New Resources for Professional Development Facilitators
AETN is excited to announce a new ArkansasIDEAS resource for professional development facilitators! Would you like to utilize ArkansasIDEAS video segments within your local face-to-face professional development sessions? Our new training resource pages make it easier to do just that! It is now easier to access all videos and training materials needed to facilitate face-to-face versions of select professional development courses currently available through the ArkansasIDEAS LMS.
Note that you must be logged into ArkansasIDEAS as a certified teacher to access these resources. Once you have logged in, the link is on the right side of the home page, within the “Teacher Training” block. Or you can access the page here.
Physics for the 21st CenturyThree new courses have been added that complete the series Physics for the 21st Century, a collaboration of Annenberg Learner and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. The courses are Biophysics, Dark Matter, and Dark Energy.
Coding Block SeriesThe coding block series, which is now available for certified teachers, provides the background knowledge needed to successfully teach students enrolled in the seventh and eighth grade coding block. The three part series consists of the courses Exploring the Basics, Making Decisions, and Fundamental Skills.
The Science of Reading: The Reading BrainIn this course Dr. Pugh, President and Director of Research at Haskins Laboratory, discusses recent studies dealing with the neuronal connections made as typically and atypically developing children learn to read. The focus of his presentation is on the various ways neuroscience and its emerging technologies can inform intervention and teaching practices.
Physics for the 21st CenturyThree new courses have been added as part of the series Physics for the 21st Century, a collaboration of Annenberg Learner and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. The courses are Macroscopic Quantum Mechanics, Manipulating Light, and Emergent Behavior in Quantum Mechanics.
Bullying Full Circle - Beyond the VictimBullying situations can be extremely tough for anyone to navigate; the word itself puts many people on edge quickly. Bullying Full Circle - Beyond the Victim is a panel discussion including a diverse group of Arkansas educators hosted by pediatrician Dr. Joseph Wright.
Refining Inquiry PracticesDr. Kathy Swan, University of Kentucky, and Dr. John Lee, North Carolina State University, provide an overview of the Inquiry Design Model, which was developed by C3 Teachers in an effort to support the implementation of the Inquiry Arc, one of the pillars of the College, Career, and Civic Life Framework for Social Studies State Standards.
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