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Language: EnglishDescription: Taking our Classroom Management Secrets course will give participants practical advice and step-by-step instructions for devising a classroom management plan that motivates their students to want to behave in the classroom. Among many things, topics will cover important information on how to handle difficult students, how to fuel intrinsic motivation, how to teach routines, and how to be a calmer, more effective teacher.Instructor Description: This class is an independent-study course.  Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material.  A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.Certification: N/A

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $195.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: All teachers want children to fulfill their creative potential, but teachers and other adults often unintentionally stifle creativity. Fueling Creativity in the Classroom is designed to help teachers know and understand the skills that children need to thrive in the future: knowing how to learn, passion and curiosity, people skills, and creativity. Teachers need to ensure that every single early childhood setting is a place where ideas can grow and our course will help new and seasoned teachers with their approach in fostering creativity for the students in their classrooms.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Recall ways to support creative thinking• Identify strategies to use to inspire creativity in children• List the various proven activities and games to use in the creative classroom• Identify ways to respect children’s imagination and creativityInstructor Description: This course is instructor supported. The instructor for this course is Marissa Wilson, Marissa has seven years of preschool teaching experience in not for profit programs and large government organizations. She has worked with multiple age groups and trained staff on the use of technology tools, such as Teaching Strategies and SMART boards. Most recently, Marissa was a lead pre-kindergarten teacher with Head Start. She holds a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from The University of North Dakota and is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in Online Learning & Teaching from The University of Wisconsin-Stout.Certification: Not Applicable.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $195.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online



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Discover the fascinating world of online learning and teaching. Specifically for K-12 teachers, you will find out why and how your students learn online. Find out about all the wonderful eTools being used, from drag-and-drop games to virtual labs. Then find out how you can begin to use the web in your own teaching. See why web-enhanced courses are being introduced in K-12 schools. Then take home online strategies for helping your students to learn more and preparing them for the workplace. Agenda Unit 1 How the Internet is Changing How We Learn Why your students are learning online Why virtual schools and online courses are growing How online learning prepares students for the work world Why you as a teacher are more important than ever Unit 2 Introduction to Online Courses The technology of online courses How online courses work How knowledge is organized differently online Communication in the online classroom Unit 3 Advanced Features of Online Courses Audio and slide presentations Video, Animations, Simulations Virtual labs, what can be done better online Testing and assessment online Unit 4 How K-12 Teachers Can Use Online Classrooms How hybrid or blended courses are created What can be done better face-to-face in your classroom Incorporating the web into your teaching Simple effective online teaching techniques for K-12RequirementsInternet connection ,IE8 or higher, Chrome, FireFox and access to Adobe Flash Player

Start date: 06/04/18

End date: 06/29/18

Tuition: $195.00

Online 24/7 (06/04/2018-06/29/2018)

Location : Online



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Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder)—a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. The effects of this disorder vary widely, but it is important for every teacher to understand how to recognize behaviors that may indicate Asperger’s Syndrome. In this course, you take away strategies for working effectively with Asperger’s students. You will find out how to work effectively with parents to create the most positive learning environments for children and teens with this disorder. The course is geared for K-12 teachers, but it is also relevant for counselors, faculty in higher education, parents and anyone else interested in understanding this important issue. Agenda Unit 1. What is Asperger’s Syndrome -How is AS diagnosed -What kinds of behaviors are common among AS Students -What experiences are typical for AS students in school Unit 2. Effective communication and learning environment -What constitutes a comfortable environment -How to tell if your AS child is feeling lost -Bullying and inclusion Unit 3. Effective Interventions -Enforcing the IEP and 504 Plans -Teens and AS Unit 4. Working with Teachers -Stating your Parental Concerns -Understanding teachers’ experiences and perspective -Creating Parent/Teacher TeamworkRequirementsInternet connection ,IE8 or higher, Chrome, FireFox and access to Adobe Flash Player

Start date: 06/04/18

End date: 06/29/18

Tuition: $195.00

Online 24/7 (06/04/2018-06/29/2018)

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: Are you ready to flip your classroom? Thinking about using a less than traditional method of teaching in your class? After learning about the history of the “flipped classroom,” you will look at how the roles and expectations of students and teachers change when using this model. No longer are students using textbooks and sitting in rows with a chalkboard. Today’s generation is using the Internet and technology to approach learning. Teachers are facilitator’s and encourage learning through interacting with the students, not lecturing. The Flipped Classroom course will give you strategies and tips to effectively implement the model into your class.Instructor Description: This class is an independent-study course.  Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material.  A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.Certification: N/A

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $195.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online



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