Courses We Offer

Our professional development courses are offered through the partners listed below. Click on the partner's name to jump to their section in our course list. To view course descriptions or syllabi, or to get more information about a course, click on the link at the top of the partner's section in the course list below.

 

Advancement Courses offers 200+ Graduate Level Credit courses for K-12 teachers with credit hours and transcripts provided through a partnership with Andrews University.
Created by subject matter experts with extensive classroom experience, courses are designed to be more engaging, meaningful, and enjoyable for teachers – with a focus not just on new, innovative techniques, but also on developing tangible products such as lesson plans or assessments that can be immediately used in the classroom.
 
Experienced facilitators guide learners through every course, answering questions and offering detailed feedback on assignments. A dedicated community space allows teachers to connect with other educators, explore new ideas, and share resources. And since the courses are online and self-paced, teachers can complete them anywhere and at any time for up to 6 months after enrollment.
• Professional development that’s relevant, innovative, and enjoyable
• Created by subject matter experts with years of classroom teaching experience
• Develop practical tools ready to be used in your classroom immediately
• Flexible, convenient, and affordable
• Credit & transcripts provided through Andrews University
For more information, visit www.advancementcourses.com.
To learn more about a specific course or register for one of these courses, visit https://www.advancementcourses.com/courses/

Course Title Course Number Credits
An Educator's Guide to the Common Core EDCI 629-001 3
Arts Education for Early Learning and Emergent Literacy EDCI 629-002 3
Basketball John Wooden's Way EDCI 629-003 3
Better Teaching and Learning With Formative Assessment EDCI 629-004 3
Building an Effective Elementary Mathematics Curriculum EDCI 629-005 3
Building Cultural Competency to Improve Instruction and Student Achievement EDCI 629-006 3
Building Parent Engagement EDCI 629-007 3
Closing the Gender Gap in STEM EDCI 629-009 3
Teaching Reading to English Language Learners? EDCI 629-010 3
Strategies for Supporting Children withADD/ADHD EDCI 629-011 3
Differentiated Instruction EDCI 629-012 3
Drugs, Kids, and Teachers EDCI 629-013 3
Educating for Character & Values EDCI 629-014 3
Emotions and Learning EDCI 629-015 3
Engaging Students in the Study of Genetics EDCI 629-016 3
Essential Classroom Technology for Teachers EDCI 629-017 3
Everyone Has a Story to Tell: Narrative in the Classroom EDCI 629-018 3
Health, Wellness, and Fitness: A New Look EDCI 629-019 3
Integrating Common Core Lit Standards Across Subjects, Grades 6-12 EDCI 629-020 3
Kindness: Can it be Taught? EDCI 629-021 3
Problem Solving in Mathematics EDCI 629-022 3
Rewiring Education EDCI 629-024 3
Special Needs and Education EDCI 629-025 3
Strategies for Supporting Teenagers with ADD/ADHD EDCI 629-026 3
Strategies for Developing an Engaging & Effective Secondary Math Curr EDCI 629-027 3
Stress Reduction for Better Teaching EDCI 629-028 3
Teaching American Colonial History EDCI 629-029 3
Teaching Poverty's Children EDCI 629-031 3
Teaching Students with High Functioning Autism? EDCI 629-033 3
The Common Core for English Language Arts: K-5 EDCI 629-034 3
The Common Core for English Language Arts: 6-12 EDCI 629-035 3
The Common Core State Standards in Math: K-5 EDCI 629-036 3
The Common Core State Standards in Math: 6-8 EDCI 629-037 3
The Common Core State Standards in Math: 9-12 EDCI 629-038 3
The Language of Math EDCI 629-039 3
The Teenage Brain EDCI 629-040 3
Achieving a Work-Life Balance in Teaching EDCI 629-042 3
America During the Thirties EDCI 629-043 3
America's Wars EDCI 629-044 3
Ancient Greece EDCI 629-045 3
Ancient Rome EDCI 629-046 3
Athletic Speed and Agility EDCI 629-047 3
Be Versatile with Verse: Poetry in the Classroom EDCI 629-048 3
Children's Friendships EDCI 629-050 3
Coaching for Character EDCI 629-051 3
Coaching the Female Athlete EDCI 629-052 3
Conflict Resolution For the Elementary Teacher EDCI 629-053 3
Creating a Cooperative Learning Classroom EDCI 629-054 3
