Courses

Learn the ins and outs of grant writing from a veteran grant writer. This course will provide the experience and skills you need to become a successful grant writer as you learn to put together stand-out proposals that will encourage funds from donors.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Are you ready to continue your journey into the world of grants? You will learn how to create a fundraising plan for all types of grant makers. In addition, you will explore websites for finding and reviewing corporate, foundation, and government grant funding opportunities and grant application guidelines.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Are you ready to continue your journey into the world of grants? You will learn how to create a fundraising plan for all types of grant makers. In addition, you will explore websites for finding and reviewing corporate, foundation, and government grant funding opportunities and grant application guidelines.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
In this course, an experienced grant writer will show you how to research and write winning proposals that get funded. You will become proficient in the proposal format use by the vast majority of public foundations. Learn what to do and what not to do on your cover sheet, narrative, background page, and your stakeholder and third-party evaluation plan.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
In this course, an experienced grant writer will show you how to research and write winning proposals that get funded. You will become proficient in the proposal format use by the vast majority of public foundations. Learn what to do and what not to do on your cover sheet, narrative, background page, and your stakeholder and third-party evaluation plan.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners will teach you how to plan and create you very own blog and podcast. Through hands-on exercises, you will discover the benefits of using free web tools like Blogger, WordPress, Audacity, and YouTube. You will find that creating a blog and podcast is much easier than you ever imagined.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
If you're thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. Perhaps you'd like to try out podcasting too. You can and it's easy. In this course, you'll learn how to create, manage, and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer -- no paid software or equipment is needed.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
By the end of the course, you'll be confident in your ability to employ the standards in your classroom and in your school. You'll be ready 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!


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Students must develop literacy skills in order to access, learn, and comprehend. In this course, you'll discover literacy development strategies that will make content come alive for each and every student.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Learn how to create a classroom website in this fun, easy-to-understand course for teachers. In no time, you will build a site with text, images, animations, tables, links, and more. Then you will create a WebQuest and a blog to add to your site.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Learn how to create a classroom website in this fun, easy-to-understand course for teachers. In no time, you will build a site with text, images, animations, tables, links, and more. Then you will create a WebQuest and a blog to add to your site.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
In this course, you will learn how to create and implement center activities that boost independent learning in the classroom.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
In this course, you will learn how to create and implement center activities that boost independent learning in the classroom.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Get the training you need to reach the diverse mix of students you face every day. You will learn proven strategies for inclusion that turn diversity into opportunity.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
In this professional development course for teachers, you'll get the training you need to reach the diverse mix of students you face every day.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Differentiated instruction (DI) is becoming a mainstay in classrooms across the country as educators are starting to see the ways that the traditional classroom setting limits their ability to reach diverse learners.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Differentiated instruction (DI) is becoming a mainstay in classrooms across the country as educators are starting to see the ways that the traditional classroom setting limits their ability to reach diverse learners.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Differentiated assessment is the key to helping every student succeed, and no matter what grade you're teaching, this course will give you the tools you need to gather your assessment data quickly and easily.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
In this learning event you will discover new ideas on solving classroom discipline problems.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Teaching students with disabilities is a rewarding challenge, and this course gives you the tools you'll need to succeed.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Teaching students with disabilities is a rewarding challenge, and this course gives you the tools you'll need to succeed.


June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022
Follow your child's lead and have fun while enhancing language development. This course will help you enrich your child's life by stimulating his or her continued speech, brain, and language development in an enjoyable, age-appropriate, and natural way.


September 1, 2020 to September 2, 2022

Follow your child's lead and have fun while enhancing language development. In this fun and user-friendly course for parents, teachers, and caregivers, you will discover how children learn to process language and how they become proficient speakers and thinkers. This course will help you enrich your child's life by stimulating his or her continued speech, brain, and language development in an enjoyable, age-appropriate, and natural way.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022
What makes Gets Grants a different kind of grant writing course? For starters, your instructors have raised millions of dollars in grant funds and will share what they have learned over the years with you. More importantly, we will walk you through both federal and foundation grant writing, pointing out the differences and similarities. In this course, you will learn how to develop successful, grant-fundable proposals.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

In this course, you will learn how to develop successful, grant-fundable proposals.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022
Develop your English grammar skills and take your writing and speaking to the next level of excellence in this course. This course explores the eight parts of speech, punctuation and mechanics, and foundational sentence construction.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Refine your communication skill, exploring the basics of english grammar, sentence struture, punctuation, and concepts like logic and clarity.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Take your grammar and writing skills to the next level! In this course, you'll review the foundational elements of grammar, including the parts of speech, and master the basics of punctuation and mechanics.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

Take your grammar and writing skills to the next level! In this course, you'll review the foundational elements of grammar, including the parts of speech, and master the basics of punctuation and mechanics.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

In this course, you will examine the reasons reading and writing are so difficult for students. Then you will encounter the total literacy framework and see what it does to mitigate literacy problems. Since this framework is based on guided reading lessons that flow naturally into writing challenges, you will learn to successfully transition from guided readings to writing lessons.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

Teachers will learn strategies to improve student literacy through turning guided reading strategies into opportunities for teaching writing. The road to literacy is also the road to ingenuity, invention, and imagination, and you'll soon learn how to take your students from groans to grins with creative lesson plans that really work!



