General Classroom Teaching

Current Courses



Course Descriptions
 

Effective Coaching 
Instructor: Erich Riebe
Credits: 1            
Type: Online

This class will take a critical look at effective coaching strategies.  Students will be asked to examine successful coaches in action to compare and contrast the similar tactics used to be successful.  Similarly, students will study how these successful strategies can translate into classroom instruction.

  • February 5 - March 19, 2018  Online
  • June 5 - July 16, 2018  Online

Differentiating Instruction (NEW!)
Instructor: Denise McFarlin
Credits: 3
Type: Online

Research has shown that students are more successful in school and find learning more satisfying when they are taught in ways that are responsive to their readiness levels, interests and learning profiles.  While there is not a detailed recipe for differentiating instruction, this course will highlight four cornerstones of differentiation with the brain in mind. Staff working with students of all levels will be challenged to formulate a research-based plan for future teaching with differentiation in mind. 

No additional dates currently scheduled

Legal and Ancillary Issues in Athletics
Instructor: Erich Riebe
Credits: 1            
Type: Online

Participants will gain an understanding of how school athletic programs have been improved and standardized trough the implementation of numerous procedures and policies that were enacted to enhance the welfare of student-athletes and the educational soundness of interscholastic athletic competition.

  • June 5 - July 16, 2018  Online
     

Maximizing Your Potential: Going from Good to Great
Instructor: Gary Berkowitz
Credits: 3            
Type: Online

Participants will increase their personal and professional effectiveness by learning strategies developed by national leaders; learn how to develop a clear definition of the results that you want, increase the balance and fulfillment in all segments of your professional and personal life, build team/classroom skills that finds faster and better solutions through clear expectations, shared responsibilities and understanding of priorities.

  • June 5 - July 16, 2018  Online

 

Meeting the Needs of High School Student Athletes
Instructor: Erich Riebe
Credits: 1            
Type: Online

Participants will gain an understanding of strategies to promote parents and school personnel working together to promote a common value system that results in the development of character in young student athletes. 

  • February 5 - March 19, 2018  Online
     

Planning for Integration: the Project-Based Learning Solution(NEW!)
Instructor: Denise McFarlin
Credits: 3          
Type: Online

Studies have proven that when implemented well, project-based learning (PBL) can increase retention of content and improve students' engagement and attitudes towards learning.  This course is designed to familiarize participants with the principles of Project-Based Learning (PBL) and strategies for implementing PBL projects in their classrooms. Participants will gain hands-on experience developing collaborative, inquiry-based projects that support their curricular goals.

  • July 16-20, 2018  Green Bay
  • July 23-27, 2018  Milwaukee

 

Teaching Students How to be Leaders in Their Own Community (NEW!)
Instructor: Roxie Hentz
Credits: 1
Type: Online
 

How many youth would love to learn to make money and change the world at the same time? Learn to address current math, literacy, entrepreneurship and 21st Century academic standards while guiding your students in opening a real classroom business-like venture that solves a social problem or benefits society. Leave the course with ready-to-use detailed lessons, interactive activities and group projects. 

  • March 26 - May 14, 2018 Online
  • June 18 - August 5, 2018 Online

 

Unique Learners: How Boys and Girls Learn Differently
Instructor: Denise McFarlin
Credits: 3
Type: Online or Face-to-Face

This course is designed to engage educators in reviewing current brain research about how males and females learn differently. This course will provide an opportunity to apply those differences to school and classroom adaptation plans and learn about the rationale, philosophy and implementation of a gender-friendly learning environment.

  • January 15 - March 2, 2018  Online

 

What Great Teachers Do Differently
Instructor: Denise McFarlin
Credits: 3            
Type: Online OR Face-to-Face

This course will help educators identify and reflect upon the commonalities of great teachers, support staff and administrators within our schools.  This process will clarify core values while defining them within what research and experience tells us about a meaningful teaching and learning relationship.  Teachers will create individual and classroom goals to further the integration of the community-building process in their classroom or building.

  • June 18 - August 3, 2018  Online

 

Working with Parents of Student Athletes
Instructor: Erich Riebe
Credits: 1            
Type: Online

Participants will gain an understanding of strategies to promote parental support and provide those parents with a sense of involvement in and commitment to an athletic program.  Participants will discuss what the leadership roles and actions of the Athletic Director and/or Coach are in this process.

No additional dates currently scheduled