Effective Teaching and Learning with Scientific Inquiry, Grades 3-8 EDCI 629-060 3
Effective Teaching and Learning with Scientific Inquiry, Grades 9-12 EDCI 629-061 3
Ellis Island and Immigration in the 19th and 20th Centuries EDCI 629-062 3
Endangered Species and Mass Extinction Events EDCI 629-063 3
Helping Kids Write EDCI 629-067 3
History of Slavery in America: 1600s-1800s EDCI 629-070 3
Identifying and Preventing Eating and Exercise Disorders EDCI 629-073 3
Literature to Teach Life Lessons EDCI 629-078 3
Nature Education and Environmental Literacy EDCI 629-080 3
Own Your Words: Effective Vocabulary Instruction EDCI 629-082 3
Preventing Youth Suicide EDCI 629-086 3
Project-Based Learning in the Elementary Classroom EDCI 629-087 3
Project-Based Learning in the Middle and High School Classroom EDCI 629-088 3
Read Between the Lines: Developing a Critical Historical Perspective EDCI 629-089 3
Resiliency: Coping with Academic and Emotional Adversity EDCI 629-092 3
Teaching Special Education: Focusing on Abilities EDCI 629-094 3
Special Education: The Process and Law EDCI 629-095 3
Strategies for Teaching Multicultural Students EDCI 629-096 3
Sustained Silent Reading EDCI 629-097 3
Teaching Classical Music: History and Appreciation EDCI 629-100 3
Teaching Speaking and Listening Skills to English Language Learners EDCI 629-101 3
Reaching and Teaching Gifted Students in the Regular Classroom EDCI 629-102 3
Teaching Golf: From 40 Yards In EDCI 629-103 3
Teaching Jazz: History and Appreciation EDCI 629-105 3
Teaching the American Civil War EDCI 629-108 3
Teaching the American Presidency EDCI 629-109 3
Teaching the American Revolution EDCI 629-110 3
Teaching the Constitution and The Bill of Rights EDCI 629-111 3
Teaching Writing to English Language Learners EDCI 629-112 3
The American Civil Rights Movement EDCI 629-115 3
The Effects of Divorce on Children EDCI 629-116 3
The Human Brain EDCI 629-118 3
The Job of the Athletic Department EDCI 629-119 3
The Personal Essay: Knowledge, Power, and the College Application EDCI 629-122 3
Read Out! Building Students' Literacy and Love of Reading Through Read Alouds EDCI 629-123 3
The Psychology of Sport EDCI 629-125 3
Understanding Dyslexia EDCI 629-127 3
Why Good Coaches Quit EDCI 629-130 3
Writing Well or Good Writing? Educator's Guide to Teaching Grammar EDCI 629-131 3
Bell Ringers and Exit Slips EDCI 629-132 3
Building Blocks for Success: Scaffolding in the Classroom EDCI 629-133 3
Operation Organization: Establishing Order in Your Classroom EDCI 629-134 3
How to Stop Playing Catch-Up: Time Management for Teachers EDCI 629-135 3
Study Smarter, Not Harder: A Practical Guide to Teaching Study Skills EDCI 629-136 3
Reimagining Literature: Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom EDCI 629-137 3
Building Meaningful Partnerships: Connecting Schools, Families, and Communities EDCI 629-138 3
Chemists in the Making: Fostering Inquiry with Science Notebooks EDCI 629-139 3
Designing and Implementing Quality STEM Instruction EDCI 629-140 3
Game On! Getting Kids Pumped in P.E. Class EDCI 629-141 3
Level Up! Student Achievement Through Gamification and Game-Based Learning EDCI 629-143 3
Next Generation Science Standards EDCI 629-144 3
Staying Present: Mindfulness for Better Teaching and Learning EDCI 629-146 3
The What, Why, and How of Universal Design for Learning EDCI 629-150 3
Writing About Literature: Teaching Literary Analysis EDCI 629-153 3
Teaching Tough Topics in Biology EDCI 629-154 3
Crafting Engaging Elementary Science Instruction with Stories EDCI 629-155 3
Teaching Scientific Argumentation and Critical Thinking EDCI 629-156 3
Flipping Your Classroom: Redefining Homework and Instruction EDCI 629-158 3
Essential Teaching Practices for the 21st Century Teacher EDCI 629-159 3
A Guide to Differentiating Instruction for Gifted and Talented Students EDCI 629-161 3
Integrating Engineering Design With Middle And High School Science Instruction EDCI 629-165 3
Respect, Educate, and Protect EDCI 629-166 3
From Burnout to Productivity: Creating a Path for Teacher Wellness EDCI 629-167 3
Using Tablets to Support 21st Century Instruction EDCI 629-168 3
Cultivating Youth Activists and Change Agents in the Classroom EDCI 629-169 3
Effective Classroom Management for the 21st Century EDCI 629-170 3
Activating Creativity through Literacy in ELA (K-5) EDCI 629-171 3
