Curriculum

Teacher Training Institutes are customized to meet your needs.  Institutes focus on policy, technology, pedagogy, curriculum design, and a host of other topics on the front lines of innovation and creativity.

Teacher Training Institute Highlights:

K-12 Curriculum Development and Instruction

Topics covered in this Institute include:

  • K-12 Curriculum Design and Instruction in the US and the Common Core Standards
  • What is High-Quality Education?
  • Research-Based Instruction: Strategies that Promote Student Achievement
  • Aligning Objectives, Instructional Activities and Assessment throughout the Curriculum
  • Developing Students’ Motivation and Self-Regulation Skills

TESOL/ Content Delivery in English

Topics covered in this Institute include:

  • Bilingual, immersive and distance language education in the US
  • Research-Based Instruction: Strategies that Promote L2 Student Achievement
  • English Language Reading and Writing Workshops
  • English Language Pronunciation Workshops (lab-site component)

Leadership and Internationalization

Topics covered in this Institute include:

  • What is Leadership?
  • Internationalization Efforts: Challenges and Opportunities
  • The Role of College Admissions
  • Student Affairs and Campus Life
  • Teaching Methodologies for English Language Learners
  • English Language Reading and Writing Workshops

Each of our Teacher Training Institutes provides a menu of options for you to choose and customize your program.  You can choose from the options below:

  • School site visits tied to course instruction
  • Observations and co-teaching opportunities
  • USC campus dorm, apartment or approved housing  with high-speed internet and secure access
  • Flexible meal plans for USC dining halls, restaurants and coffee shops
  • Campus orientation and tour
  • Access to all campus facilities (libraries, health center, gym, pool, computer labs)
  • Cultural and recreational weekend visits
  • Visa and immigration advising
  • Airport transfers
  • Welcome reception, closing ceremony
  • Certificate of completion

Customize your own Institute

You can also customize a program to meet your specific needs.  Please contact our office to discuss your options.