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  • A Guide to Differentiating Instruction for Gifted and Talented Students - IL

    Differentiating curriculum and instruction for the diverse learning styles and proficiency levels of students...

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  • A History of American Women’s Rights: From Susan B. Anthony to the Present - IL

    Throughout most of American history, women have enjoyed fewer rights, freedoms, and social and career opportu...

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  • A Practical Approach to Partnering Pedagogy - IL

    This course provides teachers the resources they need to implement Partnering Pedagogy in their classrooms.&n...

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  • A Teacher's Guide to HIV/AIDS - IL

    HIV/AIDS (Human-Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is one of the greatest public hea...

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  • Achieving a Work-Life Balance in Teaching - IL

    Attaining a work-life balance means feeling engaged, effective, and satisfied in each aspect of life. This co...

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  • Activating Creativity Through Literacy in ELA - IL (Grades 6-12)

      Creativity is often undervalued as a powerful tool in schools because it isn’t a requirement of...

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  • Activating Creativity Through Literacy in ELA - IL (Grades K-5)

      Creativity if often undervalued as a powerful tool in schools because it isn’t a requirement of...

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  • America During the Thirties: The Great Depression, Dust Bowl, and The New Deal - IL

    In this course, the teacher will examine the events and people of 1930s America. The teacher will analyze and...

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  • America's Wars: From the Civil War to Vietnam - IL

    America, a nation founded by war, has started, supported, avoided, and ended many wars throughout history. In...

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  • An Educator's Guide to the Common Core - IL

    This course provides the teacher with an introductory overview of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The...

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  • An Effective Guide For Integrating Debate in the Classroom - IL

    We intend this course to help all teachers and educational professionals develop the skills needed to incorpo...

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  • Ancient Greece - IL

    Between approximately 600 and 400 B.C., the world saw the rise, golden age, and fall of one of the greatest s...

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  • Ancient Rome: Rise of an Empire - IL

    Ancient Rome, considered by many to match only Ancient Greece in terms of historical contributions to politic...

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  • Applying the Habits of Mind in the Classroom and Beyond - IL

    In this course, you will explore personal mindset and the role that mindset plays in developing your beliefs ...

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  • Athletic Speed and Agility - IL

    There are several factors that make athletes successful in sports; the most common of which are skill and str...

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  • Basketball John Wooden's Way - IL

    Arguably the most successful college basketball coach of all time, John Wooden not only had a passion for coa...

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  • Be Versatile with Verse: Poetry in the Classroom - IL

    Even though we may not realize it, our lives are infused with poetry. Adults sing rhythmic lullabies to babie...

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  • Better Teaching and Learning With Formative Assessment - IL

    Formative assessment, a range of informal and formal assessments teachers can use to modify instruction to be...

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  • Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts (6-12) - IL

    Students are now digital natives: tech-savvy individuals whose regular interaction with technology influences...

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  • Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts (K-5) - IL

    Students are now digital natives: tech-savvy individuals whose regular interaction with technology influences...

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  • Bridging the Gap: Tech Tools for the Inclusive Classroom (6-12) - IL

    As a teacher, you are required to cultivate a safe and inclusive learning environment that meets&nb...

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  • Bridging the Gap: Tech Tools for the Inclusive Classroom (K-5) - IL

    As a teacher, you are required to cultivate a safe and inclusive learning environment that meets&nb...

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  • Building an Effective Elementary Mathematics Curriculum - IL

    This course is designed to help teachers in elementary school (grades K-6) develop a strong and robust mathem...

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  • Building Blocks for Success: Scaffolding in the Classroom - IL

    Each student enters the classroom with a different set of skills, abilities, and needs, which can pose a chal...

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  • Building Cultural Competency to Improve Instruction and Student Achievement - IL

    This course is designed to provide teachers with the tools necessary to understand how to teach with cultural...

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  • Building Effective Communication Skills in the Classroom - IL

    How we communicate impacts every aspect of our lives, from interpersonal to professional.  This course w...

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  • Building Film Study into Your Instruction - IL

    Students are typically enthusiastic, but passive consumers of films, which can make teaching them partic...

