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January

Differentiated Instruction (Grades 6-8) - 30hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online  Syllabus
INST180.30  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Meet the needs of all your middle school students with techniques to differentiate content, activities, and assessments. Discover methods for pre-assessment and strategies for tiered activities. Throughout the course you'll work on your final project: a differentiated instructional unit that meets your local standards of learning.
Facilitator: Pamela Smith                     
Date/Time: Mon, 1/14/08 to Sun, 2/24/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades 6-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price:
FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Patterns And Relations For Grades 6-8 - 15hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus 
MATH136.63 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Get to the heart of the matter. Learn to teach your middle schoolers how to represent, analyze, and generalize a variety of patterns - the very core of algebra. Solve sample pattern problems and connect the mathematics explored in the course with mathematics requirements in your district.
Facilitator: LaRay Mason                     
Date/Time: Mon, 1/14/08 to Sun, 2/24/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)  
JMU credit available!     
Audience: Math Teachers, Grades 6-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $300.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Teaching Phonemic Awareness And Phonics (Grades PreK-3) - 30hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus             
RDLA155.72  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine 
Bring the ideal balance of oral language, phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, and written language to your language arts instruction. Study the stages of literacy development and practice assessing the performance of budding young readers. Learn to design instructional activities that strengthen students' skills in phonemic and phonological awareness, letter-sound correspondence, and phonograms.
Facilitator: Gail Collins  
Date/Time: Mon, 1/14/08 to Sun, 2/24/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)  
JMU credit available!    
Audience:
Teachers, Grades PreK-3
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Creating Units To Support Differing Learning Styles - 30hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus                       
INST120.139 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine 
Unlock the secrets to developing a curriculum that meets the learning needs of different types of students. Create a cross-curricular unit that integrates technology to support learning, and plan lessons that address the different ways that your students learn. Activities will help you build flexibility into your lesson plans, enabling you to integrate your new knowledge into your instruction.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: Katina Johnson                 
Date/Time: Mon, 1/21/08 to Sun, 3/2/08 / Any      
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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The Art And Science Of Effective Classroom Management - 30hr

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online Syllabus             
CM_012 C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere course  
This six-week online course addresses components of successful classroom management, including managing the environment, student behavior, instruction, student productivity, and cultural diversity.    
Facilitator: Sharon Hurwitz                  
Date/Time: Mon, 1/21/08 to Sun, 3/2/08 / Any    
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points 
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:

nC.I.I. Member-List Price:$199.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Teaching With WebQuests For Grades K-12 - 30hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online  Syllabus 
TECH145.203   Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Discover Internet resources that promote inquiry oriented student learning and smart use of the Web for research and class assignments. In this course, you will explore WebQuests and learn to integrate the Internet into your curriculum effectively. You will design a WebQuest to enhance a classroom unit or curriculum area to engage students in meaningful research.
Facilitator: Tom Spencer                      
Date/Time: Mon, 1/21/08 to Sun, 3/2/08 / Any      
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)  ***ONE JMU credit available for this course***!
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost::
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Understanding Numbers And Operations: Addition And Subtraction (Grades PreK-3) - 30hr
          
Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus            
MATH250.60 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Lay the foundation that your students will build on to meet mathematical standards for years to come. Learn to teach mental arithmetic to enhance your students' understanding of addition and subtraction. Develop your understanding of computational strategies by observing students, exploring lesson plans, and examining Web resources. Design, implement, and assess a numbers and operations lesson that combines technology, manipulatives, and effective pedagogical strategies as your final project.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: Debbie Myers                     
Date/Time: Mon, 1/21/08 to Sun, 3/2/08 / Any  
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades PreK-3
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Building Critical Thinking Skills For Online Research - 30hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus                         
INST125.85  PBS TeacherLine- National 
Put 21st century skills into practice as you help students get the most from their online research by encouraging their critical-thinking and information literacy skills. Explore different information search process models and strengthen your own online research skills. Create an Internet-based model for teaching your students where to find information, how to evaluate it, and how to apply it to their tasks.    
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any   
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Connecting Family, Community And Schools- 30hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus                      
INST320.51  PBS TeacherLine- National
Learn the Action Team for Partnership (ATP) model and discover how to engage families and communities in children's education. Examine the "connection" issues, acquire tools to integrate partnership programming into your curriculum, and develop a plan that involves parents, family members, and community resources in your own classroom.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any   
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:

nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Curriculum Mapping I By Heidi Hayes Jacobs- 30hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus                     
INST300.101 PBS TeacherLine-National 
Learn from the expert on curriculum mapping in this first of two courses developed with Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs. Understand how to incorporate mapping in classrooms to enrich curricula and have a powerful impact on student performance. Part I explores the history and purpose of curriculum mapping, your role as a teacher, the types of maps, and the various data collected in the maps. You will finish the course with a complete peer-reviewed plan to adjust the scope and sequence of your curriculum to apply in your classroom right away.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator     
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any    
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Evaluating And Organizing Internet Resources And Content- 30hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online  Syllabus           
TECH340.44  PBS TeacherLine- National 
Build the knowledge, skills, and insight to research, evaluate, and organize online classroom resources successfully. Explore the different types of material available online and the methods to evaluate them. Discuss some of the social and ethical issues posed by the Internet. Practice identifying appropriate online resources that support data-driven, problem-solving lesson plans. In your final assignment, gather, organize, and critically evaluate the content of several similar Web sites.

