Courses

The purpose of this one-credit course is two-fold: (1) to engage educators in personal reflections about diversity issues in an educational organization, and (2) to help educators develop leadership practices that support diverse organizational environments.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Models of Organizational Governance and their application in K-12 school districts will be explored in this course by researching and learning about the different models associated with organizational Governance and its relationship with Strategic and Operational Planning.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Learning about how different leadership styles impact a school district's strategic direction. The relationship between leadership styles and strategic leadership will be explored. The characteristics of strategic leaders will be researched and identified to help the learner develop and articulate their leadership style.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Learning about strategic planning and how operational planning can help implement the plan will be explored in this course. The difference between strategic and operational planning and their relationship with organizational governance will be analyzed.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This course will review the ACE Study, the largest study investigating the health and social effects of negative childhood experiences.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
According to Brene Brown, "Daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, observable, and measurable: Rumbling with Vulnerability, Living into our Values, Braving Trust, and Learning to Rise."


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
In this course, you will receive step-by-step 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.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Food and Culture is an online course that investigates the impact of culture on food preferences. Have you ever stopped to wonder why you choose the foods you do? Food and Culture leads you on a journey to identify social, cultural, religious, ethnic and personal choices and the impact that they have on personal health.


December 1, 2019 to December 1, 2021
A course for understanding and managing behavior through the conducting of practical assessments that collectively comprise a functional behavior assessment (FBA).


March 1, 2020 to March 1, 2022
This three-module course will explore aspects of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) instruction through an integrated investigation of sustainable cities. Participants will have the opportunity to imagine, research, design, and build their own sustainable city while considering how this integrated curriculum may be effectively taught in their own classrooms.


October 1, 2020 to October 1, 2022
Participants will be provided an extensive resource bank of classroom management and organization strategies, EdTech tools and websites, and creation tools/tips for a digital and face-to-face classroom.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This course, based upon the work of Peter Northouse, will be an introduction about what it takes to lead effectively. This online asynchronous 1-credit course will give an overview of different leadership theories and approaches; will provide a questionnaire that will allow participants to analyze their own impressions of the word leadership; and will help students apply their learning to sample case studies.


May 1, 2020 to May 1, 2022
Awareness, knowledge, and skills related to youth mental health issues and resources are keys to competently managing the impact of these issues in the classroom and beyond. Thus, this course has been designed to meet the ND Educational Standards & Practices Board Mental Health training requirements for teachers, which has the stated goal of helping teachers become more effective in the classroom.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This online course explores how a persons' experience of generational poverty can influence success in school and work. The course is comprised of 12 modules. The modules offer research and interventions about understanding poverty that teachers may consider adopting to improve classroom settings and student learning experiences.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
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

This course introduces teachers to STEM and student-centered learning to create and implement a standards-based curriculum. Teachers are guided to customize classroom instruction so that students develop the skills they need to survive in today's knowledge-based world.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 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
Ants, Plants & Puppy Dog Toes course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments. This course is appropriate for grades K-2.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Children with autism learn differently and it is the view of many researchers and experts such as Simon Baron-Cohen (2005) and Temple Grandin (2010) that autism is not so much a disease but indeed a difference in learning styles. There is significant research that supports the use of technology for students who are on the Autism Spectrum as a tool to assist their learning outcomes.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023
Mental health issues show in students and adults in many ways. This course will address some of them and seeks to empower educators by providing information on topics from identification of those faced with mental health challenges to factors that influence the conditions.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023
Because Newton Said So course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course will help partcipants to reduce stress in their classroom and focus on their wellness.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
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
Body Shop course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Body Works course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course is designed to equip 7-12 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.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023
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.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023

Protecting children is the role and responsibility of every teacher. Educators taking this course examine professional behaviors and boundaries while becoming aware of red flags that might indicate a child is being abused.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Teachers in this course explore how learning is influenced by cognition and ways in which the brain may be built up to strengthen academic achievement for all learners including making learning fun and challenging.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