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  • Building Meaningful Partnerships: Connecting Schools, Families, and Communities - IL

    Educating young people is a task shared by many parties. A student’s success no longer rests solely in ...

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  • Building Parent Engagement - IL

    Parents play an integral role in their child’s education, and one of the biggest challenges – and...

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  • Building Presentation Skills for Success - IL

    In this course, teachers discover how to create an environment that aids learners in strengthening their pres...

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  • Building Student Character Through Service Learning - IL

    With its focus on problem solving and authentic, real world application, service learning is one of the most ...

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  • Bullies - IL

    Bullying is systemic in our schools and few, if any, are immune to its harmful effects. This phenomen...

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  • Chemists in the Making: Fostering Inquiry with Science Notebooks - IL

    Scientific inquiry in chemistry asks students to answer real world problems like “How does nail polish ...

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  • Child Development and Psychology: Middle Childhood - IL

    This course explores child development theories and takes an in-depth look at children’s physical, cogn...

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  • Children in Crisis - IL

    Today, it is the lucky few that have a childhood with minimal struggle. Poverty, drug use, and other crises a...

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  • Children’s Friendships - IL

    Throughout the elementary and early middle school years, children’s friendships are growing, solidifyin...

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  • Classroom Management Strategies for an Organized Classroom - IL

    The teacher is the most important factor influencing student achievement. Classroom management encompasses al...

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  • Classroom Management Strategies for Student-Centered Instruction - IL

    Classroom management has traditionally been teacher-centered, with the instructor in front of the class, dict...

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  • Closing the Gender Gap in STEM - IL

    This course explores the nature of the gender gap in math and science and investigates how it can best be clo...

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  • Co-Teaching Strategies - IL

    This course provides teachers with an in-depth exploration of strategies and best practices to strengthen the...

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  • Coaching for Character - IL

    Coaches play a unique role in a child’s life. Somewhere between parent, friend, and teacher, the c...

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  • Coaching Students Toward College - IL

    Most students enter high school believing that they will attend college at some point, but not all students e...

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  • Coaching the Female Athlete - IL

    There is a distinct difference when coaching males or females.  This claim could cause debate at face va...

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  • Common Core State Standards for English Language Learners - IL

    In this course, participants will learn the skills, strategies, and instructional best practices essential fo...

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  • Conflict Resolution: For the Elementary Teacher - IL

    In a world where violent conflict is abundant on TV, in video games, on the web, and even in the news, childr...

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  • Constructing and Evaluating a Curriculum - IL

    This course provides an in-depth study of curriculum development and delivery. The information and activities...

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  • Crafting Engaging Elementary Science Instruction with Stories - IL

    When students engage in scientific inquiry they pose questions and seek answers about the world around them. ...

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  • Crafting Student Assessment in Art - IL

    Trying to fit art instruction and assessment into neat boxes is virtually impossible. Because there are so ma...

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  • Creating a Classroom Culture to Cure Violence - IL (6-12)

    Studies show that exposure to school violence can impair students’ cognitive functioning, social develo...

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  • Creating a Classroom Space for Open Conversations - IL

    Education has traditionally cast the instructor as a “sage on the stage” ––the teache...

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  • Creating a Cooperative Learning Classroom - IL

    Cooperative learning encourages students to work together to maximize their own and each other’s learni...

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  • Creating a Successful Practice in the First Years of Teaching - IL

    Teaching can be a deeply meaningful and impactful profession, filled with the joy of helping children realize...

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  • Cultivating Student-Centered Classrooms - IL (6-12)

    Classroom management is an essential piece of any successful learning environment; however, traditionally, it...

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  • Cultivating Student-Centered Classrooms - IL (K-5)

    Classroom management is an essential piece of any successful learning environment; however, traditionally, it...

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  • Cultivating Youth Activists and Change Agents in the Classroom - IL

    Young people have been at the forefront of large social movements throughout time. From civil rights movement...

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  • Designing and Implementing Quality STEM Instruction - IL

    The term STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) has become increasingly popular in educatio...

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  • Differentiated Instruction - IL

    Most teachers know that students do not fall neatly into one homogeneous group; all students have different l...

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  • Drugs, Kids, and Teachers - IL

    When young people experiment with drugs and alcohol—and statistics indicate that many of them do—...

