Project Description

TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS

The TIEL Institute offers professional development programs that help teacher educators prepare candidates to plan curriculum and instruction that include the teaching of thinking and social-emotional learning.

TIEL helps teacher educators

  • Prepare candidates to plan lessons and project-based units of study that include teaching thinking and social-emotional learning;
  • Prepare teacher candidates for more rigorous teacher evaluations;
  • Prepare candidates for performance-based evaluation for certification, e.g., the edTPA adopted by several states;
  • Prepare candidates who can balance thinking and emotional learning, convergent and divergent thinking in their classroom curriculum.