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November 2020

$99
November 2, 2020 - January 21, 2021

OBX

The Institute for Excellence in Education is changing professional learning.  IEE’s OBX (Out of the Box) application provides teachers with an innovative learning experience that takes only ten minutes a day.  No substitute teachers needed, no extra lesson planning needed, no evening meetings.  OBX delivers high quality professional development right to your smart phone and it only takes 10 minutes a day.  This innovative method of professional learning allows you to stay in the classroom or virtual classroom where you…

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$100
November 2, 2020 - January 21, 2021

Unpacking the Standards

Online,

Effective instruction requires a deep understanding of the content that is to be taught.  The common core curriculum provides the details of what is to be taught but the standards can be hard to understand.  Educators need to sort through the standards, understand the learning outcomes and translate those standards into instruction.  The IEE online course Unpacking the Standards is part one, of a two-part series which supports educators as they deepen their understanding of standards and how they are used to guide…

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$100
November 2, 2020 - January 21, 2021

Special Education 101

Online,

Servicing the needs of special education students is a legal and moral requirement that can be overwhelming for teachers and school leaders.   This course guides educators through the history of legislation which impacts special education programing and helps educators understand their responsibilities to students.  Key elements of the course include deepening understanding of FAME and IDEA.  This course helps educators recognize different types of special needs and guides teachers as they plan to meet the individual and unique needs of students. Contact courses@excellenceined.org…

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$100
November 2, 2020 - January 21, 2021

Project-Based Learning

Online,

Creating learning opportunities that are engaging and in the context of daily living is challenging and exciting.  This PBL course guides educators through the seven essential elements of project-based learning.  The course guides thinking and deepens understanding of how to bring real world application to the content you teach.  This course is for educators who already have a grasp of content standards, curriculum mapping and special education. Contact courses@excellenceined.org with any questions on this course. 8 SCECHs are offered for an additional fee.

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December 2020

$125
December 1, 2020 - February 15, 2021

Online Course – “Mastering Middle School: Young Adolescent Physical Development”

Now available for instructors of middle school students, the Institute for Excellence in Education's micro-credentialing course, Young Adolescent Physical Development, the first in their Mastering Middle School series. Learn about the unique challenges and creative solutions our experts employ in their own classrooms as they address physical changes in 10-15 year-old students. A hands-on course, you will learn through several unique and creative assignments using our proven strategies, culminating in a viable certification you can present as proof of your…

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$125
December 1, 2020 - February 15, 2021

Online Course – “Mastering Middle School: Adolescent Moral Development”

Now available for instructors of middle school students, the Institute for Excellence in Education's micro-credentialing course, Adolescent Moral Development, the first in their Mastering Middle School series. Learn about the unique challenges and creative solutions our experts employ in their own classrooms as they address moral issues that 10-15 year-old students face. A hands-on course, you will learn through several unique and creative assignments using our proven strategies, culminating in a viable certification you can present as proof of your…

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$125
December 1, 2020 - February 15, 2021

Online Course – “Mastering Middle School: Adolescent Social Development”

Now available for instructors of middle school students, the Institute for Excellence in Education's micro-credentialing course, Young Adolescent Social Development, a course in their Mastering Middle School series. Learn about the unique challenges and creative solutions our experts employ in their own classrooms as they address Social changes in 10-15 year-old students. A hands-on course, you will learn through several unique and creative assignments using our proven strategies, culminating in a viable certification you can present as proof of your…

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