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Engaging Learners online professional development

We are committed to supporting as many educators as possible – even the busiest people in the most remote corners of the country. Teachers can enroll independently, or PD coordinators can register teams of educators for district-wide professional development.

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Convenient PD that teachers need now!

Reasonably priced and convenient online courses through the Engaging Learners Academy. Choose the topics that are most relevant to you or your team. Work around your own schedule, these on-demand courses can be completed at your convenience! Classes are being added on a regular basis so check back often. Certificates of documentation are emailed to registrants upon completion of each course.


Getting Started with eLearning for the K-12 Classroom: Creating Effective and Engaged Learning in an eLearning Context

Presenter: Dr. Katie McKnight

Learn to create great and effective instruction for your remote-learning classroom! Dr. Katie McKnight joins other experts in the field to empower all K-12 educators as they transition to and master distance learning. Here’s what students receive: • 15 hours of professional learning • Loads of teacher-tested examples and tips to help instructors apply what they learn to their own classrooms • Strategies for grading and assessment in an eLearning context • Tools for developing and maintaining productive teacher-student relationships • Hear from experts who have worked in districts and classrooms just like yours: Dr. Lori Elliott, Dr. Jenny French, and CJ Shields

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Educational Strategies

Educational Strategies for Today’s Classroom: From Theory to Practice

Presenters: Dr. Katie McKnight, Dr. Richard Cash, and Mr. Erik Francis

Formative Assessment, Standards/Skills-Based Grading, Depth of Knowledge, Critical Thinking: these are more than just hot theories in contemporary education! They have real-world benefits for teachers and students. 5 hours of professional learning. K-12 teachers, paraeducators, curriculum developers, tutors, and school administrators will learn how to: • Develop standards/skills-based grading, even if you are required to also use traditional grades. • Construct challenges that develop critical thinking for any student, in any classroom, in any content area. • Use Webb’s DOK Levels to identify and address gaps in learning. • Encourage students to go beyond the learning expectations set by the standards whether teaching online, in the classroom, or in a hybrid situation.

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