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PIC14447: The Six Components of Parental Involvement for Teachers
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Credit Hours: 2.5

This course, which was recorded on January 15, 2015 at Western Yell County High School in Havana, Arkansas, features Dr. Beverley Romanin, former teacher and administrator and expert parent involvement consultant. The presentation features an overview of Dr. Joyce Epstein's Six Components of Parental Involvement, which include the concepts of parenting, communicating, volunteering, students learning at home, school decision-making, and collaborating with the community.

PIC14448: The Six Components of Parental Involvement for Administrators
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Credit Hours: 2

This course, which was recorded on January 20, 2015 at the AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas, features Dr. Beverley Romanin, former teacher and administrator and expert consultant on parental involvement programs. The presentation, which is geared toward administrators, features an overview of Dr. Joyce Epstein's Six Components of Parental Involvement, which include the concepts of parenting, communicating, volunteering, students learning at home, school decision-making, and collaborating with the community.

PID14570: Parents as Partners in Schooling, 2nd Edition
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Credit Hours: 10.5

Best practices suggest that when communities, schools, and families work together, the results are stronger communities that support the success of young people. The challenges that schools face today in fostering true parental engagement are the result of a multitude of complex issues, some of which we will examine in this course.

PIG16079: The Arkansas Guide for Promoting Family Engagement
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Credit Hours: 3.5

Family engagement is more than simply inviting parents to school once or twice a year; it is a continual process of working together for the benefit of students. Jackie Govan (Director, Head Start State Collaboration) and Jamie Morrison Ward (Curricula Concepts) present the Arkansas Guide for Promoting Family Engagement, a resource educators can use to help explain the importance of childhood development to the caregivers in students' lives. The Guide also contains information about putting together action plans for getting families to play a role in their children's education.

This course was recorded at the AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas on June 14, 2016.

SIB15038: A Framework for K-12 Science Education and the NGSS: A New Vision for Science Education
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Credit Hours: 1.5

A Framework for K-12 Science Education identifies the key scientific ideas and practices students in all grades should learn. Dr. Heidi Schweingruber, Director for the Board on Science Education, introduces the frameworks as a new vision for science learning. She reviews the development of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), details the three dimensions, and presents data in support of the need for implementing these standards in the classroom.

This course was taped during the AAMLE annual conference on March 30-31, 2015.  

SIB15039: Scientific and Engineering Practices in the Classroom
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Credit Hours: 1

A Framework for K-12 Science Education presents three dimensions that are combined to form each standard with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The first dimension, Scientific and Engineering Practices, is the focus for this course. Heidi Schweingruber, Ph.D., Director for the Board on Science Education, discusses how these practices help support learning in the classroom. Referencing data from Achieve, she identifies the shifts in science education and suggested techniques for implementation. 

This course was taped during the AAMLE annual conference on March 30-31, 2015. 

SIB15040: Crosscutting Concepts
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Credit Hours: 1

Crosscutting concepts are in place to help students make connections across the different disciplines. Dr. Heidi Schweingruber, Director of the Board on Science Education, explains how these concepts are more than just a way to categorize activities; they exist to support and deepen student learning. She identifies the guiding principles for how these concepts should be used in the classroom and looks at the progression of complexity and sophistication across the grades. Having prior knowledge of the NGSS framework before taking this course is strongly encouraged.

This course was taped during the AAMLE annual conference on March 30-31, 2015. 

SIC14444: Disciplinary Literacy: Science - K-12
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Credit Hours: 4.5

In this course, Karen Ladd of the Nettleton School District discusses disciplinary literacy and how it is effectively applied in the science classroom. She begins with a thorough discussion of what disciplinary literacy means. Afterward, she introduces a science literacy lesson model and explains how it can be used as a template for designing science lessons that incorporate the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards.

This course was taped September 9, 2014 at the AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas. 

SIC15047: Elementary Science Safety and Lab Guidelines
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Credit Hours: 1

Dr. Irene Cesa, retired Director of Technical Services for Flinn Scientific, addresses specific safety issues and concerns to help current and prospective teachers safely and effectively use hands-on inquiry-based science activities in the elementary classroom. This presentation details procedures for not only creating safe activities but also for establishing a "culture of safety" in the classroom. It also describes how to identify and minimize hazards and risks, and provides general safety rules and guidelines especially useful at the elementary level.

SID14566: Literacy Strategies: Science
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Credit Hours: 1.5

This course explains why its important for every teacher to become involved in teaching students how to read, write, and comprehend the subject matter being presented to them, with a focus on strategies for teaching science. Participants will also explore the common misperception that a lack of reading skills is the root of failure in content-area courses. Refer to "Common Core and Literacy Strategies: Science" for the latest edition.

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.

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