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

In this course, you will learn differentiated instruction tactics that will help you understand how your students learn. When you apply those tactics within the guided reading framework, which helps you lead students through new ways of approaching text, great things start to happen. The result is a classroom full of students who can negotiate increasingly challenging texts with unprecedented fluency.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

How do you reach struggling readers? Learn how to combine the principles of differentiated instruction and guided reading with unparalleled success. Build a balanced literary framework that gets results with even the most challenged learners.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

In this teacher professional development course, you will 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 will discover simple ways to integrate technology to enhance your subject material and meet your Common Core standards and other course goals.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

Participants will 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 course goals. Explore quick-and-easy, standards-based solutions for more interactive lesson plans, exciting WebQuests, and challenging assignments.



November 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022
Leadership skills can help you gain the respect and admiration of others, while also allowing you to enjoy success in your career and more control over your destiny. Contrary to popular belief, leadership skills can be learned and developed.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Leadership skills can help you gain the respect and admiration of others, while also allowing you to enjoy success in your career and more control over your destiny. Contrary to popular belief, leadership skills can be learned and developed. Even if you don't hold a leadership position, this course will teach you how to use the principles of great leaders to achieve success in almost every aspect of your daily life.



March 1, 2018 to April 1, 2022

In this six-week course, you'll learn response to intervention (RTI) strategies that ensure the struggling readers in your classroom get the help and education they need.



November 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Take this opportunity to find out how children really learn to read and write. Explore current research that cuts through the media messages about reading wars and the right way to teach children. Learn by reading stories about children, doing interactive assignments, and exploring the latest in parent and childcare information.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

Take this opportunity to find out how children really learn to read and write.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Whether you're working with struggling readers in kindergarten or 12th grade, you will find that these strategies work with a full 80% of students, without the need for special pull-outs or extra IEP intervention. Why? Because RTI gets to the root of the problem - quickly. If you're eager to learn the right ways to help your struggling readers make steady progress throughout the year, you will find that this course gives you the power to teach flexibly and creatively, without the need for extra training in literacy or fluency. As an added bonus, there's nothing quite like helping students discover the pleasures of reading.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

Learn how to use Response to Intervention to ensure struggling readers get the help they need by bringing in tiered interventions for their reading level and unique challenges. Help students with phonics, fluency, vocabulary mastery, comprehension, and writing.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Learn how to master model drawing, a revolutionary technique for teaching problem-solving to middle school math students.



November 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

In this professional development course for teachers, you'll get the training you need to start teaching model drawing, the powerful Singapore Math strategy that gives word problems a visual context.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

In this professional development course for teachers, you'll get the training you need to start teaching model drawing, the powerful Singapore Math strategy that gives word problems a visual context.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Singaporean teachers make math purposeful, interesting, and relevant using a layered curriculum founded on solid number sense and concrete, pictorial, and abstract computational strategies. This course will introduce numerous strategies to create meaningful math lessons of your own.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

In this teacher training course, you'll learn over two dozen strategies to make math click for your students.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Participants in this course will learn a step-by-step approach to effective, positive classroom discipline.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

Participants in this course will learn a step-by-step approach to effective, positive classroom discipline.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Participants will learn how to deal effectively with serious discipline problems and help the most challenging student make responsbile choices. Learn a new research-based six-step approach to solve severe and chronic discipline problems. Preventative startegies will be covered.



September 1, 2020 to September 2, 2022

Participants will learn how to deal effectively with serious discipline problems and help the most challenging student make responsbile choices. Learn a new research-based six-step approach to solve severe and chronic discipline problems. Preventative startegies will be covered.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

If you struggle to communicate with your Spanish-speaking students and their families, and you don't know your cabeza from your codo (that's your head from your elbow), don't worry - help is here!



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

If you struggle to communicate with your Spanish-speaking students and their families, and you don't know your cabeza from your codo (that's your head from your elbow), don't worry - help is here!



September 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Whether you're already teaching, a newly credentialed graduate, or a substitute looking to transition to full-time, this course will provide you with proven tools, tips, and tricks to make your early years in the classroom a breeze.



September 1, 2020 to September 2, 2022

Whether you're already teaching, a newly credentialed graduate, or a substitute looking to transition to full-time, this course will provide you with proven tools, tips, and tricks to make your early years in the classroom a breeze.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

The course covers a broad range of topics, including differentiated instruction, classroom management and discipline, assessment strategies, and gaining parental support.



