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Social-Emotional Learning: Integrating SEL Into Culturally Responsive Classrooms

Subject Michigan Department of Ed

Description

Social-Emotional Learning: Integrating SEL Into Culturally Responsive Classrooms

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

6

Credit Type:

SCECH

This course focuses on how to integrate social and emotional learning (SEL) into the daily work of classrooms and engagement strategies for students that promote SEL. For example, teachers can implement practices that support student-centered learning or use language in a way that promotes the development of social and emotional skills. In addition, this course will include cultural considerations for classrooms while implementing social and emotional programming and practices as well as potential barriers to implementing SEL.

Credit Hours: 6

Social-Emotional Learning: Creating a Professional Culture Based on SEL

Subject Michigan Department of Ed

Description

Social-Emotional Learning: Creating a Professional Culture Based on SEL

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

6

Credit Type:

SCECH

This course focuses on creating a social and emotional learning (SEL) culture within a school. Specifically, educators will engage in activities that focus on educator social and emotional competencies, exploring ways in which adults can engage in self-care to reduce stress and professional burnout, and ways in which implicit bias influences interactions with students and colleagues.

Credit Hours: 6

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

Social-Emotional Learning: Trauma-Informed Support

Subject Michigan Department of Ed

Description

Social-Emotional Learning: Trauma-Informed Support

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

8

Credit Type:

SCECH


In recent years, there has been an increase in understanding the influence that childhood traumatic experiences can have on students in their learning environments. The intent of this course is to help educators gain some knowledge regarding trauma, how it impacts the developing brain, and thus potentially academic achievement. It is also to show how social and emotional learning can offer students skills to help combat those experiences.

Credit Hours: 8

Social-Emotional Learning: Embedding SEL Schoolwide

Subject Michigan Department of Ed

Description

Social-Emotional Learning: Embedding SEL Schoolwide

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

6

Credit Type:

SCECH


This course provides information about the various ways that SEL can be thoroughly integrated in a school’s policies and practices. The course includes a strong focus on leadership and delineating the actions that administrators and instructional leaders can take to embed SEL within the core functioning of the school, such as defining the collective values of the school through the development of an SEL vision and mission, and aligning SEL with other initiatives.

Credit Hours: 6

Transitioning to Remote Teaching 6: SEL Supports

Subject Blended Learning Community

Description

Transitioning to Remote Teaching 6: SEL Supports

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

2

Credit Type:

SCECH

You will understand the importance of addressing social emotional learning, family support, and teacher self care.

Credit Hours: 2

PTL: Module 5

Subject PTL Department

Description

MASSP: Module 5 – Creating a Safe and Orderly Environment for Student Learning

Price:

$725

Credit Hours:

36

Credit Type:

SCECH

NOTE: This course is for approved Path to Leadership participants only.

Key objectives of this module include: Building an understanding of the societal issues that impact student safety and well-being, socio-emotional development and academic learning, and the importance of safe and orderly school environments that are conducive to learning for all students. Emphasis is placed on proactive research-based school-wide approaches and classroom practices for developing a safe, caring, and productive learning community that embraces diversity of staff, students, and community. Topics addressed include: State and federal laws; classroom management and school-wide curriculum approaches; social-emotional learning; staff, family, and community involvement; and human relations and conflict resolution. Specific attention is directed at safety/security, bullying/harassment, violence prevention, and crisis planning and intervention.

Credit Hours: 36

Teaching High School Students

Subject ed2go Department

Description

Teaching High School Students

Price:

$115

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH


How can you reach students in the high school class? What can you do to motivate and teach so that your students are ready to succeed in life as well as school? In this course, you’ll learn about the latest teaching strategies and techniques that can help your secondary students achieve academically and behave responsibly.  

The course covers a broad range of topics, including differentiated instruction, classroom management and discipline, assessment strategies, and gaining parental support. We’ll cover tips for creating need-fulfilling lessons that engage students, suggestions for using simulations and games that make learning enjoyable, and how to teach your students the social-emotional skills they need to succeed both in school and in life.  You’ll also learn how to motivate students with recognition, rewards, and reinforcement, how to deal with discipline problems, and the value of varying your assessment strategies.

