Greenville (Montcalm Comm College) Hot Topics Courses
Note: Courses meet from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and are one academic credit unless noted otherwise.
ED 600 20 Poverty's Impact in the Classroom
July 16 & 17
The numbers of students living without vital resources has grown significantly in the past several years. Poverty is the most identifiable outcome of lack of resources, but there are eight other resources that make a significant impact on student success. Discussion, experience, active participation, and investigations will be the foundations of the two day class designed to provide teachers with a better understanding of the impact from the lack of resources and which interventions may prove to be the most effective. Direct connection to common initiatives of Response to Intervention, Explicit Instruction, Differentiation, and Capturing Kids’ Hearts will help participants connect the information to pieces already in place in their professional lives.
ED 600 21 Engaging Students with ASD Experience Success in School
July 18 & 19
The numbers of students with autism spectrum disorders in the general education setting continue to rise. The challenge is not to know all of the answers, but be willing to ask difficult questions. This workshop designed to help teachers investigate key components of an inclusive classroom and supports that lead to school success. Discussion, experiences, active participation, and investigations will be the basis for a power-packed two days designed gain a fundamental understanding of ASD, educational strategies, and specific examples of how to include strategies within their classroom. Based on experience with students on the spectrum, real-life scenarios, and a problem solving approach, participants can expect to gain knowledge, develop resources, and have the opportunity to pose questions and challenges for the workshop as well.
ED 601 22 Electrify Your Teaching with Technology and Internet Tools (3 credits)
July 8 - 12
Learn to use the latest Internet tools, how to energize your classroom, and develop super charged lessons. You will have the freedom to develop resources targeted to your needs. Beginner and veteran internet users are welcome. Both elemenatary and secondary levels will be addressed.
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