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Content Area Professional Development Offerings

Content Area Professional Development  Offerings

  • Art
  • History
  • Math
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • Technology

ART

COURSE

DESIGN APPLICATIONS

Date Monthly-Beginning the first of each month with access until the end of the month
Time Self-paced online
PDPs 15 Art content PDPs
Cost $150

This Art course will provide participants with design applications for a studio class in a two-dimensional design format.  Concepts will be applied in relation to the arts through in-depth readings and analysis of studio works of art.

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Music


History

Course

America's Hidden Heroes

Date Monthly-beginning the first of each month with access until the end of the month
Time Self-paced online
PDPs 15 HISTORY content PDPs
Coat $150

History is more than dates, names and places.  It is true stories about individuals and events that shaped the world we live in. All the elements of drama - intrigue, courage, cowardice, tragedy and victory are embedded in history. The purpose of this 15 hour self-paced course is to use biography as a teaching tool. The telling of history from the point of view of those who lived it engages the learner by providing insight into the thoughts, emotions, and actions of real people confronting life altering challenges.

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Math

Course
Active Learning in the Precalculus Classroom
Date    Monthly-beginning the first of each month with access until the end of the month
Time Self-paced online
PDPs 15 MATH content PDPs
Cost $150

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Digital Literacy

Course

Integrating MA Digital Literacy & Computer Science Curriculum Frameworks into Elementary Math Education

Date Monthly-Beginning the first of each month
Time Self-paced online
PDP's 15 TECHNOLOGY or MATH content PDP's
Cost $150

This course is an examination of Massachusetts new standards for technology use and skills, which were updated in 2016 from the 2008 standards. The new curriculum framework recognizes the necessity of students’ need for 21st century skills and the increased responsibilities that involves for teachers in all subject areas.  This course focuses on mastery of standards through elementary level math instruction.

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Physical Education/Health Education/and Classroom Teachers

Course
Introduction to Mindfulness and Self Care for You and Your Students
Date Monthly-beginning on the fist of the month
Time Self-paced online
PDPs 15 PE/HEALTH or SEL content PDPs
Cost $150

Research indicates that to improve student success, teachers should provide a classroom enviroment that supports the Social Emotional Learning needs of their students.  This course addesses SEL needs by providing teachers with short, simple mindfulness-based self care skills to personally practice and share with their students at any level in order to release stress. build focus, enhance self-regulation, and support social, emotional, and physical health.

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