Throughout, you’ll view videos that illustrate the concepts you’re learning. You’ll hear from education experts and see actual classroom teachers demonstrating the techniques taught in this course.  Guest experts appearing in the videos include Dr. William Glasser (Choice Theory), Dr. Carol Tomlinson (The Differentiated Classroom), Dr. Jane Bluestein (The Win-Win Classroom), and Jon Erwin (Inspiring the Best in Students). By the end of this course, you’ll have mastered proven ways to help your high school students succeed both in school and in life!

Credit Hours: 24

MEMSPA: Braiding MTSS & SEL

Subject MEMSPA Department

Description

Braiding MTSS & SEL

Price:

$50

Credit Hours:

9

Credit Type:

SCECH

This course is recommended for administrators and teacher leaders.

School leaders will demonstrate how social emotional learning instruction and practices that support academics and behavior are integrated through all tiers of the school’s multi tiered system of support.

Credit Hours: 9

DLN: Foundations of Restorative Practices & Circles

Subject DLN Department

Description

Foundations of Restorative Practices & Circles

Price:

$20

Credit Hours:

5

Credit Type:

SCECH

This course is designed for Building Administrators along with Counselors, Social workers, Behavior Interventionist, Deans, and Building Team Leaders involved in the daily interactions with students. Learners will have the opportunity to explore Restorative Practices facts from myths, identify shame triggers and responses, analyze, measure, and improve adult student relationships, identify the physiological, emotional, and psychological needs of students, discuss the steps of the circle process, and review the serious Infractions and removal process.

Credit Hours: 5

Understanding Adolescents

Subject ed2go Department

Description

Understanding Adolescents (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.

Yesterday, she was a sweet young girl. Today, you swear aliens have abducted her and put an evil twin in her place. 

To know your kids is to love them. In this course, an experienced social worker will help you gain a deep understanding and appreciation of your adolescent’s development and behavior. You’ll uncover the secrets of the adolescent mind and gain valuable information on how they think, how they feel, and how their identities develop. 

Parents, family members, teachers and related support staff, child and youth workers, counselors, nurses and the like will all benefit from the information shared in this course.

You’ll learn about the many physical, emotional, and cognitive changes that affect the teens in your life, and you’ll understand the significance of these changes both for you and the adolescent. You’ll look into relationships both in and outside of the home and the development of a teen’s identity. You’ll explore personality, moral development and the role of faith. 

Finally, you’ll gain an understanding as to how teens are affected by stress, including common defense mechanisms, coping techniques, and common mental health issues.

By the time you finish this course, you should be very well-prepared to understand, appreciate, and meet the needs of the teens in your life.

Credit Hours: 24

MI Excel Coaching: Being A Social Studies Coach

Subject MI Excel Content Coaches Department

Description

MI Excel Coaching: Being A Social Studies Coach

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

6

Credit Type:

SCECH

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

DLN: Understanding Human Behavior Through Restorative Practices

Subject DLN Department

Description

Understanding Human Behavior Through Restorative Practices

Price:

$20

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

Podcast PD: Growing Student Agency and Implementing Google Classroom

Subject Blended Learning Community

Description

Podcast PD: Growing Student Agency and Implementing Google Classroom

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

5

Credit Type:

SCECH

Your students come from varying social, cultural, and academic backgrounds and, thus, follow different journeys on their way to adulthood. How can you help them grow their leadership of this journey? This practice-minded course focuses on student agency as a multi-faceted skill that can be grown and shaped and takes a look at how technology, like Google Classroom, can help grow this skill within a lesson cycle. 

This course is part of the Podcast PD series which is based upon content from the Digital Backpack, a podcast powered by Michigan Virtual.

Credit Hours: 5

STEM.org Online Certification

Subject STEM Department

Description

STEM.org Online Certification

Price:

$202.50

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH

STEM.org Certified™ is the world’s most trusted, self-paced Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) teaching course for both certified and non-certified educators. This practical, online training program carefully studies curriculum standards and the latest in STEM pedagogy. Participants learn how expectations of program functionality are changing and what techniques can ensure success. STEM plans are then crafted to build momentum towards personal and organization-wide unifying STEM goals.

