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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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America's History in the Making: A Special Collection from Annenberg Learner - 45hr

Bridging World History: A Special Collection from Annenberg Learner - 45 hr*

Integrating Technology Into The Secondary Social Sciences Curriculum - 30hr

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America's History in the Making: A Special Collection from Annenberg Learner - 45hr

SOST507

Bring history to life with biographical accounts, video, classroom activities, and Web-based interactives. This course explores American history content and classroom implications for using digital primary sources. You will learn to build content knowledge as you explore each era in American history from Pre-Columbian societies in North America through the Industrial Revolution to today's evolving society and America's position as a global superpower.

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) James Madison University graduate credit

Audience: Teachers, Grades 6-12

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]
SOST507 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Integrating Technology Into The Secondary Social Sciences Curriculum - 30hr

AKSS360

This course is designed to integrate a variety of instructional technologies with the state of Virginia Standards of Learning for secondary social sciences. Teachers will discover resources including primary sources, projects, lesson plans and interactive activities available for inclusion in classroom activities to bring social sciences alive for their students. Each week will focus on a specific type of technology, with participants applying the techniques to their area of focus. Learners will be encouraged to collaborate with others to design creative and original lesson plans, projects, rubrics or presentations. Learners should already have a basic foundation in instructional technical technology utilizing the Windows 98/2000/XP platform with Microsoft Office 97/2000/XP.

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

Audience: Social Science Teachers, grades 6-12

Cost:

WHRO Education Online Professional Development - Powered by WHRO and VSTEOnline | Download Syllabus [PDF]
AKSS360 WHRO Education Online Professional Development Course
Facilitator: Pati Terry
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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Bridging World Histor: A Special Collection from Annenberg Learner- 45hr

SOST502

This inquiry-based course will enable you to research and explore the world history concepts and resources that meet your curriculum and student learning needs. Delve into world history units provided by Annenberg Learner that explore global patterns through time, seeing history as an integrated whole with an eye to bringing world history concepts to life in the classroom. Develop essential questions and a framework based on your curriculum for your exploration and work through this course. Analyze primary source documents, artifacts, and expert videos and develop an instructional unit to implement with students that develops their historical thinking skills and brings the past to life in your classroom.

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) James Madison University graduate credit

Audience: Teachers, Grades 6-12

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]
SOST502.29 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/17/18 - Tue, 2/27/18 / Any


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