The Growth Mindset: Fostering Resilience and a Love of Learning EDCI 629-176 3
Never Judge a Book by Its Cover: Perspectives on Social Justice Education EDCI 629-177 3
Making Thinking Visible EDCI 629-178 3
Activating Creativity through Literacy in ELA (6-12) EDCI 629-179 3
Building Student Character Through Service Learning EDCI 629-181 3
Crafting Student Assessment in the Arts EDCI 629-183 3
Cultivating a Supportive Classroom Environment EDCI 629-185 3
Cultivating Student-Centered Classrooms EDCI 629-188 3
Empowering Students through Educational Equity EDCI 629-190 3
Get Connected with Social Media EDCI 629-191 3
Managing the Art Classroom EDCI 629-194 3
Supporting Literacy Skills in the Elementary Math Classroom EDCI 629-196 3
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports for Successful Classrooms EDCI 629-198 3
Self-Care Strategies for Teachers EDCI 629-200 3
Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning EDCI 629-201 3
Classroom Management Strategies for Student-Centered Instruction EDCI 629-211 3
Sports and Games: Using Instructional Models in PE EDCI 629-216 3
Supporting Student Success in STEM Using Blended Learning EDCI 629-218 3
Why Argue: Teaching the Art of Oral and Written Argument EDCI 629-221 3
Using Data to Drive Continuous Improvement in Education? EDCI 629-226 3
Shaping Authentic PE Instruction in the 21st Century EDCI 629-227 3
A Practical Approach to Partnering Pedagogy EDCI 629-228 3
Building Effective Communication Skills in the Classroom EDCI 629-229 3
Building Presentation Skills for Success EDCI 629-230 3
Child Development and Psychology: Middle Childhood EDCI 629-231 3
Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Counseling EDCI 629-232 3
Fundamentals of Teaching Mathematics? EDCI 629-233 3
Real-World Applications for Algebra? EDCI 629-234 3
Teaching Computer Science in K-5 EDCI 629-235 3
Teaching Environmental Science EDCI 629-236 3
Teaching Media Literacy in a Post-Truth World EDCI 629-237 3
Teaching Research Writing in the Digital Age? EDCI 629-238 3
Teaching Western Civilization Part 1 EDCI 629-239 3
Teaching Western Civilization Part 2 EDCI 629-240 3
Understanding Our Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy? EDCI 629-241 3
An Effective Guide For Integrating Debate in the Classroom EDCI 629-242 3
Applying the Habits of Mind in the Classroom and Beyond EDCI 629-243 3
Classroom Management Strategies for an Organized Classroom EDCI 629-244 3
Coaching Students Toward College? EDCI 629-245 3
Constructing and Evaluating a Curriculum EDCI 629-246 3
Co-Teaching Strategies EDCI 629-247 3
Creating a Classroom Space for Open Conversations EDCI 629-248 3
Enabling Self-Regulated Learning Through Journaling EDCI 629-249 3
ePortfolio Tools for the Classroom EDCI 629-250 3
Feedback is a Gift: Framing Difficult Conversations EDCI 629-251 3
Grading for Mastery: Guiding Students Though the Learning Process EDCI 629-252 3
Instructional Strategies for Diverse Student Populations EDCI 629-253 3
Preparing Students for College: Teaching Writing Across Content Areas EDCI 629-254 3
Strategies for Addressing Student Anxiety? EDCI 629-255 3
Teaching Healthy Habits to Prevent Childhood Obesity EDCI 629-256 3
Teaching Students of Military Families EDCI 629-257 3
Teaching Students with Low Functioning Autism EDCI 629-258 3
The Importance of Play and the Developing Child EDCI 629-259 3
Active Reading vs Passive Reading EDCI 629-260 3
Beyond Survival Mode: Maintaining your Passion Throughout your Teaching Career EDCI 629-261 3
Creating a Highly Engaging Lesson Plan EDCI 629-263 3
Creating Meaningful Relationships and Setting Boundaries with your Students EDCI 629-264 3
Designing Online Assessments for Students EDCI 629-265 3
Developing Civic Knowledge through Hands-On Community Engagement EDCI 629-266 3
Facilitating Communication: Accountable Talk for Elementary Students EDCI 629-267 3
Fostering Artistic Literacy Using the National Core Arts Standards? EDCI 629-268 3
Fostering Teacher Collaboration within Small Groups EDCI 629-269 3
Highly Effective Questioning Strategies for Teachers EDCI 629-270 3
Motivating Unmotivated Students (Research and Practice) EDCI 629-271 3
RAMPing for Counselors EDCI 629-272 3
Teaching AP Classes EDCI 629-273 3
Teaching Computer Science in 6-12 EDCI 629-274 3
Teaching for Rigor in K-12 Classrooms EDCI 629-275 3