A teacher's role can be summarized as 'the provider of learning.' However, within this seemingly simple phrase are intricate responsibilities that can often be challenging. This course helps teachers recognize key warning signs and navigate mental health issues to build safe classroom environments.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022
The purpose of the online course is for participants to gain knowledge in strategies to keep boys engaged in the classroom and out of trouble. The course will also enlighten the students about the data and consequences that go with non-engaged boys.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
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
This course explores the use of laptop technology to increase academic achievement and math achievement specifically, technology is identified as a significant factor to be embraced by schools in their pursuit of improved student achievement.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023
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
In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to understand and examine the impact of race on student achievement and the role that racism plays in institutionalized racial disparities. You will learn a practical and accessible protocol that supports participants in challenging their personal beliefs around race.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023
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
Learning to teach online and to design online classes can feel very foreign. In this course, you will learn how to translate face-to-face courses to the online environment. You will learn about what it's like to facilitate an online course and the new skills required in this environment.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023
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 course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to describe and implement the concept of differentiation as a response to the needs, interests, and abilities of learners by modifying curriculum, instruction, and classroom environment. You will explore how to reconstruct an objective so it is responsive to the needs, interests, and abilities of diverse learners.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023
Earth & Sky Secrets for Young Minds course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Earth's Crustal Antics course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Earth's Dirty Little Secrets course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of coaching teachers in order to increase the quality of their instruction for improved student academic success.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023
The purpose of the online course is for participants to gain knowledge and practice in a multitude of strategies to help students reach their full potential.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course focuses on the unique needs of English learners and what educators can do to best support their academic achievement, describing how educational leaders can inadvertently create barriers to the success of English learners.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023

Today's classrooms are quite diverse. This self-paced course is completely online and helps educators understand the influence second language acquisition has on learning and how to promote effective interaction between ELL students and their classmates.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 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
This online course explores literature related to family engagement in K-12 education settings. The course is comprised of 6 modules. The modules offer family engagement information and ideas that teachers may consider integrating into their teaching methods as a strategy to improve student learning.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
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
This course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Everyday Waves course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Eye on the Sky course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course prepares K-12 educators with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to support the academic language proficiency and achievement of Standardized English Learners (SELs).


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023
Tight alignment of curriculum, instruction, and assessment is essential for student learning. In this course, the various aspects of planning, preparation, and best practices for continuous improvement in student and teacher success are explored.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023
What now? So what? So often teachers will attend professional development sessions or workshops and hear about wonderfully innovative ideas for integrating technology into their classroom units, lessons, and/or tasks. However, after leaving these types of events, teachers come away feeling like they have the will and the drive to want to take on this challenge in their own classrooms but with no idea where to start.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023
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

Based on the book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, this course explores what Grit is and why it matters. Different case scenarios whereby passion and perseverance versus talent relative to achievement will be highlighted.

The course is comprised of 4 modules. The modules offer information and ideas about Grit that teachers may consider adopting to improve classroom settings and student learning experiences.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

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

Have Forces, Will Travel course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

How Does Life Science Affect Me? course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course is designed to build the competencies of educators to successfully incorporate the belief systems, effective instructional skills, new models of staffing and service delivery and authentic collaboration into their practice.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023
We'll take a close look at the doctrine of fair use, especially as it applies in an educational setting. We'll also explore how to determine if a web resource is credible, how to cross-check sources for accuracy, differentiate between fact and opinion, and determine whether a source is timely, objective, and may have a conflict of interest.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023

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

It is vitally important for teachers to be aware of how 'autism' is for their students. The autism world can be a literal sensory minefield for students and the school environment needs to be designed where it creates a secure space that is conducive to learning.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

Just Simply Machines course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are; course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.



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.


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 course, you will learn skills used to Make Students Thinking Visible (MSTV). You will hear from Jon Saphier, founder and president of Research for Better Teaching, Inc., and Lucy West, Founder of Metamorphosis TLC, on the concepts, embedded values, and operating principles of MSTV.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023

This online course explores how a persons' potential can be fulfilled through clarity and understanding of beliefs about their capabilities and how those beliefs influence learning and the paths taken in life. The course is comprised of 9 modules. The modules offer information and ideas about mindsets that teachers may consider adopting to improve classroom settings and student learning experiences.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

This course will help teachers to maximize their classroom budget and raise funds for innovative ideas and projects. Teachers will learn to create effective budgets, write grants and create fundraising campaigns while connecting with community stakeholders to support educational endeavors in the classroom.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Based on the book, Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era, this course will explore the difference between what students must do to earn a degree (high school or college) versus what makes them most likely to succeed in work, citizenship, and lifelong learning. From the author's point of view, the course will also consider what can and must be done to transform education for the twenty-first century along with examples of best practices in high schools and colleges around the country.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

This course is designed to provide teachers with the knowledge and strategies to improve their skills in order to help motivate and challenge students to do their best; thus improving student achievement.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Creating partnerships with the home, community organizations, and businesses, as well as setting up collaborative structures both within and outside the school, can positively impact instruction and learning. This pathway will explain the importance of and define strategies in order to foster these partnerships, and effective communication and implementation structures to ensure that your planning goes beyond the brainstorming phase.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023
In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to support the specific needs of English learners. You will learn to establish a language-rich classroom. You will explore the role of language in literacy development and academic achievement through deconstructing language demands and creating an Academic Language Bank.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023

This course combines education and theory with classroom practice and is designed to provide teachers the background knowledge and resources to use technology and research findings that improve their quality of instruction and enhance students' motivation and performance.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

This course explores research-based strategies in peer teaching and professional development adopted and embraced by schools across the country. Cognitive Coaching is a model that can help teachers advance both personally and professionally while bringing about growth through 'supervision, mentoring and cognition.'



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022
Bullying is an insidious problem in our schools and society. This course addresses both in-person bullying and cyberbullying as it provides recommendations for ways to identify people who are being bullied and those who are the perpetrators of these harmful behaviors.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is about removing barriers for ALL students in order to give them the best opportunity to be successful learners. In this overview of UDL, we will look at optimizing the learner's motivation to learn, options for the representation of new material and options for students to express what they have learned.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023

Plants Inside and Out course allows teachers to learn at their own pace, on their own schedule, and from their own home or classroom. Plants Inside and Out course is a complete set of hands-on lessons centered on a single conceptual unit of instruction.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

There are big gaps between school, college and careers, and if these are not addressed, students may struggle to transition from one to another. Teachers in this class can help students excel outside the classroom and in their future endeavors.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022
This course takes a look at professional growth in education. We look at the steps necessary for instructional improvement in the classroom, technology resources to improve instruction, effective research in the area of professional growth, reflective practices, and use of social media as a Professional Learning Network.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023

Teachers learn to identify students who are struggling academically and address academic interventions for support. This course helps teachers gain skills in improving curriculum and implementing inquiry-based learning to increase academic achievement.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Reading should be a meaningful activity that is focused on comprehension and results in understanding. When students struggle with a specific subject matter the underlying reason may be under-developed reading skills.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022
This course examines the complexity of reading instruction, focusing on the urgent need for proficient literacy skills among students; the core beliefs which serve as the foundation of reading instruction; and the importance of content area literacy, word study, and the "Five Big Ideas" in reading instruction: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023

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
This course empowers educators to effectively teach an increasingly diverse student body by cultivating meaningful relationships with students.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023
This course calls for educators to rethink the dominant culture and values of our educational system and the ways in which we support African American students.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023

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

Rock N Science course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are; course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

By selecting to do Science for Beginning Einsteins the teacher can increase their science knowledge and improve their science curriculum at the same time because the teacher, as the purchaser, can use these lessons for their personal classroom use. This course is appropriate for teacher in grades K-2.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course describes differentiation and assessment practices and the powerful impact they can have on student achievement including fully supporting the academic achievement of English Learners (ELLs), and the need to learn grade-level, discipline-specific content while they are building English proficiency.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023

Shocking Truth course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are; course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

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
Understanding learning disabilities and providing accommodations for students is an integral part of education. These modules focus on the basics of special education, with an emphasis on explaining all the jargon and acronyms that make up the special education world.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023

In this course teachers explore challenges to incorporating standards and discover strategies to help overcome obstacles in alignment and assessment. Partnering with parents impacts educational outcomes and the practical ideas, strategies and exercises in this course provide educators with the means to build parent relationships that garner support as they successfully explore and implement standards.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Teachers in this course explore approaches to instruction, assessment and evaluation that they can implement in their classroom. This course focuses on practices teachers can use to promote student motivation and self-learning while decreasing and eliminating behavior issues.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022
This course discusses the structure, creation, and maintenance of an effective Professional Learning Community, emphasizing the importance of communication and consensus in the establishment of the school-wide mission, vision, values, and curriculum.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023
In this course, you'll learn a variety of behavior management philosophies and the best strategies for effectively improving behavior in the classroom with a positive approach. This course will not only demonstrate practical tools of difficult behavior but will instruct on the `whys' and showcase the influence of physical and digital space on our learners.


