A CLASS® Primer for Teachers is an online course that introduces teachers to understanding why interactions matter, the purpose of the CLASS® Tool and CLASS® observations, and introduces teachers to the frameworks for the selected age level.
Coursework available in the following age levels:
Infant/Toddler (English only)
Pre-K (Bilingual Delivery: Allows learners to toggle between English and Spanish instruction throughout the entire program, including the opportunity to take course assessments in English or Spanish.)
K-3 (English only)
Learners in this course will complete teacher-focused content that promotes engagement and buy-in. The course introduces teachers to the CLASS Framework and encourages them to reflect on their classroom practice. The flexible course structure allows teachers to focus on the domains and dimensions of the CLASS tool aligned to their own learning and professional goals. The course offers bite-sized learning opportunities, which can be accessed from any device, to support teachers in fitting professional development into their busy schedules.
The course will take 3 hours to complete and provide the learner with a certificate showing 0.3 CEUs.