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Formal Professional Learning
FORMAL PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
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PROJECT BASED LEARNING
ASYNCHRONOUS INTRODUCTORY COURSE
Have you always wanted to learn about Project Based Learning but didn't know where to start?!
By the end of this FREE formal professional learning, you will have created a project based learning unit that can be implemented into your classroom.
This formal professional learning consists of 3 checkpoints and can be completed in a couple hours.
Putting you in your students' shoes, I have designed this course in a similar format to the projects that I used to do with my 8th graders when I was a classroom teacher!
GOOGLE ADVANCED TRAINING
Welcome to Advanced training. By reading, watching videos, and doing activities, you'll learn cutting-edge strategies for integrating Google in your classroom.
At the end of this course, you'll be ready to take the exam to become a Google Certified Educator Level 2.
Prerequisites: Google Fundamentals Training course; Google Certified Educator Level 1
APPLE TEACHER PROGRAM
Apple Teacher is a free professional learning program designed to support and celebrate educators using Apple products for teaching and learning.
Your self-paced journey starts by learning foundational skills on iPad and Mac, and continues as you integrate Apple technology into your everyday lessons.
With three recognitions to explore, there’s endless inspiration and opportunity to be rewarded for doing your very best teaching — teaching that gives students more connected, creative, collaborative, and personal learning experiences.
GOOGLE CERTIFIED EDUCATOR LEVEL 2
If you are an educator who is a super user of Google tools in your classroom, demonstrate your advanced technology integration skills with the Educator Level 2 certification.
Earn 18 seat hours!
The cost is $25 to take this exam.
Prerequisites: Google Fundamentals Training course; Google Certified Educator Level 1; Google Advanced Training course
ISTE CERTIFICATION FOR EDUCATORS
ISTE Certification for Educators is the only vendor-neutral, internally-recognized credential for educators who have demonstrated mastery of the ISTE Standards for Educators.
ISTE Certification focuses on pedagogy, not on tools or devices, and is designed to change your educational practice, whether you're a classroom educator, instructional designed, library media specialist, technology coach or in another role.
The process combines 14 weeks of professional learning with a six-month portfolio application and review process, and recipients can apply to receive up to four graduate-level credits for their participation. Is it rigorous? Yes. Is it worth it? Yes!
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