Teach n’ Kid Learn (TKL) provides California educators the following selection of comprehensive and engaging online courses that are self-paced for your convenience. Each course is facilitated by an instructional coach and is delivered on an easy-to-use learning platform. All of our comprehensive online courses are pre-approved for educators within the state of California.

In Los Angeles, we have partnered with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to provide Salary Advancement Credits at a reduced price. All Teach n’ Learn (TKL) have been pre-approved by the Joint Salary Point Credit Committee. By completing these courses you will earn 2 or 1 Salary Points, and can be applied to each box or “schedule” of the LAUSD Salary Tables for up to 98 points.

Please make your course selection from the following list below based on your license renewal and continuing education needs.

Courses are listed in alphabetic order.

Our flex-time bundled course program is an affordable way to purchase multiple courses which can be used whenever you decide you are ready to complete the coursework. By purchasing our 3 or 5 course bundles you will save 15% off of our regularly priced $170.00 course fee. With our 3 Course Bundle, you will save $76.50. Theses bundled course package codes will never expire.
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This course will explore practical teaching strategies to integrate 21st Century skills, and more specifically Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity & Innovation into classroom units and lessons. Participants will learn of the research base and innovations in each area, including, but not limited to, Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy, Webb’s Depth of Knowledge and Costa’s Levels of Questioning, using sentence starters, frames, and signal words in communication, explicitly teaching speaking and listening skills in addition to reading and writing, incorporating technology in the classroom, project based learning, and more.
21st Century

21st Century Learning
and the 4Cs
Grades K – 12

This course has been designed with the goal of providing a comprehensive framework which operationally defines and demonstrates how to effectively engage students through the use of the common core standards. Provide research-based principals in which teachers can anchor their practices and determine effective practice which will leverage the efforts of both teacher-students.
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ABCs of Higher Expectations for Elementary English Language Arts
Grades K – 5

The focus of this course is to support educators in identifying the needs of their English Language Learners and learning how to plan and facilitate a classroom where all learners can engage in structured interactions to develop and practice Academic English tied to content concepts. Participants will be introduced to a seven-step process including; organizing a classroom where all children are involved in the learning process, how to plan focused learning objectives tied to standards, strategies for developing academic vocabulary and structures that students can use to practice and apply content and language in meaningful ways.
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Academic Achievement For English Language Learners (ELLs), Grades K – 12

This course will explore ways to increase student use of academic language and vocabulary in today’s secondary classrooms. Throughout the course, participants will learn strategies for increasing student interaction, as well as increasing the quality of student interactions to be sure that they focus on content, utilizing the language of the content areas. Vocabulary instruction, as well as other key aspects of academic language instruction, will be integrated into instruction. Participants will build lesson plans that show more formal, academic language and vocabulary use based on the course of study.
Student Discourse

Academic Discourse for All Students, Grades 6-12

This course is a unique comprehensive course which is rich in resources that succinctly summarizes the extensive key components in the ELA CCSS, uncovers the deep connections between the four literacy strands, explains the base of research, and provides immediately transferable instructional strategies.
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Addressing Higher Expectations for Secondary English Language Arts
Grades 6-12

This course provides an overview of relational aggression, female bullying, and the dynamics that lead to the causes and effects of this phenomenon. Each succeeding module enriches and leads to in-depth knowledge of the types of relational aggression, what feeds and diminishes the bullying, and how to help girls learn to make positive choices to solve their own friendship problems.
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Anti-Bullying Guiding Girls
Through
Relational Aggression
Grades K – 12

The focus of this course is to support teachers by helping them to identify ways to expand student vocabulary knowledge and usage within the content area classroom in grades K-5. This interactive course is designed for job-embedded learning and practical classroom application using our virtual lesson study process.
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Building Academic Vocabulary
and Deep Comprehension
Grades K – 5

This course will support teachers from all content areas by helping to identify ways to expand student vocabulary knowledge and usage within the grades 6-12. This interactive course is designed for job-embedded learning and practical classroom application using our virtual lesson study process. This virtual lesson study environment will help facilitate the process for teachers to better incorporate the instructional practices outlined within the new Common Core State Standards, embed vocabulary instruction in ongoing instruction and expand student vocabulary knowledge.
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Building Academic Vocabulary
and Deep Comprehension
Grades 6 – 12

