Teacher Development Online Renaissance Module – Group B **THIS MODULE IS NOW FULL**
Type of event: Training
The Teacher Development Renaissance module will be offered in an online format on Tuesday afternoons 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25 and 10/2 from 2-4 pm ET. The module will be led by Leia Durland-Jones and Austen Peterson. Registration is limited to 10 participants and the fee is $175. The registration deadline is 8/3/18.
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 at 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 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.
The webinar platform is Zoom, which you can download from Zoom. The module requires the use of a computer with internet connection and a video camera. Participants must also create a UUA profile name in order to access the learning site. On UUA.org, click on “create account” at the top right and follow instructions on the page.
No later than one week before the module begins, email the Renaissance Office renaissance [at] uua [dot] org with your profile name to be added to the group; include the module name in the subject line.