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IAD14522: Learning Theory in the Classroom
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Credit Hours: 1.5

This course explores several influential teaching models and discusses the role of personalization through the incorporation of learning and teaching styles into the educational paradigm. Participants will investigate the strengths and weaknesses of behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism.

IAD14523: Conflict Resolution: An Introduction
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Credit Hours: 2.5

This course introduces teachers to the concept of conflict resolution, its value in a school environment, and the many ways to handle it. It will help teachers understand how they can and why they should emphasize conflict resolution in the classroom and, if feasible, throughout the school.

IAD14524: Your First Year of Teaching: Surviving and Thriving
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Credit Hours: 2

This course is designed to help new teachers succeed in their first year of teaching. Although college coursework has prepared teachers for many of the experiences they'll encounter during this first year, much of what they will face may not have been covered. This course will help prepare new teachers for the realities and challenges of the classroom.

IAD14525: Paraeducators in the Classroom
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Credit Hours: 1.5

This course gives educators a chance to consider their own ideas about supervision and see the contributions paraeducators and other adults can make to children's education. Participants will also have an opportunity to create a plan for training and working effectively with the paraeducators. In addition, this course will discuss classroom supervision in general terms and identify the implications that differences in style have for effective communication. 

IAD14526: The Art and Science of Teaching
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Credit Hours: 12.5

Robert Marzano guides you through a framework for classroom practice using 10 questions for guiding and planning an effective instructional unit.

IAD14527: The Reflective Educator, 2nd Edition
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Credit Hours: 7.5

In The Reflective Educator, you will explore the role of reflection in your professional growth, as well as the role that reflection plays in student learning. This course will provide information on self-reflection, reflection in action, the benefits of professional learning communities, the importance of reflection in developing thoughtful learners, inquiry-based lesson planning, teacher inquiry, and taking an inquiry stance in your teaching practice.

IAD14528: Teaching with Poverty in Mind
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Credit Hours: 19.5

Teaching with Poverty in Mind will introduce you to the latest research on poverty and how it affects students' cognitive development and academic performance. In this course, you will learn how to differentiate among different types of poverty and understand the unique aspects and effects of each; you will learn about the real, physical effects that poverty can have on a developing brain; and you will learn schoolwide and classroom-level strategies for countering those negative effects to help your students grow, thrive, and find academic success.

IAD14529: The Core Six: Teaching with the Common Core State Standards in Mind
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Credit Hours: 3

Includes a digital copy of the best-selling book "The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence with the Common Core." Educators throughout the United States are preparing to implement the Common Core State Standards, the national initiative first introduced in 2010. Harvey Silver, Thomas Dewing, and Matthew Perini have written a practical e-book that serves as the basis for this online course. The course e-book, The Core Six, provides in-depth coverage of six essential strategies that deliver a central focus for faculties and a common ground for schoolwide efforts to improve performance and increase student engagement.

NOTE:  This course does NOT count toward the 45 hours used for Disciplinary Literacy Endorsement. For credit, ALL courses MUST be taken as part of Disciplinary Literacy Program of Study.  To enroll in the Program of Study, please see the Programs of Study box on the left side of the home tab.

IAD14531: Project-Based Learning: An Answer to the Common Core Challenge
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Credit Hours: 7

In this course, you will learn how to prepare your students for Project-Based Learning (PBL) and guide them through the process. You will come to understand the roles that teachers and students play in planning for and conducting project-based learning experiences. The importance of assessment, both formative and summative, to student success in PBL is emphasized. And the key motivational elements of PBL, including student voice and choice, creation of products, and presenting findings to an authentic audience are described in detail.

IAD14532: Text Complexity: Understanding the Literacy Shifts in the Common Core Standards - Grades 6-12
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Credit Hours: 8

By the end of the course, users will have a clear understanding of what makes a text complex and practical skills for planning and implementing the use of complex texts at the classroom or school level. Users will know how to develop and use text-dependent questions, other close reading techniques, and listening and speaking, and writing activities that help students deepen their understanding and thinking about complex texts.

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