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Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Improving Learning Through Collaboration - 30hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus
INST330.16  PBS TeacherLine- National 
Get actionable tips and strategies for applying the key principles of cooperative and collaborative learning in your classroom and incorporating them into your lesson plans.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any   
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Publishing On The Web -  30hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus 
TECH335.61
PBS TeacherLine- National 
Master basic knowledge and skills needed for Web publishing. Examine school- based Web sites and other Web-publishing projects to identify both effective and ineffective presentations. Address key issues to help you understand basic requirements before embarking on Web-publishing activities in the classroom. An easy-to-use Web page template and basic HTML prompts are provided to help you complete your final task: creating an effective Web page.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator   
Date/Time:  Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades, K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus          
INST315.30  PBS TeacherLine- National     
Discover the advantages of teaching methods that engage multiple intelligences and explore ways to implement them. You will also learn to teach and assess students differently based on their individual intellectual styles.    
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Using Assessment And Evaluation - 30hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus           
INST325.46  PBS TeacherLine- National
Delve into the full array of assessment and evaluation tools, including rubrics, journals, formal and informal assessments, and portfolios. Then, create an effective rubric based on an existing student assignment.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades, K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Fostering Cooperative Learning, Discussion, And Critical Thinking In Elementary Math (Grades 1-5) - 30hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus 
MATH120.62 PBS TeacherLine- National 
Highly developed collaborative and critical thinking skills are what your students need to meet standards and perform in high-stakes testing. Expand your collection of strategies for sharpening these skills using classroom technology. Discover activities designed to support collaboration and problem solving within the curriculum while addressing National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator    
Date/Time:  Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Teachers, Grades 1-5
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Math In Everyday Life For Grades K-5 - 15hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus 
MATH181.32   PBS TeacherLine- National
Make mathematics "real" for your young students with a fresh look at problem solving, calculators, and the Internet in the classroom. Review the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Calculator-Usage and Problem-Solving Standards for a framework to design lesson plans, address content, and meet state standards. Then, develop a "walking field trip" through tasks found in students' daily lives.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator:   National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any   
Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-5
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $300.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Seeing Mathª: Linear Equations - 30hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus  
MATH420.21  PBS TeacherLine- National 
Develop strategies for teaching students how to represent and manipulate linear equations. Examine the rationale behind the symbol manipulation that maintains an equality or corresponding inequality. Use symbolic and graphic techniques to solve equations.    
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time:  Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any  
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:   Math Teachers, Grades 6-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Seeing Mathª: Linear Functions - 30hr 

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus 
MATH410.23  PBS TeacherLine- National
Discover a fresh approach to teaching linear functions through the use of real-world problems that generate varied approaches and solutions. Learn how multiple representations and solutions strengthen students' understanding of functions, equations, and problem solving.
Facilitator:   National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Math Teachers, Grades 6-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Seeing Mathª: Proportional Reasoning - 30hr

National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus            
MATH430.19 PBS TeacherLine- National
Discover techniques to successfully guide your students through the critical transition from elementary mathematics and computing to the more complex, proportional thinking of algebra. Adapt problems from your curriculum to different learning styles using graphing, multimedia technology, and other strategies. You will also become familiar with assessment techniques that distinguish between true proportional reasoning and the appearance of understanding.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator   
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)
Audience:   Math Teachers, Grades 6-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Teaching Fractions Part 1: Helping Your Students Overcome Challenges - 15hr

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MATH226.4
  PBS TeacherLine-National Unlock the mysteries surrounding children's struggle with fractions. Through the work of the Rational Number Project (RNP), you will begin to view fraction number sense as an extension of whole number sense, and become familiar with the Lesh Translation Model, while reviewing learning theory. Explore how using manipulatives to help children develop mental images of fractions (rather than algorithms) boosts understanding. As the cornerstone of this course, the practical and research-based RNP fraction curriculum will be made available for classroom implementation.
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator    
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:  15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)
Audience:   Teachers, Grades 4-6
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $300.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Understanding Numbers And Operations: Addition And Subtraction In Grades PreK-3 - 30hr

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MATH250.59  PBS TeacherLine- National 
Lay the foundation that your students will build on to meet mathematical standards for years to come. Learn to teach mental arithmetic to enhance your students' understanding of addition and subtraction. Develop your understanding of computational strategies by observing students, exploring lesson plans, and examining Web resources. Design, implement, and assess a numbers and operations lesson that combines technology, manipulatives, and effective pedagogical strategies as your final project.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)
Audience: Teachers, Grades PreK-3
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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An Introduction To Underlying Principles And Research For Effective Literacy Instruction (Grades K-8) - 45hr

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RDLA152.10  PBS TeacherLine-National
Meet NCLB's requirements for research-based literacy and reading instruction by analyzing in-depth studies of the use of phonemic awareness, phonics, and word recognition to develop the skills required for students in kindergarten through eighth grade to expand vocabulary, improve comprehension and fluency, and gain independence. Familiarize yourself with the literacy needs of English language learners (ELLs), students with learning disabilities, and other struggling readers. As a final project, all participants will create a classroom literacy plan.

Modified from RDLA 150: includes additional coursework and/or readings for greater depth to be eligible for 3 credit hours.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator  
Date/Time:  Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08  / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Teachers, Grades K-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $430.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Children's Authors On The Web: Online Sites That Motivate Students To Write (Grades K-6)- 30hr 

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RDLA125.338  PBS TeacherLine- National
Discover the power of author studies to motivate students to read and write. This course uses a problem-based approach to teach the techniques of conducting an author study integrating technology and the Internet. Explore author and other Web sites to collect resources that will introduce your students to many genres while encouraging them to experiment by communicating with others in different forms. You'll create an individual author study you can use as the basis of an ongoing plan to inspire your students to read, write, and use technology effectively.
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any  
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Teachers, Grades K-6
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Early Literacy Learning (K-2)  Part 2 - 30hr

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RDLA350.4  PBS TeacherLine- National 
In this course, we focus on implementing a balanced literacy program using an early literacy framework. You'll practice balanced literacy techniques including read-aloud, shared reading, word wall, and interactive writing strategies, and learn how technology can help you differentiate instruction. Like Part 1, this course is geared to K-2 literacy teachers and is also helpful for reading specialists and teachers serving struggling readers and writers in upper elementary grades.

