GRADUATE Course – Academic Interventions

“How can I monitor progress towards the Common Core State Standards?“

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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Course Description:
This course introduces teachers to STEM and student-centered learning to create and implement a standards-based curriculum. […]

Teachers in Leadership (1 Iowa LRC – Self Study)

 
 
“Find real solutions to everyday problems.”
Type of course: Self-Study
Course Description:
All schools want their students to succeed and lasting impressions can be made when effective changes are made at three principle levels- the school, the educators and the students. This online course explores strategies that can be implemented to bring about school […]

Pedagogy Essentials (1 Iowa LRC – Self Study)

 
 
“Tap into educational theory that results in improved student learning.”
Type of course: Self-Study
Course Description:
Teaching amongst the technological advances of the 21st century, brings with it unique challenges of combining education and theory with classroom practice. This three part course is designed to provide teachers the background knowledge and resources they require […]

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 […]

GRADUATE Course – Reaching Diverse Learners

“There were so many techniques and ideas shared, and I feel as if I have a toolbox to use in my classroom.”

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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SELF-STUDY: Thrifty Classroom (5 hours)

“Create your own inspiring, efficient, and thrifty classroom on a budget.”
How can teachers ensure that the quality of education is not compromised by their budget? Why is there a need for teachers to change their outlook and how can they make optimal use of what they have? How can STEM be […]

How can Teachers Effectively Assess Student Learning?

How can Teachers Effectively Assess Student Learning?

Learn how to provide student assessments that are effective and facilitate growth in all areas of learning. Include simple components in your assessments to meet student goals.
In a standard-based integrated program, assessments often take the shape of a carefully designed general task through which students are asked to not only demonstrate understanding of the concepts […]

What Is A Brain Lab And How Does It Improve Learning In The Classroom?

What Is A Brain Lab And How Does It Improve Learning In The Classroom?

A Brain Lab encourages and provides students with the opportunities to explore the concept of Neuroscience. It is a comfortable space for students to engage in the emotional side of learning and how it can benefit their academic learning.
While we are all aware of the importance of cognition in learning, a Brain Lab utilizes both […]

What Is The “Hands-Off” Approach To Learning?

What Is The “Hands-Off” Approach To Learning?

A good teacher teaches as little as possible, while modeling behaviors of how to figure something out…
Creativity and innovation, critical thinking and problem solving, initiative and self-direction – these are just some of the 21st-century skills teachers strive to develop in students to ensure lifelong, active learning.
The truth, in reality, is that with our traditional […]

How Can Teachers Use The SAMR Model To Integrate Apps In The Classroom?

How Can Teachers Use The SAMR Model To Integrate Apps In The Classroom?

Design, develop and integrate learning technologies to support high levels of learning achievement…
Learning is the ultimate goal of the education system. Enabling and enhancing student learning is thus the driving force behind all classroom decisions. It naturally follows, that apart from the theoretical underpinnings and practical aspects of using apps in  teaching, the most important […]

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