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Portland Adult Education

Teaching that Promotes Student Learning

with Taika Brand


Please note, this course is part of Education Academy within Portland Adult Education.

This is a project-based class taught using Google Meet and Google Classroom. Your final project is to write a lesson plan, and teach twenty-minutes of your lesson plan to our class. Your lesson plan will:

  • Promote Student Engagement
  • Promote Inclusivity
  • Promote Outcomes-Based Learning
  • Use Differentiated Instruction
  • Use Social & Emotional Learning
  • Demonstrate Backwards Design

Readings, discussions, weekly journal reflections, and peer-teaching will be used to assess your learning.

Prerequisites: CASAS score of 225+, approved application, and/or current employment in Portland Public Schools

Scholarship money is available to those that qualify. For more information, please email

  • Jan 8 - Apr 3rd, 2024
    Mon and Wed for 13 weeks from 6:00 - 8:30 pm


This program is held online. Get directions

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