Course Description

Built on a rigorous research base and to emphasize student diversity, equity, and inclusion, The New Classroom Instruction That Works provides a streamlined focus on the 14 instructional strategies proven to promote deep, meaningful, and lasting learning. These strategies, all of which are effective and complementary, are presented within a framework geared toward instructional planning and aligned with how the brain learns. For each strategy, you'll get the key research findings, the important principles of classroom practice, and recommended approaches for using the strategy with today's learners.


Learner Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Create and evaluate hands-on learning
  • Create and implement a plan to teach students vocabulary
  • Utilize high-level questions
  • Utilize strategies to extend and apply learning


A link to the Armchair Ed course assignments and exams will be included in the registration confirmation and receipt email that will be automatically sent to students immediately upon completion of the registration process. Any required textbooks must be purchased separately.

The link can also be accessed after enrollment by logging into the Student Portal and clicking the link listed under View Online Resources.

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Section Title
Book Study: The New Classroom Instruction That Works
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Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $305.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook

Must be Purchased Separately:

Goodwin, B., Rouleau, K., Abla, C., Baptiste, K., Gibson, T., & Kimball, M. (2022). The New Classroom Instruction That Works. ASCD.

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with ArmchairEd.

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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