New Online Courses

Grades 3-6: Instructional Strategies for Guided Reading that Enhance Students’ Reading Comprehension
This video-based online course includes demonstrations of six powerful instructional strategies that are ideally suited to guided reading in grades 3-6. These strategies focus students’ attention on key concepts, important details, and underlying themes in text. Some of the strategies can be used by students in their independent reading; some are designed to help teachers enrich students’ encounters with challenging text.

Grades 6-12: 101 Best Strategies for Teaching Social Studies
This online course features innovative, highly experienced and current social studies teacher, Chris Lange as he shares his favorite and most effective strategies for teaching social studies.

Grades 6-12: Accelerate Your Students’ Communicative Proficiency: Practical Strategies for Maintaining 90%+ Target Language Use in Your World Language Classroom
This online course features experienced teacher, curriculum developer, and national trainer Catherine Ritz. You will learn practical ways of achieving ACTFL’s goal of 90%+ use of target language in your world language classroom. This course also covers how to effectively structure your lessons and create comprehensive speaking performance assessments with focus on communicative proficiency.

Grades 6-12: Help Your Students Master the Next Generation Science Standards: Practical Strategies and the Best, New Tools
In this highly engaging video-based Online course, you’ll learn a wealth of effective ways to help your students master the rigorous science and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas and crosscutting concepts incorporated in the Next Generation Science Standards.

Grades 6-12: Strategies for Promoting a Growth Mindset to Increase Students’ Perseverance, Engagement and Success in Your MATH Classroom
The purpose of this program is to demonstrate strategies and techniques that can transform middle and high school students’ attitudes about math and deepen their understanding of key math concepts.

Grades 6-12: Strategies! Strategies! Strategies! Significantly Increase Students' Writing Skills
This online course is organized around video clips of a seminar by experienced English teacher and national presenter Mary Ellen Ledbetter. You'll see Mary Ellen present and demonstrate practical, time-efficient strategies for improving the writing of middle and high school students across a range of genres.

Grades K-2: Guided Reading: DIFFERENTIATING Using Small Group Instruction
This online course features literacy coach and national reading expert, Judy Lynch as she shares strategies to differentiate guiding reading during small group instruction.

Grades K-5: Helping Your Struggling Readers Become More Successful Readers: Targeted Interventions that Work!
This online course features reading specialist and national presenter Kristen Large as she shares targeted intervention strategies to help struggling readers. The course includes the following topics: assessing students, early literacy, phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency.

Grades K-6: Best New Strategies to Help Your Students Achieve the NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS
This online course features experienced NGSS educator and national presenter, Marjorie Porter, as she shares practical, learner-centered and activity-based strategies to help you integrate Next Generation Science Standards into your everyday lessons.

Grades K-6: Develop Growth Mindset in Mathematics to Increase Students' Perseverance, Engagement and Success
This online course features award-winning math teacher and national presenter, Ryan Doetch. The course focuses on research-based and classroom-proven strategies to enhance your students’ learning through developing a growth mindset.

Grades K-8: Innovative, New Activities for Strengthening Your Physical Education Program
This online course is organized around video clips of a seminar by experienced physical education teacher, national trainer and author Dennis Stands. You'll learn innovative activities and practical tips
for strengthening and energizing PE programs, grades K-8.

Grades K-8: Practical Strategies for Using Project-Based Learning to Enhance Your STEM Instruction
This course focuses on five core elements essential to successfully implementing PBL to enhance STEM in grade K-8 classrooms: planning, launching the lesson, managing the middle, integrating assessments, and the final project.

Grades K-12: Increase Your Success as a Special Education Resource Teacher
This online course features experienced special education teacher, instructional specialist, and national trainer Savanna Flakes. Savanna provides dozens of ideas, strategies and teaching tools that you can choose from to maximize learning, motivation and engagement of all your students.

Grades K-12: Integrate Your SLP Interventions into Classrooms Using Timesaving Strategies to Move from a Caseload to a Workload Approach
The purpose of this course is to expand your professional repertoire with proven, easy-to-implement options that support best practices for school-based SLPs and take into account the time, budgetary and instructional constraints in today’s busy schools.

Grades K-12: MAKERSPACES: Creating Motivating, Engaging Work Spaces for Your Library
This online course features award-winning librarian and national presenter, Tricia Kuon, as she defines, explains and demonstrates Makerspaces.

Grades K-12: Motivation, Mindset and Grit: Practical, Proven Strategies to Increase Learning
This online course is organized around video clips of a seminar by experienced educator, consultant, and national trainer Catherine Wilson. You will learn dozens of practical ways to address the challenges of working with a diverse range of students and how you can help them achieve greater motivation, grit, determination, and perseverance.

Grades K-12: RESTORATIVE DISCIPLINE: Help Your Students Improve Their Behavior and Strengthen Their Learning
This online course features veteran educator, international speaker and author - Chick Moorman. Chick shares his restorative approach to discipline and provides dozens of strategies and techniques to prevent disruptive behavior and teach appropriate behavior.

Grades K-12: School Nurses - Best, Current Practices for School Medical Emergencies
In this course, you have the opportunity to learn from experienced national trainer and practicing nurse, Sandra Moritz, as she shares up-to-date practices for dealing with a wide range of school medical emergencies.

Grades K-12: Timesaving Strategies to Integrate Your OT Interventions into Classrooms
Specifically designed for school-based occupational therapists, this On Demand online course is organized around video clips of a seminar presented by sought-after school therapist, Beverly Moskowitz.

Grades PK-2: Decrease Attention-Getting and Tantrum Behaviors: Practical Solutions
This online course features experienced Behavior Intervention Specialist, Lisa Rogers. The course focuses on strategies and research on how to decrease attention-getting and tantrum behaviors in preschool through second-grade classrooms.

Grades Pre-K and Kindergarten: Increase All Your Students' Learning with Practical, Timesaving Work Stations
This on demand, online course is organized around video clips of a seminar by experienced teacher, national trainer and author Carolyn McMahon. You'll learn how to incorporate interactive, hands-on and minds-on lessons, practical work stations and a variety of resources in literacy and math designed to enhance the learning of young children in PreK and Kindergarten.