Learners must have completed Early Literacy Learning (K-2): Part 1 before they can begin this course.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator        
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any       
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Teachers, Grades K-2
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Effective Writing Instruction (Grades 4-6) - 30hr

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RDLA215.16 PBS TeacherLine- National 
Discover the course that previous participants have called "a real eye-opener with very practical information." Focusing on research paper writing, you'll learn to find topics that capture and maintain the interest of young adolescents. In addition, the course explores the connection between reading and writing, and how technology supports writing, revising, storing, and publishing a research paper.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time:  Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades 4-6
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Raising Readers: Preparing Preschoolers For Success - 15hr  

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RDLA051.14  PBS TeacherLine-National  
This course focuses on preparing preschoolers for success by developing their early literacy skills. The theories and strategies presented are based on the latest early literacy research from Susan B. Neuman and Kathleen Roskos (2007). You'll learn to use this research as you plan meaningful early literacy-learning experiences. These activities build on preschoolers' prior knowledge, expand their vocabulary, and strengthen oral language development - providing them with the foundation for reading, writing, and future academic success. The course provides video examples, online interactives, and activities from PBS, and engages you and your colleagues in a collaborative learning experience.
Facilitator:   National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)       
Audience: Teachers, Grades Pre-K
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $300.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $300.00
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Supporting ELLs: Assessing Language Development - 10hr 

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RDLA366.1  PBS TeacherLine- National 
Classroom assessment can promote language development and mastery for English language learners. Explore how to use classroom assessments effectively and strategically...as tools to diagnose learning issues and as springboards to more effective educational practices, curricula, and strategies that help students learn more successfully.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time:  Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:  10 recert pts                       
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-2
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Teaching Narrative And Expository Text Comprehension (grades PreK-K) - 45hr 

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RDLA182.4  PBS TeacherLine- National
Play, art, drama, and technology can extend student learning far beyond read-aloud sessions. Discover techniques for varying genres and including expository texts to strengthen comprehension. Practice questioning skills to aid comprehension during read-alouds. A plan for incorporating expository text into instruction is the culminating project.

Modified from RDLA180: includes additional coursework and/or readings for greater
depth (eligible for 3 credit hours).

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator    
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:   45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:   Teachers, Grades PreK-K
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $430.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant -List Price: $430.00
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Teaching Phonemic Awareness And Phonics (Grades PreK-3) - 45hr

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RDLA157.15  PBS TeacherLine- National 
Bring the ideal balance of oral language, phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, and written language to your language arts instruction. Study the stages of literacy development and practice assessing the performance of budding young readers. Learn to design instructional activities that strengthen students' skills in phonemic and phonological awareness, letter-sound correspondence, and phonograms.

Modified from RDLA155: includes additional coursework and/or readings for greater depth to be eligible for 3 credit hours.
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Teachers, Grades PreK-3
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $430.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Teaching Phonics And Spelling For Beginning And Transitional Readers (Grades 1-3) - 45hr 

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RDLA167.11   PBS TeacherLine- National
Engage your beginning and transitional readers and writers with research-based phonics and spelling activities. Study and discuss topics such as the principles that form the foundation for NCLB and traditional versus contemporary perspectives on spelling instruction. Investigate better ways to help students develop oral reading fluency through learning letters, letter-sound correspondence, letter-sound patterns, and high-frequency words, then assess a student's skill level in spelling to set appropriate individual goals. At the conclusion of the course, create a case study of a second grade speller.

Modified from RDLA165: includes additional coursework and/or readings for greater
depth to be eligible for 3 credit hours.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator   
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Teachers, Grades 1-3
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $430.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant -List Price: $430.00
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Teaching Reading In The Content Areas- 30hr

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RDLA340.131 PBS TeacherLine- National
You can master new strategies to address students' needs in various grade levels. From exploring environments that promote effective learning to examining the skills students need to read content material successfully, this course will introduce you to essential techniques that support more independent reading and learning. You'll identify opportunities for your students to access prior knowledge, set a purpose or target for reading, organize and summarize ideas, take notes, and reflect on their discoveries with satisfaction.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades 3-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Teaching Vocabulary: Word Meanings And Word Knowledge (Grades 3-5) - 45hr  

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RDLA177.4  PBS TeacherLine- National  
Enhance student's€™ reading comprehension through context-based instruction, direct instruction, and incidental exposure. Learn to incorporate proven vocabulary instructional strategies into your teaching, and design more effective lesson plans. Then evaluate how your own instructional practices map to the National Council of Teachers of English/International Reading Association (NCTE/IRA) standards and your state's standards.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Teachers, Grades 3-5
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $430.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $430.00
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Teaching Reading In Science - 30hr

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RDLA130.46   PBS TeacherLine- National 
Help students unravel the mysteries and complexities of scientific concepts by training them to approach science texts in new ways. Learn effective strategies to help your students arrange ideas, understand text organization, set goals for reading, make meaningful connections, and persevere through challenging materials.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Reading/Language Arts & Science Teachers, Grades 3-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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PBS TeacherLine / ISTE Capstone Certificate Program / Capstone I - 45hr  

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TECH410.40 PBS TeacherLine
PBS TeacherLine has teamed up with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) to certify teachers who lead the way in classroom technology integration. This research based, online professional development program empowers you to achieve the following:

  • Demonstrate your mastery of ISTE's National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T),
  • Earn recognized certification in technology integration,
  • Build a community of support for technology integration. Program participants engage in the following activities:
  • Identify relevant research about technology and learning,
  • Share digital creations that demonstrate technical standards in classroom situations,
  • Develop a multimedia portfolio of classroom projects,
  • Exchange ideas and strategies with other program participants,
  • Interact with a coach who provides guidance and feedback.

