SELF-STUDY: Visual Aids in the Classroom (15 hours)

“Visuals speak louder than words”
It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual. Visual aids help to take learning beyond words and into real-life application. This online course aims to help teachers use visuals in the classroom.
Teachers will learn to identify students who are preferential visual learners and […]

SELF-STUDY: Videos in the Classroom (5 hours)

 
“Want to incorporate videos in your classroom but not sure how?”
Every teacher wants students to be enthusiastic about learning. Sometimes it is a challenge to capture students’ interest as the topic may be complex or difficult to understand. Videos can do wonders to pique students’ interest and engagement.
Students retain information […]

SELF-STUDY: Rubrics in Teaching and Learning (5 hours)

 
“Be consistent, yet quick, in marking all student assignments.”
A rubric is much more than an assessment too. Provide quality formative and summative feedback for students at periodic intervals throughout the year by using consistency when grading student work. Teachers use rubrics to grade a wide range of student work including: solo […]

SELF-STUDY: Mobile Technology in the Classroom (5 hours)

 
 
No longer will cell phones distract from learning.
Mobile devices can be an integral part of learning, when used intentionally. Teachers integrate smartphones, tablets, iPads, Kindle and more into everyday classroom activities while achieving learning targets. In this course, teachers learn strategies for procurement of devices, how to screen apps, as well […]

SELF-STUDY: Peer Coaching and Evaluation (15 hours)

 
 
Teachers Connecting as Lifelong Learners
The goal of professional development is not only the growth of the teacher, but also the achievement of high education standards, teacher retention, staff collegiality and efficacy. Learning as a community of educators, and from each other is one of the best ways teachers can find encouragement, […]

SELF-STUDY: Money for Classrooms (15 hours)

 
 
Save, seek and secure funds.
Need money to meet classroom or school needs?
Every teacher wants to give the best to their students. No one wants a child’s education to be hindered by money or resources. This course provides teachers with well-researched money saving and seeking strategies that can be implemented while working […]

SELF-STUDY: Visuals in Learning (5 hours)

 
 
“See the possibilities for your classroom.”
Understanding and using visual materials is an important life skill and advantageous for students. We have come to a point where visuals are at par with words in daily communication.
Schools must take seriously the task of teaching students to decipher, as well as create, visuals. Visual […]

SELF-STUDY: Recognize Early-onset Mental Health Disorders and Prevent Suicide (5 hours)

 
 
“A healthy mind is the first step to success in the classroom.”
How can mental health disorders be addressed in the classroom? What does suicide prevention look like in schools, and how can teachers be both sensitive and effective with students? These questions and more will be explored in this course on […]

SELF-STUDY: Suicide Prevention Best Practices (1 hours)

 
 
Suicide is preventable.
Suicide is a sensitive issue facing schools and communities today. Suicide is a serious problem impacting children and adolescents today. Talking about it is not easy. We live in a world in which social and academic expectations are high, and suicide is sometimes seen as a last resort for […]

SELF-STUDY: Classroom Management 2017 (10 hours)

 
 
“Manage your classroom effectively and optimize students’ learning experiences”
Welcome to this dual course aimed to help you understand more about classroom management. This dual course consists of the following 5 hour courses:

Classroom Management for Positive Behaviors
Transformative Classroom Management

Even the best of teachers, with the noblest intentions are often weighed down by […]

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