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Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 3

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 3

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

5

Credit Type:

SCECH

Throughout this Phenomenal Science experience, you will grow their understanding of the new Michigan Science Standards and the Phenomenal Science Curriculum. They will learn to identify key characteristics of an exemplary elementary science lesson. Additionally they will press for application of Science Discourse, Modeling, and Inquiry to their classrooms. Finally, they will see how they can apply Key Instructional Strategies and Core Principles in their own classroom.

Credit Hours: 5

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 4

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 4

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

5

Credit Type:

SCECH

Throughout this Phenomenal Science experience, you will grow their understanding of the new Michigan Science Standards and the Phenomenal Science Curriculum. They will learn to identify key characteristics of an exemplary elementary science lesson. Additionally they will press for application of Science Discourse, Modeling, and Inquiry to their classrooms. Finally, they will see how they can apply Key Instructional Strategies and Core Principles in their own classroom.

Credit Hours: 5

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 5

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 5

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

5

Credit Type:

SCECH

Throughout this Phenomenal Science experience, you will grow their understanding of the new Michigan Science Standards and the Phenomenal Science Curriculum. They will learn to identify key characteristics of an exemplary elementary science lesson. Additionally they will press for application of Science Discourse, Modeling, and Inquiry to their classrooms. Finally, they will see how they can apply Key Instructional Strategies and Core Principles in their own classroom.

Credit Hours: 5

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade K

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade K

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

4

Credit Type:

SCECH

Throughout this Phenomenal Science experience, you will grow their understanding of the new Michigan Science Standards and the Phenomenal Science Curriculum. They will learn to identify key characteristics of an exemplary elementary science lesson. Additionally they will press for application of Science Discourse, Modeling, and Inquiry to their classrooms. Finally, they will see how they can apply Key Instructional Strategies and Core Principles in their own classroom.

Credit Hours: 4

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 1

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 1

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

4

Credit Type:

SCECH

Throughout this Phenomenal Science experience, you will grow their understanding of the new Michigan Science Standards and the Phenomenal Science Curriculum. They will learn to identify key characteristics of an exemplary elementary science lesson. Additionally they will press for application of Science Discourse, Modeling, and Inquiry to their classrooms. Finally, they will see how they can apply Key Instructional Strategies and Core Principles in their own classroom.

Credit Hours: 4

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 2

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 2

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

4

Credit Type:

SCECH

Throughout this Phenomenal Science experience, you will grow their understanding of the new Michigan Science Standards and the Phenomenal Science Curriculum. They will learn to identify key characteristics of an exemplary elementary science lesson. Additionally they will press for application of Science Discourse, Modeling, and Inquiry to their classrooms. Finally, they will see how they can apply Key Instructional Strategies and Core Principles in their own classroom.

Credit Hours: 4

Introduction to Phenomenal Science

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

3

Credit Type:

SCECH

Beginning with an overview of the Michigan Science Standards and NGSS, learners will learn about the teacher-crafted Phenomenal Science curriculum. They will learn to identify the essential characteristics of an exemplary elementary science lesson, and they will press for the application of Science Discourse, Modeling, and Inquiry in their classrooms. Finally, learners will see how they can apply several key instructional strategies in their own classrooms.

Credit Hours: 3

MI Excel Coaching: Being A Science Coach

Subject MI Excel Content Coaches Department

Description

MI Excel Coaching: Being A Science Coach

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

6

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module focuses on Science instruction in grades K-12. It includes an overview of writing, vocabulary, and reading informational text, graphs and charts; instructional strategies for Science; learning strategies; and assessment in the Science classroom.

The MI Excel Coaching Modules are a series of modules on various topics related to instructional coaching. There are four core modules and five subject-area modules. Modules consist of a combination of videos, presentations, quizzes, and activities.

Credit Hours: 6

Content Literacy: Grades 6-12

Subject ed2go Department

Description

Content Literacy: Grades 6-12

Price:

$115

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH


Students must develop literacy skills in order to access, learn, and comprehend. And with the adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), teachers in all subject areas, science, humanities, history, social sciences, mathematics, and technology, are finding themselves actively involved in their students’ literacy development, including skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language. In this course, you’ll discover literacy development strategies that will make content come alive for each and every student.

We’ll review the new literacy standards to see how they relate to the content areas, and uncover the many ways adolescent development is connected to effective teaching. We’ll explore differentiated education and see how easy it can be to deliver content to students at varying levels of literacy development. You’ll also see how student learning centers can provide a valuable, real-world model of how content learning and literacy skill development can happen simultaneously in every classroom.

