This is a course for the future teacher. It provides background information, examining education from a historical perspective to modern day education. It provides prospective teachers with practical information to use in planning and implementing their own lessons. Students will learn what makes a teacher effective by promoting active learning and using technology to enhance learning among diverse learners. Students will design an instructional plan, choose teaching strategies, and measure learning. Students will observe teachers in the elementary and high school who know how to manage classrooms. This course will inspire the student to explore the teaching profession and create an effective learning environment for their future students.