The participants in this course will interpret how conversations, emotions, motivations, and perceptions with staff will create an environment that can either raise them to higher levels of achievement or push them down.
This course strengthens a school leader’s ability to analyze and evaluate effective classroom discussions and discussion techniques used to facilitate a collaborative classroom culture. Participants will develop the knowledge and skills to lead and support high-quality discourse necessary in teaching and learning excellence.
Karen Wagnon, Human Behavior Specialist. In this course, the participate will have an understanding and distinguish the difference between ”internal needs" and "external drives" necessary to become a more effective leader to understand and identify the contexts of each Industry Facet of Life by discovering, examining and reflecting on HOW...
This course will guide classroom educators as they journey along a pathway toward implementing SAMR levels and 21st Century Skills into an instructional technology integrated lesson.
This is an introductory course designed to help educators understand the implications of Illinois Senate Bill 100 (Public Act 099-0456) on local discipline policy and practices. Dr. Diana Zaleski will describe non-exclusionary alternatives to out-of-school suspension and expulsion.
The National Council on Measurement in Education, American Federation of Teachers, and National Education Association collaboratively developed the Standards for Teacher Competence in Educational Assessment of Students. This course you will help you learn strategies that will support you and your colleagues to meet these standards.
In this course, the presenter shares the "Elements of Effective Instruction Tool" and an overview of the"Writing Workshop". Section One will discuss: 1) the importance of daily writing, 2) student motivation, 3) teaching with published works, 4) the writing process, and 5) teaching grammar in context. Sections 2 and Section...
This course introduces educators to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and explains the impact these traumatic experiences have on health and behavioral outcomes for children. The course also identifies appropriate health and behavioral interventions educators might advocate for within their schools and community.
This course describes the scores and reports available in the K-12 Score Reporting Portal and suggests how to use the reports to improve student outcomes.
While it is required for high school students to be trained in CPR/AED, there is not a requirement for teachers or staff to receive training. This course is designed for administrators after a life-altering experience happened at an Illinois school district.
This is an introduction to the SAT Suite of Assessments. Learn about the knowledge and skills assessed, scores, and benefits of the Suite.
This is a deep-dive into the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section of the SAT Suite of Assessments. Review test specifications, sample questions and explore instructional strategies to build student skills.
This is a deep-dive into the Math Section of the SAT Suite of Assessments. Participants will review test specifications, sample questions, and explore instructional strategies to build student skills.
This is a course that explores the Analysis in Science cross-test score on the SAT Suite of Assessments. The course will identify the knowledge and skills assessed on the SAT that relate to science, review sample questions, and consider instructional strategies to build student skills.
This is a course that explores the Analysis in History/Social Studies cross-test score on the SAT Suite of Assessments. This course will identify the knowledge and skills assessed on the SAT that relate to history/social studies, review sample questions, and consider instructional strategies to build student skills.