What's New

ASBA Inspired Training and Leadership is now available for the School Boards Members audience on the LMS.
Paul Vitale uses a lively mix of engaging speech, audience participation, and illustrative anecdotes to demonstrate how school board members can improve to be community leaders who plan and dynamically follow through without giving up.
2016-11-22

Increasing Student Effort and Engaging Students is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
Denise Riley, an educational consultant with more than thirty-nine years of experience in alternative education, addresses many aspects of student effort and shares strategies for increasing motivation.
2016-11-16

The Status of Computer Science in Arkansas is now available on the LMS for the certified teachers audience.
Mr. Anthony Owen, Coordinator of Computer Science for the Arkansas Department of Education, presents an overview of developing K-12 computer science education standards and courses.
2016-10-26

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: Making What Matters Happen! is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
Dr. Judy Elliott, former Chief Academic Officer for the Los Angeles Unified School District, clarifies the common understanding and language of effective MTSS and RTI.
2016-10-11

LDC Peer Review: The Jurying Process is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
This course, which is intended for educators and coaches who are already familiar with LDC and the LDC CoreTools system but would like to become more familiar with the peer review procedure, provides the opportunity to learn about each component of jurying while using the peer review rubric to evaluate a selection of LDC Anchor Modules.
2016-10-11

Sample Lessons: Diverse Learners in Sheltered English Immersion Classrooms - Elementary is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
After implementing teaching strategies and classroom management techniques in a real classroom, Dr. Anastasia Filipek discusses them in depth with Stephanie Flinn, an ESL teacher in Fayetteville Public Schools.
2016-09-28

Making Teaming Work in the Middle Grades is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
Dr. Tomlin discusses interdisciplinary teams that work in middle-level schools, presenting the traits of an effective team and describing the "life" of a team.
2016-09-23

Learning for the Whole Child is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
Ms. Oretha Ferguson describes her project-based approach to middle-level learning.
2016-09-20

Breaking the Status Quo for Dyslexic Students: The Creation of the GRASP Academy in Duval County Public Schools is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
Superintendent Nikolai Vitti, Ed.D., describes his school district's unique and award-winning strategy for meeting the needs of dyslexic, dysgraphic, or dyscalculic students: the establishment of the GRASP Academy.
2016-09-14

Grab Your Students By Their Brains with Humor and Passion is now available for the certified teacher audience on the LMS.
Lou Anne Johnson, author of Dangerous Minds, uses the experiences she had at the beginning of her teaching career to teach others how to engage and motivate their students.
2016-08-30

Closing the Attitude Gap is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
Mr. Baruti Kafele presents advice to help educators transform student attitudes, emphasizing the importance of teacher self-reflection, overwhelmingly positive environments, and the students' will to strive.
2016-08-30

Curriculum Framework Revision: Fine Arts - Music is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
Casey Buck explains the organization and language of the newly-revised Fine Arts Curriculum Framework, using examples with an emphasis on music education.
2016-08-19

Eureka! The Art of Being is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
This course features a documentary that focuses on the Ozark town of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, home to over three hundred artists, writers, and musicians.
2016-07-12

Curriculum Framework Revision: Fine Arts - Theatre and Dance is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
This course explores the organization and layout of the new Fine Arts Curriculum Framework and includes a crosswalk with the old standards, lesson plan alignment, resource sharing, and more.
2016-07-12

Foundations for C3 Inquiry and The Inquiry Design Model (IDM): Part One is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
Professor John Lee (North Carolina State University) and Professor Kathy Swan (University of Kentucky) give an overview of the inquiry-based C3 Framework for teaching social studies at all grade levels.
2016-07-06

Foundations for C3 Inquiry and The Inquiry Design Model (IDM): Part Two is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
Professors John Lee and Kathy Swan present part two of their presentation about the C3 Framework for social studies instruction and its primary pedagogical tool, the Inquiry Design Model.
2016-07-06

Sample Lessons: Diverse Learners in Sheltered English Immersion Classrooms - Middle School is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
In this course, Dr. Anastasia Filipek provides demonstration lessons featuring teaching strategies that help ELLs to thrive in the content areas.
2016-07-06

Education for the 21st Century: Leadership and Academic Innovation is now available for the Certified Teachers audience on the LMS.
Through an engaging "storytelling-style" presentation, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski describes challenges in modern education and discusses how we might better meet the needs of all students.
2016-06-08

Understanding by Design: Day Two is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
In this course, Allison Zmuda facilitates fluent use of the UbD Template, goal clarification, and solidification of element connections.
2016-06-07

Understanding by Design: Day One is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
In this course, participants will learn about the components of Understanding by Design (UbD) as well as how to use the UbD Template to develop units that require deep thinking and application of concepts.
2016-06-07

