Have you recently been appointed your school's department chair? Are you feeling anxious about what this means and what you should do in this role? If so, complete this mini-module to explore ideas and resources to help you get started in your new leadership role. You will learn about ideas for curriculum development, aligning curriculum to instructional strategies, and mentoring and/or coaching. You will also learn about setting long term and short terms goals so that your science department is constantly improving and getting better.
Set your year's agenda
Explore curriculum development ideas
Incorporate highly effective instructional strategies for teaching science
Review ideas for assessment
Explore coaching and mentoring tips
Use effective management techniques to "run" a team