Advanced Level Course

Do you already have experience with conceptual learning and transfer?  

Have you already taken one or more of our other courses, read one of our books, or attended one of our workshops? 

Are you ready to articulate the most powerful concepts for each discipline and age level of your students? 

Then this is the course for you! Join us. 

Course Syllabus

*The course materials are completely asynchronous and self-paced - along with live video call options and feedback from Julie Stern. Participants have access to the course material for one year after purchase. Price is per person. Bulk discounts available, email [email protected]

Course Outcomes

  • Establish alignment between school vision & curriculum

  • Create cohesion across disciplines & grade levels

  • Articulate the most essential concepts & skills per discipline across all grades

  • Ensure increased sophistication and deeper learning from year to year

  • Audit curriculum to expand diversity, equity, inclusion, & justice (DEIJ)

  • Embed authentic, interdisciplinary transfer tasks across years and disciplines

  • Align competencies such as global citizenship & digital literacy

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to the course!

    2. Module Introduction

    3. Complex World Discussion

    4. Conceptual Transfer Review

    5. Student Examples of ACT Model

    6. School Vision

    7. Optional: Case Study

    8. Application

    9. Reflect on Module 1

    1. Module Introduction

    2. Establish a Foundation

    3. Concept Hunt

    4. ACT Model Review

    5. Communicating Expectations

    6. Application

    7. Reflect on Module 2

    1. Module Introduction

    2. Concepts, Skills, & Contexts

    3. A Realistic Timeframe

    4. Parent & Student Involvement

    5. Application

    6. Reflect

    1. Module Introduction

    2. Purpose of Disciplines

    3. Transfer Goals

    4. Application

    5. Reflection

    1. Module Introduction

    2. Standards Informed

    3. Increased Sophistication

    4. Application

    5. Reflection

    1. Module Introduction

    2. Competencies

    3. Cross-disciplinary Options

    4. Authentic Contexts

    5. Student Action

    6. Application

    7. Reflection

About this course

  • $499.00
  • 52 lessons


Julie Stern

Julie Stern is passionate about creating practical tools for educators to design learning that promotes sustainability, equity, and well-being. She is a four-time, best-selling author of Learning that Transfers, Visible Learning for Social Studies, The On-Your-Feet-Guide to Learning Transfer, and Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Elementary and Secondary. She is a certified trainer in Visible Learning Plus & Concept-Based Curriculum & Instruction. She is a James Madison Constitutional Fellow, previously served as Director of Curriculum Innovation for a network of schools, and taught social studies for many years. Julie moves internationally every few years with her family.

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