Online registration for spring 2014 courses begins October 15, 2013.
Early Childhood Education
*PED8101 Physical and Motor Development credit or non-credit*
Jack Gronholz Cross of Glory- Peoria AZ Feb 21-22 Face to Face
Riverview-Appleton WI Mar 28-29 Face to Face
Teachers of young children play a vital role in fostering their physical and motor development. This two-day course addresses the physical needs of children from conception through childhood. Participants will plan for a week of physical education classes using a format presented in class.
*Courses for one credit require additional work and cost $280 for tuition and fees. Courses for non-credit (12.5 clock hours) require attendance at all sessions and cost $145 for tuition and fees. Please also note, those wanting to apply the course to WELS Early Childhood Synod Certification or the CDA credential must take the course for credit.
*Meets requirements for both the CDA credential and WELS Early Childhood Teacher Certification.
Teaching That Works Series
EDU8534 Differentiated Lesson Planning That Works 1 credit
Carrie Pfeifer Mar 17 - Apr 18 Online
How do you plan lessons that help all students learn, no matter what their ability level? Design and create content area lessons based on student interests, needs, and strengths using differentiated instructional (DI) strategies such as flexible grouping, menu boards, cubing, web-quests, rafts, and tiered tasks.
EDU9520 Formative Assessment That Works 1 credit
John Meyer Mar 17 - Apr 18 Online
Are all students engaged and understanding your lessons? The formative assessment process has been helping teachers improve student learning for the past 15 years. Learn how the process works and put it into practice in your own classroom.
EDU9521 Mathematical Problem Solving That Works 1 credit
Benjamin Bain Mar 17 - Apr 18 Online
Help your students become confident problem solvers. This course will help you understand why students struggle with math problem solving, and let you practice proven ways to teach reasoning and problem-solving strategies.
WEB1002 Differentiating Instruction to Benefit All Learners Non-credit/four clock hours
Carrie Pfeifer Feb 24 - Mar 3 Online
In a classroom of 25 students, most teachers will find 25 unique learners with specific and differing needs. How can one teacher address those unique needs in a manageable way? This webinar will show how differentiated instruction can work to the educational benefit of all of your students and respect your time and energy as a busy teacher. Planning structures, activities, and assessment ideas will be presented in addition to ways that
teachers can modify and accommodate for students with learning disabilities.
WEB1003 Blend, Enhance, Flip: Recipes for Hybrid Learning Non-credit/four clock hours
David Sellnow Mar 24 - Mar 31 Online
This webinar will acquaint you with trends in hybrid learning—blending online learning with a traditional classroom approach. The presenter has been using blended learning approaches for nearly 10 years in college teaching and will relate his personal experiences as well as share examples from some teachers in elementary and high school settings. Whether you are a technology expert or newbie, whether you teach high school or preschool, you will learn how you can introduce blended learning in your classroom.
WEB1004 Instructional Strategies for Students with Attention Disorders Non-credit/four clock hours
Carrie Pfeifer Apr 28 - May 5 Online
About 5% of students age 9-17 are dealing with diagnosed attention disorders (ADHD/ADD). These students want to succeed but need a teacher who understands how to work with their unique minds. This webinar will help you become that teacher. You will explore the brain basics of ADHD and ADD and practical strategies for working with the students who struggle with them.