What People Are Saying About LAPDA COURSES
"This is a very meaningful opportunity to learn about the best methods and materials to use in teaching mathematics in an Elementary classroom. You will gain gain conceptual knowledge about why we perform mathematical procedures and where those procedures came from. You won't be disappointed you took this course, but you may be shocked at how much you learn about teaching math!"Diane Nicholls
"" Another awesome tool for my ever expanding toolkit - I learned a lot about myself in this workshop & am excited to begin to implement these new tools!""Jen Berry
"I can not say enough about this course! It is the only course Ive ever taken that modeled best practices for education. As a student, I was engaged in meaningful, experiential learning and could use that experience to turn around and teach my students. It was engaging, research-based, and highly relevant to our work."
"This class makes you reflect on your practice as a teacher, this reflection is deep and is the best way to improve your practice."Leah Bronner
"This course challenges you to think about the way you teach students mathematics. Assumptions must be replaced by knowledge and facts"Steven Dellinger-Pate
"I received Inspiration and encouragement to change my teaching practices in the goal of watching students get a real and lasting meaning from science studies"
"The most important outcome of this was was becoming more familiar and comfortable with a variety pf Google Tools to incorporate immediately into my teaching and professional practice. Also witnessing what other classmates achieved gives me the confidence to try new things I wasnt ready to try before."
"I am feeling excited and inspired, within the 1st month ive already tried several activities from the class and resources that the instructor provided. It is so refreshing to leave a workshop not only wanting to do something new but also feeling prepared and empowered to do it"Christine Caprio
"The most important outcome of this course was gaining knowledge of google docs, slides and forms, gaining more knowledge in vocab instruction and bringing the two subjects together. I also walked away with lessons to use in class."
"This class has made me think of teaching writing in a whole new light. I have shifted my thinking from teaching writing genres and the writing process to one of teaching writers. This is so powerful, I think it will result in positive outcomes for my students. This is by far the best class I have ever taken"Leah Griggs