Courses

This course focuses on cognitive and cognitive-behavioral interventions (often lumped together under the rubric "social skills") with an emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

The course helps you through the referral process when you feel a student needs services beyond what you are capable of or comfortable providing in your classroom environment. This course also lists resources for both teachers and parents who would like more help or information about ADD.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Autism & Asperger's Disorder has been developed by Marrea Winnega, Ph.D. and Mary Coughlin, CCC-SLP. Autism & Asperger's Disorder is an interactive computer-based instruction course designed to help you achieve a better understanding of Autism and Asperger's Disorder, of intervention strategies to enhance communication and learning, and of methods for teaching more conventional behaviors.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

This course is designed to give the learner a new perspective on student behavior and effective tools to facilitate positive student change. Taught by Mick R. Jackson MS/ED, this course provides a developmental framework to help the learner understand what students are trying to communicate through the "language" of their behavior.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

This course helps teachers build genuine bonds between themselves and their students and between students and their classmates, to create "kindred classhomes" with a foundation of acceptance, respect, and shared purpose.



November 1, 2019 to November 1, 2023

Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children is an interactive computer-based instruction course, designed to help you identify and effectively teach students affected by child abuse and/or neglect.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Drugs & Alcohol in Schools is an interactive computer-based instruction course, designed to give you a more comprehensive understanding of alcohol, drugs, and their influences in your classroom. Drugs & Alcohol in Schools provides a contextual framework for understanding what students may be experiencing through their own substance use or the impact of substance use around them.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

This online course provides information that will help you to understand and identify your role as a child care provider, educator, and early childhood professional. Infant & Toddler Mental Health will provide you with research-based information on child development, attachment, temperament, and curriculum.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Early Childhood: Family-Centered Services seeks to promote the development of thoughtful, knowledgeable, effective educators for a diverse society. This online course provides conceptual frameworks for working with families of children from a variety of backgrounds.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Early Childhood: Observation & Assessment explores observation and assessment instruments, as well as recommended practices and available resources for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. The content of this online course includes an emphasis on observing young children and assessing their early childhood learning environments.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Early Childhood: Program Planning is designed to give you a new perspective on planning and implementing developmentally appropriate practices for young children from birth through age eight. In this online course you will learn what is meant by curriculum, assessment, evaluation, and program planning as these terms apply to early childhood education.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Early Childhood: Typical & Atypical Development explores contemporary best practice and perspectives on early childhood development. The content of this online course includes patterns and sequences of typical development for children from birth to six years.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

This course is designed to further develop the attitudes, knowledge, and conceptual and technical skills required by teachers to help them identify the educational goals of students and to select or design and implement relevant, meaningful, and beneficial instructional strategies for effective learning by students with special needs.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023
Evaluation & Assessment was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to evaluating and assessing students whose first language is not English.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Linguistics was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to educating students whose first language is not English.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools will discuss definitions and the personal, social, and legal ramifications associated with sexual harassment, bullying, and cyber-intimidation. This online course will address what we know about these troubling areas.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023
Inclusion: Working with Students with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to educating students in inclusive classrooms.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Language Acquisition for ESL Students was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to educating students whose first language is not English. This course discusses developmental theories and how they apply to English language learners. The focus of this course is on the process of second language acquisition and the role of the classroom teacher. Included in this course is information about the legal obligations of schools and teachers to provide services and about the types of programs schools might provide. Included is information on communicating with parents/guardians.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2023

Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher, is an interactive computer-based instruction course, which provides an introduction to the field of Learning Disabilities for special education teachers, general classroom teachers, integration teachers and related professionals, especially those working in the areas of language, psychology and counseling.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Methods & Materials for Teaching ESL Students was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to educating students whose first language is not English. This course discusses how to apply instructional methods in creating lessons; how to create a motivating and caring learning environment; how to integrate teaching reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills; how to differentiate instruction for English language learners; and how to identify culturally appropriate curriculum and instructional resources.



April 1, 2019 to April 1, 2023
This course offers instruction in teaching reading and writing in various subject matter fields at the secondary level.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course offers instruction in teaching reading and writing in various subject matter fields at the secondary level.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
The purpose of this second course in this three-course series is to lay the foundation for effective reading instruction.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course will focus on learning to read, reading to learn, and an introduction to reading assessment.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Response to Intervention: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher a course providing an introduction to the Response to Intervention process for special education teachers, general classroom teachers, parents, and related professionals.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

This course, Six Traits of Writing Model: Teaching & Assessing, will discuss why writing is important and why teachers should include writing as often as possible in all content areas.



November 1, 2017 to November 1, 2023

Talented & Gifted is an interactive computer-based instruction course designed to help you achieve a better understanding of the talented and gifted student, methods used in identification, and strategies for instruction of these students in an inclusive classroom.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023
This course will help you understand and identify differences in approaches to learning and performance, including different learning styles and ways in which students demonstrate learning.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually is an interactive computer-based instruction course designed to expand your methodology for teaching Mathematics. The course will explore an innovative teaching model that incorporates strategies for teaching concepts constructively and contextually.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

The course, Teaching Secondary Math Conceptually: Meeting Mathematics Standards, is designed to explain and connect the major concepts, procedures, and reasoning processes of mathematics.



November 1, 2017 to November 1, 2023

Traumatized Child: The Effects of Stress, Trauma & Violence on Student Learning is an interactive computer-based instruction course designed to help you identify and effectively teach students affected by stress, trauma, and/or violence. This course teaches you to recognize the signs of stress, trauma or violence in students.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

This online course is designed to provide you an opportunity to learn about an instructional framework, Differentiated Instruction (DI), aimed at creating supportive learning environments for diverse learning populations. Students will be presented a method for self-assessment of the extent to which their current instructional approach reflects the perspective, principles, and practices of the DI approach.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

The course will consider the many forms of aggression, both criminal and otherwise; its costs and motivation; its perpetrators and targets; its likely and unlikely locations; its impact on our schools, the children; and, most especially, its several causes and promising solutions.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Understanding & Implementing Common Core Standards is an interactive computer-based instruction course designed to give you a deeper understanding of the rationale for and structure of this particular standards-based framework. In this course you will learn a number of factors that contributed to the overall design of the Common Core Standards as well as practical pedagogical approaches that will support practitioners working toward deeper implementation.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Violence in Schools is an interactive computer-based instruction course designed to give you a better understanding of school violence and increase your interventions strategies. Violence in Schools provides a foundational understanding of violence and the motivational purposes behind aggression.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction is designed to give you an understanding of the framework of and need for creating supportive learning environments for diverse learning populations. In this course, you will learn what is meant by Differentiated Instruction (DI) and the common myths associated with creating the differentiated classroom.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023