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September 29, 2016

We Know That “Life Happens…”

From yesterday’s inbox…

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WEEK ONE IS IN SESSION!

Don’t miss a thing – Register Now!

 

We’re really proud of our courses, especially the variety and volume of amazing resources we’ve curated for you, but we know that it can be a little daunting when you first sign up and sign in. We want to remind you thatMOOC-Eds are designed for you to get what you need, so don’t feel pressured to do everything! 

Watch the video below (or click here) to hear from a past participant why she appreciated that MOOC-Eds are designed in a way that allows “life” to happen.

 

Learning Differences

Help your students meet their individual learning needs

All of us, children and adults alike, have different strengths and weaknesses in our learning. In order to help you change the way your students learn, the Learning Differences course will expand your knowledge related to learning differences, provide actionable strategies to impact the learning experience of your students, and cultivate a growth mindset related to learning differences.

Learn more and register »

 

We’ve also go two great, math-focused courses:

  • Teaching Mathematics with Technology will equip you with instructional practices that leverage technology to support students’ mathematical learning. Learn more and register »
  • Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations will teach you how to use an investigation cycle to teach statistics and help students explore data to make evidence-based claims. Learn more and register »

 

Certificates and Micro-credentials

All participants who complete MOOC-Ed courses are eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion of professional development from NC State University*. States and districts throughout the country have applied MOOC-Ed participation toward local CEU requirements in a variety of content areas.

*Participating North Carolina educators are eligible to receive a Certificate of Renewal Credit
The Friday Institute is deeply involved in bringing competency-based approaches into educator preparation, credentialing and professional development, and have designed a series of micro-credentials for teachers, coaches, and administrators who participate in our Learning Differences and Statistics courses. These micro-credentials support and extend the learning opportunities offered in the MOOC-Eds.

MOOC-Ed is a project of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Learn more about the Friday Institute at fi.ncsu.edu

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Friday Institute | mooc-communications@fi.ncsu.edu | Friday Institute for Educational Innovation | 1890 Main Campus Drive | Raleigh, NC 27606

September 27, 2016

Recommended Courses For You

Note that the first one is K-12 online learning related…

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Recommendations for you.

We combed our catalog and found courses and Specializations that we think match your interests. Browse our recommendations below, and start learning something new today!

Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom

University of California, Irvine

Learning to Teach Online

UNSW Australia (The University of New South Wales)

Surviving Your Rookie Year of Teaching: 3 Key Ideas & High Leverage Techniques

Match Teacher Residency

How To Teach Us

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing

University of London, UCL Institute of Education, Dyslexia International

First Year Teaching (Secondary Grades) – Success from the Start

New Teacher Center

e-Learning Ecologies: Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning for the Digital Age

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

First Year Teaching (Elementary Grades) – Success from the Start

New Teacher Center

The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators

American Museum of Natural History

Learning Mindsets & Skills

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Foundations of Teaching for Learning 1: Introduction

Commonwealth Education Trust

Teaching EFL/ESL Reading: A Task Based Approach

University of London, UCL Institute of Education

Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education

University of Michigan

iMOOC102: Mastering American e-Learning

The State University of New York

The Holocaust – An Introduction (I): Nazi Germany: Ideology, The Jews and the World

Tel Aviv University, Yad Vashem

Integrating Technology in the K-12 Classroom

New Teacher Center

Evolution: A Course for Educators

American Museum of Natural History

Metaliteracy: Empowering Yourself in a Connected World

The State University of New York

The Modern World, Part Two: Global History since 1910

University of Virginia

Critical Issues in Urban Education

The University of Chicago

Art & Inquiry: Museum Teaching Strategies For Your Classroom

The Museum of Modern Art

Literacy Teaching and Learning: Aims, Approaches and Pedagogies

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Aboriginal Worldviews and Education

University of Toronto

Applying to U.S. Universities

University of Pennsylvania

TESOL Certificate, Part 2: Teach English Now!

Arizona State University | 4 Course Specialization

Ruby on Rails Web Development

Johns Hopkins University | 6 Course Specialization

Managerial Economics and Business Analysis

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | 7 Course Specialization

Journey of the Universe: A Story for Our Times

Yale University | 4 Course Specialization

Java Programming and Software Engineering Fundamentals

Duke University | 5 Course Specialization

Cybersecurity: Developing a Program for Your Business

University System of Georgia | 4 Course Specialization

Foundations of Marketing Analytics

Emory University | 6 Course Specialization

Functional Programming in Scala

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne | 5 Course Specialization
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September 26, 2016

Flexible, Engaging, & Free PD Starts TODAY!

From the inbox earlier today…

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FALL 2016 MOOC-EDS START TODAY!

Don’t miss a thing – register now!

Quick quiz! Every MOOC-Ed is:

(A) Engaging
(B) Adaptive to your schedule
(C) Research-based and immediately applicable
(D) Collaborative
(E) All of the above

Hint: It’s the fifth letter of the alphabet…

 

Learning Differences

Help your students meet their individual learning needs

All of us, children and adults alike, have different strengths and weaknesses in our learning. In order to help you change the way your students learn, the Learning Differences course will expand your knowledge related to learning differences, provide actionable strategies to impact the learning experience of your students, and cultivate a growth mindset related to learning differences.