September 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Reinvent math instruction for grades 4-6 by bringing hands-on learning, inexpensive manipulatives, and real-world connections into your classroom.



September 1, 2020 to September 2, 2022

Reinvent math instruction for grades 4-6 by bringing hands-on learning, inexpensive manipulatives, and real-world connections into your classroom.



September 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022
Want to increase your effectiveness as a science teacher for the middle grades? Come learn about the nature and history of science as well as how to help students in this age group grasp the scientific method. You'll receive lots of worksheets and specific examples of some great experiments you can use in your own classroom.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Join us and learn about the nature and history of science as well as how to help students in this age group grasp the scientific method.



November 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Having SMART Boards in the classroom and knowing how to use them to provide quality instruction are two different things! If you have a SMART Board in your classroom, but have little training in using it, you may be wondering, "what on earth do I do with it?"



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

Having SMART Boards in the classroom and knowing how to use them to provide quality instruction are two different things! If you have a SMART Board in your classroom, but have little training in using it, you may be wondering, "what on earth do I do with it?"



September 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

In this course, you will discover practical ways to help children with ADHD control their behavior and succeed in school. And you will be learning from the real experts: the children themselves.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

In this course, you will discover practical ways to help children with ADHD control their behavior and succeed in school. And you will be learning from the real experts: the children themselves.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

In this course, you will discover the neurobiology behind these disorders and the way it affects students' behavior, learning, and thinking. Most important, you will learn creative, easy, low-budget strategies to help your students with Autism succeed in the classroom and beyond.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

In this course, you will discover the neurobiology behind these disorders and the way it affects students' behavior, learning, and thinking. Most important, you will learn creative, easy, low-budget strategies to help your students with Autism succeed in the classroom and beyond.



September 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

This course will teach you how to meet the diverse needs of students with disabilities in your classroom. With lessons developed by an experienced special educator, you will explore the special education process, from working with individualized education programs (IEPs) to helping students struggling with reading comprehension, math skills, and writing. In this course, you will discover easy, practical, and creative strategies that will help your struggling students find their light bulb moments.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

This course will teach you how to meet the diverse needs of students with disabilities in your classroom. With lessons developed by an experienced special educator, you will explore the special education process, from working with individualized education programs (IEPs) to helping students struggling with reading comprehension, math skills, and writing. In this course, you will discover easy, practical, and creative strategies that will help your struggling students find their light bulb moments.



March 1, 2018 to April 1, 2022

Learn how to motivate and assist developing writers using 6+1 Trait Writing and Writer's Workshop. Develop engaging lessons for literary response, narrative writing, expository writing, and persuasive writing. Also learn to strengthen your students' writing using technology.



September 1, 2020 to September 2, 2022

Learn how to motivate and assist developing writers using 6+1 Trait Writing and Writer's Workshop. Develop engaging lessons for literary response, narrative writing, expository writing, and persuasive writing. Also learn to strengthen your students' writing using technology.



November 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

From the time that a young child picks up a crayon and makes marks on a paper to when an older child puts the finishing sentence on an autobiography or a poem, a young author is developing the skills that will be used for a lifetime. In this course, you will examine the developmental stages of writing, from scribbling to the standard spelling stage, so that you can foster your students' skills and gently nudge them to grow as authors. This course is full of practical ideas that you can use to motivate students in your classroom.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

From the time that a young child picks up a crayon and makes marks on a paper to when an older child puts the finishing sentence on an autobiography or a poem, a young author is developing the skills that will be used for a lifetime. In this course, you will examine the developmental stages of writing, from scribbling to the standard spelling stage, so that you can foster your students' skills and gently nudge them to grow as authors. This course is full of practical ideas that you can use to motivate students in your classroom.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Learn how to use creativity to teach reading, writing, visual arts, performing arts, social studies, science, mathematics, and physical and health education.



September 1, 2020 to September 2, 2022

Learn how to use creativity to teach reading, writing, visual arts, performing arts, social studies, science, mathematics, and physical and health education.



July 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Today's teachers are using two powerful approaches - Differentiated Instruction (DI) and Response to Intervention (RTI) - to help every child succeed academically. In this course, you'll learn how to put this "dynamic duo" to work in your own classroom teaching and lesson plans.



October 1, 2017 to April 1, 2022

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.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022

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.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2022
Harness the power of the Internet to make your textbooks and lessons come alive! Teach your students how to locate and evaluate Internet resources.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Harness the power of the Internet to make your textbooks and lessons come alive! Teach your students how to locate and evaluate Internet resources. Improve the caliber and amount of discussion through the use of e-mail and discussion boards. Learn how to safeguard your students and their personal information while they are using the Internet. The Internet can make teaching easier--this course will show you how.



February 1, 2018 to April 1, 2022