Friday, July 12, 2013

Upcoming Courses

See below for a list of upcoming online professional learning opportunities. To register, click
on the activity number listed with each course. To conduct your own search for professional development classes, download the AEAPD Online app at or click here to go to the AEA PD Online catalog.

Introduction to Google Apps
Transform classroom experiences with Google Apps.
Register at 22007899991403
Course Dates: Aug. 5-Sept. 8, 2013
Credit(s): 2

iPods & iPads for the Classroom
Incorporate iPods and iPads into classroom instruction.
Register at 22004199991403
Course Dates: Aug. 5-Sept. 1, 2013
Credit(s): 2

Mackin VIA: Curriculum Integration (Blended Course)
Find ways to use e-books to address text complexity and close reading in the Iowa Core.
Register at 22015499991401
Course Dates: Aug. 5-Oct. 15, 2013
Credit(s): 1

Elements: Project-based Approaches
Create student-centered learning opportunities by using a project-based approach.
Register at 22007999991401
Course Dates: Sept. 1-Oct. 1, 2013
Credit(s): 2

Blueprint for Common Core Foundational Skills
Dig into the literacy Iowa Core Foundational Skills and find out how understanding the phonetic basis of English can help students be successful.
Register at 22016699991402
Course Dates: Sept. 2-Oct. 27, 2013
Credit(s): 2

Exploring Iowa’s Natural Resources
Find ways to teach incorporate local natural resources into your instructions while addressing Iowa Core standards.
Register at 22007499991401
Course Dates: Sept. 2-Dec. 15, 2013
Credit(s): 3 (Renewal Only)

Google Sites
Learn to use Google Sites in the classroom to enhance collaboration, creativity, and student communication.
Register at 22012899991403
Course Dates:
Credit(s): 2

Inquiry through the School Library
Develop an inquiry based unit by using resources in your school library.
Register at 22007799991401
Course Dates: Sept. 3-Nov. 8, 2013
Credit(s): 1

MOLLIE: Blended Learning
An introduction to blended learning and best practices for a blended learning classroom.
Register at 22015099991402
Course Dates: Sept. 4-Oct. 8, 2013
Credit(s): 2

OLLIE: Technology for Online Instruction: Moodle
This course will help teachers become “Moodle-savvy ”.
Register at 22005399991401
Course Dates: Sept. 4-Oct.8, 2013
Credit(s): 2

Teaching American History Thematically with the Iowa Core
Investigate ways to teach the Iowa Core History Essential Concepts and Skills thematically.
Register at 22017099991401
Course Dates: Sept. 4-Oct. 8, 2013
Credit(s): 2 (renewal only)

OLLIE: Introduction to the Online Learner
Discover what online learning is like from the student perspective.
Register at 22001399991403
Course Dates:
Credit(s): 2