• Learn and practice implementing project-based learning in your classroom.

    Learn about and put into practice a proven effective instructional approach for preparing our students not just to face the real world, but to make it better! Project-Based Learning: Connecting Classrooms to the Real World offers teachers a convincing argument for implementing project-based learning (PBL) in their classrooms to promote success in academia, in future professions, and in life. Teachers will be equipped with practical tools and resources to take steps toward, or even fully dive into, a research-proven more satisfying and effective way to teach.

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    Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].   Customer Review “I thoroughly enjoyed this class. Feedback was thorough and quick. The assignments were engaging and challenging.” “I will use the knowledge gained from this class to formulate essential questions and collaborative projects across content areas.”
  • Develop an increased awareness of the need both nationally and locally to meet the need of ENL students based on data and research.

    Key deliverables include: written responses reflecting participants’ analysis of ENL demographic data, current ENL state standards, and instructional practices; practice of, and reflection about, constructive academic conversations and technology tools in the classroom, specifically to promote ENL mastery; creating a lesson plan that incorporates learning into classroom practices; course summary with practical application and reflection. Key activities include reading, watching videos, researching, reflecting, analyzing, and planning.

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    (Syllabus is the same as the ASPDP version of the course) Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].   Customer Review “This course prepares you to implement different strategies to differentiate lessons for ELL students as well as introduces you to a set to technological tools to help ELLs acquire language based on the new Common Core applied standards.”
  • What are the causes and consequences of gaps in education opportunities, achievement, and outcomes among the students we serve as well as ways to reverse and close these gaps?

    This course explores and informs upon the impermissible gaps our students face based on linguistic backgrounds, socio-economic levels, gender, race, and other factors.  Gain a renewed conviction as well as an enriched repertoire of strategies that will increase equity in and through education.

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    (Syllabus is the same as the ASPDP version of the course) Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].
  • Learn the value of movement and exercise, with the benefits it provides to learning, health (including physical, mental and social health), behavior and classroom management in the classroom, and even educators’ ability to thrive in the teaching profession!

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    (Syllabus is the same as the ASPDP version of the course) Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].
  • Explore universal factors of success called "habits of mind" that can be fostered and developed in your students through guidance and practice.

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    (Syllabus is the same as the ASPDP version of the course) Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].   Customer Reviews "This was my favorite course! I learned about how important habits of mind are for myself and my students." "I really appreciated learning about the link between character and academic achievement, as well as where the school's role is in developing them."
  • Learn how to use the iPad for increased student learning and engagement.

    In this class, you will be led from the basics of how to turn on an iPad, all the way to how to use it to do math problems, help English Language Learners, and utilize key apps that enhance learning.

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    Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].
  • View Syllabus

    (Syllabus is the same as the ASPDP version of the course) Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].
  • Equipped with an understanding of music and its role in cognitive and social development, participants will explore and articulate strategies for using music to enhance classroom learning.

    Learn to create lesson plans, write reflective and critical responses, share ideas and experiences, and become familiar with technological resources for integrating music.

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    (Syllabus is the same as the ASPDP version of the course) Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].
  • Unlock student creativity and self-expression to enhance learning across all disciplines by nurturing a love of creative writing that incorporates technology and digital media.

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    (Syllabus is the same as the ASPDP version of the course) Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].
  • View Syllabus

    (Syllabus is the same as the ASPDP version of the course) Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].
  • Understand the nature of stress and learn to foster healthy relationships in order to improve teacher effectiveness and student learning in the classroom.

    Learn foundational principles related to the brain’s structure, functioning, and development, especially related to relationships and stress, in order to better create, through definite actions, a conducive learning environment.

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    (Syllabus is the same as the ASPDP version of the course) Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].   Customer Review "Every once in a while we take a PD that breathes life in to your teaching and re-invigorates your outlook. This course did just that. It breathed some life in to me and reinvigorated my view on education."
  • Learn to integrate the critical component of formative assessment into your teaching practices to support students’ mastery of ALL academic standards and provide quality instruction.

    Build up your understanding, knowledge-base, and repertoire of techniques and strategies related to formative assessment. If you care about providing quality instruction, this course is a must for every K-12 educator!

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    (Syllabus is the same as the ASPDP version of the course) Credits and Registration Instructions
    • Earn up to 45 CTLE credit hours towards NYS Professional Development requirements.
    • Get 6 months of enrollment from your time of purchase.
    • Receive a certificate of completion after you finish the course.
    Please check with your school district or local authority on whether the kind of credit this course provides can be used towards meeting your professional development, salary differential, or credential renewal needs. For questions and group rates, email [email protected].
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