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PEC14440: School Health Services: Health Ed - Aligning Teacher Instruction and Student Assessment
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Credit Hours: 1

This course with Kathleen Courtney, Health Education Coordinator for the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), covers topics related to the assessment of students' work. Assessment should be meaningful, real, and clear to the student. Ms. Courtney suggests that the best way to assess what students understand is to allow them to become part of the assessment process through rubrics. How to develop rubrics and help students comprehend the scale by which their work is assessed is also covered in this course. 

This course with Kathleen Courtney was recorded on July 31, 2014, in the AETN studies in Conway, Arkansas.

PEC14441: School Health Services: Health Ed - The Brain, Learning Styles, and Student Engagement
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Credit Hours: 1.5

In this course, Kathleen Courtney, Health Education Coordinator for the Arkansas Department of Education, gives an overview of student learning styles and various teaching strategies to provide quality instruction based on research about the human brain. She also gives examples of several tools to engage students and get them involved in the learning process. 

This course was recorded on July 31, 2014 at the AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas.

PEC14442: School Health Services: Health Ed - Including Sexual Health Education in Instruction
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Credit Hours: 1

Comprehensive sexual health education greatly impacts student success. This course provides health educators with guidelines on how to infuse sexual education into the general K-12 health education curriculum with the goal of promoting sexual health and preventing risk-related health problems. Also provided is information on the ideal unit structures for teaching sexual education as an integrated component of the Arkansas Health and Wellness Curriculum Frameworks, as well as information on abstinence only and evidence-based abstinence plus programs.

This course was recorded on July 31, 2014 in the AETN studies in Conway, Arkansas.

PEC14443: School Health Services: Health Ed - School-Based Mental Health (SBMH) Programs
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Credit Hours: 1.5

A quality school-based mental health program is comprised of more than just contracted therapy sessions with visiting mental health professionals. Comprehensive, formalized mental health programs can provide students with the services and resources needed in order to remain healthy, thriving learners. This course provides administrators and other school leaders with a detailed outline of the steps that need to be taken in order to assess and improve upon their current mental health services so that they may maintain students' health and safety. 

This course with Dr. Elizabeth Kindall, Arkansas Department of Education Mental Health Services Coordinator, was recorded on September 30, 2014 in the AETN studies in Conway, Arkansas.

PIA14006: Guiding Children Successfully, Episode 1: Effective Motivation for Children
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Credit Hours: 1

Dr. Wally Goddard discusses three ways to successfully motivate children. Dr. Goddard describes what motivation is, problems with certain types of motivation, and how to effectively motivate children.

PIA14007: Guiding Children Successfully, Episode 2: Helping Children Use Their Gifts
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Credit Hours: 1

Dr. Wally Goddard shares with educators how high self-esteem has become more detrimental than helpful to children. Instead, he believes we should help children use their gifts. In this episode, Goddard explains three ways he believes we can achieve this. First, teachers must focus on a child’s strengths because every person has a gift. Second, it is necessary to teach children that no one has every gift. Third, we all need to use our gift to help others through some kind of service. Ultimately, by using our gift to help others; our gifts will help make the world a better place and individual’s self-esteem will be raised.

PIA14008: Guiding Children Successfully, Episode 3: Parents and Teachers Working Together - Parental Involvement
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Credit Hours: 1

This course instructs teachers and parents on how to work as partners to assist children. Three main points for parent and teacher cooperation are discussed by host and Family Life Specialist, Dr. Wally Goddard. Also among the topics discussed are negotiation skills, strategies for helping children succeed in school, and strategies for handling hostilities.

PIB14001: Parental Involvement: Introduction
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Credit Hours: 0.5

This course includes a PDF, a PowerPoint, and a video with graded questions. The PDF and PowerPoint discuss in detail Arkansas Acts 603 of 2003 and 307 of 2007 and their implementation and application within the school. In the video, a group of experts from around the country answer the question, "What is parental involvement?" Experts also discuss the implementation and application of Arkansas Acts 603 of 2003 and 307 of 2007, the federal NCLB definition of parental involvement, and what research says about quality parental involvement.

PIB14002: Parental Involvement: Administrators' Roundtable
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Credit Hours: 1.5

Parental involvement in schools is much more than parent-teacher conferences and organizing fundraisers. In the state of Arkansas, involving parents in public schools is mandated by law. This professional development course features school administrators discussing the legal requirements of parent involvement in Arkansas schools and the difficulties and successes of that implementation.

PIB14003: Parental Involvement: Elementary Roundtable
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Credit Hours: 1

Parental involvement in elementary schools is much more than parent teacher conferences and organizing fundraisers. This professional development course features a panel of experts discussing how teachers can help parents understand the importance of parental involvement and ideas on how parents can be involved in the child's education in all areas, and not just in the classroom. They also discuss the difficulties and successes of implementing an effective parental involvement program.

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