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  • Enroll in Fall 2014 Professional Development Courses

    Enroll in Fall 2014 Professional Development Courses

Enroll in Fall 2014 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 Fall 2014 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.

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.

TECH335.125: Digital Tools for Innovative Learning
Monday, 10/6/2014 through Sunday, 11/16/2014 - 30 hours/6 weeks
As schools catch up to the ways technology has transformed life and work, creating meaningful online experiences for students inside and outside of the classroom will become an integral element of education. The options and goals for online content creation are limitless—tools that can create classroom websites, educational blogs, learning portals, wikis, and social media and flipped classroom experiences are easily accessible. This course will help learners develop a positive online presence for themselves and their students. It covers the choices and rationale for educational web publishing, ways to present content on the web, the importance of following social media guidelines in schools, and gives learners the opportunity to create online content—for their students and for their own professional development.
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, Kindergarten-12th
Cost: $355.00 | Register: Click Here

MATH165.191: Enabling Students with Special Needs to Succeed in Math Class
Monday, 10/6/2014 through Sunday, 11/16/2014 - 30 hours/6 weeks
Make mathematics accessible and understandable for all students, including those with disabilities. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandates equity so that, whenever possible, students with disabilities learn in the same classrooms and with the same curricula as their peers. In this course, you will learn how to adapt your own curricula and work with special needs teachers to help your students succeed in the classroom. As your final task, you will develop a plan that builds accessibility strategies into your daily teachings.
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 4-8
Cost: $355.00 | Register: Click Here


WHRO Education Professional Development Courses
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AKINST500.32: Online Teaching Methodology
Monday, 9/29/2014 through Sunday, 11/16/2014 – 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

AKTECH401.130: Web Page Design
Monday, 9/29/2014 through Sunday, 11/9/2014 – 45 hours/6 weeks
Students will understand the history of hypertext markup language as it applies to web pages today. They will identify basic web page design considerations and apply these elements to the creation of a set of 4 web pages. They will use basic HTML code, Internet resources and a web page editor to complete these web pages.  
Points/Credit Hours:  45 recertification points. No graduate credit available.
Audience:  Teachers, Grades K-12
Cost: $405.00 | Register: Click Here