In addition, you’ll analyze your current teaching practices to identify the effective literacy development that you’re already doing. We’ll work together to adapt some of your favorite lessons to enhance reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language development. By the end of the course, you’ll be confident in your ability to utilize the best of what’s new, keep the best of what you’ve already got, and enjoy being a great 21st-century teacher!

Credit Hours: 24

Assessment and Grading for Student Achievement

Subject PCG

Description

Assessment and Grading for Student Achievement

Price:

$279

Credit Hours:

45

Credit Type:

SCECH


In this course, Damian Cooper and Ken O’Connor present the need to rethink assessment practices in order to help students learn and become more efficient. Participants analyze their current practice and begin to implement improvements based on newly considered distinctions between assessments “FOR” learning as opposed to assessments “OF” learning. The course also examines the critical distinctions between formative assessment and summative grades, evaluates whether grades promote learning at all, and what functions they serve in a standards-based system and, most importantly, when, what and how to grade students. Interviews with teachers and in-classroom workshops illustrate the key points throughout the course and provide examples in actual practice.

Credit Hours: 45

Social-Emotional Learning: Introduction to SEL

Subject Michigan Department of Ed

Description

Social-Emotional Learning: Introduction to SEL

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

6

Credit Type:

SCECH


This course provides an introduction to SEL, which will include its key components as defined by MDE: the five core social and emotional competencies; the research underpinning SEL; and comprehensive benefits and positive outcomes of SEL for staff, students, families, and other adults working with students.

Credit Hours: 6

Building Academic Language, Grades K-6

Subject PCG

Description

Building Academic Language, Grades K-6

Price:

$279

Credit Hours:

45

Credit Type:

SCECH


With the adoption of college and career standards, all students need support developing their understanding and use of language within an academic context. As students progress through school, subject matter becomes more complex and students must use language in more sophisticated ways to argue, to evaluate evidence, to analyze complex texts, to develop their own complex texts, and to engage academic discussions. This course is designed to equip K-6 teachers with the knowledge, skills, and strategies required to help their students grasp language principles and develop the academic language skills they need to reach their highest levels of academic achievement across all grade bands and content areas. Building Academic Language introduces teachers to the features and functions of academic language, strategies and activities for supporting the use of academic language, techniques for modeling academic language, and ideas for lesson planning and assessment that support academic language development.

Credit Hours: 45

Building Academic Language, Grades 7-12

Subject PCG

Description

Building Academic Language, Grades 7-12

Price:

$279

Credit Hours:

45

Credit Type:

SCECH

With the adoption of college and career standards, all students need support developing their understanding and use of language within an academic context. As students progress through school, subject matter becomes more complex and students must use language in more sophisticated ways to argue, to evaluate evidence, to analyze complex texts, to develop their own complex texts, and to engage in academic discussions. This course is designed to equip K-12 teachers with the knowledge, skills, and strategies required to help their students grasp language principles and develop the academic language skills they need to reach their highest levels of academic achievement across all grade bands and content areas. Building Academic Language introduces teachers to the features and functions of academic language, strategies and activities for supporting the use of academic language, techniques for modeling academic language, and ideas for lesson planning and assessment that support academic language development.

Credit Hours: 45

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Subject ed2go Department

Description

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Price:

$115

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH


Take your PowerPoint presentations from ordinary to extraordinary! In these lessons, you’ll learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 or PowerPoint 365 to create professional-quality slide presentations that grab and hold your audience’s attention from start to finish.  

You’ll see how to plan a presentation for your audience, format it with themes and color, and use slide and layout masters to make global changes. You’ll embellish your slides with text and objects, including pictures, shapes, WordArt, and SmartArt, and learn to add multimedia effects to create animated presentations. 

And that’s just the start! With this PowerPoint training, you’ll explore the options on the PowerPoint Ribbon, including the new Online Pictures command, File menu options, and Backstage View, and you’ll learn how to print slides, handouts, and even an outline. And you’ll discover the best view for creating and editing your slides and running your presentations.  

You’ll have fun creating a PowerPoint photo album with your digital pictures, and become acquainted with OneDrive and PowerPoint Online to save, edit, and share your presentations online. Finally, you’ll add versatility to your PowerPoint skills as you learn how to use the new Share and Export commands to save presentations as PDF files, videos, and more. If you want to become a PowerPoint pro, this is the course for you!

Credit Hours: 24

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013

Subject ed2go Department

Description

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013

Price:

$115

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH


Knowing how to write reports and letters using Microsoft Word is a basic skill needed in nearly any job. This powerful word-processing program lets you professionally type, edit, format, spell check, and print documents.

