Individual Enrollment:  Professional Growth: New Teachers

     
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Explore your role as a student advocate and become proactive as you learn management strategies, practice decision-making skills, and use a standards-based lesson planning process to guide your instructional planning.
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Building Relationships with Parents Syllabus

Learn to build relationships with parents in order to enhance students' academic growth. Explore a variety of techniques to increase parent involvement. Create a classroom Website with the potential to increase communication with parents.
Credit Hours: 12 Cost: $60.00
   Current Sections Available:
       October 09, 2017 - October 29, 2017    
       November 06, 2017 - December 03, 2017     1 extra week for holiday
       November 27, 2017 - December 17, 2017    
       December 11, 2017 - January 14, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays

Classroom Management Syllabus

Explore the need for a proactive management system and design management tools for the classroom. Learn management strategies, explore a maintenance program, and develop routines for the beginning and ending of class.
Credit Hours: 20 Cost: $100.00
   Current Sections Available:
       October 02, 2017 - November 05, 2017     1 extra week for holiday
       November 06, 2017 - December 10, 2017     1 extra week for holiday
       November 27, 2017 - January 07, 2018     Two extra weeks for holidays
       December 04, 2017 - January 14, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace Syllabus

Learn practical skills for understanding and resolving conflict in today’s changing workplace. Become familiar with how conflicts emerge and learn how to use proven conflict management techniques and styles. Discover strategies for handling difficult people and alternative dispute methods.
Credit Hours: 20 Cost: $100.00
   Current Sections Available:
       October 16, 2017 - November 19, 2017    
       November 13, 2017 - December 17, 2017    
       December 11, 2017 - January 28, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays

Enhancing the Classroom with Technology Syllabus

Investigate teacher tools, resources, and ideas for managing the classroom technology environment. Enrich the classroom experience as you learn to use the suggested activities and helpful hints that are aligned to the National Education Technology Standards (NETS).
Credit Hours: 30 Cost: $150.00
   Current Sections Available:
       October 09, 2017 - November 12, 2017    
       November 06, 2017 - December 17, 2017     1 extra week for holiday
       December 04, 2017 - January 21, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays

Foundations of Assessment Syllabus

Learn to use classroom assessments to shape teaching and learning. Explore assessments that address the intent of a targeted standard.
Credit Hours: 10 Cost: $50.00
   Current Sections Available:
       October 09, 2017 - October 29, 2017    
       November 06, 2017 - December 03, 2017     1 extra week for holiday
       December 04, 2017 - January 07, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays

Learning Theory and Practice Syllabus

Investigate how we learn, remember, and recall information. Examine characteristics of learners at different stages of development. Evaluate instructional practices that support learners' various needs.
Credit Hours: 30 Cost: $150.00
   Current Sections Available:
       October 02, 2017 - November 12, 2017    
       November 06, 2017 - January 07, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       December 04, 2017 - January 28, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays

Professional Practices for Educators Syllabus

Practice decision making skills on issues such as school safety and security procedures, educational liability, professional responsibilities, and ethics in this video-based course.
Credit Hours: 5 Cost: $25.00
   Current Sections Available:
       October 02, 2017 - October 15, 2017    
       November 06, 2017 - November 19, 2017    
       December 04, 2017 - December 17, 2017    

Standards-Based Lesson Planning Syllabus

Use a standards-based lesson planning process to guide your instructional planning. Examine the Curriculum-Assessment-Instruction (CAI) Model and design a lesson that aligns assessment and instruction to selected standards. Note: Access to students is required to complete this course.
Credit Hours: 20 Cost: $100.00
   Current Sections Available:
       October 09, 2017 - November 12, 2017     Requires student contact!
       November 06, 2017 - December 17, 2017     Requires student contact, 1 extra wk. for holiday
       December 04, 2017 - January 28, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays

Student Advocacy and Legal Issues Syllabus

Explore the teacher's role as student advocate. Examine the ethical expectations and obligations. Investigate the legal issues of district policies, state statutes, and federal guidelines.
Credit Hours: 20 Cost: $100.00
   Current Sections Available:
       October 09, 2017 - November 05, 2017    
       November 06, 2017 - December 10, 2017     1 extra week for holiday
       December 04, 2017 - January 14, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays