Muskegon Hot Topics Courses
Note: All courses meet from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and are one academic credit unless otherwise noted.
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ED 600 14 What Teachers Need to Know about Disabilities A - Z
June 17 & 18
Today’s teachers are faced with a large number of students with a wide variety of Physical, Emotional, Neurological and Psychological disabilities. Together we will explore a wide variety of disabilities and their impact upon brain growth & development, emotional development, and learning. Join us as we explore everything from the newest understandings about ADD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, to Tourettes. You will leave with a new understanding of the disabilities along with practical ideas for successfully accommodating the impacted students in your classroom.
ED 600 15 Engaging Student Brains
July 15 & 16
This class will explore the latest brain research and it’s practical implication in educational settings. New research is becoming available which has significant on how students process and retain information. Specifically you will learn how to create classrooms where your educational methodologies and teaching strategies promote the highest success for all students. This content is applicable to general education and special education teachers at all levels, and will provide the information and tools needed to bring your instructional effectiveness to the next level.
ED 600 16 Climate Change
July 17 & 18
The topic of climate change will be explored in this interactive course. The science and policy relating to current climate change issues will be highlighted as well as curriculum for the classroom including the new Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support (MEECS) Climate Change Unit. Special attention will be given to developing units aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.
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