Theory Module for Teachers

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This is the first and biggest phase of the SLDM Teacher Education Program. It consists of  15+ hours of interactive online coursework, which you can complete on your own time, at your own pace.

EXCLUSIVE UPGRADE for past graduates of the 10-hour live SLDM course (our beta version which discontinued in January 2015) Beta Graduates use coupon code “betagraduate” to purchase the Theory Module at 50% discount.

Tuition Assistance

  1. 3-month instalment payment option
  2. Earn tuition credit through Referral Rewards: Use the Deck of Drills product as a fundraiser for your WCS education.

Inside this module are 43 lessons divided into 6 Units, with quizzes required to progress to the next Unit:

Module Outline

*indicates new additions Aug 2016

 UNIT 1: Learning Theories

  1. What WCS Needs
  2. Experiential Learning*
  3. Bloom’s Taxonomy
  4. Progressive Skill Development
  5. Core Assumptions
  6. Glossary & Skill Inventory*
  7. Unit Summary & Quiz

UNIT 2: Skill Development

  1. Fundamental Movement Skills
  2. Techniques, Tactics, Strategies
  3. Developmental Skill Progressions
  4. Skill Refinement
  5. Feedback & Growth Mindset*
  6. Unit Summary & Quiz

UNIT 3: Skills of WCS

  1. Techniques: Personal Movement Skills
    1. Body Position
    2. Walking & Footwork
    3. Turning
    4. Rhythm & Groove
  2. Techniques: Partnership Movement Skills
    1. Momentum
    2. Steering
  3. Tactics
  4. Strategies
  5. Cultural Skills*
  6. Music Skills*
  7. Unit Summary & Quiz

Unit 4: Planning & Assessment:

  1. Planning & Periodization*
  2. Sequencing for Learning*
  3. Criteria & Rubrics*
  4. Troubleshooting & Diagnostics*
  5. Unit Summary & Quiz

UNIT 5: The Skills of Teaching

  1. Techniques of Teaching
    1. Questioning*
    2. Scaffolding*
    3. Scripting*
    4. Feedback & Correction*
  2. Class Procedures
  3. Tactics for Teaching
  4. Strategies for Teaching
  5. Team Teaching Dynamics*
  6. Private Lessons*
  7. Teaching Traps
  8. Unit Summary & Quiz

UNIT 6: The Business of Teaching

  1. Accountability
  2. Credibility
  3. Risk Management*
  4. Community Citizenship*
  5. Communication & Marketing
  6. Unit Summary & Quiz
  7. Theory Module Course Evaluation

 

 

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