Product Description & Methodology
Focused, high-quality, and cost-effective professional learning, based on specific areas of improvement. TKL’s Micro Courses help teachers, schools, and districts make targeted changes on an accelerated timeline.
Micro Courses are an innovative and cost-effective form of teacher professional development focused on providing schools and districts with targeted, competency-based online courses that support all formal and informal teacher observation and classroom protocols.
Each Micro Course provides a unique online experience that allows teachers to start their learning using a personalized, self-paced process, supported by TKL’s easy-to-use platform. Educators take control over their professional learning journey for a more authentic, meaningful experience.
Micro Courses support evolutionary changes to a teacher’s instructional practice with a process that helps elevate current practices, instead of replacing them. Each course is specifically designed to help educators make continuous and sustained changes to their instructional practice.
Micro Courses can also be combined to provide teaching credentials, further enabling schools and districts with certificate pathway programs that allow educators to link compensation and other career advancement opportunities.
The Micro Courses program leverages field-tested, research-based strategies, personalized practical solutions, digital collaboration, and critical reflection to help schools and educators transform their instructional practices and improve classroom effectiveness. Set up your demo experience to learn more.
Educators struggle to keep up with the changing societal and legal requirements.
Time & Cost
Providing effective, personalized professional learning is a stress on districts, schools, and teachers alike.
There are many online learning solutions, but few that offer research-backed solutions for tangible change.
Traditional programs make it difficult to access quality professional learning and resources.
Timely, up-to-date learning materials informed by research and real user insights.
Fast & Affordable
Affordable, immediate access to the highest quality skill-based professional learning available.
Professional learning aligned with your unique needs and requirements.
Easily achieve compliance on a school and district-wide scale through our digital learning management system.
Our Micro Courses are flexible enough to suit your unique needs as an educator. Take them individually, or stack them to provide credentials and advancement opportunities.Search Courses
"I would definitely recommend this course to my colleagues. The population of students with attention deficits seems to be on a rise. Thinking back to conversations I have had with my colleagues I think this course will definitely help them have a better understanding and idea of how to improve their own teaching to meet the needs of students with attention deficits in their classroom."
"I REALLY enjoyed the assignments in this course. I am in my fifth year of teaching and at what one would consider the “breaking point,” so these assignments put things into perspective for me at the time I needed it most."
"Absolutely enjoyed this course! I felt like the resources were hitting me on a personal level being that I was about to resign from the career. This course gave me hope and definitely boosted my teacher morale."
Key Strategies That Really Work for Differentiated Instruction
The goals and priorities for this course are intended to provide opportunities for teachers to explore key strategies that really support and positively promote differentiation of instruction in their own classrooms.
Thoughtful Discourse to Support Deep Understandings
The primary goal of this course will be for participants to identify how 21st century classrooms are transformationally different than traditional classrooms and will identify key characteristics...
Integrating Academic Discourse into Mathematics Lessons
Research has shown that engaging students in academic discourse plays a key role in student learning, and to better engage students in this type of talk our focus here will be on better...