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  • Educating for Character & Values - IL

    Character and values are vital for child development; they teach students what it means to be a good citizen ...

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  • Effective Classroom Management for the 21st Century - IL

    The challenges teachers face in today’s classroom are astounding. As well as teaching content, teachers...

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  • Effective Classroom Management: Grades 7-12 - IL

    An engaged, well-managed classroom is vital to student achievement, but for many teachers, classroom manageme...

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  • Effective Classroom Management: Grades K-6 - IL

    Teachers today face many different classroom management and discipline problems than previous generations.&nb...

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  • Effective Teaching and Learning with Scientific Inquiry, Grades 3-8 - IL

    Teachers often hear that students cannot think critically, ask thoughtful questions, or analyze text. While m...

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  • Effective Teaching and Learning with Scientific Inquiry, Grades 9-12 - IL

    Teachers often hear that students cannot think critically, ask thoughtful questions, or analyze text. While m...

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  • Ellis Island and Immigration in the 19th and 20th Centuries - IL

    The story of Ellis Island is ultimately the story of what it means to be an American.  For most of New Y...

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  • Emotions and Learning - IL

    This course will help teachers understand the components of emotional intelligence and recognize the emotiona...

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  • Enabling Self-Regulated Learning Through Journaling - IL

    Self-regulated learning (SRL) theory and research is empowering us to equip our students with necessary 21st-...

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  • Endangered Species and Mass Extinction Events - IL

    There have been five mass extinction events (MEEs) throughout Earth’s history, which taken as a whole h...

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  • ePortfolio Tools for the Classroom - IL

    Learning portfolios have been a best practice in the classroom long before the digital age. However, with new...

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  • Essential Classroom Technology for Teachers - IL

    In the 21st century, technology is an integral part of education, society, and the workplace, which means tha...

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  • Essential Teaching Practices for the 21st Century Teacher - IL

    21st century teaching requires a new approach that actively meets the needs of digital natives (students that...

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  • Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Counseling - IL

    This course provides an evaluation of industry-accepted ethical codes within the fields of counseling, psycho...

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  • Everyone Has a Story to Tell: Narrative in the Classroom - IL

    Stories are how we connect as a culture. By infusing personal stories, or narrative, into the curriculum, a t...

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  • Facilitating Discussions About Violence and Trauma in the Classroom (9-12) - IL

    Teens are strongly impacted by tragedy and crisis in the world around them. Responses to global, local, and p...

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  • Facilitating Discussions About Violence and Trauma in the Classroom (K-8) - IL

    Children are strongly impacted by tragedy and crisis in the world around them. Responses to global, local, an...

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  • Feedback is a Gift: Framing Difficult Conversations - IL

    No one really likes difficult conversations, but as educators, we cannot avoid them. Whether they are between...

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  • Flipping Your Classroom: Redefining Homework and Instruction - IL

    Would you be willing to turn your traditional classroom on its head if you thought it would increase student ...

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  • Forgotten Moments in History - IL

    In this course, the teacher will examine the often-forgotten history of the United States by examining the fi...

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  • Fostering Artistic Literacy Using the National Core Arts Standards - IL (9-12)

    We often talk about what it means for students to be literate across subject areas like math and science, but...

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  • From Burnout to Productivity: Creating a Path for Teacher Wellness - IL

    “I've always been the type of teacher who's tired at the end of the school year because I've given my a...

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  • From the Inner City to the Ivy League: Rethinking Urban Education (6-12) - IL

    What comes to mind when you hear the phrase, urban education? Do you, perhaps, think of schools in the inner-...

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  • From the Inner City to the Ivy League: Rethinking Urban Education (K-5) - IL

    What comes to mind when you hear the phrase, urban education? Do you, perhaps, think of schools in the inner-...

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  • Fundamentals of Teaching Mathematics - IL

    This course will include methods for introducing students to mathematical reasoning, sets and functions, and ...

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  • Game On! Getting Kids Pumped in P.E. Class - IL

    This course provides an array of motivational strategies P.E. teachers can use to engage students in effectiv...