Tech Tools for the Math Classroom EDCI 629-276 3
The 4 C's of Project Based Learning EDCI 629-277 3
The A in STEAM Stands for Art? EDCI 629-278 3
Using Anchor Charts EDCI 629-279 3
Adding Relevance to Teaching Mathematics EDCI 629-280 3
Bullying Today EDCI 629-281 3
Designing Blended Learning for Student Engagement and Achievement EDCI 629-282 3
Making the Grade: Crafting Measurable and Meaningful Learning Outcomes EDCI 629-283 3
Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities in the Inclusive Classroom EDCI 629-284 3
The 4 Levels of Depth of Knowledge (DOK) EDCI 629-285 3
Shaping Global Citizens through World Crisis Education EDCI 629-286 3
The Role of Technology in the Inclusive Classroom? EDCI 629-287 3
Using Technology to Support Students With Special Needs EDCI 629-288 3
Deconstructing the IEP EDCI 629-289 3
Implementing Creative Projects in Literacy EDCI 629-290 3
Fostering Computer Literacy EDCI 629-291 3
Fostering Mathematical Mindsets EDCI 629-292 3
Helping Children Overcome Depression EDCI 629-293 3
High-Incidence Disabilities EDCI 629-294 3
Integrating Technology into the PE Classroom EDCI 629-295 3
Student Mobility: Supporting New Students EDCI 629-297 3
Successful Parent-Teacher Conferences EDCI 629-298 3
Take Control of RTI EDCI 629-299 3
Teaching Math With Children's Literature EDCI 629-300 3
Teaching Science to Elementary Students EDCI 629-301 3
Teaching Social Studies K-5: An Interdisciplinary Approach EDCI 629-302 3
The General Educator��s Guide to Special Education EDCI 629-303 3
The Learning Science of Music EDCI 629-304 3
Benefit Mindset and Altruism EDCI 629-305 3
Civics and Government EDCI 629-306 3
Close Reading EDCI 629-307 3
College Readiness for English Language Learners EDCI 629-308 2
Communicating With Parents of Students With Special Needs EDCI 629-309 1
Comprehension Strategies for Effective Readers EDCI 629-310 2
Curbing Disruptive Behavior EDCI 629-311 1
Every Student Succeeds Acts (ESSA) EDCI 629-312 1
Flexible Seating EDCI 629-313 1
Game-Based Strategies for Language Instruction EDCI 629-314 3
Helping Students Overcome Trauma EDCI 629-315 3
Integrating Health and Wellness into the Elementary Classroom EDCI 629-316 3
Integrating Music Across the Content Areas EDCI 629-317 3
Integrating Native and Heritage Speakers in the Language Classroom EDCI 629-318 3
Makerspaces in the School Library? EDCI 629-319 3
Math Manipulatives for Geometry EDCI 629-320 3
Personalized Professional Development Practicum EDCI 629-321 3
Preparing Students for the Workforce EDCI 629-322 3
Teachers as Leaders EDCI 629-323 3
Writing Workshop Model in the Classroom EDCI 629-324 1
Computerless Coding: Play-Based Strategies and Tools EDCI 629-325 3
Innovative Assessment in PE EDCI 629-326 3
Students are not Customers EDCI 629-327 3
Supporting Students with Disruptive Behavior Disorders EDCI 629-328 3
A Year in the Life of a School Leader: A Roadmap to Success EDCI 629-331 3
Climate Change: Engagin Students in a Global Conversation EDCI 629-332 3
Creating an Effective Instructional Coaching Program for Your School EDCI 629-333 3
Fostering Active Learning in Chemistry EDCI 629-334 3
Implementing Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategies EDCI 629-335 3
Recruiting, Retaining & Reengaging Excellent Teachers EDCI 629-336 3
Teaching Early Learners through Math & Literacy PBL EDCI 629-337 3
Teaching Life Skills & Financial Literacy EDCI 629-338 3
Understanding Oppositional Defiant Disorder EDCI 629-339 3
Using Data to Understand Inequities in Schools EDCI 629-340 3
Assessment Strategies for SEL EDCI 629-341 3
Pickleball: Teaching One of the Fastest Growing Sports EDCI 629-342 2
Summer Learning Strategies: Combatting the Summer Slide EDCI 629-343 1
Teaching Team Handball 6-12 EDCI 629-344 2
Flipping the Special Area Classroom EDCI 629-345 3
Jumpstarting Online Assessments EDCI 629-346 1
A Well Managed Classroom for 21st?Century Education EDCI 629-347 3
Drugs, Kids and Teachers? EDCI 629-348 3
Essential Classroom Technology for Teachers EDCI 629-349 3
Flipping Your Classroom EDCI 629-350 3
Leadership in Special Education? EDCI 629-351 3
Teaching Students with High Functioning Autism EDCI 629-352 3

For more information and to register for these courses, visit the Adventist Learning Community home page at www.adventistlearningcommunity.com/.

