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Professional Development Course Descriptions

The one-on-one support that educators need, when they need it, combined with the structure that allows new skills and competencies to be recognized and rewarded.

Educators earn micro-credentials toward a Blended Learning or Personalized Learning certification.

We offer discounted pricing for out-of-state district, school, and organization cohorts. Contact us for cohort pricing @ jpellegrini@ilearncollaborative.org.

Personalized Learning Series

The Culturally Responsive Educator and Personalized Learning Innovations
The Culturally Responsive Educator and Personalized Learning Innovations

The Culturally Responsive Educator and Personalized Learning Innovations

The Culturally Responsive Educator and Personalized Learning Innovations

CDE-Approved English Learner Professional Development Program comprised of 45 hours of course work that address all requisite standards and elements.

This course provides educators with the opportunity to study aspects of culturally responsive teaching practices that build equity for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse student populations in brick-and-mortar, blended, and online learning environments. Participants will investigate best instructional practices for developing classroom climate, promoting student agency, building learner partnerships, developing literacy, supporting first and second language acquisition, monitoring progress, and deepening the learning experience through personalization and authenticity.

Please note that due to funding received through Colorado Empowered Learning, which supports professional development for Colorado educators, there is an 861 registration cap. Once that cap is met, the price of the course will be $100 for Colorado educators

45 PD clock hours/3 graduate-level credits

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1 $25.00 $25.00
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@ $25.00 ea.
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Introduction to Personalized Learning
Introduction to Personalized Learning

Introduction to Personalized Learning

Introduction to Personalized Learning

Participants in this program will become familiar with the process of implementing a personalized learning model in their classroom through dynamic engagement in student-centered activities from profile and pathway building to voice and choice of resources and assessments. Educators will learn how to master innovative strategies through modeling and reflective practice.

30 PD clock hours/2 graduate-level credits

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1 $25.00 $25.00
999 Inventory
@ $25.00 ea.
Outside of Colorado
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The Why, What & How of Personalized Learning
The Why, What & How of Personalized Learning

The Why, What & How of Personalized Learning

The Why, What & How of Personalized Learning

This course provides students with the opportunity to closely examine aspects of personalized learning the Imaginarium way. Participants will examine the theories behind personalized learning, discover the differences between personalized learning and other models, and explore effective instructional strategies, determining which to implement in their setting. By the end of the course, educators will produce a prototype, based on the driver model, specific to their content and classroom environment.

30 PD clock hours/2 graduate-level credits

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1 $25.00 $25.00
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@ $25.00 ea.
Outside of Colorado
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Foundations of Personalized Learning
Foundations of Personalized Learning

Foundations of Personalized Learning

Foundations of Personalized Learning

This course provides students with the opportunity to focus on Imaginarium’s Foundational Practices, Relationships, Culture, Mindset, and Metacognition. Participants will gain an understanding of how these essential elements develop community, cultivate culture, and promote growth mindset and agency. Participants will share best practices and strategies for activities that support learning in an environment that fosters trust, respect, and cultural awareness. They will design learning opportunities for their students, recording and reflecting on the experiences in an e-portfolio.

30 PD clock hours/2 graduate-level credits

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1 $25.00 $25.00
999 Inventory
@ $25.00 ea.
Outside of Colorado
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Planning, Instruction & Assessment in Personalized Learning
Planning, Instruction & Assessment in Personalized Learning

Planning, Instruction & Assessment in Personalized Learning

Planning, Instruction & Assessment in Personalized Learning

This course provides students with the opportunity to closely examine best practices for planning, instruction, and assessment in personalized learning. Participants will have the opportunity to explore various tools, resources, and strategies, selecting from myriad options to integrate into their own instructional model. By the end of the course, participants will personalize an existing unit of study, utilizing effective planning, instruction, and assessment methods.

30 PD clock hours/2 graduate-level credits

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1 $25.00 $25.00
999 Inventory
@ $25.00 ea.
Outside of Colorado
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Student Experience in Personalized Learning
Student Experience in Personalized Learning

Student Experience in Personalized Learning

Student Experience in Personalized Learning

This course provides students with the opportunity to closely examine the student experience in a personalized learning classroom. Focusing on Imaginarium’s Primary Drivers, Learner Paths and Evolving Learner and Teacher Roles, participants will examine instructional strategies around growth-mindset and profile development, objective/goal writing, learner path building, playlist creation, and data analysis and tracking. Participants will produce student-centered activities around these personalized learning elements for the purpose of promoting and supporting agency and will record and reflect on the experience in an e-portfolio.

30 PD clock hours/2 graduate-level credits

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1 $25.00 $25.00
999 Inventory
@ $25.00 ea.
Outside of Colorado
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Student Choice and Agency
Student Choice and Agency

Student Choice and Agency

Student Choice and Agency

This program is a deeper dive into the personalized learning pedagogy. Participants will actively engage in developing content for immediate use in their classroom. They will build student profiles and diagnostic assessments, learn how to use data to guide students in identifying learning targets and writing objectives and goals, and design multiple assessments for various mastery levels. Student support structures and management of independent learning time are additional focuses of study.

30 PD clock hours/2 graduate-level credits

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1 $25.00 $25.00
999 Inventory
@ $25.00 ea.
Outside of Colorado
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Nurturing Autonomous Learners
Nurturing Autonomous Learners

Nurturing Autonomous Learners

Nurturing Autonomous Learners

Considering their personal and institutional context, participants in this course will build and reinforce the strategies that ensure autonomous learning skill development in their students. Topics include an overview of the fundamental reasons to develop autonomous learning skills, the scaffolding and progression from instructed education to autonomous learning, and the use of strategies that reinforce students’ autonomy.

Prerequisite Student Choice and Agency - 15 PD clock hours/1 graduate-level credit

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@ $25.00 ea.
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Developing Skills Towards Autonomy
Developing Skills Towards Autonomy

Developing Skills Towards Autonomy

Developing Skills Towards Autonomy

Participants in this course will learn about skills that students should develop in their journey towards autonomous learning. Participants are invited to reflect on the concept of “skill development” and its implications, analyze how skill development ensures autonomous learning for a better quality of life, and become familiar with assessment techniques that support the development of autonomous learning skills. This course’s content largely relies on the research and techniques related to the Fontan Relational Education, a personalized and autonomous pedagogical model that successfully improves students’ academic performance.

Prerequisite Nurturing Autonomous Learners - 15 PD clock hours/1 graduate-level credit

*The prerequisite for this course is Nurturing Autonomous Learners.

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1 $25.00 $25.00
999 Inventory
@ $25.00 ea.
Outside of Colorado
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All professional development courses run year-round on an on-demand basis, beginning the second Wednesday of a month. Course availability is subject to on-going curation work. Please contact us to determine if the course you are interested in taking is available.

Refund Policy:  We are able to offer refunds within seven days of the course start date.  Refunds are processed in 3-5 business days and will be credited back to your credit card minus a 3% processing fee.  Please email refund requests to jpellegrini@ilearncollaborative.org.  We are unable to offer refunds after seven days of the course start date.