June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023

While it is certainly challenging to teach all students effectively, this is very much a real possibility. Sharing a research-based framework that accommodates every learner and provides practical strategies to add elements of flexibility in teaching presentation, student expression and meaningful engagement, this course helps teachers understand and strive to meet every student's potential for academic excellence.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 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
This course provides new teachers with strategies and tools that enable them to develop confidence and skills as they improve their classroom practice.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023
This course provides new teachers with strategies and tools that enable them to develop confidence and skills as they improve their classroom practice.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023
This course provides new teachers with strategies and tools that enable them to develop confidence and skills as they improve their classroom practice.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2023

Teachers are natural leaders and this course helps participants to use the action research tool as a school improvement approach as well as for individual professional development and to build strong professional learning communities.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 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

In this course on "How to Teach Online for the Classroom Teacher," teachers go through the process of preparing to teach online while also being introduced to tools and resources that can be useful when teaching online.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 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

Teachers in this course learn to transform a traditional classroom into one that uses technology and embraces classroom engagement. Teachers learn how to critically consider apps and software, specific implications of use and educational impact prior to implementation with students.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

This course highlights the advantages of using technology as both a resource and a tool for educators in their classrooms. The class helps teachers enable safe implementation of technology in classrooms and prevent misuse while promoting effective learning through practical ideas and steps that educators and students can take to ensure safety when online.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

The Case for Space course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are: course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

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

This course explores 'mindful education' as a classroom enhancement strategy with the intent to enhance student achievement. Characteristics of a "mindful teacher" will be highlighted as will "mindful practices" for the classroom. The course is comprised of 5 modules. The modules offer information and ideas about mindful education that teachers may consider adopting to improve classroom settings and student learning experiences.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Tiny Habits® is a research based way to create habits in your life. This method is a breakthrough because teachers, their students, and the classroom can succeed without relying on willpower or motivation.



This offering currently has no open sessions available for registration

This course demonstrates the most important accessibility options available on the iPad and some of the AAC applications available and how they can make a significant difference in the classroom for learners who need social and communication support due to speech or communication impairments.



June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023

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

Educators in this course learn to modulate teaching to ensure reaching each and every child. This course helps teachers understand students with Autism, ADHD, learning disabilities and giftedness as well as how to enhance learning for of these types of students.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

This course is designed to help the educator as a whole. The topics discussed will touch on many aspects that are involved with working in the field of education. Whether you are an administrator or classroom teacher, there are key pieces of information we will provide to help you experience greater success while working with students dealing with trauma.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Though today's schools are putting increasing emphasis on the use of data to guide action and improve academic achievement for all students, the process of utilizing this information can be overwhelming; correct use of data to inform instructional planning can have a profound influence on learning, while data that are used ineffectively provide little benefit.


June 1, 2021 to June 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.


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

Visuals in the classroom enable both showing and telling. Today, visuals are at par with words in daily communication. Using bulletin boards is not a new teaching idea but this course delves into the details of creating effective and attractive classroom visuals. Teachers look at creating different types of visuals to ensure student participation.



January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Based on the book What Great Teachers Do Differently, this course explores characteristics of effective teachers. Matters such as; how effective teachers view their classrooms and students, how they prioritize, and what drives their decisions will be highlighted. This course will present an opportunity for teachers to examine their own effectiveness as well as to refine their skills as preferred.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

Who Needs Plants course is a complete set of "hands-on" lessons centered around a single conceptual unit of instruction. Included in the course are; course syllabus, assessment menu, grading guide, student pages, teacher pages, safety guidelines and helps, student assessments, and teacher assessments.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023