To receive 1 graduate credit ($150) from Andrews University for one of the Adventist Learning Community courses, use this additional registration form.

Course Title Course Number Credits
Integrating Technology Through Service EDCI-622-001 1
Technology for 21st Century Learning EDCI-622-002 1
Global Classroom Collaborations EDCI-622-003 1
Technology in the Early Elementary Classroom EDCI-622-004 1
The Role of Questions in the Classroom EDCI-622-005 1
Becoming a Mentor Teacher EDCI-622-006 1

For more information or to register for one of these courses, visit the Ed Technology Specialists home page at www.edtechnologyspecialists.com.

Course Title Course Number Credits
Assisting Special Needs Learners with Instructional Technology EDCI 639-004 3
Visual Learners in the Digital Age: Digital Storytelling, Infographics, and Other Web 2.0 Tools EDCI 639-005 3
Enhancing the Reading Classroom with Technology EDCI 639-007 3
Game-Based Learning: Unleashing the Power of Gaming in the Classroom EDCI 639-008 3
Genius Hour: Inquiry-Based Technology-Infused Learning in the Classroom EDCI 639-009 3
Instructional Technology for Flipped Learning: Interactive Engagement & Informative Feedback EDCI 639-011 3
21st Century Tools for Engagement EDCI 639-012 3
Diving Deeper with Digital Devices:Storytelling Choices and Reflection Tools EDCI 639-016 3
G Suite for Education: Integration and Application for Educators EDCI 639-017 3
Instant Relevance, Using Today's Experiences To Teach Tomorrow's Lessons EDCI 639-018 3
Technology-Infused Discussion Groups: Digital Tools to Enhance Student Discourse EDCI 639-019 3
Using G Suite To Enhance the 6-12 Math Classroom EDCI 639-020 3
Writing = Thinking: Strategies for All Content Areas EDCI 639-021 3
Ed Tech Tools for Creation and Collaboration EDCI 639-022 1
Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development EDCI 639-023 3
Exploring the World Around us Through Virtual Field Trips EDCI 639-024 3
Methodologies and Best Practices for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages EDCI 639-025 3
Motivating Girls To "Lean In" To Pursue Passion-Driven Careers In STEM EDCI 639-027 3
Strategies for Digital Literacy in Every Classroom(same as 015 name change need to phase out 015) EDCI 639-028 3
Edtech Applications for K-6 EDCI 639-030 3
Online Learning: Best Practices to Leverage the Power of Distance Learning EDCI 639-031 3
Google Classroom and Collaborative Tools to Support Online Learning EDCI 639-032 3

For more information, visit the Learner's Edge, Inc., home page at www.learnersedge.com.

Course Title Course Number Credits LEI Number
Achieving Success with English Language Learners EDCI 641-003 3 842
Across the Spectrum: Teaching Students with Autism EDCI 641-004 3 776
ADHD: Focusing, Learning, Teaching EDCI 641-005 3 5027
Assignment Homework: Where, When & Why? EDCI 641-007 3 5045
Brain Works: Better Teaching with the Brain in Mind EDCI 641-008 3 505
Building Comprehension in the Primary Grades EDCI 641-010 3 760
Building Successful Readers in All Content Areas EDCI 641-012 3 880
Caring for the Mental Health of your Students EDCI 641-014 1 854
Conferring with Young Writers EDCI 641-016 3 642
Create and Captivate: Using an Online Presence to Teach EDCI 641-017 3 5835
Differentiated Learning: How to Teach to Varying Abilities and Levels EDCI 641-020 3 717
Effective Classroom Management: Discipline with Dignity EDCI 641-024 3 737
Excelling in the Early Childhood Classroom EDCI 641-027 3 910
Fully Wired: Understanding and Empowering Adolescents EDCI 641-029 3 693
Instructional Strategies that Work EDCI 641-035 3 704
Math Works: Teaching Math with the Brain in Mind EDCI 641-041 3 970
One Stop Shop: Online Docs, Sketches, Spreadsheets & Virtual EDCI 641-042 3 5833
Parent Trap: Achieving Success with Difficult Parents & Difficult Situations EDCI 641-043 3 859
Reaching Young Readers: Improving Reading Skills K-3 EDCI 641-047 3 653
Refocus & Recharge: Strategies for Finding Balance in Teaching EDCI 641-049 3 5792
Sticks and Stones: The No-Bully Zone EDCI 641-052 3 712
Succeeding with the Struggling Student EDCI 641-053 3 753
Successful Strategies in Literacy EDCI 641-054 3 5044
Teach Like a Champ: Effective Strategies for an Engaging Classroom EDCI 641-057 3 5683