In this course, you’ll master all the basics of Microsoft Word. You’ll learn how to add, move through, and edit text; move words from one part of your document to another; work on two or more documents simultaneously; change the size or appearance of text; change margins and tab settings; automatically center, right align, justify, and indent text; use tools such as the grammar checker, spell checker, and thesaurus; and save, retrieve, copy, organize, and print your documents.

You’ll also learn dozens of different ways to modify the appearance and content of your documents by adjusting page margins, paragraph tab settings, and line spacing to create great-looking documents quickly and easily. By the time you’re done with the step-by-step lessons and hands-on activities in this course, you’ll be able to use Word confidently at home or on the job.

Credit Hours: 24

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013

Subject ed2go Department

Description

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013

Price:

$115

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH


Do you work with numbers? Then you need to master Microsoft Excel 2013 and this is the place to do it. Even “non-techie” beginners will find it easy to learn Excel in this fun, step-by-step online course.

These lessons will teach you dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You’ll also learn the secrets behind writing powerful mathematical formulas and discover how to use the function wizard to quickly and automatically calculate statistics, loan payments, future value, and more.

In addition, you’ll get tips on sorting and analyzing data, designing custom charts and graphs, creating three-dimensional workbooks, building links between files, endowing your worksheets with decision-making capabilities, and automating frequently-repeated tasks with macros and buttons. This informative course covers the new Quick Analysis, Flash Fill, and charting capabilities available in Excel 2013.

This is not a tutorial, but an in-depth class where you’ll get training, help, and personal support from an experienced instructor as you’re learning Excel basics step-by-step. By the time you’re done, you’ll be using this vital Office 2013 application like a pro.

Credit Hours: 24

Introduction to OSHA

Subject Compliance Course Department

Description

Introduction to OSHA

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

None

Credit Type:

None

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is a federal agency that creates safety regulations in U.S. workplaces. OSHA’s role is less about fining people for noncompliance and more about helping employers keep their employees safe. This course will teach employees about OSHA’s role in the workplace and how it works to increase worker safety. Employees will learn why OSHA was created, its goals and organizational structure, OSHA’s inspection and citation procedures, and what resources OSHA offers to workers. This course is intended for general industry employees. This course is also a component of the OSHA 10 training course.

Discover Sign Language

Subject ed2go Department

Description

Discover Sign Language

Price:

$115

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH


It’s truly amazing that we can communicate just by using our hands! Add different facial expressions, and you have a conversation?the language of Deaf people. In this course, you’ll discover how to use this graceful, expressive language to communicate with Deaf people.

You’ll begin with an introduction to the language itself, and learn to create the signs for numbers. You’ll also master the sign alphabet so you can fingerspell proper names.

Then you’ll learn to sign phrases and expand to complete sentences, and see how to put it all together so you can introduce yourself and start a conversation. Along the way you’ll learn signs for colors, numbers, where you live, family, and the activities you like to do and even the ones you don’t.

Throughout, you’ll learn by watching videos that demonstrate how to make the signs and how to incorporate facial expressions to communicate in this beautiful language. This course is taught using the best practices of the industry with a minimum of audio support. Throughout, you’ll be immersed in silence, so you’ll gain an understanding of the perspective of Deaf people and sign language.

You’ll also gain an introduction to the world of Deaf culture and explore topics such as lipreading, baby signs, and the career of interpreting. By the end of the course, when you meet a Deaf person, you’ll be ready to sign!

Credit Hours: 24

Technology Applications for Teaching and Supporting the Struggling Reader

Subject PCG

Description

Technology Applications for Teaching and Supporting the Struggling Reader

Price:

$279

Credit Hours:

45

Credit Type:

SCECH


This course addresses the increasing problem of middle grade and high school students entering their grade levels with significant deficits in literacy skills. The presenters explore the latest research on how the human brain is actually restructured during the process of learning reading skills and how this groundbreaking research can be applied in the classroom with the selective use of technology to improve literacy instruction for readers at all ability levels.

Credit Hours: 45

DLN: Understanding Human Behavior Through Restorative Practices

Subject DLN Department

Description

Understanding Human Behavior Through Restorative Practices

Price:

$75

Credit Hours:

3

Credit Type:

SCECH

This online course introduces participants to the social science of human behavior and how to use this understanding to build and repair relationships in a school through restorative practices, which integrates best practices from a variety of disciplines and fields, including education, psychology, social work, criminology, sociology, organizational development, and leadership.

Credit Hours: 3

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