Reaching Diverse Learners (1 Iowa LRC – Self Study)

“I really appreciate the abundance of ideas for teaching ELLs that I learned in this course. There were so many techniques and ideas shared, and I feel as if I have a toolbox to use in my classroom.”
Diversity is becoming a very real issue in our classrooms today. We have an […]

SELF-STUDY: Cohesive Classroom Communities (15 hours)

“This is a comprehensive, practical and useful course on early onset of mental health issues in the classroom. As a Special Education teacher for 17 years – many of those years spent in alternative school settings – this course still had much in the way to offer in terms of knowledge, […]

SELF-STUDY: Raising Academic Achievement (15 Hours)

“”Explore successful strategies to carefully evaluate student work and enhance teaching practices”

Teachers learn to identify students who are struggling academically and address academic interventions for support. This course helps teachers gain skills in improving curriculum and implementing inquiry-based learning to increase academic achievement. Teachers learn to adjust existing evaluation practices to […]

SELF-STUDY: Students with Disabilities (15 hours)

“When a task is given in school, why does one student take thirty minutes to complete it and another only eight minutes?”

While it is certainly challenging to teach all students effectively, this is very much a real possibility. Sharing a research-based framework that accommodates every learner and provides practical strategies to […]

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: 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 […]

SELF-STUDY: Common Core Assessment and Evaluation 2017 (10 hours)

 
 
“Implementation of assessment strategies in the classroom to establish well-crafted learning objectives that produce desired student outcomes.”
Welcome to this dual course aimed to help you understand more about common core assessment and evaluation. This dual course consists of the following 5 hour courses:

Assessment Strategies for the Common Core
Student-Centered Learning

Assessment and […]

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