The Challenges comprise an online course with a personalised itinerary so you can learn professional skills and develop them according to your interests and particular needs as a teacher.

Each learning challenge allows you to develop one or more of the 16 teaching skills in TeachersPro, related to class planning, classroom presentation, student assessment and teaching management.

Learning Challenges to complete at TeachersPro

PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING

Placing the student at the centre of the learning process to help them develop their skills by solving real problems or tackling real situations, thereby connecting the achieved learning with its real-world application.

The Problem-Based Learning Challenge addresses the skill:

Classroom Activities

COOPERATIVE LEARNING

Cooperative learning is the set of teaching procedures based on organising the class into small, heterogeneous groups where students work together to complete academic tasks and enrich their own learning.

The Cooperative Learning Challenge addresses the skill:

Management of Environments

SKILLS ASSESSMENT

This is aimed at identifying the importance and utility of evaluation in the teaching-learning process within a contextual and conceptual framework. The students are given not only knowledge but also the skills to face real-life situations.

The Skills Assessment Challenge addresses the skill:

Assessment

THINKING SKILLS AND ABILITIES

These are mental abilities and processes that develop an individual’s ability to observe, analyse, reflect, synthesise, infer, draw parallels, and be creative. The focus is on adaptation to the environment, problem solving and decision-making.

The Thinking Skills and Abilities Challenge addresses the skill:

Learning Management

EMOTIONAL EDUCATION

Peter Salovey and John Mayer first coined this term that became more widely-known thanks to the psychologist, philosopher and journalist Daniel Goleman. Put simply, emotional education is the ability to sense, understand, control and modify one’s own mood as well as that of other people.

The Emotional Education Challenge addresses the skill:

Interpersonal Relationships

MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES

Howard Gardner suggested that humans have various types of intelligence that they develop to a greater or lesser degree throughout their lives. Gardner initially proposed seven types of intelligence, although eight are now accepted and a ninth may be added to the list.

The Multiple Intelligences Challenge addresses the skill:

Contextualisation of Learning

PROJECT WORK

The learning process begins with the students’ interest and effort. The teacher’s role is to get the most out of each student’s individual, unfocused energy, with the ultimate aim of channelling and focusing this on a specific goal: the project.

The Project Work Challenge addresses the skill:

The Learning Process

FLIPPED LEARNING

Through the Flipped Learning Challenge you will learn how to use technology to approach different teaching stages, learning processes that will allow you, through an inductive approach, to find and select third-party content for your students that will generate both knowledge and expectation prior to the class. You can also create your own content for the same purpose, share resources and transfer them to your students, as well as track their individual activity.

The Flipped Classroom Challenge addresses the skill:

Teaching Resources

EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION

Through the Educational Evaluation Challenge you will learn how to achieve your students’ planned learning objectives, beyond the results and qualifications reflected in the information provided by the institute, primarily through the report card.

The Flipped Classroom Challenge addresses the skill:

Assessment

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Through the Educational Leadership Challenge you will learn to orient your ongoing training, staying up-to-date with regard to the latest knowledge on your subject, your teaching method, and the ways people learn, motivating you to achieve your goals.

The Flipped Classroom Challenge addresses the skill:

Professional Development

AUTONOMOUS LEARNING

Through the Autonomous Learning Challenge you will find out how to create the appropriate conditions for your students to learn how to learn, determine the incentives necessary for them to reach the goals you set them, sparking interest, motivation and curiosity for new learning, giving daily classwork a collective meaning.

The Flipped Classroom Challenge addresses the skill:

The Learning Process