All courses are ON-LINE and are awarded 3 college graduate level credits (unless stated otherwise)
EDPO 512 Assessments that Meet Learning Styles
October 10 – November 14 / Registration Closes October 5, 2016
Have you ever wanted to engage your students in the learning process? How about providing them with assessments that meet their learning needs? Assessments that Meet Learning Styles is designed to explore alternative ways for students to show mastery of content specific standards. In this course, students will explore different learning styles inventories, which will be used to create alternative assessments for all learning types within our current units. Come join us and explore student voice
Required Text: How to Assess Authentic Learning by Kathleen (Kay) B.(Author) ; Burke, ISBN-13: 9781412962797
EDPA 586 Teaching Digital Citizenship
October 17 – November 21 / Registration Closes October 12, 2016
This course relies heavily on the Common Sense Media website which provides rich instructional materials, but will take you beyond in learning how to integrate the materials into your classroom curriculum.
This course in digital citizenship is designed for classroom teachers, school counselors, technology instructors, administrators, and librarians who are interested in learning how to teach young people how to survive and safely navigate the interconnected digital world in which we live. It is divided into three major strands: Safety Security, Connected Culture, and Cyberbullying.
“Digital media and technology are evolving at a dizzying pace, bringing with them extraordinary opportunities as well as real risks for young people. Young people are using the immense power of the Internet and mobile technologies to explore, connect, create, and learn in ways never before imagined. But issues that emerge with this 24/7 “connected culture” – from identity theft, to cyber-bullying, to uncertainty about which information to trust online – are surfacing both in schools and at home.” Common Sense Media
Required Text: None
EDPA 516 Educating Gifted/Talented Students – Eng/Lang Arts
November 14 – December 16 / Registration Closes November 7, 2016
The Educating Gifted/Talented students – ELA course includes creating units that ask students to develop strong personalities for their main characters while writing mysteries, the study of Freud’s psychoanalytic theory and analysis of a classic novel using what they’ve learned, focus on writing from a specific point of view, and teach appreciation for poetry by studying famous poets.
Required Text: Challenging Units for Gifted Learners: Teachi… (Paperback) by Kenneth J. Smith ISBN-10: 1593634218
EDPV 593 Teaching and Learning with iPads
October 3 – November 11 /Registration Closes September 29, 2016
This course is designed for teachers who are interested in using the iPad in their classroom to improve student learning. It is designed to help teachers who have never used an iPad before as well as those who have. The goal of this course is to help you become a skilled teacher who can plan, teach, assess, and reflect using this innovative technology. Connections to the Common Core State Standards, Lesson plans that effectively teach literacy and content through the use of technology, and Strategies for managing technology use in the classroom will be covered;’”
Required Text: From Notepad to iPad : Using Apps and Web Tools to Engage a New Generation of Students ISBN-10: 0415732069