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  • Getting off on the Right Foot With Bell-Ringers - IL

    The first five minutes of class. They can be some of the most challenging minutes of the day, in terms of get...

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  • Grading for Mastery: Guiding Students Though the Learning Process - IL

    This course will examine the history and purposes of grading. The various types of assessments and their purp...

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  • Health, Wellness, and Fitness: A New Look - IL

    The prevalence of obesity in children has more than tripled in the last three decades. Obesity is a major con...

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  • Helping Kids Write - IL

    Writing is a complex activity.  It is more than just a skill or talent, it is a means of investigation a...

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  • History of Great Britain: 18th Century to the Present - IL

    Students cannot be fully understand the history of Great Britain without a deep examination of British imperi...

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  • History of Slavery in America: 1600s-1800s - IL

    Slavery is inexorably entwined with the history of American economics, politics, culture, and race relations....

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  • How the Weather Works - IL

    The weather affects every one of us, every day, yet many students do not understand how various climatic patt...

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  • How to Stop Playing Catch-Up: Time Management for Teachers - IL

    For many teachers, it feels like there is never enough time to do everything for work and still have time to ...

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  • Ice Ages and Glaciation - IL

    Outside of the movies, most students have little understanding of ice ages; the most recent was approximately...

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  • Identifying and Preventing Eating and Exercise Disorders - IL

    Recent surveys have found that in our current society, more than 80% of young women[1] and 40% of young men[2...

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  • Implementing Creative Projects in Literacy - IL (Grades 6-12)

      Our students will be entering a world and job market that is full of unforeseen challenges that requi...

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  • Implementing Creative Projects in Literacy - IL (Grades K-5)

      Do you think you are creative? How about your students? Can creativity be taught? What do you actuall...

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  • Instructional Strategies for Diverse Student Populations - IL

    This course explores the culturally diverse classroom with a focus on cultural competence and effective pract...

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  • Integrating Common Core Literacy Across Subjects, Grades 6-12 - IL

    While many teachers may associate the Common Core State Standards with English Language Arts (ELA) and Math, ...

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  • Integrating Engineering Design With Middle And High School Science Instruction - IL

    Effective science instruction that integrates engineering principles teaches students to solve complex proble...

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  • It’s Getting Hot in Here: Exploring the Past, Present, and Future of Climate Change - IL

    The concentration of carbon dioxide (a greenhouse gas that traps heat) in the atmosphere is now more than 40%...

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  • Journaling and Creative Writing in the Elementary Classroom - IL

    Journal and creative writing in the classroom provides valuable skills for students’ academic and perso...

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  • Kindness: Can it be Taught? - IL

     This course will examine the biological roots of kindness that are present in all people at birth. Conc...

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  • Learning Disabilities from Substance Abuse - IL

    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is amongst the most damaging and pervasive of developmental disabilities, and un...

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  • Learning Disabilities: Some Direction - IL

    Knowing how to teach students with learning disabilities is a necessity in the modern classroom.  With t...

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  • Level Up! Student Achievement Through Gamification and Game-Based Learning - IL

    Video games are characterized by compelling storylines, immediate feedback, and rewards for achievements, all...

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  • Literature to Teach Life Lessons - IL

    A person’s emotional intelligence is shaped by his or her childhood experience.  If nurtured and s...

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  • Making Thinking Visible - IL

     How often do you stop and consider what strong thinking skills really look like? And, how often do you ...

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  • Managing the Art Classroom - IL

    What art teacher doesn’t crave a controlled learning environment where students are respectful of each ...

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  • Math Literacy for Successful Students (3-5) - IL

    Teaching mathematics in the upper elementary classroom (grades 3-5) is mar...

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  • Math Literacy for Successful Students (K-2) - IL

    Teaching mathematics in the lower elementary classroom (grades K-2) is markedly different ...

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  • Motivating Student Athletes and Sport Psychology - IL

    Motivation is an energy—an energy to do, to accomplish, to succeed.  Without motivation a team wil...

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  • Nature Education and Environmental Literacy - IL

    21st century children are increasingly indoors, over-scheduled, and tied to technology, and many schools have...

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  • Never Judge a Book by Its Cover: Perspectives on Social Justice Education - IL

    Most teachers recognize that though they may control their classroom culture, they do not control the world s...