Teach Well, Learn Well: RTI EDCI 641-058 3 921
The Challenging Child: Strategies for the Early Childhood Classroom EDCI 641-061 3 5838
The Culturally Competent Educator EDCI 641-063 3 5702
What Great Middle School Teachers Do EDCI 641-074 3 968
What Great Teachers Do EDCI 641-075 3 855
Co-Teaching; Partners in Practice EDCI 641-078 3 5843
Engaging Parents for Student Success EDCI 641-079 3 5844
Grief & Your Students: Honoring, Sharing and Healing EDCI 641-080 1 5845
Flipping your Classroom; Your Lessons, Your Learning EDCI 641-083 1 5842
Learning to Learn: Student Skills for School & Life EDCI 641-085 3 5847
Raise the Bar: Positive Intervention for Students who Challenge K-8 EDCI 641-087 3 5849
PBIS 101 EDCI 641-088 3 5850
Leading Intentional Talk With Young Math Students EDCI 641-090 3 5852
A Moving Body; A Thinking Brain EDCI 641-091 3 5853
Moving Math: How to use Different Math Stations EDCI 641-092 3 5854
Neurodiversity: A New Approach for Students with Special Needs EDCI 641-093 3 5855
Project Based Learning: Create, Collaborate & Innovate EDCI 641-094 3 5856
Mindsets Matter EDCI 641-099 3 731
Consumer to Creator: Coding and Kids EDCI 641-100 1 804
Making the Shift to STEM Education EDCI 641-102 3 5080
Mindful Leadership in Schools EDCI 641-103 3 898
Special Education Law 101: Rights of Students, Responsibility of Educators EDCI 641-104 1 687
STEAM Education: Integrating the Arts into Your Classroom EDCI 641-105 3 5795
Trauma - Sensitive Teaching: Helping Students EDCI 641-112 3 5007
Writers Workshop: Engage Students Using Mentor Texts… EDCI 641-114 3 5015
Using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) EDCI 641-115 3 5035
Get that Grant! Grant Writing for Teachers EDCI 641-116 3 5085
Literacy and Learning EDCI 641-117 3 506
Empathy & Understanding; The New Tools for Students with Challenging Behavior EDCI 641-119 3 5032
Equitable Learning with Assistive Technology in the Classroom EDCI 641-120 3 5034
Five Fabulous Skills for Lifelong Success EDCI 641-121 3 5041
Focus on Phonics for Effective Reading, Writing, & Spelling Instruction EDCI 641-122 3 5030
Increasing Comprehension with Close Reading in Your Classroom EDCI 641-124 3 5040
Making Content Accessible for Your English Language Learner EDCI 641-125 3 5025
Reaching Success: How to Support Students with Emotional & Behavioral Disorders EDCI 641-127 3 5014
Strategies for Decreasing Teacher Burnout: A Resilience Revolution EDCI 641-128 3 5028
Stronger School Communities through Improved Communication EDCI 641-129 3 5037
The Reading Fluency Toolbox EDCI 641-130 1 5042
Transitioning to Adulthood for Students with Disabilities: The Future is Bright EDCI 641-133 3 5039
Victorious Vocabulary Instruction for Remarkable Reading EDCI 641-134 3 5038
Creating an Inclusive Classroom for Students with Exceptionalities EDCI 641-135 3 5029
Developing Expert Learners Through Personalized Learning EDCI 641-136 3 5016
Digital Literacy: Engaging Technology for Learning to Read and Reading to Learn EDCI 641-137 3 5036
Mindsets & Math: Enjoyment & Achievement for All EDCI 641-138 3 5033
Reading Instruction for the Head & Heart EDCI 641-140 3 5009
Social Media Responsibility: Speaking the Language & Keeping Kids Healthy EDCI 641-141 3 5060
Think Like a Historian! Teaching Historical Investigations in Social Situations EDCI 641-143 3 5017
Wholehearted Teachings: Reigniting Your Passion for the Teaching Profession EDCI 641-144 3 5021
Boosting Social Emotional Learning through Sport & Physical Education EDCI 641-145 3 5055
Digital Citizenship in the Classroom EDCI 641-146 2 806
Growing Gifts EDCI 641-148 3 5066
Move, Grow, Play EDCI 641-149 3 5057
Social Emotional Learning EDCI 641-150 3 5031
Teaching Students with interuppted Formal Education EDCI 641-151 3 5020
Vocabulary Instruction & Word Learning for Secondary Content Areas EDCI 641-152 3 5065
Improving Outcomes for Students in Poverty EDCI 641-154 3 5077
Solving the Reading Puzzle: Using Assessment to Drive Intervention EDCI 641-155 3 5078
Teacher Leadership: A Guide for Professional Evolution EDCI 641-156 3 5083
Impactful Coaching: Reflection, Support, Growth (154 was prev ind for this but was already assigned) EDCI 641-157 3 5084
