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February 6, 2016

Class Is In Session @ MOOC-Ed – Register For Ongoing Courses Today And Enter To Win A $100 Amazon Gift Card

From Thursday’s inbox…

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Thousands of educators have already signed up for our Spring 2016 MOOC-Ed courses – it’s not too late for you to join them!

YOU CAN STILL WIN A $100 AMAZON GIFT CARD

Option #1: Register for any Spring 2016 MOOC-Ed course!

That’s it. Just find the course – or courses (listed below) – right for you, register, and you’ll be automatically entered to win!

Option #2: Tell your friends!

Once you’ve registered, click here to create a unique URL to share with your friends and colleagues to help us spread the word! The more people who register for any MOOC-Ed course using your unique URL, the more chances you’ll have to win!

Register today!

 

Help your students think like scientists, mathematicians, writers, AND historians

With Disciplinary Literacy for Deeper Learning, strengthen your understanding of what it takes to engage students in deeper learning through disciplinary literacy practices. This course focuses on literacy across the four major disciplines: math, science, English/language arts, and history/social studies. This course endsMarch 13.

Learn more and register »

 

Understand how your students think about fractions (Includes NEW micro-credentials!)

Fraction Foundations will help you teach fractions concepts and skills more effectively through understanding student thinking and using research-based approaches in your classroom. (Not sure what micro-credentials are? Click here to learn more.) This course ends March 27.

Learn more and register »

 

Make real data come to life in your classroom

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. This course ends March 27.

Learn more and register »

 

Get your school on board with digital learning through coaching
February 15, 2016 – March 27, 2016

Enroll in the Coaching Digital Learning course to enhance your digital learning content knowledge and further develop coaching strategies to cultivate a digital learning culture.

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 your local crediting agency.

Ever wonder we what do with the data we collect from MOOC-Ed courses?
by Friday Institute researcher and Learning Differences instructor Lauren Acree
to get an idea of what we learn about how you learn.

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

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

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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

February 3, 2016

Hi Michael K. Barbour, We Have Recommended Courses For You

More from Monday’s inbox…  No K-12 online learning specific items below.

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Recommended Courses

University of London, UCL Institute of Education
Begins Now

Match Teacher Residency
Begins Now

Relay Graduate School of Education
Begins Now

Relay Graduate School of Education
Begins Feb 15, 2016

High Tech High Graduate School of Education
Begins Now

University of London, UCL Institute of Education, Dyslexia International
Begins Now

Duke University, Emory University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Begins Now

University of Pennsylvania
Begins Feb 01, 2016

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Begins Now

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If you have any questions or feedback, please visit our support site.
Copyright (c) 2016 Coursera, Inc | 381 E. Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94041 USA

January 29, 2016

MOOC-Eds Start MONDAY: Sign Up Or Share For A $100 Amazon Gift Card!

This is a late posting, but since this starts on Monday I wanted to get it out today…

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TWO CHANCES TO WIN A $100 AMAZON GIFT CARD

Whether the items on your Amazon Wish List are for your classroom or your living room, everyone could use an extra $100… So we’re giving you TWO ways to win!

Option #1: Register for any Spring 2016 MOOC-Ed course!

That’s it. Just find the course – or courses (listed below) – right for you, register, and you’ll be automatically entered to win!

Option #2: Tell your friends!

Once you’ve registered, click here to create a unique URL to share with your friends and colleagues to help us spread the word! The more people who register for any MOOC-Ed course using your unique URL, the more chances you’ll have to win!

 

Register today!

 

Disciplinary Literacy for Deeper Learning
February 1, 2016 – March 13, 2016

Strengthen your understanding of what it takes to engage students in deeper learning through disciplinary literacy practices. This course focuses on literacy across the four major disciplines: math, science, english/language arts, and history/social studies.

Learn more and register »

 

Teaching Statistics Through Data Investigations
February 1, 2016 – March 27, 2016

Use an investigation cycle to teach statistics and help students explore data to make evidence-based claims.

