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Building relationships is the key to managing student behavior in the classroom. In this course, participants will learn strategies to build relationships with students to have a positive impact on student behavior.
In this course, participants will learn about the research on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the impact on the physical, social-emotional, and academic lives of our students, as well as classroom strategies to help educators connect to children in a positive way.
The educational environment in today’s classroom requires instruction and assessment to be rigorous for student learning. The question is, how do we define what rigor is and what it isn’t? This course will examine the idea of rigor and provide an overview of a tool capable of measuring the level of rigor in standards, instruction, […]
Everyone seems to be talking about SEL! What exactly is SEL and how is it different than supporting the whole child. Learn about the foundations of supporting all needs in the classroom. Resources with links to tools will be provided to take what is learned and apply right in the classroom.
Even the most veteran teacher will encounter a "challenging" student or group of students! Establishing a positive discipline system in the classroom will help build the environment and culture for managing all levels of student behavior. This course will explore the foundations of positive discipline and provide tips for classroom application.
This course includes information about ACEs and toxic stress, moderator guides, and resources for Paper Tigers, a movie screening IEA is sponsoring across the state, and resources on how to help you get started using trauma-informed education in your classroom and your building.
Auditory learning is a learning style in which a person learns through listening. An auditory learner depends on hearing and speaking as a main way of learning. This course will provide you with the research behind auditory learning and how Listenwise can help you build student listening skills.
Technology for lesson planning can save teachers valuable time. This course will help teachers become more efficient in their planning process. Teachers will learn about websites for lesson planning, templates, and the use of Google Drive.