The Capstone Program consists of three courses. In this course, Capstone I, you will create a portfolio exhibit to demonstrate your use of technology. Capstone I also prepares you for Capstone II, showcasing your students'™ use of technology. Capstone I and Capstone II are 15 weeks long each.
Note: Capstone Introduction must be completed prior to enrollment.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: PBS TeacherLine Facilitator     
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any  
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
REGISTRATION & COST: EVERYONE must register and pay for this class (NOT COVERED BY THE GRANT) through the National TeacherLine website (http://pbs.org/teacherline) . If you have a group of Teachers or ITRTs interested in taking this course you can contact TeacherLine's Michelle Adams (michelle.adams@whro.org) for scheduling and special group rates.

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Fostering Collaboration, Inquiry, And Critical Thinking In Middle School Science (Grades 5-8) - 30hr

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SCIE130.58
  PBS TeacherLine- National 
Science can engage and encourage students to think critically and logically. In this course, you will learn to integrate technology into the classroom to encourage students to ask questions, collaborate with others, and explore and evaluate data. Discover software and Web activities designed to help your students organize and consolidate their thinking, communicate their ideas clearly, and analyze and evaluate the ideas of others.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator   
Date/Time:  Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades 5-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Teaching And Learning With Graphic Organizers: Featuring Inspiration -  30hr

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TECH195.225  PBS TeacherLine- National
Electronic graphic organizers can help students organize ideas, convey complex concepts, progress through the steps of the writing process, and develop their mathematical and scientific thinking skills. Address different learning styles by presenting information in a visual format that shows the connections between concepts. Learn to apply such electronic graphic organizers as Inspiration © across the curriculum, throughout all grade levels, at learning stations, and in computer labs. Expand and enhance student thinking and learning for presentations and personal productivity.
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate : Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Heredity and Adaptation - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - Grades K-5 - 30hr 

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SCIE506.4     PBS TeacherLine- National
A topic immersion course on Teaching Elementary Life Science.
Go beyond the topics typically taught in elementary life science to provide your students with a foundation for the larger K-12 science scope and sequence. As you review the difference between inherited and environmental traits and examine the processes of heredity and natural selection, you will focus on ways to prepare your students for future study in genetics and evolution.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching Elementary Life Science (SCIE500). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:   Teachers, Grades K-5
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Introduction To The Earth System - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 30hr

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SCIE562.7     PBS TeacherLine- National
A topic immersion course on Teaching Earth and Space Science.
Explore the key areas of content and methodology for teaching earth and space science effectively. Look at Earth as a system and examine how this system functions to create the physical world around us. Review Earth system science in the context of research about how people learn and inquiry-based instructional models.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching Earth and Space Science (SCIE560). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator     
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)
Audience:    Science Teachers, Grades 3-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Reproduction and Genetics - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 30hr 

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SCIE516.4     PBS TeacherLine- National
A topic immersion course on Teaching Middle School Life Science.
It's in their genes: middle school students can decode the mysteries of DNA and chromosomes. Learn techniques to make the abstract concepts of genetics and heredity concrete as you explore the mechanisms of cell division and specialization, DNA replication and protein synthesis, and the variability within species.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching Middle School Life Science (SCIE510). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08  / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Science Teachers, Grades 6-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Teaching About Genetics - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 30hr

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SCIE524.4     PBS TeacherLine- National
A topic immersion course on Teaching High School Biology
Provide your students with a deep and meaningful understanding of genetics by learning to employ content knowledge, sound teaching strategies, and real-life case studies. You'll explore methods to identify the challenging topics and "big ideas" in genetics and discover new resources and strategies to approach them.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching High School Biology (SCIE520). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time:  Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Science Teachers, Grades 9-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant--List Price: $350.00
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Teaching Effective Lessons - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 30hr

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SCIE558.4     PBS TeacherLine- National
A topic immersion course on Teaching High School Physical Science.
Learn to apply the principles of effective curriculum design to your own lesson planning. You'll examine models of environments that foster inquiry based learning and apply what you learn to improve lessons on waves or motions and forces.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching High School Physical Science (SCIE550). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator  
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any    
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Science Teachers, Grades 9-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Teaching Elementary Life Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 45hr

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SCIE500.11  PBS TeacherLine- National 
Enhance your understanding and teaching of life science. In addition to developing content knowledge, you will be introduced to the constructivist learning model, learn a range of effective teaching methodologies and experience a media-rich learning environment which you can use with your students.

Note: Four shorter courses (SCIE502, SCIE504, SCIE506, SCIE508) offering an immersion-focus into specific topics covered within this course are also available from PBS TeacherLine. When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time:  Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:  45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:   Teachers, Grades K-5
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $430.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant -List Price: $430.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Teaching High School Biology - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 45hr

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SCIE520.4     PBS TeacherLine- National
Learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching standards-based science topics, including genetics, evolution, and cell biology. Gain practice using multimedia to explore novel learning environments and methodologies that foster student interest, involve them in the research process, advance their critical thinking skills, and develop their conceptual understanding.

Note: Four shorter courses (SCIE522, SCIE524, SCIE526, SCIE528) offering an immersion focus into specific topics covered within this course are also available from PBS TeacherLine. When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.
Facilitator:   National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08/ Any
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:   Science Teachers, Grades 9-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $430.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $430.00
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Teaching Reading In Science - 30hr  

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RDLA130.46   PBS TeacherLine- National
Help students unravel the mysteries and complexities of scientific concepts by training them to approach science texts in new ways. Learn effective strategies to help your students arrange ideas, understand text organization, set goals for reading, make meaningful connections, and persevere through challenging materials.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Reading/Language Arts & Science Teachers, Grades 3-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Understanding Solubility And Density - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 30hr   

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SCIE548.4     PBS TeacherLine- National
A topic immersion course on Teaching Middle School Physical Science.
Uncover unique and engaging resources that allow you and your students to investigate changes in density, and how dissolving one substance into another affects mass and volume. Within the context of these topics, you will examine the attributes of an effective learning environment and learn to create a classroom that fosters inquiry learning.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching Middle School Physical Science (SCIE540). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time:  Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:   Science Teachers, Grades 6-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Capstone Introduction - 6hr 

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TECH400.96 PBS TeacherLine-National
PBS TeacherLine has teamed up with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) to certify teachers who lead the way in classroom technology integration. This research based, online professional development program empowers you to achieve the following:

  • Demonstrate your mastery of ISTE's National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T),
  • Earn recognized certification in technology integration,
  • Build a community of support for technology integration. Program participants engage in the following activities:
  • Identify relevant research about technology and learning,
  • Share digital creations that demonstrate technical standards in classroom situations,
  • Develop a multimedia portfolio of classroom projects,
  • Exchange ideas and strategies with other program participants,
  • Interact with a coach who provides guidance and feedback.

