This course seeks to prepare students in the methodologies and pedagogies of transformative educating. Students study theories of classroom teaching and apply their learning in the creation of a 10-day unit plan based on the concept of Backwards Design. The course format will be individualized sessions of asynchronous learning activities to be completed in advance of a week of 10 in-person workshops. As part of the culminating assessment, students write a critical essay examining the concepts of the course and present their unit creations.