Learn more and register »

 

Fraction Foundations (Includes NEW micro-credentials!)
February 1, 2016 – March 27, 2016

Teach fractions concepts and skills more effectively through understanding student thinking and using research-based approaches in your classroom. We have added four Fair-Sharing Micro-Credentials and four Number Lines Micro-Credentials to this course, allowing educators to go even deeper with their professional development. (Not sure what micro-credentials are? Click here to learn more.)

Learn more and register »

 

Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change
February 15, 2016 – March 27, 2016

Enhance digital learning content knowledge and further develop coaching strategies to cultivate a digital learning culture.

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 your local crediting agency.

Ever wonder we what do with the data we collect from MOOC-Ed courses?
by Friday Institute researcher and Learning Differences instructor Lauren Acree
to get an idea of what we learn about how you learn.

MOOC-Ed is a project by 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 | fi_communications@ncsu.edu | Friday Institute at NC State | 1890 Main Campus Drive | Raleigh, NC 27606

January 27, 2016

Hi Michael K. Barbour, We Have Recommended Courses For You

Yet another item from Monday’s inbox…

coursera logo
Recommended Courses

University of Houston System
Begins Jan 18, 2016

University of London, UCL Institute of Education
Begins Now

Match Teacher Residency
Begins Now

Relay Graduate School of Education
Begins Feb 15, 2016

Relay Graduate School of Education
Begins Now

High Tech High Graduate School of Education
Begins Now

Duke University, Emory University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Begins Now

University of London, UCL Institute of Education, Dyslexia International
Begins Now

University of Pennsylvania
Begins Feb 01, 2016

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If you have any questions or feedback, please visit our support site .
Copyright (c) 2016 Coursera, Inc | 381 E. Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94041 USA

January 22, 2016

CEU Credit through MOOC-Ed Courses

Also from yesterday’s inbox…

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MAKE THE MOST OF SPRING ’16 MOOC-ED COURSES WITH A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION AND CEU RECOGNITION

Courses begin February 1st

MOOC-Ed courses are self-directed, peer-supported, project-based, and allow for rich blended learning opportunities. They are flexible and can be accessed at any time, in any place, and on any device. All the courses are free and open to all interested U.S. and international educators.

  • 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!*

Register today!

 

Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change
February 15, 2016 – March 27, 2016

Enhance digital learning content knowledge and further develop coaching strategies to cultivate a digital learning culture.

North Carolina educators may earn up to 20 hours of Renewal Credits in Digital Learning and Instructional Technology.

Learn more and register »

 

Disciplinary Literacy for Deeper Learning
February 1, 2016 – March 13, 2016

Strengthen your understanding of what it takes to engage students in deeper learning through disciplinary literacy practices. This course focuses on literacy across the four major disciplines: math, science, english/language arts, and history/social studies.

North Carolina educators may earn up to 20 hours of Renewal Credits in Literacy.

Learn more and register »

 

Fraction Foundations (Includes NEW micro-credentials!)
February 1, 2016 – March 27, 2016

Teach fractions concepts and skills more effectively through understanding student thinking and using research-based approaches in your classroom. We have added 4 Fair-Sharing Micro-Credentials and 4 Number Lines Micro-Credentials to this course, allowing educators to go even deeper with their professional development.

North Carolina educators may earn up to 30 hours of Renewal Credits in Mathematics Education.

Learn more and register »

 

Teaching Statistics Through Data Investigations
February 1, 2016 – March 27, 2016

Use an investigation cycle to teach statistics and help students explore data to make evidence-based claims.

North Carolina educators may earn up to 25 hours of Renewal Credits in Mathematics Education.

Learn more and register »

*Subject to the approval of your local crediting agency.

MOOC-Ed is a project by 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 | fi_communications@ncsu.edu | Friday Institute at NC State | 1890 Main Campus Drive | Raleigh, NC 27606

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