This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the brain, a crucial aspect of learning. Participants will be equipped to adopt a balanced approach that integrates traditional and innovative teaching methods. This course delves into the correlation between sensory input and memory, analyzes the interdependence of the body and brain, as described by Hart (1998), and explores the dynamics of the student-teacher relationship.
Carlow University ED 634 • Madonna University EDU 5960.25 • Notre Dame College ED 625 D • The College of Saint Rose EDC 687
The required text for this course is: Accelerating Learning for All, PreK-8 Equity in Action, by Rebecca McKinney and Colleen Urlik.
Graduate participants earn 3 semester hours of graduate credit and will receive a transcript from one of our partner institutions below. Professional development participants receive a certificate of completion for 45 hours of professional developments credit for face-to-face classes, and 60 hours of professional development credit for online classes.
Session/Module 1: Brain Imaging, Neurons and Sub-Cortical Structures
Session/Module 2: Exploring the Central Nervous System (CNS)
Session/Module 3: The Cerebral Cortex
Session/Module 4: How Neurons Communicate
Session/Module 5: Making Sense of Sensory Memory
Session/Module 6: Working Memory
Session/Module 7: Long-Term Memory
Session/Module 8: The Levels of Learning
Session/Module 9: The Future of Brain-Based Learning and Brain-Friendly Schools
Session/Module 10: Final Projects and Final Exams
Our Partners are well-established regionally and nationally accredited colleges and universities, recognized for academic excellence and their commitment to teachers.
Online 3-graduate credit courses are 13 weeks in length.
On-site weekend courses are held Friday evening from 6:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday/Sunday, 8:30am-5:30pm.
Weekday courses are Monday-Friday from 8:00am- 6:00pm.
It is the responsibility of the student to check with their state, county, district, or school to ensure that all requirements are being met by the course you're taking.
Check the Partner Universities page for specific university information as well as course numbers which are specific to the university partner.
Students are required to purchase their own textbook, the information for which can be found here. If no book is required it will be specified on the list. We have copies of many of the textbooks should you wish to purchase directly from TEI.
Professional development (PD) participants receive a certificate of completion from TEI for 45 hours of PD credit for face to face classes and 60 hours of PD credit for online classes. These certificates are mailed within one week of the end of the class and reflect the course title, dates of attendance, and credit hour information.