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  • Next Generation Science Standards: A New Framework for Authentic Science Instruction - IL

    The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are a new set of science educational standards that address need...

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  • Operation Organization: Establishing Order in Your Classroom - IL

    A well-organized classroom is an important instructional tool. When everything has a place and there is a cle...

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  • Overcoming Depression - IL

    Depression, often considered a primarily adult condition, is on the rise amongst children and teens. Childhoo...

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  • Own Your Words: Effective Vocabulary Instruction - IL

    When we “own” our words, we are effective speakers, listeners, readers, and writers. It is crucia...

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  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports for Successful Classrooms - IL

     Has classroom management become an endless chore that minimizes teaching and learning time, and impedes...

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  • Preparing for Inclusion - IL

    Teachers today face daily challenges of high workloads, budget cuts, and increasing class sizes. Under the cu...

    $449.00

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  • Preparing Students for College: Teaching Writing Across Content Areas - IL

    This course is the study of the methods and materials that are best-suited for teaching writing in the conten...

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  • Preventing Teenage Suicide - IL

    Take a moment to consider these startling statistics: Among 12- 18-year-olds, suicide is the second leading c...

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  • Problem Solving in Mathematics - IL

    The ability, and desire, to solve problems creatively and flexibly is becoming increasingly essential in toda...

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  • Project-Based Learning in the Elementary Classroom - IL

    If you’re looking for strategies for creating consistently engaging lessons that promote critical think...

    $449.00

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  • Project-Based Learning in the Middle and High School Classroom - IL

    If you’re looking for strategies for creating consistently engaging lessons that promote critical think...

    $449.00

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  • Reaching and Teaching Gifted Students in the Regular Classroom - IL

    A gifted child may be defined as one who has “exceptional abilities in any area of learning that signif...

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  • Read Between the Lines: Developing a Critical Historical Perspective - IL

    In this course, teachers will learn best practices for engaging students in building critical historical pers...

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  • Read Out! Building Students' Literacy and Love of Reading Through Read Alouds - IL

    While the benefits of the read aloud were established 30 years ago, many teachers have little or no experienc...

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  • Real-World Applications for Algebra - IL

    This course begins by providing a foundation in basic algebraic principles, including equations, functions, a...

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  • Reigniting the Teaching Spirit - IL

    If you are a teacher at heart, but amidst the current culture of education with its emphasis on test scores, ...

    $449.00

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  • Reimagining Literature: Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom - IL

    Graphic novels have long been considered the less worthy cousin of traditional literature. Believed to lack a...

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  • Research Your Classroom: Improving Practice Through Teacher Inquiry - IL

    Are there certain aspects of your classroom that you wish you could change? Do you feel like you would have a...

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  • Resiliency: Coping with Academic and Emotional Adversity - IL

    Resiliency is one of the most critical skills with which we can equip children. The ability to experience str...

    $449.00

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  • Respect, Educate, and Protect: Cultivating Digital Citizenship in 21st Century Learners - IL

    Technology integration is a large priority for most schools today. Important 21st century skills such as comm...

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  • Rewiring Education - IL

    We hear about 21st century skills all the time in education, the news, and in governmental policies. But what...

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  • Safe Spaces and Affirming Faces: Supporting LGBTQ Youth in Schools - IL

    Supporting LGBTQ students in schools can feel like a daunting task if structures are not in place to facilita...

    $449.00

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  • Self-Care Strategies for Teachers - IL

    Careers where people need to manage others’ feelings and behaviors, like teaching, are considered among...

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  • Shaping Authentic PE Instruction in the 21st Century - IL

    “The health and wellness of our students does not rest solely in the hands of healthcare providers or f...

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  • Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning - IL

    Social media can help students become media literate and prepare them with collaboration, communication, and ...

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  • Special Ed Teachers are Special - IL

    Being a special education teacher is often a stressful experience. Whether teaching in an inclusion, self-con...

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  • Special Education: The Process and Law - IL

    Every year, more than six million children in the United States receive special education services. In this c...

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  • Special Needs and Education - IL

    Currently there are more than 7 million children with disabilities receiving special education services ...

