The Middle School Institute is designed for middle school teachers seeking foundational skills necessary to prepare students for success in secondary advanced academics. These ONLINE workshops emphasize best practices and strategies to increase rigor in the classroom in order to prepare students for future AP success. Content specific workshops (subject to change) are being offered online for English, math, foreign language, science and social studies.
When: Each course meets online Monday through Friday and will include both synchronous (live instruction, either whole group or small breakout groups) and asynchronous (individual learning, not live) instruction. Synchronous instruction will take place between 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Central time. Asynchronous assignments might be required outside of those hours. Exact course schedule to be determined by instructor and will be emailed prior to the start of the workshops.
Where: All courses are held online utilizing the Canvas Learning Management System and Blackboard Collaborate.
Online Learning Support: Since 2006, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies has been offering online courses designed to meet the needs of busy professionals around the world. Our experienced Online Learning support team will be providing student support services, as needed, to all summer program participants throughout the workshop.
Professional Development Credits: Participants will receive up to 26 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits or 2.6 Continuing Education Units (CEU). SBEC Continuing Professional Education Provider Number 500571
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