy and relate that philosophy to the faith development of teachers.
  • To participate in a community of religious educators through study, worship, creating, and networking.
  • To gain an understanding of teachers’ contributions and needs.
  • To increase understanding of child development and its relationship to teaching and learning.
  • To understand issues related to safety and ethics.
  • To explore and develop strategies for recruitment, support, appreciation, and recognition of volunteers.