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Education and Personal Development

Certifications

Teachers Aide
Price: $3,499.00
The Instructional Paraprofessional Certification Program will prepare you to assist classroom teachers in instruction of mathematics, reading and writing. The required courses include topics in teaching mathematic, reading and writing, an overview of the job of Instructional Paraprofessional and an introduction to child development. The elective courses allow students to explore areas related to instruction including classroom management skills, teaching and learning theories and instructional methods. The Instructional Paraprofessional Certification Program will help prepare you to pass the Educational Testing Services ParaPro Exam or other skills assessment exams and to pass any observation-based certification programs required by your state.. Click here for the full description of Teachers Aide




Courses

Effective Parent-Teacher Meetings
Price: $139.95
In this course, teachers will learn and review constructive communication skills that will enhance the parent/teacher meeting and assist in building positive relationships. Effective communication skills will be included both verbal and nonverbal communication along with proper preparation. In addition, participants will also learn techniques to handle difficult conversations, learn methods for defusing a escalated conversation and redirecting the tone of the meeting. Learners will have the opportunity to watch videos of both productive and non-productive teacher/parent meetings and reflect on the how the skills previously learned. Additional, participants may identify additional tips and tricks that may be useful in their own classroom, such as setting an action plan for the teacher, student and parent to work on together. Lastly, participants will review follow-up activities that can be used after the parent/teacher meeting.. Full description of Effective Parent-Teacher Meetings


Fundamentals of Instructional Design
Price: $270.00
Students will explore ways in which courses can be designed. Students will be introduced to the ADDIE design model and other design models that may work in other environments. Students will write instructional objectives and design a unit of instruction and assessments that support the instructional objects. Students will plan an evaluation of their instructional materials.. Full description of Fundamentals of Instructional Design


GMAT Exam Prep
Price: $139.95
This course will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). You will review the types of questions you will see on the test and learn how you can tackle concepts that may be new to you. You will review verbal lessons as well as quantitative lessons. You will review actual GMAT questions from previous years which are an excellent way to prepare for your own test.. Full description of GMAT Exam Prep


Grammar Essentials
Price: $139.95
We use grammar everyday, so why is it that we don’t regularly review our knowledge? This course is designed to help you improve your writing and review the rules of grammar. You will have the opportunity to brush up on your skills and review some common rules of grammar that may have been forgotten. This course will improve your written expression by providing grammatical lessons and reference materials.. Full description of Grammar Essentials


Grant Writing for Teachers and Educational Support Personnel
Price: $139.95
Grants are a great way to fund school projects. The process of obtaining a grant may seem daunting at first, but many educators have successfully obtained money for their school by writing grant proposals. This course will walk you through the process of developing a plan and writing a grant proposal step-by-step. You will learn tips and techniques from successful grant writers to improve your chances of receiving the funds you need for your school.. Full description of Grant Writing for Teachers and Educational Support Personnel


GRE Exam Prep Part I
Price: $139.95
This course will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on the GRE (Graduate Records Examinations). You will review the types of questions you will see on the test and learn how you can tackle concepts that may be new to you. You will review verbal lessons as well as quantitative lessons. You will review actual GRE questions from previous years which are an excellent way to prepare for your own test.. Full description of GRE Exam Prep Part I


GRE Exam Prep Part II
Price: $139.95
This course will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on the GRE (Graduate Records Examinations). You will review the types of questions you will see on the test and learn how you can tackle concepts that may be new to you. You will review verbal lessons as well as quantitative lessons. You will review actual GRE questions from previous years which are an excellent way to prepare for your own test.. Full description of GRE Exam Prep Part II


Introduction to Writing
Price: $139.95
Do you have exciting stories, plots or characters dancing around in your head? Do you have a life experience or lesson to share, but don't know where to begin? This workshop is designed for those of you interested in entering the realm of creative writing for the first time. Our emphasis is on introducing you to the creative writing process. We'll explore topics such as setting up your writing environment, creating plots, building characters, writing dialog and editing.. Full description of Introduction to Writing


Students as Content Creators
Price: $139.95
This course is designed to introduce the concept of students as content creators and provide a rationale for using content creation with your students, including how it aligns with state or common core standards. Beyond concepts, the course includes examples of student created content, an exploration of available digital tools, and how to incorporate the process of student created content into lesson plans and assessments. This course is intended for teachers at all grade levels in all subject areas.. Full description of Students as Content Creators


Typing Essentials
Price: $139.95
In this Typing Essentials course, we introduce you to the fundamentals of learning to type or keyboard. We'll cover the layout of the keyboard, proper posture, finger and hand position, as well as learning how to use the proper finger for striking the different keys on the keyboard. The course utilizes a typing software tool that provides instruction, practice activities, and skill checks. Whether you are new to keyboarding or looking to enhance your current capabilities, this is for you! Learn to build confidence, enhance accuracy and speed in your typing skills!. Full description of Typing Essentials