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The Future of Learning

What does it mean to teach, learn, and lead in the 21st Century? This short course helps to reframe the role of students, teachers, curriculum, instruction, and assessment in an ever-changing, complex world.

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Modern Language Learning That Transfers

Empower students to use the acquisition of an additional language to understand themselves and the world, and respond to its complex problems.

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English Language Arts Learning That Transfers – Cohort 2

Empower students to use the knowledge and skills of English Language Arts to make sense of the world and unlock new situations.

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Social Studies Learning That Transfers – Cohort 3

Empower students to use the knowledge and skills of social studies to make sense of the world and unlock new situations.

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Science Learning That Transfers – Cohort 2

Empower students to use the knowledge of science to make sense of the world and unlock new situations.

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Mathematics Learning That Transfers – Cohort 2

Empower students to use the knowledge and skills of mathematics to make sense of the world and unlock new situations.

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Learning That Transfers – Endorsed Educator

Join a group of passionate educators from around the world focused on learning that transfers.

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Leading Conceptual Learning and Transfer – Cohort 3

Effectively lead teachers through the change process to place conceptual learning and transfer at the heart of curriculum and instruction.

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Authentic Assessment of Learning That Transfers

Design a system of feedback about the quality of teaching and learning, including summative and formative assessments of transfer.

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Elementary Learning That Transfers

Empower young students to use concepts and skills to make sense of the world and unlock new situations.

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Physical Education & Health Learning That Transfers

Empower students to use the knowledge and skills of physical education, health, and well-being to make sense of the world and unlock new situations.

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The Inspire Citizens Master Teacher Endorsement Course

Explore and master tools and resources to design transformative learning experiences for students to be inspired global citizens.

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Project-Based Learning Design and Delivery Certificate Course

This immersive and personalized project- based Learning certificate program couples synchronous virtual workshops and coaching, with asynchronous lessons to help participants design or enhance a meaningful, high-quality project-based experience for their learners.

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Project-Based Master Practitioner Course

This mastermind practitioner coaching program, and professional learning community is designed to help learners already familiar with project design, develop and apply the twelve major shifts for effective project based learning implementation to make learning more student centered in their classrooms, and schools.

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Self-Paced Project-Based Learning Design Course

In this self-paced three module course, participants will learn how to design a high-quality project-based experience that infuse standards, ignite learners, and engage the community. They will walk away with a fully developed project ready to launch with learners in the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Efficient, Joyful Word Study in Grades 3–8

My kids are reading and writing, but sometimes it feels more about quantity than quality. Foundational skills are lacking. How might I engage my students in a continuous, joyful exploration of words, grammar, and how language works? And where might that fit across my busy day? Week?

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Effective Instructional Strategies for Online Classrooms

This four-week professional development webinar series introduces teachers to best practices in online instruction and practical strategies that can be applied in their own online courses. This webinar series is intended for classroom-based educators making a transition to online or blended learning.

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Communication Strategies for Online Classrooms

This module is a good entry point for teachers to explore written, audio, and video communication. It focuses on community building in the online classroom. It is suitable for teachers wanting to vary their online communication formats, beyond written and to increase their online presence.

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Meaningful Discussions in Online Classrooms

This module focuses on discussion design strategies and facilitation strategies. Strategies are adaptable in non-discussion experiences. It is suitable for teachers offering asynchronous discussions in a discussion thread and teachers wanting to increase engagement in student discussions.

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Feedback and Assessment in Online Classrooms

This module focuses on best practices in providing feedback. It explores different formats for delivering feedback. It is suitable for teachers wanting to improve their formats for feedback delivery.

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Meeting Varied Learner Needs in Online Classrooms

This module focuses on various learner needs in the online classroom. It provides strategies for supporting students and creating adaptations depending on their specific situations. It is suitable for teachers of students who struggled with the online transition.

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Strategies for Deeper Student Learning in Online Courses

Deeper learning represents a set of key competencies that today’s students must develop to thrive in our modern world. Built upon a strong foundation of academic knowledge, deeper learning classrooms and schools foster learning environments that promote the application of student knowledge in authentic and challenging ways. Key student competencies that transcend several deeper learning frameworks include critical thinking, collaboration, communication, developing academic mindsets and, what many consider most essential, learning how to learn. In this course, participants will dive into the core competencies of Deeper Learning and engage in case studies of schools that have effectively fostered deeper learning environments. Participants will leave this course equipped not only with knowledge and key resources related to Deeper Learning but also actionable plans to implement these strategies in online teaching environments.

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