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  • Sports and Games: Using Instructional Models in PE - IL

    The days of uninspired and unorganized play are over! No longer will you have to struggle to identify ways to...

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  • Staying Present: Mindfulness for Better Teaching and Learning - IL

    Mindfulness, a set of techniques that have been practiced for thousands of years, helps a person become &ldqu...

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  • Strategies for Addressing Student Anxiety - IL

    Anxiety is a normal reaction to situations that we regard as dangerous or threatening. We have survived becau...

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  • Strategies for Developing an Engaging and Effective Secondary Math Curriculum - IL

    This course is designed to help teachers in grades 6-12 develop a strong mathematics curriculum which emphasi...

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  • Strategies for Supporting Children with ADD/ADHD - IL

    This course describes the characteristics of ADD/ADHD and their impact on children. The teacher will learn sp...

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  • Strategies for Supporting Teenagers with ADD/ADHD - IL

    Research has found that for teenagers with Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorde...

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  • Strategies for Teaching Multicultural Students - IL

    This course provides the teacher with the necessary tools to begin closing the achievement gap for multicultu...

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  • Stress Reduction for Better Teaching - IL

    Being a teacher is often a stressful experience. Whether it is lesson planning, grading, communicating with p...

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  • Stretching Bodies and Minds: Using Yoga to Enhance Student Focus and Motivation - IL

    For thousands of years, the practice of yoga has been embraced around the world as one of the best ways to ca...

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  • Study Smarter, Not Harder: A Practical Guide to Teaching Study Skills - IL

    Effective study skills are essential to student success at every grade level. Students must know how to ident...

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  • Supporting Student Success in STEM Using Blended Learning (6-12) - IL

    The question of whether technology will replace teachers in the classroom is one that often arises in digital...

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  • Supporting Student Success in STEM Using Blended Learning (K-5) - IL

    The question of whether technology will replace teachers in the classroom is one that often arises in digital...

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  • Sustained Silent Reading - IL

    Reading is an essential part of all school subjects and one of the most vital life skills with which we can e...

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  • Tapped Out: The Global Water Crisis - IL

    A better name for Earth would be Water. 70% of Earth is covered in water, all life forms depend on water to s...

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  • Teaching Advanced Golf - IL

    Many students participate in golf so that they can learn the skills to be able to enjoy the game for the rest...

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  • Teaching Beginning Golf: The Basics - IL

    Golf is a lifelong sport enjoyed by people of all ages, but teaching and learning the basics of golf can be c...

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  • Teaching Classical Music: History and Appreciation - IL

    Classical music is a genre often unfamiliar to children, but one that has the potential to teach positive aca...

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  • Teaching Computer Science in K-5 - IL

    Our society's increased dependence on technology is generating a need for highly qualified individuals with t...

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  • Teaching Environmental Science - IL

    Teaching Environmental Science will examine how to effectively facilitate students’ learning of current...

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  • Teaching ESL - IL

    The percentage of students who are English language learners (ELLs) within a school can be as high as thirty ...

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  • Teaching Golf: From 40 Yards In - IL

    As the sport of golf grows in popularity with America’s youth, coaches are seeking new and improved str...

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  • Teaching Healthy Habits to Prevent Childhood Obesity - IL

    This course will examine the underlying causes of obesity in children and adolescents, including changes in f...

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  • Teaching Intermediate Golf - IL

    Many people enjoy playing the sport of golf casually, but to take the game to another level, the serious golf...

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  • Teaching Jazz: History and Appreciation - IL

    Many believe that jazz is the most important original American contribution to the world of creative arts. It...

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  • Teaching Media Literacy in a Post-Truth World - IL

    There’s little denying the role media plays in our lives. From advances in mobile technology to the exp...

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  • Teaching Plate Tectonics: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis - IL

    Some of the most awe-inspiring and defining features of our planet’s surface – majestic mountain ...

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  • Teaching Poverty's Children - IL

    All children come to school with the hope of achieving the same outcomes as their peers, and educators work t...

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  • Teaching Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum - IL

    Struggling readers and writers are not only at a disadvantage in English class, but also in all subjects. Com...

