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Teach English Now! Capstone Project 1 (Coursera)

In the final Capstone Project, you will apply the skills you learned by observing teachers at work (a total of six hours of observation). You will build on the concepts learned from the previous courses to analyze the lessons. You will also submit your teaching philosophy, a five-day lesson plan, and a teaching tip. You will deliver a portion of your lesson, submitting a 6-10 minute video for peer review. If you have completed Teach English Now! Part 1 and Teach English Now! Part 2, you will submit your work for expert review to receive your ASU 150-hour TESOL Certificate from ASU, in addition to your Coursera certificates.

Syllabus

WEEK 1

Introduction to Capstone and Philosophy of Teaching

Welcome to Module 1 of the Capstone Project for Teach English Now!: Part I. We know that you have worked hard to get to this point in the specialization and are anxious to apply all you have learned. In the first module of this course, you will be designing and writing your own personal Teaching Philosophy. You will be reflecting on everything you’ve learned thus far to work through a variety of tasks and peer reviews to perfect your Teaching Philosophy. Make sure to refer back to the previous courses as needed. Good Luck!

Graded: Teaching Purpose

Graded: Teaching Style

Graded: Teaching Techniques

Graded: Observation Reflections

WEEK 2

Lesson Planning, Part I

In Module 2, you’ll be building the first part of a 50-60 minute lesson plan.

Graded: Objectives and Possible Assessments

Graded: Warm Up Activity

Graded: Objective Discussion

Graded: Instruct and Model

Graded: Observation Reflection

WEEK 3

Lesson Planning, Part II

In Module 3, you’ll be building the second part of a 50-60 minute lesson plan.

Graded: Guided Practice Activity

Graded: Independent Practice

Graded: Assessment

Graded: Observation Reflection

WEEK 4

One Week Lesson Plan

In Module 4, you’ll create a one week lesson plan.

Graded: Objectives and Assessment

Graded: One Week Lesson Plan

Graded: Observation Reflection

WEEK 5

Teacher Tool Box

In Module 5, participants share a teaching tip with each other in order to build a “teacher toolbox.”

Graded: Teaching Tip

Graded: Observation Reflection

WEEK 6

Final Capstone

In this Module, participants create a video of themselves teaching part of their lesson.

Graded: Micro Lesson

Course 4 of 4 in the TESOL Certificate, Part 1: Teach English Now! Specialization.

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