Going Above & Beyond Academics for English Language Learners EDCI 641-158 3 5068
Curriculum Design & Instructional Strategies: Education's Dynamic Duo (153 was prev ind but ala) EDCI 641-159 3 5086
Anxiety Awareness: Empowering Students with Help and Hope EDCI 641-160 3 5102
Building Strong Relationships in the Classroom: Care to Connect EDCI 641-161 2 5058
From Trauma-Informed to Trauma-Invested: Creating a Culture of Safety EDCI 641-162 3 5062
The Practice and Power of Vulnerability in the Classroom EDCI 641-164 3 5101

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Course Title Course Number Credits MTI Number
21st Century Assessment; Raising Student Achievement EDCI 626-001 3 594
21st Century Digital Fluencies for Literacy EDCI 626-002 3 542
50 Ways to Improve Your Students Behavior EDCI 626-003 3 523
75 Ways to Be a Better Teacher Tomorrow EDCI 626-004 3 508
Active Reading Strategies for Middle & High school EDCI 626-005 3 515
Adapted Physical Education: Including Students with Disabilities in Sports and Recreation EDCI 626-006 3 588
Adapting Common Core for the Struggling Student EDCI 626-007 3 504
Advanced Google Tools in Education EDCI 626-008 3 559
Analyzing the Business Landscape of Public Schools EDCI 626-009 3 576
Assessment in a Differentiated Classroom for New & experienced Teachers EDCI 626-010 3 597
Best Practice Reading Strategy: Literature Circles in the K-12 Classroom EDCI 626-011 3 516
Boys & Girls Learn Differently: Proven Methods to Design the ultimate K-12 Classroom EDCI 626-012 3 522
Brain Powered Classroom: Focus, Mindfulness, Emotional Wellness EDCI 626-013 3 532
Building Digital Citizens EDCI 626-014 3 557
Building Literacy Skills for Students with Disabilities EDCI 626-015 3 521
Bullying: Prevention and Intervention in K-12 EDCI 626-016 3 584
Classroom management: Researched & Proven Strategies that Work EDCI 626-017 3 590
Compassionate Teaching :?Building A Trauma Sensitive Classroom EDCI 626-018 3 549
Creating a Classroom Environment for English Learners EDCI 626-019 3 529
Creating a Mindful Classroom: Incorporating Mindfulness in Education EDCI 626-020 3 573
Dealing with Difficult Parents: An Educators and Counselors Survival Guide EDCI 626-021 3 593
Developing a Growth Mindset: For Teachers of all Ages and Curriculum EDCI 626-022 3 534
Differentiation for Gifted Students EDCI 626-023 3 525
Differentiation in the Classroom: Helping All Students Find Success EDCI 626-024 3 535
Disciplinary Literacy: Practical Strategies for Content Area Teachers EDCI 626-025 3 582
Education and Social Media:? Toward A Digital Future EDCI 626-026 3 566
Effective Instructional Practices for English Learners EDCI 626-027 3 528
Empowering Students Through Innovation EDCI 626-028 3 545
Essential Common Core Strategies for Reading & Writing EDCI 626-029 3 502
Fostering Resilient Learners: Creating a Student Sensitive Classroom EDCI 626-030 3 572
Gamification: Boost Comprehension Collaboration and Learning Using Online Based Technology EDCI 626-031 3 556
Google Tools for Educators EDCI 626-032 3 564
Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum EDCI 626-033 3 547
Habits of Mind to Empower Personalized Learning EDCI 626-034 3 507
How Poverty Affects Students' Brains: Brain Research & effective Strategies to Improve Academic Achivement and Readiness EDCI 626-035 3 538
How the Brain Learns: Effective Strategies & Interventions to Maximize Student Learning EDCI 626-036 3 524
How to Leverage Technology to Teach and Assess Writing EDCI 626-037 3 558
Improving Student Achievement through School Wide Leading EDCI 626-038 3 589
Integrating your Curriculum with STEM EDCI 626-039 3 505
Introduction to Special Education: The Basics of Disabilities and IEP's EDCI 626-040 3 519
Leaders in the Classroom EDCI 626-041 3 596
Learning & Implementing Common Core Math for Middle and High School EDCI 626-042 3 503
Learning & Motivation: Practical Strategies for Your Classroom EDCI 626-043 3 570
Measuring Effective Teaching EDCI 626-044 3 501
Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology EDCI 626-045 3 574
PLCs: working together as a Team EDCI 626-046 3 586
Positive Behavior Intervention Supports EDCI 626-047 3 555
Power of Growth Mindset: Transform Teaching, Leadership of all Learners EDCI 626-048 3 533