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  • Teaching Research Writing in the Digital Age - IL

    This course focuses on instruction and practice in teaching the writing of quality research reports to studen...

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  • Teaching Scientific Argumentation and Critical Thinking - IL

    Case studies are real-life stories or scenarios used as a tool for analysis and discussion. Case studies can ...

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  • Teaching Shakespeare: A Focus on Hamlet - IL

    Hamlet is one of the great works of English literature, and considered by many to be William Shakespeare&rsqu...

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  • Teaching Students of Military Families - IL

    Students from military families may be found in schools around the country, not only in schools near military...

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  • Teaching Students with High Functioning Autism - IL

    The course is designed to familiarize teachers with the signs, symptoms, and implications of having students ...

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  • Teaching Students with Low Functioning Autism - IL

    The numbers of students with autism is increasing, making it more likely that teachers in both general educat...

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  • Teaching The African-American Student - IL

    This course provides an in-depth look at the achievement gap that exists for many African-American students i...

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  • Teaching the American Civil War - IL

    The American Civil War is arguably the most important event in American history. It challenged the very princ...

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  • Teaching the American Presidency - IL

    In this course, the teacher will examine the history and role of the US Presidency, as well as the successes ...

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  • Teaching the American Revolution - IL

    In this course, the teacher will examine the key events of the American Revolution from colonial America thro...

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  • Teaching the Constitution and The Bill of Rights - IL

    In this course, the teacher will determine the origins of the US Constitution, what motivated the writing of ...

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  • Teaching Tough Topics in Biology - IL

    Many students struggle to learn core concepts in biology, including proteins and genes, cellular respiration,...

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  • Teaching Western Civilization Part 1 - IL

    This course is designed to provide a summary of the events, people, and eras from the time of the Ancient Nea...

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  • Teaching Western Civilization Part 2 - IL

    This course is designed to provide a summary of the resonating events, people, and eras from the time of late...

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  • Teaching Writing to English Language Learners - IL

    The job of teaching writing to a classroom full of students with varying English language skills can be overw...

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  • Technology for the Special Education Classroom (6-12) - IL

    It is the responsibility of special education teachers to cultivate a safe and engaging learning environ...

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  • Technology for the Special Education Classroom (K-5) - IL

    It is the responsibility of special education teachers to cultivate a safe and engaging learning environ...

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  • The A in STEAM Stands for Arts (6-8) - IL

    The US Department of Education reports that the number of STEM/STEAM jobs in the United States will increase ...

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  • The A in STEAM Stands for Arts (9-12) - IL

    The US Department of Education reports that the number of STEM/STEAM jobs in the United States will increase ...

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  • The A in STEAM Stands for Arts (K-5) - IL

    The US Department of Education reports that the number of STEM/STEAM jobs in the United States will increase ...

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  • The Abused Child: You Can Help - IL

    Child abuse is one of the most insidious problems facing society today. Not just because of the pain and suff...

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  • The American Civil Rights Movement - IL

    During the 1950s in America, just 90 years after the end of the Civil War and the abolition of slavery, equal...

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  • The Common Core for English Language Arts: Theory & Practice in the 6-12 Classroom - IL

    The Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts (ELA) provide a basis for the content and skills you...

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  • The Common Core for English Language Arts: Theory & Practice in the K-5 Classroom - IL

    The Common Core State Standards in ELA provide a basis for the content and skills elementary students must kn...

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  • The Common Core State Standards in Math: Connecting Content and Practice, 6-8 - IL

    The Common Core State Standards in Math (CCSSM) outline what students should be able to demonstrate, both in ...

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  • The Common Core State Standards in Math: Connecting Content and Practice, 9-12 - IL

    The Common Core State Standards in Math (CCSSM) outline what students should be able to demonstrate, both in ...

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  • The Common Core State Standards in Math: Connecting Content and Practice, K-5 - IL

    The Common Core State Standards in Math (CCSSM) outline what students should be able to demonstrate, both in ...

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  • The Effects of Divorce on Children - IL

    For children, divorce is not a single event. It is a complex chain of events – a series of legal, socia...

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  • The Growing Menace of Girl Bullies - IL

    Bullying by girls is on the rise and on it’s way to becoming a modern epidemic, which is tearing apart ...

