Raising Academic Achievement (1 Iowa LRC – Self Study)

 
 
“Explore successful strategies to carefully evaluate student work and enhance teaching practices”
Type of course: Self-Study
Course Description:
Academic achievement is one of the main objectives in education today. This online course helps teachers gain skills in creating curriculum and assessments that increase academic achievement.
SECTION A: Raising Academic Achievement helps teachers to identify students […]

PACKAGE: The Everything Package (150 Hours)

“Your courses fit my needs perfectly.
They were ideal for someone who does not
have a great deal of flexibility, and I learned a lot.”
You’ve heard of the everything bagel, Professional Learning Board presents the first everything PD course package, The Everything Self-Study Package – Minnesota #1, which includes the following TWENTY-FIVE 5-hour […]

How Can Teachers Incorporate STEM While Keeping the Cost Low?

How Can Teachers Incorporate STEM While Keeping the Cost Low?

Integrating STEM into our classrooms does not require a huge budget or curriculum change. Any school, any classroom and any teacher can adapt their classroom to incorporate STEM.
One of the primary costs of STEM implementation is curriculum. Designing STEM curriculum is not something only experts in STEM can do. Any teacher, who is an expert […]

What are the Types of Assessments that Teachers use?

What are the Types of Assessments that Teachers use?

Changing the way you assess student learning can significantly improve your teaching effectiveness…
It is an uncontested fact that evaluating is an integral part of educating students. It determines whether or not the goals of education are being met. Teachers and parents use test scores and feedback to gauge a student’s academic strengths and weaknesses. […]

How Can Teachers Ensure That Standard-based Curriculum Will Contribute to Higher Achievement?

How Can Teachers Ensure That Standard-based Curriculum Will Contribute to Higher Achievement?

Use curriculum mapping to align instruction with desired goals and outcomes, to enhance student learning…
Plotting the scope and sequence or curriculum mapping is a process for collecting and recording curriculum-related data that identifies core skills and content taught, processes employed, and assessments used for each subject area and grade level. Consequently, it becomes a […]

How Can Teachers Incorporate Encouragement InTo The Classroom?

How Can Teachers Incorporate Encouragement InTo The Classroom?

As educators, you have the most unique relationship with students, and thus your interaction with them is just as important as the content you teach…
It’s surprising that many teachers never ask their students what they want, need and expect to gain from the class. Asking these simple things shows that you actually care about […]

GRADUATE Course – Understanding Special Learning Populations

“Today the chances are good that you know someone with autism or autism – like characteristics.”
“Have you ever come across a child who’s always on the move? They might have ADHD.”
“Gifted learners have competencies and abilities that go two or more years beyond their grade and/or age level.”

1  Graduate Credit

Grading: A-F
Materials: Included in the course […]

GRADUATE (Adams) Course – Technology for Today’s Classroom

“Technology in education is less about the toolset and skillset and more about the mindset. The teacher’s most prominent role in the digital age is that of lead learner.”

1  Graduate Credit

Grading: A-F
Materials: Included in the course fee!
Graduate Credit: 1  Graduate Credit
Instruction Mode: Self-paced, Asynchronous (Online Class)
Time Frame: Enroll and start any time

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GRADUATE Course – Standards and Communications in Teaching

“I really enjoyed the course. It was straight forward and easy to use. The instructor was very elaborate in her responses, and helped to clarify questions. All responses were received in a timely manner as well. It was a great course with good pacing and I learned lots of material in a short amount of […]

GRADUATE Course – Common Core Implementation for All Classrooms

“I learned a great amount from taking the course about effective evaluations. I appreciated the specific examples of how to strategically plan, implement, and monitor student progress to enable mastery of standards in the classroom. Thank you for the attachments and pdf documents for additional classroom resources.”

1  Graduate Credit

Grading: A-F
Materials: Included in the course fee!
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