This program involves (a) Training Course and (b) Certification. You can opt for either Training or Certification or both.
The training comprises three live workshops, each workshop will be for two hours from 5 pm to 7 pm on the respective dates and will involve about 1.5 hours total of pre-reading materials and post-workshop exercise.
This section details the agenda of each of the three webinars included in the course. The competencies covered are drawn from Level 1 of CENTA® Standards.
Record of completing certification - if you participate throughout the program & appear for the tests.
Modules and Contents
Workshop 1: Basics of Effective Lesson Planning - Principle and Components (CD.1)
Backward Design Principle (GAP): How GAP is the principle using which effective lesson plans are created.
Main Components of an Effective Lesson Plan: What they are, how to design each of them and a framework to create some of these components.
Effective Learning Objectives: Understanding and creating effective learning objectives using Bloom’s Taxonomy.
Workshop 2: Pedagogical Content Knowledge - Methods and resources (CD.2)
Pedagogical Sequence: What is pedagogical sequencing with examples and non-examples; identify how to do pedagogical sequencing within a lesson/topic and across lessons/topics.
Pedagogical Methods and Resources: Introduce different pedagogical approaches to teach in a classroom.
Strategies for pedagogical methods: Choose different strategies to improve pedagogical practices in class.
Create/modify different components of a lesson plan.
Curated sample lessons including comments on what works/potential issues.
The hands-on facilitated practice of your own lesson plans
Workshop 3: Differentiation & Role of Technology in Lesson Planning (CD.3)
Differentiation: What is differentiation and why is it important.
Different ways to differentiate: How to differentiate for pedagogical methods and resources, examples for each.
Role of Technology in Lesson Planning: How technology can be used to enhance teaching practices - Blended Learning.
Technology to create pedagogical resources: How to adapt existing resources, create new resources and many examples of simple technology tools.
Create a differentiated activity using one of the differentiation methods.
Adapt existing lesson plan to include technology tools and hands-on facilitated practice.
CENTA® Certification in Content Development and Planning involves the following assessments:
Part 1: CENTA® Teaching Quotient (TQ)
Part 2 & 3: Test with video submission related to Content Development and Planning competencies
Each test would be conducted as per the schedule provided in the 'Schedule' section.
The schedule of the batch is mentioned below. If the date does not suit you- we have batches running regularly.
The June batch has already started.
Workshop Dates: 23rd, 27th & 30th July 2021
Test Date: 7th August 2021
Submission Deadline: 17th August 2021