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Course #500 Educating Everybody’s Children: Strategies for Diverse Learners

By pwsadmin / April 20, 2018 / Comments Off on Course #500 Educating Everybody’s Children: Strategies for Diverse Learners

This course is designed to promote reflection, discussion, and action among the entire learning community. The course will present what research has revealed about successfully addressing the needs of students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups and identifies a wide range of effective principles and instructional strategies. Although good teaching works well with…

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COURSE #501 The Key Elements Of Classroom Management

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Rewards and punishments may help to maintain order in the short term, but they’re at best superficially effective and at worst counterproductive. This course will prepare educators at all levels to ensure that their classrooms are welcoming, enriching, and constructive environments built on collective respect and focused on student achievement.

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Course #502 How to Teach So Students Remember

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This course will offer seven steps to increase your students’ capacity to receive information in immediate memory, act on it in working memory, store it in long term memory, and retrieve and manipulate it in unanticipated situations. By consciously teaching for memory, we can remediate some of these differences and help students gain confidence in…

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COURSE #503 Fulfilling The Promise Of The Differentiated Classroom

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This course addresses the fundamentals of differentiation and provides additional guidelines and strategies for how to successfully meet the needs of academically diverse classrooms and schools.

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COURSE #504 The Threads Of Reading: Strategies For Literacy Development

By pwsadmin / April 9, 2018 / Comments Off on COURSE #504 The Threads Of Reading: Strategies For Literacy Development

This course introduces six signposts that alert readers to significant moments in a reading and encourages them to read closely. Recommended for grades 3-12.

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COURSE #505 What Great Teachers Do Differently

By pwsadmin / April 9, 2018 / Comments Off on COURSE #505 What Great Teachers Do Differently

In this course you will find pearls of wisdom, heartfelt advice, and inspiration on how to become an effective and motivated teacher leader. This course will guide you through the seventeen things that matter most in teaching. It will describe the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and interactions of great teachers and what they do differently.

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COURSE #506 Classroom Motivation: Engaging Students In Learning

By pwsadmin / April 9, 2018 / Comments Off on COURSE #506 Classroom Motivation: Engaging Students In Learning

In this course you will focus on basic strategies you can integrate into everyday instruction in every subject area and across grade levels. It will help you to motivate and engage students in the learning process. The examples in this course will help you to apply these strategies in your own classroom or school.

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COURSE #507 Classroom Instruction That Works With English Language Learners

By pwsadmin / April 9, 2018 / Comments Off on COURSE #507 Classroom Instruction That Works With English Language Learners

More and more English language learners are included in mainstream classrooms. This course will ensure that you can help them understand academic content and develop their English language skills. The strategies in this course include homework and practice, summarization and note-taking, and nonlinguistic representations, among many others. For each strategy a summary of the research…

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COURSE #508 Discipline With Dignity

By pwsadmin / April 9, 2018 / Comments Off on COURSE #508 Discipline With Dignity

This course will detail an affirming approach to managing a classroom that promotes respect for self and others. The course offers practical solutions that emphasize relationship building, curriculum relevance, and academic success. The emphasis is on preventing problems by helping students to understand each other, work well together, and develop responsibility for their own actions.…

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Course #509 Learning and Memory: The Brain in Action

By pwsadmin / April 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Course #509 Learning and Memory: The Brain in Action

This course will focus on what brain researchers are discovering about learning and memory and apply it to situations that educators face every day. This course discusses the five memory lanes and explains how they function in learning and memory. Practical suggestions and strategies for teaching and assessing are part of this course.

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Course #510 Teaching Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom

By pwsadmin / April 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Course #510 Teaching Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom

In this course you will explore the eight intelligences of the mind. The eight intelligences are linguistic, logical-mathematical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist. Resources in this course will help educators apply MI theory to curriculum, lesson planning, assessment, special education, cognitive skills educational technology, and much more. The dozens of practical tips and…

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Course #511 Great Performances: Creating Classroom Based Formative Assessments

By pwsadmin / April 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Course #511 Great Performances: Creating Classroom Based Formative Assessments

Now you have a powerful means to closely align curriculum, instruction, and assessment to the standards essential for student success. This timely resource presents the big picture of an integrated, standards based instruction and assessment system, and offers guidelines for: Aligning school-based common formative assessments with district benchmarks and large scale summative assessments. Predicting likely…

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