Nossos Cursos

Somos a única empresa da América Latina certificada a ministrar os cursos da Kagan Professional Development, sediada nos Estados Unidos. Com filiais no Reino Unido, Dinamarca, Holanda, Espanha, Nova Zelândia, Austrália, Arábia Saudita, Coreia do Sul e Cingapura, formamos uma das maiores empresas de desenvolvimento profissional docente a contribuir com lifelong learning voltado para a diversificação da instrução pedagógica e o desenvolvimento de habilidades socioemocionais em alunos de todas as idades. Todos os cursos podem ser ministrados em inglês (conteúdo original) e alguns cursos já estão prontos e sendo aplicados em escolas regulares do Brasil em português, como o Aprendizagem Cooperativa, Aprendizagem Cooperativa para Educação Infantil, Jogos Divertidos e o Ensino Baseado no Funcionamento do Cérebro.


1. Cooperative Learning
30 hours - 5 modules of 6 hours each.

Simple yet powerful cooperative learning instructional strategies. Supported by a large body of scientific research, and proven effective in countless classrooms and schools, this way to teach is transforming teaching and learning. See how easy it is use teamwork and pairs to create a greater level of engagement than you imagined possible, even for your reluctant learners. We're not talking about group work. We're talking about knowing the difference between engaging some and engaging all students. When we engage all students, they all learn more. They have fewer discipline problems. And because the structures are so cooperative and interactive, they work wonders for students' social skill development. The structures are part of every lesson, create greater engagement, deeper understanding of the content, improved retention, and greater liking for class and content. The course will give you the Seven Keys to successful cooperative teaching and learning.


2. Cooperative Learning for Young Learners
18 hours - 3 modules of 6 hours each.

The early grades are a critical time in a student’s education. Students come to class with vastly different abilities and experiences, and we want them all to experience early success academically and socially. Learn how to get your budding students to follow directions, how to work in teams, how to share and take turns, how to communicate effectively, how to think critically, and of course, how to master the content and skills to succeed in school. The course will give you the structures and adaptations necessary to make cooperative learning a huge hit with your youngsters. Start your little ones on the path to school success by nurturing important social and academic skills. Create a cooperative and caring classroom. Come away with ideas and activities you’ll be excited to implement the first
day and every day of school!


3. Brain-Friendly Teaching
12 hours - 2 modules of 6 hours each.

Brain science and research has direct applications to classroom teaching and learning. We ignore the research at the peril of our own success as well as at the success of our students. Teaching with methods that don't respect brain science is like swimming against the current: teaching is more exhausting, students learn less, and students like class and content less. When we align our teaching with how the brain best learns, we are going with the current. Students learn more, enjoy class more, and teaching is more effortless and enjoyable for us. In this workshop, learn six core principles of brain-friendly teaching. For each principle, you will come away with new Structures, tools, tips, and techniques to make your teaching more brain compatible and more scientifically sound.


Highlights


★ Put brain science to work to maximize learning
★ View brain scans showing how brains “light up” with student interaction
★ Master Kagan Structures to make every lesson
brain-friendly
★ Target brain centers for emotion, motivation, memory, attention, and thinking

★ Create a safe learning environment where learning, thinking, and creativity flourish
★ Nourish the brain with Number Group Mania
★ Discover the stimuli that boost comprehension and retention of content
★ Apply the six principles of brain friendly teaching in every lesson


4. Elementary Literacy
12 hours - 2 modules of 6 hours each.

Learn simple cooperative instructional strategies and develop students’ speaking and listening skills as they engage in a range of collaborative discussions. Ensure gains for every student with structures where everyone must fully participate. Increase students’ opportunities to present knowledge and ideas with pair and teamwork. More interaction in groups means more practice and more learning. Learn structures to improve critical reading skills for informational texts and literature. Your students will read in pairs and teams, draw inferences, explain events, and determine the main ideas. Improve student writing with peer writing and editing strategies. Use quizzing and coaching structures for students to practice the conventions of English and acquire vocabulary.


5. The Writing Process
12 hours - 2 modules of 6 hours each.

This practical, hands-on writing workshop demonstrates ways to use interactive structures to enhance each stage of the writing process. Prewriting experiences crank up motivation to write. Positive peer response groups motivate students to edit and re-write. A variety of presentation structures make publishing a non-threatening opportunity to share. Our techniques successfully integrate writing across the curriculum. Experience the power of simple peer feedback techniques like Peer Response Gambits, to motivate and re-energize student writing. You will leave this dynamic, experiential writing workshop with dozens of strategies for the eight stages of the writing process. Students experience writing not as an assignment, but as an opportunity.


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