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Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Course Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.
National PBS TeacherLine Course Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.
These courses have been approved for graduate credit through James Madison University at an additional fee of only $90 per credit hour. James Madison University graduate credit
Only one graduate credit for JMU. James Madison - 1 graduate credit
These courses have graduate credit available, but not through JMU. graduate credit - not through James Madison University
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Fostering Collaboration, Inquiry, And Critical Thinking In Middle School Science (Grades 5-8) - 30hr

Integrating Technology Into The Middle Science Curriculum - 30hr

K-12 STEM Using NASA Resources (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) - 45hr

Plants and Animals - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 30hr

Scientific Inquiry and Field Work: Discovering with Technology for Grades 6-8 - 30hr

Structure of the Earth System - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 30hr

Teaching About Genetics - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 30hr

Teaching Earth and Space Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 45hr

Teaching Elementary Life Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 45hr

Teaching Elementary Physical Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 45hr

Teaching High School Biology - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 45hr

Teaching High School Physical Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 45hr

Teaching Middle School Life Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 45hr

Teaching Middle School Physical Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 45hr

Teaching Reading In Science - 30hr

The Habitable Planet: A Systems Approach to Environmental Science - Special Collection from annenberg Learner - 45hr *

 

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Fostering Collaboration, Inquiry, And Critical Thinking In Middle School Science (Grades 5-8) - 30hr

SCIE130

Science can engage and encourage students to think critically and logically. In this course, you will learn to integrate technology into the classroom to encourage students to ask questions, collaborate with others, and explore and evaluate data. Discover software and Web activities designed to help your students organize and consolidate their thinking, communicate their ideas clearly, and analyze and evaluate the ideas of others.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) James Madison University graduate credit

Audience: Teachers, Grades 5-8

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE130 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text12352); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online |
Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE130 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

JMU credit available!

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Integrating Technology Into The Middle Science Curriculum - 30hr

AKSCIE360

The teaching of Science over the past decade has evolved with an emphasis on inquiry skills throughout the curriculum. Through active learning students are engaged in not only mastering important facts, skills and concepts, but in internalizing them so that they can be applied in various contexts. Whereas the Science lab is the center for this kind of hands-on learning, technology offers new and exciting ways to bring Science alive for students. More importantly, technology can accommodate students' different orientations to learning and understanding. Technology and Science are a dynamic combination, and through this course you will explore the strategies, resources and possibilities for middle school teachers to integrate them across the curriculum.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (0 graduate credit)

Audience: Middle School Science Teachers

Cost:

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AKSCIE360
WHRO Education Online Professional Development Course
Facilitator: Debbie Rollins
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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K-12 STEM Using NASA Resources (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) - 45hr

AKSTEM400

This course seeks to provide a way to teach mathematics and science in an integrated format that blends technology, engineering, and problem-solving into activities that are engaging but are also aligned with Virginia math, science, and technology standards. Because NASA has already been instrumental in creating STEM lessons, we will focus on their resources. The effective use of instructional technologies that appeal to 21st Century Learners will also be a significant strand for this course. Four STEM lesson plans, each focusing on one of NASA’s Mission Directorates and utilizing different instructional technologies, will be major projects. These include Aeronautics, Science, Exploration, and Space Operations.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (0 graduate credit)

Audience: K-12 Math, Science, Technology, and Engineering Teachers

Cost:

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AKSTEM400.109 WHRO Education Online Professional Development Course
Facilitator: Sharon Hurwitz
Date/Time: Mon, 6/29/15 - Sun, 8/9/15 / Any

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Plants and Animals - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 30hr

SCIE504

A topic immersion course on Teaching Elementary Life Science.
Lead your students' examination of how the structures and functions of plants and animals help them meet their needs as living things. Explore strategies for the use of concept maps and effective uses of live plants and animals in the classroom to present plants as producers and animals as consumers.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching Elementary Life Science (SCIE500). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades K-4

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE504 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text59963); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online |
Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE504 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE504 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE504 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE504 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE504 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE504 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE504 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE504 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

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Scientific Inquiry and Field Work: Discovering with Technology for Grades 6-8 - 30hr

SCIE120

Keep your students engaged by incorporating current technology into your science curriculum. Visit Web sites that enable students to collect and analyze data using Online | equipment and learn high-tech strategies that allow them to record and analyze information, investigate the results, and share their findings. Then design a unit plan for an ecosystem field trip that incorporates what you've learned.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) James Madison University graduate credit

Audience: Teachers, Grades 6-8

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE120 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text95920); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online |
Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE120 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

JMU credit available!

