New MOOCs for Educators

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Here are a couple of upcoming MOOCs from MOOC-Ed:
Fraction Foundations (January 26 – March 22)

This eight-week course will help you teach fractions concepts and skills more effectively by increasing your understanding of students’ thinking and implementing research-based approaches in the classroom. Designed for elementary teachers, math coaches and teacher educators, this course will address rigorous curriculum standards for fractions, whether from the Common Core State Standards or from other up-to-date standards.

Click here to learn more about or register for the course.
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Learning Differences (February 9 – March 22)
This six-week long course will explore the habits of mind and problem-solving tools that a teacher should have in order to address all students’ learning differences. The course encourages teachers to understand their own learning differences and includes strategies for learning differences in executive function, working memory, and motivation. Instructional coaches, media coordinators, and teacher leaders will have the opportunity to participate in an additional two units focused on strategies for coaching and supporting other teachers in their work with learning differences.
Click here to learn more about or register for the course.
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Disciplinary Literacy for Deeper Learning (February 16 – March 29)
This six-week course will explore what it means to read, write, speak, and listen for learning and creating knowledge within a discipline. Designed specifically for teacher educators and 4-12th grade teachers in English and Language Arts, Science, History or Social Studies, and Mathematics, this course is open to all educators in K-12 and postsecondary levels interested in learning more about disciplinary literacy for deeper learning. Additionally, this course provides an optional PLC Facilitation Guide to assist teams as they work through the MOOC-Ed together.
Click here to learn more about or register for the course.
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Coaching Digital Learning (February 23 – April 5)
This six-week course will allow you to collaborate with other instructional technology coaches, specialists, and those who guide the integration of digital learning to directly enhance and support student learning. You will deepen your understanding of what it takes to coach educators to integrate technology effectively; explore relevant frameworks, strategies, tools, and resources; and develop and share an Instructional Technology Coaching Action Plan to support your school or district’s digital learning culture.
Click here to learn more about or register for the course.”
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To learn more about MOOC-Ed, click here.
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