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Toni Schrage

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Toni Schrage has been a teacher for 24 years.  She is currently teaching ESL in grades K-5 at Springfield School District 186 in Springfield, Illinois.  She is also a reading skills teacher for Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, Illinois.  Toni also teaches online and blended graduate level courses to educators seeking their ESL endorsement for the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois.  She has experience teaching in grades K-12, and then undergraduate students and Master degree seeking students.  Her experience also includes working with gifted students at the middle school level, and special education students at the elementary, middle school, and college level. 

Toni was born and grew up in Auburn, Illinois. She received her bachelors in elementary education from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She moved to Arizona for her first teaching position and received her Master’s degree in Elementary Education with an endorsement in English as a Second Language from Northern Arizona University.  Toni enjoys providing educators with information that will enhance their teaching.  

Since Toni is constantly learning and seeking new ideas she hopes you will enjoy the flexibility of the programs that are offered at TCL.

This course provides participants with a solid framework for planning, implementing and maintaining successful co-teaching relationships that improve the learning instruction of all students. Participants will reflect on the definition of co-teaching, components of the co-teaching relationship, examine a variety of co-teaching models and how they support student learning, and evaluate their current co-teaching programs. Participants will leave the course knowing several co-teaching practices between general and special education teachers, as well as, between two general education teachers in the same classroom, and how to effectively work as a co-teaching partner to create opportunities for success for all learners.
Course #: GMF19504
Dates: 10/14/19 - 11/10/19
Categories:

General Education

Format:

Online Structured

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Participants in this course will examine research-based proactive practices and best practices of the alternative discipline. Strategies for improving classroom and school culture through the use of alternative discipline will be explored. Participants will reflect on their discipline philosophy to establish a framework for growth to effectively implement positive alternative discipline interventions and strategies. Participants will learn about alternatives to school discipline and the most effective ways to reach students and to reward positive behaviors. When students do misbehave participants will learn ways that students can still receive appropriate instructional time and be part of the classroom community. Participants will leave the course with a toolkit of resources to impact their classroom and school community through alternative discipline.
Course #: GMF19509
Dates: 11/18/19 - 12/15/19
Categories:

General Education

Format:

Online Structured

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