Lessons are the basic units of teaching and are the building blocks of units. Each day with students, your lessons have the potential to advance student learning in engaging and dynamic ways. In this inquiry, you will work with a group of experienced and new educators to advance your skills in planning aligned, engaging, and coherent lessons. Above and beyond these activities, you can elect to do an additional exploration of the research as it informs and improves your practice.

Next offered in Fall 2024.

Sample seminar schedule from 2023. Sessions take place online on Zoom, with a possible in-person option at 194 Dartmouth College Hwy, Lebanon, NH, 03766.

  • Thursday, October 5, 4:30-7:30 pm, How People Learn and Lesson Foundations
  • Thursday, October 12, 4:30-7:30 pm, Learner Differences and Lesson Plan Analysis
  • Thursday, October 19, 4:30-7:30 pm, Analyzing Instruction
  • Practicum assignments and independent practice continue after the final seminar. Anticipated completion date is December 6.

Cost and Credits:

  • 2-3 credits
  • $550 per credit