Category "Teaching & Education"

  • Surviving an Active Shooter Situation

    Unfortunately, shooting situations are becoming commonplace in communities throughout the country. An active shooter situation can occur anywhere – in schools, public/private businesses, and places of worship. Are you prepared to defend yourself and your family against a shooter? Our Surviving an Active Shooter Situation course discusses the techniques for escaping, sheltering to hide, and sheltering to fight.
  • Project Based Learning Techniques

    One challenge for teachers trying to incorporate Project Based Learning (PBL) strategies into their classroom is having the knowledge to implement effectively. Our Project Based Learning Techniques course will help guide you through the process of setting up beneficial learning environments. We cover theories behind PBL, as well as planning activities, assessment, feedback, and reflection strategies.
  • IEPs for English Language Learners

    An Individualized Education Plan serves as a blueprint for learners who are eligible for special education services. English Language Leaners who also qualify for an IEP are a unique group of students who require specialized instruction and highly trained educators who understand their diverse needs. Placing students into special education programs is framed within a multi-tiered model that serves as a foundation of IEP development.
  • Creating Safe Classroom Environments

    As an educator, you work to make sure your students are in a physically safe classroom environment, but what about socially and emotionally? It is extremely important for students to feel valued, that their social identity and cultures are accepted, and that they are welcomed members of the classroom.
  • Instruction for Academically Diverse Classrooms

    This course will focus on the belief that all classrooms are heterogeneous on many levels, as are the students in them. This course will assist teachers seeking to create learning environments that address the variability that is typical of academically diverse classrooms.
  • Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Are you looking for ways to enhance your practice of teaching? Do you need to find new and exciting ways to engage your students? Our Student Engagement and Learning course explores the potential of formative assessment and techniques for improving student learning. We summarize key research on classroom formative assessment and show how these practices have a greater impact on educational achievement than most other reforms.
  • Student Engagement and Learning

    Are you looking for ways to enhance your practice of teaching? Do you need to find new and exciting ways to engage your students? Our Student Engagement and Learning course explores the potential of formative assessment and techniques for improving student learning. We summarize key research on classroom formative assessment and show how these practices have a greater impact on educational achievement than most other reforms.
  • STEM in the Elementary Classroom

    Are you looking for new ways to foster communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity skills for your students? Are you interested in STEM concepts but aren’t sure how to incorporate them into your elementary classroom? STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math which are all vital content areas for knowledge and development.
  • Raising Healthy Children

    There are real forces in our lives that trigger our bodies into putting on fat.  Stresses cause our bodies to act like human fat storage machines.  Turning off our FAT switch is the key to weight loss.  This course will examine the basic steps in turning off this switch, allowing our bodies to lose weight easily and automatically. Making subtle changes to feeding children and the psychology with which children are approached regarding healthy diet and lifestyle changes can make all the difference in the world.
  • Discover a Career as a Teaching Assistant

    Our Discover a Career as a Teaching Assistant courses provides a comprehensive overview of this rewarding career in the education field. Our course covers the various ways paraprofessionals support the overall development of the child and it also introduces effective instructional strategies and behavior management techniques. Understanding ways paraprofessionals support the classroom, academically and emotionally, will help define how vital this profession is.