Becoming A Reflective Teacher

We become better teachers when we reflect on our practice, and set goals for growth. If you are interested in learning specific strategies and protocols for deepening your reflection and becoming a better teacher, this is the course for you.
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Updated on: February 13, 2019

Presenter Robert J. Marzano is one of the nation’s leading education researchers and teacher training instructors and this course is designed to give teachers insight and practical guidance on how to create a structure and mindset that focuses on continually improving their skills.

The course explains the latest research and theory on “reflective practice” meaning improving teacher skills by identifying personal strengths and weaknesses, setting goals and engaging in focused practiced to meet those goals. Teachers will also learn how to examine their practices, set realistic growth goals and use focused practice and feedback for improved performance. Research and theory on reflective practice are then put to the test in applications in real classroom workshops. Teachers will learn how to combine a model of effective instruction with goal setting, focused practice, and focused feedback, observations and discussion to improve their instructional practices.

  • Practical guidance from an expert on differentiation
  • Convenient, flexible online format
  • 45 PD hours or 3 graduate credits
Skills You'll Learn

In this course, you'll conduct a self-audit of your teaching practice, and you will articulate growth goals. You will establish protocols and learn strategies to work towards your goals, and improve your teaching practice through a reflective process.

Course Overview

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About the Instructor

Dr. Robert J. Marzano is the cofounder and CEO of Marzano Research Laboratory in Denver, Colorado. Throughout his forty years in the field of education, he has become a speaker, trainer, and author of more than thirty books and 150 articles on topics such as instruction, assessment, writing, and implementing standards, cognition, effective leadership, and school intervention. His books include:

The Art and Science of Teaching: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Instruction,
Making Standards Useful in the Classroom,
District Leadership That Works: Striking the Right Balance,
Designing and Teaching Learning Goals and Objectives, and
On Excellence in Teaching.

PCG Education

PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help teachers, schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize resources. PCG offers more than 50 online professional development courses to help teachers improve their skills, grow their careers and more effectively help and support their students.


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