How they learn is just as important as what they learn.

The best teachers don’t measure success on how well they have taught. The victory is in how well their students have learned. Students flourish in engaging environments where they feel successful. The true craft of a master teacher is in capturing the mind of each student while simultaneously managing the classroom environment. We are here to make you a master of that craft.

The TeacherReady® curriculum was designed for teachers by teachers to provide the techniques and tools that have led them to become top performers in their practice. Each of the eight lessons was designed to build specific skills and methods to help you be an effective teacher.

Lesson 1

Managing and Engaging Students to Learn

Approx. 4 weeks

Topics: Effective Communication, Managing Student Behavior, Establishing and Reinforcing Classroom Procedures

Practical Application: 6 Volunteer Field Hours

Lesson 2

Aligning Standards and Learning Targets

Approx. 4 weeks

Topics: Student Ownership of Learning; Managing Student Emotions; Working with Learning Standards; Creating, Scaffolding, and Communicating Learning Targets

Practical Application: 3 Field Assignments

Lesson 3

Learning Tasks and Feedback Strategies

Approx. 4 weeks

Topics: Aligning Learning Tasks, Building Habits, Managing Time, Valuable and Meaningful Feedback, Formative Assessment and Aligned Feedback Strategies

Practical Application: 3 Field Assignments

Lesson 4

Summative Assessment Tools

Approx. 4 weeks

Topics: Developing Effective Testing Strategies, Aligning Assessment to Standards

Practical Application: 3 Field Assignments

Mid-Program Project

Benchmark Assessment

1-2 weeks

Topics: Planning a Curriculum Calendar, Weekly Lesson Plans, Mid-program Mentor Evaluation, Self-Evaluation and Reflection

Lesson 5

Student Engagement with Special Populations

Approx. 4 weeks

Topics: Engaging Special Needs Populations, Student Poverty and the Classroom, Working with English Language Learners, Engaging Gifted Learners

Practical Application: 4 Field Assignments

Lesson 6

Student Engagement and Literacy

Approx. 4 weeks

Topics: Working with Students at Different Reading Levels; Five Components of Scientific Reading Instruction; Phonics and Phonemic Awareness; Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension

Practical Application: 3 Field Assignments

Lesson 7

Student Engagement and STEAM

Approx. 4 weeks

Topics: The Importance of STEM in all Classrooms; Designing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Art Instruction across Content Areas

Practical Application: 4 Field Assignments

Lesson 8

Culminating Field Experience

Approx. 4 weeks

Topics: Developing Your Final Lesson Plan, Mentor Final Evaluation

Practical Application: One Week of Full-time Teaching

ADA Compliance Services

The TeacherReady® team works collaboratively with all instructors and personnel to meet our ADA mission and goals while providing leadership in promoting inclusiveness, disability awareness, and education in the local community. From that perspective, the TeacherReady® team monitors for ADA compliance and consults and advises faculty, students, and staff on disability related issues and provides training and awareness opportunities.

TeacherReady® is committed to helping each student succeed, regardless of disabilities or special needs. The Coordinator of Student Services is responsible for coordinating reasonable accommodation requests for students with documented disabilities. Students needing accommodations should contact the TeacherReady® office to setup an ADA conference by contacting teacherready@studereducation.com.