Courses

North Dakota counselors are able to attend the NDCA Conference and Preconferences virtually this year. A preconference is held by the ND Mental Health Counselors Association and the ND School Counselors Association and in addition participants can attend live sessions and/or watch recorded sessions at their convenience.


February 6-9, 2021

This class is for teachers and any others who are interested in learning more about Marketplace for Kids and the innovation opportunities it provides for students, particularly students in grades 4, 5, and 6.



January 4, 2021 to May 14, 2021

This course provides updates for past instructors of 3D Printing as well as providing initial training for new instructors on how to design a simple part and print it on a 3D Printer. All students will receive a course manual containing all course content and will use SolidWorks software and an Uprint 3D printer to complete the hands-on requirements of the course.



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This training is based on the Facilitating Career Development curriculum developed by the National Career Development Association. It encompasses the 12 competencies required to become globally certified and incorporate North Dakota specific materials when appropriate.



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CLOVER helps us remember the 6 syllable types for better reading and spelling. Using practice, repetition, and game playing to establish a habit of doing so and making it automatic.



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This course provides updates for past instructors of C/N/C as well as providing initial training for new instructors.


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In this course, you will receive step-by-step live online instruction on how to implement video integration tools so you can go from feeling overwhelmed with technology to feeling confident in using video in your instruction for teaching, assignments, and virtual connections.


February 1, 2021 to March 1, 2021

This course provides updates for past instructors of Graphic Production as well as providing initial training for new instructors.



This course contains no sessions

This learning event is aimed to provide for basic skills for paraprofessionals or teachers where a teacher of the visually impaired is not available.



October 1, 2020 to January 29, 2021

Participants will apply coaches' capacity (knowledge, skills, dispositions, and practices) to serve as coaches in schools to increase student success through effective instruction, collective responsibility, personal and professional efficacy, and continuous improvement.



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The Teacher Education Seminar expands participating teachers' knowledge of the North Dakota oil and gas industry, from its prehistoric beginnings to the final product. The seminar covers various aspects of the industry including history, geology, physics, engineering, production issues, refining and marketing, employment needs, and the impact of oil tax on state tax revenues, policy decisions and the state's budget surplus.



June 21-24, 2021

The mission of the ND Roughrider Health Promotion Conference to promote healthy lifestyle concepts to North Dakota students, school personnel, and community members in order to share, learn, and to develop plans of action for healthy schools and communities.



June 1-4, 2021

This book study course will provide educators an in-depth look at how to use rubrics for assessment and grading in the classroom. Students will gain knowledge on how to write and select rubrics that are effective for different academic purposes.



This course contains no sessions

This book study course will assist teachers in developing an understanding of how to make the most of textbooks in their teaching, including knowing when to seek alternative resources. Teachers will engage in professional discourse pertaining to the selected course text via Google Classroom and Flipgrid.



This course contains no sessions

This course has been developed to bring systematic and explicit understanding for the `why' we teach it and `how' we teach it methods of learning. With a focus on phonemes (sounds), blends and digraphs, children can understand the difference between a sound and a spelling. Teachers and students become aware of the importance of learning the differences and how each element affects reading and spelling.



This course contains no sessions

Taking care and nurturing others is what you do, it's your calling, maybe even your passion. In choosing to take time to renew, energize, and replenish, YOU are putting your own health and wellbeing at the top of your list.



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This class examines the parts of speech (using color coding) and uses the complete subject and predicate to discover the simple subject and simple predicate.



February 26-27, 2021

Learning spelling rules and developing practical ways to incorporate them into any existing curriculum is an ideal concept. This class offers ways of doing this. Using `catchy' sentences will help reinforce the skills and spelling rules being learned in any spelling curriculum.



This course contains no sessions

Whether you chunk words into syllables or morphemes there is a difference. Being able to recognize smaller meaningful units (morphemes) helps a student apply word analysis strategies and prior knowledge to help with comprehension. Prefixes, suffixes and root words will be used to better understand the difference between a syllable and a morpheme.



April 16-17, 2021
April 23-24, 2021
The Nurtured Heart Approach is a 6-week, 12 hour class for parents, teachers, counselors, social workers and caregivers of children of all ages. Class time is spent viewing slides and videos on the methods of the Approach, discussing these methods in large and small groups, and discussing the required reading from the book Transforming the Intense Child Workbook.


February 22, 2021 to March 29, 2021

Participants will learn that the schwa is more common than we realize. Through the study of our six syllable types, we will focus on the accented syllable and the unaccented syllable.



May 14-15, 2021
May 21-22, 2021