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  • The Growth Mindset: Fostering Resilience and a Love of Learning - IL

     According to Carol Dweck, “becoming is better than being.” This is the kind of attitude tha...

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  • The Highly Effective Teacher’s Guide to Observations and Evaluations - IL

    Teacher evaluation has taken center stage in the current education landscape. Federal policies, accountabilit...

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  • The Human Brain - IL

    Many consider the human brain, the source of all emotion, thinking, and behavior, too complex to be fully und...

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  • The Importance of Play and the Developing Child - IL

    Play is a vital part of children’s learning and development, yet parents and educators alike see fewer ...

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  • The Job of the Athletic Director - IL

    Throughout the past several decades, the job of the athletic director has developed into a clearly defined ad...

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  • The Language of Math - IL

    Mathematics has a language all its own, and as with any technical language, mastering the terminology is esse...

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  • The Mesozoic Era: The Age of the Dinosaurs - IL

    Dinosaurs ruled the Earth for more than 160 million years before they disappeared during one of the largest m...

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  • The Personal Essay: Knowledge, Power, and the College Application - IL

    A personal essay tells an illuminating story about its author, its central character in a narrative about sel...

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  • The Press in a Free Society - IL

    What does freedom of the press really mean and why is it important in a democratic society?  To what deg...

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  • The Psychology of Sport - IL

    Focus. Confidence. Perseverance. Resilience. While many athletes and coaches concentrate on building physical...

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  • The Teenage Brain: How it Works - IL

    Why do teenagers act like that? Teachers have been asking this question for generations. Impulsivity, rapid m...

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  • The What, Why, and How of Universal Design for Learning - IL

    Are you looking for ways to engage all students? Do you notice how students learn in different ways, but aren...

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  • This Amazing Planet Earth - IL

    At a time when Earth’s climate is changing, habitats are in danger, and numerous species’ surviva...

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  • This Just In: Using Journalism to Strengthen Student Literacy - IL

    The landscape of news and media in the 21st century has dramatically changed. Between the ascendency of onlin...

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  • Understanding Dyslexia - IL

     Students with dyslexia are characterized by impaired abilities in oral language, reading, handwriting, ...

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  • Understanding Our Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy - IL

    This course provides a qualitative introduction to the nature of the solar system and beyond. Topics include ...

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  • Using Data to Drive Continuous Improvement in Education - IL

    For many, the term continuous improvement calls to mind large-scale reform and initiatives for change, but it...

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  • Using Multiple Intelligence Theory to Reach All Learners - IL

    Multiple Intelligences (MI) theory shifts our perspective from looking at whether a student is intelligent, t...

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  • Using Tablets to Support 21st Century Instruction - IL

    This course provides teachers with an in-depth exploration of how tablets can extend and enhance student lear...

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  • Why Argue: Teaching the Art of Oral and Written Argument - IL

    In this course, the teacher will learn best practices for engaging students in rich processes and procedures ...

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  • Why Good Coaches Quit - IL

    Although coaching can be meaningful, exciting, and fulfilling work, it can also be a tough job with significa...

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  • Writing About Literature: Teaching Literary Analysis - IL

    This course will prepare the teacher to engage students in ‘writing to read’ (or using writing to...

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  • Writing Well or Good Writing? An Educator’s Guide to Teaching Grammar - IL

    In the past, grammar instruction has meant boring worksheets and tedious activities, which have led even the ...

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  • Integrating Art and Drawing into the Elementary Curriculum - IL

    Drawing is a great way to convey thoughts, ideas, and emotions that often cannot otherwise be expressed. In t...

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  • Arts Education for Early Learning and Emergent Literacy - IL

    The arts surround us in everything we hear, see, and feel; provide emotional context for our experiences; and...

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  • Engaging Students in the Study of Genetics - IL

    An understanding of genetics and heredity is essential for 21st Century scientific literacy. In the Next Gene...

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  • Productive Classroom Discussions: Fostering Students' Mathematical Understanding - IL

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) urges teachers to emphasize communication in their tea...

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  • Teaching American Colonial History - IL

    The arrival of the early colonists in North America set the stage for the rise of a nation built upon the ide...

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