The focus of this course is to help educators: understand how giftedness is defined and identified, understand the characteristics of various categories of giftedness; learn effective ways of supporting gifted academic learners in the regular classroom; support and encourage the talents of non-academically gifted students, understand and meet the needs of twice-exceptional gifted students; and finally, understand how to help parents support the needs of their gifted child at home and at school.
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Challenging Gifted Students
in the Regular Classroom
Grades K – 12

In this course, participants will gain insight into classroom management and ways to keep a positive focus in the classroom. Shifts in common classroom practices will be highlighted, including setting up a positive classroom culture, explicitly teaching expectations and reinforcing positive behaviors in the classroom, and building positive relationships with students. Research shows that teacher’s actions, including classroom management, have a high impact on student achievement. Numerous studies conducted over the past few decades have outlined the importance of having a classroom where students and teachers are clear on behavioral expectations as well as consequences for inappropriate behavior. This course will explore practical teaching strategies to integrate positive classroom management into the classroom.
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Classroom Management: Keeping it Positive Elementary,
Grades K–5

In this course, participants will gain insight into classroom management and ways to keep a positive focus in the classroom. Shifts in common classroom practices will be highlighted, including setting up a positive classroom culture, explicitly teaching expectations and reinforcing positive behaviors in the classroom, and building positive relationships with students. Research shows that teacher’s actions, including classroom management, have a high impact on student achievement. Numerous studies conducted over the past few decades have outlined the importance of having a classroom where students and teachers are clear on behavioral expectations as well as consequences for inappropriate behavior.
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Classroom Management: Keeping it Positive Secondary, Grades 6 – 12

This course focuses on the quantitative and qualitative factors of identifying texts that are neither too difficult nor too easy for students but rather, helps them stretch and grow as readers. We also examine how close reading of complex texts scaffolds student understanding of what they are reading at deeper levels and allows them to develop the skills necessary to read informational text like a detective.
Close Reading

Close Reading Made Easy to Meet the CCSS
Grades 2 – 5

This course provides practical strategies and resources for teachers to address Shift 3 of the ELA Common Core Standards. Selecting appropriate reading material for students is hard. For decades, teachers have known that quality instruction requires a careful matching of reading materials to students.
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Complex Textual Reading Made Easy
Grades 6 – 12

What does deep engagement look like, how can I increase the level of student engagement within my classroom, and how can I do this in a way that is easy to manage, timely, and, most of all, meaningful to students. This course has been designed to not only help educators’ answer those questions, but to also assist in the implementation of the following components of Danielson’s Framework for Teaching.
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Increasing Student Engagement: Planning Outside the Box
(Grades K-12)

This course is for content area teachers in grades 6-12 who wish to deepen their own understanding of how to help their students become more effective and efficient readers, writers, listeners, speakers and deep thinkers. Participants will explore how content teachers can support the ELA standards within the subjects of History, Social Studies, Science and/or Technical subjects. Teachers will learn specific strategies for helping students read content materials with deeper levels of understanding. This course will help content teachers meet Disciplinary Literacy standards for reading, writing, listening and speaking.
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Me? Teach Reading and Writing? Teaching Literacy Across Content Areas (Gr 6-12)

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and/or learning disabilities can be a challenge for any classroom teacher. This professional development course provides proven methods that can be used in the regular classroom as well as the special education classroom. Participants will form a deeper level of understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and the impact that having this disability has on students in their personal lives and at school.
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Meeting the Needs of Students with ADHD in the Regular Classroom,
Grades K – 12

This course is designed to help prepare educators and schools for how students will be assessed under the current more rigorous state mathematics assessments. As well as provide instructional strategies which will focus on key areas in helping students to better understand math at a conceptual level. This interactive course is designed for job-embedded learning and practical classroom application of state assessment practices and instructional strategies which will prepare your students.
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Preparing Students For More Rigorous Math Assessments
(Grades 3-10)

This course provides educators with proven instructional methods for developing a rigorous mathematics culture which will help students to achieve better results and mastery. Participants will explore real instructional challenges and will identify strategies to address complex math issues. Participants will explore real instructional challenges that many teachers face in their classrooms, and will identify strategies to address such complex issues. This professional development is teacher-directed and student-centered.
Teaching Math with Rigor

Teaching Mathematics with Rigor and Results
Grades 3 – 10