  • Earn a digitally-encrypted employment credential
  • Access 1,000+ pages of editable K-12 STEM lessons
  • Expand the STEM competency level of your students
  • Gain insights on the latest trends in STEM education
  • Connect with a global, alumni base of STEM educators
  • Share your accomplishment on social media
  • Build a strong, dedicated team using growth plans
  • Enhance organizational knowledge and STEM skills
  • Improve STEM communication through common language
  • Increase efficiency and reduce STEM program costs
  • Credit Hours: 24

    Prepare for the GED Test

    Subject ed2go Department

    Description

    Prepare for the GED Test

    Price:

    $115

    Credit Hours:

    24

    Credit Type:

    SCECH


    If you’re comfortable reading a high school textbook, doing math basic operations like fractions and decimals without a calculator, and writing a short letter in English, you’re ready to get started! This course will help you analyze your strengths and weaknesses so you can focus your studying on the areas that you need most. You’ll get the basics of what you need to know to succeed on the four GED test modules: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematical Reasoning. After completion of this course, you should be well-equipped to take and pass the GED test!


    Important: Some GED Testing Centers require proof that you have passed a GED test preparation course or the official practice tests before you can take the official GED tests. Before enrolling in this course, please check with the official GED Testing Center where you intend to take your tests to make sure that this course will meet their requirements. As of 2014, not all states use the GED test as their test for high school equivalency diploma. 


    *GED is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education and may not be used without permission. The GED and GED Testing Service brands are administered by GED Testing Service LLC under license. THIS WORK IS NOT AUTHORIZED, ENDORSED , OR LICENSED BY AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION OR GED TESTING SERVICE, AND ANY REFERENCE TO “GED” IN THE TITLE OR BODY OF THIS WORK IS IN NO WAY INTENDED TO IMPLY AN AFFILIATION WITH, OR SPONSORSHIP BY, GED TESTING SERVICE OR ANY STATE OR ENTITY AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE GED BRANDED GOODS OR SERVICES.


    Course Revised February 2016

    Credit Hours: 24

    Mastering Public Speaking

    Subject ed2go Department

    Description

    Mastering Public Speaking

    Price:

    $115

    Credit Hours:

    24

    Credit Type:

    SCECH


    You can become an effective public speaker! In this fun and hands-on course, you’ll find out how to talk confidently and persuasively to both large audiences and small groups. You’ll learn how to plan and deliver your presentations skillfully and how to manage one of the most common public speaking barriers-fear.

    As you build your skills step-by-step, you’ll find out how to present a short or long speech, how to handle questions and manage conflict in meetings, and even how to shine in a job interview. You’ll get tips for training your voice and learn how to use both verbal and nonverbal communication effectively.

    By the time you finish this course, you’ll have an entire set of skills you can use on the job, in social settings, and in any other situation where you need to communicate with ease and authority. Along the way, you’ll explore many real-world examples and have lots of opportunities to practice your new skills.

    Credit Hours: 24

    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

    Teaching Students With Autism: Strategies for Success

    Subject ed2go Department

    Description

    Teaching Students With Autism: Strategies for Success

    Price:

    $115

    Credit Hours:

    24

    Credit Type:

    SCECH


    Just 20 years ago, we didn’t see students with autism in our classrooms. But today, we teach children with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome right alongside their neurotypical peers. Reaching and teaching these students requires a delicate balancing act: understanding how their brains are wired, helping them turn challenges into opportunities, and learning to enjoy the rich perspective they bring to the classroom.

    If you’ve ever had a student who blurted out in class, screamed when someone patted his or her shoulder, or rocked back and forth in the chair, you’ll appreciate the lessons ahead. We’ll discover the neurobiology behind these disorders and the way it affects students’ behavior, learning, and thinking. Most important, you’ll learn creative, easy, low-budget strategies to help these kids succeed in the classroom and beyond. 

    Develop the skills to counter these students’ social awkwardness, sensory sensitivities, meltdowns, problems with homework completion, language reciprocity issues, and violent fixations. Even if you don’t have a student with high-functioning autism or Asperger’s Syndrome in your class this year, these strategies will equip you to deal with any student who exhibits these characteristics on a regular basis.

    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

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