Powerful Teacher Language: Using Words to Help Children Succeed EDCI 626-049 3 537
Raising Expectations: Returning Rigor to the Classroom EDCI 626-050 3 579
Rediscovering Your Passion for Teaching: Increasing Student Achievement EDCI 626-051 3 571
Social & Emotional Learning in the 21st Century EDCI 626-052 3 539
Social Emotional Learning: Creating a Positive Culture & Climate in your Classroom EDCI 626-053 3 512
Solving Behavior Issues to Create a Positive Classroom EDCI 626-054 3 546
Strategies for Supporting Students with Anxiety EDCI 626-055 3 583
Students with ADHD: Teaching with Success & Growth EDCI 626-056 3 517
Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Teaching with Strategies and Methodologies EDCI 626-057 3 518
Students with Learning Disabilities: Reaching higher Achievement Across all Grade Levels EDCI 626-058 3 520
Teach With Your Strengths:How Great Teachers Inspire Their Students EDCI 626-059 3 509
Teachers Toolbox: Proven Strategies for Student Success EDCI 626-060 3 500
The 21st Century Digitally-Infused Teacher EDCI 626-061 3 562
The Art of Teaching: Getting the most out of Students EDCI 626-062 3 540
The Effects of Poverty on 21st Century Education EDCI 626-063 3 585
The New Art and Science of Teaching Writing: 100 Instructional Strategies For K-12 Students EDCI 626-064 3 552
The Power of Formative Assessment EDCI 626-065 3 536
The Role of GRIT: Embracing GRIT as an Educator EDCI 626-066 3 541
Unlocking Students Potential with Technologies EDCI 626-067 3 575
Using Technology to Make Differentiating Fast and Easy EDCI 626-068 3 563
Vocabulary for the Modern Day Classroom: K-12 Strategies for ELL/ESL, Content Areas & Beyond EDCI 626-069 3 595
Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom EDCI 626-070 3 560
Web 2.0: Cool Tools for Schools EDCI 626-071 3 561
The Whole Brain Child EDCI 626-072 3 592
The New Art and Science of Teaching Reading & Comprehension EDCI 626-073 3 592
Drug Abuse:? Signs, Symptoms & Strategies for Education Professionals EDCI 626-074 3 510
Unleashing the Power of Relationships in Todays Schools EDCI 626-075 3 578
Teaching Students Living in Conditions of Poverty EDCI 626-076 3 515
Online Teaching for K-12 Schools EDCI 626-077 3 500
Teaching in the Post-Covid Classroom EDCI 626-078 3 506

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Course Title Course Number Credits
Action Research for the Classroom EDCI 631-001 3
Action Research in the E-Learning Environment EDCI 631-002 3
Building Online Collaborative Environments EDCI 631-003 3
Cultural Competence: A Transformative Journey EDCI 631-004 3
Differentiated Instruction for Today's Classroom EDCI 631-007 3
Educating the Net-Generation EDCI 631-008 3
Facilitating Online Learning Communities EDCI 631-009 3
Instructional Design for Online Educators EDCI 631-012 3
Reading Across the Curriculum EDCI 631-014 3
Successful Teaching for Acceptance of Responsibility EDCI 631-017 3
Teaching the English Language Learner EDCI 631-019 3
Using Online Resources to Bring Primary Sources to the Classroom EDCI 631-020 3
Purposeful Learning Through Multiple Intelligences EDCI 631-023 3
Classroom Management: Orchestrating a Community of Learners EDCI 631-041 3
Teaching Through Learning Channels EDCI 631-042 3
Blended and Synchronous Learning Design EDCI 631-045 3
Foundations of Literacy: Beginning Reading EDCI 631-047 3
Instructional Coaching EDCI 631-048 3
Building a Professional Network EDCI 631-049 3
Classroom Communication EDCI 631-050 3
Content and Assessment EDCI 631-051 3
Creating an Effective Classroom Culture EDCI 631-052 3
Instructional Strategies to Increase Student Achievement EDCI 631-053 3
Purposeful and Engaging Classroom Discussions EDCI 631-054 3
Responsive Teaching and Equitable Practices EDCI 631-055 3
Achieving Student Outcomes through Cooperative Learning EDCI 631-056 3
Collaborative Inquiry for Students? EDCI 631-057 3
Designing Motivation for All Learners EDCI 631-058 3
Professional Learning for Teacher Effectiveness EDCI 631-059 3
Social Emotional Learning:? Essential to Student Success EDCI 631-060 3
Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom EDCI 631-061 3
Student Engagement & Standards-Based Learning EDCI 631-062 3