AR History: Sanatorium Hill is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
This course features Sanatorium Hill, a documentary about the victims of tuberculosis who were isolated in a sanatorium located in Booneville, Arkansas.
2016-06-02

AR History: War in the '60s - A Civil War Documentary is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
This course features War in the '60s, an hour-long documentary film that recounts the military history and the human story of what happened in Arkansas during the American civil war.
2016-06-02

Function-Based Intervention is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
This course takes a look at function-based interventions and strategies that must be included in a Behavior Intervention Plan, or BIP.
2016-05-25

Critical Features of Behavior Intervention Planning is now available for the certified teachers audience on the LMS.
This course focuses on the critical features of the Behavior Intervention Plan, or BIP, including the Competing Behavior Pathway and function-based behavior interventions.
2016-05-25

Functional Behavioral Assessment: Interviewing and Observing is now available on the LMS for the certified teachers audience.
This course provides details for interviewing and observing during the Functional Behavioral Assessment, or FBA, process.
2016-05-25

Defining and Understanding Behavior is now available on the LMS for the certified teachers audience.
This course provides an in-depth guide to understanding and defining behaviors using the Functional Behavioral Assessment, or FBA, in accordance with Arkansas law.
2016-05-25

RTI Arkansas: Multi-Tiered System of Support for High School is now available on the LMS for the certified teachers audience.
The purpose of this module is for your RTI team to work through the Response to Intervention High School Handbook to define and describe RTI within your school.
2016-05-11

Growing Vocabulary for Student Achievement (ELB16062) is now available for the certified teachers audience in the LMS.
This course discusses the importance of providing research-based vocabulary instruction in order to improve reading comprehension.
2016-04-22

Teaching Vocabulary So Kids Will Beg For More is now available for the Certified Teachers audience on the LMS.
The presenter explains techniques that make vocabulary instruction meaningful and fun for students.
2016-04-20

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (DYC15085)
This course focuses on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and how it ties into Act 1294.
2016-03-09

Elementary Science and Safety Guidelines (SIC15047)
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.
2016-03-09

School-Based Identification of Students with Characteristics of Dyslexia (DYC15034)
Led by Vicki King, Dyslexia Specialist for the Arkansas Department of Education, this course covers a review of the current definition of dyslexia, the core principles of dyslexia identification, case studies, and step-by-step procedures for analyzing evaluations.
2016-03-09

The Latest in Heat Illness, Recognition, and Treatment (HWG16014)
This course provides an overview of the different types of heat illness, detailing the prevention, recognition, and treatment for heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.
2016-03-09

Shifts in Science Education: Standards, Curriculum, and Instruction (LAC15041)
In addition to exploring the major instructional shifts, this course provides background information on the development of the standards, recommendations for curriculum planning and development, and resources helpful for implementing the three dimensions of science education.
2016-03-09

Sports Medicine for Coaches: Heat Illness (HWG15065)
This course provides critical information for the prevention of exertional heat stroke in adolescent athletes.
2016-03-09

State Board of Education Adopts Arkansas K-12 Science Standards for Grades K-4 and 5-8
The Arkansas State Board of Education unanimously voted today to adopt the Arkansas K-12 Science Standards for Grades K-4 and 5-8.
2015-06-19

Parental Involvement Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed educators.
2015-03-18

Parental Involvement Online PD! (for administrators)
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for administrators. (for administrators)
2015-03-18

AASCD - Five Levers: Leadership and Administration Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed educators.
2015-03-11

Disciplinary Literacy: Science - K-12 Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed educators.
2015-02-03

Special Education Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for special education ADE licensed educators.
2015-01-29

Disciplinary Literacy/ Physical Education Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed PE educators.
2015-01-21

Professional Licensure Standards Board: K-12 Cyber Citizenship/Leadership and Administration Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed educators.
2015-01-21

Disciplinary Literacy: Art Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed art educators.
2015-01-21

Professional Licensure Standards Board: Social Media Guidelines/Leadership and Administration Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed educators.
2015-01-13

My Child, My Student/Parental Involvement Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed educators.
2014-12-19

Dyslexia Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE: IDEAS-ADE: Dyslexia - Introduction to Principles of Assessment and Instruction
2014-12-19

Disciplinary Literacy: K-12 Music Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed Music Educators.
2014-11-25

Disciplinary Literacy: Social Studies Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed educators.
2014-11-24

IDEAS - AAMLE: Implementing ELA Standards Even When You're Not an English Teacher/Instructional Strategies Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed educators.
2014-11-18

AAMLE - Close Reading and Text-Dependent Questions: Help Me Do Them in My Classroom!/English Language Arts Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed educators.
2014-11-18

IDEAS – AETN: 108 Degrees [Critical Response] a Health and Wellness & Parental Involvement Online PD!
ArkansasIDEAS presents a new online COURSE for ADE licensed educators.
2014-09-16