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Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 5

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 5

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

9

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: 9

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade K

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade K

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

9

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: 9

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 3

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 3

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

9

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: 9

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 4

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 4

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

9

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: 9

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 2

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 2

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

9

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: 9

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 1

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science, Grade 1

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

9

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: 9

Introduction to Phenomenal Science

Subject Phenomenal Science Department

Description

Introduction to Phenomenal Science

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

5

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: 5

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

The Creative Classroom

Subject ed2go Department

Description

The Creative Classroom (Self-Paced)

Price:

$115

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH


This is the SELF-PACED version of this course, meaning you have access to all material as soon as you are enrolled and can engage with the material at your own schedule. Assessments will be computer-graded, as there is no facilitator in the course guiding your learning. The course is also available as facilitated course. 

Please be aware, that sales on this course are final. We will not be able to accommodate ANY transfer or refund requests on this course.

Creativity will abound in your classroom as you tap your students’ hidden talents. Learn how to use creativity to teach reading, writing, visual arts, performing arts, social studies, science, mathematics, and physical and health education. Develop creative new approaches to field trips, learning labs, activities, exercises, assignments, and evaluation methods. Think beyond the textbook and challenge your students by making your classroom a creative classroom!

Credit Hours: 24

Integrating Technology in the Classroom

Subject ed2go Department

Description

Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Self-Paced)

Price:

$115

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH


This is the SELF-PACED version of this course, meaning you have access to all material as soon as you are enrolled and can engage with the material at your own schedule. Assessments will be computer-graded, as there is no facilitator in the course guiding your learning. The course is also available as facilitated course. 

Please be aware, that sales on this course are final. We will not be able to accommodate ANY transfer or refund requests on this course.

In this professional development course for teachers, you’ll learn the secrets of technology integration in the classroom, gaining the skills educators need to use tools such as wikis, podcasts, and blogs effectively. You’ll discover simple ways to integrate technology to enhance your subject material and meet your Common Core standards and other course goals. We’ll explore quick-and-easy, standards-based solutions for more interactive lesson plans, exciting WebQuests, and challenging assignments. We’ll also unleash the power of Web resources, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

You’ll learn how to design your presentation station based on auditory, visual, and kinesthetic learning styles, identify kid-friendly Internet search tools, teach keyboarding and word processing, use tablets and assistive technology, and develop standards-based, integrated lesson plans in reading, writing, science, math, social studies, music, and art. We’ll delve into ways to reach special needs, GATE, and English language learners. Finally, we’ll look at computer ethics and integrating technology in the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) classroom and the flipped classroom.

Whether you’re new to the integration process or already use emerging technologies in your classroom, this course is a must for all of today’s teachers and future teachers who often have to produce more and more in less and less time. By the end of our time together, you’ll have a treasure of ideas for integrating all types of technology into your lesson plans across the curriculum!

Credit Hours: 24

Creating Classroom Centers

Subject ed2go Department

Description

Creating Classroom Centers (Self-Paced)

Price:

$115

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH


This is the SELF-PACED version of this course, meaning you have access to all material as soon as you are enrolled and can engage with the material at your own schedule. Assessments will be computer-graded, as there is no facilitator in the course guiding your learning. The course is also available as facilitated course. 

Please be aware, that sales on this course are final. We will not be able to accommodate ANY transfer or refund requests on this course.

Discover how easy and effective classroom centers can really be! In this course, you’ll learn how to create and implement activities that boost independent learning in the classroom.

You’ll start out by learning what centers are (and aren’t), what benefits they offer, and how to make the most of them. Next, you’ll explore some very common mistakes teachers make with centers and gain tips for keeping your planning time to a minimum. You’ll also get step-by-step instructions for creating a centers schedule all your students can use independently even if they can’t read. The insights you’ll gain will show you how to adjust your centers routine for both your fastest learners and those who need more time.

Short on classroom space? You’ll get great ideas for storing your centers and explore some alternatives to having a permanent spot for every center. You’ll master an easy, effective process for introducing centers and their materials to your students, and develop strategies for what to do when things don’t go quite as planned.

Increased small-group instruction time is one of the biggest benefits of centers, and you’ll explore the kinds of instruction you can pursue during centers time.

Think centers can only be used for reading and language arts? Think again! We’ll explore ideas for using centers to support instruction in math, science, and social studies. You’ll also see how you can use technology (such as virtual bulletin boards, apps, and interactive white boards) in your centers to help keep your students engaged. By the time you finish the course, you’ll not only have the knowledge you need to get the most out of centers, you’ll have a wealth of resources and center ideas you can take and try so you can get started right away!

Credit Hours: 24

Intro to Computer Science Standards for K-5 Educators

Subject Michigan Department of Ed

Description

Intro to Computer Science Standards for K-5 Educators

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

3

Credit Type:

SCECH

Michigan students need to develop skills and aptitudes in computer science and computational thinking that equip them to navigate new and emerging innovations. This course demonstrates why equitable access to computer science opportunities is imperative for Michigan students and demonstrates how Michigan’s K-12 Computer Science Standards can be leveraged for effective instruction at the K-5 level.

Credit Hours: 3

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 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

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

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 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

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