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Enroll in Spring 2015 Professional Development Courses

WHRO Education and Virginia's PBS TeacherLine offer a number of online professional development courses for educators each semester. Below you will find the schedule for our Spring 2015 courses. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions or Call Us at 866.559.2353. Or, view full course listings and discount information here.

WHRO Education Professional Development Courses
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AKINST500.34: Online Teaching Methodology
Monday, 3/30/2015 through Sunday, 5/17/2015 – 60 hours/7 weeks
The Online Teaching Methodology professional development course is designed to prepare educators for teaching in the K-12 online environment. The content provides participants with effective strategies and methodologies for quality online instruction. During this seven-week online course, participants will explore topics including asynchronous and synchronous learning, learning management systems, instructional tools, communication, collaboration, accountability, assessments, instructor evaluations and much more. At the end of this course, participants will be prepared to provide high-quality instruction to secondary students in the online environment.
Points/Credit Hours: 60 recertification points. Three graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course. Enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator.
Audience: Those interested in teaching or creating online courses.
Cost: $455.00 | Register: Click Here

AKTECH400.153: TSIP Anytime Anywhere
Monday, 3/30/2015 through Sunday, 5/10/2015 – 45 hours/6 weeks
TSIP Anytime Anywhere is a six-week online course that is an online adaptation of the ever popular Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel (TSIP) Certification course that has been offered for years as a face-to-face class through the C.I.I. The purpose of this course is designed to assist Virginia Educators in exploring and developing expertise with the various aspects of telecommunications tools as well as model the ways in which these tools can be used for personal learning and for integration into the teaching/learning process. This course will focus on six main areas: beginning Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and beginning Internet.
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points. No graduate credit available.
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12.
Cost: $405.00 | Register: Click Here

AKINST300.21: The Art and Science of Effective Classroom Management
Monday, 4/6/2015 through Sunday, 5/17/2015 - 30 hours/6 weeks
This six-week online course addresses components of successful classroom management, including managing the environment, student behavior, instruction, student productivity and cultural diversity.
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points. No graduate credit available.
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12.
Cost: $355.00 | Register: Click Here

 

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Courses
Graduate credit is available for most of Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses through a variety of colleges and universities. James Madison University is our local Virginia graduate credit provider and offers credit at a discounted rate.

RDLA157.199: Teaching Phonemic Awareness and Phonics
Monday, 4/6/2015 through Sunday, 5/17/2015 - 45 hours/6 weeks
Bring the ideal balance of oral language, phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, and written language to your language arts instruction. Study the stages of literacy development and practice assessing the performance of budding young readers. Learn to design instructional activities that strengthen students' skills in phonemic and phonological awareness, letter-sound correspondence and phonograms.
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points. Three graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course. Enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator.
Audience: Teachers, Grades PreK-3.
Cost: $405.00 | Register: Click Here

INST315.90: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences
Monday, 4/6/2015 through Sunday, 5/17/2015 - 30 hours/6 weeks
Discover the advantages of teaching methods that engage multiple intelligences and explore ways to implement them. You will also learn to teach and assess students differently based on their individual intellectual styles.
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points. Two graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course. Enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator.
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12.
Cost: $355.00 | Register: Click Here