Courses

Early adolescence is an exciting time with physical, intellectual, emotional, moral, and social changes. We will examine these changes and how they affect the developmental and educational needs of the young adolescent.


May 1, 2021 to May 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, 2020 to December 1, 2023
Learn the reading comprehension skills that good readers use as tools, consciously or subconsciously, to help them make meaning from what they read. These strategies will not address decoding skills or the most basic of reading skills. However, they can be used to enhance what is already occurring in your classroom.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This is a four unit online course that will increase your knowledge and skills in teaching Nutrition Education to the School Aged Child. The course focuses on nutrition issues affecting school-age children and their families.


December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2023
This course is designed to introduce you to the latest research on poverty and how it affects students' cognitive development and academic performance.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023

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
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

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
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 provide teachers with the best practice guidelines in all aspects of English Language instruction. Recommendations for teaching adolescent ELL learners, as well as those with learning disabilities will be discussed.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Excellent writing skills are important for all students across the curriculum. In this course, teachers will learn evidence-based instructional writing strategies that directly connect to the Common Core State Standards for K-12 students.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
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 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
Bullying is something every teacher will have to deal with in his/her career. This course will cover topics ranging from; the differences between boy and girl bullies, the role of peers in bullying, classroom atmospheres that support or discourage bullying, sexual harassment, as well as how to implement a successful intervention program.


May 1, 2021 to May 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
In this course, teachers will learn how to anticipate and teach the most common obstacles students face in the process of becoming fluent readers.


May 1, 2021 to May 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

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
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

The term "Autism Spectrum Disorders" comprises a number of developmental disabilities, all of which are characterized by impairments in socialization and communicative development. Students in this course will learn about the identification and treatment of Autism, as well as educational methods.



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

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
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

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

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
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

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

In this course, regular and special education teachers will learn how to identify and decrease student stressors, create interventions to identify student learning styles and strengths and use these strengths in the classroom to improve academic achievement and emotional well-being.



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

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

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

Study Skills gives all students the leverage they need to move forward so they can process, absorb, comprehend, and utilize what they have learned. Study skills reduces the `shut down' that happens in the brain when you have one or more systems of perception not working as well as they should be.



June 1, 2017 to June 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

In this course, teachers will learn how to teach students to manage their emotions and anger. They will learn how to develop lessons and interventions that engage students and promote positive behavior.



May 1, 2021 to May 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

In this course, you will learn how to teach students with autism to build positive relationships and to use the "10 Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships" explained by Dr. Temple Grandin and Sean Barron on a daily basis.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

This 2 (two) credit course will provide guidance for teachers who are interested in creating learning environments that address the diversity typical of mixed ability classrooms.



May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023

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

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

Many students using augmentative and alternative communication devices in general and special education classrooms are not working up to their academic potential, despite having access to superior technology. In this course, teachers will learn how to assess the needs of their students using AAC and how best to translate use of this technology into academic success, regardless of cognitive ability.



May 1, 2021 to May 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

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