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Boost Instruction With Award-Winning PBS TeacherLine Courses

Looking for a fun, flexible, and collaborative professional learning opportunity? As a brand teachers know and trust, PBS TeacherLine offers courses that make learning truly come alive. These courses include tools for integrating technology, engaging peer interactions, interactive lessons, and authentic tasks with real-world applications. Whether you choose to work on them in your classroom after school or in the comfort of your own home, PBS TeacherLine courses are as convenient as they are respectable.  The FACILITATED courses are scheduled to begin September 16th and October 14th. To ensure a spot in your desired class, it is suggested that you enroll at least 10 days prior to the course date. Here is a sample of courses that will be offered:

Course ID

Sample Courses Scheduled to Begin September 16 & October 14, 2015

Gr Lvl

PLUs/Grad Credits

INST125

Promoting Digital Media Literacy in Students

K-12

3 PLUs / 2 GC

INST342

Teaching with Primary Resources from the Library of Congress

3-12

4 PLUs / 3 GC

MATH181

Math in Everyday Life for Grades K-5

K-5

1 PLU / 1 GC

MATH430

Seeing Math: Proportional Reasoning

6-12

3 PLUs / 2 GC

RDLA152

An Intro. to Underlying Principles & Research for Effective Literacy Instruction

K-8

4 PLUs / 3 GC

RDLA340

Teaching Reading in the Content Areas

3-12

3 PLUs / 2 GC

SOST507

America's History in the Making: A Special Collection from the Annenberg Foundation

6-12

4 PLUs / 3 GC

TECH195

Graphic Organizers for 21st Century Learning

K-12

3 PLUs / 2 GC

TECH575

Leveraging Smart and Social Digital Media in the Classroom

K-12

3 PLUs / 2 GC

SCIE564

Structure of the Earth System - STEM Professional Development from WGBH

5-12

3 PLUs / 2 GC

”I enjoyed [MATH270]. It was unlike any on-line course that I have taken... You exceeded my expectations and then some... thanks to your class I have some extra tools in my ‘toolbag’.” D. Moock, Gwinnett County Schools, GA

"Rigorous, Collaborative, Classroom-usable materials, Comprehensive!”  D. Gray, Greenville County Schools, SC (took 4 courses)

"[INST320] helped me understand just how to talk to parents and get them to assist with my class and the school as a whole. TeacherLine is a can’t-miss educ. opportunity...” L. Adkins, Savannah-Chatham County Schools, GA (took 2 courses)

The SELF-PACED courses offer fast, focused professional development when you need it. Most only cost $49 and some are free. You can explore content, watch videos, complete interactive labs and take self-assessments at your own pace. These self-paced classes that focus on the principles and practice of teaching are perfect for sparking new ideas, expanding skill sets, and energizing classrooms. Here are some examples of the SELF-PACED courses offered:

Sample Courses Offered:

MATH1001: Encouraging Mathematical Communication Skills

SOST1005: Developing Historical Thinking Skills

TECH1215: Integrating Technology into Project Based Learning

SCIE1005: Demographic Dynamics

LEAD1101: Positive Behavior in Schools I: Introduction to Schoolwide Behavior Systems (FREE!)

 

For more information, visit www.TeacherLineSoutheast.org.