Professional Development → Instructional Design Series

Instructional Design with Rigor in Mind, Extension: Creating High Expectations

In this extension course, participants will learn how to create high expectations for students through identifying high leverage strategies to purposefully embed, as well as the creation of performance tasks and exemplars that are aligned to the TEKS.

This course has a required time duration of 2 hours and timestamps your progression in each section, lesson, assignment, and submission. Users have 10 days to complete this course from the day of registration.

CPE Credit Hours: 2

  • Introduction
  • Lesson 0.1: An Introduction: Instructional Design with Rigor in Mind Extension
  • Reflection
  • Learning at High Levels - Understanding Rigor
  • Lesson 1: Defining High Expectations
  • Vision Letter
  • Lesson 2: Creating a Classroom Culture of High Expectations
  • Classroom Culture Reflection
  • Lesson 3: Best Practices that Foster High Expectations
  • Best Practices Reflection
  • Lesson 4.1: Learning at High Levels - Performance Tasks
  • Creating a Performance Task
  • Rating Your Performance Task
  • Lesson 4.2: Learning at High Levels - Exemplars
  • Reflection
  • Creating an Exemplar
  • Completing the Course
  • Instructional Design Extension Final Exam
  • Course Evaluation
  • Acknowledgements and Certification
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever