Teaching 101

Welcome to Teaching Basics 101! This series was designed for those individuals brand new to a classroom. Teaching 101 videos were developed by K-State faculty and alumni, many of whom are Kansas Teachers of the Year team members. While no substitution for our professional licensure programs, our assembled experts join us in offering best practices and foundational support to Kansas school districts in these unprecedented times. Our goal is to provide encouragement and support to each of you as a new teacher to the profession.

Looking to further your education?

Undergraduates can earn a bachelor’s degree on campus or online, and career changers can earn their Master of Arts in Teaching online.

Elementary Education Program

Available on campus and online, elementary education provides a foundation of knowledge and skills for future K-6 grade teachers.

Secondary Education Program

Secondary educators teach in high schools, junior high schools, and middle schools and prepare to teach in one or more teaching fields in grades 6-12.

Master of Arts in Teaching Program

An online program for career changers who have a bachelor’s degree but want to transition to teaching.

Elementary Residency Option

Our NEW MAT Elementary Residency provides an additional option and pathway to the classroom. This program allows admitted elementary MAT students to apply for Kansas teaching positions and complete their program while serving as the teacher of record.

 

Our NEW MAT Elementary Residency provides an additional option and pathway to the classroom. This program allows admitted elementary MAT students to apply for Kansas teaching positions and complete their program while serving as the teacher of record.

Dean Debbie Mercer from the college of education at Kansas State University shares the mission of this video series and how it can help jump start your teaching experience.

Shannon Ralph, a seasoned biology teacher shares some powerful steps for building a positive classroom culture.

Stefanie Lane, a seasoned elementary teacher shares some powerful tips on communicating with parents, caregivers, and students.

Shawn Hornung, a veteran secondary teacher shares some powerful ideas behind assessment to make sure you know where you students are at in their learning.

Subin Chun, a seasoned chemistry teacher shares some powerful tips on lesson planning.

Jessica Nelson, a seasoned special ed teacher introduces you to special education in 2022 and the powerful role you can have in helping all students learn.

Jonathan Ferrell, a seasoned public school teacher introduces you to Classroom Leadership & Management and the powerful role you can have in helping all students learn .

Tonnie Martinez, a seasoned public school teacher and Assistant Professor at Kansas State University introduces you to Curriculum and Instruction in 2022 and the powerful role you can have in helping all students learn.

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Byron Lewis, a seasoned elementary school teacher introduces you to Instruction Strategies and the powerful role you can have in helping all students learn.

Signe Cook, a seasoned ELL teacher introduces you to English language Learners and the powerful role you can have in helping all students learn.

Pedro Espinoza, a veteran teacher and Assistant Professor at Kansas State University introduces you to Classroom Leadership & Management and the powerful role you can have in helping all students learn.