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May 29th 2017

The Tinkering Fundamentals course will offer educators and enthusiasts an opportunity to develop a practice of tinkering and making. We see tinkering as a serious endeavor -- one that is generalizable across content and especially good at interweaving disciplines in a way that leads to complex projects and individualized learning opportunities.

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May 22nd 2017

Emerging technologies are quickly gaining momentum in the field of virtual K-12 instruction. In this course, we will explore how the latest trends in the use of technology affect student learning and engagement.

Average: 7.3 (3 votes)
May 22nd 2017

Are you an educator? Have you ever wanted to understand more about how to design your class to make better use of educational technology – whether fully online or in blended contexts? Would you like to learn from those who have extensive practical experience with online technologies? The Learning to Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC will help you develop a working understanding of successful online teaching strategies that you can apply in your own practice. The course is based upon the multi award winning open educational resource developed by Dr Simon McIntyre and Karin Watson.

Average: 4.4 (8 votes)
May 22nd 2017

This course will help you ‘up’ your game and develop the advanced level skills and techniques that elude even some of the most experienced virtual teachers.

Average: 3.5 (4 votes)
May 15th 2017

This course is designed for classroom teachers who juggle time-sensitive tasks and often-exhausting teaching schedules.

Average: 5.3 (13 votes)
May 15th 2017

Learn and practice strategies for coaching teachers to make meaningful, long-lasting improvements in their instruction.

Average: 3.8 (11 votes)
May 15th 2017

This course introduces teachers and interested adults to K12 blended and online learning. Participants will design a blended or online unit and develop one module to use with K12 students.

Average: 7.4 (7 votes)
May 15th 2017

Learn 3 high leverage ideas and techniques to thrive in your first (or fifteenth) year of teaching.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
May 15th 2017

O curso Gestão para a Aprendizagem: Módulo Gestão Estratégica aborda uma nova concepção de gestão escolar focada na aprendizagem dos alunos e nas dimensões de trabalho do gestor visando o sucesso escolar. O cerne do curso é o planejamento estratégico e os instrumentos práticos, tais como a caracterização da comunidade escolar, a avaliação de eficácia, a análise SWOT e o plano de ação.

Average: 4.3 (4 votes)
May 15th 2017

The teacher’s work becomes meaningful when it is informed by research and theories of learning, and their relationship to actual practice. This course provides an opportunity for you to identify and understand students’ expectations and prior learning.

Average: 5 (7 votes)
May 15th 2017

Join us on this course to explore how mentors can support and develop the work of teachers in schools. The course aims to support mentors working with teachers by offering them strategies and tools for their work with teachers as well as examples of effective mentorship approaches leading to more effective, happier, and successful teachers. The course offers a framework for mentors of all experience levels to exchange ideas, experiences and resources.

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May 8th 2017

Positive psychology meets K-12 pedagogy. This course explores key ideas of positive psychology and shows how great teachers apply those lessons to maximize student engagement and accomplishment. Through lectures, discussions, interviews and footage of great educators in action, you’ll learn how to integrate character-based objectives into your own teaching.

Average: 7.2 (6 votes)
Apr 24th 2017

Grow your skills as a teacher and learn more about professional development for teachers with this online course. Keeping up professional development as a teacher can be hard to fit into a busy timetable. It doesn’t need to be. This online course, broken into simple steps, will help you develop your reflective skills and improve your practice in the classroom.

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Apr 10th 2017

The online safety MOOC aims to empower primary and secondary teachers and give them a better understanding of the opportunities, risks and challenges presented to children and young people, and their parents and teachers, in the online world of the 21st century. Teachers will learn about a variety of topics such as media literacy, cyber bullying, online relationships, sexting, online hate speech and radicalization, and will be provided with high-quality resources to address these issues.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Mar 20th 2017

The Fraction Foundations MOOC-Ed will help you teach fractions concepts and skills more effectively through understanding students' thinking and implementing research-based approaches in your classroom. It will help you address rigorous curriculum standards for fractions, whether from the Common Core State Standards or from other up-to-date standards.

Average: 4 (3 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

This short course will provide an introductory, hands-on introduction to statistics used in educational research and evaluation. Participants will learn statistical concepts, principles, and procedures by building Excel spreadsheets from scratch in a guided learning approach using very short video-based tutorials.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)
Oct 17th 2016

With campuses now under fire for their course content not complying with 504, 508 and WACG2.0 guidelines, it is timely to visit the topic of accessibility in the educational setting. This MOOC introduces the importance of accessibility as an essential communication tool to provide equal, barrier-free access to information for educational institutions.

Average: 8.5 (4 votes)
Sep 15th 2016

Are you a teacher of young learners? Are you involved in young peoples’ extra-curricular activities? Then this course could be for you. Whatever subjects you normally teach, you and your learners are surrounded by modern digital technology. This course will help you to encourage today’s young digital consumers to become tomorrow’s digital creators. It is based around the popular Scratch system that is capturing the imagination of children around the globe.
You’ll be truly amazed at how fast your learners get up to speed with coding skills. And if you’ve never written a line of code in your life, don’t worry. This course will get you started step-by-step.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Aug 1st 2016

A valuable introduction to the pedagogy of healthcare simulation, how it’s used and the value it provides learners and patients.

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Jun 1st 2016

Learn inquiry-based classroom practices to engage students in education through exploration. Inquiry-based learning aims to increase student engagement by helping learners develop hands-on, minds-on skills. This education and teacher training course explores the 5E instructional model and its uses in the classroom. You will have the opportunity to learn from videos of classroom teachers modeling a 5E lesson and access teacher commentary as they use inquiry-based strategies with their students. As a result, you will develop the skills and strategies needed to implement inquiry-based instruction in your own classroom.

Average: 1.5 (2 votes)

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