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IAD14486: Achievement Gaps: The Path to Equity
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Credit Hours: 2.5

This course explores the many factors that contribute to unequal patterns of achievement among different groups of students. One inescapable reality lies at the root of the problem: disparities in achievement occur because some students are better prepared to achieve than others. Although educators can address some of the issues that affect students readiness to learn, it will take a network of concerned people and institutions to help students overcome other barriers to academic achievement.

IAD14487: Assessment: Designing Performance Assessments, 2nd Edition
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Credit Hours: 14.5

This course makes connections between student motivation and types of assessment used in the classroom. It also covers how to unpack learning standards and benchmarks, so that all assessment yields information about student progress and mastery of instructional goals. Performance assessment can be designed in a multitude of ways, in which both students and teachers can work together to determine the best product or performance to exemplify student understanding, knowledge, and ability to use what they’ve learned.

IAD14488: Assessment: Getting Started With Student Portfolios, 2nd Edition
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Credit Hours: 9.5

In Assessment: Getting Started with Student Portfolios, you’ll explore the research behind implementing a portfolio assessment as well as practical ways to implement the portfolio assessment in the classroom. Using the strategies presented in the course, you’ll be better equipped to increase your students’ ownership of their learning, help them develop positive reflection skills, and engage them in projects that are meaningful to them.

IAD14489: Assessment: Measurement That's Useful
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Credit Hours: 2.5

This course provides the opportunity to think about current assessment practices and learn the key ingredients to any effective assessment. It presents an overview of exemplary assessment and is designed for anyone who is interested in learning about exemplary assessment, or who is questioning their own classroom or school assessment practices and is looking for general ways to improve them.

IAD14490: Assessment: Promoting Assessment for Learning
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Credit Hours: 2

This course shows educators how to shift focus and use assessment for learning. Participants will explore the teacher behaviors that promote student learning and support sound assessment known as the Bes. These principles come from the many practices that teachers can adapt to promote assessment to enhance student learning. Participants will consider the implications of these ideas in their own practice, as well as in schools and districts, and create a plan for ongoing professional growth in assessment literacy. Refer to "Assessment: Designing Performance Assessments, 2nd Edition" for continued learning.

IAD14491: Classroom Management: Managing Challenging Behavior
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Credit Hours: 2

For many teachers, managing student behavior has become a challenge. Behavioral problems such as noncompliance, defiance, inattention, and aggression are an everyday occurrence. These day-to-day challenges steadily wear down the good and positive attitudes present at the beginning of the school year. This course offers strategies to help teachers look at behaviors more objectively, perhaps even from the students point of view. By understanding the student, the teacher can shift the focus from controlling the student to teaching the student personal responsibility, allowing the student to become a self-regulated learner. Refer to "Classroom Management: Understanding Diverse Learning Needs, 2nd Edition" for continued learning.

IAD14492: Classroom Management: Building Effective Relationships, 2nd Edition
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Credit Hours: 11

We have all seen teachers who seem to effortlessly bring out the best in their students. It may seem as if these teachers were born with an innate skill, allowing   them to manage their classrooms with ease; however, effective classroom managers are made, not born. In Classroom Management: Building Effective Relationships, you’ll investigate the various facets of classroom management. You will examine some common approaches to classroom management to find the one that is best for you, laying the foundation for your classroom management plan. You will then build on the foundation by examining the student-teacher relationship and uncovering the strategies that will support your approach to classroom management. Finally, you will learn how all of these pieces can fit together to create a cohesive, schoolwide model.  

IAD14493: Crafting Curriculum: An Introduction
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Credit Hours: 2

This course provides a broad overview of some guiding curriculum development principles and concepts. Although especially helpful to those who are new to the curriculum development process, it is also a good review for those already experienced in the process.

IAD14494: Crafting Curriculum: Beyond the Basics
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Credit Hours: 2

Although this course is specifically designed for the more experienced curriculum developer, all participants should find the course interesting as they examine the many issues that surround the curriculum development process. This course will explore how adopters, evolvers, and developers approach curriculum development while considering what it means to create coherence.

IAD14495: Crafting Curriculum: Using Standards
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Credit Hours: 2

This course introduces the processes required to successfully implement standards into the curriculum. This course also features a review of the standards movement, an examination of the backward design process, and analysis of teaching strategies that work in the standards-based classroom.

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