The Capstone Program consists of three courses. In this course, Capstone Introduction, you will create a portfolio plan for implementation in Capstone I and for Capstone II.

Note: Capstone I and Capstone II are 15 weeks long each, and both require access to students.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator   
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any   
Points/Credit Hours: 6 recert pts 
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
REGISTRATION & COST: EVERYONE must register and pay for this class (NOT COVERED BY THE GRANT) through the National TeacherLine website (http://pbs.org/teacherline). If you have a group of Teachers or ITRTs interested in taking this course you can contact TeacherLine's Michelle Adams (michelle.adams@whro.org) for scheduling and special group rates.

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Contemporary Issues - Using Technology For Discussion, Debate, And Problem Solving In The Middle School Curriculum - 30hr

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TECH190.34 PBS TeacherLine- National
Technology can help students develop debate and problem-solving skills. This course introduces new strategies for incorporating current events, controversial issues, and pop culture into the curriculum. As a final task, create your own current events lesson plan that uses technology to foster understanding, discussion, and debate. If you want to bring contemporary issues into your social studies, humanities, or science classroom, this is your course!

Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades 6-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Enhancing Multicultural Education With Technology For Grades K-8 - 30hr
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Syllabus     
TECH150.46 PBS TeacherLine- National
Create a learning environment where all children feel their culture can be expressed and appreciated. Discover how to build a collection of educational resources and technologies that can effectively unlock new worlds and encourage students to immerse themselves in different cultural experiences. The final assignment is to design a creative teaching unit incorporating community and Internet resources to advance multicultural studies in the classroom.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time:   Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nNon-C.I.I. Members-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: $199.00 (currently subsidized by USDOE funding)

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Online Facilitator Training I: Mastering The Skills Of Online Teaching - 45hr

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TECH522.1   PBS TeacherLine-National  
Online facilitators take on many important roles and, thus, wear different managerial, technical, social, and pedagogical hats. Effective facilitators must know how to provide formative feedback, offer technical guidance, foster community, and communicate 'from the side' in a way that encourages learners to construct knowledge together. This course will formally introduce you to those roles and provide you with the opportunity to try on and practice wearing several of these hats. Through research-based articles and readings, discussions, collaborative projects, and other interactive experiences, you will have multiple opportunities to build and master online facilitation skills. A simulation environment (Facilitator Training Lab) will give you an opportunity to practice specific facilitator skills. To synthesize all your learning, you will create a case study based on the experiences of a hypothetical online facilitator as your final project.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any     
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
REGISTRATION & COST: EVERYONE must register and pay for this class (NOT COVERED BY THE GRANT) through the National TeacherLine website (http://pbs.org/teacherline). If you have a group of Teachers or ITRTs interested in taking this course you can contact TeacherLine's Michelle Adams (michelle.adams@whro.org) for scheduling and special group rates.

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PBS TeacherLine / ISTE Capstone Certificate Program / Capstone II - 45hr

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TECH415.20 PBS TeacherLine-National
PBS TeacherLine has teamed up with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) to certify teachers who lead the way in classroom technology integration. This research based, online professional development program empowers you to achieve the following:

  • Demonstrate your mastery of ISTE's National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T),
  • Earn recognized certification in technology integration,
  • Build a community of support for technology integration. Program participants engage in the following activities:
  • Identify relevant research about technology and learning,
  • Share digital creations that demonstrate technical standards in classroom situations,
  • Develop a multimedia portfolio of classroom projects,
  • Exchange ideas and strategies with other program participants,
  • Interact with a coach who provides guidance and feedback.

The Capstone Program consists of three courses. In this course, Capstone II, you will create a portfolio exhibit, showcasing your students' use of
technology. Capstone I and Capstone II are 15 weeks long each.
Note: Capstone I must be completed prior to enrollment.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
REGISTRATION & COST: EVERYONE must register and pay for this class (NOT COVERED BY THE GRANT) through the National TeacherLine website (http://pbs.org/teacherline) . If you have a group of Teachers or ITRTs interested in taking this course you can contact TeacherLine's Michelle Adams (michelle.adams@whro.org) for scheduling and special group rates.

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The Computer For Personal Productivity- 30hr

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TECH300.64 PBS TeacherLine- National
Squeeze more time out of your day by tapping the power of technology to create teaching materials and assessments; communicate with colleagues, parents, and students; improve lesson planning; and manage information. Explore areas where the computer can increase personal productivity. Then develop and implement a personal productivity plan that makes the best use of your time and resources.
Facilitator:  National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any      
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member -List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Using The Computer For Cooperative Experiences- 30hr 

