Julie Bora

M.S.T.

Julie Bora, M.S.T.  B.S. Biology/Pharmacology   *    M.S.T. Elementary Education - Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grades 1- 6 .

Since 2006 Julie has been composing and designing interactive syllabi for teachers desiring to develop their practice and themselves. Julie has taught a variety of subjects in Elementary, Middle and High Schools in rural, city and inner city environments. With this vertical view she joyously supports professional and personal development both her own and that of others. We are all learning together, every day. Are you ready to try on something new now? Let's jump in and let the magic happen.

 

 

Offered Courses

LOCAL FOOD: Feeding Ourselves in a High Cost World

Course No. ED435f, ED535f

Tuition $195 ‑ $280

Quarter Credits 3

As food prices remain volatile, our nation that was once one of local farmers is returning to its roots. Whether you are a K-12 teacher who is an old hand at gardening or one who likes to stay healthy via visits to Farmers Markets, a member of a CSA or just plain new to it all, Local Food is fresh fare for any of us with good taste. So come on down and sample a medley of assignment options that feature the delights and benefits brought to your community and school by local food. 

CHECK FOR UNDERSTANDING: 10 Techniques from Teach Like A Champion

Course No. ED466m, ED566m

Tuition $380 ‑ $495

Quarter Credits 6

Check For Understanding (CFU)-we know it is important, we all do it and still we readily admit there is always room for improvement. Find out more by delving into 10 easy to implement CFU techniques used by master teachers of grades 1-12. Create a powerful synergy by combining techniques to increase understanding. It is easy and effective, plain and simple. Text about $16 from Amazon.

PASS THE VEGGIES PLEASE: Toward a Plant-Strong Diet

Course No. ED466f, ED566f

Tuition $315 ‑ $415

Quarter Credits 5

With the slow and steady rise of the price of groceries in every market on the planet, it's a grand time to invite more veggies to your table. Colorful nutritious veggies are happy to grace your plate or bowl, sit in your hand, or smile incognito from within your shake. Step right up to learn more about the amazing powers of plants to boost your energy, quench your appetite and freshen your mood. Sign on here; support well being at school and at home when you Pass the Veggies, Please!

SUGAR HIGH: Glycemic Index & Better Carb Choices

Course No. ED456d, ED556d

Tuition $380 ‑ $495

Quarter Credits 6

We’ve all heard the comment: "If you are fat, it's because you eat too much and you don't exercise enough" and yet for over 50 years low calorie diets and more exercise have not managed to curb obesity levels. Are you wondering why? In this course for K-12 educators you finally will uncover the secret everyone wants to know, the real cause of weight gain. Enhance student focus and learning by integrating Glycemic Index know-how essentials into your curriculum. When we select a wide variety of low glycemic index foods, students, everyone, can prevent excessive weight gain. Maintaining optimal weight does not mean eating less and exercising more, but eating better, in the lunchroom and at home.

8 FAMILIAR FORCES FOR IMPROVING CLASSROOM CULTURE

Course No. ED459L, ED559L

Tuition $380 ‑ $495

Quarter Credits 6

Classroom culture is a mysterious mix with no recipe and yet it is the special sauce for a happy curriculum and student learning. Refresh your teaching as you learn more about enhancing a culture of thinking in your pre-K-12 classroom. Review the 8 familiar forces which focus students on learning vs. work and build a supportive matrix with your colleagues while you do it. Text $16 at Amazon.

TEACH LIKE A CHAMPION: Field Notes From The Masters

Course No. ED444V, ED544V

Tuition $380 ‑ $495

Quarter Credits 6

This transformative course for K-12 educators shows and explains, in concrete terms, winning techniques of master teachers. If you are a teacher who wants to improve your craft, then this course will give you the tools to do that. From field notes and observations of master teachers, Doug Lemov has compiled specific practices in his action packed book, Teach Like a Champion, which comes with a DVD as well.

EMPATHIC COMMUNICATION FOR TEACHERS

Course No. ED438F, ED538F

Tuition $315 ‑ $415

Quarter Credits 5

Our emotions govern us! Yes, that's right and the number one challenge we have as social animals is understanding other people. In this course for K-12 educators, we will explore Stephen Covey’s perennial classic, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People  with a focused eye on the most important skill we need in life, listening: Seek First to Understand, Then To Be Understood : Habit #5.  As you continue to shift your self love outwards to connect with others, you will notice the powerful influence of empathy on all aspects of your life. Begin today and be one day ahead than when you start tomorrow. Jump in!

This course is a companion course to 8 Familiar Forces For Improving Classroom Culture.

SUBSTITUTE’S SUITCASE: Don’t Leave Home Without It!

Course No. ED435J, ED535J

Tuition $195 ‑ $280

Quarter Credits 3

Learn insider information to support your role as a top-notch K-12 Substitute Teacher, one who is in demand by administrators, teachers and of course, students. Whether just starting out or a veteran, you will tap into whimsical ways, helpful hints, and proven practices to support your subbing day. Investigate effective strategies and collect carefully chosen activities and ideas that activate learning. By the conclusion of this course you will be able to enjoy and manage any class with the confidence and polished sureness of an efficient and loving teacher. You will know what to do in any situation.