Learn more and register »

 

We’ve also go two great, math-focused courses:

  • Teaching Mathematics with Technology will equip you with instructional practices that leverage technology to support students’ mathematical learning. Learn more and register »
  • Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations will teach you how to use an investigation cycle to teach statistics and help students explore data to make evidence-based claims. Learn more and register »

 

Certificates and Micro-credentials

All participants who complete MOOC-Ed courses are eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion of professional development from NC State University*. States and districts throughout the country have applied MOOC-Ed participation toward local CEU requirements in a variety of content areas.

*Participating North Carolina educators are eligible to receive a Certificate of Renewal Credit
The Friday Institute is deeply involved in bringing competency-based approaches into educator preparation, credentialing and professional development, and have designed a series of micro-credentials for teachers, coaches, and administrators who participate in our Learning Differences and Statistics courses. These micro-credentials support and extend the learning opportunities offered in the MOOC-Eds.

MOOC-Ed is a project of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Learn more about the Friday Institute at fi.ncsu.edu

Like us on Facebook   |    Follow us on Twitter

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

 

This message was sent to mkbarbour@gmail.com from:

MOOC-Ed @ Friday Institute | mooc-communications@fi.ncsu.edu | Friday Institute for Educational Innovation | 1890 Main Campus Drive | Raleigh, NC 27606

September 22, 2016

MOOC-Eds Start Monday – Sign Up Today!

Also from Tuesday’s inbox…

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FALL 2016 MOOC-EDS START MONDAY

Don’t miss a thing – register now!

If you’ve already enrolled in one (or more) MOOC-Ed this fall, be sure to tell your colleagues! Past participants have reported more satisfactory course experiences when they worked with others in their school or district, and it will help you implement plans and bring innovations you learn about in the course to your school!

 

Help your students meet their individual learning needs

All of us, children and adults alike, have different strengths and weaknesses in our learning. In order to help you change the way your students learn, the Learning Differences course will expand your knowledge related to learning differences, provide actionable strategies to impact the learning experience of your students, and cultivate a growth mindset related to learning differences.

Learn more and register »

 

Enrich your math classroom with technology (NEW!)

Technology is an essential component of today’s workplace and is a ubiquitous component of our society. When integrated effectively, technology can be an invaluable tool to support students’ engagement in and learning of mathematics. Teaching Mathematics with Technology willl equip you with instructional practices that leverage technology to support students’ mathematical learning.

Learn more and register »

 

Make real data come to life for your students

To help ensure students are able to use data for making informed decisions, many countries around the world have increased the emphasis on statistics and data analysis in school curriculum. In the Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations course, you will use an investigation cycle to teach statistics and help students explore data to make evidence-based claims.

Learn more and register »

 

Important information if you’re seeking credit for your MOOC-Ed participation:

  • All participants who complete MOOC-Eds are eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion of professional development from NC State University
  • Participating North Carolina educators are eligible to receive a Certificate of Renewal Credit
  • Educators around the world have applied their MOOC-Ed experience toward CEU requirements in a variety of content areas!*

*Subject to the approval of local crediting agencies

MOOC-Ed is a project of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Learn more about the Friday Institute at fi.ncsu.edu

Like us on Facebook   |    Follow us on Twitter

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

 

This message was sent to mkbarbour@gmail.com from:

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation | communications@fridayinstitute.net | Friday Institute for Educational Innovation | 1890 Main Campus Drive | Raleigh, NC 27606

September 19, 2016

Recommended Courses For You

Note the first one, which is focused on K-12 online and blended learning…

Ready to learn something new? My CoursesCourse Catalog

Recommendations for you.

We combed our catalog and found courses and Specializations that we think match your interests. Browse our recommendations below, and start learning something new today!

Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom

University of California, Irvine

Learning to Teach Online

UNSW Australia (The University of New South Wales)

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools

University of Houston System

Get Organized: How to be a Together Teacher

Relay Graduate School of Education

How To Teach Us

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing

University of London, UCL Institute of Education, Dyslexia International

First Year Teaching (Secondary Grades) – Success from the Start

New Teacher Center

e-Learning Ecologies: Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning for the Digital Age

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

First Year Teaching (Elementary Grades) – Success from the Start

New Teacher Center

American Education Reform: History, Policy, Practice

University of Pennsylvania

Gamification

University of Pennsylvania

The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators

American Museum of Natural History

Learning Mindsets & Skills

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education

University of Michigan

Foundations of Teaching for Learning 1: Introduction

Commonwealth Education Trust

Lesson Planning with the ELL in Mind

Arizona State University

Teaching EFL/ESL Reading: A Task Based Approach

University of London, UCL Institute of Education

The Emergence of the Modern Middle East – Part II

Tel Aviv University

Internet History, Technology, and Security

University of Michigan

The Emergence of the Modern Middle East – Part I

Tel Aviv University

Assessing Achievement with the ELL in Mind

Arizona State University

The Holocaust – An Introduction (II): The Final Solution

Tel Aviv University, Yad Vashem

The Rooseveltian Century

Universiteit Leiden

Questionnaire Design for Social Surveys

University of Michigan

Managerial Economics and Business Analysis

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | 7 Course Specialization

Functional Programming in Scala

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne | 5 Course Specialization

TESOL Certificate, Part 2: Teach English Now!

Arizona State University | 4 Course Specialization

Executive Data Science

Johns Hopkins University | 5 Course Specialization

Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR

Michigan State University | 5 Course Specialization

Ruby on Rails Web Development

Johns Hopkins University | 6 Course Specialization

Investment and Portfolio Management

Rice University | 5 Course Specialization

Internet of Things

University of California, San Diego | 6 Course Specialization
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