Big Idea #1 - New Self-Paced Courses

At-Risk: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Role-Play Simulations

  • Make your way through three grade band specific role-play simulations; learn to recognize when a student is in distress; initiate a conversation with a student about your concerns; and, connect student and parents with support services.

Tech Tools You Can Use Tomorrow (HS)

  • This course will guide you through a collection of content specific digital tools to "tech your teaching up a notch!" You will be asked to consider the content, pedagogy, and, of course, technology, that will help your students be better learners and creators in the digital age.

Exploring Inquiry with NASA

  • This interactive course is set up to assist you in using the NASA website for supplementing textbook reading with inquiry-based activities by experiencing a few lessons as your students would.

Big Idea #2 - Upcoming Facilitated Courses

STREAM Math Courses (15 renewal units each)

Big Idea #3 - Upcoming Online Professional Learning Communities 

  • Oct 11th @ 3:45pm: Writing – 6+1 Traits with Jacqueline Raphael (Education Northwest)
  • Oct 18th @ 3:45pm: Science – Developing and Using Models
  • Oct 25th @ 3:30pm: Data and Assessment – Using Interim Assessment Data
  • Oct 25th @ 3:45pm: Multi-Tiered Systems of Support – District Implementation
  • Go back and watch Trending Teacher Topics - Being Professional and Networking (Oct 2nd)
  • Coming Soon: Arts, Math, and Special Education 


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

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