Lang. Acquisition Learning

Course Description Focuses on the components of language and theories of first and second language acquisition. Compares and contrasts the processes and outcomes of first and second language acquisition. Includes classroom implications of first and second language acquisition. Learning Outcomes Describe and analyze the major components of language, and explain the ways in which they …

TESL Teaching Methods: K-12

Course Description Examination of specific second language instructional approaches and methodologies and use of instructional materials in grades K-12. Demonstration and integration of the most effective age-appropriate strategies, techniques, resources, and technology applications for all students, especially English Language Learners. Learning Outcomes Identify and explain historical, legal, and political, sociological, and legislative foundations of educational …

Try Dl!: Planning & Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program

Course Description Try Dl!: Planning & Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program, an interactive computer-based instruction course. This course is designed to provide you an opportunity to learn about an instructional framework, Differentiated Instruction (DI), aimed at creating supporting learning environments for diverse learning populations. Students will be presented a method for self-assessment of the extent …

Understanding & Implementing Common Core Standards

Course Description This course, Understanding & Implementing Common Core Standards, has been divided into four chapters. The organization of the course covers the rationale for and design of the Common Core State Standards, the Common Core Mindset practitioners need for successful implementation, and what specific actions can be taken for deeper implementation across settings. CEUs; …

Ethics and Safety in Education

Course Description Guidelines for Teachers Administrators Ethics Safety in Education is a prevention course developed to help educators reduce and eliminate violations of ethics and professional conduct codes. The course is intended to keep ethical teachers ethical and to be a part of a larger school district plan to protect the district’s teachers, staff, and …

Reading and Writing in Content Area

Course Description Reading Writing in Content Area offers instruction in teaching reading and writing in various subject matter fields at the secondary level. The material stresses the skills of vocabulary building, comprehension, and writing, as well as methods for motivating adolescents to read and write. The course also provides information on recognizing reading difficulties, assessing …

Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction

Course Description Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction, is an interactive computer-based instruction course, designed to give students an understanding of the framework of and need for creating supportive learning environments for diverse learning populations. In this course students will learn what is meant by Differentiated Instruction (DI) and the common myths associated with …

Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually

Course Description Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually $310 – 3 CEUs The course incorporates strategies for teaching concepts constructively and contextually. The goal is to gain a deeper understanding of the underlying concepts of various math topics and explore the principles of teaching those concepts to learners. This course will focus on the topics of number …

Harassment, Bullying and Cyber-Intimidation in Schools

Course Description Harassment, Bullying and Cyber-Intimidation in Schools $310 -3 CEUs This course will discuss definition and the personal , social, and legal ramifications associated with sexual harassment, bullying, and cyber-intimidation. We will then explore preventative strategies as well as how school staff can address these issues when they occur.

Early Childhood: Typical & Atypical Development

Course Description Early Childhood: Typical Atypical Development $460 – 4 CEUs This course will present an introduction to the study of child development from conception to age 6 including a study of child development chronologically and a discussion of the newly-delivered infant. The course will also cover the time of early childhood that was called …