Teach Like Champion: 49 Techniques that put Students on the Path to College

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3 Semester Credits

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Course Description

This course will provide educators with techniques for improving instructional delivery for students who are on a path to college. Emphases are on high standards, structuring lessons and mastered literacy. Educators will view the DVD video that demonstrates actual sample techniques of book contents for academic achievement. Teachers are introduced to pacing, creating rhythm and will review critical thinking strategies. Educators will utilize the books content and develop lessons, activities and an essay explaining how the information can be implemented in classrooms and schools.


3 Semester Graduate Credits

Teach Like a Champion

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Course Objectives

  1. Educators will learn various techniques that put students on a path to college by setting high expectations and standards that will ensure academic excellence.
  2. Teachers are presented with developing and structuring lessons that engage students and create a well behaved classroom culture that builds trust and character.
  3. Educators will view and write about the books DVD video contents that demonstrate 25 actual techniques that can be implemented in the classroom.
  4. Teachers are presented with 50 techniques such as pacing, creating rhythm, critical thinking and numerous literacy skills that must be mastered for college success.
  5. Teachers will develop writings, lessons and activities that demonstrate the books concepts and techniques so they can then apply to schools and classrooms.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Teach Like a Champion Review
By Mr. Allen , 7+ years in the classroom (major metropolitan area inner city district)

Teach Like a Champion

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
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Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues


(3 Semester Graduate Credits)

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