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.

Advanced Courses

Engaging Students Using Gamification
Engaging Students Using Gamification

Engaging Students Using Gamification

Engaging Students Using Gamification

Participants in this program will investigate best practices for implementing gamification in their blended or online classroom. Topics for this program include game theory, game elements, and gaming. Participants will learn basic game theory, explore elements of gaming that can be added to existing courses, and apply the characteristics of a successful gamified course.

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1 $25.00 $25.00
999 Inventory
@ $25.00 ea.
Outside of Colorado
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Project-Based Learning in a Blended Environment
Project-Based Learning in a Blended Environment

Project-Based Learning in a Blended Environment

Project-Based Learning in a Blended Environment

Project-based learning in a blended classroom is introduced through this program. Participants will identify elements that constitute project-based activities based on research findings, determining the most effective instructional practices. Additionally, through instructional videos, discussion threads, and myriad resources and tools, participants will learn how to develop and assess project-based activities relevant to their content.

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1 $25.00 $25.00
999 Inventory
@ $25.00 ea.
Outside of Colorado
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Digital Tools for Blended Learning
Digital Tools for Blended Learning

Digital Tools for Blended Learning

Digital Tools for Blended Learning

Participants in this program will learn how to build a technology toolbox through an introduction to digital tools for blended and online classrooms. Those enrolled will identify the 4Cs of 21st-Century Skills while discovering digital tools/technology to bring to their individual settings. Activities are based on research findings, determining the most effective tools to utilize. Through instructional videos, discussion threads, and hands-on exploration, participants will learn how to incorporate tools relevant to their content.

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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.

*The prerequisite for this course is Student Choice and Agency.

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1 $25.00 $25.00
999 Inventory
@ $25.00 ea.
Outside of Colorado
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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.

*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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Online Course Development (12-week, 60-hour course; 30 facilitated hours)
Online Course Development (12-week, 60-hour course; 30 facilitated hours)

Online Course Development (12-week, 60-hour course; 30 facilitated hours)

Online Course Development (12-week, 60-hour course; 30 facilitated hours)

This program addresses digital course development. Participants will learn best practices in online course design that are aligned with Common Core and National Standards of Quality for Online Courses by the International Association for K--12 Online Learning (iNACOL).

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1 $450.00 $450.00
999 Inventory
@ $450.00 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.