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3 Big Ideas Hub Special Edition

Big Idea #1 - New Self-Paced Courses

These courses are free and available for you to complete at your own pace.  
  • Ensuring Equity for All In Math (10 renewal units)
  • Introduction to Gifted Students (4 renewal units)
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Overview  (1 renewal unit)
  • Student Guided Approach to Suicide Prevention (2 renewal units)
  • Growing Up WILD! Exploring Nature With Young Children (10 renewal units)
  • An Introduction to Indian Education for All in Montana (2 renewal units)
  • Check out these and all the self-paced courses here

Big Idea #2 - Upcoming Facilitated Courses

STREAM courses (15 renewal units each), March 27th – April 14th, registration opens early March

  • All About Fractions (3-5)
  • Ratio and Proportions (6-7)
  • It’s All Right: Pythagoras (7-9)
  • Functions as Objects (HS)

Paraprofessional courses, March 27th – May 2nd, registration opens March 8th

  • Autism Academy (20 renewal units)
  • Orientation to Special Education (15 renewal units)
  • These courses are specifically designed for paraprofessionals but open to all educators. 

Big Idea #3 - Featured Course: Montana Writing Education for Learners and Leaders (WELL)

This program blends a facilitated course, online meetings and in-person sessions around the state.  Take a journey through the Montana Common Core Standards for Writing, how to implement them in the classroom, and then on to what it means to be a leader. Ultimately, you will create a leadership plan and we will build a network of professional support for teachers in every corner of Montana. 

Program runs April 3rd - May 19th. Space is limited to 30 participants, registration will open March 15th.  Contact Christy Mock-Stutz for additional information (406) 444-0736.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Visit us at www.opi.mt.gov/learninghub to set up an account and sign up for courses.  Click here for a full course catalog.

Watch for the 3 Big Ideas Hub Special Edition to come out the first Monday of every month.

Jessica Bryant, Teacher Learning Hub Coordinator, (406) 444-3557