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Improving Teacher Quality and Increasing Student Achievement
Louisiana Public Broadcasting through PBS Teacherline brings comprehensive, online professional development to Louisiana educators. TeacherLine courses have been created through the collaborative efforts of some of the nation's leading educational organizations, including the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the National Council for the Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). Our video-rich, learn-by-doing courses are a combination of content and technology, accessible via the Internet, that provide teachers with the vision, strategies, and resources needed to make dynamic use of classroom technology.
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 requires highly qualified teachers. PBS TeacherLine of Louisiana is here to assist teachers in meeting their goals and keep them informed of current pedagogy. All courses are designed to be immediately applicable to the classroom, and our facilitators ensure that courses are presented with both the TEKS standards and TAKS tests in mind.
Empowering Learning through Technology
Participants engage in six-week facilitated courses that help to translate learning into practice. TeacherLine courses reflect research-based principles and are customized to meet state standards, professional development goals, and re-certification needs.
Meeting Your District's Professional Development
Goals PBS TeacherLine of Louisiana will work with your district to help ensure that your professional development goals are met.
» Align to your needs
TeacherLine course are aligned to national standards, the TEKS and TAKS, and can be further customized to the needs of your school or district.
» Impact student achievement
TeacherLine courses are research-based and have demonstrated impact on student achievement.
» Translate research into practice
Teachers learn new strategies and engage in activities that transform research into practice in their own classrooms.
» Model appropriate uses of technology
Streaming video, animations and interactive resources allow educators to discover new techniques for using technology to enrich learning.
» Support teachers as learners within a collaborative community
Top educators facilitate TeacherLine courses and are trained to build strong online communities. Teachers discuss strategies, students' learning needs, and ideas with their peers.
Louisiana Public Broadcasting's Telecommunications Center, 7733 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
For additional information, contact: Nancy Romaine Tooraen at 1-888-767-7267, firstname.lastname@example.org