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Assessment in the 21st Century Classroom
This course is an Intel Elements course, developed and posted online by Intel.  It will explore the role of assessment in instruction. Participants will learn about various non-traditional forms of assessment including formative and summative; assessment instruments such as checklists, metacognitive journals, graphic organizers, pacing guides and many others; reasons for assessment; student developed and implemented assessment; and how to develop an assessment plan for a unit of study to be developed as progressing through the course.
 
Date:

 May 4th – July 4th, 2011
 Class will NOT be held week of May 25th to June 1st.

Time:
 All online, so timing is whenever it fits your schedule!
Location:
 Online. You will receive information about your Moodle account.
Participants:
 All staff  
Skill level:
 All levels
Instructor:
 Colleen McLain
Credit options:
 2 hours of graduate credit
OR 30 hour of professional development credit

 

Project Based Approaches
This course is an Intel Elements course, developed and posted online by Intel.  It will explore project based learning in their classroom. Participants will learn about how classroom projects and project-based instruction can transform teaching and learning in the classroom.  This course will offer an overview to project-based approaches, look at project design, assessment options, and project planning.  Support will be provided to the participants as they work their way through the course and develop a unit of study which incorporates various components of projected based instruction. 

 

Date:

 May 4th – July 4th, 2011
 Class will NOT be held week of May 25th to June 1st.

Time:
 All online, so timing is whenever it fits your schedule!
Location:
 Online. You will receive information about your Moodle account.
Participants:
 All staff  
Skill level:
 All levels
Instructor:
 Colleen McLain
Credit options:
 2 hours of graduate credit
OR 30 hour of professional development credit
 

Information and Communication Technology Literacy (ICTL)
Wanting to know more about effective research skills for classroom use?  Need to know more about providing your students with effect research strategies such as validating authentic websites?  Evaluating information critically and competently?  Effective and creative uses of found information?  This course will answer those questions and many others!  We will explore technology learning in classrooms specifically related to research – searching, finding, evaluating and using electronic information. Participants will explore the inquiry process, how to have students access information efficiently and effectively, determine relevance of researched information, evaluate found information critically and competently, use the information effectively and creatively and finally how to practice ethical, legal and safe uses of information and technology.
 

Date:

 May 4th – July 11th, 2011
 Class will NOT be held week of May 25th to June 1st.

Time:
 All online, so timing is whenever it fits your schedule!
Location:
 Online. You will receive information about your Moodle account.
Participants:
 All staff  
Skill level:
 All levels
Instructor:
 Colleen McLain
Credit options:
 2 hours of graduate credit
OR 30 hour of professional development credit
 




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