Big Idea #1 – New Self-Paced Courses
A Universe of Learning: Digital Tools & Digital Learning (2 renewal units)
Confidence in Content: Teaching Linear Equations (6 renewal units)
G “Sweet” (Google Suite) Sampler Platter (4 renewal units)
Integrating Journalism in Your Classroom (1 renewal unit)
Using Writing to Teach Critical Thinking (1 renewal unit)
Big Idea #2 – Upcoming Facilitated Courses
Orientation to Special Education, Jan 8 – Feb 3, registration open Dec 11 (15 renewal units)
It’s Your First Year Teaching, Now What?!, Jan 15 – March 5, registration open Dec 18 (12 renewal units)
Science 3D Implementation Mentorship, Jan 22 – March 4, registration open Jan 8 (24 renewal units)
STREAM Math Courses, Jan 22 – Feb 9, registration open Jan 1 (15 renewal units each)
Describing Data (4-7)
Statistics: Inferences (HS)
Teaching & Assessing English Learners, Feb 9 – March 25, registration open Jan 26 (35 renewal units)
Big Idea #3 – Upcoming Online Communities
Can’t make the live meeting? Don’t worry, recordings will be posted. The link in parenthesis will direct you to the proper place to get more information.
- Dec 13th @ 3:45pm: National Council for Teachers of English Update (MT Writing Teachers)
- Dec 13th @ 3:45pm: MTSS Administrators Round Table Discussion (MTSS for All)
- Dec 19th @ 3:45pm: State Formative Assessments (Virtual Math Community)
- Dec 20th @ 3:45pm: Data Driven Instruction (MTSS for All)
- Jan 8th @ 4pm: Social Media – Being Involved & Protecting Yourself (Trending Teacher Topics)
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