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TECH315.36 PBS TeacherLine- National 
Expand cooperative learning through technology. In this course, you will explore three types of online cooperative experiences: tele-collaboration, WebQuests, and project-based learning. Examine the basic elements of each model and how to apply them to a project. As a final task, develop a teaching unit that employs one of the three models, including both an assessment rubric and an implementation plan.         
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator       
Date/Time: Wed, 1/23/08 to Wed, 3/5/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Publishing On The Web - 30hr
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TECH335.62  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Master basic knowledge and skills needed for Web publishing. Examine school- based Web sites and other Web-publishing projects to identify both effective and ineffective presentations. Address key issues to help you understand basic requirements before embarking on Web-publishing activities in the classroom. An easy-to-use Web page template and basic HTML prompts are provided to help you complete your final task: creating an effective Web page.
Facilitator: Janice West 
Date/Time: Mon, 1/28/08 to Sun, 3/9/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Shaping Up: Teaching Geometry Using Technology In Grades 6-8 - 15 hr  

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MATH201.5  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine 
(Formerly MATH200) Discover and implement new, effective strategies to teach geometry to students by integrating software, Web-based activities, as well the NCTM standards into lesson plans for your 6-8 classroom.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: Milly Higgins
Date/Time:  Mon, 1/28/08 to Sun, 3/9/08 / Anytime
Points/Credit Hours:  15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)       
Audience:   Math Teachers, Grades 6-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $300.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $300.00
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Teaching Writing In The Content Areas (Grades 6-12) - 30hr  

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online  Syllabus           
RDLA220.42  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
You can bring writing into your classroom in all content areas with a practical plan developed through your work in this course. Covering the research basis for writing across the curriculum, the course will also help you teach students effective writing processes, including finding the time to write. You'll learn sound techniques for evaluating writing skills and discover proven ways to promote writing to students.
Facilitator:  Vicki Jones  
Date/Time: Mon, 1/28/08 to Sun, 3/9/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience:  Language Arts Teachers, Grades 6-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Introduction To The Earth System - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 30hr

Online  Syllabus         
SCIE562.10  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
A topic immersion course on Teaching Earth and Space Science.
Explore the key areas of content and methodology for teaching earth and space science effectively. Look at Earth as a system and examine how this system functions to create the physical world around us. Review Earth system science in the context of research about how people learn and inquiry-based instructional models.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching Earth and Space Science (SCIE560). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.
Facilitator:  Elaine Hammond
Date/Time: Mon, 1/28/08 to Sun, 3/9/08  / Any
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)  
JMU credit available!
    
Audience:   Science Teachers, Grades 6-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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February

TSIP Anywhere Anytime - 45hr
C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere/TSIP Anytime AnywhereOnline Syllabus 
TSIP.136  C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere course
TSIP Anywhere Anytime is a six-week online course that is an online adaptation of the ever popular Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel (TSIP) Certification course that has been offered for years as a face-to-face class through the C.I.I. The purpose of this course is designed to assist Virginia Educators in exploring and developing expertise with the various aspects of telecommunications tools as well as model the ways in which these tools can be used for personal learning and for integration into the teaching/learning process. This course will focus on six main areas: beginning Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and beginning Internet.
4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and a pass/fail grade will be issued from Old Dominion University upon successfully completing the online course.
Facilitator:  Debbie Rollins                   
Date/Time: Mon, 2/4/08 to Sun, 3/16/08 / Any  
Points/Credit Hours: 4.5 CEUs/45 recertification points       
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
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Web Page Design - 45hr  
C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online  Syllabus         
WPD.113  C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere course  
Students will understand the history of hypertext markup language as it applies to web pages today. They will identify basic web page design considerations and apply these elements to the creation of a set of 4 web pages. They will use basic HTML code, Internet resources and a web page editor to complete these web pages.
Facilitator: Debbie Rollins                   
Date/Time: Mon, 2/18/08 to Sun, 3/30/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours:  45 recertification points 
Audience:  Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price:$199.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Designing Technology Infused Project-Based Learning Experiences -
3 graduate credits

C.I.I./Norfolk State University Online Syllabus
UED 502-71 Norfolk State University
4.5 CEUs / 3 graduate credits - The course will consist of an introduction to Project-Based Learning (PBL), associated terminology, computer-based technologies and resources that can be used to support the PBL approach to curriculum. The course will define a general problem-solving process that participants will employ in working with the curriculum. Strategies for utilizing the Internet and other technology-based resources in instruction and ethical / managerial issues associated with using PBL and computer technology with students will be explored. Students will learn to employ search techniques to locate information that will assist them in their study and presentation of Project-Based Learning. Participants will employ a variety of methods to prepare and present lessons using the Project-Based Learning approach.
Facilitator: Tom Spencer                      
Date/Time: Mon, 2/25/08 to Sun, 4/6/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 3 graduate credits (90 recertification points)          
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
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March

Integrating Technology Into The Middle School Language Arts Curriculum - 30hr

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online Syllabus             
INTLA.108   C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere course
In the Information Age functional literacy has come to include the ability to participate in society through all kinds of traditional and electronic media. Middle school Language Arts embraces all of these facets of literacy by instilling a life-long love of reading and writing for many different audiences and purposes. The Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs) address these needs in terms of oral language, reading and literature, writing and research with a particular emphasis of the integration of technology into instruction. In this six-week course we will explore strategies and resources that transform the middle school Language Arts classroom into a vibrant, thriving, literate community of learners.
Facilitator:   Debbie Rollins                   
Date/Time:   Mon, 3/3/08 to Sun, 4/13/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:   30 recertification points 
Audience:  Middle School Language Arts Teachers
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price:$199.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Integrating The Use Of The Internet Across The K-12 Curriculum -
3 graduate credits

