Hot Topics Courses July 8 - July 14
Note: All face-to-face courses meet from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and are one academic credit unless otherwise noted.
Please click on course title for a syllabus and the instructor's name to learn more about them.
ED 600 06 Creating Strong Assessments
July 9 & 10
Creating assessments that truly match learning targets can be a challenge, but in this day of accountability, it is even more imperative that teachers learn how to accurately assess student learning. In this one-credit course, we will go beyond fill-in-the blank, true and false, and multiple choice tests and build assessments that more accurately reflect depth-of-knowledge and student understanding that the Common Core State Standards demand. Walk away with the knowledge to create assessments that align with state standards, objectives, lesson activities, and help improve content mastery.
ED 600 07 Technology: A Tool in the Language Arts Classroom
July 10 & 11
This learning adventure will examine the use of literature and technology as tools to support and enhance the reading and writing workshop. Participants will explore ways to expose students to the Common Core standards while still embracing and promoting love of reading and writing.
ED 600 08 Got Data? Now What? for Grades K - 6th
July 11 & 12
Data is a necessary evil of teaching that is most often feared and misunderstood. Learn how to reframe your thinking about data analysis and use it to better your practice. In this one-credit course, learn to embrace data as a means to improve teaching and learning. We will explore sample data sets, perform analysis tasks to drive instruction for whole group instruction, and identify ways to target individual student intervention opportunities with technology. Walk away with useful skills and the tools to take your students’ learning to the next level. This course is geared towards elementary and middle school teachers.
|Greenville - Montcalm Community College|
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.
ED 600 18 Enhance Student Learning for Success
July 8 & 9
This fun movement oriented class will explain basic facts about the brain that educators need to know to increase their effectiveness in the classroom. The Top Ten Tips for creating brain friendly classroom environments will be presented so that you can make immediate changes to your classroom to enhance student learning. You will also come to understand the negative impact that stress has on your student’s ability to learn and how to utilize brain compatible strategies to improve their performance. You will learn specific movements that prepares your students brain and body for optimal learning in the areas of reading, writing, attention and motivation. Join us to learn ways to energize your students and increase their success in school.
ED 601 07 Understanding the Asperger Mind (1)
July 8 - 22
This course will give an in depth study of the complex minds of individuals with Aspergers syndrome. It will include the diagnosis, intervention techniques, social difficulties, academic challenges and benefits of having the diagnosis of Aspergers. We will address classroom accommodations and strategies to help connect with children in your classroom with this diagnosis. We will also look at the challenges that families face in having children with Aspergers
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