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Structure of the Earth System - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 30hr

SCIE564

A topic immersion course on Teaching Earth and Space Science
Develop content knowledge about landform processes, data sets, and mapping tools while you learn effective teaching methodologies, strategies, and tools for use in teaching earth and space science concepts. Uncover the processes that account for the Earth's ever-changing appearance, and investigate how the rock cycle connects to these processes.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching Earth and Space Science (SCIE560). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades 5-12

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE564 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text21642); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online |
Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE564 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE564 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE564 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE564 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE564 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE564 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE564 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE564 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

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Teaching About Genetics - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 30hr

SCIE524

A topic immersion course on Teaching High School Biology.
Provide your students with a deep and meaningful understanding of genetics by learning to employ content knowledge, sound teaching strategies, and real-life case studies. You'll explore methods to identify the challenging topics and "big ideas" in genetics and discover new resources and strategies to approach them.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching High School Biology (SCIE520). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Science Teachers, Grades 9-12

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE524 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text3477); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE524 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Teaching Earth and Space Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 45hr

SCIE560

Master the principles of constructivist-learning and exploration based science instruction as you gain a comprehensive understanding of earth and space science to drive your students' success. You will develop content knowledge about Earth as a system, landform processes, Earth's history, the Sun-Earth-Moon system, and weather and climate and discover a range of effective methods and strategies to approach these topics.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades 5-12

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE560 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text95516); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE560 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time:
Not currently scheduled.

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Teaching Elementary Life Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 45hr

SCIE500

Enhance your understanding and teaching of life science. In addition to developing content knowledge, you will be introduced to the constructivist learning model, learn a range of effective teaching methodologies and experience a media-rich learning environment which you can use with your students.

Note: Four shorter courses (SCIE502, SCIE504, SCIE506, SCIE508) offering an immersion-focus into specific topics covered within this course are also available from PBS TeacherLine. When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades K-5

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE500 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text60861); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE500 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time:
Not currently scheduled.

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Teaching Elementary Physical Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 45hr

SCIE530

Enhance your understanding and teaching of physical science by exploring the concepts of motion, force, and matter that are part of daily life. Learn to incorporate observation, discourse, and experimentation into classroom lessons.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades K-4

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE530 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text68539); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE530 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time:
Not currently scheduled.

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Teaching High School Biology - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 45hr

SCIE520

Learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching standards-based science topics, including genetics, evolution, and cell biology. Gain practice using multimedia to explore novel learning environments and methodologies that foster student interest, involve them in the research process, advance their critical thinking skills, and develop their conceptual understanding.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Science Teachers, Grades 9-12

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE520 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text26364); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE520 National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Teaching High School Physical Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 45hr

SCIE550

Teachers and students find most challenging, including atomic and molecular structure, chemical reactions, motions and forces, and the electromagnetic spectrum. Use multimedia to explore novel learning environments and methodologies that foster student interest, involve them in the research process, advance their critical thinking skills, and develop their conceptual understanding.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades 9-12

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE550 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE550 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Teaching Middle School Life Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 45hr

SCIE510

Experience the constructivist-learning model firsthand as you deepen your knowledge of the entire range of life science topics: from the structure and function of organisms and cells, to applied genetics and natural selection. This course incorporates inquiry, methodology, and metacognitive strategies for learning and teaching, including scientific reasoning, prediction, abstract and critical thinking to maximize the impact of your science curriculum.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades K-5

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE510 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE510 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time:
Not currently scheduled.

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Teaching Middle School Physical Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Boston - 45hr

SCIE540

Deepen your understanding of the science concepts needed to teach standards-based curricula at the middle-school level. Increase your content knowledge about the physical science topics of energy transfer, light and waves, heat transfer, and density and solubility. Learn methods and metacognitive strategies for learning and teaching, including scientific reasoning, prediction, and abstract and critical thinking to optimize your science teaching experiences.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades 5-8

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE540 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE540 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Teaching Reading In Science - 30hr

RDLA130

Help students unravel the mysteries and complexities of scientific concepts by training them to approach science texts in new ways. Learn effective strategies to help your students arrange ideas, understand text organization, set goals for reading, make meaningful connections, and persevere through challenging materials.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Reading/Language Arts & Science Teachers, Grades 3-12

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online |Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA130 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA130 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/22/14 - Tue, 3/4/14 / Any

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The Habitable Planet: A Systems Approach to Environmental Science -Special Collection from Annenberg Learner - 45hr

SCIE572

This course helps to provide a background for understanding and discussing the natural functioning of the different Earth systems: geophysical systems, the atmosphere, the oceans, and natural ecosystems. Examine the unique characteristics that make our planet habitable and investigate the effects of human actions on different natural systems: land use, air and water pollution, biodiversity decline, and the extraction of resources. What can be predicted, given current trends, if humans act in concert to mitigate their impact on the planetary system? Use inquiry-based learning techniques to determine which multimedia resources—Annenberg Learner videos, interactive labs, and more—will best engage your students and hone their skills as scientific thinkers.

Note: This is a facilitated course. Learners submit coursework and participate in asynchronous discussions throughout the course term, and receive graded feedback.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades 9-12

Cost:


Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE572 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE572 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE572 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE572 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE572 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE572 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE572 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
SCIE572 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

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