C.I.I./Norfolk State University Face-2-Face

- Virginia Beach Higher Education Center Syllabus 
UED 502-69
Norfolk State University
4.5 CEUs / 3 graduate credits - Educators will gain a better understanding of the Internet, its history, its potential use, and impact on education. Learn to create lesson plans that integrate Internet resources and search strategies. Learn to create a lesson that incorporates the creation of a HTML/Web page that links users to other HTML documents and Internet sites. You may receive three graduate credits (letter grade received) at the completion of this course. You may choose to take this course for 4.5 CEUs for $250.00 for a pass/fail grade. If you choose to do this, please make note of it on your registration form.
Facilitator: Tom Spencer                      
Date/Time: Tue, 3/4/08 to Tue, 4/22/08 / 4:30-8p.m. 
(was scheduled for Tue, 1/15/08 to Tue, 2/26/08 / 4:30-8p.m.)
Points/Credit Hours: 3 graduate credits (90 recertification points)          
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
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Integration & Implementation Of Virginia DOE Computer Technology Standards Of Learning Into The K-12 Curriculum - 3 graduate credits

C.I.I./Norfolk State University Face-2-Face Syllabus               
UED 502-70 Norfolk State University
4.5 CEUs / 3 graduate credits - The emphasis of this course is on the integration of the technology into the curriculum. Activities will center on the Virginia Department of Education Computer/Technology Standards of Learning for students as well as Technology Standards For Instructional Personnel (TSIP). Topics include: school computer networking-hardware configuration and administration; curricular integration of computer peripheral devices, word processing, advanced page layout, multimedia presentation, spreadsheets, databases, the use of the Internet, and HTML (Homepage) document development. You may receive three graduate credits (letter grade received) at the completion of this course. You may choose to take this course for 4.5 CEUs for $250.00 for a pass/fail grade. If you choose to do this, please make note of it on your registration form.  
Facilitator: Tom Spencer                      
Date/Time: CANCELLED (was scheduled for Tue, 3/4/08 to Sun, 4/22/07 / 4:30-8p.m.)
Points/Credit Hours: 3 graduate credits (90 recertification points)          
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
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Integrating Technology Into The Middle School Mathematics Curriculum - 30hr

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online Syllabus
INTMATH.108 C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere course
The teaching of Math has evolved with an emphasis on problem solving throughout the curriculum. Through solving real-world dilemmas students are engaged in not only applying Math facts, skills and concepts, but in generating unique solutions for practical problems. While manipulatives have been the focus of this kind of hands-on learning, technology offers new and exciting ways to bring Math alive for students. Technology and Math are a dynamic combination, and through this course you will explore the strategies, resources and possibilities for middle school teachers to integrate them across the curriculum.
Facilitator:  Debbie Rollins                   
Date/Time: Mon, 3/10/08 to Sun, 4/20/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points 
Audience: Middle School Math Teachers
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price:$199.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Integrating Technology Into The Middle Science Curriculum - 30hr

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online  Syllabus    
INTSCIE.112 C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere course 
The teaching of Science over the past decade has evolved with an emphasis on inquiry skills throughout the curriculum. Through active learning students are engaged in not only mastering important facts, skills and concepts, but in internalizing them so that they can be applied in various contexts. Whereas the Science lab is the center for this kind of hands-on learning, technology offers new and exciting ways to bring Science alive for students. More importantly, technology can accommodate students' different orientations to learning and understanding. Technology and Science are a dynamic combination, and through this course you will explore the strategies, resources and possibilities for middle school teachers to integrate them across the curriculum.
Facilitator:   Debbie Rollins          
Date/Time:  Mon, 3/17/08 to Sun, 4/27/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points 
Audience: Middle School Science Teachers
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price:$199.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Teaching For Multiple Intelligences - 30hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online  Syllabus          
INST315.32  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine 
Discover the advantages of teaching methods that engage multiple intelligences and explore ways to implement them. You will also learn to teach and assess students differently based on their individual intellectual styles.
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator    
Date/Time: Mon, 3/24/08 to Sun, 5/4/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Count On It: Number Sense For Grades K-5 - 15hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus 
MATH221.105  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine 
Make sense out of "number sense," as you discover the role it plays in students' mathematical development, and the impact it has on their future performance. Identify effective assessment strategies, examine lesson plans, Web resources, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards. As a final requirement, you will develop lesson plans using both traditional and technological manipulatives.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator:    Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Mon, 3/24/08 to Sun, 5/4/08  / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) JMU credit available!    
Audience:  Teachers, Grades K-5
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $300.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Teaching And Learning With Graphic Organizers: Featuring Inspiration - 30hr    

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online   Syllabus
TECH195.230  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Electronic graphic organizers can help students organize ideas, convey complex concepts, progress through the steps of the writing process, and develop their mathematical and scientific thinking skills. Address different learning styles by presenting information in a visual format that shows the connections between concepts. Learn to apply such electronic graphic organizers as Inspiration © across the curriculum, throughout all grade levels, at learning stations, and in computer labs. Expand and enhance student thinking and learning for presentations and personal productivity.
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Mon, 3/24/08 to Sun, 5/4/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)  JMU credit available!    
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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Building Critical Thinking Skills For Online Research - 30hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online  Syllabus          
INST125.87  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine 
Put 21st century skills into practice as you help students get the most from their online research by encouraging their critical-thinking and information literacy skills. Explore different information search process models and strengthen your own online research skills. Create an Internet-based model for teaching your students where to find information, how to evaluate it, and how to apply it to their tasks.
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Mon, 3/31/08 to Sun, 5/11/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant-List Price: $350.00
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The Classroom Computer As A Learning Station - 30hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online    Syllabus          
TECH310.45 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine 
You can guide students as they use technology, so they learn and accomplish more - and their research is more productive. Practice designing learning station activities and providing peer review support throughout the course. As your optional task, implement and revise one activity, reflect on the learning experience, and then develop a detailed plan for your new classroom learning station.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.

Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Mon, 3/31/08 to Sun, 5/11/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)  JMU credit available!    
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Effective Writing Instruction (Grades 4-6) - 30hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online   Syllabus          
RDLA215.18  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine 
Discover the course that previous participants have called "a real eye-opener with very practical information." Focusing on research paper writing, you'll learn to find topics that capture and maintain the interest of young adolescents. In addition, the course explores the connection between reading and writing, and how technology supports writing, revising, storing, and publishing a research paper.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.

Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time: Mon, 3/31/08 to Sun, 5/11/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades 4-6
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member--List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
nC.I.I. Services Participant--List Price: $350.00
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April
Facilitating Oral Language Development (Grades PreK-3) - 30hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus  
RDLA200.28
Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Blending both theoretical and practical information about oral language development for students PreK 3, this course will introduce you to proven ways to assess students' oral language skills and will give you the opportunity to practice strategies for teaching vocabulary to young students. The course also covers tactics for differentiating instruction to meet the needs of diverse students. Discover PBS resources, such as Arthur, that you can encourage parents to use to expand their children's vocabulary. Coursework includes learning to set standards-based goals for integrating solid oral language practices into your classroom.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator:  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator     
Date/Time: Mon, 4/7/08 to Sun, 5/18/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) JMU credit available!
Audience:   Teachers, PreK-3
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Math In Everyday Life For Grades 6-8 - 15hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus 
MATH186.15   Virginia's PBS TeacherLine   
Math is all around us and you can energize middle school math instruction with real-world challenges. Examine the importance of problem-solving skills, calculators, and the Internet in the classroom while addressing national math standards.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator    
Date/Time: Mon, 4/7/08 to Sun, 5/18/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)       
Audience: Math Teachers, Grades 6-8
C.I.I. Certificate: Math, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $300.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Searching And Researching On The Internet - 30hr

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus                 
TECH325.72 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine 
This course surveys the tools and background needed to use the Internet successfully as a research tool in the classroom. Practice different methods of Internet research and learn to apply them effectively and efficiently. Review the ethical and legal issues that may arise when using these new tools in the classroom. Use your new skills and knowledge to search the Internet for appropriate lesson materials to help you build a resource library.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator    
Date/Time: Mon, 4/7/08 to Sun, 5/18/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $350.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Teaching Elementary Life Science - Special Collection: Teachers' Domain, Produced By WGBH Boston - 45hr 

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by Virginia instructors and are open to Virginia educators only. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online Syllabus
SCIE500.13  Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Enhance your understanding and teaching of life science. In addition to developing content knowledge, you will be introduced to the constructivist learning model, learn a range of effective teaching methodologies and experience a media-rich learning environment which you can use with your students.

Note: Four shorter courses (SCIE502, SCIE504, SCIE506, SCIE508) offering an immersion-focus into specific topics covered within this course are also available from PBS TeacherLine. When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator 
Date/Time:  Mon, 4/7/08 to Sun, 5/18/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:  45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)      
Audience: Science Teachers, Grades 3-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price: $430.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Integrating Technology Into The Secondary Social Sciences Curriculum - 30hr 

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online  Syllabus
INTSS.107  C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere course 
This course is designed to integrate a variety of instructional technologies with the state of Virginia Standards of Learning for secondary social sciences. Teachers will discover resources including primary sources, projects, lesson plans and interactive activities available for inclusion in classroom activities to bring social sciences alive for their students. Each week will focus on a specific type of technology, with participants applying the techniques to their area of focus. Learners will be encouraged to collaborate with others to design creative and original lesson plans, projects, rubrics or presentations. Learners should already have a basic foundation in instructional technical technology utilizing the Windows 98/2000/XP platform with Microsoft Office 97/2000/XP.
Facilitator:   Pati Terry     
Date/Time:  Mon, 4/14/08 to Sun, 5/25/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points 
Audience: Social Science Teachers, grades 6-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Social Science, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member--List Price:$199.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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TSIP Anywhere Anytime - 45hr

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere/TSIP Anytime Anywhere Online   Syllabus 
TSIP.137
C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere course 
TSIP Anywhere Anytime is a six-week online course that is an online adaptation of the ever popular Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel (TSIP) Certification course that has been offered for years as a face-to-face class through the C.I.I. The purpose of this course is designed to assist Virginia Educators in exploring and developing expertise with the various aspects of telecommunications tools as well as model the ways in which these tools can be used for personal learning and for integration into the teaching/learning process. This course will focus on six main areas: beginning Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and beginning Internet.
4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and a pass/fail grade will be issued from Old Dominion University upon successfully completing the online course.
Facilitator: Debbie Rollins                   
Date/Time: Mon, 4/14/08 to Sun, 5/25/08 / Any 
Points/Credit Hours: 4.5 CEUs/45 recertification points
Audience:  Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-$199
nC.I.I. Services Participant -$199
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Integrating Technology Into The Virginia K-2 Reading Curriculum - 30 hr

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online  Syllabus          
ELEMR.110  C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere course
Balance the basics! Balanced literacy brings together the strengths of systematic phonics instruction with the benefits of holistic reading experiences to address all the needs of the emergent reader. In this course you will be immersed in strategies that help your classroom blossom into an environment where all children can grow as readers.
Facilitator:  Debbie Rollins                   
Date/Time: Mon, 4/21/08 to Sun, 6/1/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours:  30 recertification points 
Audience: Reading/Language Arts Teachers, Grades K-2
C.I.I. Certificate: Language Arts, Interdisciplinary
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price:$199.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Web Page Design - 45 hr

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online Syllabus            
WPD.114   C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere course
Students will understand the history of hypertext markup language as it applies to web pages today. They will identify basic web page design considerations and apply these elements to the creation of a set of 4 web pages. They will use basic HTML code, Internet resources and a web page editor to complete these web pages.
Facilitator:  Debbie Rollins                   
Date/Time: Mon, 4/28/08 to Sun, 6/1/08 / Any
Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points 
Audience:   Teachers, Grades K-12
C.I.I. Certificate: Science, Math, Social Science, Language Arts, Interdisciplinary, Technology Integration
Cost:
nC.I.I. Member-List Price:$199.00
Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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Special Price: FREE (currently subsidized by NCLB funding)
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